Advertising/Marketing

Stay connected to the Texas library community year-round with advertising through TLA.

Texas Library Journal (TLJ)
Advertise in the only Publication dedicated to Texas Librarians: the Texas Library Journal! - Texas Library Association members and their staff rely on the Texas Library Journal to keep current on the latest trends, issues, products, and services related to their industry. Contributing articles are written by TLA members dedicated to their profession and to their fellow librarians. INSERTION ORDER/ CONTRACT

Aisle by Aisle Exhibitor Guide & Coupon Book
Give annual conference attendees an added incentive to visit your booth. Distributed at attendee registration.

More ways to be visible in the Texas marketplace:

Exhibit at the Annual Conference
Don’t miss the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the Texas library market. Over 6,500+ Texas librarians/library staff attend the TLA annual conference each spring.

Online Buyers Guide
As a bonus to TLA exhibitors, you can promote your business online 24/7. Be sure to review and update your information as needed.

Sponsorship
Learn more about how you can support TLA while enhancing your firm with your sponsorship investment.

Onsite Branding Opportunities  
Promote your brand with many choices of signage in the lobby and high traffic areas of the Austin Convention Center in Austin. All contracts, payments, and artwork due March 1. Submit contract here.

List of TLA Members & Conference Attendees
Send your invitation or promotion by email or direct mail to TLA members or conference attendees (pre or post conference).  

Promote with a TLA Reading List Logo
Want to promote using a TLA reading list logo?  Contact Cindy Boyle to learn about this great opportunity.  

Membership
Grow your business by joining TLA! 

  • All exhibitor representatives are eligible to join TLA. A $100 annual dues is an investment of $8.50 per month. 
  • You receive all member benefits including voting privilege, member/officer access, up-to-date information on legislature, conference, and year-round opportunities.
  • Your profession relies on the strength of our libraries and TLA is the voice of our profession in Texas. Your investment matters!
  • We recommend that all vendors join ERT. Exhibitors Round Table (ERT) promotes greater communication between librarians and sales representatives.

Join today! Your $100 membership is an investment in your professional organization.

SCLRT:  Support their annual raffle fundraiser by donating gift cards or certificates. Contact Michelle Slonaker for more information.

 

Storytelling Concert is sponsored by the Storytelling Round Table. Only exhibitor storytellers are eligible to be part of the Concert.

ERT Social is sponsored by Exhibitors Round Table – All exhibitors are encouraged to join ERT! Login to badge registration in February to buy your golf outing ticket.

TBA Luncheon Door Prize Donations: We invite you to be one of our generous door prize donors at the Texas Bluebonnet Award Author Luncheon. ALL exhibitors are encouraged to take advantage of this AWESOME marketing opportunity! Please click this link for additional information about donating a door prize! Contact Emily Gardner to submit a description of your contribution; door prizes large and small are now being accepted!.

Texas Tea YART is seeking $500 sponsors. This is the premier event for YA literature enthusiasts where librarians stay put as authors move from table to table sharing stories over tea and pastries. More info on Texas Tea here.

TLA Reading Lists! Learn about how you can promote books in Texas by submitting your books to be nominated on the many TLA reading lists. Our reading lists are recommended by TLA librarian members, ranging from toddler to adult readers. The Texas Bluebonnet Award is our most popular as it is a children's choice award for 3rd-6th grade readers. See all reading lists hereWant to promote using a TLA reading list logo?  Contact Cindy Boyle to learn about this great opportunity.  

You are encouraged to attend conference meal events. Purchase your tickets to events via your badge registration in February. Login here.

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Created on Sep 18, 2015 | Last updated October 14, 2018