Winter Institute

03 Jan

Connect With Small and University Presses on Winter Institute’s Final Day

On the last day of the 13th annual Winter Institute in Memphis, booksellers will have a number of opportunities to connect with the event’s small and university press sponsors.

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03 Jan

Wi13 Keynote Speaker Daniel Pink on the Science of Good Timing

Daniel H. Pink, author of the upcoming book When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, will be a keynote speaker at this month’s Winter Institute in Memphis.

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20 Dec

“ABACUS 101” Education Session at Wi13 to Feature Techniques for Leveraging Survey’s Data

This year’s Winter Institute will offer a session on the ABACUS financial survey and its new features, focusing on key trends and results and demonstrating how to generate reports that will lead to greater profitability.

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20 Dec

Wi13 Panel to Discuss Strategies for Reaching Romance Readers

The “Courting the Romance Reader” education session at Winter Institute will give booksellers tips for marketing the genre and engaging with its devoted readership.

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20 Dec

Wi13 Keynote Amy Webb on Why Booksellers Should Start Thinking Like Futurists

Quantitative futurist Amy Webb, author of The Signals Are Talking: Why Today’s Fringe Is Tomorrow’s Mainstream, will appear as a morning keynote speaker at ABA’s 2018 Winter Institute.

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19 Dec
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IndieCommunication: Calculating Sales Tax, Education at Winter Institute, and More

The December 21 IndieCommunication newsletter includes a sales tax calculation update, a list of Internet-related education at Wi13, news about Constant Contact’s newsletter signup form, and a tip of the week.

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14 Dec

Registration Underway for Special Events at Winter Institute

Booksellers are encouraged to register now for a number of special events taking place during Winter Institute, including advanced education sessions, a finance workshop, a used bookstore forum, and more.

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13 Dec

A Q&A With Jesse Mecham on Hacking Your Bookseller Salary

“Hacking Your Bookseller Salary,” a Bookselling 101 education session to be delivered at Winter Institute by You Need a Budget author Jesse Mecham, will give booksellers tips for managing their money.

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13 Dec

Save Your Energy for Wi13’s Final Event: The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour

The special Winter Institute performance will feature authors Charles Frazier, Elizabeth Acevedo, and Dar Williams as well as Memphis soul band The Bo-Keys. “It’s going to rock!” said host Jim Dees.

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13 Dec

Sarah Jessica Parker to Appear at Winter Institute in Conversation With Pamela Paul

The January 23 Winter Institute keynote breakfast will feature New York Times Book Review Editor Pamela Paul and actress and founder of the SJP for Hogarth imprint Sarah Jessica Parker.

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11 Dec

Booksellers to Discuss Streamlining, Organizing Store Operations at Wi13 Idea Exchange

Participating booksellers will share and compare checklists on a number of store tasks, including shop procedures, school author visits, in-store and offsite events, consignment policies, and more.

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11 Dec

Winter Institute to Feature More Than 130 Authors

Winter Institute 2018 will feature more than 130 authors and illustrators over the course of four days of keynotes, education sessions, author receptions, and special events.

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04 Dec

Wi13 Consultation Station to Feature 33 Business Service Providers

The Consultation Station at Winter Institute 13 will feature representatives from ABA’s affiliated business solution partners, POS vendors, and other service providers.

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29 Nov

Lead Sponsor Ingram and 93 Publishers Support Winter Institute 13

The 2018 Winter Institute is made possible by the generous support of Ingram Content Group, the event’s lead sponsor, and additional support from 93 publishers large and small.

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29 Nov

Winter Institute Bookseller Attendee List Now Available

Booksellers, publishers, and guests who will be attending Winter Institute 13 can now access the roster of bookseller registrants on BookWeb.

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