Plan an Event

Organizing an event during the 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco, CA? The following resources will help ACS divisions, committees, exhibitors and staff to arrange events for the meeting.

Important Notices

  • VEMS is open!  For all late meeting requests, please fill out the meeting room request forms and email them to foodandbev@acs.org
  • A $200 late fee will be applied to all requests received after November 21, 2016.  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.

Organizer Resources

  • Access the Technical Session PPT and No Recording Policy (Coming Soon)
  • Technical Session Locator (Coming Soon)
  • San Francisco Menus (Coming Soon)
  • San Francisco Floorplans (Coming Soon)

Official Property Locations

Courtyard San Francisco
Grand Hyatt
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Hotel AbRi
Hotel Nikko
InterContinental
King George
Marriott Union Square
Palace Hotel
Parc 55
Park Central
San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Sir Francis Drake
The Mosser Hotel
W San Francisco
Westin St. Francis
Holiday Inn Civic Center

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.

Signage Requests

Use this form to request special signage for your event.

Size and Date Price
22 x 28 – Advance - By March 3, 2017
$205.00
(310.00 double-sided)
(includes tax and labor)
22 x 28 - Late - After March 3, 2017
$300.00 
($450 double-sided)
(includes tax and labor)
28 x 44 – Advance - By March 3, 2017
$245.00 
($370 double-sided)
(includes tax and labor)
28 x 44 – Late – After March 3, 2017
$360.00 
($540 double-sided)
(includes tax and labor)

Please email sign request forms and all signage related inquiries to signrequests@acs.org

Artwork Resources

Use any of these materials to promote the National Meeting!

Quick Links

Deadlines:

Requestors will receive notification of space assignments.
Week of December 23, 2016

Requestors submit menu selections, additions and/or changes and A/V to ACS Meetings.
January 11, 2017

Requestors submit signed final confirmations to ACS Meetings. Signed and faxed to 202-872-6128.
February 1, 2017

Signage Request forms, used to request special signage for your event, is due to ACS Meetings.
March 3, 2017

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.

Important Notices

A $200 late fee will be applied to all requests received after November 21, 2016.  The late fee will appear on the final confirmation.  If you have any questions regarding this fee, please contact Vanessa Johnson-Evans at v_j_evans@acs.org.

The Meetings Department has been asked not to schedule events on April 3, between 5 - 7 PM as we will continue to showcase the ACS/Kavli Lecture Series. If your event falls within this day and time, we ask that you please reschedule.