AASL National Conference

The AASL National Conference is the only national conference devoted solely to the needs of school librarians. The conference is held every two years and coordinated by a member committee composed of association leaders from across the nation. While it is the primary continuing education activity of the division and a leading professional development event for school librarians, the AASL national conference is also an excellent educational and business forum for the entire library community.  The next national conference will be held October 19-21, 2023, in Tampa, Florida.


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

  • Targeted audience of primarily K-12 school librarians and their administrators

  • Prime networking opportunities on the show floor including the AASL Exhibits Opening Reception, complimentary morning coffee, and attendee lunch vouchers to use in the hall on both Friday and Saturday. 

  • Traffic draws through the hall with separate entrance/exit, coffee stations and food areas.

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

  • Opportunity to submit programs for concurrent program schedulng at no additional cost

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


Inline Rate 2023: $24 per SqFt*

Exposed Corner Charge: $200 per corner

*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: $950
For 501c3 organizations, self-published/independent authors, and technology start-ups only. Two registrations are included, and no additional badges are allowed.  Includes 6' draped table display space only, 2 chairs, and wastebasket.  No standing signage is allowed. Everything must fit on a tabletop display.  Limited number available.


onPeak is the only official housing company associated 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 18, 2023     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 19, 2023 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hours
Thursday, October 19, 2023 5:00 p.m. - 7: 00 p.m.
Friday, October 20, 2023 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 21, 2023 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Move-Out
Saturday, October 21, 2023
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 22, 2023
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


AASL Exhibit Sales
Chuck Wagner

AASL Exhibit Questions
Carmen Guerrero