We’ve made it through a tough year, and the long (cold) winter is soon to be behind us. Now it is time to GROW AGAIN! Join us for two days of authors, book buzz, professional development, and camaraderie — we can’t wait to see you in the spring.
Two acclaimed nonfiction authors join us to present their important forthcoming books and discuss the unique experience of relating history as compelling story. We’ll save time for Q&A with the authors.
Did you start selling online during the pandemic? Or did you drastically increase and improve your web sales game? Has your staff mastered customer shipping? Join us to share success stories and ideas for how to keep the online sales growing.
Titles, genres, gift items, food and beverages — what’s selling best right now, and what is hard to move? Share your bestselling products, especially surprises, and hear what others are having success with. Plan to find some things you need to stock up on!
We’re having an Author Smörgåsbord for lunch! You’ll hear from a wide array of authors, writing in a variety of genres, to find forthcoming books perfect for your store! Join in a lively Zoom chat with authors and your bookselling colleagues.
It’s going to be fast and furious! Our reps have only three minutes each, so get ready for some perfect pitches! We’ll spend the last 15 minutes of this event connecting in smaller groups to discuss the titles we’re most excited about.
Presenters include: Christine Foye, Simon & Schuster; Randy Hickernell & Jan Coco Day, Hachette Book Group; Jim Riggs, Macmillan; Heidi Hill, Blue Dot Kids Press; Rachel Miller, Island Press; Michelle Dotter, Dzanc Books; Jisu Kim, Feminist Press; Jenny Sheridan, HarperCollins Children’s Books; and reps for HarperCollins Adult and Penguin Random House TBA.
We all know there is a perfect book for every young reader, even reluctant readers, we just need to discover them. Our guest authors today will help you do just that. We’ll have Q&A after the author presentations, time permitting! During the event, share your “Right Books, Right Hands” ideas with your colleagues in the Zoom chat.
Booksellers, authors, publishers, friends, let’s mingle! Grab a beverage, grab your SpringCon t-shirt, or show off your branded bookstore apparel, and join us for some breakout room mingling. We’ll mix the group up a couple of times and provide some fun questions to get the conversation started!
Good morning booksellers. Grab your favorite hot beverage and snuggle up for a special storytime just for you. Our very special guest authors and illustrators will tell us about themselves and read us their stories. We’ll have Q&A with our guests after the presentations.
If your store is promoting books and author events and not collecting co-op marketing dollars from publishers, this session is for you. Join us to learn what co-op IS, and why you should be taking advantage of this available money for your store.
What has your store done during the pandemic times that you plan to continue? What lessons have you learned about your systems, inventory, staffing levels, and marketing? Bring your best “pandemic takeaways” and share them with your colleagues.
Our huge region is filled with amazing authors! Colorado author Carter Wilson will host this event with quite a few of them. Join us to hear all about their new books, and get ready to work with these local authors moving forward. We’ll have a lively Zoom chat with authors and booksellers, don’t miss it!
Edelweiss+Analytics is inventory management made easy. If you’re using Edelweiss for title research and ordering, but not using Analytics to analyze your stock, view comp data, understand sales trends, and increase turns, join us to learn more about this important tool.
Whether you’re new to bookselling and learning the ropes during a pandemic, or have been handselling to customers for years, bookselling for the front line looks different these days. Come with questions and creative ideas for your colleagues, and share your favorite customer interactions over the past year.
We are thrilled (get it?) to present these two bestselling authors in conversation about their exciting forthcoming books, both using small western towns as the setting for their stories. We’ll have Q&A with our guests after the presentations.
Virtual Trivia at FallCon was so much fun, we’re doing it again! Booksellers, authors, publishers, friends, grab a cocktail (or mocktail) and join us for this fun social hour. We’ll divide everyone into break-out room teams, and then competition will get real! The winning team will receive prizes.