ALA Midwinter Meeting Press Kit
The American Library Association (ALA), the oldest and largest library association in the world, holds the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in January. The conference draws more than 10,000 leaders and staff, educators, writers, publishers, Friends of libraries, trustees, special guests and exhibitors from the library and information industry for some 2,000 meetings, programs, discussion groups, events, in-depth conversations and exhibits, united by the theme “The conversation starts here..”
Press interested in registering for ALA Midwinter Meeting press credentials are encouraged to review the ALA's Media Credential Policy.
As part of the conference, the ALA will announce its Youth Media Awards. The ALA will provide a free live webcast of the announcements, courtesy of 3M Cloud Library. Those that are not able to join the webcast can still follow results in real-time by logging on to the ALA Youth Media Awards Facebook page, or via Twitter by following hashtag #alayma.
Special thanks to 2014 ALA Youth Media Award announcements sponsor:
3M Cloud Library
The global leader in Library innovation for over 40 years, 3M is committed to helping libraries connect with the diverse and rapidly evolving communities they serve. The 3M Cloud Library simplifies eBook lending with user-friendly apps and intuitive buying tools. This gives librarians more time for what they do best - helping people. Visit 3M.com/cloud for more information.
Connect with us!
More ways to stay in touch, get updates, join the conversations, and keep up include: Twitter: https://twitter.com/alamw; the Conference Scheduler; the Facebook Event; the Pinterest page; and the conference Tumblr.
Press Room Logistics
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, level two, Grand Hall near registration
Friday, Jan. 24 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 25 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 26 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 27 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
ALA Midwinter in the News
Media Relations Manager