AASL National Conference

AASL is the only national professional membership organization focused on school librarians and the school library community. Its National Conference & Exhibition, held every two years, is the leading professional development event for school library professionals. It is also an excellent educational and business forum for the entire library and educational community.


  • 55% non-compete exhibit floor hours that do not conflict with any other programming

  • Targeted audience of primarily K-12 school librarians

  • Prime networking opportunities on the show floor including the AASL Exhibits Opening Reception, exhibit hall lunch breaks, free coffee and sandwiches on the show floor for attendees and author speaking and signing events

  • Traffic draws throughout the hall, like the Best Apps and Best Websites area, Tech Stage, Authorpalooza book signing and reading area and food and coffee stations.

  • Opportunity to promote author signings in your booth through the program guide and mobile app

  • Free speaking opportunities at the Tech Talk Stage and Authorpalooza in the exhibit hall

  • Additional marketing opportunities available exclusively for exhibitors, including the option to purchase pre and post- show attendee lists


Inline Rate: $2,200 per 100 square feet of display space*

Exposed Corner Charge: $200 per corner

Island Rate: $2,350 per 100 square feet, no corner fees apply

*Inline rate includes 6' table, 2 chairs, wastebasket and island rate does not. All 10'x10' and larger booths include 4 registrations per 100 square feet.

Table Top Rate: TBD
For small presses, authors/illustrators and non-profits only. Includes 6' draped table display space only, 2 chairs, wastebasket, 2 registrations (limited to one sign behind table).

App & Coming Pavilion: TBD
For app and websites only. Includes high boy table, one stool, wifi, electric for one device, one registration.


Conference housing can be reserved at https://national.aasl.org/housing/


onPeak is the only official housing company association with the AASL National Conference & Exhibition. While other hotel resellers may contact you offering housing for your trip, they are not endorsed or affiliated with the show and entering into financial agreements with such companies can have costly consequences. If you are contacted by another hotel reseller, please alert AASL by emailing aasl@ala.org.


Exhibitor Move-in
Wednesday, October 20, 2021     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 21, 2021 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hours
Thursday, October 21, 2021 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, October 22, 2021 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 23, 2021 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Move-Out
Saturday, October 23, 2021 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 24, 2021 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


AASL Exhibit Sales
Chuck Wagner

AASL Exhibit Questions
Carmen Guerrero

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