The 2020 conference venue is the Sofitel Wentworth Sydney.

A heritage listed five-star hotel set in the heart of Sydney's shopping and business district, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is a renowned architectural icon. 

Special conference rate bookings will open in March 2020.

Super early bird offers for members are now open until 30th November 2019.

Early bird booking for members and non-ABA members will open in March 2020

ABA members can book via logging in to the members-only online store

Non-members will be able to book online via the online Australian Booksellers store from March 2020.

Exhibitors will appear on our Exhibitors page as they register to attend the Trade Exhibition.

The ABA Conference is attended by 250 – 300 people each year, the delegates are a mix of chain, independent, library, educational, and university booksellers as well as publishers, librarians, suppliers and industry specialists.

Dress code is ‘after 5’ – whatever you would wear to a special dinner out with friends.  Of course, feel free to raise the bar!

Yes you can. To book gala dinner tickets please visit the online Australian Booksellers store

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:

Please contact the ABA office if you need to make changes to your accommodation booking.

Australian Booksellers Association
phone: +61 (3) 9859 7322
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