Registered booksellers who are no longer able to attend are asked to notify ABA as soon as possible so waiting booksellers can be offered a chance to register. A full refund will be offered through this Friday, November 16.
Changing Hands co-owner Cindy Dach wanted to help the stores’ booksellers learn skills that could be used in both the industry and beyond, so she launched a series of educational sessions on a range of topics.
Registrants who are no longer planning to attend the 2019 Winter Institute are asked notify the American Booksellers Association as soon as possible so waitlisted booksellers can be offered a chance to attend.
The survey, which will be sent to all registered attendees, will help ABA gauge interest in education sessions being planned for the upcoming event. Booksellers should respond by Wednesday, October 24.
Winter Institute 14 will feature Margaret Atwood and Erin Morgenstern, Hanif Abdurraqib, Reshma Saujani, and Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, plus education sessions, networking events, author receptions, and more.
Here, Teicher encourages booksellers to mark their calendars for the opening of Winter Institute registration, the upcoming fall regional trade shows, and ABA’s Principles of Bookstore Finance seminars.
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.