Kick Off BookExpo 2017 With Two Publisher Parties on May 30

    Penguin Random House and the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses are each inviting booksellers attending BookExpo 2017 to mix and mingle at parties on May 30.

    Silent Auction Tickets on Sale Now

    All BookExpo registrants can purchase tickets now for the popular Silent Art Auction at BookExpo. The event will feature the announcement of the winners of the Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards.

    First Amendment Attorney to Receive First Meskis Free Speech Award

    ABA’s inaugural Joyce Meskis Free Speech Award will be presented to Michael A. Bamberger, the general counsel of Media Coalition, on May 31 during the Celebration of Bookselling at BookExpo.

    Booksellers to Moderate BookExpo Editors’ Buzz Panels

    ABA member booksellers will moderate the adult, YA, and middle grade Editors’ Buzz panels at BookExpo.

    Free Speech on the BookExpo Agenda

    The importance of defending freedom of speech will be discussed during BookExpo programs presented by American Booksellers for Free Expression and PEN America.

    LIBRIS Offers BookExpo Attendees a Chance to Win $50

    LIBRIS, the insurance company created by ABA specifically to meet the needs of independent bookstores, is offering a special promotion for members attending BookExpo.

    Deadlines Extended for Meet the Editor, Speed Dating Lunch With Children’s Authors

    The deadline for booksellers attending BookExpo 2017 to register for Meet the Editor is May 21; for the ABC/CBC Speed Dating Lunch With Children’s Authors, the registration deadline is May 22.

    Schedule an Advocacy Appointment for BookExpo 2017

    Booksellers attending BookExpo are invited to schedule a time to talk at the show with David Grogan, ABA’s director of public policy and advocacy, about any issues of concern.

    Navigating BookExpo 2017: A Checklist

    With BookExpo 2017 just two weeks away, now is a good time to revisit a checklist of recommendations from booksellers who are accomplished at achieving their key business goals at the show.

    Hillary Clinton to Appear at BookExpo 2017

    Former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will make a special appearance at BookExpo 2017 on Thursday, June 1.

    ABA President, Vice President Encourage Members to Make the Most of BookExpo

    In a May 10 e-mail, ABA President Betsy Burton and Vice President Robert Sindelar urged members to take maximum advantage of all the opportunities provided by the association at BookExpo.

    ABA to Present Four Education Sessions at BookExpo 2017

    ABA education at BookExpo 2017 will feature sessions on hiring for diversity, selling controversial books, and migrating to Edelweiss+, as well as a session for authors interested in working with indies.

    Breakfast Speakers to Sign in ABA Member Lounge at BookExpo

    Ten of the 12 featured speakers at this year’s BookExpo Book & Author Breakfasts will be autographing exclusively for booksellers in the ABA Member Lounge on the trade show floor.

    Deadlines Approach for Exclusive ABA Events at BookExpo

    Booksellers planning to participate in the Meet the Editor or Publicists Speed Dating programs at BookExpo 2017 must sign up by May 12; the deadline to register for the ABC/CBC Speed Dating Lunch With Children’s Authors is May 15.

    ABA Lounge at BookExpo to Feature IndieCommerce One-on-Ones

    Booksellers with questions about selling books and marketing their stores online are invited to visit with a member of the IndieCommerce team in the ABA Member Lounge (Booth 721) at BookExpo 2017.


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