ABA conference and trade exhibition – an intensive two-day event with educational panels and discussions, as well as a trade exhibition and gala dinner.

The Australian Booksellers Association is proud to announce the 96th annual conference and trade exhibition will be taking place in Sydney on Sunday 21 and Monday 22 June 2020.

The conference will be held at the renowned architectural icon Sofitel Wentworth a heritage listed five-star hotel set in the heart of Sydney's shopping and business district.

We are also delighted to announce, in conjunction with the ABA conference, the Australian Publishers Association will host a day of programming for the whole book industry on Tuesday 23 June.

BookUp: Australian Book Industry Conference. 

Filling one jam-packed day, this premier forum will offer the Australian book industry world-leading thinkers in publishing, insights from professionals in other fields, and opportunities for a charged conversation to break into the next decade of producing books. 

Member bookshops can now access super early bird special deals including a member accommodation package for the ABA and APA days.