For details on registration, including prices of all the packages available, please click our Registration page.
2018 Trade Exhibition?
The Trade Exhibition
The Trade Exhibition will take place 11.45 am to 3:00 pm on Sunday 17 June.
Free entry to the Trade Exhibition is available to additional staff from ABA member bookshops however they will need to register via the conference website.
When will we see a full list of Exhibitors?
Exhibitors will appear on our Exhibitors page as they register to attend the Trade Exhibition.
Who attends the ABA conference?
The ABA Conference is attended by 250 – 300 people each year and these delegates are a mix of chain, independent, library, educational, and university booksellers as well as publishers, librarians, suppliers and industry specialists.
Should I bring pens and paper?
Pens, notepads and water will be supplied by the venue.
What should I wear to the Gala Dinner?
Dress code is ‘after 5’ – whatever you would wear to a special dinner out with friends. Of course, feel free to raise the bar!
Can I book Tickets to the Gala dinner without attending conference?
Yes you can. Please fill out the Gala Dinner registration form online. You can book multiple tickets to the gala dinner on a single form.
Is this the ABIA’s?
No, it is not. The Australian Book Industry Awards are hosted by the APA (Australian Publishers Association). For more information about the ABIAs please visit their website: abiawards.com.au