Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services
​c/o Amigos Library Services
1190 Meramec Station Road Suite 207
Ballwin, MO 63021
800-843-8482 ext 2895
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President:  president@abos-outreach.com  
Membership: abos@amigos.org  

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The Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services is the premier resource for outreach professionals.
Conference
2018 Conference  "Let's Book It In Raleigh" will be held in Raleigh, NC on October 17-19, 2018

The ABOS Board and planning committees have taken steps to ensure we have chosen a location that embraces equality and inclusion. I hope you will consider joining your colleagues and friends!
 
Registration will open May 29, 2018. (Link not active until software conversion is complete.)  

Please visit this website for any details you may be seeking when making the choice to attend the annual outreach conference:
https://www.visitraleigh.com/meetings-and-conventions/responding-to-house-bill-2/

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are fundamental values of ABOS and its members.

Thank you for your interest in ABOS. We appreciate your support!  Please direct your questions to  president@abos-outreach.com. Please check back here for updates.
Tina WIlliams, 2018 President

Registration
Registration will open on May 29, 2018  (Link not active until software conversion is complete.)
Early Bird (May 29-September 7) Member $275
Early Bird (May 29-September 7) Non-Member $375
 
Advanced (September 8-October 1) Member $325
Advanced (September 8-October 1) Non-Member $425

On-Site (October 16-18)  Member $350
On-Site (October 16-18)  Non-Member $450  

One Day, Wednesday or Thursday, $225, Member
One Day, Wednesday or Thursday, $325, Non-Member
One Day, Friday, $100 (Member and Non-Member)

Those presenting or driving their bookmobiles may be eligible for a discount.

In addition, there are fees for the speaker luncheon, t-shirts, and tours. 

Membership [Only $49 per person/per year]

Here is the new link to the ABOS 2018 online membership form through the Wild Apricot system.



Hotel [registration deadline is Sept. 21.]
The conference will be held at the Hilton North Raleigh Midtown.
To receive our group rate of $144/room (single or double is the same):
Option 1:
www.northraleigh.hilton.com with reference group code: BOOK
Option 2: call Hilton Worldwide reservations line at 919-872-2323


​Car Rental Discount
National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car have been selected as car rental suppliers for ABOS.
As part of this new benefit, we get special corporate rates when we use the following customer number,
PIN, and link.
Customer #: EHSB40A
PIN: Ent

We also get complimentary membership into National’s Emerald Club.

To ensure you receive the appropriate rates, services and benefits every time you rent, enroll in Emerald Club by clicking on the link below. You will earn credits when you rent at both National and Enterprise. https://www.nationalcar.com/offer/EHSB40A

Presentations
Call for Presentation Proposals: March 21 – May 4. Date Extended!
https://goo.gl/forms/DZfZB79cScDITZx53


Awards
Award Submissions Open April 1, 2018. Deadline is August 1, 2018 at 8:00 PM EST.
http://abos-outreach.com/awards-scholarships


Vendors
Vendor Registration Information. (Link not active until software conversion is complete.)


2017 Conference "Outreach Services - Bridging the Gap"​​ ​​

The 2017 Conference was held in Pittsburgh, PA on October 25-27, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton (Pittsburgh - Green Tree), Pittsburgh, PA.  

  
Here is the link to the conference presentations and handouts:   https://goo.gl/1ebSjv