Appointments Available to Discuss Advocacy Issues at BEA

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Booksellers attending BookExpo America who would like to discuss key advocacy issues affecting their businesses with ABA staff are encouraged to contact Senior Public Policy Analyst David Grogan this week to schedule an appointment.

All advocacy topics are open for discussion, including current sales tax fairness efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives and other key issues affecting indie bookstores, such as health care reform and access to capital.

Grogan will be available for meetings in the ABA Indie Bookseller Lounge (Room #2902 on the main show floor) on the following days:

  • Wednesday, May 29, between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 30, between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 31, between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 1, between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

To set up an appointment, booksellers should e-mail their preferred meeting day and time to Grogan at [email protected] no later than noon on Tuesday, May 28.