IEC & Silicone Expo Co-locate for 2024

February 5, 2024

Rubber Division, ACS is excited to announce that Silicone Expo USA will co-locate with the International Elastomer Conference (IEC) taking place September 9-12, 2024 in Pittsburgh, PA. IEC is the premier conference in our industry providing many opportunities for attendees and exhibitors to learn, connect and grow through an expo, technical sessions, educational courses, networking events, student programs and much more. Silicone Expo explores the latest advancements in silicone technology and applications and is known for bridging ideas, materials and possibilities for the silicone industry. The combination of these two events under one roof promises an unparalleled experience for attendees, speakers and exhibitors. This unique collaboration will amplify networking and business development, spark innovative discussions and increase the value of attending.

“This collaboration is about synergizing our strengths, pooling our resources and increasing our impact on the industry segments we serve,” says Lakisha Barclay, Rubber Division, ACS Executive Director & CEO. Rubber Division, ACS Chair, Anthony Mariniello, says, “By combining forces, both organizations will expand their reach and create even more valuable opportunities for the attendees and exhibitors. Together, we will not just host events, we will orchestrate progress and growth for our great industry.”

Extensive deliberations between the involved parties, supported by valuable input from their respective advisory boards and key stakeholders, have culminated in a unanimous agreement to co-locate these prominent events. The decision reflects a shared vision to provide an enriched experience for attendees amidst a bustling industry landscape.

Nathan Reuby, CEO of Select Global Events, states, “The strategic alignment between Silicone Expo USA and the International Elastomer Conference represents an exciting venture. The significant synergy between the silicone and elastomer industries creates a unique opportunity for collaboration. Both parties are committed to delivering an elevated offering to attendees in an industry that is becoming increasingly dynamic.”

Exhibit space is still available at both expos. Secure International Elastomer Conference exhibit space at and Silicone Expo exhibit space at Registration for both events will open in May.

About Rubber Division, ACS
Rubber Division, ACS, based in Akron, OH, is an international association of chemists, engineers, technicians, scientists, plant managers, sales and marketing professionals and others in the rubber, polymer or related fields within industry, academia and government. We work to educate, connect and grow the evolving elastomer industry through educational, technical, business and networking activities.

About Select Global Events
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