Events

13 Oct
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Next “Top 10 Things to Know About...” Webinar to Look at Creating Safe and Profitable Virtual Events

With the growing number of virtual events across an expanding number of platforms, this session aims to offer booksellers tips, tricks, and guidance on how to create safe yet profitable events in the new digital world.  

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13 Oct
ABA Coffee Break

Join Your Colleagues Every Tuesday for a Virtual Coffee Break

This regular live forum offers booksellers the opportunity to talk with one another about any bookselling-related topics.

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13 Oct
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ABA to Hold BIPOC Bookseller Forum With CEO Allison Hill

This is an opportunity for BIPOC — Black, Indigenous, or People of Color — booksellers and bookstore owners to talk with ABA CEO Allison Hill about any topics they wish.

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05 Oct

Learn How to Launch Your IndieCommerce or IndieLite Site in Time for the Holiday Shopping Season

The IndieCommerce team has created two webinars to help booksellers on the IndieCommerce and IndieLite platforms prepare their sites for launch.

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05 Oct

Four IndieCommerce Webinars to Help Booksellers Prepare for the Holiday Shopping Season

Topics include managing online orders in bulk; how to create, sell, and manage stock; marketing, gift guides, and wish lists; and doing business with schools and nonprofits.

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05 Oct
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Learn About Shipping Tools at October 8 Technology Meetup

Three bookseller panelists will discuss what shipping platforms and software they use, what their process is, and useful tips. All ABA member booksellers are invited to join.

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05 Oct
Top 10 Things to Know About...

Next “Top 10 Things to Know About...” Webinar to Look at ABA’s Fall Marketing Campaigns

The October 8 event will look at the “October Is the New December” materials as well as the upcoming campaign coordinated with DCX advertising.

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30 Sep

Regional Bookselling Associations to Present Closing Keynote Event With Allie Brosh

Booksellers are invited to join in on Wednesday, October 14, at 7:00 p.m. ET as Brosh discusses Solutions and Other Problems with Jenny Lawson, author of Broken (in the Best Possible Way) and owner of Nowhere Bookshop.

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30 Sep
Banned Books Week 2020: Censorship is a Dead End

Banned Books Week Underway

There is still time to celebrate with the entire book community before the week comes to an end on October 3.

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29 Sep

Fall Virtual Reading Series to Feature Black Lives Matter Founder Patrisse Cullors in November

The two-part series will take place on November 5 and November 19 and will focus on Cullors’ book When They Call You A Terrorist: A Story of Black Lives Matter and the Power to Change the World.

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29 Sep
ABA Coffee Break

Join ABA’s October 6 Coffee Break to Hear From a Former ABA President

To encourage booksellers to nominate themselves or a colleague for the Board of Directors, former ABA President Robert Sindelar will join the call to speak briefly about his experience on the board.

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28 Sep

IndieCommerce Team Offering Virtual Education Session at CALIBA Fall Show

Booksellers will learn about several recently developed new features and upgrades created to help stores manage their online sales.

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28 Sep

Register Now for IndieCommerce Webinars on Preparing for the Holiday Shopping Season

Booksellers are encouraged to register for the October webinars in advance or visit the Education Resources page following the sessions to view recordings.

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28 Sep
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Sign Up for an October 8 Technology Meetup to Learn About Shipping Tools

Three bookseller panelists will discuss what shipping platforms and software they use, what their process is, and useful tips. All ABA member booksellers are invited to join.

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28 Sep
ABA Coffee Break

ABA Launches Quarterly Coffee Break for New Members

During this new quarterly Coffee Break, kicking off on October 5, new and provisional bookstore members will be introduced to the many programs and resources ABA provides.

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