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Academic, public, school, and special library markets - the TLA Annual Conference has a proven track record of offering unparalleled opportunities to reach decision-makers from across Texas, and from every library market.

No other regional conference can offer the customer volume, the access to buyers and users, and the ongoing support that you’ll find here. Texas librarians love the bustling exhibit hall area and view the exhibits as a must during the Conference.

TLA offers unparalleled exposure and opportunities to market your product or service to the library community. With a representative from virtually every area of the industry at the conference, with expenditure budgets ranging in excess of $2.5 million per organization, and with a projected attendance of more than 7,000 professionals , can you afford not to exhibit at TLA?

Ready to Exhibit

The primary exhibit space is 10′ x 10′ and configurations thereof. A few 5′ x 10′ spaces are also available. Over 80% of exhibitors renew each year so it is important to reserve your space as soon as possible.

Exhibit Pricing

Size Through 6/30/3018 7/1/2018 and later
10′ x 10′ Exhibit Space $1660 $1710
End aisle fee for 10′ x 10′ space $160 $160
5′ x 10′ Exhibit Space $830 $855

 

Exhibit Specifications:

  • Standard 8′ back drape and 42″ side divider drape
  • One standard identification sign
  • Three complimentary conference exhibitor registrations per 10′ x 10′ exhibit space
  • Two complimentary conference exhibitor registrations per 5′ x 10′ exhibit space
  • 24 hour security in the exhibit hall

Exhibit spaces are not furnished. Exhibitors may bring their own furniture or they can conveniently order furnishings through TLA’s general service contractor, Freeman. Freeman offers furniture, carpeting, signage, and much more. Other services provided by official contractors are housing, drayage, transportation, electrical, internet, computer rental, lead retrieval, and floral. All official contractors are listed in the service kit which is available in January. The official housing company is onPeak. You can book your housing today. Please heed our warning about poachers.

All exhibitors receive the ExpoInfo monthly email blast to assist you in planning, marketing and promotion.

Exhibit Listings and Promotion

Exhibits Profile Listings on TLA website

All exhibitors receive complimentary listings in several TLA publications available at conference and throughout the year.

TLA Buyers Guide – available 24/7 for the entire year starting in June

Conference mobile app listing including complimentary logo enhancement – available in December

Conference Program/Texas Library Journal winter issue – mailed to over 9,000 TLA members and Texas libraries on December 31

Exhibits Directory/Texas Library Journal spring issue – digital version only, emailed to over 9,000 TLA members and Texas libraries in March

Pocket Program – available onsite

Aisle by Aisle Coupon Guide to Exhibitors

Exhibit Hall Features

Designed to help draw attendees and build traffic on the Exhibit Floor.

  • Authors Area: a popular conference feature with scheduled signings by dozens of authors
  • Collaboration Space: attendees will meet to exchange, collaborate and learn
  • Exhibit Hall Cafe
  • Exhibitor Showcase – available for rent
  • Innovation Lab and Maker Playground: maker area promoting STEAM with programs and demos
  • Recharge Lounges – in Registration and at Exhibitor Round Table exhibit space
  • TLA Store
  • TLA Unit-sponsored exhibits
  • Tocker & Friends
  • UPS/Rent-a-Box nearby in Registration area
Hall Map/Exhibit Space Application

When you are ready to apply to exhibit, please read the TLA Exhibitor Rules And Regulations, review the exhibit hall map for exhibit space selection, select your 4 exhibit space choices, and complete an online exhibit application.

Contact Cindy Boyle, TLA Exhibits Manager, for assistance in exhibit space selection or if you have any questions about exhibiting at TLA.

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The TLA Annual Conference has a proven track record to offer you an unparalleled opportunity to reach decision-makers from throughout Texas and from every segment of the library community: academic, public, school, and special library markets.

Questions? Contact Cindy Boyle, TLA Exhibits Manager, for assistance in booth selection or if you have any questions about exhibiting at TLA.

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