Annual Meetings

Our next meeting:

January 31 - February 4, 2018: PortlandOregon
Hilton Portland & Executive Tower


Future meetings:

February 20-24, 2019: St. Louis, Missouri
St. Louis Union Station

February 26 - March 1, 2020: Norfolk, Virginia
Hilton Norfolk--The Main

March 3-7, 2021: Cincinnati, Ohio
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

March 2-6, 2022: Salt Lake City
Hilton Salt Lake City Center

March 1-5, 2023: St. Louis, Missouri
Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark


Past meetings:

2017: Orlando, Florida (February 22-26)

2016: Cincinnati, Ohio (March 2-5)
2015: Denver, Colorado (February 25-March 1)
2014Atlanta, Georgia (February 26–March 2)
2013: San Jose, California (February 27–March 3)
2012: Dallas, Texas (February 15-19)
2011: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (February 9-12)
2010: San Diego, California (March 19-25)


Annual Meeting Conference Materials

Browse topical pages containing slides, handouts, and video from past meetings.

Submit Orlando 2017 presentation materials here.


Travel Grant for New Attendees

The Kevin Freeman Travel Grant supports travel and hotel expenses to attend the MLA annual meeting. Recipients must be either a student, recent graduate, or colleague new to the profession.


Documents & Links

Annual Meeting Surveys:

2015 : Denver

2014 : Atlanta

2013 : San Jose

2012 : Dallas

2010 : San Diego


Business Meeting Minutes

Convention Manual

Best of Chapters Competition

Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy


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About MLA

The Music Library Association is the professional association for music libraries and librarianship in the United States. Founded in 1931, it has an international membership of librarians, musicians, scholars, educators, and members of the book and music trades. Complementing the Association’s national and international activities are eleven regional chapters that carry out its programs on the local level.