NEIBA Fall Conference 2014 (New England Independent Booksellers)

  • 30 Sep 2014
  • 02 Oct 2014
  • Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI


  • IPNE Member, or Publishing Affiliate Member, attending conference - and displaying- books. Base fee covers one book for display; form allows you to add additional books.
  • IPNE Member or Publishing Affiliate Member attending the conference and exhibiting two books.
  • IPNE member or Publishing Affiliate member attending the conference and exhibiting 3 books.

HOW THIS WORKS: First, register online and you will later receive an email containing information about when to send us your books and submit catalog information, and anything else you've registered for. If you registered as an IPNE Affiliate member, you will be asked which organization you belong to.

Team up with IPNE at New England's Premier Bookselling & Publishing Event!

Registration Closed - See You at NEIBA!

September 30-October 2, 2014

New England Independent Booksellers Association

Rhode Island Convention Center - Providence, R.I.

Exhibit with IPNE at NEIBA!
Get your books in front of more than 1,000 individual booksellers, 250 independent bookstores, and hundreds of top buyers, editors, authors and industry insiders at the largest regional show of its kind the country.

IPNE member rates start at just $65 per book exhibited!


$65 per Book
$45 per Exhibitor Badge

$90 Per Book for Non-Members
  • Join IPNE's collaborative exhibit and save up to $500 off NEIBA's individual exhibitor rates.
  • Enjoy prominent display of your title(s) on the IPNE exhibit table.
  • Receive a FREE listing in 2014 IPNE Catalog insert distributed to all IPNE exhibit visitors.
  • Get live, personal representation with local-market knowledge. Include 2 pieces of your own literature on the IPNE display (bookmarks or postcards).
  • See your  books, offers and events promoted via social media and in live regional events before or during the conference. Receive an photo of your book on display.
  • As an IPNE exhibitor, you're eligible to order your own conference badge, attend, network, and participate. Stop by our table for some fellowship and a yummy macaroon!
  • Volunteer for a 2-hour session at the IPNE table! Volunteers get a free badge and IPNE business cards, plus a unique chance to observe and interact with booksellers, agents, and reps. Express your interest on the registration form.


Book-signing Session ($75): Conduct a personal booksigning for any of your titles on display at IPNE's table. The session will be promoted through NEIBA listings and official show materials. Space limited, register early!

Pick-Nic Luncheon ($60): IPNE member Steve Porter will present your book to leading booksellers and sales reps in a "speed dating"/ round-robin format. Space limited to 10 books; please register early!

Other Events: NEIBA offers several special events throughout the conference, including some free educational sessions. Visit their website for details and the most up-to-date schedule. Separate registration and fees may apply.

Membership discount. IPNE members who register for at least two of the three fall book shows (NEIBA, NELA, and BBF) will receive a 25% discount on their next membership renewal. Save and use the code NEIBA2014NELA when you renew!


To input the book description and metadata for your free listing in the special NEIBA insert of the 2014 IPNE Fall Catalog, CLICK HERE. A catalog will be distributed to IPNE exhibit visitors. Don't miss this valuable opportunity!



Tuesday, Sept. 30

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 pm Exhibitor Setup
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Plenary
  • 12:00 - 2:00 pm Publisher Pick-Nic Luncheon
  • 2:00 pm- 5:30 pm Education
  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Author Reception

Wednesday, Oct. 1

  • 7:00 am - 10:00 am Exhibitor Setup
  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am Children's Breakfast
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Exhibits Open   
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Awards Banquet

Thursday, Oct. 2

  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am Author Breakfast
  • 10:00 am -12:00 pm Education
  • 12:00 - 1:00 pm Annual Meeting
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Lunch


We always welcome folks to assist with set-up on Sept. 30 and tear-down duties on Oct. 1 at 4 pm (donuts included!). It's only through the volunteer efforts of many that we can continue to offer these exceptional marketing and networking opportunities to our members at such a tremendous value. If you can help, we thank you in advance for stepping up! Click here to sign up as a volunteer!

For questions about NEIBA that aren't answered here, contact IPNE show manager Charlotte Pierce at or call 339-368-5656.
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