Marketing Forum (MF)



The Marketing Forum represents the interests of library marketers and provides a forum for them to network, share ideas and strategies, and develop best practices to disseminate through the ILA website and other channels, including conferences and events.

 



News

Forum Spotlight from the ILA Alert
April 1, 2021
Whether you work in a large marketing department, or wear a part-time marketing hat along with many other “duties as assigned,” check out the ILA Marketing Forum. The Forum represents the interests of library marketers and provides opport…
Forum Spotlight from the ILA Alert
December 16, 2019
The Marketing Forum represents the interests of library marketers and provides a forum for them to network, share ideas and strategies, and develop best practices to disseminate through the ILA website and other channels, including conferen…
Chris Renkosiak, Lincolnwood Public Library District, Named Recipient of the Deborah Dowley Preiser Marketing Award
July 16, 2019
Chris Renkosiak, Head of Marketing at the Lincolnwood Public Library, is the recipient of the 2019 Illinois Library Association Deborah Dowley Preiser Marketing Award. The award recognizes a library employee who has performed excellent work in public…

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Forum Information

Marketing Forum Bylaws


Forum Events

Monthly Roundtable

The ILA Marketing Forum invites library marketers to attend its monthly roundtable. The roundtable events are held for one hour at 11:00 a.m. on the third Friday of every month. This informal event allows marketers the chance to connect with colleagues from across the state and share information and resources. 

All roundtables are free to attend and registration is required. If you have any questions about the roundtables or would like to submit a discussion topic, please contact Tamara Jenkins at tjenkins@ila.org.

Marketing Forum Roundtable - Friday, May 21, 2021 - Details coming soon!


Past Marketing Forum Events

Marketing Forum Roundtable - December 4, 2020

Marketing Forum Roundtable - November 13, 2020

Marketing Forum Roundtable - January 21, 2021

Marketing Forum Roundtable - February 19, 2021

Marketing Forum Roundtable - March 19, 2021


Marketing Forum Mini Conference


Forum Leadership

  1. Karen S McBride Karen S McBride, Manager Barrington Area Library
    Term ends 12/01/2021
  2. Jennifer Jackson Jennifer Jackson, Board liaison Undergraduate Engagement Librarian at University of Illinois at Chicago
    Term ends 06/30/2021
  3. Andrea L Lublink Andrea L Lublink, Member Palatine Public Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2021
  4. Christopher Renkosiak Christopher Renkosiak, Member Head of Marketing at Lincolnwood Public Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2021
  5. Devin de Lima Devin de Lima, Member PR/Marketing Coordinator at Algonquin Area Public Library District
    Term ends 06/01/2021
  6. Emily Glimco Emily Glimco, Member Addison Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2021
  7. Emmeline Guest Emmeline Guest, Member Graphic Designer/Marketing and Communications at Des Plaines Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2021
  8. Kristie Leslie Kristie Leslie, Member Marketing and Design Coordinator at Helen M. Plum Memorial Public Library District
    Term ends 10/15/2021
  9. Melissa Bradley Melissa Bradley, Member Communications Manager at Fountaindale Public Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2021
  10. Sasha Vasilic Sasha Vasilic, Member Public Relations and Marketing Supervisor at Niles-Maine District Library
    Term ends 06/30/2021
  11. Sue Wilsey Sue Wilsey, Member Helen M. Plum Memorial Public Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2021
  12. Tamara Jenkins Tamara Jenkins, Staff liaison Illinois Library Association
    Term ends 06/30/2025

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