Membership Has Its Advantages at BEA

BookExpo America is right around the corner, and booksellers who want to take advantage of free trade show badges, exclusive parties at Hotel ABA, and special programming for ABC Children’s Group members, as well as be a part of the Celebration of Bookselling and Author Awards Lunch  and the Bookseller/Publisher Focus Groups, must be current on their ABA dues.

Other exclusive perks at BEA include the ABA Indie Booksellers Lounge located on main tradeshow floor and exclusive author signings and galleys in the lounge. (A complete list of other ABA member benefits is available here.)

Booksellers can renew their memberships via an easy-to-use online form at; the form also includes an opt-in for participation in the ABC Children’s Group at ABA.  The membership term for all stores is February 1, 2013 through January 31, 2014.

Questions about dues renewal from booksellers in the NAIBA, NCIBA, NEIBA, and SCIBA regions should be addressed to Kaitlin Pitcher at or by phone to (800) 637-0037, ext. 7566.

Questions from booksellers in the GLIBA, MIBA, MPIBA, PNBA, and SIBA regions should be addressed to Nathan Halter at or by phone to (800) 637-0037, ext. 7514.