Consultation Station

    Bookseller attendees will be able to meet with representatives of ABA's affiliated business solution partners, POS vendors, and others at the Consultation Station.

    Booksellers are encouraged to contact any of these vendors before the Institute to set up appointments.

    Check back often for additions and updates.

    Above the Treeline / Edelweiss

    Above the Treeline are the makers of Edelweiss+, the book industry’s interactive digital catalog service, as well as Edelweiss Analytics, sales and inventory analysis tools.

    120 W Washington Street
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    (734) 996-2730
    www.abovethetreeline.com
     

    Anthology

    Leading Point-of-Sale / Inventory Control system for Booksellers.  Offsite Sales, Book Fairs, Gift Cards, Credit Cards, Multi-Store and remote access options.  Configuration options for any size bookstore.

    733 E. Eighth Street, Suite 103
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (800) 819-0095, ext. 103
    www.anthology.com

    Applied Merchant

    Applied Merchant’s ABA Endorsed Exclusive Member Benefit Program is designed to help ABA members save money and grow their business. To get details please contact Jeff Gallo (800) 236-2179 or jgallo@appliedmerchant.com.

    26775 Malibu Hills Rd, 2nd Floor
    Calabasas, CA 91301
    (800) 236-2179
    www.appliedmerchant.com

    Baker & Taylor

    Basil Software

    Basil Software in the only complete, web-based inventory control system that supports new, used, and online book sales. And now with mobil capability, we provide even more flexibility for business on-the-go. 

    407 Silvermist Court
    Loganville, GA 30052
    (678) 267-2974
    www.BasilSoftware.com

    Batch

    Batch is a UK-based program that enables bookstores to view all of their invoices online, integrate with their stock and accounts packages, and make a single payment to all of their vendors on Batch. It is fully operable in the UK and is currently being tested in the U.S.
    To set up an appointment, send an e-mail to Fraser Tanner or call +44 207 421 4660.
    For more information, visit www.batch.co.uk.

    6 Bell Yard
    London, UK WC2A 2JR
    +44 207 421 4660
    www.batch.co.uk

    Binc Foundation

    Established in 1996, Binc is dedicated to providing emergency financial assistance to bookstore employees. Binc has distributed over $6.1 M to stabilize over 7,100 households across the nation.  From disaster relief to homelessness prevention to scholarships Binc is here for booksellers.

    713 W. Ellsworth Road, Suite A
    Ann Arbor, MI 48108
    (734) 477-4789
    www.bincfoundation.org

    BookExpo & BookCon

    BookExpo is the interactive platform for booksellers to:

    • DISCOVER the emerging authors and new products that will increase your sales and improve your merchandising mix
    • ENGAGE with the industry pros and Fans who will spark ideas on how to best serve your customers to grow profit
    • LEARN what’s trending and develop tactics to increase your margins through expert curation and customer service

     

    383 Main Avenue
    Norwalk, CT 06851
    (203) 840-5454
    www.bookexpoamerica.com / www.thebookcon.com

    Booklog

    With over 1300 users throughout the world, Booklog provides a dynamic POS/Inventory Management software that will meet the needs for a successful retail operation. 

    5153 North Clark Street, Suite 207
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 275-4437, ext. 229
    www.booklog.com

    Bookmanager

    Robust POS/inventory software offering outstanding care and support specifically for North American independent booksellers. Integrated webstore, payment processing, gift cards, multi-store, offsite sales, bibliographic data, electronic receiving, analytics and loads more.

    411 Bernard Avenue
    Kelowna, BC, Canada, V1Y6N8
    (250) 763-4415
    www.Bookmanager.com

    Children’s Book Council/Every Child a Reader

    Sign up for indie booksellers for the 99 th Children’s Book Week, April 30-May 6, 2018.

    54 W. 39th St., 14th floor
    New York, NY 10018
    (212) 966-1990
    www.cbcbooks.org / www.everychildareader.net
     
     

    Chuck Robinson Associates

    173 Rosemary Way
    Lynden, WA 98264
    www.chuckrobinsonassociates.com

    Computac, Inc.

    Point of Sale and inventory management for Book Stores and Retail.

    162 N. Main Street
    West Lebanon, NH 03784
    (603) 298-5721
    www.IMRCHNT.com

    DartFrog Books

    DartFrog provides independent bookstores with a solution for self-published authors/books. No cost to bookstores, our model pays stores for referring self-published authors to DartFrog. We evaluate the books, select and distribute the truly excellent, and provide detailed feedback (and a second submission opportunity) to authors whose books are not yet bookstore quality.

    PO Box 867
    Manchester, VT  05254
    (802) 430-6428
    www.DartFrogBooks.com

    Franklin Fixtures, LLC

    Few understand Independents. But we know -- deeply. We’ve been building our business around yours since 1974. Safe, sustainable design and the magical intangibles that support the silent sales force (fixtures) in their successful work, every day. 

    621 Maxwell Street
    Cookeville, TN 38501
    (931) 252-6931
    www.franklinfixtures.com

    Gardners Books

    Gardners is the UK’s largest book wholesaler.  We stock Europe’s most comprehensive catalogue of English-language books and sidelines, all of which can be shipped to any US bookstore within 24 hours

    1 Whittle Drive
    Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 6QH, UK
    +44 1323 525664 
    www.gardners.com

    Hummingbird Digital Media

    Hummingbird supplies a robust, free e-book and/or audiobook platform. Bookseller-branded storefront and app. Your customers, your universe. Turnkey, little to no staff time required. Free marketing tools to help you succeed.

