Christian Bookselling Association Australia

CBAA National Trade Show introduction letter

Written By: RochelleManners - Jul• 24•14

CBAA National Trade Show 2014

If you are just looking for the rego forms please scroll to the bottom of the post for our downloadable forms.

In the interest of keeping costs down and extending benefits to members there will be a few procedures this year which are different to last year. All designed to make it even easier to attend convention and come home ready to do serious ministry for another year. Soooo please read all of the below.

When               1st – 3rd September

Accommodation is available at St Joseph’s (the venue where everything will be held) Sun Aug 31st to Wed Sep 3rd inclusive for those willing/able to take advantage of Mon program options.

Timetable for the conference

SUN                 Afternoon – Council Meeting at St Joseph’s

Worship and meal together in the evening

MON:

7am                  Breakfast

7.30                  Devotions

8am                  Open warehouse sale & tour for any interested retailers, (Bible Society, Care & Share, CEP, KI International)

Option of an excursion to Erina, Cornerstone Books on the Coast to see what they do.

12pm                Setup for wholesalers, cuppas available in trade room.

5.45pm            Registrations

6.15pm           Welcome Dinner followed by Industry Issues discussion/Q & A Panel/CBAA Council considerations.

 

TUES:

7am                  Breakfast

7.30                  Devotions

8.00 am            Trade floor open   -cuppas available in trade show room with easy access to outside for sunshine & fresh air.

12.30 to 1.15 pm      Lunch – Trade floor closed- Seminar/workshop

6pm                 Trade floor closes

6.10pm            AGM

7.30 to 9.30 pm Annual Dinner with entertainment

WED:

7am                  Breakfast

7.30                  Devotions

8.30 am            Trade floor open   -cuppas available in trade show room with easy access to outside for sunshine & fresh air.

12.30pm           Lunch

3.30 pm           Trade floor closes.

Departures for those not staying Wed night.

 

Costs

Non-members will pay a $50 administration fee.

If you wish to share accommodation with someone please let Council know and we will endeavour to find someone for you to share with.

This year there is no administration cost for any CBAA members attending this years’ Trade Show. Additionally Tuesday is a CBAA sponsored day where all members (1 person per membership) will not pay anything towards Accommodation (if at St Joseph’s) or food.

An additional benefit for members is that all retail members from interstate who feel they need some further assistance to attend the National Trade Show may apply for additional financial help and Council will consider their application.

Please fill out the form here: Click here

If you would like to register, download the form here: Click here

If you would like to join CBAA, download the application form here: Click here

 

CBAA National Tradefair

Written By: RochelleManners - May• 26•14

Hello CBAA members,

It is now just over 3 months until our National Trade Show in Sydney.
Thanks for faithfully serving the LORD in the corner of HIS Vineyard that He has placed you.

We are planning for our National Trade Show in Sydney and we hope that many of you are prayerfully considering attending.

We encourage you all to PAUSE, PRAY & PLAN TO ATTEND:
1st – 3rd Sept 2014, Sydney     (Monday – Wednesday)

KEY INFO # 1:  
We will convene in NSW instead of SA for NTS
Our ‘all in one’ venue is booked.

KEY INFO # 2: The Venue is St Joseph’s Conference & Retreat Centre, Baulkham Hills.

http://www.stjosephscentre.org.au/facilities

KEY INFO # 3:  
CBAA has pre booked 25 Rooms for on-site accommodations. These will be allocated at a ‘first come first serve’ basis. There are a variety of room options available.

St Joseph’s Baulkham Hills

http://www.stjosephscentre.org.au/facilities

Phone: 02 9634 2317

KEY INFO # 4:  
Members have the option of coming in on the Sunday night (31 Aug) to visit Warehouses on Monday (1 Sept), Kennedy, Care & Share….

KEY INFO # 5:
Costs and Transport information in next email.

St Joseph’s Web Site

http://www.stjosephscentre.org.au/facilities                 

Many Blessings Your CBAA Council

CBAA Mini tradefairs

Written By: RochelleManners - Jan• 07•14

Dear wholesalers and retailers.

The upcoming mini tradefairs are as follows.

Adelaide: Friday 31st January – West Adelaide Football Club 8am set up for 9.30 – 6.00 trading.

Melbourne: Monday 3rd February –  All Saints Anglican Church -  through the bookshop at  14 Church St, Greensborough Contact Christine 03 9435 5762 to book in – Trade 10 – 3.30. Set up from 9. Must be out by 4pm

Orange: Thursday-Friday 6-7th February. New Life City Church, 90 Molong Road Orange. Set up from 10-12 Thursday. Trade 12-4 and then Friday trade 9 – 2.

