Events

09 Mar
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Last Call to Register for IndieLite Seminar

The IndieCommerce seminar at the 2021 IndieCommerce Institute is now full, but there are spots available in the IndieLite seminar, taking place on March 18.

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09 Mar

Sign Up for POS User Groups to Talk With Vendors

On Wednesday, March 24, booksellers are invited to talk with a number of point-of-sale vendors to discuss their current operations or learn about alternative system providers.

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03 Mar

Join an ABA Education Session on Operational Workflow: Returns

The Thursday, March 11, education session will feature a conversation on the returns process and how to best navigate the what, when, and how of returns.

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02 Mar
Winter Institute Logo: Virtual World, Real Booksellers, February 18-20, 2021

Winter Institute Survey Deadline Extended to Friday, March 5

Booksellers who attended the virtual Winter Institute are encouraged to fill out the post-event survey as soon as possible.

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02 Mar

Revisit the Winter Institute: New Recordings Available Now

All three keynote sessions from Winter Institute, in addition to three education sessions and several rep picks videos, are available now on BookWeb for ABA member booksellers.

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01 Mar

ABA’s Coffee Breaks Continue in March

Regular Coffee Breaks are held every Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. ET, as well as the last Thursday of the month at 8:00 p.m. ET. All booksellers are invited to join.

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01 Mar
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Sign Up for the March 4 Marketing Meetup on Poetry Books

Later this month, ABA will also host a Technology Meetup on the easy-to-use online design platform Canva.

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01 Mar
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IndieCommerce Institute Registration Closes March 10

The IndieCommerce seminar is now full, but there are spots available in the IndieLite seminar.

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01 Mar
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Next ABA Board Coffee Break Scheduled for March 10

Coffee Breaks on March 10 and April 14 offer booksellers a forum to share questions, comments, and concerns with the ABA Board of Directors.

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24 Feb
Binc Trivia Night

Trivia Game to Support Binc Raises $2,629

On Saturday, February 20, more than 200 book industry colleagues joined a virtual trivia game to benefit the Book Industry Charitable Foundation.

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24 Feb
Winter Institute Logo: Virtual World, Real Booksellers, February 18-20, 2021

Help ABA Plan for Winter Institute 17

Booksellers who attended the virtual Winter Institute last week are encouraged to fill out the post-event survey by Monday, March 1.

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24 Feb

Virtual Winter Institute Has Booksellers Looking to the Future

“Now seems the perfect time to move forcefully and fearlessly into what comes next. We move forward knowing that we are stronger and more resilient as a channel than we ever imagined,” said ABA CEO Allison K Hill in her opening remarks.

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24 Feb

Revisit the Winter Institute: Keynote, Education Recordings Available Now

All three keynote sessions from Winter Institute, in addition to two education sessions, are available now on BookWeb for ABA member booksellers.

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24 Feb

Join ABA’s Coffee Breaks in March

All booksellers are invited to join the Coffee Breaks to talk with colleagues; in March, a special session will be held for small stores.

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24 Feb
Wi16 Novelists Keynote

Wi16 Keynote: Lauren Groff, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Colson Whitehead on the Future for Novelists

The authors discussed state of literature in the aftermath of political upheaval, as well as their upcoming books. 

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