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"First Timers" — say hello!


The SIBA Registration and Information Booth hours are as follows:
Friday & Saturday: 8 AM – 6 PM Sunday: 8 AM – Noon


Saturday: 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM – 5:30pm Friday: 9:00 am – Noon

Please note that this schedule lists only confirmed authors and will be updated as they confirm with SIBA. Authors also listed HERE.

Badges and tickets are available for pick up at the SIBA Registration Booth in the Heritage Ballroom Lobby. If you wish to register on site you must do so at the SIBA Registration Booth.

The SIBA Registration and Information Booth hours are as follows:
Friday & Saturday: 8 AM – 6 PM Sunday: 8 AM – Noon

The exhibits will be in Heritage Ballroom and open to show attendees the following hours:

Saturday: 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM – 5:30pm Friday: 9:00 am – Noon

No carts, luggage on wheels, or empty strollers are allowed on the exhibit floor at the SIBA trade show unless arrangements have been made in advance of the show.

SIBA sponsors a Buyer's Raffle where each order placed at the show earns a chance to win a $1000 cash prize! Take your entries to the SIBA Booth in the Foyer. Raffle is held Sunday at 11:45 AM.

Contest open to core members in good standing. Tickets are given out by exhibitors at their discretion. No consideration necessary. Prizes are awarded to stores, not individuals. Winners must be present at the time of drawings. All decisions concerning the administration of the raffle are made by SIBA and all such decisions are final. Taxes are the responsibility of the winners.


The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance values the dignity, diversity, and inclusion of everyone with whom we interact. Our safety and anti-harassment policies are critical to ensur-ing that this core value guides what we do and say. All participants at SIBA events are required to adhere to SIBA's code of conduct, as described below. This includes booksellers, SIBA staff, exhibitors, speakers/presenters, guests, sponsors, volunteers, and all affiliated attendees. SIBA is committed to a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of race, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, ethnicity, and religion. We do not tolerate harassment, discrimination, or other unwelcome or unlawful behav-ior on the basis of any of these characteristics.

Behaviors that violate this policy include, but are not limited to:

  • Offensive verbal comments related to any protected category above
  • Inappropriate physical contact
  • Sexual propositions
  • Unwelcome sexual attention
  • Off-color or obscene jokes, remarks, or gestures
  • Any other words or conduct of a sexual nature that makes the recipient or observer uncomfortable
  • Intimidation, stalking, or following
  • Sustained disruption of talks or other events
  • Unwelcome photography or recording

SIBA expects all event participants to follow established rules throughout both official event offerings and related social gatherings, including this policy. SIBA takes any violation of this policy very seriously. Accordingly, participants who violate this policy may, in the judgment and discretion of SIBA, be asked to stop; may be expelled from a SIBA event, without refund if applicable; may be prevented from attending future SIBA events; and may have SIBA membership and future participation privileges revoked.

If you are being harassed, observe someone else being harassed, or have concerns about potential violations of this policy, please notify SIBA event organizers immediately. In the case of an emer-gency, call 911 or hotel security. In all other cases, email or text 803.466.8853 and SIBA will respond. SIBA will take all appropriate action in response to protect anyone affect-ed by violations of this policy.