Upcoming Events

Friday Jan 15, 9AM-10AM - Sharing Promo Ideas for Moving Existing Inventory

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/5130980120?pwd=Sit2RXQxZm9lN041Qlp3SFczazlHQT09

Bring ideas to share!



Watch the Oct 8th Recording -  https://vitalsource.zoom.us/rec/share/ZXAo8d1BWmAaefFrt_8DDAT4mOUi_8CVetYrdVLvXRox4CDLcpH_LXlfuH1oWqlJ.IrKTakWPCVyiPkn_

Passcode: EsuP=C77

Oct 21st @ 10AM -  Successful Strategies for Assortment Planning with Jon Bibo (No Recording Available)

Oct 28th @ 10AM: Trend Chat with ICBA’s Paula Haerr - Want to hear about the top trends in the marketplace?  The Independent College Bookstore Association (ICBA) will share insights into some of this year’s product trends as learned from leading manufacturers and college store buyers from around the country. Get inspired and energized for your GM categories during these unique times.

Watch the Oct 28th Recording -  https://zoom.us/rec/share/wYyzBUbuAArX7POxst5Tuu0YedXxFmUJnVrGoSfkDHEqgXVlQ32z1T6OEeHZYM1J.aOeThJiKrSn_NQot?startTime=1603893830000

Passcode: t%[email protected]^VAt 

November 11th at 2pm - The Myth of Multitasking with Aaron Johnson from VindyApp

As multiple studies have confirmed, true multitasking—doing more than one task simultaneously—is a myth. People who think they can split their attention between various items at once aren’t getting more done. They’re doing less, getting more stressed out, and performing worse than those who single-task. How do we break the cycle then?


Dec 9, 2020 10:00 AM: MACS Annual Business Meeting 

Meeting Recording:


Access Passcode: MACSBIZ1220!

State Education Budgets and the Impact of COVID-19https://cef.org/events/


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Welcome to Middle Atlantic College Stores Association!

The Middle Atlantic College Store Association is a trade association composed of college bookstores, K-12 stores and associate (vendor) members who sell or provide educationally oriented merchandise and services to the Middle Atlantic communities primarily through the bookstores serving those institutions. The purpose of the association is to promote a high standard of business methods and ethics among its members and the campus communities they serve. We strive to unite in one organization those persons engaging in the retail sale of books, course materials, supplies, technology, services and other merchandise to students, faculty, staff, and alumni of educational institutions. We aspire to promote cooperation and better understanding of mutual interest with publishers, manufacturers and distributors.

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The Benefits of Membership

The primary benefit of membership is to exchange ideas and experiences with your knowledgeable peers. We offer educational programs specifically designed for Higher Ed and K-12. We present speakers from across the country who inform and educate us. We include store tours, discussion panels, and relevant educational sessions to keep you abreast of our world. Please feel free to browse the site and the scholarship opportunities for the annual meeting.