IYSI Sponsorship Information

The Illinois Youth Services Institute Institute is a joint project of the Library Administrators Conference of Northern Illinois (LACONI) and the Illinois Library Association (ILA), in collaboration with Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) and Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS). The Institute will bring together youth and young adult services librarians from around the state for two days of learning and networking.

Due to limited space, exhibit tables will only be available to conference sponsors. Your company's name and product/service information will be included in the printed program, in addition to listing your company’s name and website link on the IYSI webpage.

Sponsor Exhibit Hours
Thursday, March 16
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.  •  Sponsor Exhibit Reception (no conflict)

Friday, March 17
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.  •  Sponsor Exhibits Coffee (no conflict)
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   •  Concurrent Sponsor Exhibits



Sponsorship includes the following benefits:

Diamond Partnership ($1,000)
• One complimentary exhibit table
• Complimentary email list of conference attendees
• Full-page ad in the conference program book
• Logo exposure in a pre-conference e-mail to all registered attendees
• Logo exposure on conference signage
• Logo exposure on conference website
• Sponsor recognition in conference program book
• Recognition of your representative at the sponsored event, if applicable
• Complimentary internet and electricity
• Ribbons designating Sponsor status

Sapphire Partnership ($500)
• One complimentary exhibit table
• Quarter-page ad in the conference program book
• Logo exposure on conference signage
• Logo exposure on conference website
• Sponsor recognition in conference program book
• Recognition of your representative at the sponsored event, if applicable
• Complimentary internet and electricity
• Ribbons designating Sponsor status

Confirm Your Sponsorship

If you have any questions, please contact Kristin Pekoll at kpekoll@ila.org



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This Institute has been developed by LACONI Youth Services and the Illinois Library Association, in collaboration with Reaching Across Illinois Library System and Illinois Heartland Library System.

IYSI Planning Committee

Co-Chairs
Susan Farnum, Forest Park Public Library 
Alice Kuhn, Hinsdale Public Library 

Members
Jen Abler, Oak Lawn Public Library
Jess Alexander, Morton Grove Public Library
Lisa Barefield, Wheaton Public Library
Sara Bell, Dunlap School District
Lyndsey Carney, Normal Public Library
Kathy Dejnowski, Thornton Public Library
Stuart Griner, Chicago Public Library 
Lindsey Herron, Wood River Public Library
Tiffany Lewis, Eisenhower Public Library
Ellen Popit, Illinois Heartland Library System 
Margae Schmidt, Reaching Across Illinois Libraries System

Staff Liaison
Kristin Pekoll, ILA Conference and Continuing Education Manager

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