Sponsorship

Increase your visibility and engage with attendees.

ACRL 2021 offers numerous sponsorship opportunities with tangible benefits for every budget.

Become an ACRL 2021 sponsor today!

Become a Sponsor

Contact Margot Conahan
Manager of Professional Development

mconahan@ala.org
312-280-2522

Sponsor now!

Network and engage with more than 3,000 attendees

Attract more booth traffic

Strengthen your marketing and branding efforts

Sponsorship Opportunities

Summa cum laude ($30,000 and up)

EXHIBITS OPENING RECEPTION $30,000 – Appetizer reception for 3,500 attendees in the ACRL 2021 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 – Dessert and cocktail reception for 3,500 attendees.  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 ACRL 2021 wireless internet at the Washington State Convention Center (meeting rooms and public spaces; wifi not provided in exhibit hall).  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 – 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 Seattle, 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.

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 $15,000 In addition to standard benefits, includes: “Sponsored by (your name)” under the speaker picture on the ACRL 2021 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 2021 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.

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

CLOSING KEYNOTE SESSION  $12,000 – 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.

MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK $10,000 (two 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  (two available)  –  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)

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

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

POSTER SESSIONS $5,000 (four available)- In addition to standard benefits includes: branding on the virtual poster session archive, available for one year after the conference.

EARLY-MORNING COFFEES $5,000  – 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 $4,000 (two available) – SPONSORED BY  IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY In addition to standard benefits, includes: verbal recognition from the stage.

LIGHTNING TALKS $3,750 – In addition to standard benefits, includes: verbal recognition from the stage.

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  (two available) –  In addition to standard benefits, includes: special signage at roundtables

YOGA AND MEDITATION SESSIONS $2,500 – In addition to standard benefits, includes: special signage at room/studio.

WORKSHOP $2,000 (twelve available) – In addition to standard benefits, includes: verbal recognition from the stage.

ART LOUNGE $1,500  – In addition to standard benefits, includes: special signage at Art Lounge location.

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

CONTRIBUTED PAPER $1,000 (fifty available) – In addition to standard benefits, includes: verbal recognition from the stage.