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SIBA18 Discovery Show Schedule
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All of the events take place in the Innisbrook Golf Resort

(except for the Bookstores Tour on Wednesday)


The 
#SIBA18 Discovery Show is coming to Florida

September 13-15, 2018 (Thursday - Friday)

(schedule is subject to change as are all things)       

We are so looking forward to seeing everyone at the #SIBA18 Discovery Show. Please note that only confirmed authors are listed here and we will be updating this schedule as authors confirm. See all of the authors here as well.

Friday | Saturday | Sunday
 


Wednesday, September 12th

10-4       Tampa-area Bookstores Tour


5            Trio Live @ Five
Trio Live, a music filled discussion of The Trio Project and how it can impact your store, inspire your customers, and sell more books.  Join Trio Founder Shari Smith of Working Title Farm with authors, artists, and songwriters with #Trio 2019.  

Thursday, September 13th

7:30 – 8:30          Industry Breakfast
We know it's early, but we're offering a FREE breakfast and the chance to meet and network with your peers.

8 – 6           SIBA Registration Open - Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:45-10      Resource Roundtable #IdeaExchange
Topics: Staff & Scheduling Tools, Fave Docs & Forms, (more to come)

10:15-11:30  Users Groups / Best Practices
Topics: POS systems, SIBA programs, IndieCommerce, Edelweiss, Abacus, Binc, Off-Season Stores, Used Books

9 – 5 Exhibitor Set Up Open

10 -6          TRIO Exhibit Open - Grand Ballroom Foyer
Be the first to tour the TRIO Exhibit.  TRIO, a traveling exhibit will tour the south in conjunction with SIBA member stores between now and next year’s SIBA Discovery Show in Spartanburg, SC.  TRIO is the chord struck between words, vision and sound.  If you are interested in bringing TRIO to your town, visit the exhibit for more details.
Gratitude to Premiere Sponsor Working Title Farm

Noon-1:30  Kick Off Lunch 
(Cost is $39 / $78 ONSITE)

2-4       Author Appearances

4-5       SignAround
Meet & greet with the authors from Friday’s appearances.

5-7       Frontlist & Forthcoming Festivitives
A new mashup of a faves frontlist book swap and winter titles in which to fall in love.  Meet & greet the authors of books coming in the first half of 2019 and share your favorite frontlist titles with one another while enjoying a bit of libation.

7-9       SIBA Supper
(Cost is $49 / $98 ONSITE)

Friday, September 14th

7:30-9          "A Tasty" Breakfast
(Cost is $19 / $38 ONSITE)

8-5                SIBA Registration Open - Grand Ballroom Foyer

9-10              SIBA Annual Meeting + Town Hall

10-1              Exhibits / Ingram Booksellers Center Open

Gratitude to Generous Inkreadible Sponsor Ingram Content Group

10-6                   TRIO Exhibit Open

1-2:30                Books Lunch
 (Cost is $39 / $78 ONSITE)

 2:30-5:30          Exhibits / Ingram Booksellers Center Open 
Gratitude to Generous Inkreadible Sponsor Ingram Content Group

5:30                   Trade Show Floor Closes until tomorrow at 9 AM

5:30-7                Parapalooza!

7-9                     Reader Supper 
(Cost is $49 / $98 ONSITE)

Saturday, September 15th

7:30-9                Breakfast Roundup
(Cost is $19 / $38 ONSITE)

8-Noon               Registration Open

9-Noon               Exhibits / Ingram Booksellers Center Open
Gratitude to Generous Inkreadible Sponsor Ingram Content Group

Field Trips Scheduled tn the Exhibit Floor across a variety of topics - KidPicks, #WeNeedDiverseBooks, GiftsGalore, and Small Press.

10-4                      Bookseller Shipping Center

10-Noon               TRIO Exhibit Open

11:30                     Win $500!  Play "Heads" or "Tails" 
Join the fun with the Binc Foundation to raise money for booksellers in need!

Here's how you play:  buy a nifty, flashing pin, for $20, or 2 flashing pins for $35, at the Binc Foundation table on the trade show floor or from registration. For another chance to win, wear your pins from previous years. On Saturday at 11:30 am everyone who has a flashing pin can play.  You will simply guess the coin tosses correctly. The last person to correctly guess "heads" or "tails" takes home the $500 gift card.
 

11:45                      Winners Galore
$1000 Buyers Raffle Winner 
$1000 Table Display Winner 
Scavenger Hunt Winner
The 2018 Bibb Pick
 Winner is announced!

Noon – Trade Show Floor Closes until Sep. 2019 in Spartanburg,South Carolina


Noon-2               The Moveable Feast of Authors 
(Cost is $59 / $118 ONSITE)
Gratitude to Generous Inkreadible Sponsor Bookazine


 

 

 

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Trio Live, a music filled discussion of The Trio Project and how it can impact your store, inspire your customers, and sell more books.

Discovery Show Documents

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Forms and resources for the SIBA Fall Discovery Show
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Maximize your exposure at SIBA PDF (109.52 KB)  more ] Administration 6/5/2015
Attendee Trade Show Registration Form PDF (461.83 KB)  more ] Administration 2/1/2018
Exhibitor Kit and Drayage Information PDF (427.55 KB)  more ] Administration 8/4/2017
Exhibitor Trade Show Package & Registration Form PDF (1.4 MB)  more ] Administration 2/27/2018
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