Discover More ABA Programming at BookExpo: Board Discussion Groups and POS Roundtables

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In addition to a range of education sessions and industry networking opportunities, the programming presented by the American Booksellers Association at the 2019 BookExpo will include several bookseller discussion groups led by ABA Board of Directors members and a series of roundtable discussions on various POS systems.
 
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All discussion groups and roundtables will take place in the ABA Member Lounge, in Booth 2962 on the trade show floor. 
 
The ABA Member Lounge and Galley Room will be open on Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (closed from 2:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. for ABA’s Town Hall and Annual Meeting); and on Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
 
The BookExpo trade show will take place from May 29–31 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. 
 
Bookseller Discussion Groups
(Led by ABA Board Members in the ABA Member Lounge)
  • Wednesday, May 29

    • 2:00 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. “Having an Open-Accounting System With Employees” led by Kelly Estep of Carmichael’s Bookstores
    • 2:00 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. “New and Used Books” led by Jamie Fiocco of Flyleaf Books
  • Thursday, May 30             

    • 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. “Cost-Cutting With ABACUS” led by Pete Mulvihill of Green Apple Books 
    • 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. “Keeping It Fresh After 15 Years” led by Robert Sindelar of Third Place Books 
  • Friday, May 31

    • 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. “Managing Multiple Stores” led by Chris Morrow of Northshire Bookstore 
    • 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. “Opening a Second Store” led by Brad Graham of Politics and Prose 
    • 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. “Business-to-Business Partnerships” led by Christine Onorati of WORD Bookstores 
    • 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. “Working with Schools” led by Kenny Brechner of Devaney, Doak and Garrett Booksellers
 
POS Roundtable Discussions
(In the ABA Member Lounge)
  • Wednesday, May 29 

    • 2:00 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. IBID 
  • Thursday, May 30

    • 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Wordstock
    • 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Booklog
  • Friday, May 31

    • 10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Square 
    • 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. Basil