Wi2023 Vendor Showcase

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Vendor Showcase at Wi2023

 

This showcase will feature vendors, business partners, and other book industry members that offer benefits to booksellers.
Check back regularly for additions, updates, and special offers available to Wi2023 attendees.

During the conference, stop by and chat with representatives from these companies during Vendor Showcase hours, or click on their name below to make an appointment in advance.

Our readers are designed in house and created through an exacting process, striving for eco friendly and quality sustainable materials, while keeping our prices extremely affordable.

We offer special packages and discounts for ABA members.

Alta Journal is a quarterly publication for anyone seeking an insider’s take on this most forward-thinking region—California and the West.

 

Anthology is the leading point-of-sale and inventory management software solution for booksellers on the market today.

 
 
20% off core store license and payment terms available.

A modern POS and inventory management system designed for independent booksellers accessible from Windows, Mac, Chromebooks, Android and IOS.  Integrated with Edelweiss, ATTL, E360, IndieCommerce, Pubnet, Ingram, Bookazine and more.  Right click here to open a new window and make an appointment at Wi2023.

A free tool to manage, keep track of invoices, and prepare payments to publishers. Register for a one-on-one appointment here Slot 1 or Slot 2 or drop by our table at the Vendor Showcase. 

Batch is always free to use for indie bookstores.

Binc’s mission is to strengthen the bookselling and comic retailing communities through charitable programs that support employees, owners, and their families. 

Play Heads or Tails. Support Booksellers. Buy a Blinkie!

A global distributor serving booksellers since 1929.

Our versatile point-of-sale bookstore system serves independent booksellers, college bookstores, and specialty retailers with the most comprehensive and reliable POS / inventory management solution in the market.

 

We have over 35 years of experience providing POS software, website, and data solutions to independent booksellers. Come see what all the buzz is about, we can't wait to meet you!

Our platform gives independent bookstores tools to compete online and financial support to help maintain their presence in local communities.  Make an appointment for a one-on-one appointment here or drop by our table at the Vendor Showcase. 

Enter to win a Bookshop.org gift package at our table!

A day designed to give independent bookstores an opportunity to celebrate Romance fiction — its books, readers, and writers — and to strengthen the relationships between bookstores and the romance community. 

 
Stop by & enter to win a BRD swag pack.

For readers, writers, booksellers, librarians, translators, educators, and all who care about literary publishing being diverse and vibrant.

Our books, cards, journals, and children’s items connect us with loved ones and mark everyday occasions. These best-selling gifts help honor the relationships that matter most.

5% off $500, 10% off $1,000. As always, $5 shipping!

Celebrate reading through the glamorous art of drag and create diverse, accessible, and culturally-inclusive family programming where kids can express their authentic selves and become bright lights of change in their communities. 

Our online digital catalog platform and suite of services allows booksellers to efficiently create orders, stay on top of new titles, access review copies, manage their inventory, and conduct targeted email marketing.

 

Free shipping on all orders placed at the show.

Since our inception in 1998, Foreword Reviews has never strayed from its mission to help booksellers discover great books from indie presses. 

Limited edition BOOKSELLERS THREATEN IGNORANCE bags for onsite renewal subscriptions.

Your one-stop resource for quality, built-to-order retail display fixtures, bookshelves, POS systems, tables, and more in your choice of any material or finish.

30 minute Staff merchandising workshop optimizing your Franklin Fixtures

Gardners US brings American bookstores access to over 250,000 english language books with efficient domestic shipping options and high standards of service.

Come and see us for special offers for Wi2023!

We are designers, developers, manufacturers and distributors specialising in a fantastic range of books, gifts, puzzles and games.

Any order of $300+ receives Free Freight with code WI23

Adaptable, low cost payment solutions designed to help your business thrive. Serving more than 20,000 independent businesses in the US.

 
Join Gravity, get $50 monthly IndieCommerce credit your first year.

IBIDie and WordStock software systems integrate with many industry partners, including IndieCommerce. 

iMRCHNT POS and inventory control for bookstores, designed for independent booksellers.

Working in every facet of the book industry to support a shared goal of more books in more places, worldwide.

Impassioned booklovers, dedicated to seeing more books in the hands of more readers worldwide.

An award-winning publishing platform, offering print and ebook distribution services through a single source.

Libro.fm enables independent bookstores to sell digital audiobooks through a co-branded experience. It’s easy for your customers, and it’s easy for your bookstore.

Matchbook provides marketing services to indie bookstores including print and email newsletters, logos and branding, and web design. We also manage the Indie Next email program on behalf of ABA.

Get $100 off any logo development or first time print newsletter package!

Helping booksellers & bookstore staff access digital review copies & audiobooks, which can be read easily and securely on all major reading devices. Plus, you can nominate books for the Indie Next List within NetGalley! 

Join NetGalley (it's free!) to receive the exclusive ABA Digital Box Newsletter.

PartnerShip® will help you ship smarter with FedEx discounts for all your shipping needs and freight savings on shipments with TForce Freight, YRC, and others. Members receive 50% off FedEx Express and 30% off FedEx Ground.

Offering training, education, and resources needed to own and operate a successful bookstore in today's retail marketplace for all bookstore staff.

 

The Professional Booksellers School is providing in-depth and detailed training on all aspects of bookstore operations. From store owners to frontline booksellers, there is a program for every store staffer. Most programs can help a bookseller achieve certification, but all courses may be audited for the learning experience.

Pubnet is a highly efficient direct ordering service for booksellers in North America and Brazil. Pubeasy enables electronic ordering and customer self-service for booksellers.

$75 Initial Pubnet setup fee waived for Wi2023 Attendees.

A leading producer of puzzles, award-winning board games, engaging wooden toys, construction, and brain & logic activities. Featuring brands BRIO and ThinkFun. 

Automatic credit terms for new accounts. Easy opening at $500.

The Pre-Order e-blast and newly re-designed Shelf Awareness newsletter link to your website, social media & e-commerce and now have even more ways to customize content for your bookstore customers.

 

A non-profit working for cultural equity through diverse books and supporting marginalized writers and publishers. Support The Word and check out our Bonfire merch here.

Representing the best specialty toys and gifts on the market. Our goal is to pair our knowledge of trending and boutique lines to grow and enhance your side line growth.

Squishable: $500 = FFA Handscraft: $500 = 5% off & 10% fright cap, $1000= 10% off & FFA Crazy Aaron’s: $500 = FFA

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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