Barcode Solutions was formed in 1987 and has since developed software solutions for Booksellers to manage Retail and Distribution. The software ‘e-Bility’ is flexible, easy to use, yet has wide range of functions, including an integrated e-Commerce and Mobile Apps.
e-Bility is used by 250+ booksellers in Australia and New Zealand.
Bolinda is a world leading audiobook and technology company. As an innovative market leader with unrivalled expertise, Bolinda has revolutionised the way people access and consume audiobooks. For over 30 years the brand has become synonymous around the globe for creating audiobooks of the highest quality and artistic merit. This reputation has resulted in Bolinda being entrusted with the IP of major international brands, bestselling titles and acclaimed authors. With an integrated brand and communication strategy, Bolinda develops solutions to 'everyplace' audiobooks into all channels, ensuring that Bolinda is the most visible audiobook brand in the world.
For nearly 30 years Book Systems International (BSI) has provided the publishing industry with timely and cost-effective logistics solutions with particular emphasis on the Australian and New Zealand client bases. Collectively with our own companies and worldwide partners we continue to offer regular ocean and air services to and from the USA, Europa, Far East and South East Asia. ABA members are invited to meet us at stand 40 or make an appointment with Harald and his team (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Books+Publishing is Australia’s number-one source of news about the book industry, keeping subscribers up to date with the latest book industry news, events, features, interviews, opinion, personnel changes, job advertisements and classifieds. Books+Publishing is also the only source of pre-publication reviews of Australian books.
A subscription combines the quarterly print magazine Books+Publishing, the Weekly Book Newsletter, the Daily newsletter and the monthly Reviews and Junior newsletters.
Booktopia Publisher Services (BPS) was established in 2017 as a division of Booktopia to offer publishers a wholesale distribution solution to the Australian and New Zealand market. BPS currently represents over 40 publishers and is growing rapidly.
BPS are experts in the Australian book industry including such areas as online retailing, logistics, automation, distribution, stock management, software systems, product knowledge, data management, data optimisation and electronic ordering.
BPS offers excellent service and commercial terms to bookstores across Australia and New Zealand, including:
- No minimum order quantities or small order surcharges - Fast, efficient delivery and service - ABA members get FREE SHIPPING between now and the end of June, 2019 - Excellent pricing and discounts on BPS products - 15% additional discount on the sale price of all other Booktopia stock
Circle is a complete point of sale, stock management and online sales solution for booksellers. It is an ideal platform for bricks and mortar stores that want to be online, but don’t want the hassle of managing a website and the shop floor independently.
With Circle, all sales (in-store or online) are administered through a single cloud-based system that is accessible from anywhere, like your online email account. It knits together your existing business systems for email, accounting and eftpos; and functions on any device.
Circle is backed by leading international innovators and software companies such as Yikebike and Acclipse and has established partnerships with Thorpe Bowker and Xero. It is used by the majority of independent booksellers in New Zealand and a growing number in Australia.
Circle has been operating for over 10 years under the managing direction of founder, Warwick Schaffer
We seek out the best stories. We nurture them. Then we share them.
Hachette Australia is a team of expert publishers and passionate readers dedicated to discovering and supporting talented writers and working with them to craft exceptional stories.
We select the very best, whatever the genre – from high-quality commercial fiction to literary award-winners, children’s picture books and adventure stories to memoirs and history, lifestyle and sport. And then we pour 100 years of publishing excellence into every page, bringing them to readers in the formats that they love.
We are the Australian specialists in the global publishing house Hachette Livre. Our editorial team are dedicated to seeking out and developing writing talent from our home shores. We have our own production, sales, marketing and publicity teams who work closely with authors and editors locally and across the world to curate the very best reading experience for Australian readers.
We are proud to have discovered, nurtured and shared some of the most exciting and bestselling authors in Australia, and the world.
HarperCollins occupies a unique place in Australian and New Zealand publishing. In both nations we are the oldest publisher – with a heritage dating back to the bush ballads and school books of the late nineteenth century – and the most forward thinking in terms of our transition to the global digital world of today.
Through the decades, our publishing has been distinguished by a commitment to quality and creativity plus an innate understanding of what Australians and New Zealanders want to read and how. Authors and their work have always been at the heart of our company – without authors there would be no HarperCollins.
