Winter Institute

08 Jan

Wi15 Town Hall Meeting Offers Opportunity for Open Discussion

ABA is inviting all booksellers attending the 2020 Winter Institute to take part in an open discussion about industry and association issues at a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, January 23.

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08 Jan

Publishers Available for One-on-One Meetings at Winter Institute

Booksellers can sign up now to book an appointment with one of the 19 publishing companies that have signed up to take part. 

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08 Jan

IndieCommerce Team to Host One-on-Ones, Special Education Sessions at Winter Institute

Booksellers attending the 2020 Winter Institute in Baltimore later this month have a number of opportunities to learn more about ABA’s e-commerce platforms for indie bookstores, IndieCommerce and IndieLite. 

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08 Jan
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Winter Institute at Your Fingertips: Download the Wi15 App

Attendees can use the app to access the Winter Institute schedule, submit session evaluations, message fellow attendees, view keynote speakers and appearing authors, and more.

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08 Jan

Wi15 Keynote Ryan Raffaelli on Technology Reemergence and the Indie Bookstore Resurgence

Raffaelli’s research introduces the concept of “technology reemergence,” a process whereby mature organizations and industries faced with technological change reinvent themselves.

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08 Jan

Win $500 While Supporting Binc: Play the Heads or Tails Game at Winter Institute

Booksellers can donate to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation by buying flashing pins onsite in the days leading up to the game, during which attendees will have the opportunity to win $500.

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08 Jan

Learn About Batch for Books at Winter Institute

Representatives from Batch will be available for one-on-one meetings in addition to presenting an education session on this new electronic invoicing system.

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23 Dec
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Heading to Winter Institute? Check Out These Bookstores In and Around Baltimore

The Baltimore/D.C. area boasts more than 40 independent bookstores, including stores specializing in children’s books, university bookstores, and more. 

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23 Dec

Registration to Close January 10 for Special Events and Programs at Winter Institute

Registration is open through January 10 for a range of special events, including an employee manual workshop, appointments with publishers, advanced education sessions, a bookselling boot camp, and more.

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23 Dec

Wi15 to Offer Full Schedule of Parties and Receptions

The 2020 Winter Institute in Baltimore will feature a wide array of parties and receptions where booksellers, publishers, and authors can socialize throughout the four-day event.

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23 Dec

Upcoming IndieLite Seminar to Help Booksellers Make the Most of Their Websites

The IndieCommerce Institute seminar, to be held during the 2020 Winter Institute, will cover content creation and management, order processing, and more.

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18 Dec

Wi15 Education Session to Detail How to Establish a Healthy Work-Life Balance

“I’m looking forward to sharing resources and practical considerations for reducing work-life stress, improving work design, and promoting worker well-being,” said session leader Jeannie A.S. Nigam, MS, PHDc.

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18 Dec

Winter Institute to Offer One-on-One Meetings with Publishers

Booksellers can sign up now to book an appointment with one of the 19 publishing companies that have signed up to take part. 

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18 Dec

Sign Up Now for Wi15 Special Program “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You”

“I’m so excited to hear Jason Reynolds and Ibram Kendi talk about not only their research and the historical context of the book...but also their collaboration,” said Cathy Berner of Blue Willow Bookshop. 

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17 Dec
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Record Number of Publishers to Support Winter Institute 15

The 2020 Winter Institute is made possible by the generous support of Ingram Content Group, the event’s lead sponsor, and additional support from 134 publishers large and small.

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