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Throughout the year, we host a number of issue-specific and executive-level events for both members and non-members. These educational and networking opportunities provide a strong platform to connect with industry leaders in the business of chemistry. Our upcoming events can be found below:

2018 Responsible Care® Workshop Series: RCMS®/RC14001® Implementation Workshop
September 25-27, 2018
Charlotte, NC
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The popular ACC Responsible Care RCMS/RC14001 Implementation Workshop is ideal for new RC Coordinators and for those experienced Coordinators wishing a review. This workshop will cover both technical specifications (RCMS and RC14001:2015) in depth to give attendees a firm understanding of each element’s requirements and intent, examples of how other companies have addressed each requirement and tools to aid with implementation. The workshop also covers the Product Safety Code, Process Safety Code, and Security Code requirements.

2018 Polyurethanes Technical Conference
October 1-3, 2018
Atlanta, GA
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The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s annual Polyurethanes Technical Conference, the longest-running polyurethanes conference in North America, offers the unique convergence of industry expertise, professional networking, and regulatory insight. Fostering both technical and professional development, the Polyurethanes Technical Conference is the premier destination to preview the polyurethanes technology of tomorrow and key information for today.

Plastics Industry Producers' Statistics Group (PIPS) Fall Meeting
October 24-25, 2018
Houston, TX
The PIPS semi-annual meeting is your opportunity to increase your understanding of ACC's resin statistics reports, contribute ideas and visions for enhancing the program, and to maximize the value your company receives from the data.

2018 Responsible Care® Workshop Series: Member-Partner Supply Chain Workshop
October 31-November 1, 2018
Philadelphia, PA
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Join us in Philadelphia for our third Member-Partner Supply Chain Workshop of the year. Building on the success of our New Orleans event in March and July in Chicago, the workshop is structured for maximum interactive participation from the attendees. We are poised to move forward with the Excellent Practices Guidance for preventing Mis-Delivery incidents that was developed in earlier workshops. We will also respond to requests from member companies for more information on how supply chain partners are addressing drug and alcohol testing and employee background vetting. A session on the new electronic Hazardous Waste manifest system as well as work from our Third Party Logistics (3PL) group on the Perfect Order project.

2018 Chairman's Dinner, Board of Directors & Related Events
November 7-9, 2018
Dana Point, CA
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The next meeting of The American Chemistry Council Board of Directors and Executive Committee, the 15th Annual Chairman's Dinner, and other related events will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel. Celebrate with us as we recognize our industry's continued efforts to drive innovation, improve performance and ensure that the business of chemistry is safe, secure and sustainable.

State Affairs and Political Mobilization Annual Planning Meeting
November 14-16, 2018
Amelia Island, FL
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The annual planning meeting brings together your industry government relations colleagues along with public affairs experts and State Chemical Industry Councils to discuss priority state issues and linkages to ACC issue priorities, including efforts to continue to strengthen the industry’s political programs.

Become a Sponsor

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) represents the leading U.S. chemical manufacturers. As a $768 billion industry, chemistry has a major financial impact across the globe. In fact, over 96 percent of all manufactured goods are touched directly by the business of chemistry.

Becoming an ACC sponsor can carry enormous impact. Our program is designed to provide your company with the right access points to your target audience. Specifically, our sponsorship can:  

  • Increase your company’s visibility among the association’s membership, key decision makers and industry leaders.
  • Illustrate that you are a supporter of or key player in the chemical business marketplace.
  • Provide the tools needed to give your company various touch points to your desired audience.
  • Offer a full-bodied understanding of current issues and future industry trends through participation in ACC conferences, webinars and events.
  • Generate new leads by linking your presence with the industry’s leading trade association—ACC. 

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