The Technology Conference for Information Age Librarians
March 13-15, 2002 • Washington Hilton & Towers • Washington, DC
Invitation to Exhibit

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The 17th Computers in Libraries conference and exhibition will be held at the Washington Hilton and Towers, Washington, DC, March 13-15, 2002. Computers in Libraries is the leading conference for librarians and information professionals who need to know about the latest technologies, equipment, software, and services available. Under the sponsorship and management of Information Today, Inc., Computers in Libraries attendance has grown substantially in the past five years and promises to reach new heights in 2002 in both attendance and quality of presentation. Exhibit space is limited, however, so reserve your booth today!

Who Should Exhibit?
Computers in Libraries features the most comprehensive exhibit of library technology and services in North America. Attendees can see, test, and compare virtually any system, product, or service that will help them do their jobs more efficiently, enabling them to provide state-of-the-art information services to their patrons and end users. CIL exhibitors include producers and distributors of:

  • Library systems and software
  • Library security systems
  • Internet products and services
  • CD-ROM/DVD products and services
  • Computer hardware and software
  • Document delivery services
  • LANs and WANs
  • Cataloging services
  • Database products
  • Online services
  • Internet access and software products
  • Imaging technologies
  • Data entry and conversion services
In short, every technology-related product for the information age librarian will be featured.
Exhibit Hours
Wednesday, March 13, 2002 9:45 AM to 5:45 PM
Thursday, March 14, 2002 9:45 AM to 5:45 PM
Friday, March 15, 2002 9:45 AM to 3:00 PM
 Tuesday, March 12, 2002 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday, March 15, 2002  3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

The meeting sponsor, Information Today, Inc., has a comprehensive promotional program scheduled to insure a large turnout of librarians, information professionals, and interested end users. The preliminary program will be mailed to over 100,000 qualified prospects in the United States and Canada. Over 3,000 attendees are expected at Computers in Libraries 2002. Information Today, Inc. is also the sponsor and organizer of InfoToday, Internet Librarian, Internet Librarian International, and KMWorld. 

Free Conference Registration
Each exhibitor receives one free conference registration, which provides the designated individual with access to all sessions—a $325 value. Group discounts are available for exhibiting companies that wish to register additional individuals for the conference. Booth personnel not registering for the conference itself will receive badges allowing them access to the exhibit area at no charge.

Exhibit Tickets
Each exhibitor will automatically be given a supply of 100 exhibit tickets to send to clients and potential clients. Additional tickets may be obtained upon request.

Standard exhibit booth size is 8’ x 10’. However, the floor plan has been configured to provide some 10’ x 10’ booths, as well as larger in-line booths. (See floor plan for dimensions and prices.)  All booths include backdrop and side rails. The exhibit hall is not carpeted; exhibitors may order carpeting and additional furnishings through the official contractor, GES Exposition Services.

Whom to Contact

Carol Nixon 
Exhibits Manager, General Information

Mike Zarrello
Advertising, Sponsorships, and Exhibit Sales Director

Information Today, Inc.
143 Old Marlton Pike, Medford, NJ  08055-8750
Phone: 609-654-6266
FAX:  609-654-4309

Additional Promotional Opportunities

Portfolio Service
Exhibitors wishing to include their product literature in the portfolio given to each conference registrant are invited to do so. An insertion in the portfolio should weigh no more than 1 ounce. Each insertion costs $595. The number of pieces required should be confirmed closer to the meeting date (approximately February 2, 2002).

Advertising in the Program
Full-page and half-page advertisements may be reserved in the Official Meeting Program at the following Black and White rates:

Full Page (7" x 10") $1,350 
Half Page (7" x 5")  $1,150

Premiums for inside covers are $475 and the premium for the back cover is $525. Premiums for special positions are $195. Inquire about rates for additional colors. Closing date for ad materials is February 9, 2002.

Advertising in Associated Publications
Information Today, Inc. publishes numerous titles for the information and library communities. These include Information Today, Computers in Libraries, Searcher, Link-Up, KMWorld, and MultiMedia Schools, all of which will have bonus circulations to be distributed at Computers in Libraries.

There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available for exhibitors wishing to highlight their presence at this premier event.

Whom to Contact
For further information on all of the above promotional opportunities please call Mike Zarrello at 609-654-6266 x132 or e-mail


The Technology Conference for Information Age Librarians
March 13-15, 2002 • Washington Hilton & Towers • Washington, DC
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