ACS National Meeting & Exposition - American Chemical Society


Event Overview:

Why Attend an ACS National Meeting?

ACS National Meetings are where chemistry professionals meet to share ideas and advance scientific and technical knowledge. By attracting thousands of chemical professionals, the meeting provides excellent opportunities for sharing your passion for chemistry, connecting with the world’s largest scientific society, and advancing your career in this ever-changing global economy.

So…why should you attend the National Meeting?

The Exposition

300+ exhibitors will showcase state-of-the-art technologies!

Discover new research in your area of professional interest!

Scientific Presentations

With over 8,000 papers presented at each meeting your opportunity to acquire cutting-edge research is endless.

Professional Development

Attend workshops and other professional training that give you the tools to stay on top of new technologies and growing trends in the science industry.

Recruit employees from the "cream of the crop", apply for jobs, and more at the ACS Career Fair.

The Kavli Lecture Series

Promotes groundbreaking discovery and public understanding of the world’s most challenging issues and how chemistry can provide solutions.

Networking Opportunities

Thousands of chemists and related professionals from around the world attend ACS National Meetings.

Attend Sci-Mix, the interdivisional poster session and happy hour.

Find more activities focused on your area of chemistry on the ACS Meeting App

Exhibitor Information:

Why Exhibit at the ACS National Exposition?

To meet potential customers and network! As an ACS exhibitor, you will encounter an estimated 11,000-14,000 meeting attendees. They are prospective customers, and probably some of your existing clients, too.

These attendees visit the Exposition to explore products and services that will help them to improve their business and laboratory operations, and to investigate new technologies and techniques in instrumentation, laboratory equipment, software, hardware, publications, and more. This is your chance to put yourself in front of them.

To encourage attendee foot traffic, ACS incorporates effective traffic-builders, such as:

  • ACS membership, publications, and other staff units create a vibrant ACS booth cluster in the middle of the show floor
  • Attendee services (e.g., Internet access, laptop accessibility, prize and souvenir booths, seating, and concessions at each Exposition

Also, with approximately 300 exhibiting companies in more than 450 booths, exhibiting provides you with access to other U.S. and international suppliers of business-to-business products and services. Explore your competition in a non-threatening environment, and develop contacts and valuable partner-supplier connections.

About ACS:

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading
sources and authorities in scientific information. A non-profit organization, ACS is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemical enterprise and the premier professional home for chemists, chemical engineers and related professions around the globe.


Mar 18   

7:30 AM – 7:30 PM Registration & Badge Pickup Open

3 PM – 6 PM Opening Session

6 PM - 8:30 PM Welcome Reception in the Expo & Career Fair 

Mar 19   

7:30 AM – 9 PM Registration & Badge Pickup Open

9 AM – 5 PM Expo & Career Fair Open

4 PM - 6:30 PM Kavli Lecture Series

8 PM – 10 PM SciMix

Mar 20   

7:30 AM – 5 PM Registration & Badge Pickup Open

9 AM – 5 PM Expo & Career Fair Open

6:30 PM – 10 PM ACS National Awards Reception & Banquet

Mar 21   

7:30 AM – 4 PM Registration & Badge Pickup Open

Mar 22   

7:30 AM – 1 PM Registration & Badge Pickup Open


Mar 2018




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