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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:

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.

CPI Webinar - PU 122: Importance of Air Barriers for the Building Enclosure
November 7, 2018
This webinar will provide a basic description of how a building enclosure protects its occupants, with attention to controlling heat, air and moisture. Discussion of building air leakage sources and their impact on building performance will be provided. Formal definitions of air barriers including: materials, accessories, assemblies and systems will be discussed, as well as recent changes to both residential and commercial energy codes that require air barriers. Finally, the performance of SPF and other foam plastic insulations as an air barrier material will be presented.

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.

CPI Webinar - PU 123: PU Coatings—Technology, Market, Structure-Property Relationship, Application, and Examples of Uses
December 5, 2018
Attendees will review the most common raw materials used in the formulation of polyurethane based coatings and discuss how the components’ structure affects the general properties of the resultant coating. Several common practices for surface preparation, application, and physical testing will be covered. Finally, case studies from multiple market segments will be shared in order for attendees to more fully understand the durability and applicability of polyurethane coatings via real world applications.

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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