Summer 2018 Book Fair

Dates

Book Fair Dates: June 11– 12, 2018
Rep Registration Deadline: April 27,  2018
Booksellers Registration Deadline: April 27, 2018
Hotel Registration Deadline: ASAP

Location

Sidney Pier Hotel & Spa — We are back!
9805 Seaport Pl.
Sidney, BC    V8L 4X3
Phone: 1-250-655-9445

Schedule of Events

Sunday June 10 2018: Evening BCBA/WBRA pre-fair social event (details to come)

Sunday June 10 2018:
3:00PM – Bookfair table setup-conference rooms open to reps
4:30PM – 6:30PM – BCBA Tour of Tanner’s Books (all welcome!)
5:00PM – 5:30PM – Reps meeting
6:30PM – 8:30PM – BCBA Wine Reception at Tanner’s Books (RSVP required)

Monday, June 11 2018:
9:00AM – 5:00PM – Book Fair Exhibit
12:00PM – 12:45PM – Bagged lunch provided by WBRA/Truffles Catering
5:30PM – 7:30PM – Cocktail party at the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea (Aquarium next door)

Tuesday, June 12 2018:
9:00AM – 5:00PM – Book Fair Exhibit
12:00PM – 12:45PM – Bagged lunch provided by WBRA/Truffles Catering
Please note: Coffee and pastries will be available on the exhibit floor Monday and Tuesday mornings.

Cocktail Reception

Monday, June 11 2018 – 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea
9811 Seaport Pl, Sidney, BC V8L 4X3

The WBRA will host a cocktail party for our reps, booksellers and publishers to mingle.
Please RSVP on your registration and join us!

Group Buying Schedule

Monday, June 11 2018:

  • 9:15-10:15 — Ali Hewitt – Ampersand
  • 10:30-11:30 — Susan Travis – Scholastic
  • 11:30-12:00 – James Bryner – Harbour Publishing/D&M et al
  • 12:00-12:45 — LUNCH
  • 12:45-1:45 — Heather Read – Heritage Group Distribution
  • 1:45-2:45 — Joedi Dunn – Simon & Schuster
  • 3:00-4:00 — Carol Greenwood – Penguin Random House Canada
  • 4:00-5:00 — Jennifer Fyffe – Penguin Random House Canada

Tuesday, June 12 2018:

  • 9:15 – 10:15 — Sandy Cooper – HarperCollins
  • 10:30 – 11:30 — Robbie Patterson – Canadian Manda Group
  • 11:30 – 12:00 — Louis Anctil
  • 12:00 – 12:45 — LUNCH
  • 12:45 – 1:15 — Terri Harker
  • 1:15 – 1:45 — Leslie Bootle – Orca Book Publishers
  • 1:45 – 2:45 — Sandy Cooper – HarperCollins

Thanks to our sponsors!

TBA

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Registration

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