April 19-21, 2021

Hilton Chicago | Chicago, Illinois

The World Adhesive & Sealant Conference was moved from April 2020 to April 2021 due to COVID-19


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Welcome to Chicago, the “Windy City” – Rich in History and Culture.

Chicago is the ideal host city for the 2021 World Adhesive & Sealant Conference. This famous city has something for everyone – from world-class museums and Michelin-star restaurants to over 200 theatres with incredible shows, and don’t forget about the most amazing street food you’ll find anywhere in the U.S.! No matter what you love to do or where you’re from in the world, you’ll feel right at home doing it here! The Hilton Chicago is the official hotel for WAC 2021, offering attendees world-class amenities and hospitality.

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Don’t Miss This Opportunity to Connect in 2021
with the Global Adhesive & Sealant Industry!


Opening Reception & Dinner

Attendees can look forward to an entertaining and GRAND ‘Chicago Style’ Opening welcoming the global adhesive & sealant community to WAC 2021 in the ‘Windy City’ followed by a reception and dinner.


High Impact Keynotes

Subject matter experts and internationally recognized speakers will deliver highly impactful keynotes on timely subjects of interest to the adhesive & sealant industry.

Educational Programming for Technical & Business Staff

Industry experts share their knowledge, expertise, and experience to keep you and your company up to date on the latest developments, technologies and business opportunities.

Exclusive Networking Events

Held only once every four years, WAC is the premier international event to meet and network with industry professionals from around the world. Numerous events and opportunities to connect will be available!

Chicago Entertainment & Fun Themed Activities

There’s a little something for everyone in Chicago including world-class museums, Michelin-star restaurants, live shows in one of over 200 theaters, guided tours, sporting events, shopping and unmatched nightlife. LOTS of fun in store for attendees!

Incredible Sponsorship Opportunities for Companies

STAND ABOVE THE CROWD at WAC 2021. Exclusive opportunities are available to reach the global industry at this important event! More information coming soon. Download the information packet for complete details, then contact Malinda Armstrong at +1 301-986-9700 x1106,  malinda.armstrong@ascouncil.org



Adhesive & Sealant EXPO

The 2021 World Adhesive & Sealant EXPO brings together global suppliers, distributors, and equipment manufacturers to meet the ever-growing needs of the industry.

Looking to reserve a BOOTH at the EXPO? Download the information packet for complete details, then contact Malinda Armstrong at +1 301-986-9700 x1106,  malinda.armstrong@ascouncil.org


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WAC 2021 Organizer:


“On behalf of The Adhesive and Sealant Council, our co-hosts and co-promoters, and the U.S. adhesive and sealant industry, we are extremely honored to welcome the global community to Chicago for the World Adhesive and Sealant Conference (WAC) April 19-21, 2021. We are diligently working to deliver a world-class event that will be memorable for all participants for years to come.”

Bill Allmond

President, The Adhesive & Sealant Council, U.S.A.

WAC 2021 Co-Organizers:


WAC 2021 Co-Promoters:



The Adhesive and Sealants Manufacturers Association of Canada (ASMAC)


Japan Adhesive Industry Association (JAIA)


Korea Adhesive Industry Association (KAIA)


Taiwan Synthetic Resins & Adhesives Industrial Association (TSRAIA)


China Adhesives and Tape Industry Association (CATIA)


Bangladesh Adhesive Manufacturers Association (BAMA)

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