Winter Institute

    Winter Institute Features Roster of Outstanding Independent Booksellers

    A roster of notable independent booksellers, as well as American Booksellers Association staff and representatives from some of Book Sense's Publisher Partners, will moderate and present more than 22 education sessions at the inaugural Winter Institute in January.

    Twenty-three Winter Institute Scholarship Winners Announced

    Twenty-two lucky booksellers were recently informed that they were the recipients of publisher-sponsored scholarships to the American Booksellers Association's first annual Winter Institute. In addition, ABA announced the winner of its Emerging Leader Scholarship, awarded to a bookseller who has been in the business for less than two years and who shows a commitment to furthering the success of independent bookselling.

    Winter Institute Hotel Sold Out Wednesday Night

    Rooms at special reduced rates at the Long Beach Hilton, headquarters hotel for the American Booksellers Association's First Annual Winter Institute, are officially sold out for Wednesday night, January 25. However, rooms are still available at a rate of $112 per night for Thursday, January 26, and Friday, the 27th, on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Special Winter Institute Hotel Offer Ends November 15

    Booksellers who want to take advantage of the special $89 hotel room rate at the Long Beach Hilton, the host hotel of the American Booksellers Association's inaugural Winter Institute, must register by next Tuesday, November 15.

    California Dreaming: Scholarships A-Plenty for Winter Institute

    The American Booksellers Association's first annual Winter Institute, to be held on January 26 and 27, 2006, in Long Beach, California, is gearing up to be a winter wonderland of excellent educational programs and networking for attending booksellers. The weekend in California is certain to prove even more rewarding for booksellers who have won scholarships to the Winter Institute.

    Winter Institute Hotel Registration Deadline Approaches

    Booksellers who want to take advantage of the special $89 hotel room rate at the Long Beach Hilton, the host hotel of the American Booksellers Association's inaugural Winter Institute, must register by November 15. The Winter Institute will be held on Thursday, January 26, and Friday, January 27, 2006, and for booksellers who are traveling to Long Beach, California, ABA has arranged the special $89 rate, available for three nights: Wednesday, January 25, through Friday, January 27.

    ABA Winter Institute News... and a Reminder

    Plans for the American Booksellers Association's inaugural Winter Institute, a comprehensive education program to be held in Long Beach, California, on January 26 - 27, are well underway. This week's news includes announcements of a new publisher sponsor and a random drawing for bookseller scholarships, plus a timely reminder about registration.

    Winter Institute Welcomes Seven Publisher Sponsors

    Seven Book Sense Publisher Partners have become the newest sponsors of the American Booksellers Association's first annual Winter Institute, to be held on Thursday, January 26, and Friday, January 27, 2006, in Long Beach, California.

    Special Winter Institute Hotel Rate Extended for Third Night

    The American Booksellers Association has announced the availability of a third night's accommodations at the special reduced hotel rate for booksellers attending the first annual Winter Institute, to be held on Thursday, January 26, and Friday, January 27, 2006, in Long Beach, California.

    Winter Institute to Provide Comprehensive Educational Experience

    ABA member booksellers can now register for ABA's first annual Winter Education Institute, to be held on Thursday, January 26, and Friday, January 27, 2006, in Long Beach, California. Open to all ABA member booksellers -- owners and staff -- and free of charge, the Institute's comprehensive program includes all of ABA's education sessions from this past June's BookExpo America, as well as two new sessions developed in response to bookseller input gathered through ABA's 2006 Education Survey.

    ABA Welcomes Winter Institute Sponsors, Awards First Scholarship

    BookExpo America and wholesalers Baker & Taylor and Ingram Book Company have become the first sponsors of ABA's inaugural Winter Education Institute, to be held on Thursday, January 26, and Friday, January 27, 2006, in Long Beach, California.

    ABA Announces Winter Institute Schedule and Opening of Registration

    Plans include special hotel room rate

    ABA member booksellers can now register for ABA's first annual Winter Education Institute, to be held on Thursday, January 26, and Friday, January 27, 2006, in Long Beach, California.

    Survey Underway to Shape Future ABA Education Offerings

    The American Booksellers Association has begun formulating plans for future educational offerings for bookstore members. To create a program that truly meets members' needs, the association is seeking the input of bookstore owners and staff through an online survey accessible through the BookWeb homepage or directly at www.bookweb.org/read/7981.

    ABA Announces Plans for Winter Education Institute

    The American Booksellers Association has announced plans for its first annual Winter Education Institute, to be held on Thursday, January 26, and Friday, January 27, 2006, in Long Beach, California.

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