November 21, 2017

ALA Annual Conference Attendance of 21,063 Represents Lag from 2007

By Norman Oder

Attendance for the 2008 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Anaheim, as of yesterday, was 21,063, including 15,436 registrants and 5627 exhibitors, reported ALA executive director Keith Fiels this morning. That compares to 26,846 at the same juncture during the 2007 conference in Washington, DC, and 16,309 during the 2006 conference in New Orleans. LJ on Monday reported on the pre-conference numbers.

(Check the LJ 2008 ALA Annual Conference page for more live coverage.)