Register Now for Special Events at BookExpo [4]

Booksellers should register now for the American Booksellers Association’s exclusive programming for members who will be attending BookExpo 2018 [6] in New York City from May 30 to June 1. Signup deadlines are approaching for the following events:

Booksellers are also encouraged to sign up to reserve a time to meet with IndieCommerce staff [19] in the ABA Member Lounge, Booth 721 on the trade show floor. Walk-ins are also welcome during lounge hours.

ABA Member Lounge hours are:

  • Wednesday, May 30, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 31, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (closed from 2:15 to 4:15 p.m. for the ABA Annual Membership Meeting and Town Hall)
  • Friday, June 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tickets are also on sale for the Silent Art Auction [20] to benefit American Booksellers for Free Expression [21] (ABFE) and Every Child a Reader [22]. All BookExpo attendees are invited to attend the auction; tickets are $110 each. However, for ABC Children’s Group at ABA members, tickets are complimentary (contact ABC Group Manager Gen de Botton [23] for the promo code), and tickets for regular ABA member booksellers are $11 (log in to BookWeb to see the adjusted price).

Booksellers can register for free badges to BookExpo [24] by providing their ABA member ID number during the registration process. More information about ABA’s programming at BookExpo can be found on [25].