CALCON 2018 - Exhibitors

September 13, 2018 9:00 AM to September 15, 2018 12:30 PM

Embassy Suites, 4705
Clydesdale Parkway
Loveland, CO 80538
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The Colorado Association of Libraries (CAL) invites you to experience an opportunity like no other. The annual Colorado conference attracts over 500 librarians from across Colorado for networking and professional development – bringing all types of decision makers together in one location. Exhibitors are a key part of this, as they help to "Ignite the magic" of innovative ideas, inspiring stories, and meaningful connections that enable libraries to survive and thrive for years to come.

CALCON18 simply could not happen without our amazing exhibitors! And the best part? They are here just for you! Make sure to get the most out of your time in the Exhibit Hall!

  • Draft a list of your organization's needs in the next 6-12 months.

  • Scan the list of Exhibitors and to see who might be able to help you and your library meet its goals.

  • Be sure to draft questions you want to ask.

  • Use the Exhibit Hall map in the printed At-A-Glance or CALCON18 app to plan your approach.

  • There are TWO receptions with great food, so get some sustenance for your visits!

  • It’s all about relationships, so have real conversations. Share what you need, and keep them informed.

  • Set an appointment with your favorite vendor. Meet for an early breakfast or coffee!

  • Follow your favorite vendors on social media. Vendors can educate you on the latest trends and technology.

  • Gather names and business cards from everyone you meet. You never know what connections you may need down the road!

  • Make sure to spend time looking for opportunities.

  • Pump up the fun with our Exhibitor Game! Prizes awarded daily!

BOOTH RATES UNTIL JULY 15, 2018

  • STANDARD 8'x10' $600.00 (includes 1 conference reg)

  • STANDARD 8'x20' $900.00 (includes 2 conference reg)

BOOTH RATES AFTER JULY 15, 2018

  • STANDARD 8'x10' $750.00 (includes 1 conference reg)

  • STANDARD 8'x20' $1,050.00 (includes 2 conference reg)

EXHIBIT BOOTH INCLUSIONS

  • 8’ high pipe and drape background

  • Table, chairs, wastebasket

  • Complementary WiFi & electricity

  • Company listing in conference program

  • 24 hour secured space

  • Nightly vacuuming and trash removal

  • Inclusion in Exhibit Hall Game

  • Conference time dedicated to exhibit hall visit

EXHIBIT HALL GAME

Exhibit Hall Library Card: all exhibitors will be automatically included in this game. Conference attendees will receive a daily map of the Exhibit Hall along with an old fashioned library circulation card to visit each exhibitor cards turned in with 10 stamps will be eligible each day. (Game is subject to change.)

EXHIBIT HALL HOURS

Thursday, September 13, 2018
Exhibitor Setup: 8:30 am - 4 pm
Opening Reception
4:30 - 6:00 PM

Friday, September 14, 2018
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Closing Reception
4:30 - 6:00 PM

ADDITIONAL DEADLINES

A signed application for exhibit space must be received by August 1, 2018 to guarantee an exhibit booth at the conference.

Exhibit booth reservations that remain unpaid after 21 days will be released back into inventory.

Tickets

$600.00 Standard 8'x10' Booth
$750.00 after 12:00 am July 16

$900.00 Standard 8'x20' Booth
$1,050.00 after 12:00 am July 16