NYLA 2024 Annual Conference & Trade Show


The Oncenter, 800 S State St, Syracuse, NY 13202

Trade Show Hours

Thursday, November 7th | 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday, November 8th | 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Important Dates

  • Registration Opens - March 1
  • Last Day to Submit Digital Sponsorship Materials - June 1st
  • Priority Vendor Payment Deadline - June 1st
  • Trade Show Map Released & Booth Selection (VIP+) - Week of July 1st
  • Trade Show Map Released & Booth Selection (VIP) - Week of July 8th
  • Trade Show Map Released & Booth Selection (Everyone) - Week of July 15th
  • Last Day for Full Refund with $350 Penalty - September 30th
  • FINAL Payment Deadline - Sept 30th
  • Last Day of Booth Vendor Registration (No Refund for Cancellations past this date) - Sept 30th
  • Latest Date to Mail to Syracuse OnCenter + Submit Great Lakes Orders - Oct 25th
  • Move-In Day - Nov 6th
  • Move-Out Day - Nov 8th

Exhibitor Information

Trade Show Terms & Conditions

Great Lakes Exhibitor Handbook

OnCenter Internet, Telephone, and Utilities Services Booking Link (Check Back for NYLA 2024)

NYLA Interactive Trade Show Map (Coming Soon)

NYLA Exhibitor Handbook (Updated Periodically)

Digital & Physical Advertising Materials Form (VIP & VIP+ Booth Packages Only)

Want To Be A Sponsor?

You can learn about our numerous conference sponsorship opportunities here. The deadline is September 30th, 2024 to purchase! 

Why Exhibit at the NYLA Trade Show?

The NYLA Annual Conference brings over 1,000 librarians and library supporters from across NYS. Over a four-day period, they enjoy networking, professional development, awards, and more! A key part of our Annual Conference is the Trade Show. Each year attendees walk the aisles looking for the latest and greatest in library products and services. The Annual Trade Show is critical to connect with the New York library community.

Who attends the NYLA Annual Conference?


  • 82% - Public Librarians
  • 13% - Academic, Special, & Technology Librarians
  • 11% - Library System Representatives
  • 8% - School Librarians
  • 6% - Other

Purchasing Power

  • 38% - Have Final Say in Purchasing
  • 42% - Make Recommendations in Purchasing

What do they think about the Trade Show?

"It was great to see so many vendors in one place, that way you could compare things side by side."

-NYLA 2017 Attendee

"This was my first time at NYLA, and the first time visiting the trade show. I thought it was a great experience, and loved exploring the different booths. "

-NYLA 2016 Attendee

For more information, please contact C at NYLA Marketing at (518) 432-6952 ext. 105