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Welcome to the Exhibitor Engagement Portal

To further promote your authors/illustrators and organization, ALA offers contracted exhibitors the opportunity to participate in several engagement programs, most of which are located right on the exhibit floor. These programs include the Library Marketplace Stage and Book Buzz Sessions, Meet the Authors and Author Autographing Area, as well as the Now Showing @ ALA Film Program, and Podcast Recording Booth. Refer to the Exhibitor Engagement Submission Guide for specifics on each program’s pricing, submission details and deadlines. You must be a contracted exhibitor or part of an ALA Unit to participate.

Proposals are reviewed by Show Management and must be submitted by the deadlines noted below. Submit early to have the best chance at getting accepted with preferred date/time.

MEET THE AUTHORS & AUTHOR AUTOGRAPHING STATIONS
• Submission Site Opens February 1, 2024 @ 11 AM ET
• First Round Deadline March 15, 2024*
• First Round Notifications Start in April 2024
• Submission Site Remains Open Until Full or June 23 (whichever is first)

STAGE SESSIONS -- LIMITED SPOTS REMAIN
• Submission Site Opens February 1, 2024 @ 11 AM ET
• First Round Deadline March 15, 2024*
• First Round Notifications Start in April 2024
• Submission Site Remains Open Until Full or June 23 (whichever is first)

BOOK BUZZ THEATER -- FULL/CLOSED
• Submission Site Opens February 1, 2024 @ 11 AM ET
• First Round Deadline February 7, 2024*
• First Round Notifications Start in March
• Submission Site Remains Open Until Full or June 23 (whichever is first)

NOW SHOWING @ ALA FILM PROGRAM & PODCAST RECORDING BOOTH -- FULL/CLOSED
• Submission Site Opens February 1, 2024 @ 11 AM ET
• First Round Deadline March 15, 2024*
• First Round Notifications Start in April 2024
• Submission Site Remains Open Until Full or June 23 (whichever is first)

*After the first round of assignments, if there are open time slots or cancellations, those slots will be filled as new submissions come in.

NOTE: For all opportunities listed above details will be included in the Scheduler and Mobile App. The deadline for inclusion in print materials is May 1, 2024.

You will be using this site to provide your contact information and required submission details. Click Join Now below to begin your first submission.

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