Welcome to the Northwest College Bookstore Association

The Northwest College Bookstore Association is a trade association composed of college bookstore and associate (vendor) members who sell or provide educationally-oriented merchandise and services to the northwest college communities primarily through the bookstores serving those colleges. The purpose of the association is to promote a high standard of business methods and ethics among its members and the campus community they serve. To unite in one organization those persons engaging in the retail sale of books, course materials, supplies, and other merchandise to students, faculty and staff of educational institutions. To promote cooperation and better understanding of mutual interest with publishers, manufacturers and distributors.

Fish Philosophy Video 


Our FISH! Philosophy inspires and teaches business leaders to create company cultures that keep employees invested for years to come.

Link to Fish Philosophy Video



2024 NCBA Membership Renewals
1-year Renewal for Stores and Vendors: $100
2-year Renewal for Stores and Vendors: $150
If you would like to renew for 2-years please contact [email protected].

Save the date for our upcoming NCBA Show

October 21st - 23rd, 2024

Holiday Inn Columbia River in Portland, Oregon

If you have questions about the Fall meeting, you can reach out to Gary Jones at [email protected]