Sponsorships

Increase your visibility and engage with attendees.

ACRL 2017 offers numerous sponsorship opportunities with tangible benefits for every budget. Strengthen your marketing and branding efforts, attract more booth traffic, and network and engage with more than 3,000 attendees by becoming an ACRL 2017 sponsor.

Check out the list of sponsorship opportunities below, as well as the variety of benefits available to our sponsors!

Become a Sponsor

Contact Margot Conahan, Manager of Professional Development
mconahan@ala.org; 312-280-2522.

Sponsor Benefits

Sponsorship Opportunities

Summa cum laude ($25,000 and up)

EXHIBITS OPENING RECEPTION $30,000 SPONSORED BY ELSEVIER ($15,000 co-sponsorship) Appetizer reception for 2,000 attendees in the ACRL 2017 Exhibit Hall.  In addition to standard benefits, includes: ribbon-cutting photo op with ACRL president, executive director, and conference chair; custom logo napkins; food station near your booth; brief public address announcement (no more than two minutes) welcoming attendees to the exhibit hall.

ALL-CONFERENCE RECEPTION $25,000 SPONSORED BY GALE | CENGAGE LEARNING ($12,500 co-sponsorship) Dessert and cocktail reception for 2,000 attendees at the B&O Railroad Museum.  In addition to standard benefits, includes: photo op with past and present ACRL leaders; custom logo napkins; your representatives/staff can greet/welcome attendees and distribute materials that you provide.

WIRELESS INTERNET $25,000  SPONSORED BY SPRINGER ACRL 2017 wireless internet at the Baltimore Convention Center (meeting rooms and public spaces).  In addition to standard benefits, includes: sponsor-approved/customized splash page with your logo.

Magna cum laude ($20,000-24,999)

OPENING KEYNOTE SESSION – David McCandless $20,000  In addition to standard benefits, includes: “Sponsored by (your name)” under the speaker picture on the ACRL 2017 home page; reserved/VIP seating during the keynote session with ACRL leaders/VIPs; prominent recognition from the stage (sponsor logo on large screens, verbal acknowledgment) during the keynote session.

CHAIR’S RECEPTION $20,000  SPONSORED BY EBSCO VIP reception with conference presenters, committee members, ACRL leaders, and board of directors. In addition to standard benefits, includes: photo op with ACRL leaders and VIPs; custom logo napkins; your representatives/staff can greet/welcome attendees and distribute materials that you provide.

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE $20,000 Features live webcasts and asynchronous activities.  The Virtual Conference archive is available for one year for online-only and F2F attendees and includes more than 150 slidecasts from paper, panel, and TechConnect presentation offered in Baltimore.  In addition to standard benefits, includes: 20-minute webcast offered as part of the Virtual Conference; “Sponsored by (your name)” on the Virtual Conference community site; logo on Virtual Conference community site.

Cum laude ($15,000-19,999)

CLOSING KEYNOTE SESSION – Roxane Gay $15,000 In addition to standard benefits, includes: “Sponsored by (your name)” under the speaker picture on the ACRL 2017 home page; reserved/VIP seating during the keynote session with ACRL leaders/VIPs; prominent recognition from the stage (sponsor logo on large screens, verbal acknowledgment) during the keynote session.

MIDDLE KEYNOTE SESSION – Carla Hayden $15,000 In addition to standard benefits, includes: “Sponsored by (your name)” under the speaker picture on the ACRL 2017 home page; reserved/VIP seating during the keynote session with ACRL leaders/VIPs; prominent recognition from the stage (sponsor logo on large screens, verbal acknowledgment) during the keynote session.

NAME BADGES $15,000 Name badges for more than 3,000 attendees.  In addition to standard benefits, includes: logo placement on the ACRL 2017 attendee name badge.

Honor Roll ($10,000-14,999)

INTERNET CAFE $14,000 Located in the exhibit hall.  In addition to standard benefits, includes: sponsor-approved/customized splash page with your logo.

HEADSHOT STUDIO $12,000 Professional headshots for attendees; studio in the exhibit hall.  In addition to standard benefits, attendee’s print picture will be branded with your logo.

MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK $10,000 (one available) All-Conference Refreshment Break offered in the exhibit hall.  In addition to standard benefits, includes: custom logo napkins; food station near your booth.

AFTERNOON REFRESHMENT BREAK $10,000 (one available) All-Conference Refreshment Break offered in the exhibit hall.  In addition to standard benefits, includes: custom logo napkins; food station near your booth.

MOBILE SCHEDULER $10,000 SPONSORED BY OCLC The primary information tool and scheduler for the conference.  New platform this year!  In addition to standard benefits, includes: sponsor name on the welcome page.

Dean’s list ($5,000-9,999)

ACRL 101/FIRST-TIME ATTENDEE HOSPITALITY $7,500 SPONSORED BY THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY In addition to standard benefits includes: custom logo napkins; verbal recognition from the stage.

POWER STATIONS $6,500 SPONSORED BY TAYLOR & FRANCIS In addition to standard benefits, includes: branded with your logo/name.

SCHOLARSHIP RECOGNITION BREAKFAST $6,000 SPONSORED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA LIBRARIES In addition to standard benefits, includes: custom logo napkins; verbal recognition from the stage.

EARLY-MORNING COFFEE $5,000 (one available) In addition to standard benefits, includes: custom logo napkins.

POSTER SESSIONS $5,000 SPONSORED BY KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY

TECHCONNECT PRESENTATIONS $5,000 SPONSORED BY THE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF MARYLAND AND AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS (USMAI) CONSORTIA

Mortar board (up to $4,999)

GENERAL CONFERENCE SUPPORT UP TO $4,999
PLACEMENT CENTER $4,000
SPONSORED BY UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LIBRARIES
INVITED PRESENTATIONS $3,000
SPONSORED BY IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, PURDUE UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING, AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS $2,000
SPONSORED
WORKSHOP $2,000 (four available)
CONTRIBUTED PAPER $750 (fifty available)
PANEL SESSIONS $750 (forty available)