ABA Events



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Winter Institute 2022, Cincinnati, OH, February 13-16
Winter Institute
February 13-16, 2022
Cincinnati, OH
A can't miss, yearly in-person event for the entire independent bookselling community.
ABA Snow Days: A Virtual Bookselling Retreat
ABA Snow Days: A Virtual Bookselling Retreat
March 8-9, 2022
A new event featuring recorded programming from Wi2022 plus new educational programming, authors, & networking opportunities.
Independent Bookstore Day
Independent Bookstore Day
Saturday, April 30, 2022
Join the national party at your local bookstore on the last Saturday of April!
Children's Institute 10th Anniversary at Biltmore in Phoenix, AZ
Children's Institute
June 20–22, 2022
Phoenix, AZ
A two+ day, in-person event devoted to children’s bookselling.
Regional Fall Shows
Fall Regional Trade Shows
September & October 2022
ABA attends each of the seven fall regional trade shows and presents unique education.
Indies First November 27, 2021
Indies First
November 26, 2022
An annual celebration of multiple events at local bookstores on Small Business Saturday.

About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.


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