ACS Networking Events

ACS Spring 2021 will offer several networking and engagement opportunities. Locate these events in the Scheduler, and be sure to add them to your meeting itinerary!

All events are listed in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) (-7:00 hours UTC/GMT). To display the meeting events in your current time zone, use the Preferred Time Zone converter on the Current and Upcoming Schedule or Full Schedule and My Itinerary pages.

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Wednesday, April 7

Attendees Rock! ACS Attendee Appreciation Networking Party

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT

We appreciate you and we are throwing a party in your honor! Fun and games await you at the Attendee Appreciation Party. Connect with friends and hop from room to room to rock with DJ Skipp, take a pose in the photo booth, and win a chance to enter the Caricature Artist Lounge where you can have a sketch of your face drawn in real-time. Tip: Look out for our CEO Tom Connelly, he’s giving out surprises all party long in the different break-out rooms.

Finally, do not forget to test your ACS knowledge during trivia time to win ACS Store Bucks. Redeem your bucks anytime during the meeting to buy that special something. We will see you there on April 7 at noon PDT.

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Tuesday, April 13

Shop & Network during the Store Networking Mixer

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT 

The ACS Moles have a three-in-one special deal just for you! Join them for the ACS Event Store + Shop + Network Mixer on April 13 from 12-1 PDT. Catch the sales, win some ACS Store Bucks, and see some familiar faces. The ACS Moles and store staff cannot wait to see you.

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Friday, April 16

Halfway There Reception

5:00 PM -  6:00 PM PDT

Discover the city of Atlanta! Learn about Atlanta’s vibrant neighborhoods and participate in an interactive presentation about the science of beer from John Roberts of the Bold Monk Brewing Co. Mingle with colleagues at the Networking Lounge and win prizes.

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Friday, April 9

Opening Reception

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM PDT

Experience the flavor of San Antonio! This one-of-a-kind virtual Opening Reception celebrates San Antonio’s rich culture, dramatic history, and culinary specialties. From the comfort of your home, join Chef Sofia in the Latin Kitchen of the Culinary Institute of America as she demonstrates making one of San Antonians’ favored pairings—guacamole and Mexico’s Tequila Daisy aka Margarita. Be sure to stick around for the raffle, you could be the lucky winner.


6:00 PM - 7:30 PM PDT

Join us for the virtual Sci-Mix! Connect with your peers and explore poster presentations contributed by each participating division.

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Thursday, April 15

ACS Networking Lounge, powered by REMO

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT 

Have you been missing hallway chats with peers or sitting down with former colleagues for a quick coffee catch-up? We have the answer. Drop by the virtual networking lounge and turn on your camera to live chat in a group or one-on-one at a private table. Hop from table to table to meet new connections and join in conversations on different industry topics or just say hello to familiar faces. You can even exchange virtual business cards! Finally...a way to fulfill that networking connection we have all been missing.