    2350 West Shaw Avenue, Suite 146B
    Fresno, CA 93711
    (559) 355-5259
    www.hummingbirdDM.com

    IBID Inc.

    IBID provides POS and inventory control software for single or multi location book retailers. The software is browser based. 

    9825 Perry Highway
    Wexford, PA 15090
    (412) 369-5990
    www.irtnet.com

    Independent Bookstore Day

    Check out some of the exclusive items available for Bookstore Day 2018! Booksellers can also place their IBD orders in person, ask questions, buy t-shirts and tote bags, and get all the information they need to make IBD 2018 the best one yet. 

    P.O.Box 280
    Sonoma, CA 95476
    (415) 846-6131
    www.indiebookstoreday.com

    Ingram Content Group

    Ingram Content Group LLC keeps the world reading by connecting people with content in all forms. Stop by to see the newest iPage enhancements, learn about BookLove, Indie Vault, and more.

    One Ingram Blvd.
    La Vergne, TN  37086
    (615) 793-5000
    www.ingramcontent.com

    Ingram Publisher Services

    Ingram Publisher Services LLC brings you a trusted distribution network, combined with a sales team of passionate book lovers and access to the industry’s leading e-book and print-on-demand technologies. Stop by to discuss our upcoming Spring titles.

    One Ingram Blvd.
    La Vergne, TN  37086
    (615) 793-5000
    www.ingramcontent.com

    IngramSpark

    Together we share your story with the world. IngramSpark® is a self-publishing platform with fully integrated digital, wholesale and distribution services. It's your story, we help you do more with it.

    One Ingram Blvd.
    La Vergne, TN  37086
    (615) 793-5000
    www.ingramcontent.com

    LIBRIS - Tailored affordable insurance

    LIBRIS was formed in 1997 by the ABA to provide affordable business insurance protection for its independent bookstore members. As an independent book retailer, we want to make sure you have the coverage you need at the rates you deserve.  Libris is a one of a kind program available through your local broker or direct.  Please let us know what we can do to help you have peace of mind for when disaster hits.

    8000 E. Maplewood Avenue, Suite 350
    Greenwood Village, CO 80111
    Toll Free: (888) 694-8585
    Direct: (303) 834-4539
    www.libris.org 

    Libro.fm

    Libro.fm is the audiobook platform for independent bookstores. Learn more at Libro.fm.

    Libro.fm
    P.O. Box 70525
    Seattle, WA 98127
    (413) 206-9290
    https://libro.fm/

    Literary Hub / Book Marks

    Lovepop, Inc.

    Lovepop combines art with engineering to make 3D paper art cards containing elaborate sculptures for all occasions.

    61 Chatham Street, Floor 5
    Boston, MA 02109
    (617) 531-0330
    www.Lovepop.com 

    NetGalley

    NetGalley is an industry-standard service to help readers of influence discover and recommend new books to their audiences. NetGalley delivers secure, digital galleys to professional readers on behalf of over 300 publishers worldwide, to help promote and market new books. Over 360,000 early influencers use NetGalley to discover new books.

    44 Merrimac Street 
    Newburyport, MA 01950
    (978) 465-755
    www.netgalley.com

    PartnerShip

    The ABA Shipping Program, managed by PartnerShip ® , provides members with discounts on small package and freight shipments with FedEx, UPS Freight, YRC Freight, and others. Visit PartnerShip.com/07ABA to enroll today.

    PartnerShip will be located in Ballroom E

    29077 Clemens Road
    Cleveland, OH 44145
    (800) 599-2902
    www.PartnerShip.com

    Paz & Associates

    Ideas, inspiration, and best practices for retail booksellers world-wide available through workshop retreats, education and training resources, a free seasonal e-newsletter, and individual coaching and consulting. 

    1417 Sadler Road, #274
    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
    (904) 277-2664
    PazBookBiz.com

    PBS

    Designed to spark a national conversation about reading, literacy & the books that have inspired, moved & shaped us, THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an 8-part PBS series that encompasses digital & social media initiatives & community outreach.

    2100 Crystal Drive
    Arlington VA 22202
    (703)739-8688
    www.pbs.org
     

    Pop Culture Classroom

    We provide professional development support for booksellers on the opportunities with the rapidly growing graphic novel category with a goal toward creating long lasting partnerships with K-12 educators, school and public librarians.  

    2760 W 5th Avenue
    Denver, CO 80204
    (443) 257-7292
    www.PopCultureClassroom.com
     
     

    Publishers Weekly

    Publishers Weekly is the international news and pre-publication reviews platform of the book publishing and selling industry.PublishersWeekly.com receives more than one million monthly visitors and is the preferred site for booksellers.   

    71 West 23rd Street, Suite 1608
    New York, NY 10010
    (212) 377-5500
    www.PublishersWeekly.com

    Shelf Awareness

    Shelf Awareness offers booksellers a FREE customized version of Shelf Awareness for Readers for your customers! The newsletter is co-branded with your logo, links to your website, features your social media, links reviews to your e-commerce, features your events, and offers the option of customizing your own editorial and ad.

    811 1st Avenue, Suite 315
    Seattle, WA, 98104
    (206) 274-8144
    http://shelf-awareness.com

    We Need Diverse Books

    We Need Diverse Books™ is a grassroots organization of children’s book lovers that advocates essential changes in the publishing industry to produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people.

    10319 Westlake Drive #104
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    (701) 404-WNDB
    www.diversebooks.org