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2019 OLA-WLA Exhibitors & Sponsors

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Sponsorship Registration
Registration deadline: March 6 to be recognized in the printed program

Information for Exhibitors & Sponsors

This year's conference will bring together the Oregon Library Association (OLA) and Washington Library Association (WLA) for four days packed full of professional development opportunities and exciting networking events from April 17 - April 20, 2019 in Vancouver, Washington.

The conference is expected to draw approximately 900 attendees from public, academic, school, and special libraries throughout Oregon and Washington. There is an impressive lineup of speakers and programs that is drawing a lot of interest from our diverse library community.

For more information, please read the 2019 OLA-WLA Exhibitor & Sponsor Prospectus.

2019 Exhibitors

AtoZ Databases
Alden Associates, Inc

AWE Learning
Baker & Taylor 

Blackstone Library
Bound to Stay Bound
Brodart Company
Bushwick Northwest
California Casualty
CCI Solutions
Comprise Technologies
Cover One, Inc.
Cyber Acoustics, LLC
EBSCO Information Services
Emerald Publishing
Emporia State University SLIM
Forest Avenue Press
Gale, a Cengage Company
Girls Who Code
Green Heron Book Arts
Humanities Washington
Ingram Library Services
Integra PaperLESS Business Solutions
Latin American Book Source, Inc.
Linco Micro-image Systems, Inc.
Lorito Books
Lyngsoe Systems
Madden's Mélange
National Network of Libraries of Medicine

New Wind Publishing
NewsBank, Inc.
Niche Academy
Ooligan Press
Oregon Department of Education
Oregon Digital Newspaper Program
Pacific Science Center
Piel Canela Peru
Playaway Pre-Loaded Products
Primary Source
Recorded Books
Sasquatch Books
Scholastic Book Fairs
Scholastic Library Publishing
Seattle Pacific University
SimplyFun, LLC
Spacesaver Specialists, Inc.
Southwest Solutions Group, Inc.
State Library of Oregon
Stop Falling Productions
Technical Furniture Systems, Inc.
Technology Unlimited
ThunderStone Books 
University of Washington iSchool
UpcycleDown Microfiche Jewelry
Urban Libraries Council
Virco Inc.
VR in Libraries
Washington State Library
Weston Woods

Exhibitor Opportunities

Exhibitor Registration

We are sold out of exhibitor booths! Please call (206) 823-1138 to be put on the wait list.

Why exhibit at the 2019 OLA-WLA Conference?

  • Meet many new prospects from all around Oregon and Washington. We expect attendance of approximately 900 attendees from academic, public, school, and special libraries.
  • Talk to buyers. Many attendees control buying or influence purchasing decisions.
  • Find new customers who do not attend national conferences.
  • Enjoy an active show schedule with over 20 hours of exclusive exhibit time – with refreshments, receptions, and raffles in the hall. 

Priority for space assignments will be based on date of receipt of Exhibitor Registration Form and payment. We will attempt to follow the preferences and special requests you note in your online registration. Registration will be open until space is sold out.

Information for Exhibitors

If you've already booked your booth, please take a moment to locate your space assignment on our exhibitor floor plan and make note of your booth number. You may order additional furnishings through our exhibition company (DWS). If you would like to order any AV, including hardwired Internet and electricity, you may place an order with our AV company (PSAV).

Please review the information about loading and unloading at the Hilton, travel and parking, and conference hotels. Exhibitors are able to purchase tickets online for any conference meals and events by April 10. Questions? Email [email protected].

Exhibit Schedule

This schedule is subject to change. There will be at least three events in the Exhibit Hall each day, including the Grand Opening and Finale.

