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2018 Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits

Friday, February 9, 2018 - Tuesday, February 13, 2018

How to Register:



Payment for registration and housing will be accepted via check.
Download the PDF of the Midwinter Meeting Registration and Housing Form.

Please send completed registration forms and payment to:

ALA Registration Department
c/o CompuSystems
2651 Warrenville Rd.
Downers Grove, IL 60515
*If paying by check, please make payable to: American Library Association.|

I'm already registered and need to make edits to my record (e.g., add a ticketed event) but don’t have my confirmation.

If you need to make an edit or addition to your registration or housing, please visit your dashboard link, which can be found in your confirmation email. If you need additional assistance or cannot locate your confirmation, please call CompuSystems at 866-513-0760 or email

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


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

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 services are available throughout the Midwinter Meeting.

Cancellation Policy

Registration cancellations must be sent in writing, postmarked by January 9, 2018, to ALA Registration, c/o CompuSystems, 2651 Warrenville Rd. Downers Grove, IL 60515. There is a handling fee of $25 for each registration item cancelled, and no refunds for cancellations postmarked after January 9, 2018. Registrations made after January 9, 2018 are nonrefundable. We cannot offer refunds for Exhibits Only badges or Daily Fees. Refunds are processed after the conference. Email:

Photos/Video Policy

Attendance at this event constitutes permission for your photograph or video to be taken at the event and used for ALA purposes. 

Purchase Orders

Registrations using purchase orders are handled online. Please have the purchase order number available.

Letter of Attendance

The letter can be accessed through your dashboard from your registration confirmation. An email containing your letter of attendance will also be sent when you pick up your badge at registration.

Statement of Appropriate Conduct

Statement Of Appropriate Conduct