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 23, 2024
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2023 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
Monday, August 7 to Thursday, August 10
Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA


Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA)

2023 Fall Trade Show
Tuesday, September 19 to Thursday, September 21
Holiday Inn Portland - Columbia Riverfront


California Independent Booksellers Association (CALIBA)

CALIBA Fall Fest '23
Wednesday, September 27 to Thursday, September 28
The Double Tree Inn, South San Francisco, CA


New England Independent Booksellers Association (NEIBA) 

NEIBA’s 50th Fall Conference
Tuesday, October 3 to Thursday, October 5
Omni Providence Hotel + Graduate Providence, Providence, RI


Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association (MPIBA)

Wednesday, October 4 to Saturday, October 7
Renaissance Denver Central Park Hotel, Denver, CO


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

Heartland Fall Forum
Wednesday, October 18 to Friday, October 20
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI



About ABA

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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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