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Plan ahead for PLA 2016! The biennial PLA Conference holds a reputation for excellence as the largest conference devoted to public library professionals. The multi-day event offers nearly 200 top-quality education programs, social events that include author luncheons and networking receptions, and a bustling exhibits hall featuring the latest in products and services. Registration will open September 15, 2015.
The PLA Conference is the premier professional development event for public librarians, public library workers, trustees, Friends, library vendors, and others with an interest in public libraries.
The Public Library Association (PLA), with more than 9,000 members, is one of the fastest growing divisions of the American Library Association (ALA), the oldest and largest library association in the world. Founded in 1944, PLA is a member-driven organization that exists to provide a diverse program of communication, publication, advocacy, continuing education, and programming for its members and others interested in the advancement of public library service.
There may be many networking opportunities at the PLA 2016 - Public Library Association. Find out more in the event details below.
|Conference/Event Dates:||04/05/2016 - 04/09/2016|
|Conference/Event Hours:||Tues, 9am-5pm; Wed, 9am-4pm; Thurs, 8:15am-5pm; Fri, 8:15am-5pm; Sat, 8:15am-1pm|
|Expo/Exhibit Dates:||04/06/2016 - 04/08/2016|
|Expo/Exhibit Hours:||Wed. 4pm - 6:30pm; Thur. 9:30am - 5pm; Fri. 9:30am - 4pm|
|First Move-In Date:||04/04/2016|
|Other Industries:||Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Publishing|
|Cost to Attend:||http://www.placonference.org/registration/...|
|Audience:||Public Librarians, Public Library Staff, Trustees|
99% of Attendees Visit the Exhibits
68% of Attendees Visit the Exhibits Three or More Times
42% of PLA attendees have operating budgets in excess of $1 million
22% of PLA attendees have operating budgets in excess of $5 million
|Venue:||Colorado Convention Center|
|Venue Phone:||(303) 228-8000|
|Venue Type:||Indoor - Convention Center|
|Official Conference Hotel:||Hotel List:|
|Conference Hotel URL:||http://www.placonference.org/housing-reservations/...|
|Number of Exhibitors:||Nearly 400 (2014) (Previous Year)|
|Exhibit Floorplan:||Click Here|
|Show Manager:||Corcoran Expo|
|Exhibitor Prospectus:||Click Here|
|Sponsorship Details:||Interested in sponsoring?
Become a PLA Partner when you sponsor an event or conference feature. Your company will receive increased visibility (i.e. signage, acknowledgement in conference materials) at PLA Conference and be recognized by our attendees and members as an integral part of the public library community.
|Booth Size||Booth Cost||Available Amenities|
|10' x 10'||$2,300||Electricity:||Yes||- Unknown Price|
|Marketing Vehicles Allowed:||Call|
|Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a|
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