Why Edelweiss?

Why Edelweiss?

05/31/2017, 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM

Room 1E11


Publishers – now is a great time to make the move to Edelweiss. Find out why Edelweiss has become the industry standard platform for showcasing your titles for buyers, librarians, and media. With the new modern and speedy version, Edelweiss+, it’s the perfect time to take a first, or second look at how Edelweiss can increase business, and help you work better and read more.

Session Takeaways:

  •         We’ll show you Edelweiss+ and how it will give your customers more reasons than ever to come and spend time in the Edelweiss+ system discovering your titles and sharing the excitement about your new books.
  •         Find out how Edelweiss can help you reach more booksellers, librarians, and reviewers with less effort.
  •         You’ll learn how you can use Edelweiss to share information and gather orders, regardless of who your customers are and whether they are aware of the many benefits of Edelweiss.




Joe Foster, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Above the Treeline has worked with Treeline for many years, and helps booksellers and others use our tools better. He is formerly a book buyer with Treeline Analytics and a success story for an independent bookstore. 



Joe Upton, Vice President of Business Development, Above the Treeline is a 30-year veteran of the book publishing industry, and recently joined the Above the Treeline team.


John Rubin, Founder and CEO, Above the Treeline was born into a bookselling family, and founded Above the Treeline in 2001 to help independent booksellers gain insights from pooled sales and stock information.


Kimin Kirkpatrick, Business Analyst, W. W. Norton, has been with W. W. Norton for almost thirteen years. He currently oversees Edelweiss, and helps lead the firm’s CRM initiatives. Before working at W. W. Norton, he was a bookseller at The Chinook Bookshop, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  He resides in Golden, Colorado with his wife and twin babies, and is in NYC monthly.


  • Joe Foster


  • Joe Upton


  • John Rubin


  • Kimin Kirkpatrick



  1. Education
    Business of Publishing

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