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Exhibitor Information Page

The Library Products & Services Expo offers one of the best opportunities to reach decision-makers in the Pennsylvania library community.  This two-day show offers a concise schedule in an environment that promotes interaction with attendees through no-conflict exhibit time, exhibit hall activities and informal networking opportunities.

Resources for Potential Exhibitors

If your company already does business with libraries or would like to reach this market, you can't afford to miss this show to take place October 17 & 18 at the brand new, exciting Kalahari Resort & Conference Center located in the beautiful Pocono Mountains.

All 8' x 8' Exhibit Spaces include a table and two chairs.  In addition, the exhibit hall is carpeted and includes complimentary WiFi access

2016 Exhibitor Prospectus (PDF)

Exhibit Space Application (PDF)

Exhibit Floor Plan (PDF)

2016 Exhibitor List - Will your competitor be at the show?

Resources for Registered Exhibitors

We appreciate your participation, and are committed to partnering with you to reach the Pennsylvania library community by providing you with a both a pre- and post-attendee list, no-conflict exhibit times and ample opportunities to connect with attendees at meals and other events outside the exhibit hall.

    Exhibitor Advisory Committee
    This group is comprised of library business partner representatives, PaLA members and staff who are committed to the success of the PaLA Exhibits.  This group serves as a resource to exhibitors by providing on-site support and acts as a liaison with facility personnel.

    Exhibitor Materials

    Exhibitor Service Kit (drayage, additonal furnishings) (PDF)

    Electric/Audio Visual Order Form (PDF)

    Exhibitor Meals/Tours Registration (PDF)

    Exhibitor Badge Orders (PDF)

    Bartizan Lead Retrieval (PDF)

    2016 Exhibitor Partner Listing

    Exhibit Raffle (PDF)

    The Facility

    Kalahari Resort & Conference Center is the premier meeting venue located in the Pocono Mountains.  This state-of-the-art conference center, coupled with the fun aspect of the waterpark will make for an unforgettable event!  The exhibits, meetings and food events will all take place on one easily accessible floor -- view the space.  The exhibits will be centrally located and will be set up in Salons B,C,G,F of the Kalahari Ballroom.

    PaLA has reserved a block of rooms at Kalahari Resort for Sunday - Tuesday night at the conference rate of $159/night plus 9% occupancy tax.  This rate includes lodging for up to four people and includes a waterpark pass for each occupant.  Hotel registration information will be included with your space assignment letter. 

    Note: The lodging block expires at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, September 19.  Reservations made after this date will be based on availability and prevailing rates.

    Reach Beyond Your Booth

    PaLA is committed to helping library suppliers reach customers in the Pennsylvania library community.  In addition to exhibit space, we offer several other ways to connect and increase your visibility with this important group of potential customers.

    Showcase Presentations are available exclusively for exhibitors to present a brief program to highlight a product or service to a larger audience than would be possible from their exhibit booth.  What’s more, your showcase presentation may qualify for continuing education credits for those attending your session – a definite draw that should increase attendance and exposure to your product!  PaLA will provide an announcement of the showcase session in the conference program book, the space and equipment -- you showcase your product to a group of potential buyers! 
    The cost for one 25-minute presentation period is just $250.
    (Available to registered exhibitors only.)                                                                                                                                      

    Sponsorship Opportunities are available for several events, and at various levels, but opportunities are limited!  As a PaLA Sponsor, you will be acknowledged:

    • in the Conference Program Book provided to each attendee
    • through signage at the conference 
    • on the PaLA website, with a live link to your company website
    • on PaLA Social Media Outlets
    • on the conference mobile app
    • at the PaLA Annual Business Meeting

    In addition, most sponsorship levels include complimentary conference program ads!  (See below for details.)

    View sponsorship opportunities in our 2016 Sponsorship Brochure.

    Conference Program Book Advertising provides yet another way to highlight your company’s participation at the conference.  The program book is used on-site by each conference attendee and serves as a reference tool for librarians long after the show has ended.  Program ads are a great way to promote your product or service whether you are exhibiting or not.  Ad rates range from $95 - $1200.  2016 Advertising Brochure

    For more information on any of these programs, contact Kim Snyder Wise.

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