Set up:
Wednesday, April 17, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursday, April 18, 7:00 am – 11:00 am

Exhibit Hours:
Thursday, April 18, 11:30 am – 6:00 pm
Friday, April 19, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, April 20, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday, April 20, after 4:00 pm

2019 Rates

CORPORATE RATE               Exhibitor has five (5) or more employees.
SMALL BUSINESS RATE      Exhibitor has fewer than five (5) employees.
NONPROFIT RATE                 Exhibitor is granted tax-exempt status by the IRS.










2019 Sponsors

Premier Partners

Emporia State University
School of Library & Information Management

The Emporia SLIM MLS Program is an affordable hybrid of weekend classes in Portland, as well as online instruction, enabling face-to-face interaction with faculty and students. A full-time academic advisor is based in Portland.

  Gale, A Cengage Company

Gale, a Cengage company, provides libraries with content and technology and, for more than 60 years, has partnered with libraries globally to empower the discovery of knowledge and insights.

Sustaining Partners

AtoZDatabases is the premier provider of reference databases for Libraries. AtoZDatabases offers Free Job Search, Background/Criminal Search, Business Profiles, People Finder and Mailing Lists. FREE 30 Day Trial! 

Advocate Partners

EBSCO Information Services


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Registration

Don’t miss the chance to get your message out to approximately 900 attendees who will gather for the 2019 OLA-WLA Conference, April 17-20, 2019 in Vancouver, WA. The conference theme is Charting the Unknown Together. Libraries achieve more when they work together, and our vendor partners are an important part of the process. We are pleased to offer you several ways to be a visible presence at the conference.

Premier Partner | $1,000

Sponsor popular all-attendee events and receive recognition during presentations from attentive audiences. Events to be sponsored include all-attendee keynotes and meals. Premier Partners receive:

  • Pronounced logo placement throughout conference
  • 5 minutes at the podium during the event
  • Distribution of your handouts or literature in conference bags (limited to one piece per sponsor)
  • Logo on sponsorship page of conference program
  • Sponsor promotions sent out via social media
  • Logo, link, and 15-word description (provided by sponsor) on conference website
  • Email blast to conference attendees
  • Pronounced logo placement throughout conference
  • A unique sponsorship symbol in conference program for sponsors that also choose to exhibit

Sustaining Partner | $500

Sponsor a reception or other event and receive recognition from an attentive audience. Events to be sponsored include all-attendee receptions and other events. Sustaining Partners receive:

  • Pronounced logo placement throughout reception areas
  • Acknowledgement at the podium
  • Distribution of your handouts or literature in conference bags (limited to one piece per sponsor)
  • Logo and description on sponsorship page of conference program
  • Logo, link, and 15-word description (provided by sponsor) on conference website
  • A unique sponsorship symbol in conference program for sponsors that also choose to exhibit

Advocate Partner | $250

Sponsor a coffee or refreshment break during conference and receive recognition between sessions. Advocate Partners receive:

  • Pronounced logo placement in break areas
  • Distribution of your handouts or literature in conference bags (limited to one piece per sponsor)
  • Logo on sponsorship page of conference program
  • Logo and link on conference website
  • A unique sponsorship symbol in conference program for sponsors that also choose to exhibit

Custom Opportunities

To combine or create your own level, please contact the WLA office at [email protected] or (206) 823-1138.

Partnership Levels

Benefits Premier Sustaining Advocate
Social Media promotion *    
Website presence * * *
Email blast * *  
5 Minutes at podium *    
Inclusion at events * * *
Logo placement * * *
Conference program * * *
Materials in folders * * *
Exhibitor symbol * * *
Social media thanks *    

Advertising Opportunities

Advertising Registration

  Price Specs
CONFERENCE PROGRAM   Ads submitted by sponsor
Back or inside Cover  $800 full page, color, 7.5x10" 
Interior full page $500 B&W, 7.5x10"
Interior half page
$300 B&W,  vertical or horizontal, 7.5x4.75" or 4.75x7.5"
Interior quarter page $175 B&W, 3.5x4.75"
Conference Folders $1,000  Sponsor gets logo placement on attendee folders