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Trends and technical developments in the international flame retardant industry
25 - 26 April 2017, The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Organized by Applied Market Information LLC (AMI)
AMI's FIRE RETARDANTS IN PLASTICS 2017 takes place on April 25-26 at the Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA.
Located in the heart of the manufacturing region for the industry, attendees will participate in second-to-none networking and experience a compelling conference program.
Fire Retardants in Plastics is the essential meeting place for the flame retardant industry. The conference program annually aims to cover market trends and developments, novel materials and technologies, formulations and applications. In addition to presentations, exhibition spaces will allow companies to showcase their latest products, services, achievements and technologies.
For further information on Fire Retardants in Plastics 2017, please contact: Ms. Kelly DeFino, Sr. Conference Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +1 610 478 0800, Fax: +1 610 478 0900.
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AMI's Fire Retardants in Plastics 2017
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Registration includes all sessions, conference proceedings, the cocktail reception, luncheons, and break refreshments.
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Fire Retardants in Plastics 2017
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How to Register
Currently, there are 4 ways you can register for our event:
1. By phone: Call +1 610 478 0800 to register over the phone
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3. By fax: Complete the registration form and fax it to +1 610 478 0900
4. By post: Complete the registration form and mail it to
APPLIED MARKET INFORMATION LLC
1210 Broadcasting Rd, Suite #103
Wyomissing, PA 19610
We will send you a confirmation on receipt of your registration.
Please contact Ms. Kelly DeFino, Sr. Conference Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1 610 478 0800 for more details about attending this event.
AMI events are more than just arenas for listening and networking. They also represent highly-targeted opportunities to enhance your image and to promote your products and services to an international audience.
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For further information please contact the Conference Coordinator, Kelly Cressman, by email: email@example.com or Tel: +1 610 478 0800.
The table top exhibition is an integral part of the event; It is the ideal setting to promote your company and gives potential customers an access point to connect with you directly.
The exhibition package includes: Space in the exhibition room (where registration, all breaks and the cocktail reception are held), a profile of your company in the conference proceedings and 1 free delegate place.
Exhibitors may either use tables provided by the hotel (3 ft. x 6 ft.) or bring their own stand or display.
Please note that only a limited number of tables are available and that we allocate the space on a first come, first served basis.
To register for a table top, select "exhibition package" on the registration form here: Fire Retardants in Plastics 2017. Return the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax +1 610 478 0900.
Questions?: Contact Kelly DeFino, Sr. Conference Coordinator, at +1 610 478 0800 or email@example.com
How can I register?
Currently there are 4 ways you can register for our event:
1. By phone: Call +1 610 478 0800 to register over the phone
2. By email: Complete the registration form and email it to the Conference Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org). The
form can be found by clicking the Program button on the conference’s main page.
3. By fax: Complete the registration form for the particular conference you would like to attend and
fax it to +1 610 478 0900.
4. By post: Complete the registration form and mail it to: Applied Market Information LLC, 1210
Broadcasting Road, Suite #103, Wyomissing, PA 19610, USA
Can I register online?
Online registration is not yet available. Please refer to the question “how can I register” to see what methods are available to you.
What does the registration fee include?
The registration fee includes access to the sessions and exhibition room, conference materials, all break refreshments and lunch on both days, an invitation to the cocktail reception, and invaluable networking opportunities.
Do I need to book my accommodation directly?
A limited number of rooms have been reserved for attendees at a discounted rate ($179 plus tax per night) on a first come, first reserved basis. To make a reservation, contact the Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh at +1 800 228 3000 and indicate that you will be attending AMI's Fire Retardants in Plastics 2017 conference. This rate expires on March 31, 2016.
How can I pay?
1) You can arrange a bank transfer; please contact Ms. Kelly Cressman at email@example.com for more information.
2) You can pay by check in US dollars ($) made payable to "Applied Market Information LLC"
3) You can pay by credit card: Visa/Mastercard/American Express/Amex
*Please note all cards payments will be processed in US dollars ($) and payment terms are NET 30.
Can I pay with an AMEX card?
Yes, we do accept American Express payment if no other method of payment is available to you. Please be aware that the payment will be processed in US Dollars and that the AMEX commission will be based on the US Dollar exchange rate of the day we process your credit card. In addition because of the much higher costs involved in accepting payments by AMEX we reserve the right to make an additional 2% charge.
