We are confirming the dates as October 17 & 18th, venue is still being debated (though I have a favorite!)
Here is the basic format:
Trade show set up (if desired)
2 educational breakouts -
Welcome cocktail – this will be for the community specifically and will NOT feature any authors. A prime time to get to know the booksellers.
Trade show setup
Children’s Breakfast – Ticketed. 3 speakers and SCIBA Book Awards for kids.
Rep Picks – Kids
Rep Picks – Adults
Lunch – Ticketed. 2 Speakers and SCIBA Book Awards.
2 Educational Breakouts (2 classes each so 4 total)
Show Floor – 3 hours. Will include teacher and librarian attendees. No competing programs.
Celebrate Booksellers! Author Reception/Closing Cocktails – Ticketed. Limited authors. Bookseller exclusive event.
Here is a link to the sponsorship form - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1VvU61-n0Toq_Cg5BS77fpv60cFXmVsvM7aY-wuDspCw/viewform