Regional Trade Shows and Education

    Each autumn the regional bookseller associations hold their annual trade shows. ABA exhibits at each show, and typically presents one or more educational sessions that are open to all attendees.

    2018 Fall Regional Trade Shows

    Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA)
    Thursday, September 13 – Saturday, September 15, 2018
    The Innisbrook Resort, 36750 U.S. Highway 19 N., Tampa, Florida
    Maximizing Pre-Order Campaigns: Thursday, September 13, at 11:00 a.m.
     
    New England Independent Booksellers Association (NEIBA)
    Tuesday, September 25 – Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin Street, Providence, Rhode Island
    Maximizing Pre-Order Campaigns: Tuesday, September 25, at 4:00 p.m.
     
    Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)
    Friday, September 28 – Sunday, September 30, 2018
    Hotel Murano, 1320 Broadway, Tacoma, Washington
    Maximizing Pre-Order Campaigns: Friday, September 28, time to be announced
     
    Northern California Independent Booksellers Association (NCIBA)
    Wednesday, October 3 – Friday, October 5, 2018
    The Oakland Convention Center, 550 10th Street, Oakland, California
    Maximizing Pre-Order Campaigns: Thursday, October 4, at 10:45 a.m.
     
    Heartland Fall Forum (Midwest Independent Booksellers Association/MIBA and Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association/GLIBA)
    Wednesday, October 3 – Friday, October 5, 2018
    The Depot Renaissance Hotel, 225 3rd Avenue S., Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Maximizing Pre-Order Campaigns: Thursday, October 4, at 12:00 p.m.
    (ABA Financial Seminar - Oct. 3 REGISTER)
     
    New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association (NAIBA)
    Saturday, October 6 – Monday, October 8, 2018
    Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, 300 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland
    Maximizing Pre-Order Campaigns: Sunday, October 7, at 9:30 a.m.
     
    Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association (MPIBA)
    Thursday, October 11 – Saturday, October 13, 2018
    The Denver Renaissance Hotel, 3801 Quebec Street, Denver, Colorado
    Maximizing Pre-Order Campaigns: Saturday, October 13, at 9:30 a.m.
    (ABA Financial Seminar - Oct. 10 REGISTER)
     
    Southern California Independent Booksellers Association (SCIBA)
    Saturday, October 20 – Sunday, October 21, 2018
    Sheraton Los Angeles San Gabriel Hotel, 303 E. Valley Boulevard, San Gabriel, California
    Maximizing Pre-Order Campaigns: Sunday, October 21, time to be announced

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