Friday, June 20, 2014

Call for Workshop Proposals: The 2014 Library Communications Conference

Call for Workshop Proposals: The 2014 Library Communications Conference
A gathering of library communications professionals from across the United States

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 Library Communications Conference (formerly ALCOP) will take place on October 6-7, 2014 in Philadelphia. Now in its fourth year, this conference is attended by library communications professionals from across North America. The Conference features two keynote speakers and over 20 relevant workshops. 

This year, we will offer two tracks at the Conference - a track in library communications and outreach and a new track in library fundraising and development.

We are now accepting workshop proposals for 60 minute sessions on any topic related to library marketing, public relations and outreach. 

Workshop topics include, but are limited to, the following ....
  •  email marketing    
  • social media marketing 
  • marketing research
  • public relations
  • reputation management 
  • search engine optimization (SEO)
  • special event planning
  • community outreach
  • program development
  • outreach to underserved populations 
  • creating marketing plans and strategies 
  • branding and/or positioning
  • YouTube and video for marketing
  • customer relationship management
  • internal communications
  • internal and external publications  
  • fundraising and development
The deadline to submit proposals for consideration is Wednesday July 16, 2014.  Workshop presenters will attend the Conference at a special reduced early registration rate and will be responsible for their own travel and lodging.

Proposals should include the title of the workshop, the names of the presenter(s), a short description of the workshop, and a short bio of the presenter(s).

All proposals and all questions should be sent to Rachel Fox, Conference Director