Events

25 Aug
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ABA’s LIG Health Insurance Webinar Recording Now Available

The offering with LIG Solutions will allow ABA members to gain access to LIG’s extensive knowledge of the health insurance market, which will help members navigate insurance options.

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25 Aug

Diversity Decoder’s Linda Dunbar to Lead BIPOC Bookseller Coffee Break

The September 3 event provides a space for BIPOC — Black, Indigenous, or People of Color — booksellers and bookstore owners to gather for connection, support, community, resources, and networking.

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25 Aug
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ABA Joins With Publishers to Launch Virtual Reading Series This Fall

The ABC Group at ABA will provide the event links, marketing materials, and educational resources that bookstores need to create community conversations around these virtual author events.

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25 Aug

Enabling Security Measures on Zoom for Virtual Events

As virtual events become more frequent in the era of social distancing, booksellers are encouraged to take precautions to avoid what has become known as “Zoombombing.”

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24 Aug
ABA Coffee Break

Join ABA for a Virtual Coffee Break on Buying Monthly

The ABA Coffee Break on Tuesday, September 1, will offer booksellers a chance to hear from a range of speakers as they discuss buying monthly versus seasonally.

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19 Aug

BIPOC Booksellers Invited to Join a Dedicated Coffee Break on September 3

This session will be facilitated by Chief Executive and Founder of Diversity Decoder Linda Dunbar, a PR and corporate communications consultant and executive with global Fortune 500 experience.

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19 Aug

Upcoming Marketing Meetup to Look at Marketing Romance Books

In the August 20 meetup, booksellers will learn about marketing romance books, who the romance reader is, who might be a romance reader, the types of events that can be created, and more. 

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18 Aug
Bookstore Romance Day logo, designed by BrocheAroe Fabian at Broche Consulting.

Indie Bookstores Celebrate Bookstore Romance Day

This year’s event featured a robust schedule of virtual events, which included exclusive talks and panels featuring romance authors, along with a dedicated tea time and cocktail hour. 

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18 Aug
Independent Bookstore Day, August 29, 2020

Independent Bookstore Day Virtual Events to Feature Tayari Jones, Gene Luen Yang, Lauren Groff, and More

More than 630 stores are planning to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, August 29, and booksellers are invited to promote a range of virtual events to their customers.

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18 Aug

Bestseller Reporting to Be the Focus of ABA Education at Fall Regional Shows

This year’s virtual education session from ABA will offer an overview of the benefits of reporting bestsellers as well as how stores can report to various lists.

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18 Aug

Indie Shindig Invites Booksellers to Learn About Upcoming Titles to Benefit Binc

The Indie Shindig is aiming to raise $15,000 for Binc by hosting weekly events that introduce booksellers to new and upcoming titles. All participating publishers split a donation of $10 per bookseller attendee.

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12 Aug
Independent Bookstore Day, August 29, 2020

What Booksellers Need to Know Ahead of Independent Bookstore Day

Join a webinar on how to sell event merch on IndieCommerce and IndieLite sites; review a video of an informational roundtable on Bookstore Day; promote the virtual events taking place on August 29; and access a variety of new imagery to share.

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12 Aug

Booksellers Gear Up to Celebrate Bookstore Romance Day on August 15

From staff recommendations to in-store displays, take a look at how booksellers across the country are preparing for Bookstore Romance Day.

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12 Aug

August Marketing, Technology Meetups to Look at Crowdcast, Romance Books

The Technology Meetup will take place on August 13, and the Marketing Meetup will take place on August 20. All booksellers are invited to participate.

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11 Aug
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Register for an August 19 Webinar on ABA’s Health Insurance Benefit

On Wednesday, August 19, at 2:00 p.m. ET, ABA will host a webinar on its new membership health insurance benefit with LIG Solutions. 

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