The Consultation Station at the 2019 Children’s Institute (Ci7) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will offer booksellers the opportunity to meet with representatives from ABA’s affiliated business solution partners, POS vendors, and other service providers.
The seventh annual Children’s Institute will take place June 26-28, 2019, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh-Green Tree. The Consultation Station, located in the Doubletree’s GreenTree Ballroom Foyer, will be open on Thursday, June 27, for two separate time blocks: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Booksellers are encouraged to contact any of these vendors before the Institute to set up appointments.
Binc Foundation: Providing emergency financial assistance and scholarship opportunities to booksellers.
Booklog: With over 1,400 users worldwide, Booklog remains a leading POS/IM system for tracking inventory sales and customers to achieve top performance for your retail operation.
Chosen Payments: Chosen Payments is dedicated to providing the lowest cost, fastest funding solutions and check guarantee services, and helping users improve cash flow while increasing profitability.
Chosen Payments also appeared at last month’s BookExpo, where the company ran a contest for booksellers who visited the ABA Member Lounge. Chosen Payments announced that Book No Further in Roanoke, Virginia, has been named the winner of the contest, and will receive a $100 AmEx gift card.
The ABA Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (formerly the ABA Diversity Task Force)
IBID/Wordstock: Provider of retail POS and inventory control software for independent booksellers.
Ingram Content Group: Ingram Content Group LLC keeps the world reading by connecting people with content in all forms. Stop by to see the newest iPage enhancements and to learn about BookLove, Indie Vault, and more.
PartnerShip: PartnerShip manages the ABA shipping program and offers a substantial discount with FedEx, from LTL pallets up to full truckloads.
W.G. Ellerkamp Co.: Ellerkamp provides booksellers with paper bags, plastic bags, re-usable totes, and beautiful gift wrap.