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2017 E-Resource Forum


Burton Barr Central Library | Thursday, February 23rd, 2017



Thank You To Our Sponsors!
Without YOU we would not be able to have this event.

 Breakfast Sponsor:  
 Gale Cengage Learning
 Recreation Sponsor:
 Midwest Tape - hoopla
 Additional thanks to:



A day long forum designed for library staff and vendors focused on electronic resources. Through individual presentations and panel discussions, vendors will showcase their latest products and updates. Issues around statistical reporting, marketing efforts and communication will be given special attention by all vendors.

Most major eResource vendors, along with a wide variety of medium and small sized vendors, are expected to attend. Library staff representatives from most major public, academic and community college across the entire state of Arizona will also be in attendance.

Breakfast, beverages and lunch will be provided and a reception will follow the day’s formal events. Attendance will be capped at 100 attendees so be sure to register soon!


RSVP online:   






Event: 8:15 am –5:00 pm
Reception: 5:00 –6:30 pm (Pizza People Pub)

Event will be limited to 100 attendees, leaving room for 26 vendor attendees total.

Schedule Details

8:15 – 9:00 am: Registration & Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 am: Welcome & Overview

9:15 – 10:15 am: Vendor Presentations

10:15 – 10:30 am: *break*

10:30 – 12:00 pm: Vendor Presentations

12:00 – 1:00 pm: *Lunch*

1:00 – 3:00 pm: Vendor Presentations

3:00 – 3:20 pm:  *break*

3:20 – 3:45 pm:  Panel — Implementations & Communication: Vendor Visits; Vendor Assignments and Territory; New Product Announcements; Marketing

3:45 – 4:15 pm:  Panel — Reporting / Metrics / Stats

4:15 – 4:45 pm:  Panel — Market & Product Trends

4:45 – 5:00 pm:  Questions / Discussion / Wrap-up

5:00 – 6:00 pm:  Reception (Pizza People Pub- Directly across the street from the library on Central Ave.)






A huge thank you to all attending and sponsoring vendors! Without your participation this event would not be possible and we appreciate your involvement. If you have any questions about the event please email AzLA eResource Special Interest Group Chair, Michael Porter.

Details for Vendors

  • Electronic Resource Specialists, Librarians and Administrators from dozens of libraries across the state from all library types are expected to attend.
  • Maricopa, Pima County and Yavapai County will be present.
  • Over a dozen municipalities in Maricopa Co. will be present including Phoenix Public, MCLD, Scottsdale, Mesa and Glendale
  • Arizona State, University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University and Grand Canyon University are expected to be represented as well.
  • eResource staff from attending institutions will be available for in person meetings the days immediately before and after the event for in-person vendor meetings.
  • Attending vendors will get names and emails of all attendees.
  • Vendors will have a table at the back of the room for displays, fliers, etc.
  • By Friday, February 17th please email us a ready to print electronic copy of the 8 1/2 X 11 page (can be double sided) talking about your organization, products, reps, etc. This page will be included in a packet given to all attendees. Email these pages here.

Vendor Presentation Requirements

  • Demos/pitch
  • A brief live demo of stats collection working in/for a library would be appreciated. Laptop with live internet connections will be provided.
  • An electronic and printed list of contacts for attendees to reach out to post-event would be appreciated.
  • Requested to provide (if applicable) demo accounts to requesting libraries.




The Arizona Library Association invites you to sponsor our event. By contributing financially, you contribute directly to its success.

This full day event on Thursday, February 23rd in Phoenix will see eResource managers, librarians and administrators from across the entire state attending to connect with you! Nearly every academic, community college, county, and municipal library organization, as well as representatives from the Arizona State Library, will attend, ready to listen, learn and discuss your products and the future of electronic resources in libraries. We have a full day planned, and the event if nearing full capacity (126 total attendees.)

The event needs your help though! We need sponsors to pay for breakfast, lunch, beverages and our post-event reception. Thank you in advance for making time to attend and sponsor this first ever state-wide gathering of eResource professionals in Arizona. If you have any questions at all please contact us and we’ll get right back to you

Thank you for making this event come to life!

Meal, Beverage and Reception Sponsors

Meal, Beverage and Reception sponsors will be credited:

  • With signage at the meal table, beverage station and reception area
  • In the event welcome address and concluding remarks
  • On the event website
  • In the printed materials all attendees receive
  • On general sponsor board at the registration area
  • On special signage placed around the room recognizing your contributions

Breakfast Sponsorship: $1,250

Beverages Sponsorship: $1,000

Lunch Sponsorship: $2,000

Reception Sponsorship: $1,500

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

Bronze Gold Silver and Platinum sponsorship will be credited:

  • In the event welcome address and concluding remarks
  • On the event website
  • In the printed materials all attendees receive
  • On general sponsor board at the registration area
  • On special signage placed around the room recognizing your contributions

Platinum Sponsorship: $2,000

Gold Sponsorship: $1,500

Silver Sponsorship: $1,000

Bronze Sponsorship: $500

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