The Audience

Your exhibit can become a valuable part of the meeting experience for more than 1,500 library leaders.

Attendees are a cross-section of decision makers:

  • Director/associate/assistant director: 25%
  • Reference librarian: 14%
  • Health sciences librarian: 12%
  • Liaison librarian: 10%
  • Clinical librarian: 3%
  • Reference librarian: 7%
  • Educational services: 3%
  • Other librarian/information specialist: 23% (includes access services, catalog librarian, collection development, information services, technical services, web services)   

32% of attendees find a new vendor to do business with as a result of the teim they spend in the exhibits.

79% of attendees have a role in purchasing products exhibited at the annual meeting.

73% of attendees do not attend any other national meeting for the library marketplace.

 

Attendees work in several environments:

  • Academic medical centers/medical schools: 51%
  • Hospitals: 15%
  • Colleges/universities:15%
  • VA medical center/VA Department/Naval/Army/other military/other government agency: 5%
  • Other: 14% (includes nursing/allied health, consumer/public health, medical or health sciences association)

 

 

Attendees are searching for a wide range of products and services:

  • Database services: 64%
  • Clinical tools and databases: 50%
  • Publications: 43%
  • E-books: 40%
  • Systematic review software: 40%
  • Citation management software: 36%
  • Apps: 31%
  • Subscription services: 29%
  • Patient education resources: 20%
  • Public health resources: 20%
  • Integrated information systems: 17%
  • Health organizations: 15%
  • Computer hardware and software: 14%
  • Data-retrieval systems: 14%
  • Video (film, DVD, and streaming): 8%
  • 3D printers: 7%
  • Library furniture: 7%
  • Digitization equipment: 3%
  • Printing solutions and management: 3%
  • AV equipment: 2%
  • Photocopying equipment: 2%
  • Security systems: 2%