Expo

Exhibitor Information  | Sponsorship Opportunities

Exhibitor Opportunities 

Convention and Expo
September 28-30, 2022
Glass City Center
Toledo, Ohio

Exhibit Space Application & Contract (PDF)

Exhibit Hall Map

The Expo is Ohio’s largest marketplace of products and services for libraries. It is held in conjunction with the OLC Convention which draws more than 700 public library administrators, trustees and staff. With special events and a wide range of activities, the exhibit hall is the place for attendees to check out new products, talk with vendors, meet emerging authors, and explore peer poster sessions. This event gives you a diverse audience of library professionals, from libraries all sizes and from all areas of the state. Don’t miss this is opportunity to reach key decision-makers and demonstrate the value of your products and services.

Expo Booth Rate
Standard rate:
$775
10′ x 10′ space
includes back drape, signage, attendee lists

Contact: To reserve your booth space, contact Sandy Diosy at 614-410-8092  x.101

Space is assigned upon receipt of the contract and 50% deposit. Fern Exposition and Event Services will provide you with a service kit after the contract and deposit are received by OLC.

Tentative Expo Schedule: 

Wed., September 28 Thurs., September 29 Fri., September 30
Exhibitor Move-in
8:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Expo Hours
9:30 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.
Expo Hours
9:30 — 11:00 a.m.
Ribbon-Cutting and
Grand Opening Party

5:30 — 7:30 p.m.
Exhibitor Tear Down/Move-Out
11:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m.

NOTE: Blocks of exclusive viewing time for attendees have been built into the Convention and Expo schedule.


Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

Sponsorship provides an excellent opportunity for your business to connect with OLC members. It’s a great way to market your products and services while demonstrating your support for the Ohio library community. The OLC offers five levels of sponsorship starting at $500. Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsorship levels include a FREE BOOTH.

2022 Sponsorship Form (PDF)

Platinum Sponsor — $10,000

  • Free booth in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Full page ad in our Convention and Expo program guide.
  • Opportunity to welcome attendees and say a few words at the Opening General Session.
  • A banner ad to run before each General Session (4) and on the big screen in the Exhibit Hall.
  • One breakout session to network with attendees and provide a product demonstration.
  • Logo will appear on the Convention and Expo app.
  • Logo will be displayed on front page of Convention and Expo website.
  • Complimentary registrations for up to 4 people.
  • Opportunity to be included in Exhibit Hall games.

Gold Sponsor — $5,000

  • Free booth in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Full page ad in our Convention and Expo program guide.
  • Opportunity to say a few words at the Exhibit Hall Grand Opening or Library Evening Reception.
  • A banner ad to run before each General Session (4).
  • One breakout session to network with attendees and provide a product demonstration.
  • Logo will appear on the Convention and Expo app.
  • Logo will be displayed on the Convention Sponsor webpage.
  • Complimentary registrations for up to 2 people.
  • Opportunity to be included in Exhibit Hall games.

 Silver Sponsor — $3,000

  • Free booth in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Full page ad in our Convention and Expo program guide.
  • Opportunity to welcome attendees and say a few words at one of the (4) General Sessions.
  • A banner ad to run before each General Session (4).
  • Logo will appear on the Convention and Expo app.
  • Logo will be displayed on the Convention Sponsor webpage.
  • Complimentary registrations for up to 2 people.
  • Opportunity to be included in Exhibit Hall games.

Bronze Sponsor — $1,500

  • Full page ad in our Convention and Expo program guide.
  • Opportunity to welcome attendees and say a few words at one of the evening events.
  • A banner ad to run before each General Session (4).
  • Logo will appear on the Convention and Expo app.
  • Logo will be displayed on the Convention Sponsor webpage.
  • One complimentary registration.
  • Opportunity to be included in Exhibit Hall games.

Contributing Sponsor — $500

  • Full page ad in our Convention and Expo program guide.
  • Logo will appear on the Convention and Expo app.
  • Logo will be displayed on the Convention Sponsor webpage.

chart of sponsorships