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Doug Minett

Executive Director

Canadian Independent Booksellers Association

Doug Minett entered the book industry in 1973 when he co-founded The Bookshelf in Guelph, Ontario. In the late 1990’s, The Bookshelf launched Canada’s first full service book website (subsequently sold to Indigo Books & Music). From 2002 to 2005, Doug served as a member of the ISO working group revising the ISBN standard and as a consultant to the International ISBN Agency. His has served on the board of directors of the Canadian Booksellers Association, the Canadian Telebook Agency, and as a founding director of BookNet Canada. In 2018, he was granted an honourary doctorate by The University of Guelph and is the founding Executive Director for the Canadian Independent Booksellers Association.


Moving pieces: Industry initiatives you don’t want to miss

March 31, 1-2 p.m. ET | Free

Join industry colleagues for an essential speed round of notable projects, initiatives, success stories, and experiments that originated over the past year. Catch up, stay informed, and learn what’s next.

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