Pittcon 2016 Announces Exposition Highlights

For more information, contact Marian Nardozzi, nardozzi@pittcon.org, 800-825-3221 x 203

This year’s exposition welcomes 119 first-time exhibiting companies.

Pittsburgh, PA – February 12, 2016 – The Pittcon 2016 Exposition, which takes place March 7-10, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, will include 848 exhibitors (count as of February 9, 2016) of which 119 are first time exhibitors. These leading companies will be displaying products and services used by the scientific community in industrial, academic, and government labs. The Exposition will offer the latest innovations in areas such as, but not limited to, analytical chemistry; drug discovery; nanotechnology; life sciences to include forensics, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics; food analysis and safety; environmental science; energy and fuel; and air, water and wastewater analysis.

The global exhibition will consist of 217 (approximately 26%) exhibiting companies headquartered in 27 countries outside of the United States such as the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, China, France, Germany, and Italy. The 409,740 square foot (total footage) exposition floor will include 1,535 booths and 20 seminar rooms (counts as of February 9).

The 2016 Exposition Chairman Gregg Gould commented, “With PIttcon 2016 just around the corner, we are very excited about what will be happening on the exposition floor this year. We welcome back our long-time mainstay exhibitors to the Georgia World Congress Center in the fine city of Atlanta, and we are also quite pleased to have nearly 120 new exhibitors this year.”

Gregg added, “We would also like to thank our Platinum Sponsor, Waters; Gold Sponsors Shimadzu and MilliporeSigma; and Silver Sponsor, Chemplex, for their support.

An up-to-date list of exhibitors and descriptions, view our Exhibitor Listings.

A new feature in two areas on the expo floor will be Live Demos. These 20-minute interactive sessions will be presented by leading companies Monday through Wednesday. A schedule can be found at pittcon.org.

Exposition amenities include a complimentary mixer on Tuesday afternoon; free souvenir and apples, complimentary publications from leading publishers and rest areas in Centennial Park; photo op with Dr. Pete Conn in the Pittcon booth 4657, and a Relaxation Station sponsored by Shimadzu.

To get complete information as updates become available, visit www.pittcon.org.

About Pittcon
Pittcon® is a registered trademark of The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, a Pennsylvania non-profit organization. Co-sponsored by the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, Pittcon is the premier annual conference and exposition on laboratory science.

Proceeds from Pittcon fund science education and outreach at all levels, kindergarten through adult. Pittcon donates more than a million dollars a year to provide financial and administrative support for various science outreach activities including science equipment grants, research grants, scholarships and internships for students, awards to teachers and professors, and grants to public science centers, libraries and museums.