Winter Institute 2025

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The 20th Annual Winter Institute (Wi2025)

will be held in

Denver, Colorado from February 23 to February 26, 2025


ABA Winter Institute

ABA’s premiere four-day annual industry conference featuring educational programming for independent bookstores, as well as keynote talks, author receptions, publisher parties, and dedicated time to network with booksellers, authors, and publishers from around the country. As the largest gathering of bookselling professionals in the US, Winter Institute attracts over 900 booksellers, along with hundreds of authors, publishing professionals, international booksellers, and industry partners.

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Scholarship applications are now open!

Applications are due by 11:59 pm ET on Thursday, July 25, 2024. Scholarships are NOT transferable, any attendee unable to attend after accepting a scholarship will forfeit the scholarship.



About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.


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