Wi2023 Vendor Showcase


Shelf Awareness


Vendor Showcase at Wi2023


This showcase will feature vendors, business partners, and other book industry members that offer benefits to booksellers.
Check back regularly for additions, updates, and special offers available to Wi2023 attendees.

During the conference, stop by and chat with representatives from these companies during Vendor Showcase hours, or click on their name below to make an appointment in advance.

Our readers are designed in house and created through an exacting process, striving for eco friendly and quality sustainable materials, while keeping our prices extremely affordable.

Alta Journal is a quarterly publication for anyone seeking an insider’s take on this most forward-thinking region—California and the West.


Anthology is the leading point-of-sale and inventory management software solution for booksellers on the market today.


The only complete, web-based inventory control system that supports new, used, and online book sales. Now with mobile capability.

A free tool to manage, keep track of invoices, and prepare payments to publishers. Make an appointment for a one-on-one appointment here or drop by our table at the Vendor Showcase. 

Binc’s mission is to strengthen the bookselling and comic retailing communities through charitable programs that support employees, owners, and their families. 

A global distributor serving booksellers since 1929.

Our versatile point-of-sale bookstore system serves independent booksellers, college bookstores, and specialty retailers with the most comprehensive and reliable POS / inventory management solution in the market.


With more than 30 years of experience in the indie bookseller game and 329 active installations in large, small, and medium-sized shops, Bookmanager Software gives you complete control within a single app.

Our platform gives independent bookstores tools to compete online and financial support to help maintain their presence in local communities.

A day designed to give independent bookstores an opportunity to celebrate Romance fiction — its books, readers, and writers — and to strengthen the relationships between bookstores and the romance community. 


For readers, writers, booksellers, librarians, translators, educators, and all who care about literary publishing being diverse and vibrant.

Our books, cards, journals, and children’s items connect us with loved ones and mark everyday occasions. These best-selling gifts help honor the relationships that matter most.

Celebrate reading through the glamorous art of drag and create diverse, accessible, and culturally-inclusive family programming where kids can express their authentic selves and become bright lights of change in their communities. 

Our online digital catalog platform and suite of services allows booksellers to efficiently create orders, stay on top of new titles, access review copies, manage their inventory, and conduct targeted email marketing.


Since our inception in 1998, Foreword Reviews has never strayed from its mission to help booksellers discover great books from indie presses. 

Your one-stop resource for quality, built-to-order retail display fixtures, bookshelves, POS systems, tables, and more in your choice of any material or finish.

Gardners US brings American bookstores access to over 250,000 english language books with efficient domestic shipping options and high standards of service.

Adaptable, low cost payment solutions designed to help your business thrive. Serving more than 20,000 independent businesses in the US.


IBIDie and WordStock software systems integrate with many industry partners, including IndieCommerce. 

iMRCHNT POS and inventory control for bookstores, designed for independent booksellers.

Working in every facet of the book industry to support a shared goal of more books in more places, worldwide.

Impassioned booklovers, dedicated to seeing more books in the hands of more readers worldwide.

An award-winning publishing platform, offering print and ebook distribution services through a single source.

Kinfetti - happy finds for folks of all kinds !

Libro.fm enables independent bookstores to sell digital audiobooks through a co-branded experience. It’s easy for your customers, and it’s easy for your bookstore.

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.

Helping publishers and authors promote digital review copies to book advocates and industry professionals to discover, request, read, and review. 

PartnerShip® will help you ship smarter with FedEx discounts for all your shipping needs and freight savings on shipments with TForce Freight, YRC, and others. Members receive 50% off FedEx Express and 30% off FedEx Ground.

Offering training, education, and resources needed to own and operate a successful bookstore in today's retail marketplace for all bookstore staff.


Professional Bookseller Certification will recognize demonstrated skills and declare to the world that they are a member of an industry, a career, and are a passionate bookselling professional.

Pubnet is a highly efficient direct ordering service for booksellers in North America and Brazil. Pubeasy enables electronic ordering and customer self-service for booksellers.

A leading producer of puzzles, award-winning board games, engaging wooden toys, construction, and brain & logic activities. Featuring brands BRIO and ThinkFun. 

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.


A non-profit working for cultural equity through diverse books and supporting marginalized writers and publishers.

Representing the best specialty toys and gifts on the market including Squishable, Crazy Aaron’s Thinking putty, and Handscraft. Our goal is to pair our knowledge of trending and boutique lines to grow and enhance your side line growth.

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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