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ALA Annual Conference Onsite Fees

Registration Rates for onsite Registration are:

ALA Personal Member - $220*
One Day ALA Personal Member - $125*
ALA Retired Member - $130*
One Day ALA Retired Member - $75*
Full-Time Student - $70.00
One Day Full-Time Student - $50
Non-Member - $335.00
One Day Non-Member - $185
Exhibits Only - $25
Exhibits Plus - $35

*Proof of membership required to receive ALA member rates.

Advance registration for the 2004 ALA Annual Conference is now CLOSED. Onsite registration will open on Thursday, June 24, 2004 at 7:30am. Registration will be located on Level 1 Lobby B of the Orange County Convention Center. Photo ID is required.

Registrations hours are:

Thursday, June 24 - 7:30am - 6:00pm
Friday, June 25 - 7:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday, June 26 - 7:30am - 5:00pm
Sunday, June 27 - 7:30am - 5:00pm
Monday, June 28 - 7:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 29 - 7:30am - 1:00pm

What Do You Get With Your Registration?

Included in your full conference registration is the following:
- The Opening General Session
- President’s Program
- All meetings and educational programs
- Entrance to "The Stacks," the World’s #1 Library Tradeshow Exhibits
- The Scholarship Bash at Universal Studios (if you did not opt out)
- The Auditorium Speaker Series
- The Closing Session

The Exhibits Only Registration includes only entrance to the exhibits for all four days. The Exhibits Plus Regsitration includes entrance to the exhibits for all four days, plus entrance to the Opening General Session.

Join as a First-Time Member and Save!

First time members can join ALA at the special rate of $50. Add the $50 new member fee with the member registration fee and save up to $25 over the non-member registration fee. Call 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5108 to request a membership application. Membership application and registration form must be submitted at the same time, on paper. Please print out the paper form and submit with the membership application.

Exhibit Only Registration

Visit the exhibits only, for $25. An exhibits only pass is good for all 4 days of the exhibits (Saturday-Tuesday). An exhibits plus pass is available for $35, and includes the Opening General Session.

Exhibit only and plus badges will be available on site. No refunds for Exhibits Only or Plus registration.


The ALA Registration office will e-mail or mail a registration confirmation to all registered attendees. If you do not receive a written confirmation within three weeks, please call ALA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-545-2433 to verify your registration status.


If registration is received by May 21, 2004, your badge will be mailed to you no later than two weeks before the conference.

Badges will not be sent to countries other than the U.S. and Canada. Residents of other nations may pick up badges at the Advance Registration Desk in the Orange County Convention Center.

Refunds and Cancellations

Substitutions are welcome at any time. Otherwise, registration cancellations must be made in writing and postmarked or faxed by May 21, 2004. Cancellations of Conference or Preconference registration will result in a full refund less a $25 processing fee. Meal Functions or Other Events may be cancelled in writing by May 21, 2004 with no penalty. No phone cancellations will be accepted. No refunds for cancellations postmarked after May 21, 2004. No "Exhibits Only" or "Exhibits Plus" refunds. Refunds will be processed after the Annual Conference. Refunds will be processed after July 1, 2004, please allow 4-6 weeks to receive your check.

Children’s Policy

Strollers are permitted on the exhibit floor, but only if there is a child in them at all times. Unescorted children are not permitted on the exhibit floor. Children under the age of five must be restrained at all times (stroller, back pack, etc.). Any child over the age of five must have an exhibits only badge to be admitted to the exhibit floor. These badges are available at onsite registration for $25. An adult must accompany all children under the age of 16.








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