Registration Underway for Special Events at Winter Institute

    Booksellers are encouraged to register now for a number of special events taking place during Winter Institute, including advanced education sessions, a finance workshop, a used bookstore forum, and more.

    A Q&A With Jesse Mecham on Hacking Your Bookseller Salary

    “Hacking Your Bookseller Salary,” a Bookselling 101 education session to be delivered at Winter Institute by You Need a Budget author Jesse Mecham, will give booksellers tips for managing their money.

    Save Your Energy for Wi13’s Final Event: The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour

    The special Winter Institute performance will feature authors Charles Frazier, Elizabeth Acevedo, and Dar Williams as well as Memphis soul band The Bo-Keys. “It’s going to rock!” said host Jim Dees.

    Sarah Jessica Parker to Appear at Winter Institute in Conversation With Pamela Paul

    The January 23 Winter Institute keynote breakfast will feature New York Times Book Review Editor Pamela Paul and actress and founder of the SJP for Hogarth imprint Sarah Jessica Parker.

    Booksellers to Discuss Streamlining, Organizing Store Operations at Wi13 Idea Exchange

    Participating booksellers will share and compare checklists on a number of store tasks, including shop procedures, school author visits, in-store and offsite events, consignment policies, and more.

    Winter Institute to Feature More Than 130 Authors

    Winter Institute 2018 will feature more than 130 authors and illustrators over the course of four days of keynotes, education sessions, author receptions, and special events.

    Wi13 Consultation Station to Feature 33 Business Service Providers

    The Consultation Station at Winter Institute 13 will feature representatives from ABA’s affiliated business solution partners, POS vendors, and other service providers.

    Lead Sponsor Ingram and 93 Publishers Support Winter Institute 13

    The 2018 Winter Institute is made possible by the generous support of Ingram Content Group, the event’s lead sponsor, and additional support from 93 publishers large and small.

    Winter Institute Bookseller Attendee List Now Available

    Booksellers, publishers, and guests who will be attending Winter Institute 13 can now access the roster of bookseller registrants on BookWeb.

    Wi13: Let ABA Know If Your Plans Have Changed

    Registrants who are no longer planning to attend Winter Institute are asked notify the American Booksellers Association as soon as possible so waiting booksellers can be offered a chance to attend.

    Winter Institute 13 to Feature Pamela Paul, Oren Teicher in Conversation

    In a new session added to the Wi13 program, New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul and ABA CEO Oren Teicher will share their insights about the state of the book business.

    78 Booksellers Awarded 2018 Winter Institute Scholarships

    Dozens of booksellers from ABA member stores around the country have been awarded scholarships to the upcoming Winter Institute in Memphis, Tennessee.

    Winter Institute Registrants: Sign Up Now for Exclusive Events

    Booksellers are invited to participate in a number of special events taking place during Winter Institute, including advanced education sessions, a finance workshop, a used bookstore forum, and more.

    Booksellers Win Wi13 Scholarships at Regional Trade Shows

    Eight booksellers were awarded publisher-sponsored scholarships at the fall regional trade shows; more than 60 additional scholarship recipients will be announced in BTW on November 21.

    A Better, Stronger LIBRIS for Bookstore Business Insurance

    The board of LIBRIS, the American Booksellers Association’s captive insurance subsidiary, voted recently to change its relationship with the company’s underwriter.


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