ALA Annual Exhibitor Engagement – March 15 Submission Deadline Approaching

March 15 is the deadline for the first round of submissions for Stage Sessions, Now Showing @ ALA Film Program, Podcast Recording Booth and Author Autographing Area. Get your submissions finalized to be included in the first round of assignments!

To further promote your authors/illustrators and organization, ALA offers contracted exhibitors the opportunity to participate in several engagement programs, most of which are located right on the exhibit floor. Each program has its own format, pricing, submission details and deadline.  

Use the Exhibitor Engagement Submission Guide to decide which opportunities are best for your organization. You must be a contracted exhibitor or part of an ALA Unit to participate. 

Submission Site & Deadlines

Proposals are gathered through an open call and reviewed by Show Management. Proposals must be submitted by the deadlines noted below. Submit early to have the best chance at getting accepted with preferred date/time.

Submission Site:

Programs include:

  • Stage Sessions
  • Book Buzz Theater (limited time slots remain)
  • Now Showing @ ALA Film Program
  • Podcast Recording Booth
  • Meet the Authors Program

Questions or Concerns

  • For general questions regarding the submission process please contact ALA Show Management at
  • For technical issues with the submission site please contact CadmiumCD Tech Support at 877/426-6323 or Support is available Mon – Fri, 9am – 9pm ET.