Let's book It In Raleigh

The 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 is open now!

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


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 yer]

Membership Questions: abos@amigos.org or 800-843-8482 ext 2895

2018 Conference General Schedule

4:00pm - Check-In Desk Opens

7:00am - Meditation with Brandon Thompson
7:30am - Table Top Breakfast
9:00am - Opening Ceremonies
TBA - Vendors & Workshops
TBA - Author Luncheon ($35)
TBA - Evening Dine-Around & Wake County’s Cameron Village Library Tour

7:00am - Meditation
7:30am - Table Top Breakfast
TBA - Vendors & Workshops
5:30pm - Networking Night Event on-site with food trucks and band

7:30am - Table Top Breakfast
TBA - Vendors & Workshops
Closing Luncheon (ends at 2:00pm) $30
Immediately Following Closing — Conference Wrap-Up Board Meeting


Hotel registration deadline is Sept. 21, 2018.
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 above. You will earn credits when you rent at both National and Enterprise.


Call for Presentation Proposals: March 21 - May 4.
*This site is now closed.*

Poster Sessions

Call for Poster Session submissions: May 4 - June 8, 2018.
*This site is now closed*


Award Submissions Deadline is August 1, 2018 at 8:00 PM EST.
*This site is now closed*

Vendor Registration

Here is the vendor registration link


The ABOS Conference is partially underwritten by the generosity of our valued vendors, sponsors and exhibitors who help defray some of the costs. We could not have the terrific conferences that we have without their continued support!

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