Do I get a refund if I cancel my participation?
We will give you a full refund, less an administrative charge of $200 if we receive your cancellation prior to February 17, 2017. Thereafter, we regret that no refunds can be made.
Refunds cannot be made on exhibition or sponsorship packages.
Can my colleague replace me if I cannot attend the conference?
Yes, delegates may be substituted at any time, with no charge.
Can I get a group discount?
If your company is planning to send 2 delegates or more, you are entitled to a group discount. Please contact the Conference Coordinator, Kelly DeFino at +1 610 478 0800 or firstname.lastname@example.org
If I cannot attend, can I obtain the presentations given at the event?
Yes, the conference proceedings are available for sale after each event for $425 + postage. Email Ms. Kelly DeFino, Sr. Conference Coordinator at email@example.com for more information.
What if I cannot attend an AMI event because of bad weather, industrial action, sickness or bereavement?
Unfortunately, AMI cannot take responsibility for such problems. We recommend that you ensure that your travel plans leave you enough spare time to cope with weather delays or industrial action and that your travel insurance policy will recompense you for any financial loss that you suffer as a result of being unable to travel for other reasons. Remember that if you cannot attend an event then you can always send a colleague in your place at no charge.
Do I need a visa to enter a country where AMI is holding an event?
It is entirely possible that you may need a valid visa to enter the USA when AMI is holding an event there. We recommend that at the time of booking you check the visa requirements. Please find below a link to the US State Department's visa requirements web pages:
We are unable to give refunds to delegates who cannot attend conferences because they fail the visa requirements of the country.
Does the conference program ever change?
AMI always does its utmost to avoid changes in advertised conference programs. However, it is a fact of life that from time to time amendments have to be made as a result of changes to speakers’ circumstances or corporate change. Remember that you can always check with our conference staff on the latest status any conference program.
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AMI welcomes paper offers for presentation at our conferences provided such papers meet our quality and relevance requirements. Within each conference heading you will find a section on ‘Call for Papers’, which tells you what to do if you want to present a paper at a specific conference.
I would like to suggest a new conference
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I have another question that has not been answered
Please contact Ms. Christine Stelluti, Conference Manager at email@example.com or +1 610 478 0800.
Attendees are responsible for arranging their own hotel accommodation while attending the conference.
The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: +1 412 281 3700
A limited number of rooms have been reserved for attendees at a discounted rate ($179 plus tax per night) on a first come, first reserved basis. To make a reservation, book online, or contact the Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh at +1 800 228 3000 and indicate that you will be attending AMI's Fire Retardants in Plastics 2017 conference. This rate expires on March 31, 2017.
The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: +1 412 281 3700
AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE
The Westin is 17 miles (~25 minutes) from the Pittsburgh International Airport. There is an airport shuttle bus that provides convenient transportation between our Pittsburgh hotel and Pittsburgh International Airport. The shuttle runs 24 hours a day and advance reservations are required. Please call 1-800-258-3826, or visit www.supershuttle.com to make your reservation. Cost is $24 one way and $46 round trip.
PARKING AT THE HOTEL
The Weston offers on-site hotel valet parking with in and out privileges for $26 per night. Self-parking without in and out privileges is subject to availability for $22 per night. For alternative off-site parking or oversized vehicle parking (over 6’) please contact the hotel for assistance.
COMPLIMENTARY HOTEL SHUTTLE
A complimentary Westin hotel shuttle operates within a one mile radius of the hotel Monday through Friday from 7AM to 11PM. Please contact the hotel for additional information.
DIRECTIONS TO THE HOTEL
From Pittsburgh International Airport: Take Route 60 towards Pittsburgh through the Fort Pitt Tunnel and exit at Liberty Avenue. Follow Liberty Avenue to 10th Street. Turn left, and the hotel is on the right. For the most convenient and least costly trip from the airport to The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, take the SuperShuttle. For pricing and more information, visit the SuperShuttle website.
From East: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 57 to 376 West. Take 376 West to Exit 1C (Grant Street). Take Grant Street to 11th Street and turn left. Go 1 block to Pennsylvania Avenue. Turn left and go 1 block to 10th Street. Turn left on 10th Street, and the hotel entrance is on the left.
From North: Take Interstate 79 South to Interstate 279 South. Follow the signs to Interstate 579 South and cross over Veterans Bridge. Take the 7th Avenue Exit. Proceed to the second light and turn right. Pass the next light and the hotel's driveway is on the right.
