BookExpo

06 Apr

Stacy Mitchell to Present Plenary at BEA on the New Localism Challenge: Bookseller Discussion Groups Follow

Booksellers at BEA are encouraged to join Stacy Mitchell, a nationally recognized expert on small business and healthy local economies, for an insightful plenary talk about the evolution of localism from primarily a consumer movement to one that also includes policy development and political change.

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05 Apr

Last Call for Indies Choice, E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Ballots

Today, April 6, at midnight EDT, balloting for the 2016 Indies Choice and E.B. White Read-Aloud awards closes. Up to three booksellers per member location can still sign up for the Celebration of Bookselling and Author Awards Lunch at BEA.

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05 Apr

Hachette Offers Blue Man Group Tickets to ABA Members Attending BEA

Courtesy of Hachette Book Group and Black Dog & Leventhal, ABA member booksellers who have registered for BEA 2016 can request complimentary tickets to see a performance by Blue Man Group on Wednesday night, May 11, at Chicago’s Briar Street Theatre.

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04 Apr

Children’s Authors and Illustrators Featured at ABC/CBC Lunch and Tea at BEA

Friday afternoon, May 13, at BEA will offer two opportunities for booksellers to meet children’s book authors and illustrators and to learn about their new projects.

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30 Mar

BTW News Briefs

March 31 deadline for Ingram’s Booklove2 incentive program; Cover of illustrated Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets released; 2016 BEA Global Market Forum to highlight Poland; 2016 Whiting Award winners announced; NCIBA office moving to Sonoma; James Patterson to donate $1.75 million to school libraries for second year

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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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23 Mar

BTW News Briefs

BEA to debut new networking tools for attendees; NBCC award winners announced; Inaugural Walter Awards for diverse YA presented; James Patterson to launch BookShots

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23 Mar

Former BEA Event Director Steve Rosato Joins OverDrive

Former BookExpo America event director Steve Rosato has joined digital book distribution platform OverDrive as an international business development executive.

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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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23 Mar

Discounted Parking Available at BEA 2016

Discounted parking at Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center is available to ABA bookseller members at BookExpo America 2016. The trade show and ABA programming run from Wednesday, May 11, through Friday, May 13.

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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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16 Mar

Reservations Open for ABA Celebration of Bookselling, Publicists Speed Dating, Kids’ Author Lunch & Tea at BEA

Reservations are now open to ABA members for the Celebration of Bookselling and Author Awards Lunch; Publicists Speed Dating; and the ABC and CBC’s Speed Dating Lunch With Children’s Authors and Tea With Children’s Authors and Illustrators.

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16 Mar

BTW News Briefs

Antitrust lawsuit filed over EMV chip card transition; BookCon 2016 unveils slate of YA authors; Consortium signs distribution deals with six publishers; Phaidon Press and The Met Store to launch pop-up bookstore; Edwidge Danticat to deliver keynote at children’s book writers’ conference

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09 Mar

ILSR’s Stacy Mitchell to Present ABA Plenary at BEA

ABA programming at BEA will feature an opening plenary by Stacy Mitchell of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Publicity Speed Dating, the Celebration of Bookselling & Author Awards Lunch, a tea and lunch for children’s booksellers, and more.

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