Sponsorships

Increase your visibility and engage with attendees.

ACRL 2019 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 2019 sponsor.

Become a Sponsor

Contact Margot Conahan
Manager of Professional Development

mconahan@ala.org; 312-280-2522

Sponsor Benefits

Sponsorship Opportunities

Summa cum laude ($30,000 and up)

EXHIBITS OPENING RECEPTION $30,000 SPONSORED BY ELSEVIER Appetizer reception for 3,500 attendees in the ACRL 2019 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 $30,000 SPONSORED BY EBSCO– Dessert and cocktail reception for 3,500 attendees at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  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  $30,000 SPONSORED BY SPRINGER NATURE ACRL 2019 wireless internet at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland (meeting rooms and public spaces).  In addition to standard benefits, includes: sponsor-approved/customized splash page with your logo.

Magna cum laude ($22,500-29,999)

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE $22,500 SPONSORED BY GALE CENGAGE – Features live webcasts and asynchronous activities.  The Virtual Conference archive is available for one year for online-only and F2F attendees and includes nearly 200 slidecasts from paper, panel, and TechConnect presentation offered in Cleveland, as well as 200 virtual poster sessions.  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.

CHAIR’S RECEPTION $22,500 – VIP reception with conference presenters, committee members, ACRL and ALA 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.

Cum laude ($15,000-22,499)

CONFERENCE APP $20,000 – The primary information tool and scheduler for the conference. In addition to standard benefits, includes: sponsor name on the welcome page.

OPENING KEYNOTE SESSION $15,000SPONSORED BY OVERDRIVE In addition to standard benefits, includes: “Sponsored by (your name)” under the speaker picture on the ACRL 2019 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 $15,000 – In addition to standard benefits, includes: “Sponsored by (your name)” under the speaker picture on the ACRL 2019 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.

INTERNET/RECHARGE LOUNGE $15,000 – Located in the exhibit hall, also includes charging furniture and wifi hotspot. In addition to standard benefits, includes: sponsor-approved/customized splash page with your logo.

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

CLOSING KEYNOTE SESSION  $12,000 SPONSORED BY OCLC – In addition to standard benefits, includes: “Sponsored by (your name)” under the speaker picture on the ACRL 2019 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.

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

Dean’s list ($5,000-9,999)

POSTER SESSIONS $8,000 SPONSORED BY THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY – In addition to standard benefits includes: branding on the virtual poster session archive, available for one year after the conference

ACRL 101/FIRST-TIME ATTENDEE HOSPITALITY $7,500 SPONSORED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE LIBRARY –  In addition to standard benefits includes: verbal recognition from the stage.

SCHOLARSHIP RECOGNITION BREAKFAST $7,500 SPONSORED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA LIBRARIES In addition to standard benefits, includes: verbal recognition from the stage.

EARLY-MORNING COFFEES $5,000 SPONSORED BY CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, AND PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES – In addition to standard benefits, includes: special signage at morning coffee stations

TECHCONNECT PRESENTATIONS $5,000 SPONSORED BY KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIESIn addition to standard benefits, includes: verbal recognition from the stage.

Mortar board (up to $4,999)

GENERAL CONFERENCE SUPPORT UP TO $4,999

PLACEMENT CENTER $4,000 –
In addition to standard benefits, includes: inclusion of logo on online Placement Center materials

INVITED PRESENTATIONS $3,500 SPONSORED BY THE FIVE COLLEGES OF OHIO, IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, AND THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE In addition to standard benefits, includes: verbal recognition from the stage.

LIGHTNING TALKS $3,500 SPONSORED BY OBERLIN COLLEGE LIBRARYIn addition to standard benefits, includes: verbal recognition from the stage.

THINK AND DRINK HAPPY HOUR $3,500 – Opportunity for conference attendees to meet up during happy hour to discuss library-related topics with interested individuals. In addition to standard benefits, includes: special signage at the Think and Drink meeting room.

TRIVIA NIGHT $3,000 SPONSORED BY OHIO UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES– Classic team trivia, with a bit of library-related trivia to boot. Seating is limited to about 200 people who are ready to compete for ACRL glory and fame. Refreshments are provided. In addition to standard benefits, includes: special signage during the Wednesday evening event.

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS $2,500 SPONSORED BY UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA LIBRARIES AND IEEE – In addition to standard benefits, includes: special signage at roundtables

YOGA AND MEDITATION SESSIONS $2,000 SPONSORED BY SAGE – In addition to standard benefits, includes: special signage at room/studio.

RUN/WALK $2,000 – Informal organized run or walk to help conference attendees keep their fitness goals. Held Friday morning, participants will meet at the ACRL 2019 headquarters hotel and split into running or walking groups, depending on participant’s preference. In addition to standard benefits, includes: branded workout sweatband.

WORKSHOP $1,500 (nine available) – In addition to standard benefits, includes: verbal recognition from the stage.

ART LOUNGE $1,000 SPONSORED BY OBERLIN COLLEGE LIBRARY  – In addition to standard benefits, includes: special signage at Art Lounge location.

PANEL SESSIONS $1,000 (forty available) – In addition to standard benefits, includes: verbal recognition from the stage.

CONTRIBUTED PAPER $750 (fifty available) – In addition to standard benefits, includes: verbal recognition from the stage.