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Access Clinical Congress 2020

Clinical Congress 2020 will be a virtual meeting taking place over the original dates of October 3–7. There will be a virtual exhibit hall offering various levels of participation and exposure. More details will follow over the next several weeks.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I receive a refund for my in-person exhibit booth for Clinical Congress 2020?

You will have the option to transfer your Clinical Congress 2020 exhibit fee to the virtual meeting or to the Clinical Congress 2021, or receive a full refund for the exhibit fees paid to the ACS. More details will follow over the next several weeks.

Will the ACS cover other fees related to my in-person exhibit booth at Clinical Congress 2020?

The ACS is not able to cover any fees that were paid to a third party. Please contact the third party to confirm their refund policies.

Do I need to cancel my hotel reservation(s)?

No, all existing hotel reservations made through the official housing provider of Clinical Congress, onPeak (, have been canceled automatically and you will receive an emailed confirmation. If you secured housing outside of the official room block, you are responsible for the cancellation of those reservations and for any cancellation fees that may have been incurred.

When will the prospectus and application be available for Clinical Congress 2021?

Clinical Congress 2021 will take place in Washington, DC, October 23–27, 2021. The prospectus and application are expected to be available in late 2020.

Important Contacts

GES (General Service Contractor)
National Service Center
Phone (in USA): 800-475-2098
International Calls: 702-515-5970

GES Logistics (Common Carrier Service)
Contact: Arlena Polk
800-475-2098 x3546

McCormick Place Exhibitor Services
Utilities Contractor (Internet and Telecommunications Services)

TriStar Publishing (Advertising)
Brennah Tate
913-491-4200 x482

EACs - Don’t forget to contact your EACs to let them know that the in-person element of Clinical Congress 2020 has been cancelled.

General Questions

Kate Poetker
Senior Exhibits Coordinator, American College of Surgeons