Winter Institute Hotel Reservation Confirmations on the Way

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Winter Institute 13 registrants who booked a hotel room through ConferenceDirect for one of the six American Booksellers Association hotels (Sheraton Memphis Downtown, Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown, Comfort Inn, Courtyard Marriott, Residence Inn, or SpringHill Suites) will receive a reservation confirmation by e-mail from their reserved hotel by the end of the week.

Hotel reservation modifications or cancellations should be made directly through ConferenceDirect (not the reserved hotel):

  • Toll Free: (844) 460-9823, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST
  • International: (704) 751-4155, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Saturday, January 20, and Sunday, January 21, from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CST, call (703) 343-6930
  • Email:

Booksellers who are no longer planning to attend Winter Institute should notify the American Booksellers Association as soon as possible to cancel their event registration, then contact ConferenceDirect to cancel their hotel reservation. 

The 13th annual Winter Institute will take place January 22-25 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center and Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.

The institute is made possible by support from lead sponsor Ingram Content Group and from publishers large and small. Questions about Winter Institute can be addressed to