Bookseller attendees will be able to meet with representatives of ABA's affiliated business solution partners, POS vendors, and others at the Consultation Station, located in the Skyline Room. Hours are Tuesday, February 10, 10 am to 4 pm, and Wednesday, February 11, 10 am to 1 pm.

    Please note that if you granted permission for Consultation Station participating companies to contact you directly when you registered for Winter Institute 10, they may reach out to you via email before the event. Booksellers may contact any of these vendors before the Institute to set up appointments. Check back often for additions and updates.

    Consultation Station Vendors:

    Above the Treeline

    Above the Treeline offers two web-based tools - Edelweiss online catalog system and Treeline Analytics - that help booksellers efficiently manage their inventory and assortment.

    120 W. Washington Avenue
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    (734) 996 - 2730

    Addico Solutions - Basil Bookseller Software

    Basil is the only complete, web-based inventory control system that supports new, used and online book sales. And now with mobile capability, we provide even more options for your business.

    5415 Sugarloaf Parkway, Suite 2205
    Lawrenceville, GA 30043
    (678) 245 - 4599

    American Booksellers for Free Expression

    ABFE is the bookseller's voice in the fight against censorship. We advise booksellers about free speech issues, problems with author events, protecting customer privacy, celebrating Banned Books Week and more. Meet with us in the atrium landing across from the Grand Ballroom.

    333 Westchester Avenue, Suite S202
    White Plains, NY 10604


    POS/Inventory control system for Booksellers.  Anthology is locally installed at your store for the most responsive solution with multiple configurations to address different business requirements.  Optional configurations provide for remote access.  Providing powerful tools for managing sales, special orders, importing title information, purchasing, electronic ordering, receiving, offsite sale, used books, encrypted credit card processing, gift card management, customer relationship marketing, multi-store and much more.

    733 E. Eighth, Suite 103
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (800) 819-0095 ext.103

    Ask ABA

    Meet with ABA Member Relationship Managers, Catherine Cusick (GLIBA, MIBA, NAIBA, NEIBA regions) and Nathan Halter (MPIBA, NCIBA, PNBA, SCIBA, SIBA regions) to review benefits and more. Meet with us in the atrium landing across from the Grand Ballroom.

    333 Westchester Avenue, Suite S202
    White Plains, NY 10604
    (800) 637-0037


    Bancard Systems

    Merchant Credit Card Processing.

    25060 Avenue Stanford
    Suite 260
    Valencia, CA 91355
    (800) 748-6901

    Biblio is the largest independently owned marketplace for used, rare and collectible books. We have been helping independent booksellers to connect with their customers since 2003.

    PO Box 1211
    Asheville, NC 28802
    (828) 350 - 0744

    Book Industry Charitable Foundation

    The Binc Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that coordinates charitable programs that support booksellers. The Foundation was imagined and built by booksellers and proudly continues to be their safety net. It is our vision to be a caring community of book people.

    713 W. Ellsworth Road, Suite A
    Ann Arbor, MI 48108
    (734) 477-4789


    Booklog is a comprehensive POS/IM solution installed in over 1,800 stores worldwide. Using cutting edge technology, it provides a user-friendly environment in managing all aspects of a successful retail environment.

    5153 North Clark Street, Suite 207
    Chicago, IL 60640
    (773) 275 - 4437


    Founded in 1988, BookPage is a monthly review publication that is distributed to more than 400,000 avid readers through subscribing bookstores and public libraries. BookPage boosts sales and foot traffic, assists with hand-selling, simplifies ordering and more. 50% discount for Winter Institute attendees!
    2143 Belcourt Avenue
    Nashville, TN 37212
    (615) 292 - 8926

    Handseller, LLC

    Handseller™ is an IOS/Android app/website that engages customers by delivering book recommendations, enabling easy list building and sharing and allowing online holds for in-store pickup or purchases via shopping cart.

    179 Madrone Lane, Suite 206
    Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
    (510) 303 - 7703

    IBID Inc.

    IBID is a POS/Inventory control software system designed for and used by Independent Booksellers. It is a MS Windows based system that operates with MS Internet Explorer.

    9825 Perry Highway
    Wexford, PA 15090
    (800) 458 - 1996

    Independent Bookstore Day

    Representatives from Independent Bookstore Day (IBD) will be available to answer any and all questions you have about the first IBD on May 2, 2015. We can advise you on marketing and publicity, events and promotions. Special for Winter Institute attendees: stores can change and or place IBD orders through Wednesday at noon.

