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ALA 2023 Annual Conference & Expo


Networking Events


Refresh old friendships and forge new connections at the variety of social events and activities planned this year. Embrace the differences in our warm, welcoming ALA community, discover new ways to connect and have fun at the fan-favorite evening receptions.


Sunday, May 19
4–5 p.m.

Currently serving as an ALA Membership Ambassador? Interested in participating in this program? ALA is calling you to attend this mixer.

Jump-start your Annual Conference networking by joining the Membership Development Committee on Sunday afternoon for a celebration of ALA’s Membership Ambassadors Program. The committee will share program highlights and explain how easy — and rewarding — participation can be.


Sunday, May 19
5–6 p.m.

Is it your first time attending the Annual Conference? Get acclimated and connect with other first-time attendees at this fun, informal event. It is also your opportunity to be introduced to ALA leadership and staff.


Sunday, May 19
6–9 p.m.

Located on the Front Range Lawn overlooking the majestic Rocky Mountains, the Welcome Reception offers an entertaining evening of live music, good food and refreshing drinks, and the opportunity to connect and reunite with your fellow attendees. The Welcome Reception theme is Prospecting in the Wild West. Get ready to saddle up — dust off your cowboy boots, don your best denim and top it off with a cowboy hat as we embark on a journey reminiscent of the rugged charm of the Old West. With ample space to mingle or convene in quieter areas, this reception offers something for everyone!

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Monday, May 20
5:15–6:45 p.m.

ALA’s Awards celebrate outstanding projects, initiatives and individuals that have inspired the legal community. Help recognize your industry colleagues during this high-energy event. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served.


Tuesday, May 21
12:45–2 p.m.

Refuel while staying up to date on the latest ALA happenings with a dynamic presentation from ALA’s Executive Committee.


Tuesday, May 21
5:15–6:30 p.m.

This Exhibit Hall extravaganza is where business meets fun. Put on your game face, smile and step into a realm of fun and friendly competition. Whether you’re testing your strategic prowess in a game of giant Jenga, showcasing your precision with a round of cornhole or simply enjoying some classic card games, there’s a game for everyone to enjoy. Let loose, make connections and let the games begin!


Wednesday, May 22
6–9 p.m.

Double down on your Annual Conference experience at the casino where you’re guaranteed to hit the jackpot!

We’re closing out the 2024 Annual Conference with a Colorado Casino Celebration. Win big as you unwind with your peers and develop relationships that will last long beyond our time in Colorado.
Play along at the blackjack, roulette or craps tables or cheer from the side lines — and don’t forget your dancing shoes, as it wouldn’t be an ALA closing event without a dance floor!