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Marketing Opportunities

Connect with the Texas library community year-round.

At the Annual Conference

EXHIBITOR PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:

  • Available meeting space in the convention center
  • Optional promotion of an Exhibitor Showcase.
  • Complimentary promotion of author signing promotion & author stage interview.
  • Onsite advertising on 1 meter signs in high traffic area.
  • Attendee and member lists.
  • All-conference exhibitor badge to attend General Sessions, social events and education sessions.
  • Promote on social media using #txla25 – tagging us makes your post show up on TLA timelines.
  • Use conference web badges in your email and social media to show that you will be at TLA 2025.
  • Plan a Prize or Giveaway at your booth. During TLA Conference week, use the TLA Twitter hashtag #txla25 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.
Advertising Opportunities

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.
  • Libraries Transform Texas Podcast –  TLA offers an opportunity to sponsor and support the podcast. Each episode provides one company the exclusivity of providing relevant sponsorship messaging to the listeners of the podcast with a mid-roll ad, along with a company mention at the start and end of the show.  To purchase or learn more, contact Frank Humada or 202-849-0950.
Member & Event Attendee List Rentals

Membership or Event Attendee Mailing List– Year-round opportunity for digital and mail marketing to TLA members and/or conference attendees. Click here for more including deadline and content review information. Order your mailing list here. Please be aware of poachers. TLA will never solicit directly for list rentals. 

  • Pre-conference deadline is March 26, 2024. All content is due on April 4th and payments are due on April 8th. All orders will be released on or before April 11th. Please plan ahead. 
  • Post-conference orders will be processed starting April 24th. You are welcome to submit the order form and content prior to this date, but list orders will not be reviewed before April 28th. Prepayment is required prior to list being set out April 28th.
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.  Contact TLA Exhibits to learn more.
  • Individual Membership – All library vendor representatives are welcome to join TLA as an individual member and reap the many benefits of membership:

    Become an Individual Vendor Member

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