Brisbane: 10th February. Bayside Christian Church Capalaba Trade 9.30 – 4.30. Set up from 8.30.

Please contact webmaster@cbaa.com.au to book into any events as a retailer or wholesaler.

 

Membership Form

Written By: RochelleManners - Sep• 16•13

Membership Renewal Application Form  2013 – 2014
The Christian Bookselling Association of Australia exists to facilitate a thriving fellowship of businesses dedicated
to bringing Christian Resources into every Australian community.

Organisation Name: ____________________________________

Todays Date:
Appointed Natural Person:[Voting] __________________________________________

Address: _________________________________________________________

Suburb: _________________________ State: ____________ Postcode: ______

Phone: _________________________ Fax: ___________________

Mobile: _________________________

Email: _________________________________________________

Website: _______________________________________________

Opening Hours: __________________________________________

Please answer the questions below

Do you use a point-of-sale software?    Yes / No |  My store primarily operated by Staff / Volunteers.

Do you take special orders from customers?    Yes / No

What methods of advertising do you use?         Colour catalogues/mailout/newsletters/radio /TV/bookstall /special
events/Facebook/Twitter/newspaper/speaking engagements/other __________

NOTE:  Membership is from July 1 to Jun 30 . This entitles you to Member discounts on Convention Fees and provides
Voting rights at the AGM and other Meetings.

Membership Fees for  2013-14

Membership Type Cost Tick to Choose  Office Use only
Retail $120 MSR010   |  Acc #.
Retail   Additional Location $30 MSR110 |   Invoice # 
                 |CR#
Wholesale $250 MSW020 |    CardFile:      ?
Boutique   Wholesale
(5 titles or less)
$120 MSW010 |   Paymt Method:
                  | Web Location:?
| FaceBook URL: ?                         |   Cert:         ?
Individual $30 MSP010    |      MailChimp:  ?

Bank Direct details: Account  Name:  CBAA  BSB:  012-484  Acc#:  4952 74598 (Give Name or Invoice reference)

Membership benefits:

• Product Database for wholesaler listing and retailer searching.
• Discounts for attendance to conventions
• Provision of National Convention
• Provision of Regional trade shows
• Industry newsletters
• Access to website
• Access to training
• Encouragement/support and mentoring
• Advocacy
• Fellowship
• Networking
• Discounted rates to join Australian Booksellers Association
• Other group opportunities such as group buying, cooperative advertising, promotion, negotiating discounts.
• Associate membership to Christian Trade International
• News from CBA (USA)*
• News from ECPA (USA)*
*Optional emails can be forwarded to members.

The Christian Bookselling Association of Australia exists to facilitate a thriving fellowship of businesses dedicated
to bringing Christian Resources into every Australian community.
+ Uniting wholesalers and bookstores…       + Training and inspiration …

THE aim of involvement in the Association is to provide encouragement to Members in way of resources for
personal management skills, counselling in operations, limited legal advice, and from time to time, articles
from  Professional Bodies pertaining to our Trade.

Members of CBAA are also Affiliate Members of the International CBA and gain benefits applicable to that Body.

Contact info@cbaa.com.au for more information.

Council members 2013-2014

Written By: RochelleManners - Sep• 08•13

Following on from the 2013 AGM, we are pleased to announce the new CBAA Council for 2013/2014.

CBAA President for 2013/2014 is:

• Judith Hetherington ( Albany Christian Book Centre , Albany, WA) chazaq@westnet.com.au

CBAA Council Members for 2013/2014 are:

• Christine Kollaris (Greensborough Christian Book Centre, Greensborough, VIC) – service@gcbc.net.au

• Curtis Baune (Messages, WA: messages@cornerstonechurch.asn.au)

• Rochelle Manners (Wombat Books, Capalaba, Qld) wombat@wombatbooks.com.au

• If you have any queries, suggestions or requests please contact the Council via  email: info@cbaa.com.au

If you have comments for the website please email: webmaster@cbaa.com.au

We offer our thanks and praise to our Heavenly Father and Lord for the great service rendered by the outgoing Members and ask that the Membership be diligent in upholding the present Council before the LORD.

Culling of non-member details

Written By: albertabel - Oct• 09•12

Those Members who have decided to NOT renew and therefore have the Store details listed here as a Benefit of Membership, have been removed in accordance with the understanding of the Membership.

