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Exhibitor Resources

Exhibitor Checklist

Use this checklist to plan your participation! This checklist will be updated as new deadlines / links become available.

Exhibitor Manual

The exhibitor manual is available at this link. Within the Exhibitor Manual website, you will find everything you need to successfully participate in the Annual Conference & Exhibition. Show Management has lined up a team of industry professionals to make your exhibit experience a smooth process.

Please pay attention to order deadlines, as advance orders can save you time and money.

Please note that Show Management contracts out to a select group of companies the responsibility of performing the various tasks needed to set up, operate and dismantle the exhibits. The official contractors are listed in the Exhibitor Manual.

If you have questions on the rules and regulations, etc., please contact us at 800/752-6312, 630/434-7779, [email protected].

Exhibit Operations Guide

Take advantage of these resources to pre-plan your Annual Conference & Exhibition presence in the most cost-effective manner possible. Take a moment NOW to review the information in the Exhibit Operations Guide – it can save you a great deal of time and expense at showtime!

The Exhibit Operations Guide includes details on the following:

Exhibit Directory & Exhibit Floor Activity Guide, and Online Exhibitor List Listings

Deadline to edit company listing for publication in Exhibit Directory & Exhibit Floor Activity Guide: March 31, 2023
To submit your 200-character company description, company logo and select the product/service categories that best fit your company, please follow these instructions:
Select or enter this link: 

Sign In with the email address of record for the booth and the password. If you enter any email address other than the one on file, you will not be able to access the Profile Editor.

If you do not know the password, please enter the email address on file and click on the Forget your password? link. This will email instructions on how to reset your password. Please note, password emails will come from [email protected]. After resetting your password, return to Sign In with the email address of record and the new password.

Select Profile Editor and enter your company information as you wish it to appear. Company descriptions are limited to 200 characters, including spaces. Acceptable file formats for logo graphic are .jpg or .png.

When you are finished, click Save & Complete to submit your listing information.

Please update your listing by March 31, 2023.

If you have any questions, or need assistance, please contact us at [email protected].
If you wish to have additional listings with your booth number, please contact [email protected].

Directory Listing Warning 

As an exhibitor, your listing in the official ALA Annual Exhibit 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 [email protected].


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