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.

The Benefits of Membership

The primary benefit of membership is to exchange ideas and experiences with your brilliant peers. We have educational programs specifically designed for college store folk.  Check out the vendor showcase, membership directory, and scholarship opportunities for annual meetings.

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NCBA Summer Education Sessions 2016

Please join your NCBA colleagues this summer in either Portland or Seattle for a day, or two, of learning, sharing and networking. These sessions are NOT for managers only, so please encourage your staff to attend! We’ll be offering two sessions in each location, one day focused on Course Materials and one on General Merchandise. You may sign up for one or both days.

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Save the Date: Nov. 8-10, 2016

Mega Regional - Las Vegas, NV

What’s in it for you, your staff and your store?

  • Education sessions that address today’s college store needs
  • Impressive selection of exhibitors
  • Opportunities to share with and learn from your colleagues

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