Event Coordinator Resources, Forms & Deadlines

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Organizing an event during the 248th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco?  The following resources will help ACS divisions, committees, exhibitors and staff to arrange events for the meeting.

Important Notices

  • VEMS. For all late meeting requests, please fill out the meeting room requests forms below and e-mail them to VEMShelp@acs.org as soon as possible.
  • A $200 late fee will be applied to all requests received after April 25, 2014. The late fee will appear on the final confirmation. If you have any questions regarding this fee, please contact Vanessa Johnson-Evans at 202-872-4553.

Official Property Locations

*subject to change

  • Courtyard Downtown
  • Grand Hyatt
  • Hotel Nikko
  • Hilton San Francisco Union Square
  • Intercontinental
  • The Mosser
  • Palace Hotel San Francisco
  • Palomar
  • Parc 55
  • San Francisco Marriott Marquis
  • San Francisco Marriott Union Square
  • Sir Francis Drake
  • W Hotel
  • Westin Market Street
  • Westin St. Francis

Menus and Floorplans

View a partial list of menus and floorplans for the Convention Center and hotels.

San Francisco Restaurant Resources

Information on restaurants and private dining rooms can be found in this Meeting Planners tool on the San Francisco Travel Board website. Enter your preferences and the site will search its database for matches.

Request Forms in .PDF format

Meeting Request. Use this form to request business meeting space.

Exhibitor Forms

Social Event Request. Use this form to request that ACS arrange a social event OR to publicize your pre-arranged event.

Workshop Request. Use this form to arrange a workshop that is not part of the technical program and/or requires separate fees from ACS National Meeting registration.

Promotional Resources and Official Meeting Artwork

are available on the ACS Network. Need assistance promoting your event and maximizing attendee turnout? Here are some materials on the ACS Network that can help you get started. Please submit to the national meetings newsletter or have items posted through our social media networks, publications and on-site. Contact us at
Email: nationalmeetings@acs.org
202-872-6061 to see how the Meetings & Expositions team can help make your event a success.

Signage Requests

Use this form to request special signage for your event.

22 x 28 – Advance - By July 10, 2014
(includes tax and labor)
22 x 28 - Late - After July 10, 2014
(includes tax and labor)
28 x 44 – Advance - By July 10, 2014
(includes tax and labor)
28 x 44 – Late – After July 10, 2014
(includes tax and labor)
Please email sign request forms and all signage related inquiries to signrequests@acs.org

Become an Exhibitor

The ACS National Exposition is an integral part of each meeting and presents a unique opportunity to interact with over 15,000 scientific professionals from all chemical disciplines. Learn more about booth registration, sponsorship and marketing oportunities, conducting a workshop and other ways you can showcase your product and services.

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