Virtual Exhibit Hall


Join us in the Virtual Exhibit Hall!

* Open Friday, January 22 through Monday, January 25 *


There's lots to see and do in the Virtual Exhibit Hall.  Attendees will engage with exhibitors in virtual booths, attend exhibit educational sessions, and hear from exciting speakers on the Exhibits' Presentation Stages. 


A Special Day of Exhibits!

ALA Midwinter Virtual will open on Friday, June 22
with a day dedicated to "Exhibits" only.

The day will begin with a morning coffee get-together, then join us as we open the Hall
with an entire day of educational sessions, exciting speakers, music, demos, swag, and more.
To end the day, we'll see you at the Happy Hour!

The day's schedule will be announced soon.


Exhibitor Booths

Visit with knowledgeable experts on various products and titles. Booths will list company information, Title/Product Showcase listings, Swag-a-palooza give-a-ways, and more.

* A full list of participating exhibitors will be listed soon. *

Exhibitor Sessions

Exhibitor Spotlight Sessions will open on Friday, January 22 and
continue throughout the conference.

* Stay tuned for a full schedule of sessions. *

Presentation Stages

Hear from exhibitors who will present on new titles
and NEW! this year, Stage Keynote Speakers.

*Stay tuned for a full schedule of sessions and speakers.*


Book Buzz Theater

Book Buzz Theater

Hear the latest “Buzz” about the newest titles from your favorite publishers.

Diversity in Publishing Image

Diversity in Publishing Stage

Featuring authors from diverse genres, 
highlighting diverse voices across the industry.

Chapter One Stage Image

Chapter One Stage

Featuring panels of new and emerging authors with each presentation
focusing on a single genre. Hot topics will also be featured as a
jumping-off point for new issues impacting libraries and publishing.


Front Porch Stage Image

Front Porch Stage

Hear from a wide-range of solo acoustic acts
in various musical styles.


Graphic Novel and Gaming Stage Image

Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage

Hear from the authors, illustrators, and creators of the hottest games and
graphic novels. Learn more about the art of graphic novels and illustration;
how games and gaming inspire creativity and social interaction; and
how comics in the library and in the classroom can help
inspire and reach reluctant readers.


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PopTop Stage: Popular Topics, Everyday

Offering "favorite book" genres, including mystery,
humor, romance, technology, and travel with readings,
discussions, panels, and presentations. 


"Tech Talk" Stage

The place to learn about new technologies making their way into libraries,
and how technology impacts our work and personal lives. Discover the new
tools available to engage with your co-workers and patrons, how to deliver service,
and the ways to deal with the benefits and shortcomings of those opportunities.


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ThinkFit @ ALA Health & Fitness Stage

Focus on wellness, instructional, fitness, and nutrition with
cookbooks that lead to a healthy lifestyle. 


What's Cooking @ ALA Stage Image

What’s Cooking @ ALA Stage

View presentations and demos led by the hottest chefs, latest
cookbook authors, and the "best-in-the-business" foodies.




Additional Features in the Virtual Exhibit Hall:


Book Buzz Bites Image

Book Buzz Bites  are "bite-size" sessions, sponsored by exhibitors and
appearing throughout the conference, before or after sessions and speakers.


Diversity in Publishing Image

The Diversity in Publishing Title Showcase is a website
listing digital references of diverse titles.


Attendees will be able to schedule a time to Meet the Authors.


Live from the 25 Podcast Booth Image

Featured podcasts will be available at the
Sound Garden's Live from the 25 Podcast Booth.