For immediate release | September 2, 2011

Bundle for 2012 ALA Midwinter and Annual, Pre-Midwinter event registration open

CHICAGO - Registration is now open for the most cost-effective way to attend both Midwinter Meeting (Jan. 20-24 in Dallas) and Annual Conference (June 21-26, Anaheim, Calif.) in 2012. Register before Sept. 30 to save on both and find travel, housing options and schedule-at-a-glance information on the site.

The ALA 2012 Bundle not only offers savings on registration, but also first choice on Midwinter Meeting housing—accessible immediately on registration—and for Annual Conference housing the minute it opens. (Bundle registrants get a special heads-up!) In addition to discounted room rates, all Midwinter Meeting and most Annual Conference hotels include complimentary in-room Internet.

A unique offer on ALA Virtual Conference (information coming soon) will be extended to all Bundle registrants.

Registration is now also open for Pre-Midwinter Institutes and Special Events hosted by AASL, ALCTS, ACRL, CFL (formerly ALTAFF), LITA, OLA and YALSA. Some of these events will fill up, so buy tickets early to avoid disappointment.

In addition to the best networking and career connections, attending Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference in 2012 offers:

  • 500+ discussion groups and programs
  • Topic-specific Institutes and Pre-Conferences
  • Tools for advocacy
  • ALA JobLIST Placement Center
  • Unforgettable speakers, memorable events
  • 800+ exhibitors
  • Immediate online and offline community
  • Fun social events
  • Networking Uncommons
  • Free access to selected ALA Virtual Conference electronic archives

The ALA looks forward to welcoming everyone to Dallas and then to Anaheim.

For more information, please visit