Stop By the ABA Member Lounge at BookExpo

    The ABA Member Lounge will be the place for booksellers to go for refreshments, one-on-one IndieCommerce consultations, meetings with special vendors, exclusive galleys, and more.

    A Q&A With Ci6 Keynote Speakers Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson

    The Hudsons are the editors of the upcoming children’s anthology We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices, which contains writing and artwork from 50 of the foremost diverse children’s authors and illustrators.

    Last Call! Sign Up Now for Celebration of Bookselling, Kids’ Speed Dating Lunches

    The deadlines are drawing near for booksellers hoping to sign up to mingle with authors at two stellar events at BookExpo.

    Ask Edelweiss: Submit Your Questions Now

    Booksellers attending Children’s Institute are invited to submit questions about the Edelweiss+ platform and join one of two “Ask an Edelweiss Expert” sessions being held at the event.

    Claim Your Spot for Ci6 Chalkboard Lettering Workshop, Walking Tour

    For just $30, booksellers attending next month’s Children’s Institute can reserve a spot for a chalkboard-lettering workshop with a New Orleans artist or a walking tour of the city’s famed French Quarter.

    Pencils Ready? ABA to Offer Array of Education Sessions at BookExpo

    Booksellers can gain a wealth of knowledge from education sessions on successful marketing strategies, diversity and inclusion tactics, and bookseller tools such as BookScan and Edelweiss+.

    Silent Art Auction at BookExpo to Feature 150 Pieces of Original Art

    Here, auction coordinator Susannah Richards encourages all BookExpo attendees to purchase their tickets for the Silent Art Auction.

    Join the POS User Group Roundtables at BookExpo

    The POS User Group Roundtables at BookExpo will allow current users of IBID, Basil, Wordstock, and Booklog to ask questions and figure out how to maximize the use of their current POS system.

    Prepare for Publicists Speed Dating With “Creating a Press Kit” Webinar

    Booksellers who have registered for Publicists Speed Dating at BookExpo 2018 are encouraged to check out ABA’s webinar on “Creating a Press Kit,” which is available on ABA’s Learning on Demand page.

    Register Now for Special Events at BookExpo

    ABA member booksellers have the opportunity to attend exclusive events, such as Meet the Editor and the Speed Dating Lunch with Children’s Book Authors. Deadlines are approaching; sign up now.

    Children’s Institute Scholarship Winners, Attendee List Announced

    Thanks to the generosity of lead sponsor Baker & Taylor, 55 publisher sponsors, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, and Publishers Weekly, 79 booksellers have received a scholarship to attend Children’s Institute.

    Children’s Institute to Feature More Than 70 Authors and Illustrators

    More than 70 authors and illustrators will appear at next month’s ABC Children’s Institute over the course of three days of keynote presentations, featured talks, and special events.

    Author and Wellness Expert Mallika Chopra to Speak at Children’s Institute

    At Ci6, Mallika Chopra will share practical tips from her forthcoming children’s how-to meditation book, Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More.

    Meet Representatives From ABFE, Media Coalition, and 2020 Vision USA at BookExpo

    Booksellers can visit Booth 2862 to meet Dave Grogan, Director of ABFE, Advocacy, and Public Policy; 2020 Vision USA President Denise Foster; and Media Coalition Executive Director David Horowitz.

    B&N Chairman Len Riggio to be BookExpo’s First-Ever Grand Opening Keynote Speaker

    On Wednesday, May 30, Riggio will appear on the Midtown Stage to discuss the importance of brick-and-mortar stores and the changing book retail landscape.


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