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Exhibitors and Sponsors support IASL, including its annual conference. IASL has developed strong professional relationships with vendors and other sponsors because of their mutual belief in school library programs and and their impact on students.  We welcome new and continuing support from these vital folks.

Take advantage of meeting and buying from these exhibiting vendors and authors: ABC-CLIO, Barnes & Noble, Bloomsbury, Bound to Stay Bound Books, East Carolina University, East West Discovery Press, Education Services Australia, Junior Library Guild, Follett, Kudos Reading, Lightport Books, Long Beach Visitors Bureau, Mackin, Mighty Media, Mrs. Nelson’s Library Services, National Center for Book Entrepreneurs, University of North Texas, OverDrive, Perma-Bound, Target, Trader Joe’s, YALSA, and more.

Exhibitor/Sponsor Prospectus

International Association of School Librarianship 46th Annual International Conference & 19th International Forum on Research in School Librarianship
California State University Long Beach           5-7 August 2017

Vendors that have products or services directly related to school libraries are cordially invited to exhibit at, and/or sponsor, the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) conference. Products and services include, but are not limited to, publishers, technologies, library services, and educational organizations. Deadline to submit application with payment is July 1, 2017.

Conference Background: For over 40 years school librarians around the world have been meeting at the IASL conference to advance information and digital literacy through curriculum and management. Our attendees are librarians, subject teachers, library educators, administrators, technology specialists, and those who support school librarianship. 300-700 decision-makers, such as librarians, will come prepared to purchase technology and other materials at the conference. This conference is a cost-effective, centralized way to reach this important target group.

Exhibit Hours and Supplies: The IASL 2017 conference exhibits will be held 5-7 August 2017 at California State University Long Beach. Table exhibit includes table, two chairs, wifi, and free parking/lunch for one exhibitor. Show hours have been scheduled to allow maximum times for attendees to interact with exhibitors:

  • Saturday 5 August 10am-5pm (no sessions 12-1:30pm except Affiliate Assembly)
  • Sunday 6 August 10am-5pm (no sessions 12-1:30pm, exhibitor demos featured)
  • Monday 7 August 8:30-2:30pm (no sessions 12-1pm)

Can’t Attend? You can still support this important conference through PR materials and several sponsorship opportunities.

Register and pay HERE!   You will receive further directions upon confirmation.


Exhibit Application and Contract

  1. Confirmation should be sent to:

Company/Organization

Address

City                                                        State                 ZIP               Country

Contact’s Name

Contact’s email                                                        Company/Organization email

  1. Will you be selling? [ ]no     [ ]yes     If yes, you must include your California Reseller’s Permit Number.  Non-California permits are not valid. Permit #:_____________
  1. Conference Program Description: In 35 words or less, state what you intend to exhibit. This description will be included in the conference program. Deadline for conference program inclusion is June 1.
  1. Vendor Agreement: In accordance with the exhibitor teams, conditions and rules, the undersigned makes application for exhibit space for August 5-7, 2017, and agrees to abide by all accompanying regulations.

Authorized Signature                          Print/type name                Date

No spaces held without payment. No purchase orders accepted. Faxed applications accepted for credit card purchases only.

Payment Information:

Select table type and quantity, then calculate needs.

ITEM QTY RATE TOTAL
Table $500 IASL; $600 non-IASL member
Demo $100
Electricity $50/day
Gala dinner $50
Sponsorships

Exhibition space and demo are non-refundable after June 1. Exhibitors receive two complimentary badges to sessions.

Sponsorships (along with, or instead of, exhibiting):

$3000 Tsunami:

  • Full page ad in program, website recognition, public recognition, 2 gala tickets, brief address
  • Early bird extras: free table and parking/lunch, free 15-minute exhibitor session, free bag insert
  • OR Not exhibiting? Underwrite dinner: program 1-page ad, online/public PR, free bag insert

$2500 7th Wave:

  • Half-page ad in program, website recognition, public recognition, 1 gala ticket
  • Early bird extras: free table and parking/lunch, free 15-minute exhibitor session, 1 gala ticket, free bag insert
  • OR Not exhibiting? Underwrite a regional director: program 1/2-page ad, online/public PR, free bag insert

$2000 High Tide:

  • Quarter-page ad in program, website recognition, public recognition
  • Early bird extras: free table and parking/lunch, free 15-minute exhibitor session, free bag insert
  • OR Not exhibiting? Underwrite speaker or entertainment: program 1/4-page ad, online/public PR, free bag insert

$2000 Bag or T-shirt Sponsor: Your support will allow us to provide free bags of T-shirts, with your logo placed on it
$1000 Refresher Sponsor: Your support will underwrite a snack break or personalized water bottle
$500 Swag Sponsor: Your logo will be placed on a conference badge holder, luggage tag, or pen

Placing program ad only? $900 1 page; $500: ½ page;  $300  ¼ page; $400: bag insert

NOTE THAT THE EARLIER YOU PAY, THE MORE OPTIONS YOU HAVE, AND THE LONGER YOU WILL  GET PUBLICIZED.

Register and pay HERE!   AND complete the above form (click for the linked online shorter version: http://tinyurl.com/IASLconf2017ExhibitorForm). You will receive further directions upon confirmation.

Vendors may alternatively mail the application and check (written to CSLF) to CSLF/IASL, PO Box 1692, Los Alamitos CA 90720 USA

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