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This event will provide an opportunity to share ideas, discuss industry issues, and receive updates on association projects.

 Export to Your Calendar 4/2/2020
When: 04/02/2020
11:30-1:30
Where: American Booksellers Association
333 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, New York  10604
United States


Online registration is available until: 4/2/2020
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All indie booksellers — ABA members and non-members alike — are invited to take part in the American Booksellers Association’s 2020 Spring Forums, held in conjunction with NAIBA. This event will provide an opportunity to share ideas, discuss industry issues, and receive updates on association projects. Allison Hill, ABA’s new CEO will be on-hand as well, and this is an opportunity to meet our new industry leader. This event will be a Zoom call with details to TBA.

Booksellers are also invited to sign up for IndieLite, one of ABA’s two e-commerce platforms, between March 5 and April 30 and get the first three months free. For details, e-mail staff@bookweb.org.

 
Allison K Hill is the new CEO of the American Booksellers Association. She began March 1, following 16 years at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena and Book Soup in West Hollywood where she served most recently as the stores’ president and CEO. She also worked as vice president of Vroman’s Real Estate Ventures and served on both companies’ boards. Prior to her time with Vroman’s, Hill was the general manager and a bookseller at Book Soup for six and one-half years and an assistant general manager and bookseller at Waterstone’s before that. Hill started her career in bookselling at Simon & Schuster and has served on various industry boards and committees, including as vice president of the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association, president of the Independent Booksellers Consortium, and a member of the ABA’s Booksellers Advisory Council. She graduated in June with an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and has a BA from Tufts University in English and Peace and Justice Studies.