Spring Conference - Texas - Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association
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Join us at the Faust Hotel in New Braunfels, Texas. New Braunfels is located between San Antonio and Austin, Texas, approximately 30 minutes from the San Antonio International Airport and 45 minutes from Austin Bergstrom International.

 

Due to a technical issue with Faust Hotel’s online reservation system, please call (830) 625-7791 to book your room.  Mention “Mountains & Plains” to upon check in to receive discounted hotel rates starting at $99 per night. 

MISS THE REGISTRATION WINDOW? EMAIL INFO@MOUNTAINSPLAINS.ORG TO REQUEST LATE REGISTRATION

Thursday, March 28


 

9:30 am: Registration Open

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Opening Keynote Author Presentation & Signing with Jennifer Weiner (MRS. EVERYTHING)

12:30 – 2:00 pm: Pick-of-the Lists Luncheon

2:30 – 3:30 pm: MPIBA Education Session: Spread the Word! Best Practices for Creating, Maintaining, and Making the Most of a Customer Email List

3:45 – 5:00 pm: Conversations with Colleagues: Bookseller Round-tables (topics to be determined by vote at registration!)

5:00 – 6:30 pm: Meet & Mingle at Book Haus

7:00 – 9:00 pm: Author! Author! Dinner featuring Fernando Flores (TEARS OF THE TRUFFLE PIG), Lara Prescott (THE SECRETS WE KEPT), Noelle Salazar (THE FLIGHT GIRLS), Susan Kralovansky (THE BOOK THAT JAKE BORROWED), Hugh Fitzsimons (A ROCK BETWEEN TWO RIVERS) and Jared Chapman (DIDI DODO, FUTURE SPY: RECIPE FOR DISASTER).


Friday, March 29


 

8:00 am: Registration Open

8:45 – 10:15 am: Breakfast with Authors! featuring Charlie Llewellin (WALKING AUSTIN), P.J. Hoover (THE HIDDEN CODE), Holly Brochmann & Leah Bowen (A FEEL BETTER BOOK FOR LITTLE TEARS), Amy Bearce (SHORTCUTS), Geanna Culbertson (CRISANTA KNIGHT: TO DEATH AND BACK), and Andy Mientus (THE BACKSTAGERS).

10:30 am – 12:00 pm: ABA Education: ABACUS and Pre-Orders: Two Programs You Can’t Do Without

12:15 – 1:45 pm: Lunch, ABA Open Forum

 

 

Schedule is subject to change

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