Spring Forum Event Details for Publishers & Authors
Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
The Loft at 1420
(located in the Julian C. Madison Building)
1420 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226
Thank you for attending our Spring Forum! Having the opportunity to meet authors, publishers and other booksellers is one of the most important things we can do as an organization and we are excited to have you. Expected attendance is 40-50 booksellers.
HOW TO PREPARE
Books for the Event
• Quantity: 50
• It is easiest to have a local author or sales rep bring books directly to the event. If bringing books is not an option books can be shipped ahead of time. Books must arrive by Saturday, April 14th to guarantee availability at the Spring Forum.
• If there is anything else you would like to give out to booksellers (bookmarks, handouts, stickers, buttons, etc) please bring to the event or ship ahead of time.
5204 Fairview Ave,
Downers Grove, IL 60515
We ask Publishers to contribute $250 per author attending our Spring Forum. This helps The American Booksellers Association and GLIBA promote and run a successful event each year.
(event times may be adjusted)
Prior to author programming the American Booksellers Association and GLIBA will provide education for booksellers. Authors are welcome to attend but official author programming is as follows:
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Lunch will be provided for booksellers and authors that wish to attend. This will be a working lunch for booksellers.
2:00 PM - 4:00PM
GLIBA Featured Authors Event
This is your time to talk directly to booksellers. Our booksellers are excited and eager to get to know you and your book. Now is the time to get booksellers motivated and help them sell your title! We ask that all presentations are 8-10 minutes in length.
4240 Cass Ave #Suite 105, Detroit, MI 48201
We could not be more thrilled to end the day with some wine and bookselling camaraderie at the legendary Detroit independent bookstore Source Booksellers! All attendees, including authors, are invited to get together for a wine reception at the beautiful Source Booksellers.
2017 GLIBA Spring Forum