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Register Online for ALA’s 2022 Annual Conference & Expo



Worry-Free Registration
We want to assure you that you can secure your place at the Annual Conference & Expo, knowing that your investment won’t be lost should in-person attendance no longer be possible for you due to the pandemic. Learn More.

Health and Safety Requirements

All Annual Conference participants will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test administered no more than 48 hours prior to entry. Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 will be accepted in lieu of a negative COVID-19 test. Learn more.

Registration Fees

All registration prices listed are in U.S. dollars and are per person rates.

Full Conference

Registration Package

Early Bird Offer – Register and pay by February 25, 2022

Advance Booking Offer – Register and pay by April 22, 2022

Standard Pricing – Register and pay after April 22, 2022

ALA Member                  Register now $1,399 $1,599 $1,799
Managing Partner at a
Law Firm
Register now Qualify for a special discount, click here for details.
Member of a Strategic Alliance Partner Register now Qualify for a special discount, click here for details.
Nonmember Register now $1,799 $1,999 $2,199

 

Note: Nonmember registration is restricted to individuals who are not currently members of ALA but who do meet the eligibility requirements for ALA membership. Learn more.

Can’t attend the full conference? Click here to find out about one- and two-day registration packages or contact us at 1-888-593-7243 or [email protected].


Special Registration Discounts

Take advantage of team pricing!

Now it’s even easier to share the learning with your colleagues. Groups of five or more attendees (from the same firm) receive a 10% discount* on the total registration price.

Call our customer service team at 1-888-593-7243 or email [email protected] to register your group.

*All attendees must be from the same firm and register together in one transaction. Group booking discounts apply to full conference registrations only. Team pricing is not available for online registration; please call or email us.

Student Registration Fee
Students may apply to register for the full conference for a fee of $599. To qualify for this special rate, you must be a full-time college or university student and provide a copy of your transcript upon request.

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Managing Partner at a Law Firm
If you are a managing partner of a law firm, you qualify for a special discount, equivalent to the ALA member rate (at the time of registration). To register at this rate, select ALA Members and specify “Managing Partner at Law Firm” in the membership information section of the registration form. Or you may contact us to complete your registration.

Strategic Alliance Partners
If you are a member of one of our Strategic Alliance Partner organizations, you qualify for a special discount, equivalent to the ALA member rate. To be eligible for this rate, you must be a member in good standing with your organization. To register at this rate, select ALA Members and specify “Member of a Strategic Alliance Partner” in the membership information section of the registration form. Or you may contact us to complete your registration.

Strategic Alliance Partner organizations include:

  • American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
  • American Bar Association Law Practice Division (ABA-LP)
  • ARMA International
  • Asociación Nacional de Empresarios de Colombia (ANDI)
  • Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)
  • Association of Legal Technologists (ALT)
  • Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA)
  • British Columbia Legal Management Association (BCLMA)
  • Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC)
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • International Legal Technology Association (ILTA)
  • International Paralegal Management Association (IPMA)
  • Law Council of Australia
  • Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW)
  • Legal Marketing Association (LMA)
  • Legal Support Network (LSN)
  • Legal Value Network
  • Meritas
  • National Association for Law Placement (NALP)
  • TerraLex
  • The Law Office Management Association (TLOMA)

Daily Conference Registration Packages

Can’t attend the full conference? Alternative registration packages are available — see details below.
Please contact us at 1-888-593-7243 or [email protected] to register for one or two conference days only. Daily conference registrations are subject to the terms below.

Daily conference registration packages (one or two days only) include:

  • Admittance to the Exhibit Hall on selected days only
  • Access to all general and breakout educational sessions on selected days only
  • Access to online conference speaker materials
  • Admittance to the special events that take place on selected days only
  • Access to breakfasts, lunches and refreshment breaks on selected days only
ALA Member Nonmember
One-Day Registration $899 $1,099
Two-Day Registration $1,199 $1,399

If your registration does not include Sunday, Tuesday or Wednesday, you may purchase special event passes as listed below by contacting us at 1-888-593-7243 or [email protected].

Special Event Passes Fee (per person)
Welcome Reception (Sunday) $99
Exhibit Hall Reception (Tuesday) $59
Grand Finale (Wednesday) $149

Guest Registration
The purchase of a guest registration is restricted to guests of registrants only. A guest may not be someone eligible for membership in ALA, a business partner or a supplier who is not exhibiting. ALA’s Annual Conference & Expo reserves the right to review eligibility for guest registration. Guests of attendees are also subject to the health and safety requirements. Prior to attending the event, all guests of conference participants will be required to accept the terms, including specific terms regarding health, safety and COVID-19 found here. You may add guest passes to your online registration or contact us at 1-888-593-7243 or [email protected].

