Winter Institute

17 Jan

Wi13 Presenter Morten Hansen on How to “Do Less, Then Obsess” at Work

Morten T. Hansen, author of the upcoming book Great at Work, will lead an advanced education session at Winter Institute to teach participating bookstore owners and managers how they can “work smarter.”

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17 Jan

Typewriter Fun Planned for Winter Institute

The first day of Winter Institute will feature fun with typewriters, including an appearance by custom poetry group Typewriter Rodeo and a chance to try out the typewriter from Literati Bookstore.

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16 Jan

Thacker Mountain Radio Hour to Close Wi13 With Rousing Finish

The special Winter Institute performance will feature authors Charles Frazier, Elizabeth Acevedo, and Dar Williams as well as Memphis soul band The Bo-Keys. 

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16 Jan

Winter Institute Set to Take Over Memphis

The Memphis Cook Convention Center is the hub of Wi13, with six nearby hotels serving as the home base for booksellers, publishers, authors, and other attendees. 

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16 Jan

See Who’s Presenting at Winter Institute

All panelists appearing at Winter Institute are now listed on BookWeb and in the Winter Institute app.

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12 Jan

ABA Staff Heads to Winter Institute

The next edition of Bookselling This Week will arrive in your inbox late Thursday afternoon, January 25, with reports and plenty of photos from Winter Institute 13 in Memphis.

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12 Jan

Book an Appointment With Business Service Providers at the Wi13 Consultation Station

The Consultation Station at Winter Institute 13 features representatives from 34 of ABA’s affiliated business solution partners, POS vendors, and other service providers.

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12 Jan

A Checklist for Winter Institute First-Timers

With Winter Institute just around the corner, now is the time to review this helpful checklist filled with reminders and tips for how to best navigate the event.

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10 Jan
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IndieCommunication: One-on-Ones at Wi13, an Online Marketing Roundtable, and More

The IndieCommunication newsletter for January 11 includes details about meeting with IndieCommerce staff at Winter Institute, joining an upcoming online marketing roundtable, and a tip of the week.

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10 Jan

Winter Institute Hotel Reservation Confirmations on the Way

Wi13 registrants who booked a hotel room through ConferenceDirect will receive a reservation confirmation by e-mail from their hotel this week; all modifications should be made through ConferenceDirect.

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10 Jan

Memphis Area Bookstores Ready to Welcome Wi13 Attendees

Booksellers heading to Winter Institute should plan to tour some of the great local indie bookstores of Memphis. In the meantime, get familiar with the city through these book recommendations from local booksellers.

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10 Jan

Wi13 Panel to Highlight Emergency Preparedness

Booksellers who weathered natural disasters will offer real-world advice on how to help independent bookstores prepare for and survive a natural disaster or other emergency.

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10 Jan

Wi13 Offers Full Schedule of Parties and Receptions

Booksellers will have plenty of chances to socialize with colleagues, publishers, and authors in between educational sessions at Winter Institute.

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09 Jan

Help Binc Light Up Winter Institute!

The Book Industry Charitable Foundation (Binc) will host a “Heads or Tails” game at this year’s Winter Institute, where booksellers can donate money to Binc by buying flashing pins for a chance to win a $500 AmEx gift card.

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09 Jan

Attention Booksellers Traveling to Winter Institute: Is Your State REAL ID Compliant?

Before traveling to Memphis, booksellers should make sure that their state is REAL ID compliant, and if it is not, check whether it has received an extension from Homeland Security.

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