Meet ABA’s Affiliated Business Partners at Children’s Institute Consultation Station

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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 from 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 5:15 p.m.

Booksellers are encouraged to contact any of these vendors before the Institute to set up appointments. Vendors will be added to the Consultation Station page on BookWeb as they are confirmed.

Baker & Taylor: We know that books enrich lives. We know that indie bookstores enrich the communities they serve. As a wholesaler, we are honored to serve booksellers and to play a role in delivering those books into the hands and hearts of readers of all ages. 

Margaret Lane
(704) 998-3325

Binc Foundation: Providing emergency financial assistance and scholarship opportunities to booksellers.

Kate Weiss
(734) 477-1025

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. 

Gwen Fishbeck
(773) 275-4439, Ext. 229

Drag Queen Story Hour: Free stickers, postcards, a white page, our banner, and our Gravtivity Book and tote bags for purchase. All proceeds go back into our programming. 

Jonathan Hamilt
(770) 403-5460

IBID/Wordstock: Provider of retail POS and inventory control software for independent booksellers. 

David Walton
(412) 369-5990

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. 

Pat Bieda
(615) 793-5000

PartnerShip: PartnerShip manages the ABA shipping program and offers a substantial discount with FedEx, from LTL pallets up to full truckloads.

Keith Korhely
(800) 599-2902

W.G. Ellerkamp Co.: We provide booksellers with paper bags, plastic bags, re-usable totes, and beautiful gift wrap. 

Jack Ellerkamp
(800) 805-0012