Ingram is the world's largest and most trusted distributor of physical and digital content. Thousands of publishers, retailers and libraries worldwide use its products and services to realise the full business potential of books, regardless of format. Ingram has earned its lead position and reputation by offering excellent service and creating innovative, integrated solutions.
Nielsen Book has two main businesses in Australia – Nielsen BookScan and Nielsen BookData
Nielsen BookScan is the international sales data monitoring and analysis service for the English-language book industry worldwide. Nielsen BookScan in Australia collects total transactional data at the point of sale directly from tills and despatch systems of all the major book retailers. It is the world's first continuous retail sales monitoring service for books.
Nielsen BookData is the leading provider of comprehensive enriched and timely bibliographic data. Over 20 million titles are available from over 70 countries. The information can be used within your bookshop's inventory system, populating your website and to assist with customer enquiries.
Pan Macmillan Australia publishes a wide range of bestselling, award-winning and high quality titles, under the imprints Macmillan, Pan, Picador, Plum, Momentum and Macquarie Dictionary Publishers. We are committed to investing in Australian authors and stories, and our local publishing programme covers a broad range of commercial and literary fiction, children’s and YA fiction, autobiography and biography, history, true crime, military history, biographies, sport, cooking and lifestyle.
Macmillan is one of the biggest and best-known international publishing houses in the world, characterised by science, academic and professional, educational, fiction and non-fiction publishing of the very highest quality. Macmillan Publishers is owned by Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck, with imprints in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia and South Africa.
In addition to our Australian imprints, we are proud to represent many of the Macmillan Group’s international imprints in Australia. We also handle ANZ sales for Guinness World Records, who publish the bestselling copyrighted title of all time.
Penguin Random House Australia is the biggest brand in books and the leading publishing identity across the English speaking world, from Australia, to the UK, via India, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada and the United States. In bringing together the print and digital trade book publishing businesses of Penguin and Random House, we pride ourselves on being the publisher of books that strike a chord with Australian people everywhere. Our brand is built on producing the highest quality books that endure for years to come.
Penguin Random House employs more than 10,000 people globally across almost 250 editorially and creatively independent imprints and publishing houses that collectively publish more than 15,000 new titles annually. Its publishing lists include more than 70 Nobel Prize laureates and hundreds of the world's most widely read authors.
Port Phillip Insurance Services has been looking after our clients' insurance needs since 1981.
We have a dedicated team of insurance professionals who provide informed personalised advice and tailored products resulting in peace of mind for the protection of our clients business and personal assets.
Simon & Schuster Australia is part of the CBS Corporation and is a major force in today's publishing industry, dedicated to bringing an extensive range of books, in all formats, into the hands of readers.
Simon & Schuster Australia publishes and distributes a variety of books in Australia and New Zealand across a range of genres including fiction, non-fiction and children’s books under our local and international imprints. These include Atria, Free Press, Gallery, Howard, Pocket, Scribner, Simon & Schuster and Touchstone.
Text Publishing is an independent, Melbourne-based publisher of literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction. Text has been awarded the ABIA Small Publisher of the Year three times and won the inaugural Leading Edge Books Small Publisher of the Year in 2018.
Walker Books Australia has been bringing the best of children’s publishing to Australia and New Zealand for over 20 years. The company is dedicated to publishing books of unwavering quality for children and young adults to read and treasure. Walker Books Australia is also passionate about the Australian Children’s book industry and is a haven for the most highly talented authors and illustrators, both emerging and award-winning. Walker Books Australia is proud to be the home of Black Dog Books, an award-winning imprint with a reputation for publishing some of Australia’s finest writers including Carole Wilkinson, Sue Lawson and Suzy Zail.
THE WALKER BOOKS GROUP
Walker Books Australia is a part of the Walker Books Group, one of the world’s leading independent publishers of books and content for children. This vibrant international group also includes Walker Books UK, London; and Candlewick Press, Somerville, Massachusetts. Award-winning authors and illustrators for the group include Cassandra Clare, Kate DiCamillo, Patrick Ness, Anna Branford, Jeannie Baker, Sally Sutton, Bob Graham, Meg McKinlay, M.T Anderson, Sally Murphy and Jon Klassen, and major brands for the group are Maisy, Guess How Much I Love You, Tilly and Friends, the widely acclaimed Judy Moody and the bestselling Where’s Wally.
Further information can be found at www.walkerbooks.com.au, www.candlewick.com and www.walker.co.uk