Advertising Opportunities

Support your show promotion with effective advertising opportunities.

Increase your impact with an ad in the Annual Conference Program & Exhibit Directory, which can be placed on the page facing your exhibitor listing. The Annual Conference Program & Exhibit Directory is used on site by each conferee and serves as a reference tool for librarians after the show has ended.

  • The average attendee refers to the Annual Conference Program & Exhibit Directory 22 times while at the meeting.
  • 52% refer to the Directory after the show.

View the 2018 Annual Conference Program & Exhibit Directory.

 
Reach over 58,000 librarians with Cognotes Digital Issues.

Advertise in the June interactive issue of Cognotes, the official conference newspaper, which will be emailed to ALA's database of over 58,000 librarians and posted on the Annual website. Current members, past members, and regional association members will receive the interactive issue filled with information to fill their schedules focusing on special programs, general sessions, exhibit hall activities and local things to do. Your interactive ad will put your exhibit on everyone's must see list.

The Digital HIGHLIGHTS Post-Show Issue of Cognotes will be e-mailed to members of the American Library Association in July 2019. This post-show HIGHLIGHTS issue will feature a wrap-up of the Annual Conference. Reinforce your exhibit message with an ad that will be seen by more than 58,000 ALA members, including conference registrants and allied groups.

 
The print edition of Cognotes is distributed to attendees every morning of the Annual Conference. It's your daily print opportunity onsite to raise visibility and announce special events.  
  • 88% of attendees receive one or more print copies of Cognotes.
  • 42% are more likely to visit an exhibit based on an ad they see.
  • 28% retain their copies of Cognotes after the show.

Issues of Cognotes are also distributed through social media during the event and posted to the ALA website for future reference by attendees. Your advertisement in Cognotes supports this member driven publication and reaches the decision-makers. 

"Exhibitor News" classified ads (40-word limit) are also available in Cognotes print.

View the archive of Cognotes from Annual 2018.

 

For more information, contact:

Rich Widick, Hall–Erickson, Inc.
E–mail: [email protected] | Phone: 800/752–6312, 630/434-7779 | Fax: 630/434–1216

  • Advertising Opportunities
    Cognotes Digital

    Advertise in the June interactive issue and/or the HIGHLIGHTS Post-Show issue of Cognotes, the official conference newspaper, which will be emailed to ALA's database of over 58,000 librarians and posted on the Annual Conference website. Your interactive ad will put your exhibit on everyone's must see list.

    Click here for prices, specs, deadline dates.

  • Advertising Opportunities
    Cognotes Print

    The print edition of Cognotes is distributed onsite to attendees every morning at the Annual Conference. It's your daily print opportunity to raise visibility and announce special events.  

    Issues of Cognotes are also distributed through social media during the event.

    Click here for prices, specs, deadline dates.

  • Advertising Opportunities
    Exhibitor News

    Each issue of Cognotes will include a section entitled “Exhibitor News.” Exhibitors may submit a brief announcement (40 words) for this section. 

    Complete the online form, or the PDF form. Please indicate which day(s) you want your ad to appear. $100/day.

    Orders will be accepted on-site on a space-available basis, and must be paid in advance. Orders can be emailed to [email protected] or will be accepted on–site in the ALA / Cognotes Office, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, between the hours of 8:30am and 2:00pm for publication the following day.