American Library Association's (ALA) Annual Conference 2014 to Be Held in Las Vegas

As with all American Library Association (ALA) events, the 2014 event will be hosted at the Las Vegas Convention Center and offers exciting content, engaging and relevant programmes and the opportunity to network with like-minded people.

The 81st annual American Library Association (ALA) conference and Combined Book Exhibit (CBE) is tipped to be a cost-efficient event in the city that never sleeps, Las Vegas! As with all ALA events, this 2014 convention offers exciting content, engaging and relevant programmes and the opportunity to network with like-minded people from the 26th of June to the 1st of July. There is an Early Bird registration open from mid-January 2014 that you should avail yourself of, along with housing opportunities still open.

Following the great success of the 2013 Chicago conference, this year attendees will have access to over 800 exhibitors who will display their books and e-books in the exhibit hall along with the latest in digital content, e-books, innovation, library transformation, community engagement, books and authors, leadership and policy updates, and the added opportunity to enjoy networking and social events. Related events such as preconferences offering in-depth professional development; hundreds of authors; conversations - facilitated and informal, planned and impromptu; the ALA JobLIST Placement Center; and a range of other opportunities may also catch your interest.

At the Las Vegas Convention Center you will find over 500 programs, discussions and fast-paced 45-minute sessions on emerging topics and trends such as connecting teens through YouTube; word-based classification; community/campus collaboration and engagement; TumblarianTalk; "secret shopping;" open-source software; presentation pointers; Pinterest and digital archives; underserved populations; makerspaces and making; thriving as a young leader; the Library as Incubator Project; early literacy; using data; the SuperPAC EveryLibrary; revving up storytimes; Illinois' Soon to be Famous project; and the blurring lines between media, form and genre, along with 36 Ignite speakers with slide presentations.

About American Library Association: The ALA is the oldest and largest library association in the world, providing association information, news, events, and advocacy resources for members, librarians, and library users. Founded on October 6, 1876 during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, the mission of ALA is to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.

About CBE: The Combined Book Exhibit is one of the reputed and reliable book promoting companies in the publishing industry. For more than 75 years, it has been actively showcasing books at the national as well as international book shows. Book authors, publishers, book publishing companies, literary agents, librarians, and other crucial elements of the publishing world have full faith in Combined Book Exhibit to fulfill their promotional and marketing requirements and acquire exposure to their valuable work in the publishing world.

For more information,
Contact: The Combined Book Exhibit
Phone: 914-739-7500, 800-462-7687
Email: Seth Dellon
Janet Fritsch