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06 Apr

April 12 Deadline for ABA Board Election Ballots

Next Tuesday, April 12, is the last day for all main store members to vote in the 2016 ABA Board of Directors elections. Stores that need the ballot link should contact their ABA member relationship manager.

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04 Apr

Booksellers Forums: April 8, Boulder; April 10, San Francisco

ABA invites booksellers to Spring Forums on Friday, April 8, in Boulder, Colorado, and on Sunday, April 10, in San Francisco. Both programs will feature a discussion about industry issues and the education session “Indie Bookstores and the New Localism: What You Can Do.”

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06 Apr

BEA Breakfast Speakers to Autograph in ABA Member Lounge

Seven of the eight featured authors at this year’s BEA breakfasts will be autographing exclusively for indie booksellers in the ABA Member Lounge on the McCormick Place trade show floor.

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30 Mar

BEA 2016: Scholarship Deadline, Publicists Speed Dating, ABC/CBC Lunch & Tea, and More

Here are important reminders about the BEA scholarship deadline; Publicists Speed Dating registration; tickets for the ABC/CBC Speed Dating Lunch With Children’s Authors and the Tea With Children’s Authors and Illustrators; and free BEA badges and discounted parking at McCormick Place.

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30 Mar

April 6 Voting Deadline for Indies Choice, E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards

Next Wednesday, April 6, is the deadline for booksellers at all ABA member stores to cast their ballots for the 2016 Indies Choice and E.B. White Read-Aloud awards. Up to three booksellers per ABA member store location can make a reservation for the awards lunch at BEA.

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24 Mar

The April ’16 Now in Paperback/Revisit & Rediscover Flier, Shelf-Talkers

Downloadable fliers and shelf-talkers are now available to promote the April Indie Next List’s Next Great Reads, Now in Paperback titles, and Revisit & Rediscover backlist favorites.

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25 Mar

Spring Forum “New Localism” Video Clips Available

Three video clips featured in the ABA Booksellers Forum education session “Indie Bookstores and the New Localism: What You Can Do” are now available on the ABA YouTube channel.

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23 Mar

Registration Underway for May 2016 IndieCommerce Institute

Registration is open for the 2016 IndieCommerce Institute, to be held on Tuesday, May 10, at Chicago’s Drake Hotel, just prior to BEA. The full-day, interactive program offers separate tracks for intermediate and more experienced users.

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21 Mar

Celebrate Indie Favorites: Cast Your Ballot, Reserve a Seat at the Awards Lunch

Booksellers at all ABA member stores are invited to cast their ballots to choose the winners of the 2016 Indies Choice and E.B. White Read-Aloud awards. The winners and finalists will be feted at the Celebration of Bookselling and Author Awards Lunch at BEA.

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23 Mar

Register Now for Publicists Speed Dating, Purchase Tickets for Kids’ Author Lunch & Tea at BEA

ABA member booksellers can now register for Publicists Speed Dating at BEA 2016, as well as purchase tickets for the ABC and CBC’s Speed Dating Lunch With Children’s Authors and Tea With Children’s Authors and Illustrators.

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