Join us for the first in our series of SIBA Industry Summits - Meeting of the Minds
Limited number of bookseller spots available! Must reply before April 29th!
Sponsored by Hachette Nashville, and Inkreadible Sponsor Baker & Taylor
When: TUE, May 14 – WED, May 15
Where: Nashville Brentwood, Tennessee
If you don’t live in the area, book your room at the Hyatt Place Nashville/Brentwood . Generous Inkreadible Sponsor Baker & Taylor will be picking up the room & tax for your overnight stay. Call the 1-888-492-8847 Reservations line and provide the Group code: G-SIBA OR go online to www.hyattplacenashvillebrentwood.com and when it ask for the Corporate/Group Code enter G-SIBA and the group rate and inventory will become accessible.
Tuesday, May 14
11:30AM – Meet in the parking lot of the Hyatt Place Nashville/Brentwood to board the shuttle for l unch at Table 3 at Noon. Generous Hachette Nashville publishers will buy lunch.
Depart Table 3 for Parnassus Books at 1:15PM to participate in Parnassus Books’ Let’s Talk About Books! Georgeanne Chapman will be discussing a selection of her favorite children’s books in celebration of Children’s Book Week. Georgeanne has served as president of Reading is Fundamental (RIF), and was co-founder of Book’EM, an organization that gives books to youngsters to inspire the love of reading. Let’s Talk Books is a monthly series that is hosted by Donna Nicely, the former director of the Nashville Public System. Afterwards, take a look around the back room, the stock, the store, and more.
Depart Parnassus Books for Nashville Hachette Office at 3:30PM for a
Tour of the Offices and Editors’ Rep Picks followed by Reception at 5PM.
Our Author Guests:
Nadia Bolz Webber, Pastrix
Lillian Daniels, When "Spiritual But Not Religious"
Becca Stevens, Snake Oil
Phil Madeira, God on the Rocks
Many thanks to the family of Hachette Nashville Publishers for hosting the reception.
Depart Nashville Hachette Office at 6:30PM for dinner at the Loveless Café with publishers, wholesalers, and fellow booksellers. Generous sponsor Baker & Taylor will pick up the dinner tab.
Depart the Loveless Cafe for Hyatt Place Nashville/Brentwood at 9PM. Good night and enjoy your free breakfast at the hotel in the morning before 8 AM.
Wednesday, May 15
Depart Hyatt Place Nashville/Brentwood for Thistle Farms at 8AM to join in the Meditation Circle held every Wednesday. Founded by Becca Stevens, Thistle Farms is a community and social enterprise that stands with women recovering from prostitution, trafficking, addiction and life on the streets.
Depart Thistle Farms for Nashville Hachette Office at 10:30AM
Meeting of the Minds at Nashville Hachette Office from 11AM – 2PM - Our talk will include a working lunch provided by Hachette Nashville. It is our goal to get to the real issues that can impact positive change in the industry to the benefit of all involved. Let's get to the heart of the issues and share what is on our minds.