MLA Convention 2017

Modern Language Association Annual Convention

05 Jan 2017 - 08 Jan 2017
Exhibits: Friday, 6 January - Sunday, 8 January
30 days to go

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia / Pennsylvania / United States of America

Modern Language Association Annual Convention (MLA Convention) is the largest scholarly meeting in the humanities, enabling members of the profession to share their ideas and research with colleagues from other universities and colleges, as well as with those in related fields and professions, bringing together thousands of members to discuss new research, participate in workshops, and build their professional networks. This 4 days convention is being organized by Modern Language Association (MLA). The venue of this event is Pennsylvania Convention Center which is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. The event will be held from 05 January 2017, Thursday to 08 January 2017, Sunday. MLA Convention 2017 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to language sector from the leading exhibitors such as university-level publications in English and other languages, products or services relating to language, literature, and the humanities, information technologies for humanities scholarship, research, teaching, translation, writing, or editing. Exhibitor profile of this event includes publishers of scholarly, research, and literary publications in a variety of languages, e-book publishers, digital libraries, and other digital-media providers, producers of information technologies, suppliers of products and services for people studying and teaching language, literature, and the humanities. The approximate number of exhibitors that will exhibit at this event is over 100. Over 6,000 visitors are expected at this convention. Visitor profile of this event includes teachers and sRead Morecholars of language, literature, humanities, and culture, program directors and department chairs of colleges and universities, graduate students seeking to establish their careers, international attendees representing a wide range of languages and cultures, writers and academics who want to share their knowledge, connect with colleagues, and discover the newest publications and products. The frequency of MLA Convention is annual. This convention has been running since 1883.


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  City : Philadelphia, PA

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Pennsylvania Convention Center

Pennsylvania Convention Center is one of the largest convention centers in the nation with more than 1 million useable square feet of exhibit space. The center is designed to accommodate different size nad types of conventions, exhibitions, conferences and other events. Pennsylvania Convention Center hosts over 250 events annualy, ranging from internationally-attended conventions to regional company retreats.


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Modern Language Association (MLA)

Founded in 1883 and based in New York, NY, Modern Language Association (MLA) is a leading advocate for the study and teaching of languages and literatures and serves as a clearinghouse for professional resources for teachers and scholars.

Address: 85 Broad Street, Suite 500

City: New York City, NY

Country: United States of America

Phone: 646 576-5000

Fax: 646 458-0030

Email: help[at]

Website: Click here for organizer website


  • Friday : 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. (Show Hours)
  • Saturday : 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. (Show Hours)
  • Sunday : 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. (Show Hours)

Event at a glance

  Event Type International Convention & Trade Show
  Start Date 05 January 2017, Thursday
  End Date 08 January 2017, Sunday
  Countdown 30 days to go
  Category Humanities
  Venue Pennsylvania Convention Center
  City Philadelphia, PA
  State Pennsylvania
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Modern Language Association (MLA)
  Web Site Click for official website
  First Year 1883
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 6,000+
  Exhibitors 100+
  Open to Trade visitors
Dates and venue of the event are subject to change or possibly cancel without notice to Tradeshowz. Contact organizer for more informations before making arrangements.

Past Editions

  • 07 Jan 2016 - 10 Jan 2016
    Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX
  • 08 Jan 2015 - 11 Jan 2015
    Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC
  • 09 Jan 2014 - 12 Jan 2014
    Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • 03 Jan 2013 - 06 Jan 2013
    Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA
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