Fall Trade Shows and Education

Upcoming Events

 
  • Fall Regional Trade Shows
    August through October 2024
  • Banned Books Week
    September 22-28, 2024
  • Indies First
    November 30, 2024
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2024 Regional Events

Beginning at the end of summer, regional independent bookseller associations hold their annual events. The ABA CEO and COO attend, as do staff from ABA’s Education and Membership departments. ABA’s CFO and CCO also attend, depending on availability. ABA will be exhibiting at the trade shows; attending board meetings, annual meetings, and town halls when possible; presenting education; and visiting stores. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) + New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association (NAIBA)

New Voices New Rooms
Thursday, August 8 to Sunday, August 11
Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA
REGISTER NOW

 

Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)

2024 Fall Trade Show
Sunday, September 29 to Tuesday, October 1
Holiday Inn Portland - Columbia Riverfront
REGISTRATION OPENS SOON

 

California Independent Booksellers Association (CALIBA)

CALIBA Fall Fest '24
Tuesday, September 17 to Wednesday, September 18
The Pasadena Hilton Hotel, Pasadena, CA
REGISTRATION OPEN AUGUST 1

 

New England Independent Booksellers Association (NEIBA) 

NEIBA’s 51st Fall Conference
Wednesday, September 11 to Friday, September 13
Boston Marriott Newton Hotel in Newton, MA
REGISTRATION OPENS JULY 19

 

Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association (MPIBA)

FallCon
Saturday, October 5 to Wednesday, October 9
Renaissance Denver Central Park Hotel, Denver, CO
REGISTRATION OPENS SEPTEMBER 1

 

Midwest Independent Booksellers Association (MIBA) + Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association (GLIBA)

Heartland Fall Forum
Sunday, October 6 to Wednesday, October 9
Hilton Milwaukee City Center, Milwaukee, WI
REGISTRATION OPENS SOON

 

 

About ABA

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.

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