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 Inc.

2020 Vision USA supplies eco-friendly and blue-light-blocking digital protection readers to indie bookstores worldwide. They are a brand with an innovative product and they promote positive change in the world by giving back to the American Booksellers for Free Expression. 

Show specials: Free displays and discounts with select packages


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

ABA's Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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

Addico Solutions Inc. / Basil Software

Basil 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 businesses on the go. 

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

All Media Supply / Gardners Books

Leading wholesalers All Media Supply (US) and Gardners (UK) combine to bring you the widest possible range of British books. Talk to us about fast delivery and free shipping options!

800 International Pkwy
Sunrise, FL 33325
(954) 991-1275


Anthology is a robust, full-featured POS software that provides booksellers with all the tools to manage their bookstore, including sales, credit, gift cards, purchasing, receiving, reporting, offsite sales, remote access, and more.

733 E. Eigth St, Suite 103
Traverse City, MI 49685
(800) 819-0095, x103

Binc Foundation

Providing emergency financial assistance to booksellers facing an unexpected hardship. 

3135 S. State Street, Ste. 203
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(734) 477-1025

Book Depot Inc.

Book Depot is the foremost wholesaler for remaindered and bargain books. With over 40,000 titles across all categories and genres, we are your best destination for bargain book titles.

67 Front St. N
Thorold, Ontario, Canada, L2V 1X3
(905) 680-7230  (800) 801-7193


Bookazine is the nation’s oldest and largest independent wholesaler. It offers wide inventory, electronic and website ordering, highly personalized service, dedicated sales representatives, and an ongoing commitment to its customers’ success.

75 New Hook Road
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(617) 378-7008


Strategically located in the publishing capital of the world, BookExpo is the place to discover books and gift products that will most impact your business in the coming year. Take advantage of exclusive show specials, unique education, and networking opportunities that give you a real edge. ABA members register for free and have access to an exclusive $200/night hotel rate.

201 Merritt 7
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 840-5454


With over 1,400 users worldwide, Booklog provides a dynamic POS/inventory management software that will meet all the needs for a successful retail operation. 

5153 N Clark Street #207
Chicago, IL 60640


Bookshop is an online bookstore with a mission to financially support independent bookstores. We are targeting customers that would otherwise go to Amazon by creating a platform that is easy, personal, and gives socially conscious book buyers an alternative that aligns with their values. Bookshop donates 10% of our sales to indie bookstores that sign up, and we pay a 25% commission on any sale referred by an independent bookstore affiliate.

413 Humboldt St. #1L
Brooklyn, NY
(347) 765-3933

Children's Book Council

The CBC and Every Child a Reader organize Children's Book Week and Get Caught Reading with 300-plus indies.

54 W. 39th Street, 14th floor
New York, NY 10018

Chosen Payments

Chosen Payments is the most trusted credit card processor in the industry. We participate in all bookseller industry events and have an understanding of the needs of bookseller providers. Chosen Payments is dedicated to providing the lowest cost, fastest funding solutions at the highest level of service.

5401 Tech Circle 2nd Floor
Moorpark, CA 93021
(805) 910-1445 ext. 6614

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, Ste. 3C
New York, NY 10014
(212) 741-9110

Drag Queen Story Hour

Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like: drag performers reading stories to children in libraries, schools, bookstores, and beyond. DQSH captures the imagination, curiosity,  and play of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. In spaces like this, kids are able to see people who defy rigid gender restrictions, celebrate their own unique voices, and imagine a world where people can present as they wish, where dress-up is real.

461 Dean Street, 16F
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(770) 403-5460

Foreword Reviews

We are dedicated to the art of reviewing independently published books, from university presses and small publishing companies to self-published books. 

413 E. Eighth Street 
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 933-3699

Franklin Fixtures, LLC

Display solutions for every bookseller and retailer: shelves, browsers, custom counters, display cabinets, gondolas, dimensional slatwall, bookcases, and more. Made by skilled people in Tennessee, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. 

621 Maxwell Street
Cookeville, TN 38501
(931) 400-0300

Handseller, LLC

179 Madrone Avenue, #206
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
(206) 842-0944

Hummingbird Digital Media

Hummingbird supplies indies with a platform to sell e-books/audiobooks from a huge catalog of 1.5 million-plus titles, including all of the Big Five’s. Seamlessly integrates with IndieCommerce/IndieLite.

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


POS and inventory control management system providing cloud and client based solutions for bookstores large and small since 1984.

2 Buck Road, Suite 8
Hanover, NH 03755
(603) 298-5721, ext. 118

Independent Bookstore Day

Check out the 2020 catalog of exclusives, place your order, order tote bags, and get a peek at one of the 2020 exclusives from Amor Towles, Frostbeard Studio, Toni Morrison, Dav Pilkey, and more. 

333 Westchester Avenue, Suite S202
White Plains, NY 10604
(415) 846-6131

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 or to 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

IRT / IBID / WordStock

We are providers of POS software and related services to independent retail bookstores. We are the providers of both the IBIDIe and WordStock systems.

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

LIBRIS / Arrowhead General Insurance

Arrowhead Core Commercial Insurance program offers property, crime, liability, auto, workers compensation, umbrella liability, and more.

8000 E Maplewood Avenue, Suite 350
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
(760) 533-8600 enables independent bookstores to sell digital audiobooks through a co-branded experience. Email us to get started

PO Box 70525
Seattle, WA 98127
(413) 206-9290

MVB US, Inc. (Pubnet and PubEasy)

Thousands of booksellers save time and money ordering direct from leading publishers with Pubnet and PubEasy. Automate your ordering process with Pubnet. Check price, availability, and order status with PubEasy.

6 Century Drive, Suite #130-4
Parsippany, NJ 07054
(917) 733-3786


PartnerShip manages the ABA shipping program offering a substantial discount with FedEx. LTL pallets and up to full truckloads. PartnerShip's Keith Korhely can be found in the Galley Room.

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

Paz & Associates

Training and consulting resources for prospective and existing booksellers: store design and makeovers, buying and inventory management, operating efficiencies, succession planning, and more.
1417 Sadler Road, #274
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
(904) 277-2664


A website that connects readers to book clubs and book clubs to their local Indie bookstore.

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

Shelf Awareness

Shelf Awareness offers a free, customized version of Shelf Awareness for Readers for bookstore customers. 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.

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

W.G. Ellerkamp Co.

We provide ABA booksellers with bags, gift wrap, ribbon, and other retail packaging products. An ABA partner for 12 years!

49 Vose Farm Road
Peterborough, NH 03458
(603) 924-4000

We Need Diverse Books

We Need Diverse Books™ is a non-profit that advocates essential changes in the publishing industry. Our aim is to help produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people.

10319 Westlake Drive, #104
Bethesda, MD 20817
(701) 404-9632

About ABA

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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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