The 2023 FLA Annual Conference | May 17-19 | Hilton Daytona Beach

Soak up the beach breeze as we blast into the "New Frontier"! Experience over 30 events, including breakout sessions, receptions, and networking opportunities. Can't attend in person? FLA offers a virtual live-stream option again this year.



Keynote Address
2021 SFWA Grand Master
Nalo Hopkinson


Guest Speaker 
2022-2023 ALA President

Lessa Kanani'opua Pelayo-Lozada


Preconference Sessions (5-16-2023 - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR PRE-CONFERENCE)

In-person and live streaming sessions so everyone can enjoy a great conference experience

Over 25 breakout sessions covering the following areas of interest: Advocacy, Professional & Personal Development, Diversity, Technology, Information Literacy and many more!

President's Reception featuring a 90s/sci-fi themed arcade event

Poster Sessions and Lightning Rounds

Wine Toss is back! to support FLA Scholarships

Networking with library vendors at our Exhibit Hall & Tradeshow in conjunction with refreshment breaks and our opening reception

Scavenger Hunt  

Dinner Sunset River Boat Cruise with dinner included in Extra Event ticket purchase

Closing Lunch Session with Awards and Board Induction Ceremony

Pre-Recorded On-Demand Breakout Sessions 


How was your conference experience? Please fill out the 2023 FLA Annual Conference evaluation. We appreciate your feedback! 

2023 FLA Exhibitors & Sponsors (as of 5/12/2023)

Auto-Graphics, Inc.; Baker & Taylor; Bibliotheca; Book Systems, Inc.; Brainfuse; Brodart Co.; Broward County Libraries Division; Business Expert Press; ByWater Solutions; Comprise Technologies; CRAFT & HOBBY; Creative Arts Unlimited Inc.; D-Tech International USA LLC; Data Axle Reference Solutions; Demco; EBSCO Information Services; EnvisionWare; FE Technologies; Flooringworx; Florida Department of State/Division of Library and Information Services; Florida Humanities; Florida State University - School of Information;  Florida Telecommunications Relay; Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC); Foam Happy LLC; Friends of the State Library and Archives of Florida Inc.; GALE, a Cengage Company; Incident Tracker; Ingram Library Services; Innovative, a part of Clarivate; Insignia Software Corporation; Janway; L3Harris; Library Interiors of Florida; Literal Technologies Inc;  LocalHop; Lyngsoe Systems; Lyrasis; MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE AGENCY; McGraw Hill; Midwest Tape / hoopla; NewsBank inc.; Niche Academy; OCLC; Orange County Library System-The Right Service at the Right Time; OverDrive; Penworthy Company; Playaway Pre-Loaded Products; PressReader Inc.; R George & Associates, Inc.; Sage; SEFLIN; Shell Office Systems and Equipment, Inc.; SirsiDynix; Smart Horizons Career Online High School; StackMap Inc.; Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library; Taylor & Francis Group; Tech Logic Corporation; The Library Supply; Thriftbooks; TLC - The Library Corporation; Today's Business Solutions; Transparent Language, Inc; US Citizenship and Immigration Services; USF
























































































































The FLA Virtual Conference was funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services. The total project cost of $44,678 for the virtual project includes $20,678 in matching funds to the $24,000 in LSTA Federal funds.