Conferences & Roadshows
The annual Conference and Trade Show held in March each year give members the opportunity to:
Network with other booksellers and key supplier representatives
Develop skills through training and best-practice sessions
See a huge range of upcoming titles and other products at the Trade Exhibition
To have their say in Leading Edge Books and industry issues and initiatives
To catch with old friends and make new ones of the social events
Celebrate the winners of the Leading Edge Books Bookstore of the Year: Metro & Regional, and Publisher & Small Publisher of the Year
Our conferences are designed to inspire, motivate, educate, build relationships and share real life successes.
The Indie Book Awards category winners and overall Book of Year are announced at the annual Awards dinner.
The annual state roadshows are held in July and are free of charge to members of Leading Edge. All major Australian suppliers use the roadshows to present the best new Christmas releases for independents, enabling stores to make purchasing decisions for this most important trading period.