Registration Information

Back To The Future

2022 Connecticut Library Association Annual Conference

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May 2-4, 2022

Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT

Registration for Exhibitors/Sponsors will open on January 3, 2022.

Exhibitor Registration has closed.

REGISTER AS AN EXHIBITOR/SPONSOR HERE.

Rates:

$1,050 Premium Booth (Prime locations near entry doors and refreshments)

$700.00 Standard Booth (General Exhibitor Ballroom)

$300.00 Nonprofit Booth (General Exhibitor Ballroom)

Highlights:

● Registration includes skirted table, 2 chairs, 1 lunch each day Tuesday and Wednesday

If needed, please add to cart during registration

Additional lunch fee: $70.00 per lunch

Electricity fee imposed by hotel: $125.00

Hard-wired Internet fee: $45.00

● Morning and afternoon refreshments served inside the Exhibitor Ballroom PLUS Exhibits Room games and giveaways both days and after-hours event on Monday evening to help drive traffic to your booth.

● Ample no-conflict time for the 500+ attendees to visit your booth

● Easy load-in options and discounted parking rates.

● Affordable room rates if you’re staying overnight (information emailed at later date)

Vendor Only HOT breakfast Wednesday Morning (must RSVP by April 1)

● Exposure to librarians, library administrators, & staff – key decision makers who want to learn about your products & services!

CLA’s federal tax identification number is 06-0853589.

Sponsorship Packages & Advertising Rates

Your sponsorship of the 2022 CLA Conference means valuable exposure for your business to over 500 attendees from Connecticut and surrounding states. There’s a sponsorship level that is just right for you. Sponsors also get the choice of their table being inside the ballroom or outside the vendor hall (by earliest registration first come, first serve requests).

In-kind sponsorships will be awarded the sponsorship level that most closely matches the value of the in-kind arrangements.

Want to sponsor a specific event at CLA? Read to the end or contact us to discuss alternate sponsorship arrangements.

Diamond Level...................................$2,000

Premium Booth Space in Exhibitor Ballroom

Medium logo and link on conference website and recognition on social media outlets

Medium logo within conference program

Medium logo displayed on screen before Keynote

Medium logo on all conference promotional material distributed after receipt of sponsorship payment

Recognition on event signs located in the registration area

Company description/link on conference website

Gold Level..........................................$500

Small logo and link on conference website and recognition on social media outlets

Small logo within conference program

Small logo on all conference promotional material distributed after receipt of sponsorship payment

Recognition on event signs located in the registration area

Company description on conference website

Silver Level........................................$250

Name and link on conference website

Name within conference program

Name on all conference promotional material distributed after receipt of sponsorship payment


Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

Item to Sponsor Sponsorship Price

CLA Sponsor (Virtual Option)** ................................... $1,000

Parking Sponsor* ................................................ $5,000

Tuesday Lunch .................................................. $5,000

Wednesday Lunch* ............................................... $5,000

Tuesday Continental Breakfast* ................................... $2,000

Wednesday Continental Breakfast* ................................ $2,000

Tuesday Keynote ................................................. $1,500

Wednesday Keynote .............................................. $1,500

Coffee Break (Tuesday) ........................................... $1,000

Coffee Break (Wednesday) ........................................ $1,000

After-Hours Event Sponsor ........................................ $1,000

Tuesday Afternoon Break (Dessert) ................................. $800

Wednesday Afternoon Break (Dessert)............................... $800

President’s Program................................................ $600


●Logo and company description/link on conference website after receipt of payment and through end of conference

●Recognition on social media outlets

●Logo within conference program booklet

●Logo displayed on screen before Keynote (for Keynote option)

●Logo on all conference promotional material and email communication distributed after receipt of sponsorship payment

●Recognition on event signs located in the registration area

●* For Breakfast, Lunch and Parking Sponsors, if you provide promotional materials (a flyer, pamphlet, or business card) we will hand it out to all attendees at registration

●**For CLA Sponsor- Your logo will be on the homepage of the CLA website (https://ctlibraryassociation.org ) through the end of the year (December 31, 2022), listed as a CLA Sponsor and your logo will link to your webpage

●If interested in being a sponsor of CLA in other ways not listed, contact our fundraising chairperson at fundraising@ctlibraryassociation.org

Program Booklet Ads (all-attendee giveaway, must be emailed as JPEG or PNG to claconexhibits@gmail.com by April 1) Conference program booklet is portrait orientation.

● Full Page Ad: $300 (8.25” x 10.75”)

● Half Page Ad: $150 (8.25” x 5.25”)

● Quarter Page Ad: $75 (4” x 5.25”)

DON’T MISS OUT: Visit ctlibraryassociation.org to secure your exhibit space

and/or sponsorship today! Let’s make this a great partnership!

Questions? E-mail us at: claconexhibits@gmail.com

Or contact our co-chairs: Alessandra Petrino: 203.222.2651, or apetrino@westonct.gov

Or Kymberlee Powe: 860.704.2221, or kymberlee.powe@ct.gov