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On Site Events

We have  several opportunities to network within the conference at the On Site Events.  The Welcome Reception, Coffee and Tea breaks, Lunch in the Exhibits are just a few of them. These are included in the applicable conference registration fees.

Wednesday, May 8th

7:00 – 9:00 pm
Welcome Reception

Immediately following the keynote address, all delegates are invited to celebrate the opening of the BC Library Conference 2019 Trade Show at the Welcome Reception. This is a chance to say hello to the representatives of companies and organizations who do business with, and support, libraries. The Welcome Reception is hosted by Shirley Lew, BCLA President. Meet up with colleagues and friends at the first social event of this year’s conference.

Hors d’oeuvres provided. No-host bar.

Price: This event is free for delegates registered to attend the full conference and free for exhibitors arriving on Wednesday. If attending, please select the option on the registration page on Eventbrite.

Location: Guildford Ballroom

Thursday, May 9th and Friday, May 10th

Welcome to The Library Lounge! “Green Timbers 2” has been set up with high top tables and you are welcome to hang out, take a break, or continue conversations. The Lounge will be available Thursday and Friday, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Location: Green Timbers 2

Thursday, May 9th

10:15 – 11:00 am
Java Jolt Coffee & Tea Break in the Exhibits
Generously Sponsored By: United Library Services

ULSlogo_green_text_bigPrice: Free for delegates registered for the full / Thursday conference and exhibitors. All registered delegates are automatically included in the breaks, there is no need to select on Eventbrite.

Location: Guildford Ballroom

 

12:15 – 1:45 pm
Lunch in the Exhibits

Lunch will be available in the Trade Show for those who would like to get to know our vendors.

Price: Free for delegates registered for the full / Thursday conference and exhibitors. All registered delegates are automatically included in the breaks, there is no need to select on Eventbrite.

Location: Guildford Ballroom

2:30 – 3:15 pm
Ice Cream Break in the Exhibits
Generously Sponsored By: Whitehots Inc. Intelligent Library Solutions

Whitehots_LogoSmallGrab a cold treat, talk to the vendors, and get re-energized for the remaining sessions of the day.

Price: Free for delegates registered for the full / Thursday conference and exhibitors. All registered delegates are automatically included in the breaks, there is no need to select on Eventbrite.

Location: Guildford Ballroom

4:00 – 5:00 pm
Afternoon Snacks in the Exhibits
Generously Sponsored By: Library Bound Inc.

LibraryBound_logoYour last chance to mix and mingle with the vendors while enjoying some snacks and a glass of wine (cash bar).

Price: Free for delegates registered for the full / Thursday conference and exhibitors. All registered delegates are automatically included in the breaks, there is no need to select on Eventbrite.

Location: Guildford Ballroom

 

Friday, May 10th

8:15 – 9:00 am
Caffeine Fix Break
Generously Sponsored By: CVS Midwest Tape

CVS MWT logo orange-blueGrab a coffee or tea on your way to your first session of the day!

Price: Free for delegates registered for the full / Friday conference. All registered delegates are automatically included in the breaks, there is no need to select on Eventbrite.

Location: Guildford Ballroom Foyer

11:45 am – 1:30 pm
Awards Luncheon

Please join us for the lunch as we celebrate the 2019 BC Library Association’s Award recipients!

Price: Free for delegates registered for the full / Friday conference. If attending, please select the option on the registration page on Eventbrite.

Location: Guildford Ballroom

3:00 – 3:15 pm
Pre-Keynote Pick-me-up

We celebrate the end of another successful conference – grab a snack and a drink before we sit down to listen to our Closing Keynote.

Price: Free for delegates registered for the full / Friday conference. All registered delegates are automatically included in the breaks, there is no need to select on Eventbrite.

Location: Guildford Ballroom