2019 VLA/VLACRL Conference Registration Rates

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Conference Registration will open in July 2019. To assist with planning, here are our registration costs and meal ticket bundles:

Registration Fee Table:

Registration Category:

VLA Members*


Full Conference

 $           190.00

 $           285.00

Full Conference for Session Presenters

 $             95.00

 $           142.50

Full Conference for Student/Retiree/Trustee Members of VLA

 $           120.00


One Day (Thursday or Friday)

 $           145.00

 $           217.50

One Day (Session Presenters)

 $             80.00

 $           120.00

One Day (Student/Retiree/Trustee Members of VLA)

 $             90.00


One Day (Presenters who are also Student/Retiree/Trustee Members)

 $             70.00



There is no charge to attend only the VIVA Meeting on Thursday, October 24; we do request that you register for that event. The registration form will have an option to register for VIVA only.

* 2019 Members of the Virginia Library Association, the District of Columbia Library Association, the Maryland Library Association, the Delaware Library Association and the North Carolina Library Association are eligible for VLA Member pricing.


Bundled Meal Plan* (includes Tickets #1-#3) $95.00

OR purchase tickets individually:

Ticket 1: Wednesday Evening Scholarship & Awards Banquet $55.00
Ticket 2: Thursday Box Lunch Ticket $17.00
Ticket 3: Friday Author Luncheon $33.00

Purchase meal tickets separately or save money and bundle them.  If your organization does not pay for meals and you want to add those tickets later, you can log back into your registration form and create a new invoice for your meals, and pay for them separately with a credit card or by mailing a check.

Wednesday Scholarship & Awards Dinner, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, $55.00
Join us as we celebrate the 2019 Scholarship and Award Winners of the Virginia Library Association! Each year, VLA provides $2,500 scholarships to three student members pursuing their Master’s degrees in library science. We celebrate them – and our Award winners at this annual event. Your ticket includes the cost of your meal and provides support for VLA Awards programs.

Thursday’s Box Lunch, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm, $17.00
Each year, VLA offers our attendees the option of pre-ordering a box lunch on Thursday, immediately following our keynote address and before afternoon programming begins.

Friday Luncheon, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, $33.00
Virginia Author Celeste O. Norfleet
More details about this interactive event (with prizes!) will be shared soon, but grab your ticket now!

VLA encourages you to bring a guest to our ticketed events – prices for individual tickets or bundled meal plans are the same as for VLA attendees.