Sponsors & Partners

During the second week of March, thousands of libraries hold special events and programs for Teen Tech Week, aimed at encouraging teens to take advantage of technology available through libraries and to be smart, ethical consumers of those offerings. Becoming a promotional partner is an effective way to reach young adult services librarians, secondary school librarians and the teens they serve. If you are interested in partnering with YALSA to support Teen Tech Week, please contact Beth Yoke at byoke@ala.org or 1-800-545-2433, ext. 4391.

National Corporate Sponsor -- $50,000+ contribution

  • Sponsor a Teen Tech Week™ Kick-Off in a large media market like Chicago, LA & NYC 
  • Company receives its own web page on the Teen Tech Week web site
  • Receive access to market research and opportunity to include a question in surveys
  • Co-branded Teen Tech Week collateral is created and distributed that is mutually agreeable to your organization & YALSA
  • Implement an activation program that is mutually agreeable to your company & YALSA
  • One-time access to YALSA’s membership mailing list
  • Other activities that are mutually agreeable to your organization and YALSA
  • Receive all of the benefits of the Teen Tech Week partnership levels listed below

Gigabyte Partner Level-- $25,000+ contribution 

  • Be the host of a member reception at ALA’s Midwinter or Annual conference
  • Feature an author or product via a special wrap or insert for an upcoming issue of Young Adult Library Services
  • Full-page thank you in YALSA’s award winning journal, Young Adult Library Services, & sidebar thank you on the journal’s online companion
  • Receive all of the benefits of the Teen Tech Week partnership levels listed below

Megabyte Partner Level-- $10,000+ contribution 

  • An interview or company profile placed in YALSA’s journal (print & e-version)
  • One webinar sponsorship jointly created and delivered by your company & YALSA
  • One sponsorship of a weekly e-newsletter to YALSA membership
  • Either one interview or one sponsored blog post on the YALSAblog
  • Receive all other benefits of Teen Tech Week partnership levels outlined below

Kilobyte Partner Level  -- $5,000+ contribution

  • One boom box feature in a monthly TTW email blast
  • Promote products via swag bags at events like Teen Tech Week Kick-Offs
  • YALSA writes and distributes a news release announcing partnership
  • Receive all other benefits of Teen Tech Week partnership levels outlined below

Tech Support Partner Level -- $2,500+ contribution 

  • Receive one-time access to the email list of Teen Tech Week registrants
  • Opportunity to promote product through registration incentives or membership drives
  • Free subscription to YALS, YALSA’s award winning quarterly journal
  • A certificate of recognition to display in your exhibit booth or office
  • Company name listed on the Teen Tech Week web site and in publicity materials, including print

      PSAs and a thank you message in Young Adult Library Services

  • Permission to promote company as an “Official Teen Tech Week 2018 Partner”
  • Right to use the Teen Tech Week logo in advertising and promotional materials

In-Kind Contributor  -- donated services &/or products

  • Opportunity to promote products through registration incentives
  • A certificate of recognition to display in your exhibit booth or office
  • Company name listed on the TTW web site


Encourage teens to take advantage of all the great digital tools offered through the library to become content creators! #TTW18


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