Guest Registration Package Fee per Guest
Full Guest Registration (all meals and special events) $549
Sunday Welcome Reception $99
Tuesday Exhibit Hall Reception $59
Wednesday Grand Finale $149



Registration Terms and Conditions

Registration fees apply to the individual and cannot be shared among people from the same firm or company.

Full Conference Registration Includes:

  • Admittance to the Exhibit Hall
  • Access to all general and breakout educational sessions
  • Access to online conference speaker materials
  • Admittance to the special events — Welcome Reception, Exhibit Hall Reception and Grand Finale
  • Access to conference breakfasts, lunches and refreshment breaks

Health and Safety Requirements

All Annual Conference participants will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test administered no more than 48 hours prior to entry. Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 will be accepted in lieu of a negative COVID-19 test.

Test results or vaccination proof must contain your name and be accompanied by a matching piece of government-issued ID.

Any attendee unwilling to comply with the above requirements will not be granted access to the event, nor will any refunds or expense reimbursements be issued.

We will continue to closely monitor public health guidance in addition to local, state and federal laws and will provide further information as needed.

Registration Eligibility
Registration fees are based on membership status (ALA member or nonmember) on the date registration and payment are received (by 11:59 p.m. Central). However, all member rates are contingent on the member renewing their full ALA 2022 membership. Nonmember registration is restricted to individuals who are not currently members of ALA but who do meet the eligibility requirements for ALA membership. Learn more about membership eligibility requirements or contact the ALA Membership Department at 847-267-1585.

Business partners, including legal industry suppliers who are not exhibiting, are not permitted to register as attendees or guests. Exception: All those holding the Certified Legal Manager (CLM)® designation are eligible to register for the conference.

A guest registration may not be used by someone eligible for membership in ALA, a business partner or a supplier who is not exhibiting.

Payment Policy
Payment must be received in full by the conference date. All discounts will be applied to the full conference fee only (excluding add-ons), cannot be combined with any other offer‚ and must be paid in full at the time of order.

Confirmation
All registrants will receive written confirmation/receipt of registration. If you do not receive confirmation from the organizers, please contact Customer Service at 1-888-593-7243 or [email protected].

Worry-Free Registration
We understand that travel and attendance at a conference may be uncertain at the moment due to the pandemic. We want to assure you that you can secure your place at the 2022 Annual Conference & Expo, knowing that your investment won’t be lost should in-person attendance no longer be possible for you due to COVID-19.

All paid conference registrations will have access to alternative attendance choices such as substitutions or transfers to a future Annual Conference & Expo (see below for applicable fees and deadlines). We are offering an extended no-fee cancellation option until February 25, 2022.

In addition, should pandemic circumstances or local restrictions on gatherings/travel be imposed and the in-person 2022 Annual Conference & Expo transitions to a fully virtual event, we will contact you with an update on your registration options.

If you elect to cancel your registration after February 25, 2022, the following cancellation fees and options will be assessed.

Cancellations
All cancellations require a written request and can be sent to [email protected].

Date Cancellation Received

Attendee Cancellation Fee

Full Guest Cancellation Fee

Special Event Cancellation Fee
Before February 25, 2022 Full refund Full refund Full refund
Between February 26 and
March 25, 2022
$219 $119 Full refund
Between March 26 and
April 22, 2022
50% of fee paid $119 Full refund
After April 22, 2022 No refund No refund No refund

Cancellation notifications via social media (e.g., posting on our Facebook page or Twitter) are not accepted. No-shows and late cancellations forfeit the full registration fee.


Transfers
Fees for paid conference registrations may be transferred to a future Annual Conference & Expo according to the following schedule.

Transfer Requests Received by Fee Transferred
Before February 25, 2022 Full fee paid can be transferred
Between February 26 and March 25, 2022 Full fee less $219 can be transferred
After March 25, 2022 50% of fee paid can be transferred, the remainder is forfeit

Substitutions
Paid conference registrations may elect to send a substitute attendee from their organization or chapter. The following fees and options will be assessed. The substitute’s registration fee will be adjusted if a nonmember replaces an ALA member. Please submit a written request to [email protected].