From South: Take I-79 North to the Pittsburgh Exit. Take I-279 North across Fort Pitt Bridge into the city. Follow the signs to Liberty Avenue. Take Liberty Avenue to 10th Street and turn left. The hotel entrance is on the right.
Companies who previously attended the event include the following:
3M Co. - 3N International, Inc.
A A. Schulman, INC. - ABB Switzerland Co. - Active Minerals International - Addcomp North America, INC. - Addivant - Adeka Corporation - AFC Cable Systems - Albemarle - Alcoa - Alexium, INC. - Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers - Alphagary Corporation - American Chemistry Council, North American Flame Retardant Alliance - Americhem, INC. - Amfine Chemical Corporation - Anderson & Company - Applied Minerals Inc. - Arbor Plastic Technologies LLC - Arclin - Arichem LLC & Flame Retardants Associates, INC. - Asahi Kasei Plastics, NA - Ascend Performance Materials - Ashland Performance Materials - AVA-HUEP GmbH U. Co. KG - Avery Dennison - Azalea Color
B B&P Process Equipment and Systems, LLC - BASF - BASF Corporation - BASF Corporation, Performance Chemicals Division - BASF SE - Belden - Berk-Tek LLC, A Nexans Company - Blachford, Inc. - Bluestar Silicones - Borealis Compounds LLC - Bostik, INC. - Brenntag Specialties - Bromine Compounds -Budenheim USA - Bunge
C Campine N.V. - Carpenter Company - CCC Plastics - Cease Fire Technology - Central Michigan University - Champlain Cable - Chase Corporation - Chemarco, INC. - Chem Technologies Ltd. - Chemarco, INC. - Chemceed - Chemische Fabrik Budenheim - Chempoint - Chemtura - Clariant Corporation, Masterbatches Business Unit - Clariant Corporation, BU Additives - Clariant Produkte (DE) GmbH - Clariant S.A. - Coleman Cable - Color Master, INC. - Construction Specialties, INC. - Corning Cable Systems - Coroplast - Cray Valley USA, LLC - Cromex S.A. - Cri-Sil Silicone Technologies
D Daihachi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. - DNG Chemicals Company - Dover Chemical Corporation - Dow Chemical Company - Dow Corning CORP. - Dsg Canusa - Shawcor - DSM Engineering Plastics - DSM Engineering Plastics Americas - DSM Engineering Plastics - DSM Resolve - DuPont - Dura-Line Holdings, Inc. - Durr Marketing - Durr Marketing Associates-OMYA Distribution Services - Dyna-mis - Dynasol Elastomers
E Eastman Chemical Company - ECM Plastics Inc. - EFI Polymers - E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Co, INC. - Eastman Chemical Company - Eagle Film Extruders - Elkem - Encore Wire Corp. - Enviroplas, INC. - Equistar Chemicals LP, A Lyondellbasell Company - Epmar Corporation - ETS-Lindgren - ETS-Lindgren - Evonik Industries - ExxonMobil Chemical Company
F Farrel Corporation - Farrel Pomini - Ferro Corporation - Firestone Building Products - FM Global - Flame Retardants Associates, INC. - Floridienne Chimie S.A. - Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF - FRX Polymers - FS Materials
G Gaco Western - GAF - GBH International - Gendon Polymer Services, INC. - General Cable - Glasteel - Graftech International - Great Lakes Solutions, A Chemtura Business - Green Wave Innovative Solutions LLC - Gulfstream
H H. M. Royal, INC. - Hangzhou JLS Flame Retardants Chemical Co.,Ltd. - Hanwha Chemical - Harwick Standard Distribution - Hebei University - Henkel Corporation Aerospace Group - Henry Company - Heritage Plastics - Hewlett Packard Company - Hexcel - Hof Textiles Inc. - Honeywell - Huber Engineered Materials - Huntsman - Hybrid Coating Technologies
I ICL-IP - IHS Chemical - Imerys Graphite & Carbon - Industrial Chemicals Ltd. - Indian Oxides & Chemicals Ltd. - Infinity LTL Engineered Compounds, An Americhem Group Company - Infochems, INC. - Ingenia Polymers - Innophos, INC. - Innovative Composites INC. - Invista Engineering Polymers - InPore Technologies, INC. - Invista - Invista (Canada) Company - Invista Engineering Polymers - Ipex Technologies, Inc. - Isola - ITW Formex
