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2022 ArLA Annual Conference Vendor Registration

  • 14 Oct 2022
  • 16 Oct 2022
  • Fort Smith Convention Center, Fort Smith, AR

Registration

  • Vendor registration fee for one draped table and two chairs. Does not include meals or drinks.
  • Additional draped table.
  • Includes boxed lunch at booth. Indicate the names and total number of tickets needed. The total number includes the requester.
  • Includes lunch ticket for the general session in the ballroom. Indicate the names and total number of tickets needed. The total number includes the requester.
  • One paid drink ticket to cash bar for each attendee, and light hors d'oeuvres to be hosted in Vendor Hall, and special vendor listing in the conference brochure. Name and logo on AV Screen Savers. Your organization will receive sign recognition on each food station. 1 Sponsorship available.
  • Breakfast and drinks served in Vendor Hall. The sponsor will receive a vendor listing in the conference brochure. Name and logo on AV Screen Savers. Your organization will receive sign recognition on each food station. 2 Sponsorships are available.
  • Various breakout sessions are held throughout the conference. Organizations have the opportunity to sponsor water/coffee/snacks for the members and presenters in the Vendor Hall. Your organization will receive sign recognition on each refreshment station throughout the conference. 2 sponsorships available.
  • Sponsor will provide registration swag bags with their logo to be passed out to participants.
  • If you would like to have one of your organization’s brochures or business cards already pre-filled into the attendee swag bags, provide us with 300 of your items at this sponsorship level. Items must be received by the registration deadline of September 30th

Register

ArLA Annual Conference: The New Normal

You are invited to register to attend this year’s Arkansas Library Association Annual Conference in Fort Smith, Arkansas. We are so thrilled to offer you a great opportunity to reach out to so many decision makers from libraries across the state. Considering this will be our first in-person conference since the pandemic, we are expecting wide participation and a record-breaking registration!

We greatly appreciate the support that you show the Arkansas Library Association and our library communities through your participation in our conference. We hope to see you in Fort Smith, Arkansas!

Registration notes: For another registration type or to purchase a meal ticket, click on New Registration after your initial registration. When choosing extra meals, the total number includes the requester. So if you have 5 people total, put 4 in the # of guests box.

Vendor Highlights

Friday, October 14th

Load in and Setup:  8am – Noon

Exhibitor Reception:  October 14th 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Drinks and light hors d'oeuvres in vendor exhibit hall (SPONSORSHIP OPEN)

  •       Exhibitor display space for 60, 10' x 10' booths. Each booth will have a 6-foot table, two chairs, electricity.
  •       Door Prize giveaways to provide exposure to exhibitor participants.
  •       Exhibitor Sponsorships Available.
  •       All food breaks and reception will be held in the exhibit gallery.
  •       Free Wi-Fi in Conference Center, we also recommend bringing a hotspot for extra coverage.
  •       Deadline for vendor registration is September 30th, 2022.

All Hands-on Deck!  Don’t Delay!! 

Exhibit space is limited to 60, 10’ x 10’ booths.

Conference and Exhibit location

Fort Smith Conference Center

55 S. 7th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901

(479) 788-8932

For more information, please contact:

Tammie Evans, Adult Services Supervisor

William F. Laman Public Library

(501) 758-1720

tammie.evans@lamanlibrary.org

Hotel Reservations

Reservations may be made
by calling the Wyndham Hotel at 1-479-783-1000.  

Rooms for the conference have been blocked at the Wyndham Fort Smith City Center. When making reservations, ask for the ArLA Conference rate to receive discounted rates.

Conference Hotel

Wyndham Fort Smith City Center

700 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901

(479) 783-1000

Overflow Hotel

Courtyard by Marriott Fort Smith Downtown

900 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901

(479) 783-2100

Key Contacts

Conference Chair

Carol Coffey, Patron Experience and Library Analytics Coordinator

Central Arkansas Library System

Main Branch: 100 Rock Street, Little Rock, AR 72201

Office: (501) 918-3008

ccoffey@cals.org

Exhibitor Chair

Tammie Evans, Adult Services Supervisor

William F. Laman Public Library

2801 Orange Street, North Little Rock, AR 72114

(479) 758-1720

Tammie.evans@lamanlibrary.org

Conference Registrar

Kathleen Ashmore

info@arla.org

Hotel Event Coordinator

Amanda Sanders, Director of Sales

Work: (479) 788-8932

Amanda.sanders@fortsmithar.gov

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