Exhibitor Information

Thank you for being an exhibitor! The OLC is excited to host its 2023 Convention and Expo at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati.

Exhibitor Information

Please review the information below as you prepare for the event.

NOTE: If there is a balance due on your account, an invoice will be sent to you. Please be sure to pay any remaining balance you may have prior to the event.


Fern Service Kit Deadline: Sept. 6, 2023
Hotel Reservation Deadline: Sept. 6, 2023
Exhibitor Badge Request Deadline: Sept. 15, 2023
Donate a Door Prize Let us know what you will give away. Complete form
Exhibitor Evaluation Form Tell us what you think. Please complete the evaluation form.

Exhibitor Badges

Exhibitor Badge Request Form 
Please complete online by September 15, 2023


Duke Energy Convention Center (DECC)

525 Elm Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202


Loading Dock

The loading dock entrance is on the backside of the DECC off 6th Street and features 3 low bays and 14 high bays.


Registration Desk

Stop by the Registration Desk just inside Exhibit Hall B to pick-up your exhibitor packet and badge(s).
Don’t forget to complete the Exhibitor Badge Form by Sept. 15, 2023.


Exhibitor Move-In

Exhibitor move-in time in the Exhibit Hall is Wednesday, September 27 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Exhibitor Reception

You’re invited to attend an Exhibitor Reception on Wednesday, September 27 at 3 p.m. in the Exhibitor Lounge in the back of Exhibit Hall B.

Also, please join us for all evening activities:

  • Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception
    Wednesday, September 27, 2023 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
    (Exhibit Hall B)
  • Trivia Night
    Wednesday, September 27, 2023 from 8 – 10 p.m.
    (DECC, Room 263-264)
  • Evening Reception with the Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library
    Thursday, September 28, 2023 from 6 – 8 p.m.
    (Main Library)
  • Library Feud!
    Thursday, September 28, 2023 from 8 – 10 p.m.
    (Main Library )


Door Prize Form

Help us make the Convention and Expo fun and exciting by donating a door prize from your company. Be a part of this win-win opportunity! Door prizes have become very popular and are an appreciated part of the event. Attendees must be present in the Exhibit Hall to win.

If your company is donating a door prize for us to announce during the Expo, please complete the online form.

Door Prize Form


Parking Information

The Hyatt Regency Cincinnati has daily valet with unlimited in/out privileges at $39 per day.

More than 5,000 parking spaces are located immediately surrounding the DECC in metered street spaces, private flat lots and privately managed garages.

See more parking information.

NOTE: The loading dock entrance is on the backside of the DECC off 6th Street.

Service Kit

You will receive an email from Fern Exhibitor Services regarding your online Exhibitor Portal. Through OneView, you can access information, order, view, track and collaborate with your team on all the elements required to ensure you have a successful event. Each 10×10 booth comes with standard background drape, side drape, one 6’ skirted table, two side chairs, one wastebasket and one ID sign. You may order additional furniture, carpet, labor services, electrical and internet service. Also included will be information for shipping exhibit materials prior to or following the Expo. We advise you to take advantage of Fern Exhibitor Services shipping service if possible.

Deadline for ordering through Fern: Sept. 6, 2023 at 8 p.m.


Contact Information:

Sandy Diosy
Office Administrator
Ohio Library Council
495 Metro Place South, Suite 350
Dublin, OH 43017

Phone: 614-410-8092 x 101
Fax: 614-410-8098

Anne Rathburn
Exhibitor Services
Fern Exhibitor Services

Office: 800-774-1251 x 1
Mobile: 513-996-8524