Winter Institute 2018

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Memphis Cook Convention Center
Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel
Memphis, TN

A note: Many activities are planned for Monday, January 22, culminating with the Welcome Reception that evening. The Wi13 opening Keynote Breakfast is on Tuesday morning, January 23, and the Closing Reception is on Thursday, January 25.

Activities for January 22*
  • Paz & Associates Introduction to Retail Bookselling Workshop ($119 pp)
  • IndieCommerce Institute (Morning and/or afternoon seminars, $59 pp/each seminar)
  • Used Bookstore Forum
  • Mississippi Delta Tour/Turnrow Books ($65 pp)
  • Yoknapatawpha County Tour/Square Books ($45 pp)
  • Principles of Bookstore Finance Seminar

For ABA booksellers: Begin your Wi13 journey on January 21 in Nashville with an Ingram mix and mingle and campus tour, which includes travel to Memphis on January 22. Register here for the Ingram tour.

Bookseller Registration
Publisher Dashboard

*Pre-registration required for January 22 activities. Click through to registration page for details.

Keynote Speakers

Sarah Jessica Parker Pamela Paul

Sarah Jessica Parker
in conversation with Pamela Paul
Daniel Pink

Daniel Pink
Junot Díaz

Junot Díaz
Amy Webb

Amy Webb
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The ABA Winter Institute is made possible by support from lead sponsor Ingram Content Group,
and from publishers large and small.


About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.


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