Consultation Station

Bookseller attendees will be able to meet with representatives of ABA's affiliated business solution partners, POS vendors, and others at the Consultation Station.

Booksellers are encouraged to contact any of these vendors before the Institute to set up appointments.

Check back often for additions and updates.


2020 Vision USA supplies trendy eye wear to independent bookstores around the country. They are eco friendly brand with an innovative product and a desire to promote positive change in the world with a policy of giving back to ABA/ABFE (American Booksellers for Free Expression). 

Thank you for helping make our company a success!  


3641 Webber Street
Sarasota, FL 34232
(214) 769-2227

Above the Treeline/Edelweiss

Above the Treeline created Edelweiss+, the book industry’s digital catalog platform. They also offer Edelweiss+ Analytics, a suite of powerful sales and inventory analysis tools designed to help you become a stronger and more profitable bookstore.

120 W. Washington St

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

(734) 996-2730


Point-of-Sale / Inventory Control System for booksellers. Software, POS hardware, Computers. Purchasing, Electronic Ordering, Receiving, Returns, Offsite Sales, Used Books, Gift Cards, Credit Card Integration.

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

Baker & Taylor

Baker & Taylor strives to bring joy and enrichment to life by connecting people to books, music and movies through passionate team members and innovative services. Stop by and see what we can do for you.

 W Tyvola Road, Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28217
(704) 998-3325

Basil Software

Basil Booksellers Software 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 business on-the-go. 

2477 St. Martin Way
Monroe, GA 30656
(678) 267-2974

Bertram Books

Bertram Books is a leading global book wholesaler offering book supply from over 6,500 publishers. With 50 years experience in supplying the book trade in over countries worldwide. 

1 Broadland Business Park
Norwich, NR7 0WF
+44 (0) 7867 341523

Binc Foundation

The Binc Foundation provides financial assistance to brick and mortar bookstore employees working full or part-time who demonstrate a personal financial need arising from severe hardship and/or emergency circumstance. 

3135 S. State Street, Suite 203
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(734) 477-4789

Book Depot

Book Depot is North America's largest bargain book wholesaler, with over 40,000 unique titles priced at 75-90% off publisher's list and new titles are added daily.

67 Front Street N
Thorold, Ontario
Canada L2V 1X3
(800) 801-7193


Bookazine Co., Inc.

Bookazine is a full-service wholesaler offering a wide-ranging and deep inventory of new releases and bestselling backlist, with expertise in children's titles, small press and regional titles, and pop culture titles - including graphic novels and manga. We supply books to thousands of bookstores and libraries throughout the U.S. and around the world. We enjoy positive business relationships with more than 25,000 publishers worldwide, and are uniquely positioned just minutes from Manhattan.   

75 Hook Road
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(201) 339-7777


BookExpo is the most important event to learn about and source the best new titles for your store. In addition to hearing from blockbuster and debut authors and their editors, you will develop relationships with publishing houses of all sizes to help you merchandise, market and sell more books. In 2019, you will also be able to source the most unique assortment of non-book items at our new section, Unbound, a thoughtful collection of bookish goods. Join us at BookExpo 2019 and get and edge to help grow your margins and best serve your community 

383 Main Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06840
(203) 840-5454


With over 1300 users throughout the world, Booklog provides a dynamic POS/Inventory management software that meets the needs for a successful retail operation. 


5153 N. Clark Street, #207
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 275-4437 ext. 227

Children's Book Council

Children's Book Week is celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year. We'd love more indie bookstores to join the festivities April 29 - May 5!

54 West 39th Street, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10018
(212) 966-1990

Chosen Payments

Chosen Payments, servicing more than 24 associations, is pleased to offer credit card processing to the independent bookseller members of ABA. We are dedicated to providing low cost, fast funding, and technology-driven merchant processing solutions to book retailers, backed by our experienced 24/7 customer service team.


5401 Tech Circle, 2nd Floor
Moorpark, CA 93021
(805) 910-1445

CLMP - The Community of Literary Magazines and Presses

CLMP ensures a vibrant, diverse literary landscape by helping small literary publishers work better. We provide direct technical assistance to independent literary publishers and produce programs designed to bring the many communities our work touches together, including readers, writers, literary translators, booksellers, educators and librarians. CLMP carries out this mission so that essential literary voices from all corners can make their way from writers to readers.

154 Christopher Street, Suite 3C
New York, NY 10014
(212) 741-9110 ext. 12

Franklin Fixtures LLC

Floor units, mobile fixtures for Indie Bookstores growing or starting new business. Free consultation about your needs and show specials for WI attendees. Serving Indies as our priority since 1974.