    P.O. Box 29169, The Presidio
    San Francisco, CA 94129
    (415) 846 - 6131


    IndieCommerce staff will be available to meet for individualized one-on-one consultations.

    333 Westchester Avenue, Suite S202
    White Plains, NY 10604
    (800) 637-0037

    Ingram Content Group

    Ingram Contact Group Inc., is the world's largest and most trusted distributor of books, music and media content. Thousands of publishers, retailers and libraries worldwide use Ingram's fully integrated physical and digital distribution, logistics, and manufacturing solutions to access global consumer demand, and realize the full business potential of book content.

    One Ingram Blvd.
    La Vergne, TN 37086
    (800) 937-8000


    When it comes to your business and the unique loss exposures, nobody understands your needs better than the League of Independent Book Retailer Insurance Services (LIBRIS). LIBRIS offers tailored affordable insurance coverage for independent booksellers.

    8390 E Crescent Parkway, Suite 200
    Greenwood Village, CO 80111
    (888) 694 - 8585

    Literary Hub

    Drawn from a cross-section of the best in literary publishing, Literary Hub will be the go-to daily site for American literary culture, featuring essays, excerpts, interviews, bookstore profiles, and more.

    154 West 154 14th Street, 12th Floor
    New York, NY 10011
    (212) 614 - 7850

    National CrowdFunding Association

    ​The National CrowdFunding Association ( is America​'s oldest industry association dedicated to supporting, educating and protecting the American crowdfunding market. Our membership consists of funding portals, investors and entrepreneurs.

    9881 SW 131 Street
    Miami, FL 33176
    (786) 375 - 5644  - ext.101


    More than 300 publishers worldwide use NetGalley to interact with more than 200,000 professional readers. Booksellers, reviewers, bloggers, media, librarians and educators can register for free, request digital galleys from the catalog, be invited to view a title by publisher and provide feedback. NetGalley members can view secure digital galleys on all major reading devices and tablets.

    44 Merrimac Street
    Newburyport, MA 01950
    (978) 465 - 7755

    Open Road Media

    Open Road Integrated Media is a digital publisher and multimedia content company. Open Road creates connections between authors and their audiences by marketing its ebooks through a new proprietary online platform, which uses premium video content and social media.


    345 Hudson Street, Suite 6C
    New York, NY 10014
    (212) 488-6065


    The ABA Shipping Program, managed by PartnerShip®, provides members with discounts on small package and freight shipments with FedEx, UPS Freight, YRC Freight, and others. Visit to enroll today. Find us in the galley room or the shipping rooms. 

    29077 Clemens Road
    Cleveland, OH 44145
    (800) 599 - 2902

    Paz & Associates

    New and existing booksellers have turned to The Bookstore Training Group of Paz & Associates for training and advice with opening, operating, and selling their bookstores.

    1417 Sadler Road #274
    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
    (904) 277-2664

    Reading Group Choices

    ​Reading Group Choices recommends books for reading group​s​ through their annual print guide (​distributed to libraries, book stores and readers), monthly e-newsletter, website, social media and bookstore and festival events.

    113 N Bascom Place
    Madison, WI 53726
    (608) 572-9496

    Shelf Awareness

    Shelf Awareness offers booksellers a free e-newsletter for your customers, including your logo, 'buy' buttons for every review linked to your e-commerce site, events listings, customizable edit orials and ad space.

    1932 1st Avenue, Suite 300
    Seattle, WA 98101
    (206) 274-8144


    Provides search engine marketing, social media marketing, business strategy and access to capitol advisory services to businesses.

    7709 Amesbury Drive
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
    (919) 389 - 1551

    We Need Diverse Books (WNDB™)

    WNDB™ is a grassroots organization created to address the lack of diverse, non-majority narratives in literature by increasing the visibility of diverse books and authors.

    5512 Whitley Park Terrace
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    (662) 426-6574

    Women's National Book Association / National Reading Group Month

    WNBA promotes the value of books, shared reading with National Reading Group Month (October) and annual Great Group Reads recommended books, including marketing, display, book club and events opportunities for bookstores.

    PO 237, FDR Station
    New York, NY 10150
    (612) 382-5868 Susan Walker (
    (704) 608-6559 Carin Siegfried (