ALA Releases 2014 Annual Conference Attendance Figures; About 7,000 Fewer Attendees, 500 Fewer Exhibitors vs. 2013 in Chicago
From the American Library Association:
More than 13,000 attendees learned the many ways that libraries transform communities [more than 2,5000 events], while more than 5,600 exhibitors demonstrated their wares during the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference & Exhibition, held June 26 – July 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Over 800 companies and organizations exhibited at the 2014 conference.
2014 Las Vegas
2012 Anaheim, Calif.
The 2015 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition will take place in San Francisco from June 25 – 30.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.