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Register Online for ALA’s 2023 Annual Conference & Expo



Transferred Registrations from Prior Annual Conferences

If your previous Annual Conference registration has been transferred to 2023, we look forward to seeing you in Seattle! However, if you are unable to attend May 7-10, 2023, please contact us no later than February 6, 2023, to make arrangements and avoid any fees. No shows will forfeit their registration fee and no refunds, transfers or future credits will be extended. Contact [email protected] or 1-888-593-7243 for assistance.

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 10, 2023

Advance Booking Offer – Register and pay by March 31, 2023

Standard Pricing – Register and pay after March 31, 2023

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, Monday, 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)
Sunday Welcome Reception $99
Monday Awards Reception $59
Tuesday Association Luncheon $69
Tuesday Exhibit Hall Reception $59
Wednesday Closing Reception $99

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
Monday Awards Reception $59
Tuesday Association Luncheon $69
Tuesday Exhibit Hall Reception $59
Wednesday Closing Reception $99



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 — Sunday Welcome Reception, Monday Awards Reception, Tuesday Association Luncheon, Tuesday Exhibit Hall Reception and Wednesday Closing Reception
  • Access to conference breakfasts, lunches and refreshment breaks

Health and Safety Requirements

ALA prioritizes the safety and welfare of its meeting and conference attendees, exhibitors, partners, speakers, and team members. ALA policy is to adhere to the health and safety protocols in place at the time of the conference as determined by federal, state, and local authorities and the venue. Individuals are encouraged to take any additional precautions they deem necessary to achieve their desired personal level of safety and wellness.

ALA’s health and safety requirements are based on guidance and recommendations issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other public health authorities. We continuously monitor local, state, and federal public health guidance, directives and requirements and will update our health and safety requirements as necessary.

In order to care for our community, all ALA conference attendees must follow all health and safety protocols required by ALA, the venue, national and/or local authorities.

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 2023 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/sponsoring, are not permitted to register as attendees or guests. One 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].

Registration Policies for Transferred Registrants from Prior Annual Conferenceslearn more

Registration Policies for New Registrations

Worry-Free Registration
Should pandemic circumstances or local restrictions on gatherings/travel be imposed and the in-person 2023 Annual Conference & Expo transitions to a fully virtual event, we will contact you with an update on your registration options. We will be offering full refunds for cancellations received by February 6, 2023, 11:59 p.m. Central.

If you elect to cancel your registration after February 6, 2023, 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
By February 6, 2023 Full refund Full refund Full refund
Between February 7 and
March 8, 2023
$219 $119 Full refund
Between March 9 and
April 7, 2023
50% of fee paid $119 Full refund
After April 7, 2023 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. The option to transfer a registration to a future Annual Conference will no longer be offered.


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
By February 6, 2023 No cost.
However, the substitute’s registration fee may be adjusted based on membership status.
Between February 6 and March 8, 2023 $150 fee
The substitute’s registration fee may be adjusted based on membership status.
After March 8, 2023 $250 fee
The substitute’s registration fee may be adjusted based on membership status.

Health & Safety Notices
An inherent risk of exposure to various infectious diseases exists in any public place where people are present. If you are uncertain as to your health, you should not register for the conference until you have consulted a medical adviser about the risks that you may be exposed to.

By registering for any of ALA’s conferences, you confirm that you (i) are attending voluntarily, and at your own risk; (ii) understand and agree that attendance may carry the risk of injury or illness, even serious injury or illness, death, or damage or loss of property, including, without limitation, the risk of being exposed to or infected with COVID-19 or other infectious disease and voluntarily assume such risk; and (iii) release, and forever discharge, indemnify and hold harmless, ALA and American Conference Institute, Inc. (ACI), and their respective directors, officers, staff, agents, members, and representatives, from any and all claims, liabilities, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of, in connection with, or relating to your attendance or participation in the conference including, without limitation, any illness, damages, or injury resulting from your attendance at the conference.

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 Eryn Carter, CAE, Executive Director, [email protected] 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.

 

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Head of Programming
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Business Development Manager
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Marketing Lead
1-877-927-0718 ext. 7324
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Marketing Lead
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