After hemming and hawing, and hawing and hemming, we officially signed up to exhibit at ALA in New Orleans this summer.
It wasn't just the New-Orleans-after-Katrina thing, though I did have vague worries about hotels and the convention center. And it wasn't just that the fact that I had vague worries meant that other people were probably having them too, which means total attendance will probably be down. It's that it's a whole mess of time, and right now time is of the essence. But the fact is that ALA Annual is our biggest show of the year. We sell more stuff and sign up more readers than anywhere else, and that would be true even with a scaled-down show.
Besides, I love New Orleans. I want to see it, I want to help, and if I can have some economic impact there, all the better. Stay tuned for more on this subject.
P.S. If you live in New Orleans and would be willing to help us with some logistics, please let me know.
June 22 - 25, 2018 New Orleans, LA
ALA Annual (Library COMIC booth 450) (Gene)
August 17, 2018 Palos Hills, IL
SWAN Libraries Annual Conference (Gene)
October 8, 2018 Walla Walla, WA
Walla Walla Rural Library District Staff Day (Gene)
Jan 25 - 28, 2019 Seattle, WA ALA Midwinter (Library COMIC booth) (Gene)
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