621 Maxwell Street 
Cokkerville, TN 38501
(931) 252-6931

Gardners / All Media Supply

Leading wholesalers, Gardners and All Media Supply combine to bring you the widest possible range of British books and sidelines. Fast delivery options back to store or direct to consumer. 

1 Whittle Drive, Eastbourne
East Sussex, BN23 6QH, UK
01323 525664

Handseller, LLC

Handseller’s Recommendation & Customer Engagement Platform helps bookstores sell more books on websites and now through our new STAFF APP and Marketing modules; integrated with Anthology, Basil, Booklog, Shelf Awareness.

179 Madrone Lane N, Suite 206
Bainbrdge Island, WA 98110
(206) 842-0944

Hummingbird Digital Media

Hummingbird supplies indies with a platform allowing them to sell e-books from a huge catalog of more than 3,400 publishers' titles including the Big 5. Seamlessly intergrates with IndieCommerce.IndieLite.

2350 W. Shaw Avenue, Ste. 146B
Fresno, CA 93711
(559) 490-0206


IBID is a comprehensive bookstore P.O.S. and inventory control program. 

9825 Perry Highway
Wexford, PA 15090
(412) 369-5990

iMerchant by Computac LLC

POS and Inventory Control Software for Booksellers since 1984. 

162 North Main Street
West Lebanon, NH 03784
(603) 298-5721 ext 135

Independent Bookstore Day

Check out the 2019 IBD catalog of exclusives, see some items in person and have all your Bookstore Day questions answered in one place. 

P.O. Box 280
Sonoma, CA 95476
(415) 846-6131


indiCo supports Indies by offering quality products for retail sales or daily operation use. Participants benefit from substantially lower prices, low minimum orders, free customization, and fast fulfillment. 

528 E. Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074

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, learn about BookLove, Indie Vault, and more.

One Ingram Blvd.
La Vergne, TN 37086
(615) 793-5000

Ingram Publisher Services

Ingram Publisher Services LLC brings you a trusted distribution network, combined with a sales team of passionate book lovers and access to the industry’s leading e-book and print-on-demand technologies. Stop by to discuss our upcoming Spring titles.

One Ingram Blvd.
La Vergne, TN 37086
(615) 793-5000


Together we share your story with the world. IngramSpark® is a self-publishing platform with fully integrated digital, wholesale and distribution services. It's your story, we help you do more with it.

One Ingram Blvd.
La Vergne, TN 37086
(615) 793-5000

Libris - Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc.

Created by ABA, the League of Independent Book Retailer Insurance Services has been working with independent bookstores and publishers since 1997.Libris works directly with business owners as well as with local agents around the country. In today's highly competitive business environment independent bookstores need every advantage to succeed. Libris provides that advantage when it comes to business insurance: Independent bookstores receive broad coverage at a highly competitive price.

8000 E. Maplewood Avenue, Suite 350
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
(888) 694-8585 is the audiobook platform for more than 1,000 independent bookstore locations. We make it possible to sell digital audiobooks through a co-branded storefront. It's free and easy to get started. 

P.O. Box 70525
Seattle, WA 98105
(413) 206-9290

MVB US, Inc.

Pubeasy is a web-based ordering system used by booksellers all over the world. Pubnet enables efficient EDI ordering between booksellers and publishers in North America. 

30 Irving Place
New York, NY 10003
(917) 733-3786

National Book Foundation

The National Book Foundation, best known National Book Awards, produces numerous educational and public programs in cities throughout the United States that help connect readers to books in new and meaningful ways. 

90 Broad Street 
New York, NY 10004
(212) 685-0261

Paz & Associates

Training & consulting for independent bookstores. Services include store design, inventory assistance, "fiscals physicals", business valuation & more. 

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


Reader to bookclub matching website. Each book club registered on the site links to an Indie bookstore. Help your customers find the right bookclub while driving more sales to your store. 

4280 Tennyson Street 
Denver, CO 80212
(303) 284-0194

Shelf Awareness

Shelf Awareness offers a FREE customized version of Shelf Awareness for Readers for your store. With links to your store website, social media pages and e-commerce, plus ways to feature other custom content, we help you keep in touch with your bookstore customers. Come chat with us also about launching the Indie Next List/Kids Next List E-newsletter that we build for the ABA. 

811 1st Avenue, Suite 315
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 274-8144

W.G. Ellerkamp Co.

Paper & Plastic bags, gift wrap, re-usable totes and bookmarks for ABA booksellers. 

49 Vose Farm Road
Peterborough, NH 03458
(800) 805-0012

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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