Why Attend IFLA WLIC 2012?


A Strong Presence at WLIC 2012 = Return on Investment!

An IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) offers great opportunities to both commercial and non-commercial organisations, allowing them to showcase their products and services. IFLA WLIC 2012 will be a continuation of a series of successful annual meetings and is expected to attract more than 3,000 attendees.

So apply to Exhibit and Sponsorship and:

  • Promote your company / organisation as a leading supporter of Library and information services
  • Strengthen your brand profile
  • Provide direct access to and contact with thousands of delegates, and indirect access to a worldwide professional community of library and information service users
  • Develop high level, long term contacts with leading figures and decision makers
  • Strengthen existing relationships
  • Differentiate yourself from your competitors


IFLA is delighted that their annual Congress is so well attended by delegates, exhibitors and sponsors alike. Please see a testimonial below from some of IFLA’s long standing supporters;

‘We view IFLA as a very important strategic partner, and we believe its programs are vital for libraries around the globe’
Jay Jordan, President and CEO, OCLC

‘The IFLA Congress provides us with an opportunity to interact with decision makers and our participation is an integral part of our annual marketing plan’
Heather Crossan, ProQuest

‘IFLA is an ideal place to meet with librarians from developing countries to promote the Research4Life program which offers free and low cost access to over 6,000 scientific journals from 160 publishers. We also gain a deeper understanding of librarians’ concerns as we shape our Elsevier Foundation “Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries” grant program.’
Ylann Schemm, The Elsevier Foundation

‘Gale is a global publisher, and IFLA is an opportunity for us to meet with our customers from around the world. It represents a chance to engage them in dialog, learn their needs, and gain insights into how we can serve them, and their patrons.’
Kathy Young, Gale

Last update: 26 May 2012