Ci10 Business Partners



Stop by and chat with representatives from these business partners during Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s Consultation
Station hours, or click on their name to make an appointment.

Basil Bookseller Software is the only complete, web-based inventory control system that supports new, used and online book sales. And now with mobile capability, we provide even more options for business on-the-go.
Insurance program for retail booksellers
Save time and get rid of those stacks of invoices! Batch for Books is a free tool that bookstores can use to easily manage and keep track of invoices and prepare payments to your publishers.
The Book Industry Charitable Foundation’s mission is to strengthen the bookselling and comic retailing communities through charitable programs that support employees, owners, and their families. The Foundation was built by booksellers and proudly continues to be their safety net. It is our vision to be a caring community of book and comic people.
As a pioneer in the bookselling industry for over thirty years, our versatile Point of Sale Bookstore System has served independent booksellers, college bookstores, and specialty retailers with the most comprehensive and reliable point-of-sale/inventory management solution in the market. We continue to be an industry leader in innovation and service delivering systems to over 1800 satisfied bookstore and retail customers worldwide since 1983.
Our Mission: To help local, independent bookstores thrive in the age of ecommerce. Our Vision: We work to connect readers with independent booksellers all over the world. Our platform gives independent bookstores tools to compete online and financial support to help them maintain their presence in local communities.
Drag Queen Story Hour celebrates reading through the glamorous art of drag. Our chapter network creates diverse, accessible, and culturally-inclusive family programming where kids can express their authentic selves and become bright lights of change in their communities. We are looking forward to connecting with booksellers on how to host, hire, and create their own chapters within their communities.
Edelweiss+ is an online digital catalog platform and suite of services that allows booksellers to efficiently create orders, stay on top of new titles, access review copies, manage their inventory, and conduct targeted email marketing.
Every Child a Reader believes introducing children to the magic of reading is hero’s work. We support a diverse network of heroes — including educators, caregivers, librarians, and booksellers — by connecting book creators with communities, providing literacy tools and resources, and championing young people’s voices.
Seven independent bookstores across the country have joined forces to become IndiesUNITE!, a collaborative project offering a series of hard-hitting virtual events that challenge the status quo, question our current standards, and leave no curiosity left unexplored. Launched in 2020, IndiesUNITE! hosts several virtual events throughout the year, engaging educators, parents, and readers of all ages. 
We are providers of Point of Sale and Inventory Control software for independent retail book store. Our software integrates with many industry partners including Indie Commerce. Our primary products include IBIDie and WordStock software systems. makes it possible to buy audiobooks through local bookstores.
Matchbook provides marketing services to indie bookstores including print and email newsletters, logos and branding, and web design. We also manage the Indie Next email program on behalf of ABA.
Members save on inbound and outbound shipments through the ABA Shipping Program, managed by PartnerShip®. You’ll benefit from exclusive discounts of up to 50% with FedEx, and competitive freight rates with YRC, XPO, Saia, and others. Whether you’re shipping a small package or a pallet, the ABA Shipping Program will help you ship smarter.
The Pre-Order e-blast and newly re-designed Shelf Awareness newsletter link to your website, social media & e-commerce and now have even more ways to customize content for your bookstore customers.

About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.








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