Adhesives Magazine

GUEST EDITOR'S MEMO: An Invitation to WAC

January 30, 2008
This month's Editor's Memo comes from Lawrence D. Sloan, president of The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc.

For the first time in over a decade, the World Adhesive Conference and Expo (WAC) will take place on American soil. The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc. (ASC) is honored to extend you an invitation to this momentous occasion. Join us April 20-23 at the InterContinental Miami for a conference that is more than just an event -WAC will be an experience to remember.

Programming of International Proportion

Every WAC educational session is the culmination of the experience and knowledge of industry professionals from around the world. Speakers lend a global perspective to the issues you need to know about, including the following.
  • Advancing End-Use Technologies
  • International Regulations Update (including a dedicated session on REACH)
  • Future Trends in PSAs
  • Developments in Reactive Adhesives and Sealants
  • Going Green: Exploring ReNEWable Resources
You simply can’t miss the international learning opportunities WAC provides.

Networking Across Nations

WAC offers attendees a chance to network with industry colleagues from Asia, Europe, South Africa, Latin America and India. Meet individuals from every corner of the globe at events such as the Opening Ceremony and Welcome Reception. WAC is about embracing our similarities while celebrating our differences with delegates from other cultures and nations.

A Sold-Out Trade Show

With more than 100 exhibitors, the WAC Expo is one of the largest global showcases of the industry. Walking this Expo floor means exposing yourself to global innovations and raw material breakthroughs that advance the state of the industry.

Lawrence D. Sloan

Spectacular Special Events

The timing of WAC is remarkably serendipitous as 2008 marks ASC’s 50th anniversary. We couldn’t be more excited by the opportunity to share our golden anniversary with the world. The 50th Anniversary Celebration we have planned is a once-in-a-lifetime event!

To learn more about this and other special events and the companies sponsoring them, look for the WAC Preliminary Program in the mail or visit us online at www.ascouncil.org/industry/wac. Don’t delay - make your reservations online now!

See you in Miami!

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