Winter Institute

    Spaces Filling Up for Special Winter Institute and Pre-Institute Programs

    Booksellers should register now to secure seats for Wi12’s Bookstore/Publisher Tours, IndieCommerce Institute, Leadership Workshop, Advanced Education Sessions, and Finance Seminar.

    Lead Sponsor Ingram and 85 Publishers Support Winter Institute 12

    The upcoming Winter Institute, in Minneapolis, is made possible by the generous support of Ingram Content Group, the event’s lead sponsor, and additional support from 85 publishers large and small.

    Registration for Special Winter Institute and Pre-Institute Programs Underway

    Registration is now open for Winter Institute 12’s Bookstore/Publisher Tours, IndieCommerce Institute, Leadership Workshop, Advanced Learning Sessions, and Finance Seminar.

    October 28: Winter Institute Scholarship Application Deadline

    Friday is the deadline for booksellers at ABA member stores that did not have a Winter Institute scholarship winner in 2015 or 2016 to apply for a scholarship to the 2017 Winter Institute.

    Wi12 Advanced Education to Focus on Management and Store Culture

    Registration opens November 1 for Winter Institute 12’s two Advanced Education Sessions for store owners and managers: “Understanding and Fostering Your Store Culture” and “Managing Managers.”

    November 1: Registration Opens for Special Programming at Winter Institute

    Next Tuesday, November 1, registration will open for Winter Institute 12’s Bookstore/Publisher Tours, IndieCommerce Institute, Leadership Workshop, Advanced Learning Sessions, and Finance Seminar.

    Winter Institute Seminar to Focus on Bookstore Finance Basics

    The Bookstore Finance Seminar at Wi12 will explore the fundamentals of budgeting, cash flow analysis, business financing, bookkeeping, and financial statements.

    A Few Timely Reminders About Winter Institute 12

    Here are just a things to keep in mind in the coming weeks regarding Winter Institute 12.

    Reservations for Winter Institute Bookstore Tours Open November 1

    Booksellers and international guests at Winter Institute 12 will have the opportunity to experience the rich literary culture of Minneapolis on four bookstore/publisher tours.

    Winter Institute Waitlist Forming

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    Winter Institute 12 registration reached capacity last week, but booksellers can still add their names to a waitlist.

    Wi12: Registration Now Full, Waitlist Forming

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    Winter Institute 12 registration reached capacity on Thursday morning, September 29; booksellers who are interested in attending can now add their names to a waitlist.

    Registration Underway for New/Prospective Booksellers Workshop at Winter Institute 12

    A full-day workshop offering a crash course on the essentials of opening a bookstore or buying an existing store will be held on Friday, January 27, 2017, just prior to Winter Institute 2017.

    Winter Institute Registration More Than 90 Percent Full

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    With the 2017 Winter Institute now almost booked to capacity, booksellers who are interested in attending are encouraged to register as soon as possible and then contact ABA Meetings and Planning Officer Jill Perlstein regarding hotel accommodations.

    2017 Winter Institute Selling Out Very Quickly

    Registration for ABA’s 12th annual Winter Institute is now very close to capacity; booksellers who have not yet registered are encouraged to do so now even if they are unable to secure a room at the host hotel. ABA is working aggressively to secure additional hotel rooms.

    2017 Winter Institute Registration Open & Filling Fast

    Registration for ABA’s 12th annual Winter Institute opened on Tuesday afternoon, September 13, and is filling fast. Booksellers who are interested in attending are encouraged to register and make hotel reservations as soon as possible.

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