J JLS Chemical INC. - JM Huber Engineered Materials - JSP International - Johns Manville - Juergen Schmidt Chemievertretung GmbH
K Kingspan International - Kisuma Americas, INC. - Kraton Polymers LLC - Kydex, LLC
L L.V. Lomas Limited - Lamart CORP. - Lanxess - Layfield Group - Lianda Corporation - Lintech International LLC - List USA - Lion Copolymer LLC - LKAB Minerals, Inc. - Lord Corporation - Lotte Advanced Materials - Loughborough University - LS Cable Ltd. - LTL Color Compounders - Lubrizol
M M. Chemical Company, Inc. - M.G Chemicals - Magnolia Plastics - Marmon Innovation & Technology - Martin Marietta Magnesia Specialties - MCA Technologies GmbH - Mexichem Specialty Compounds - Milliken Chemical - Minelco - Mitsui Plastics INC. - MJL Industrial Inc. - Mullinix Packages - Multibase, A Dow Corning Company - Myung-Il Foamtec
N Nabaltec AG - Nanocor, INC. - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - Netchem INC. - Network Polymers - New Line Safety LLC - Nexeo Solutions - Noblis - Nova Chemicals - NWP Inc.
O O'tech Corporation - Omni Plastics - O'Neil Color and Compounding Corp. - Omya - Orbis Corporation - Osmose, INC. - Otech Corporation - Otsuka Chemical Co. Ltd. - Owens Corning
P Pacific Industrial development Corporation - Palziv North American - Perstorp Polyols, INC. - PINFA-NA - Plastics Color Corporation - Plenty Polymeric Technology Co., Ltd. - PMC Polymer Products - Poly-America INC. - Pol-Tex International - Polyad Services - Polymaterials Corp. - Polymer Dynamix - Polymer Additives Group - Polymer Products Company - PolyOne Corporation - Polyone Designed Structures and Solutions - Polyvel - Powder Processing & Technology, LLC - Presco Polymers, L.P. - Pyrophobic Systems Ltd.
Q QDOT Engineering - Quantum Composites INC.
R Radici Plastics USA - Rational 360 - Ravago Manufacturing Americas, LLC - Raven Industries - Reef Industries - Rio Tinto Minerals - Rogers Corporation - Royal Building Products - Royal Pipe Systems - RSCC - RSCC Wire & Cable LLC - RTP Company
S S&E Specialty Polymers - Sabic Innovative Plastics- Saco Polymers - Saco/Macromeric - Saco Polymers/NWP Inc. - Sakai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. - Sakai Trading New York INC. - Samsung Cheil Industries - Samsung Chemical - Schneller LLC - Schoeller Arca Systems - Scott Foam Technologies - Sekisui Polymers Innovations LLC - Sekisui Voltek - Servicios Administrativos Penoles S.A de C.V - Shayonano Singapore Pte Ltd. - Shekoy Chemicals US, Inc. - Shelton Group - Sojitz Corp. of America - Solvay Engineering Plastics - Solvay Specialty Polymers - Songwon - Sony Corporation - Southern Clay Products - Southwest Research Institute - Southwire - Spartech Color and Specialty Compounds - Spartech Corporation - Standridge Color CORP. - Star Plastics, Inc. - Superior Oil Company
T T&T Marketing, INC. - Techmer PM - Technick Products INC. - Teijen Limited - Teknor Apex Company - Tenowo INC. - Texas A&M University - The Boeing Company - The R.J. Marshall Co. - Thermal Designs, INC. - Thor GmbH - Thor Specialties, INC. - Timbertech Ltd. - Tnemec Co., INC. - Total Cray Valley - Trinity Specialty Compounding LLC - Trinseo
U UL Environment - UL LLC - Underwriters Laboratories INC. - Universal Air Filter Co. - University of Massachusetts - US Borax, Inc. - US Environmental Protection Agency
V Valeron Strength Films - Valtris Specialty Chemicals - Viakable Operaciones, SA de CV - Viking Polymers LLC
W W.L. Gore & Associates, INC. - Wacker Chemical - Wellchem Flame Retardant Ltd. - Weyerhaeuser - WCM Industries - William Blythe Limited - WJR - Beratung
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