The setting for the American Booksellers Association's Booksellers Forum in New York City on April 8 -- held in conjunction with the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association (NAIBA) -- was the Louis L'Amour Conference Room in Random House's midtown Manhattan headquarters.
During the last week in March, the American Booksellers Association held Booksellers Forum programs in Estes Park, Colorado; Atlanta, Georgia; and Portland, Oregon. ABA staff attending one or more of the events included ABA CEO Avin Mark Domnitz, COO Oren Teicher, Chief Program Officer Len Vlahos, and Chief Marketing Officer Meg Smith.
On Saturday, March 8, the American Booksellers Association held an education program and a Booksellers Forum in conjunction with the Midwest Booksellers Association (MBA) Spring Meeting, during the weekend of the Minneapolis Spring Gift Show at the Park Plaza Hotel in Minneapolis. More than 40 booksellers attended the day's programming.
The American Booksellers Association will hold a Booksellers Forum program in conjunction with the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association on Tuesday, April 8, in New York City. The owners and staff of all ABA and NAIBA member stores are encouraged to attend the event, which will be held at Random House's offices at 1745 Broadway, in the 14th floor Conference Room.
This year's first American Booksellers Association Booksellers Forum program is being held on Saturday, March 8, in conjunction with the Midwest Booksellers Association (MBA) Spring Meeting, during the weekend of the Minneapolis Spring Gift Show.
An American Booksellers Association's Booksellers Forum program will be held on Thursday, March 27, in Estes Park, Colorado, followed by programs on Saturday, March 29, in Atlanta, Georgia, and in Portland, Oregon. The owners and staff of all ABA member stores, as well as those of the respective regional associations, are invited to attend.
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.