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.

    ABA Diversity Task Force

    The ABA Diversity Task Force is a board appointed task force for the purpose of providing insight to the association as it addresses the issues of diversity, equity and inclusion among member bookstores.

    Baker & Taylor

    Baker & Taylor is committed to helping you make life long readers. We provide the products and services you need with the best wholesale discount in the market.

    2550 W. Tyvola Road, Suite 300
    Charlotte, NC 28217
    (704) 998-3325

    Binc Foundation

    The Binc Foundation is the bookseller’s safety net. Binc provides financial assistance to book store employees who have a demonstrated financial need arising from severe hardship or emergency circumstances. The Foundation was imagined and built by booksellers and proudly continues to help booksellers across the U.S.

    3135 S. State Street
    Ann Arbor, MI 48108 
    (866) 733-9064 Toll free


    With over 33 years in the industry Booklog offers a complete robust POS/Inventory management solutions for today's retailer.

    5153 N. Clark Street, Suite 207
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 275-4437, ext. 229

    Chosen Payments

    5401 Tech Circle, 2nd Floor
    Moorpark, CA 93021
    (805) 910-1445

    Drag Queen Story Hour NYC

    Drag Queen Story Hour is a children's program featuring drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools and bookstores. DQSH celebrates diversity, teaches empathy and helps to curb bullying of LGBTQ kids. Plus it's super fun! Learn how to organize your own DQSH from the organizers of DQSH NYC.

    461 Dean Street, 16F
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    (347) 210-7305

    Every Child a Reader

    Every Child a Reader coordinates Children’s Book Week, celebrating 100 years in 2019; the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature program, currently Jacqueline Woodson; and Get Caught Reading.

    54 West 39th St, 14 Flr
    New York, NY 10018
    (917) 890-7416

    Franklin Fixtures

    Long standing supplier of fixtures-shelving displays, tables and counters for independent bookstores across the country. Fixture planning and design, custom solutions at economical prices for fixtures that last 30 years. 

    621 Maxwell Street 
    Cookeville,TN 38501
    (931) 252 - 6931

    Handseller LLC

    Handseller combines traditional CRM functions with its PROPRIETARY SEARCH AND DISCOVERY ENGINE to create the first-ever CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (CXM) for Bookstores

    157 Madrone Lane N., Suite 206
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
    (206) 842-0944

    Independent Bookstore Day

    Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April. Come see how it can boost your store’s profile and increase your sales. And please help us create the 2019 list of IBD exclusives for children!


    PO Box 280
    Sonoma, CA 95476
    (415) 846 - 6131

    Ingram Content Group

    Ingram Content Group LLC keeps the world reading by connecting people with content in all forms. Ingram makes global distribution seamless and accessible for publishers, retailers, libraries and educators.

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


    Lovepop makes intricate 3D paper art greeting cards that appeal to all ages. Laser cut and hand assembled, this premium product is both card and gift.

    125 Lincoln Street, Floor 5
    Boston, MA 02111
    (910) 612-8743

    Publishers Weekly

    Publishers Weekly provides all booksellers with a free yearly subscription. Stop by the PW Station for your FREE subscription and also register for our scholarship program to attend ABA conferences in 2019!


    71 West 23rd Street, Suite 1608
    New York, NY 10010
    (212) 377 - 2200