The non appearance does not infer or indicate the Business is not operating. Please pursue other trace methods for the current situation regarding them.

We as an Association for Members are sorry for the decisions made to not renew.

Should circumstances change, we are happy to Register your renewal.
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2013 Trade Show & Convention

Written By: albertabel - Sep• 04•12

Preparations are in hand for this Great Event. Venues are being scrutinised for suitability,and you will be advised when selection has been decided.

As Wholesalers/Exhibitors indicate positively their intention to attend, a listing of them will be added here for your information.
WATCH THIS SPACE !

Please remember the Membership year( 2012-13) ends on the 30th June.
SO, to take advantage of discounts and any other Membership considerations, please check your Membership status. Any questions, contact Albert who will lovingly discuss things.

    Updated RENEWAL Forms

are also available on this Website. Please use them, or ask that a Current Form be emailed.(preferred)

NOMINATIONS FOR COUNCIL Now is not too early to give prayerful thought to the Membership of your new Council, the elections of which take place at the AGM, during the Convention. Discuss with colleagues, offer them your support and encouragement, and if they are willing, complete a Nomination Form.
To be eligible, the Candidate must be a Financial Member ( staff of a Member Store/Supplier, or individual Member) and able to subscribe to the Code of Ethics, and be in good standing in the Communityand the Industry.Contact  info@cbaa.com.au  for further information.

Council Members 2012-13

Written By: albertabel - Aug• 31•12

Following on from the 2012 AGM, we are pleased to announce the new CBAA Council for 2012/2013.

CBAA President for 2012/2013 is:

• Christine Kollaris (Greensborough Christian Book Centre, Greensborough, VIC)

CBAA Council Members for 2012/2013 are:

• Christine Kollaris (Greensborough Christian Book Centre, Greensborough, VIC) – service@gcbc.net.au

• Phillipa Jones ( Amazing Grace Books & Gifts,Mclean, NSW) amazing.grace3@bigpond.com

• Judith Hetherington ( Albany Christian Book Centre , Albany, WA) chazaq@westnet.com.au

• Ben Watson-Brown (CONDIOS Entertainment, Mooloolaba, Qld) – ben@condios.com.au

•  Rochelle Manners (Wombat Books, Capalaba, Qld) wombat@wombatbooks.com.au

•  Albert Abel (OutBack Ministries, NSW) abel.cbaa@gmail.com

• If you have any queries, suggestions or requests please contact the Council via  email: info@cbaa.com.au

We offer our thanks and praise to our Heavenly Father and Lord for the great service rendered by the outgoing Members and ask that the Membership be diligent in upholding the present Council before the LORD.

Retailer Members 2012-13

Written By: albertabel - Aug• 18•12

Find their details via Find a Bookshop tab

ACR (Aust Church Resources)
Adventist Bk Cntr – (Cooranbong, Dakabin, Epping, Nunawading, Pacific Islands.)
Albany Christian Book Centre
Amazing Grace Books & Gifts
Christian Family Bookshop Inc
Christian Friendship Centre
Christian Supplies – Qld
Clare Valley C O C Bookshop
Cleve Christian Bookshop
Cornerstone Books on the Coast
Cornerstone Bookshop – Devonport
Dubbo Christian Book Centre
Esperance Christian Book Centre
Forbes Christian Bookshop
Four Rivers Bookshop
Goolwa Christian Book Centre
Grapevine Book & Gift Shop
Greensborough Christian Book Ctr
Guiding Hand Christian Bookshop
Heavenly Books
Ipswich Christian Book Centre
Jacobs Well
Kadina Christian Bookshop
Logan Uniting Bookshop
Messages Books and Gifts
Mothers Union in Aus D’cese of Sydney
New Life Christian Fellowship – Narrabri
Openway Bookshop – Gilgandra
Outback Ministries (Emmanuel Bookshop)
Reformers Bookshop
Shepherd’s Nook C B S – Singleton
Steps Christian Bookshop
Still Waters Bookshop – Parkes
Strathalbyn Churches Bookshop
SU Book Centre – Inverell
The Open Door Bookshop – Temora
The Open Door Community Bookshop
Uniting Church Books ( Broken Hill)
Warracknabeal Christian Bookshop
Woden Christian Bookshop

Wholesaler/Publisher Members 2012-13

Written By: albertabel - Aug• 18•12

Find their details via Find a Bookshop tab…

Australian Church Resources (ACR)
Christian Art Distributors Pty Ltd
Havannah House
KI Entertainment
Living Word Gifts
Quality Crafts
Snack Music Productions
Wombat Books