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Resources for vendors including calendar & schedule, ExpoInfo e-newsletter, Show Prep and education tips.

Important Deadlines & Reminders
Deadlines & Important Dates
6/30 50% deposit due on TLA booth space.  Login to sign contract and pay.
7/6-9 Virtual Annual Assembly. Opportunities to be announced
8/15 Fall TLJ ad contracts artwork & payment
11/25 Winter TLJ/Conference Program ad contracts artwork, & payment due
11/30 Final payment due on TLA booth space. Login to sign contract and pay.
1/15 Service Kit goes live.
TBD Exhibitor Badge & Ticket registration opens.
2/19 Spring TLJ/Exhibits Directory ad contract and payment due.
TBD Aisle by Aisle contract and payment due.
TBD Aisle by Aisle artwork deadline.
5/11  Summer TLJ ad contract artwork & payment due 
5/20 Apply to Exhibit at Annual Assembly
5/20 Complete Exhibitor Survey
Exhibits Schedule

TLA 2021 in San Antonio, April 20-23

EXHIBITOR MOVE-IN

Monday, April 19 8 am – 5 pm
Tuesday, April 20 8 am – 3 pm*
EXHIBIT HALL OPEN


Tuesday, April 20 3:45 pm – 6:45 pm**
Wednesday, April 21 10 am – 5 pm
Thursday, April 22 9 am – 4 pm
EXHIBITOR MOVE-OUT

Thursday, April 22 4 pm – 8 pm
*Note: All exhibitors must have aisles free of freight for carpet to be laid by 12 noon. At 3pm, all exhibitors must have all trash and empties cleared from booths.
**Exhibit Hall Grand Opening & Welcome Celebration from 3:45 -6:45 pm (uncontested time).
Conference Schedule

Highlights of the Conference Schedule – day/date/time for all events listed are still TBD

TUESDAY, April 20 TIME
Exhibit Hall Grand Opening & Welcome
TLA After Hours
TBD
TBD
WEDNESDAY, April 21 TIME
General Session I
Opening Author Session & Lunch*
President’s Round-Up & All Conference Party
Hetherington Fun Run/Walk*
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
THURSDAY, April 22 TIME
Texas Bluebonnet Award Author Session & Lunch*
Reception with the EWA Authors*
Evening with the Authors*
Storytelling Showcase & Swap
TBD
TBD
TBD
TBD
FRIDAY, April 23 TIME
General Session II
ERT Business Meeting
Closing Author Session & Lunch*
TBD
TBD
TBD
*Note: These events require ticket purchase. Login & choose Badge Registration/Ticket Purchase in February.
ExpoInfo

ExpoInfo is the monthly blast which contains important updates, deadlines, news, opportunities and information for Texas library vendors. Recent past issues are linked below.  All current year exhibitor main representatives automatically receive ExpoInfo. All vendor representatives are welcome to subscribe here.

July 2020

June 2020

May 2020

Show Prep

ShowPrep (available Jan.-Apr.) – The ShowPrep is the exhibitor online guide to assist you with preparing for the TLA Conference.