As the world’s biggest library event, the onsite Annual Conference & Exhibition brings together thousands of librarians and library staff, educators, authors, publishers, friends of libraries, trustees, special guests, and exhibitors.

Brought to you by the American Library Association, LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience will offer an ALA member-focused experience designed to motivate, inspire, and engage in discussions that will shape the future of libraries and communities.

See below for details on each event. Contact our team today at for more information or to reserve an opportunity. Also, make sure to check out the ALA Exhibitor Blog to stay up-to-date with all things ALA.


ALA 2023 Annual Conference

McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

Exhibit Dates: June 23 – 26, 2023

See links below for exhibiting, advertising and on-site marketing opportunities.

For questions on available booth space or for additional information contact:
Rich Widick & Dawn Kerrigan at


Library Insights Summit

McCormick Place – Chicago, IL

June 23, 2023

An opportunity for publishers to hear from librarian innovators during a day-long, pre-ALA event focused on recasting challenges as opportunities. Librarian changemakers who are particularly focused on building inclusive communities will serve as special guests, and their guidance will provide a template for publishers to work more successfully with libraries across North America.


2024 LibLearnX

Baltimore Convention Center – Baltimore, MD

Exhibit Dates: January 20 – 22, 2024

See links below for exhibiting and on-site marketing opportunities.

For questions on available booth space or for additional information contact:
Rich Widick & Dawn Kerrigan at


ALA Upcoming Annual and LibLearnX Conferences

ALA Upcoming Annual and LibLearnX Conferences


Christopher J. Hoy Scholarship

The Christopher J. Hoy Scholarship is an annual scholarship consisting of $5,000 to a U.S./Canadian citizen or permanent resident who is pursuing an MLS in an ALA-accredited program.


Industry Learning Discounts Available

The American Library Association has made it possible for you to receive a discount to attend Exhibitor Group Learning Events and receive a free subscription to EXHIBITOR magazine. Educational conferences include EXHIBITORLIVE, being held April 23 – 26, 2023 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville and EXHIBITORFastTrak Regional Conferences offered at various times throughout the year.

See this link for 10% discount codes and more information:

April 23 – 26, 2023
Kentucky International Convention Center, Louisville, KY
EXHIBITORLIVE 2023 Preview video click here.

Housing Poachers Reminder

Some exhibitors may be contacted by outside vendors regarding housing for upcoming ALA events. Please be aware that these companies claim to provide housing and registration services for the ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition, or LibLearnX, but are not affiliated with ALA in any way. DON’T BE MISLED!! Housing for ALA’s Annual Conference and LibLearnX are handled exclusively by onPeak.

Please be sure to make your reservations through onPeak, ALA’s only official housing partner. While other hotel resellers may contact you offering housing for your trip, they are not endorsed by or affiliated with the show and entering into financial agreements with non-endorsed companies can have costly consequences.

Once housing opens, a link to the official housing site will be available from the event website and the ALA Exhibitor Blog.

Note on Unauthorized List Rental

Some ALA exhibitors may receive communications from companies soliciting ALA attendee lists. Please note that these companies have no affiliation with ALA, and we cannot recommend purchasing a list through them.

Please refer to this article about fake list vendors.

ALA’s official list rental is provided through CompuSystems Lead Management. List rental and broadcast email service will be available through the Exhibitor Registration site. For more information email CompuSystems at

Directory Listing Warning

As an exhibitor, your listing in the official ALA Annual Conference Exhibitor Directory & Exhibit Floor Activity Guide is always complimentary. Please disregard all solicitations from third party suppliers offering directory listings. They are not affiliated with the American Library Association, the ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition or Hall-Erickson, Inc. If you are approached by a questionable supplier, please contact

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