Chapter Leadership Institute (CLI)


Join representatives from nearly 60 ALA chapters at the 2023 Chapter Leadership Institute (CLI) taking place from Thursday, July 20, through Saturday, July 22, at the JW Marriott in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Stay tuned for programming, registration and hotel reservation details coming soon!


Whether you currently hold a volunteer role within your chapter or are considering one, look no further than this educational event.

Come network and collaborate with current and new chapter officers, individuals interested in becoming a chapter officer, and members of ALA’s Board of Directors and Chapter Resource Team.

During last year's meeting in Las Vegas, attendees participated in sessions covering Chapter membership growth, budgeting, inclusiveness, effective communication and much more! You can expect to see similar topics during this year's CLI as well.


The registration cost will be $499 per attendee.

ALA’s group room rate at the JW Marriott is $190 plus applicable fees and tax(es).

Funding Assistance is Available

Note: Funding assistance is available for chapters that need it. The ALA Board of Directors will consider funding applications based on financial needs. The application will be made available in early April.


JW Marriott New Orleans
614 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA, 70130

The JW Marriott is a short walk from New Orleans’ most historic street, Bourbon Street. While travelling down the street’s 13 blocks, embrace New Orleans’ rich culture by visiting a Louisiana Creole restaurant or by watching a free jazz concert. Reservation details will be available in the coming weeks.


Certain sessions offered at the Chapter Leadership Institute will qualify for Certified Legal Manager (CLM)® application and/or recertification credit. Details will be released with the conference program in the coming months.

Not yet a CLM? Act now to demonstrate your mastery of the knowledge, skills and ability to operate at a high level of expertise in the field of legal management with ALA’s Certified Legal Manager (CLM)® program.

Questions? Contact [email protected].


Make an impression with ALA chapter leaders! Secure your sponsorship for ALA’s 2023 Chapter Leadership Institute today.
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Please direct any additional questions about ALA’s 2023 Chapter Leadership Institute to [email protected].

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