ASM Microbe 2020

ASM Microbe will host the largest gathering of microbiologists in the world with hundreds of industry companies expecting to attend our annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois.  Don't miss the chance to put your products and services in front of the leaders shaping the future of the microbial sciences.

Key Contacts
The American Society for Microbiology has retained Corcoran Expositions to provide exhibit, advertisement and sponsorship sales management for ASM Microbe 2020.  Exhibit, advertising and sponsorship opportunities are open now.

Exhibits Manager
Rhonda King
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Advertisement and Sponsorship Sales
Mary Michalik 
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For general exhibit operations questions, please contact Marissa Brown, Exhibits Operations Specialist, click here to email

Booth Benefits

  • One (1) Exhibitor Attendee Badge per exhibiting company, with access to scientific sessions and workshops.
  • Two (2) Exhibitor Booth Personnel badges per 10x10, no access to sessions.
  • Two (2) Complimentary Customer Pass Badges for each 10 'x 10' booth purchased, which allows exhibitors to provide non-registered customers entry into Exhibit Hall ONLY on designated day.  Exhibit Customer Pass Badge registration will open at a later date.
  • Booths 300 sq. ft. or less will receive a one-line ID sign.  Booths larger than 300 sq. ft. may receive a one-line ID sign upon request.

Exhibitor Resources

Exhibitor Checklist Exhibitor FAQs Rules & Regulations Exhibit Kit

Exhibit Information

Booth Fees
Booths are sold in 10 ’× 10’ increments at the following rates.   
Inline: $32.75 per sq. ft.
Corner: $35.75 per sq. ft.
Island: $38.75 per sq. ft. 

Non-Exhibiting Suppliers are companies or organizations that provide services or products to the field of microbiology but do not exhibit at ASM Microbe. Non-Exhibiting Supplies must register at the rate designated for this category of participation. The purpose of this policy is to protect the vendors exhibiting and maintain the integrity of the exhibit hall. Non-Exhibiting Suppliers are prohibited from soliciting attendees to transact business at the meeting or in official hotels. Non-Exhibiting Suppliers who are observed to be soliciting business in the aisles or other public spaces will removed from the meeting immediately.

Reserve Booth Space Advertising & Sponsorship Opportunities Request Industry & Science Event

Exhibitor registration is now open! You and booth staff can register for ASM Microbe 2020 and make hotel accomodations.  Exhibitor registration will take place via the a2z portal below.
Register Here

Exhibit Hall Hours
The Exhibit Hall will be open during the following hours.
Friday, June 19 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 20 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 21 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Location
McCormick Place
Exhibit Hall A1
2301 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Drive 
Chicago, Illinois 60616