Winter Institute

04 Feb

Wi4: Publishing Leaders on the State of the Industry

Moderator Roxanne Coady began last week's Winter Institute keynote event by reminding the three panelists that an independent bookstore is a business, not "a great pet." Coady, the founder, president, and CEO of R.J.

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29 Jan

ABA's Winter Institute Begins in Salt Lake City

As Bookselling This Week arrives in your inbox this Thursday, ABA members and Local First advocates have convened at the pre-Winter Institute Conference on Local First/Shop Local Initiatives and hundreds more booksellers are checking-in at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown for the main event, the Read More

28 Jan

Terry Tempest Williams on the Power of Community, the Need for Diversity, and Local First Initiatives

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21 Jan

Salt Lake County Mayor to Speak About Local First Efforts

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21 Jan

An Invitation to Wi4's Opening Reception

Tony Weller extends a personal invitation to an opening reception at Sam Weller's Books for booksellers participating in next week's Winter Institute. The bookstore is within walking distance of the hotel, and walking maps will be available at ABA's Welcome Desk.

Dear Winter Institute Booksellers:

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21 Jan

Wi4 Panel to Shed Light on E-Fairness Initiatives & How to Lobby State Government

Following the recent New York State court decision that dismissed Amazon.com's challenge to New York's Internet Sale Tax provision -- which ensures that online retailers collect mandated sales tax -- the Winter Institute session focusing on how booksellers can work to effect important legislative and political change is even more timely.

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15 Jan

38 Authors to Autograph at Wi4 Reception

The first full day of educational programming at ABA's Fourth Annual Winter Institute (Wi4), sponsored by Ingram Book Company/Ingram Publisher Services, will culminate in a celebratory reception featuring 38 authors, including both well-known indie favorites and exciting new voices.

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14 Jan

Emerging Leaders Invited to Wi4 Cocktail Reception

Booksellers 40 and under are invited to an Emerging Leaders Cocktail Reception sponsored by Unbridled Books on Friday night, January 30, at ABA's Winter Institute.

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14 Jan

A Salt Lake Walking Tour, Restaurant Tips & More

Booksellers arriving in Salt Lake City for this month's Winter Institute can look forward to an abundance of information from the Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau on local activities, attractions, restaurants, ski resorts, and more.

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22 Dec

A Change in Your Wi4 Plans? ABA Needs to Know

The American Booksellers Association is asking members who no longer need their Winter Institute registration to let the education team know as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to Wi4@bookweb.org.

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18 Dec

Wi4 Transportation Tips

With airfare at its lowest point in nearly a decade, now is an ideal time for booksellers who haven't already booked their flights to the ABA Winter Institute in Salt Lake City to shop around for the best prices.

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18 Dec

MPIBA to Host Wi4 Hospitality Suite

Booksellers from all regions of the country are invited to visit the Hospitality Suite hosted by the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association at the ABA Winter Institute host hotel, the Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown.

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18 Dec

breathe books Owner to Lead Yoga Class at Wi4

Susan Weis, owner of breathe books in Baltimore, Maryland, will lead "Sunrise With Susan," a gentle yoga, breathing, and meditation class at ABA's Fourth Annual Winter Institute. Early risers are invited to participate in the class beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, January 30 and 31, at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown.

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11 Dec

ABA Names Winter Institute Presenters

Next month's Fourth Annual Winter Institute (Wi4) will feature an impressive roster of veteran business professionals, who will offer booksellers at every level of experience invaluable insights on everything from book clubs, book fairs, and marketing graphic novels, to reimagining the bookstore, remainder buying, surviving tough

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11 Dec

Wi4 Speaker to Share Insights From Indies Coast to Coast

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