WHY BECOME A FLORIDA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION SPONSOR?

Maximize your investment in Florida.

Our 2021 conference is one you will want to be part of; it's the best of both worlds with a hybrid event! Take advantage of this special opportunity to feature your company or organization to more attendees than ever before. We have options to feature sponsors in-person and online. As a Conference sponsor, you will maximize your investment. Thank you for supporting Florida libraries!

Support and grow your loyal customer base.

FLA offers many sponsorship opportunities as listed in this registration packet. Sponsorships at every level help to make the Conference a reality. The Conference, in turn, brings into one place a significant group of professionals who make up your customer base. Sponsorships provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Increase the visibility of your company and brand at the Conference beyond the exhibitor booth.
  • Show support for the Florida library community.
  • Give back to those who have made investments in your products and services.
2021 SPONSORSHIP/ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES FORM 

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Some opportunities marked are reserved for last year's FLA Sponsors. If they are not confirmed by January 8th, 2021, they will be available to you for purchase. 

Platinum Level: Closing Session and Bag Sponsor

Audience: In-person and Virtual
SOLD- GALE, A Cengage Company

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 200 (maximum); expected virtual attendees- 450+. 


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 2021 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) 

 

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!

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 2021 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)


Platinum Level: OnDemand Education Sponsor: $4,000  
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 2021 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons

Gold Level: Opening Session
Audience: In-person and Virtual
SOLD- Brainfuse

Featuring an FLA Welcome, Sit-down Lunch and inspiring Keynote Speaker Ryan Dowd. 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 2021 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)

Gold Level: Mobile App/Wifi Sponsor
Audience: In-person and Virtual
SOLD- R. GEORGE & ASSOCIATES

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 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 2021 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons


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 700 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 2021 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons

Silver Level Exclusive Virtual Sponsor: Online "Happy Hour" Sponsor: $1,000
Audience: Virtual

The perfect way to unwind after a full day of online learning! FLA will be hosting a “Happy Hour” with comedian Harrison Greenbaum (you might've seen him on the hit tv show "America's Got Talent!") for our virtual attendees! We are expecting 150-200 attendees.

Benefits:

  • 3-minute speaking opportunity at beginning of session
  • Prominent display of logo on screen during event
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in the 2021 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)

Silver Level: President's Panel Sponsor

Audience: In-person and Virtual
SOLD- George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida

New this year~ A session dedicated to our "Lead Inclusively" theme, moderated by 2020-2021 ALA President Julius C. Jefferson. This event will be live streamed for our virtual attendees too!

Benefits:

  • 3-minute speaking opportunity at beginning of session
  • Recognition by President during reception
  • Prominent display of logo on screen during event
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in the 2021 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)


Bronze Level: Coffee Station Sponsor
Audience: In-person
SOLD- FACRL

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 2021 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons


Bronze Level: Lightning Rounds: $500
Audience: In-person

New this year~ FLA is introducing a new feature in our Exhibit Hall that will house our popular Lightning Rounds. These quick-paced sessions , for attendees-by attendees, pack a lot of punch and we are excited to feature them in our “Education Pods.”

Benefits:

  • Prominent display of logo on signage in the Educational Pod
  • Table for your promotional materials in the Educational Pod
  • Recognition on FLA website
  • Recognition in sponsor list on cover of program brochure given to all attendees
  • Recognition in the 2021 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal
  • Logo on large entrance unit display signage at event
  • Special sponsor ribbons

ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Website Advertising: 3-month banner ad $350/ 6-month banner ad $500 (2 available)
Audience: In-person and virtual
SOLD- Bibliocommons, Friends of the State Library and Archives of Florida

Our website becomes a flurry of activity, especially during the 6 months leading up to our annual conference. In 2020 we had an average of 3,900 users per month with a high of 7,800 users in October (conference month). The closer it gets to May 2021, more people visit our website, and with the inclusion of a virtual component this year, those numbers are likely to climb!

Benefits:

  • Prominent display of your banner ad (horizontal size 150 pixels x 700 pixels) on FLA’s Conference Highlights page.
  • Recognition in the 2021 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal


SWAG: PROMO ITEM OR PRINTED INSERT in conference bag (limited to 5; first-come basis): $150
Audience: In-person and virtual
SOLD- Wolters Kluwer

Benefits:

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

NOTE: Sponsor must provide a quantity of 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 2021 spring edition of Florida Libraries journal

 

2021 SPONSORSHIP/ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES FORM