WHY BECOME A FLORIDA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION SPONSOR?

Show Support for the Florida Library Community

We invite your support of the Florida Library Conference.  Florida's libraries are a vital resource to the success of our communities and your organization will be recognized at the event as a valued contributor.

Increase your Brand

Take advantage of this special opportunity to feature your company or organization to more librarians than ever before. We have options to feature sponsors for in-person and our virtual audience.  Sponsorship opportunities to feature your company solutions, data and knowledge in brief video infomercials are available.

Support and Grow Your Loyal Customer Base 

The FLA Conference brings together a significant group of professionals in the library community who make up your customer base.  Sponsorships provide you with the opportunity to give back to those who have made an investment in your product and services.

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

Sponsorship/Advertising Form

Platinum Level: President's Reception Sponsor

Audience: In-person
SOLD- L3Harris

One of the most popular events at our conference, the President's Reception is sure to "wow" again this year! We have a fun-filled evening planned with a "19th Hole President's Reception" filled with glow mini-golf, skeeball, wine toss and a dj to keep the party going! 

Benefits:

  • 3-minute speaking opportunity at start of session
  • Recognition by President during reception
  • Prominent display of logo on screen during event
  • Two (2) tickets to in-person reception
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in the 2022 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons
  • An email opportunity to all conference attendees before the conference
  • Promotional item in conference bags (provided by sponsor)
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Platinum Level: Closing Session and Bag Sponsor

Audience: In-person and Virtual
SOLD- GALE

Featuring our distinguished Awards Session with a sit-down Lunch and our Board of Directors Induction Ceremony. This session will be live-streamed for our virtual attendees too! We're also providing all in-person attendees with a conference bag; expected in-person attendees is 300 (maximum); expected virtual attendees- 250+. 


Benefits:

  • 3-minute speaking presentation time at start of closing session
  • One (1) Ticket for Lunch included
  • Prominent display of your company logo on attendee bags
  • Prominent display of logo on screen at start of session
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in the 2022 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons
  • An email opportunity to all conference attendees before the conference
  • Promotional item in conference bags (provided by sponsor)   
Purchase this Sponsorship


Gold Level: Opening Session

Audience: In-person and Virtual
SOLD- Brainfuse

Our Opening Session allows all attendees, in-person and virtual, to gather together and kick off our conference!  Featuring an FLA Welcome and inspiring Keynote Speaker Mirna Valerio (to read more about her, click here) This session will be live-streamed for our virtual attendees too!

Benefits

  • 3-minute speaking opportunity at start of session
  • Prominent display of logo on screen at start of session
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in the 2022 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons
  • An email opportunity to all conference attendees before the conference
  • Promotional item in conference bags (provided by sponsor)
Purchase this Sponsorship


Gold Level: Registration Sponsor

Audience: In-person and Virtual
SOLD- Department of Library and Information Services (DLIS)

The perfect opportunity for every attendee (we're expecting over 550 in-person and virtual attendees) to spot your logo, front and center! 

Benefits:

  • Prominent display of interactive logo on the registration webpage and registration form 
  • Prominent display of signage at registration desk
  • Table for your promotional materials near registration desk
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in the 2022 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons
Purchase this Sponsorship


Gold Level: Mobile App/Wifi Sponsor- $2500 (1 available)

Audience: In-person and Virtual

This fun conference feature is back! Not only will it house all of the need-to-know information but it will also incorporate an interactive scavenger hunt game for all attendees!

Benefits:

  • Prominent display of sponsor logo on mobile app used by all attendees
  • The conference wifi password will be the name of your company
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in the 2022 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons
Purchase this Sponsorship


Gold Level: OnDemand Education Sponsor: $2,500  (1 available)

Audience: In-person and Virtual

Our attendees LOVE the breakout sessions at our conference. This year, FLA is happy to announce an OnDemand Education platform that will house recorded breakout and poster sessions for attendees to watch at their convenience. Access to the OnDemand Education Sessions will be given through the end of the summer...that’s 3 extra months of advertising for your organization!

