Chicago

Summer 2020!

ALA Annual
Conference & Exhibition

June 25 – 30, 2020

Mark Your Calendar!

mark Your Calendar

Registration and Housing opens
Wed., January 15, 2020, Noon (Central).

2020 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition

June 25-30, 2020 | Chicago IL
Registration Opens: Wed., January 15, 2020, Noon (Central)


Why you should attend:
 

  • 100s of top authors and unforgettable speakers
  • 900+ expert exhibitors, new products, services, and titles
  • Libraries Transform®  and a focus on the future
  • Quality and scope of programs, topics, and formats
  • News You Can Use - updates, policy priorities, strategies for engaging decision-makers, and influencers
  • Fun stuff that sparks innovation and tons of socializing events


 

ALA, the oldest and largest library association in the world, holds its Annual Conference & Exhibition each Summer. As the world's biggest library event, it brings together more than 20,000 librarians and library staff, educators, authors, publishers, friends of libraries, trustees, special guests, and exhibitors.

Important announcements and updates are shared, relevant legislation and policy are addressed, and discussions take place that majorly impact libraries, their roles, and their ongoing transformation.  Follow all the talk at #alaac20!

2019 Annual Conference Highlights

First Time Attendees

First Time Attendees

Are you a First-Time attendee? Get tips to navigate the conference.  Learn More.

Making Your Case to Attend

Making Your Case to Attend

How will you be considered more valuable to your institution after attending an ALA conference?  Learn More.

Job Seekers / Employers

Job Seekers / Employers

Job seekers can attend career guidance workshops, talk to a career counselor, have their resume reviewed, and talk to employers.  Learn More.

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Sponsors

 

Platinum Sponsor

Gale - A Cengage Company