Education and Lunch for International Guests: The State of the U.S. Book Industry
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -
11:55am to 1:55pm
International guests are invited to pick up a boxed lunch and join their colleagues from around the world for an informative discussion about the current state of the American book business.
Angela Bole, CEO, Independent Book Publishers Association (Manhattan Beach, CA); Jim Milliot, Editorial Director, Publishers Weekly (New York, NY); John Mutter, Editor-in-chief, Shelf Awareness (Seattle, WA); Moderated by Oren Teicher, CEO, ABA (White Plains, NY)
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.