Advertising Opportunities

Advertising Opportunities

Support your show promotion with effective advertising.

Cognotes, Focus on the Exhibits, electronic newspaperCognotes

View the Midwinter Virtual issue at this link


Cognotes, Focus on the Exhibits, electronic newspaper will be sent to registered attendees and ALA members to promote the Annual Virtual The Library Marketplace: Exhibitors, Stages & Resources.

There will be three issues, May, June and the Wrap-up in July.

This is a great place to advertise your Exhibitor Session presentation, highlight your Meet the Authors participation, get attendees excited about your Swag-a-palooza give-away.


Artwork specs: 800 x 1200 pixels for a full page. JPEG preferred, PNG or GIF files can be accepted.

Advertising Rates: (for one price you get all three issues)

Full Page - $1,500

2-Page Spread - $2,200

Library Champions receive 10% off

Silver and Gold sponsors receive 15% off

Platinum sponsors receive: 1 full page ad, 15% off additional ads

Note: discounts cannot be combined.

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Deadlines Extended:
All orders due May 13
May Issue Artwork due: May 17
June Issue Artwork due: June 7
Post-show Issue Artwork due: June 14 

Instructions on submitting artwork will be sent with order confirmation. Contact Karen Neuharth, [email protected] with questions on submitting artwork.

Advertiser may supply a different ad for each issue.

Conference Session Slide Advertising

Conference Session SlideHighlight your participation in ALA Annual Virtual with a Conference Session Slide advertisement. One slide in conference session break slide deck – slide will be viewed a minimum of one time per minute. 

Slide deck will run before and after all general sessions, featured speakers, and conference sessions as time permits.
(limit 1 per organization)
(available to Standard, Upgraded, Silver, Gold, and Platinum exhibitors)

  • Standard Exhibitor - $1,000
  • Upgraded or Silver Exhibitor - $850
  • Gold Sponsor - $600
  • Platinum Sponsor - complimentary

Specs: JPEG file at the highest resolution. 300 DPI or if they're 72 DPI file sizes of at least 1Mb preferably. Either 4:3 or 16:9 Aspect Ratios are acceptable. 
Materials due by May 25

Send materials to Karen Neuharth, [email protected].

Sign UpReserve Conference Slide Advertising.


For more information, contact:

Rich Widick, Zach Erickson
[email protected]
Rich: 630/929-7918; Zach: 630/929-7934
Fax: 630/434-1216 or 630/756-5335