Sponsors & Exhibits:

View the SLA 2019 Annual Conference Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference is the event that brings together information professionals from a variety of fields and creates opportunities for them to learn best practices from each other and their industry partners.


Attracting over 2,000 attendees, the SLA Annual Conference is the largest meeting of special librarians and information professionals in North America. Beyond that, communications about the conference reach exponentially more potential buyers worldwide, including library directors, data scientists, information specialists, and researchers. Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your innovative products and services at this premier event!




The INFO-EXPO Hall was a hit! We are bringing back the most popular features from the 2018 INFO-EXPO Hall and make them even better!  Here’s what to expect in 2019:

  • More dedicated hours at the Info-Expo Hall – We listened to exhibitor and attendee feedback, increasing non-compete hours to the schedule.
  • Main Street SLA – This “conference hub” is a friendly hangout for attendees and exhibitors to meet and socialize.
  • The Park – Attendees and exhibitors alike can unwind with fun jumbo-sized games in a unique space!
  • Exhibitor Theater Presentations – Deliver substantive, case-oriented presentations that relate to your top products and services. Exhibitors can choose a 30- or 60-minute format for one or more formal sessions in the INFO-EXPO Hall.
  • Networking Opportunities –Creating events to drive exhibit traffic to increase engagement between exhibitor and attendee
    • Sunday, June 16: 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm, INFO-EXPO Opening & Lunch in the INFO-EXPO
    • Sunday, June 16: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Opening Reception in the INFO-EXPO
    • Sunday, June 16: 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Fellows and First Timers Reception in Main Street SLA
    • Monday, June 17:12:00 pm -3:00 pm, Lunch available for purchase in INFO-EXPO
      • 1:45 pm -3:00 pm, Champagne & Cake in the INFO-EXPO
    • Tuesday, June 19: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Lunch (voucher) & Fun Zone Competition in the INFO-EXPO



View Exhibitor Opportunities

View Info-Expo Hall Floor Plan


For exhibit, sponsorship and advertising opportunities with SLA during Annual Conference, contact:

Marlena Turner, Media & Event Sales
Email: mturner@sla.org
Phone: 703-647-4900

Kim Daniele, Media & Event Sales
Email: kdaniele@sla.org
Phone: 410-584-1950



The INFO-EXPO will be open at the following times:

  • Sunday, June 16: 12:00 pm – 7:15 pm
  • Monday, June 17: 10:30 am– 3:00 pm
  • Tuesday, June 18: 10:00 am – 1:30 pm