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Exhibit at the 2021 California Library Association Virtual Annual Conference

CLA's Virtual Annual Conference will be an online event with education programming, special events, virtual exhibits, and more. A virtual space to reach librarians from California and beyond.

California Library Association Annual Conference & Exhibition: Virtual Event

May 11, 2021 – Preconference Workshops & Exhibits
May 12, 2021 – Dedicated Exhibits Day including Presentation Stage Opening
May 13 – 14, 2021 – Programs & Exhibits

Be a part of the CLA Virtual Exhibits. The Virtual Exhibits will be a key component of the CLA Virtual Annual Conference, with a dedicated Exhibits Day on Wednesday, May 12 for Exhibit Hall and Stage Presentations. Each virtual exhibitor will have an exhibit listing in the CLA Virtual Event Website.

Schedule subject to change.

Virtual Exhibit Packages

Virtual Exhibit Booth - $700

The following assets will be included in the Virtual Exhibit Booth on the Virtual Platform:

  • Company Listing including company name, description, product/service categories
  • Company logo
  • Link to Company Website
  • “Request Information” button – generates an email back to your company to connect with attendees interested in your products and services
  • Lead Retrieval reporting (See this link for an example - .xls)
    • Booth Impressions - reports on total clicks, total requests (from the "Request Information" button on your online virtual booth), booth views, asset views.
    • Attendee Summary Report - detailed Excel report on who viewed your booth, assets, and requested information.
    • Information Requests Report - detailed Excel report on who submitted the "Request Information" button on your virtual listing.
    • Note: this data is only reported on attendees who have "opted in" to share their contact information. Will not include attendees who have "opted out".
  • Opportunity to participate in “Conference Swag” (The “Conference Swag” button on your listing will link to a webpage developed by your company to promote a give-away or other special promotion.)
  • 2 Complimentary Virtual Event Registrations
  • Banner graphic with clickable link – size 1920 px x 125 px
  • Option to list Contact Info for up to 4 sales reps
  • Social Media Links
  • PDF file upload – up to 3
  • Weblinks (to your website, videos, etc.) – up to 3
  • Intro Video file upload (limit 1) – mp4 file, no larger than 200 mb
  • Text Chat (this feature is still in development)
  • Ability to submit “off-hours” exhibitor events to be listed in the meeting schedule
  • Ability to purchase Exhibitor Session presentations – 30 minute on-demand, pre-recorded presentation. All presentations $500 each.

Review the Booth Assets Chart, and see this link for an example of the booth assets.

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Upgraded Virtual Exhibit Booth - $1,100 

  • All Virtual Exhibit items listed above
  • PDF file upload – 3 additional
  • Weblinks (to your website, videos, etc.) – 3 additional
  • Left side navigation rotating ad (280w x 280h) – rotating on the virtual event website with clickable link
  • One 30-minute pre-recorded Exhibitor Session

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Sponsor Opportunities

Platinum – Keynote Sponsor - $7,500 - 3 available

  • One pre-recorded, 3 minute “welcome message” to be played during one keynote session
  • Logo at top of event website all the time
  • Logo, Information and link included in registered attendee email communication
  • Logo, Information and link included in registered attendee login email
  • Logo and link on conference website home page
  • Individual “Thank you” tower ad on event home page
  • All Gold Level benefits 

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Gold Sponsor - $2,500

  • One Upgraded Virtual Exhibit Booth (includes one Exhibitor Session)
  • Logo and link on conference website home page
  • 2 additional Complimentary Virtual Event Registrations
  • In-booth video chat: can be used for author presentations, product demos, and more
  • “Thank you to Gold Sponsors” tower ad on event home page

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Happy Hour Sponsorship - $3,000 – 1 available

End the first day of exhibits by hosting Happy Hour. Hosted in Zoom or a platform of your choice, you can design an interactive event for attendees to relax and network. Plan a mixologist or game to entertain participants. Sponsorship includes a conference attendee list and distribution of a custom background with your logo for attendees to use at this event and all Gold level benefits.

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Renaissance Fair Happy Hour Sponsorship - $3,000 – 1 available

Support the conference theme at this all conference happy hour. Hosted by the CLA President, this event will celebrate the conference and include fun and games with a Renaissance flair. Sponsorship includes a conference attendee list and distribution of a custom background with your logo for attendees to use at this event and all Gold level benefits.

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Presentation Opportunities

Break Bite - $350 – 15 available

One pre-recorded, 10-minute session in official program time slot during no-conflict time

  • Will be scheduled either Thursday or Friday
  • Developed and produced by exhibitor, content determined by exhibitor

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Exhibitor Presentation Session - $500

One pre-recorded, 30-minute session available on demand starting on Tuesday at 9:00am.

  • Developed and produced by exhibitor, content determined by exhibitor

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Contact Us

Review the Exhibitor FAQs. Please contact us with any questions.