Exhibitor On-site Promotional Opportunities

Your participation in ALA's 2024 Annual Exhibition is a valuable part of the conference experience. Extend that visibility beyond the confines of your booth. There is a range of opportunities available that help you generate leads and booth traffic and promote brand awareness.

82% of attendees are a buying influence for at least one of the products and services exhibited at the Annual Conference. 55% of attendees find new companies to do business with based on their time in the exhibits. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage this valuable audience.

Opportunities are highlighted below. Please review this website for all opportunities and details

Complete the Reservation Form and return to [email protected].

Questions? Contact Rich Widick, [email protected], 630/929-7918.

NEW: Annual Conference Mobile App Sponsor & Advertising Opportunities

Annual Conference Mobile App Screen


Mobile App Sponsor - $15,000 *SOLD*

The Annual Conference Mobile App makes it easy for attendees, exhibitors, and content leaders to connect. Attendees can access their personal schedule right from the palm of their hand. They can track which exhibitors they’ve visited, download content leader presentations, and take notes from their smartphone or tablet. Bring this technology to attendees with your exclusive sponsorship of the Annual Conference Mobile App.
Sponsor Assets include:

  • Splash Screen Ad
  • Attendees will see a loading “splash screen” when the app launches. It shows for 3.5 seconds. This ad is like the cover ad in a printed program book. Drive traffic to your exhibit booth and increase your attendee engagement.
  • Sponsor “Thank You” logo and link on Annual Conference website
  • Sponsor Recognition in onsite signage
  • Sponsor “Thank You” logo and link included in registered attendee pre-meeting email

Splash Screen Ad Vertical

Splash Screen Ad Horizontal

Mobile App Sub-Page Banner Ads

Your ad will rotate with other ads on the following pages of the mobile app:

  • Presentations
  • Expo
  • People 

Banner ads will rotate randomly and can link to external URLs. Each time a user enters one of the above mobile app sub-pages, the banner ad will rotate to a different ad.

  • Individual ads: Your ad will rotate with other ads. Limited to one design. Investment: $950 each. Five available.

Mobile App Sub-Page Banner Ads

New! Shuttle Route Sponsorship Opportunities

See this page for details. 

Shuttle Bus Banner

Promo Sign

Freestanding Promo Sign

Review this website for locations.

Prices vary by location.

Limit of 2 promo signs per area/level.

SDCC Banner

Banners / Signs

Visit this site for available locations.
Prices vary by location.  


Lanyard Sponsorship - Exclusive

Put your logo/message on lanyards distributed to attendees on-site at registration; become the exclusive Lanyard Sponsor!
Sponsor must provide lanyards




Lanyard Sponsorship - Shared

Put your logo/message on lanyards distributed to attendees on-site at registration; become a Lanyard Sponsor!
5 opportunities available
Sponsor must provide lanyards

$6,000 per sponsor



Tote Bags

Tote Bag Sponsor

Have your logo on bags distributed to attendees on-site at registration. 

$28,000 *SOLD*

Registration Line Distribution Bowls

Registration Line Distribution Bowls

Distribute your small give-away to attendees as they wait in line at registration.  
limited opportunities available, limit of one per company




Official WiFi Sponsor

Help all attendees get connected at the Annual Conference as the Official WiFi sponsor. WiFi access areas will include all of the Annual Conference public areas, concourses and meeting rooms in the convention center.


Community of Care

Community of Care Quiet Room Sponsor

ALA’s Community of Care Quiet Room is equipped with what attendees need to reach a level of peace and a tranquil state of mind. 


Accessibility Sponsor

Accessibility Sponsor


  • Includes captioning and/or sign language interpretation for selected programs

  • Logo and thank you signage at all selected programs

  • Logo and thank you sign for booth

  • Logo included in all sponsor recognition (print and online)

  • Post-event Registrant list

  • Logo and link included in registered attendee email communication

  • Logo and link on Annual website home page

  • Banner sign on outside of Accessible Shuttle Bus

$20,000 exclusive *SOLD*

Poster Session

Poster Session Sponsor

Sponsorship of one or all of the Conference Poster Sessions

$5,000 for exclusive sponsorship of all 6 sessions *SOLD*

$1,000 for individual sessions (choose your topic: Collectors; Diversity  Fair; Educators; Global Solutions; Infrastructure; Outreach and Engagement)

Key Cards

Hotel Room Key Card Sponsor

Be the brand every attendee sees first thing in the morning, last thing at night and every other time they enter their hotel room. 

$8,000+ Contact Rich at [email protected], 630/929-7918 for more information.

Activation Zone

Activation Zones

ALA is offering two Activation Zones in the busy San Diego Convention Center, and one on the exhibit floor. Think outside the box… activation opportunities could include a specialty beverage break, interactive game, character appearance, etc. Each area is available for half day events.

Sponsorship range: $2,500 - $5,000

Contact Rich at [email protected], 630/929-7918.

Questions? Contact Rich Widick, [email protected], 630/929-7918.