Spring Regional Forums

    March 16, 2018 to April 25, 2018

    Each spring, ABA staff travels around the country to meet with member booksellers. These meetings, held in conjunction with the regional bookseller associations, are designed to provide an opportunity to share ideas, discuss industry issues, and receive updates on various association projects. The meetings are open to all booksellers – both ABA members and non-members.

    For 2018, the ABA education portion, “A Year of Bookstore Profitability,” will present a year-long calendar of effective steps that bookstores can implement — as well as key cost-saving programs — to boost sales and improve the bottom line.

    2018 Spring Forums (Locations may change; check back prior to event)

    Fri Mar 16, 2018         
    SCIBA Spring Forum
    The Garland
    4222 Vineland Ave.
    North Hollywood, CA 91602

    Sun Mar 18, 2018      
    NCIBA Spring Forum
    Tides Thoreau Center Presidio
    1012 Torney Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94129

    Mon Mar 19, 2018      
    PNBA Spring Forum
    Elliot Bay Book Company
    1521 10th Ave.
    Seattle, WA 98122

    Fri Mar 23, 2018         
    SIBA Spring Forum
    Flyleaf Books
    752 M.L.K. Jr Blvd.
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514

    Mon Mar 26, 2018      
    MIBA Spring Forum, #1
    Amsterdam Bar and Hall
    6th & Wabasha

    Saint Paul, MN 55102

    Wed Mar 28, 2018      
    NAIBA Spring Forum
    Marks Paneth LLP
    685 3rd Ave.
    New York, NY 10017

    Thu Apr 12, 2018         
    NEIBA Spring Forum
    First Parish
    3 Church Street, Harvard Square
    Cambridge, MA

    Tue Apr 17, 2018         
    GLIBA Spring Forum
    The Inn on Ferry Street
    84 E Ferry St.
    Detroit, MI 48202

    Mon Apr 23, 2018         
    MIBA Spring Forum, #2
    Evangeline's Bistro and Music House
    512 N. Euclid Ave.
    St. Louis, MO 63108

    Wed Apr 25, 2018         
    MPIBA Spring Forum
    Center for the Arts Evergreen
    31880 Rocky Village Dr.
    Evergreen, CO 80439


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