Booksellers are invited to 11 ABA Spring Forum programs being held across the country between Friday, March 15, and Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Each includes the education session “The Top 10 Things You Must Do Now!” and an open forum discussion on industry issues.>DETAILS
ABA member booksellers are eligible to receive complimentary badges for entrance to this year's trade show. To receive free badges, ABA members should register via the BEA trade show site.
Hotel ABA 2013 is the Grand Hyatt New York, located at 42nd Street and Grand Central Terminal (Reservations are now closed.)
Here's a look at the full ABA education and special events program at BEA.
Full details, including the 2013 WBN titles and information for store pick-up sites, are available at us.worldbooknight.org.>DETAILS
The ABA/Kobo partnership is bringing Kobo eBooks, eReaders, and accessories to indies bookstores across the U.S.
Complete details about the program, the devices, and signing up are available here.
Bookstores participating in this spring’s Celebrate Moms With Indies promotion must place their orders with publishers by May 1. For the Dads and Grads promotions, titles must be ordered by June 3.
Booksellers can choose from lists of adult and children’s frontlist and backlist titles that were compiled with independent booksellers’ input.
A link to an electronic ballot to elect ABA officers and directors was sent to all Regular main store members on Friday, April 29. Ballots must be cast by midnight on April 30 to be counted.
Booksellers with questions about the 2013 elections are encouraged to contact ABA Membership and Marketing Officer Meg Smith.