Exhibitors & Sponsors

View the SLA 2018 Annual Conference Sponsorship Prospectus

The Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference is the event that brings together information professionals from a variety of fields and creates opportunities for them to learn best practices from each other and their industry partners.

Attracting over 2,500 attendees, the SLA Annual Conference is the largest meeting of special librarians and information professionals in North America. Beyond that, communications about the conference reach exponentially more potential buyers worldwide, including library directors, data scientists, information specialists, and researchers. Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your innovative products and services at this premier event!

SLA’s Audience & Reach
Membership: 4600+   Global Reach: 53 Countries   Social Media: 17,000+

Members by Organization Type                               Members by Job Title


Exhibit at SLA Annual Conference

The INFO-EXPO Hall was a hit! We are bringing back the most popular features from the 2017 INFO-EXPO Hall and make them even better!  Here’s what to expect in 2018:

• Main Street SLA – This “conference hub” is a friendly hangout for attendees and exhibitors to meet and socialize.
• The Park – Attendees and exhibitors alike can unwind with fun jumbo-sized games in a unique space!
• Exhibitor Theater Presentations – Deliver substantive, case-oriented presentations that relate to your top products and services. Exhibitors can choose a 30- or 60-minute format for one or more formal sessions in the INFO-EXPO Hall.

Reserve your space today! Review the booth pricing, exhibitor benefits, and the rules & regulations. Questions? Contact Marlena Turner, +1.571.989.4210, industrypartners@sla.org.

Sponsorships at SLA Annual Conference

Sponsorship of SLA’s Annual Conference is a high visibility, cost effective way to reach decision makers in the information professionals field. The various levels of sponsorship offer a great way for our industry partners to position themselves as thought leaders in the field and supporters of SLA members in their workplace.  We have created new and exciting sponsorship opportunities for 2018. All sponsorship options are sold on a first-come, first-served basis, so don’t delay in securing your sponsorship package!

Remember that our sponsorship levels are just a starting point; you can build a custom program that bests fits your organization’s needs.

For questions or more information on sponsorship packages, please contact Marlena Turner or Suzie Smith at 703.647.4900 or email industrypartners@sla.org to speak with a sales team representative.


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