16,597 Librarians, Library Workers and Library Supporters Attend ALA Annual Conference 2016 in Orlando
A lengthy summary of key ALA Annual Conference activities provided by the organization includes attendance figures:
Overall 16,597 librarians, library workers and library supporters attended the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.
The overall number includes 4,995 exhibitors representing 758 companies and organizations
The 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco had a total attendance (participants and exhibitors) of 22,696 while the total attendance at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas was 18,626.
The 2017 ALA Annual will be held in Chicago. The last ALA annual in Chicago was in 2013. Total attendance was 26,362.
Read the Complete ALA 2016 Annual Conference Summary
See Also: Past ALA Annual Conferences, 1876-Present (Locations and Attendance)
See Also: Video Clips: Jamie Lee Curtis Talks Librarians, Books, and Reading During ALA Annual Conference 2016 Closing Keynote
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.