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Annual Meeting of Members 2020: Building A Smarter Supply Chain
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With a keynote from B&N CEO James Daunt, BISG's Annual Meeting of Members features expert panelists and industry leaders gathering to celebrate another year of progress made possible by the work of the Book Industry Study Group. This year's theme, "Building A Smarter Supply Chain", will include discussions of topics that include real-time reporting and using technology to improve communications between trading partners.

 Export to Your Calendar 4/24/2020
When: 4/24/2020
8:00 am
Where: The Harvard Club of New York
27 W 44th Street
New York, New York  10036
Contact: Brian O'Leary
(646) 336-7141

Online registration is available until: 4/23/2020
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Tickets to the meeting are available starting January 14 for $299 (early-bird member) and $399 (early-bird non-member). After February 28, ticket prices are $100 higher, in both cases. For members, tables of ten are available now for $2,990, increasing to $3,990 after February 28. Non-member prices for tables are $1,000 higher. Non-member companies buying tables would save by joining BISG. Contact for information about membership. This year, the BISG annual meeting has been expanded to provide more time for networking and catching up with colleagues, including a post-event reception from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.

AGENDA as of January 13, 2020

8:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45 Welcoming Remarks, Andrew Savikas, Chair, BISG Board of Directors and President, getAbstract U.S.

9:00 Fireside Chat: Building a Smarter Supply Chain, with Craig Riggs and Brian O'Leary

9:30 Real-Time Reporting and Bigger Data: Using Technology to Improve Partner Communications, with Karina Urquhart (BIC) and others to be announced.

10:15 Break

10:45 BISG Annual Meeting: Review the prior year, elect new members of the BISG Board, approve the FY2021 budget, and conduct other business as needed.

11:00 Sustainable Publishing: Where We Need To Go

11:45 Building a Smarter HR Strategy: Finding, Training, and Retaining Talent

12:30 Lunch, including presentations of the 2020 Sally Dedecker Award for Lifetime Service and BISG's 2020 Industry Champion Award

1:15 The Signals Are Talking: Lessons Drawn From Publishing Entrepreneurs

1:45 Closing Keynote: James Daunt, CEO, Barnes & Noble

2:30 Post-event reception in the Gordon Reading Room, continuing the conversations started during the day.


232 Madison Avenue, Suite 1400
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 646-336-7141 |