Summer 2015 Book Fair

Dates

June 14–16, 2015

Registration Deadline: Friday, April 17, 2015

Location

Coast Capri Hotel
1171 Harvey Ave,
Kelowna, BC,   V1Y 6E8
Telephone: 1-855-675-0065

Hotel Details

WBRA Room Rates at the Coast Capri Hotel:

  • Coast Comfort Room: $130.00 per night plus the applicable taxes
  • Coast Superior Room: $145.00 per night plus the applicable taxes
  • Coast Premium Room: $180.00 per night plus the applicable taxes
  • Coast Premium Suite: $200.00 per night plus the applicable taxes

Coast Capri Hotel Fine Print:

  • Quoted rates are based on single or double occupancy and include a full hot buffet breakfast served daily in Vintner’s Grill (06:00-09:30 weekdays and 06:30-10:00 weekends and holidays).
  • These rates will apply to additional days booked between June 11 –17, 2015. Negotiated room rates are available to guests three days pre/post the actual conference dates.
  • Check in time is 3:00pm and check out time is 12:00 noon.
  • Delegates will be responsible for making their own reservations.
  • Delegates will be responsible for their own accommodation charges.
  • Cancellation Policy: 48 hours prior to arrival date (4:00PM) for individual reservations.

Delegates requiring a reservation can contact the hotel directly at 250-860-6060 (request in-house reservations) or they can contact our central reservations office toll-free at 1-800-663-1144 to make one.  You just need to quote the Group Block Name or the Group Block Confirmation Number to access the special rates.

  • Group Block Name:  2015 Western Book Reps Association Conference
  • Group Block Confirmation Number:  CCH-GFC18520
  • Deadline for reservations: May 1, 2015

Thanks to our sponsors!

Gold

  • Penguin Random House Canada
  • Wiley Canada
  • Simon & Schuster Canada
  • Dempsey Distribution
  • Sandhill Book Marketing Ltd
  • Raincoast Books
  • Dundurn Press
  • Scholastic

Silver

  • Harbour Publishing / Douglas & McIntyre / Nightwood Editions
  • Canadian Manda Group
  • Heritage Group Distribution
  • House of Anansi Press | Groundwood Books
  • Sterling Publishing
  • University of Toronto Press Distribution
  • Hachette Book Group

Bronze

  • Galiano Books
  • Indigo Books & Music
  • Chef’s Edge
  • Ampersand
  • Granville Island Publishing

Registration

Register as an Exhibitor Register as an Attendee

Schedule of Events

Sunday June 14:

• 12:00 to 5:00 pm—Book Fair Exhibit Hours

Monday June 15:

• 9:00 am to 5:00 pm—Book Fair Exhibit Hours

• 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm—Dinner at the Kelowna Yacht Club (see below for details)

Tuesday June 16:

• 9:00 am to 5:00 pm—Book Fair Exhibit Hours

Group Buying Schedule

Sunday, June 14

  • 12 – 1 pm: Michael Reynolds – Michael Reynolds & Associates
  • 1 – 2 pm: Heather Parsons – Heritage Group Distribution
  • 2 – 3 pm: Susan Travis – Scholastic
  • 3 – 4 pm: Penny Mason – Penguin Random House
  • 4 – 5 pm: Penny Mason – Penguin Random House

Monday, June 15

  • 9 – 10 pm: Ali Hewitt – Ampersand
  • 10 – 11 pm: Jodi Dunn – Simon & Schuster
  • 11 – 12 pm: Emily Rothwell – Harper Collins
  • 12 – 1 pm: LUNCH BREAK
  • 1 – 2 pm: Aydin Virani – AV Sales & Marketing
  • 2 – 3 pm: Carol Greenwood – Penguin Random House
  • 3 – 4 pm: Carol Greenwood – Penguin Random House
  • 4 – 5 pm: AVAILABLE

BCBA Education 2015

BookManager has partnered with the WBRA to include two days of business-related education. For more details, visit the BookManager website.

Kelowna Yacht Club Dinner

Monday, June 15, 2015
5:30 pm to 10:00 pm
1370 Water Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1J1
Check out the Kelowna Yacht Club website.