Registration Rates

Get ready now to expand your network, build your knowledge, and improve your profession!

Full Registration package offers access to the exhibit hall beginning Friday evening; the Symposium on the Future of Libraries and all related sessions; discussion groups and meetings; the ALA President's Program, all speaker events, including the Auditorium Speaker Series; award announcements; a program book, a conference bag, and more!  Full registration covers dates February 9 through February 13, 2018, and most sessions - excluded are Institutes and optional ticketed events. Exhibits Only passes will cover access to the exhibit floor only (Sat., February 10 - through - Mon., February 12, 2018).

Please note that you must be registered for the conference in order to book a hotel room. To book a room, please use the link to your personalized dashboard found in your registration confirmation email.

2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits Registration Rates



Midwinter Opens:


Early Bird

Early Advance



One Day Pass

September 13, 2018, 12:00pm (Central)

Until October 18, 11:59am (Central)

Until December 13, 11:59am (Central)

Until February 2, 11:59am (Central)


(Full conference registration for a single day)

ALA Member*

(ALA and Division Members)


Other Member*

(Retired, Student, Life, Trustee, Non-Salaried, and Support Staff)




Exhibits Only

Please note: For use on the exhibit floor Sat., Sun., and Mon.



*Must show proof of membership

* Register Now *

Note: The majority of the conference will take place in the Colorado Convention Center. Some sessions will occur at various, nearby hotels (dependent upon the sponsoring unit). Detailed location information for sessions will be available when the Scheduler opens.


If you try accessing the registration system with an assistive technology and experience difficulty, please call CompuSystems at 866-513-0760 or email alaregistration@compusystems.com.

If you require accessibility assistance to book your housing, please call onPeak at 800-584-9047, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST.

Accessibility options are offered throughout the Midwinter Meeting.

Conference Registration Incentive

ALA will continue to offer a cost savings for those who register for both the Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits and the Annual Conference & Exhibition hosted in any given year.

Midwinter full registrants that register by December 13, 2017 will receive a link to access discounted registration rates on January 9, 2018 - before the 2018 Annual Conference registration site opens to non-midwinter registrants. This link will supply you with a discount  (valid through February 20) that you can apply to your registration.