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    Winter Institute Updates: Book Swap, Bookstore Tours, Leadership and Finance Seminars

    With the American Booksellers Association’s 12th annual Winter Institute just three weeks away, here are some important reminders and updates.

    BookExpo Registration Underway

    ABA member booksellers can register for free badges to BookExpo 2017 and take advantage of a great rate at Hotel ABA — The Row NYC Hotel; a limited number of rooms are still available.

    Registration for Children’s Institute to Open January 11

    Registration for the 2017 ABC Children’s Institute will open next Wednesday. The event will be held at the Red Lion Hotel on the River – Jantzen Beach in Portland, Oregon, from April 5–7.

    2017 BookExpo Registration Now Open

    Registration for BookExpo 2017 opened last week. The trade show and ABA programming will held at New York’s Javits Convention Center from Wednesday, May 31, through Friday, June 2.

    Winter Institute Workshop to Teach Key Competencies for Effective Leadership

    Here, Amanda Cebula and Thomas Stanley of the Kansas Leadership Center discuss what booksellers can expect to learn during the Leadership Workshop for Owners and Managers at next month’s Winter Institute.

    The Latest IndieCommunication for IndieCommerce Stores

    The November 25 edition of IndieCommunication features information about the IndieCommerce Institute, Winter Institute one-on-ones, Libro.fm, and Google Analytics.

    New Date and Time for Winter Institute Finance Seminar

    The Bookstore Finance Seminar at Winter Institute 12 will now take place on Monday, January 30, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Spaces Filling Up for Special Winter Institute and Pre-Institute Programs

    Booksellers should register now to secure seats for Wi12’s Bookstore/Publisher Tours, IndieCommerce Institute, Leadership Workshop, Advanced Education Sessions, and Finance Seminar.

    Registration for Special Winter Institute and Pre-Institute Programs Underway

    Registration is now open for Winter Institute 12’s Bookstore/Publisher Tours, IndieCommerce Institute, Leadership Workshop, Advanced Learning Sessions, and Finance Seminar.

    Wi12 Advanced Education to Focus on Management and Store Culture

    Registration opens November 1 for Winter Institute 12’s two Advanced Education Sessions for store owners and managers: “Understanding and Fostering Your Store Culture” and “Managing Managers.”

    NCIBA Show to Offer ABACUS Education Session & IndieCommerce One-on-Ones

    Booksellers at the NCIBA Fall Discovery Show are invited to visit the ABA booth, take part in an ABACUS education session, and meet one-on-one with a member of the IndieCommerce team.

    SCIBA Show to Feature ABACUS Education Session

    Booksellers attending the SCIBA trade show are invited to the education session “Understanding and Acting on Your ABACUS-15 Report” and to stop by the ABA table on the show floor.

    Winter Institute Seminar to Focus on Bookstore Finance Basics

    The Bookstore Finance Seminar at Wi12 will explore the fundamentals of budgeting, cash flow analysis, business financing, bookkeeping, and financial statements.

    ABA Education at NAIBA to Focus on ABACUS & IndieCommerce

    Booksellers at the NAIBA Fall Conference are invited to visit ABA on the show floor, take part in an ABACUS education session, and meet one-on-one with a member of the IndieCommerce team.

    Winter Institute Waitlist Forming

    Winter Institute 12 logo

    Winter Institute 12 registration reached capacity last week, but booksellers can still add their names to a waitlist.

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