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25 Aug
Nominations Begin September 2 for Board Directors

ABA Board of Directors Nomination Process Begins September 2

Nominating takes only a few minutes, and booksellers are welcome to self-nominate.

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24 Aug
ABA Coffee Break

Join ABA for a Virtual Coffee Break on Buying Monthly

The ABA Coffee Break on Tuesday, September 1, will offer booksellers a chance to hear from a range of speakers as they discuss buying monthly versus seasonally.

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19 Aug
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How the ABA Board of Directors Election Works

To help booksellers understand the full scope of the election process, ABA has launched the “Board of Directors Elections” page on BookWeb.org. 

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04 Aug

Nominations Closed for Black Booksellers to Join ABA Board of Directors

The Nominating Committee now begins its task of reviewing the nominees. In September, the committee will announce the two booksellers who have been appointed to the board.

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29 Jul
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A Report on the July 2020 ABA Board Meeting

Among other business at their meeting, the American Booksellers Association's Board of Directors heard from President Jamie Fiocco in her activities on behalf of the association and from CEO Allison Hill on her activities since the last full Board meeting.

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29 Jul

Last Call to Nominate Black Booksellers to Join ABA Board of Directors

Members have until Tuesday, August 4, at 11:59 p.m. ET to nominate Black booksellers to be appointed to the Board; self-nominations are also welcome.

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28 Jul

Upcoming ABA Coffee Break to Focus on Current Wage and Labor Requirements

The session will take place on August 11, and will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET.

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23 Jul

ABA Continues BIPOC Coffee Break Series on August 6

The August 6 virtual forum, a non-hosted event without an ABA facilitator or staff person, is intended to offer a meeting space for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color booksellers.

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23 Jul
ABA Coffee Break

Join ABA for an Evening Coffee Break on Thursday, July 30

This regular live forum, now with a monthly evening session, offers booksellers the opportunity to talk with one another about any bookselling-related topics.

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21 Jul
ABA Coffee Break

Join ABA for a Virtual Coffee Break on IndieCommerce

The ABA Coffee Break held on Tuesday, July 28, will offer booksellers a chance to talk with the IndieCommerce team about what e-commerce platforms are available to members.

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21 Jul
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Nomination Process Underway for Black Booksellers to Join ABA Board

Any ABA member may nominate a qualified candidate, and self-nominations are also welcome.

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15 Jul
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ABA Nominating Committee to Launch Call for Black Bookseller Nominations

Watch the daily updates from ABA CEO Allison Hill for the announcement on how to nominate.

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15 Jul

ABA Members Vote to Pass Bylaws Changes, Ratify Board Election

Nearly 300 member booksellers of the American Booksellers Association visited BookWeb.org to vote on four items proposed by the ABA Board of Directors.

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15 Jul
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ABA Issues Membership Survey to Collect Demographic Information

The survey will take most people just a couple of minutes to complete.

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15 Jul

ABA Welcomes New Affinity Partner Transport Specialties International

Transport Specialties International (TSI) has launched a mailing service to help booksellers ship signed copies of books or any other bulk orders directly to customers’ homes.

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About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

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Dan Cullen, dan@bookweb.org
Allison Hill, allisonhill@bookweb.org

 

 

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