Substitution Requests Received by Fee
Before March 25, 2022 No cost.
However, the substitute’s registration fee may be adjusted based on membership status.
Before April 22, 2022 $150 fee
The substitute’s registration fee may be adjusted based on membership status.
After April 22, 2022 $250 fee
The substitute’s registration fee may be adjusted based on membership status

COVID-19 Warning
We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for the protection of all our attendees, speakers, sponsors and staff. It is imperative that all registrants for the Annual Conference & Expo follow all instructions when attending the conference. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. It is extremely dangerous to senior citizens and to any person that has underlying chronic health problems.

By attending the Annual Conference & Expo, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. To learn more or read our terms of service, click here.

You also agree to adhere to the health and safety requirements (and supply proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test on-site at registration). Learn more about the health and safety requirements

You will also be required to conduct a COVID-19 self-screening at the conference and agree to forego attendance if you answer “Yes” to any of the following at the conference.

  1. Are you experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms now or have you within the last 14 days?
  2. Have you provided care to or had close contact with any person with or suspected of having COVID-19 within the last 14 days?
  3. Have you had a positive COVID-19 test for active virus within the last 14 days?
  4. Have you been advised by any health authority, government agency or regulation, within the last 14 days, to self-isolate due to possible exposure to COVID-19?

Association of Legal Administrators Meeting Code of Conduct
ALA is committed to providing a safe, productive and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and ALA staff. All participants, including but not limited to, attendees, speakers, volunteers, exhibitors, guests, ALA staff members and service providers, are expected to abide by this Meeting Code of Conduct (Code) whether participating in-person or virtually. This Code applies to all ALA webinars, educational sessions, conferences, meetings and meeting-related events, including those sponsored by organizations other than ALA but held in conjunction with ALA events, whether on public or private platforms (collectively, “meetings”).

ALA has zero-tolerance for any form of discrimination or harassment, including but not limited to sexual harassment by participants or our staff at or during meetings. If you experience harassment or hear of any incidents of unacceptable behavior, ALA asks that you immediately inform either April L. Campbell, JD, Executive Director, [email protected] or 847-267-1570, or Renee Tibbetts, Director of Human Resources, [email protected] or 847-267-1365 so that ALA can take the appropriate action.

For more information on reporting incidents, unacceptable behaviors and resulting actions, click here.

Conference Consent Policy
By registering for this ALA conference, you are consenting to receive conference-related communications in addition to sharing your contact information publicly on attendee rosters. You will have the ability to withdraw your consent at any time by contacting [email protected].


Promotional Photos and Videos
Participation at and registration (attendee, guest and exhibitor) for the conference gives consent to the use and distribution of the participants’ image or voice in any pictures, video or audio recordings, or electronic reproductions taken during ALA and ALA-related events for conference coverage and future ALA promotional purposes. ALA is able to use your likeness without remuneration.

Other Ways to Register

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-888-593-7243
Mail:

ALA's Annual Conference & Expo
c/o American Conference Institute
2 Park Ave., 20th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Fax:     1-877-927-1563

Questions
If you have any questions about ALA’s Annual Conference & Expo and registration policies or procedures, please contact us at 1-888-593-7243 or [email protected].

American Conference Institute acts on behalf of the Association of Legal Administrators in developing and managing the Annual Conference & Expo.

 

GENERAL INQUIRIES:

Customer Service
ALA Annual Conference & Expo
1-888-593-7243
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GENERAL INQUIRIES:

Customer Service
ALA Annual Conference & Expo
1-888-593-7243
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AGENDA & SPEAKING INQUIRIES:

Kristy Perkins
Head of Programming
+44 1273 983123 
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AGENDA & SPEAKING INQUIRIES:

Kristy Perkins
Head of Programming
+44 1273 983123
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SPONSORSHIP INQUIRIES:

Ken Glass
Sponsorship & Exhibits Manager
416-998-8883 Contact Us

SPONSORSHIP INQUIRIES:

Ken Glass
Sponsorship & Exhibits Manager
416-998-8883
Contact Us

MEDIA PARTNERSHIP INQUIRIES:

Jessika Hunt
Marketing Lead
1-877-927-0718 ext. 7324
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MEDIA PARTNERSHIP INQUIRIES:

Jessika Hunt
Marketing Lead
1-877-927-0718 ext. 7324
Contact Us

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