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Marketing Opportunities

Connect with the Texas library community year-round.

At the Annual Conference
  • Exhibit See Exhibit Opportunities Here
  • Sponsor an event or program – See Sponsorship Opportunities Here
  • Exhibitor Showcase or Live Zoom Chat – All exhibitors who have chosen Exhibit Promo Package #3 or #4 are eligible for one of these feature programs which will be included in the conference event schedule. Up to 500 attendees can participate at once. Attendees will be able to add to their own conference schedule. To upgrade your Exhibit Promo Package, contact Cindy Boyle.
  • FREE: Promote on social media using #txla21 – tagging us makes your post show up on our timelines, too.
  • FREE: Use these conference web badges in your email and social media to show that you will be at TLA 2021.
  • FREE: Plan a Prize or Giveaway at your booth. During TLA Conference week, use the TLA Twitter hashtag #txla21 to post the names of winners of vendor-sponsored raffles, drawings, door prizes, etc. In addition to posting winners to Twitter, we recommend obtaining the phone number and email of all your contestants so you can contact them directly. You can tag us on Facebook with @TexasLibraryAssociation and on Twitter with @TXLA.
  • FREE: Use the Contest & Promotions section behind your exhibitor portal to promote your booth schedule (daily author visits, zoom chats, demos, prizes, give-aways, raffles, etc.). This is free and will be published and promoted to attendees as the Exhibitor Promotions. They can download your schedule in advance and prepare to visit your booth daily. TLA will include all information added as of April 5 in a conference email blast to members.
  • FREE: Promote your Author Visits at your booth by registering your author here. Receive complimentary promotion on our website and on the virtual platform.
Website & Publications

Free Promotion as a Current Exhibitor:

  • Profile Listing – Be sure that your web profile is current. Login here to update. This information will be published in the Exhibits Directory.
  • TLA Buyers Guide via MultiView – The Buyers Guide provides extensive information for TLA members to access 24/7. Click here for more detailed information on how to update your company’s information and enhance the listing.
  • Author Visits at TLA 2021 – Be sure to register your author visits to TLA 2021 here for complimentary promotion on our website and daily schedule through the Hubb, the virtual platform and in the conference scheduler on the virtual platform.

Ad Purchase Opportunities:

  • Texas Library Journal Ads – Published quarterly, with a readership of over 6,000, the Texas Library Journal reflects the diversity of TLA’s membership with articles on innovative practices relating to academic, public, school and special libraries. Click here for more information on advertising.
  • TLA Buyers Guide and Weekly Brief – The TLA Buyers Guide offer various display advertising options, and searchable content options, all of which can be in the TLA Buyers Guide Media Kit. The TLA Weekly Brief is a weekly blast to the TLA Membership. To learn more about promoting to TLA members, contact MultiView directly at (972) 402-7070.
Member & Event Attendee List Rentals

Rent Membership or Event Attendee lists – Year-round opportunity for digital marketing to TLA members and/or conference attendees. Click here for more information. Order your list here. Please be aware of poachers. TLA will never solicit directly for list rentals. Post Conference List Orders will be fulfilled starting April 28. Be prepared to submit email content for review before the list order is released.

More Opportunities
  • Reading Lists – Promote through the TLA Reading Lists! The reading lists are expertly curated by TLA leaders for ages 2 – 102 – from fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels, to picture books, bilingual and multicultural lists. The Texas Bluebonnet Award is our most popular as a children’s choice award for 3rd-6th grade readers. See all reading lists here. To promote using a reading list logo or to sponsor a reading list program at the TLA Conference, Contact Cindy Boyle to learn about this great opportunity.
  • Individual Membership – All library vendor representatives are welcome to join TLA as an individual member and reap the many benefits of membership:
    • Receive all TLA member publications and communications
    • Submit programming ideas for the TLA Annual Conference
    • Post openings in the TLA Jobline
    • Offered first right to participate in promotional opportunities at Annual Assembly, Fall District Meetings, and TLA Leadership events
    • Take pride in your support as you network with all members at TLA meetings (Annual Conference, Annual Assembly, Fall District Meetings, etc.)

    Become an Individual Vendor Member