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WBRA Summer 2022 Book Fair

WBRA Summer 2022 Book Fair

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The Parkside Hotel & Spa

810 Humboldt Street

Victoria, BC V8V 5B1

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An in-person book fair for BC booksellers.

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SUMMER 2022 BC BOOKFAIR

Monday, June 13, to Wednesday, June 15, 2022

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Monday, June 13

10:00 am to 1:00 pm Set-up for reps – Urban Ballroom

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Book Fair Exhibit Hours – Urban Ballroom

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Cocktail Reception

Tuesday, June 14

8:30 am to 9:00 am Continental Breakfast – West Lobby

8:45 am to 5:00 pm Group Buying Sessions – James Bay Room

9:00 am to 12:00 pm Book Fair Exhibit Hours – Urban Ballroom

12:00 pm to 12:45 pm Catered lunch in the City Club Lounge

12:45 pm to 5:00 pm Book Fair Exhibit Hours – Urban Ballroom

Wednesday, June 15

8:30 am to 9:00 am Continental Breakfast – West Lobby

8:45 am to 5:00 pm Group Buying Sessions – James Bay Room

9:00 am to 12:00 pm Book Fair Exhibit Hours – Urban Ballroom

12:00 pm to 12:45 pm Catered lunch in the City Club Lounge

12:45 pm to 5:00 pm Book Fair Exhibit Hours – Urban Ballroom

COVID RESTRICTIONS:

We would like to request that all attendees and exhibitors be vaccinated, and wear a mask whenever possible.

COCKTAIL PARTY AND LUNCHES:

Meals will be hosted in the City Club Lounge at the Parkside, catered by Truffles. Please select the number of meals you will be attending on the registration page. A survey of dietary restrictions will be included in your confirmation email. The author speed-dating event has been postponed until future fairs.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:

We had a block of rooms reserved until April 29th, which might still be available. The block is of "Deluxe One Bedroom Suites" for $219 a night, reserved for the 13th to 16th.

Please call the Parkside directly at 250.940.1200 or 1.855.616.3557 to reserve and say you're with the WBRA Summer 2022 Bookfair.

The parking rate is $12 per day for event attendees, and overnight parking is $17 per night.

GROUP BUY SCHEDULE:

The following schedule is subject to change.

Tuesday, June 14

8:45 – 9:30 Darryl Scott – Thomas Allen

9:30 – 10:30 Ali Hewitt – Ampersand

10:30 – 11:00 Jen Cameron – Orca Book Publishers

11:00 – 11:30 John Walls – HGD

11:30 – 12:00 Megan Ferguson – Harbour Publishing/D&M

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 Heather Read – Read & Co Books

2:00 – 3:00 Susan Travis – Scholastic

3:00 – 4:00 Joedi Dunn – Simon & Schuster

Wednesday, June 15

9:00 – 10:30 Sandy Cooper – HarperCollins

10:30 – 11:00 Susan Kuzina – Login Canada

11:00 – 11:30 Natassja Barry – Anansi/Groundwood

11:30 – 12:00 Louis Anctil – Midtown Press, Pajama Press, Inhabit Education etc.

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 Kate Condon-Moriarty – Canadian Manda Group

2:00 – 3:00 Iolanda Millar – Canadian Manda Group

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The Parkside Hotel & Spa

810 Humboldt Street

Victoria, BC V8V 5B1

Canada

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