Benefits:

  • Prominent display of interactive logo on our OnDemand Education Platform
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in the 2022 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons
Purchase this Sponsorship


Gold Level: Name Badges: $2000 (1 available)  

Audience: In-person

Benefits:

  • Prominent display of your logo on all in-person name badges
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in the 2022 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons
Purchase this Sponsorship 

Gold Level:  Friends of FLA Sponsor: $1500 (unlimited)

Audience: In-person and Virtual
SOLD- Florida Association of Health Plans

Benefits:

  • Recognition in sponsor list on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in opening welcome video
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons

Gold Level: Author Tables Sponsor: $1000 (1 available)

Audience: In-person

Benefits:

  • 2 Author Tables reserved for the whole conference
  • Prominent display of logo on Author Table wayfinding signage
  • Recognition in sponsor list on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons
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Video Infomercial: $500 (unlimited)

Audience: In-person and virtual

Benefits:

  • Feature your 2-3 minute video infomercial at the beginning or end of a prominent live streamed general session (sponsor to provide video in mp4 format)
  • Recognition in sponsor list on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in opening welcome video
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons

Silver Level: “Power Lunch” Session $500 + F/B Cost (*estimated $2,500 for up to 50 people) (2 available)

Audience: In-person

Example Menus: Make your Own Tacos; Brown Bag Sandwiches & Sides*Includes:

  • Breakout room 1.5 hours
  • A/V equipment (includes Projector & Screen, bring your own laptop)
  • Lunch Buffet for up to 50 people (based on available menu)
  • Company Logo on signage at breakout room
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • F/B Cost billed to sponsor after the event

 

*Estimate only; FLA does not guarantee any estimate of menu cost, it is included here for budgeting purposes only. 

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Silver Level: Alumni or “Meet & Greet” Reception $350 + F/B Cost (*estimated $2,500 for up to 50 people) (2 available)

Audience: In-person

Includes:

  • Reception room 1.5 hours in evening
  • A/V equipment (includes Projector & Screen, bring your own laptop)
  • Company Logo on signage at breakout room
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • FLA will work with sponsor on menu orders and all food and beverage cost will be billed to sponsor after the event
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*Estimate only; FLA does not guarantee any estimate of menu cost, it is included here for budgeting purposes only.  Estimated menu for 50 ppl might feature (4) Hors d’oeuvres & choice of Beer, Wine and Soft Drinks (note: alcohol estimate can increase or decrease the total, depending on attendees)


Bronze Level: Coffee Station Sponsor

SOLD- Smart Horizons Career Online Highschool

Audience: In-person

Our in-person attendees will have the chance to refuel on caffeine, enjoy a moment to soak in the experience, and wave hello to an old friend at our socially distanced coffee station.

Benefits: 

  • Prominent display of logo on signage at coffee station
  • Table for your promotional materials near coffee station
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in the 2022 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons 
Purchase this Sponsorship

Bronze Level: Poster Session $500 (2 of 3 available)

1 SOLD- Friends of the State Library and Archives of Florida

Audience: In-person

Poster Sessions are back! Presenters showcase projects and events they have completed and want to share with others. This event in the Exhibit Hall is very popular with our attendees.

Benefits:

  • Prominent display of logo on signage in the Exhibit Hall
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in the 2022 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons 
Purchase this Sponsorship


SWAG: PROMO ITEM OR PRINTED INSERT in conference bag (limited to 5; first-come basis): $150

Audience: In-person 

Benefits:

Promotional piece (purchased and shipped by sponsor) inserted in all conference attendee bags.

NOTE: Sponsor must provide a quantity of at least 200 of the item.  Sponsor must provide shipping prior to the event to the FLA office, no later than May 10th.

  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in the 2022 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
 Purchase this Sponsorship

Advertising Opportunity

Conference Program Brocure Ad

Inside Cover- $750* (1 available)
Back Cover- $750* (1 availalbe)
Half Page- $500* (2 available)
1/4 Page- $250* (2 available)

For ad specs and instructions, please contact Karen Layton, FLA Communication & Events Manager at [email protected]. The deadline submit your artwork for publication is April 1, 2022.

*FLA Members receive a 10% discount 

Purchase a program ad