A Q&A With Children’s Institute Featured Speaker Allison Risbridger of NPD Book

    Risbridger will dive into the most recent trends in children’s books, including genre, format, buyer behavior, and more, and attendees will emerge with new insights to help them maximize their business.

    Binc’s “Heads or Tails” Fundraiser Planned for Children’s Institute

    The Book Industry Charitable Foundation will host a fundraising game at next month’s Children’s Institute, where booksellers can donate money to Binc by buying flashing pins for a chance to win $250.

    BookExpo’s “The Vital Bookstore” to Feature Group Discussions

    Topics include mixed merchandising, buying for margins, disaster preparedness, leveraging e-books and audiobooks, and more.

    Full Day of Programming to Kick Off BookExpo on Wednesday, May 30

    The trade show floor will feature more than 150 business-to-business exhibitors, and an array of education sessions and networking events will take place throughout the day.

    Let Your Voice Be Heard: ABA’s Town Hall and Annual Membership Meetings

    The American Booksellers Association will hold its Town Hall and Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, May 31, at BookExpo. All ABA members are encouraged to attend.

    More than 40 Authors to Appear in ABA Member Lounge at BookExpo

    ABA member booksellers attending BookExpo will have the opportunity to meet and have galleys signed by authors like Jacqueline Woodson, Nic Stone, Jason Reynolds, Nick Offerman, and David Levithan.

    Navigating BookExpo 2018: A Checklist

    With BookExpo 2018 just one week away, now is a good time to revisit a checklist of recommendations from booksellers who have had success in achieving their key business goals at the show.

    18 Booksellers Named “Introduce an Indie” Scholarship Winners

    The program will bring up-and-coming booksellers from around the country to BookExpo 2018 for the opportunity to be fully immersed in the book industry.

    BookExpo Announces In-Booth Editors’ Hours Schedule

    Booksellers have four opportunities to engage in informal chats with editors in publisher booths between Wednesday, May 30, and Friday, June 1.

    BookExpo’s First-Ever Grand Opening Keynote to Feature B&N’s Len Riggio

    Barnes & Noble Chairman Len Riggio will focus his talk on the importance of brick-and-mortar stores, serving the modern reader, and the changing landscape of book retail.

    Industry Insights to Offer ABACUS Assistance in ABA Member Lounge at BookExpo

    Booksellers can visit the lounge to meet with Michael Becher, who will answer questions about the survey, review the report’s features, and help booksellers prepare for submitting their store’s numbers.

    Get Your Tickets for the Silent Art Auction at BookExpo

    More than 150 pieces of original art will be up for grabs from authors such as Sophie Blackall, Floyd Cooper, Matthew Cordell, Emily Arnold McCully, Aliki, Chris Raschka, Nidhi Chanani, and Lita Judge.

    Stop By the ABA Member Lounge at BookExpo

    The ABA Member Lounge will be the place for booksellers to go for refreshments, one-on-one IndieCommerce consultations, meetings with special vendors, exclusive galleys, and more.

    A Q&A With Ci6 Keynote Speakers Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson

    The Hudsons are the editors of the upcoming children’s anthology We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices, which contains writing and artwork from 50 of the foremost diverse children’s authors and illustrators.

    Last Call! Sign Up Now for Celebration of Bookselling, Kids’ Speed Dating Lunches

    The deadlines are drawing near for booksellers hoping to sign up to mingle with authors at two stellar events at BookExpo.


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