• Exhibit Information

    Reliability & Maintenance Conference & Exhibition

    The AFPM Reliability & Maintenance Conference & Exhibition is the premier event for networking, information exchange, and sales for reliability and maintenance professionals, specifically those in the petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries. Key decision makers in maintenance organizations representing over 90% of total U.S. refining capacity and roughly 40 domestic and international petrochemical plants are typically represented here.

    Conference sessions are not held during official exhibit hall hours so that attendees can dedicate their time and focus to doing business on the show floor.  The exhibition encompasses 9.5 hours of unopposed show time, scheduled during lunch and late afternoon reception hours to encourage traffic flow in the hall. Complimentary food and beverage service is provided in the hall. 

    The conference is a 2.5-day program consisting of keynote sessions, workshops, discussion sessions, and question and answer panels. All focus on managing and executing maintenance in process plants.  Exhibitors are encouraged to attend  the workshops and discussion sessions to share their expertise and experiences.

    Who should exhibit?

    The exhibit invitation is extended to both domestic and international companies that provide equipment, technologies, and/or specialty services to the petroleum refining or petrochemical manufacturing industries. Due to the demand for booths, auxiliary services such as trade press, local attractions, general interest promotional offerings, etc. may not occupy a booth.

    National Occupational and Process Safety Conference & Exhibition

    This conference features an overview of safety challenges and issues affecting refineries and petrochemical plants. It assembles 400 individuals from industry and government agencies with responsibility for health/safety, safety procedures, training, fire protection, emergency response, incident reviews, safety regulations, and safety management. Leading industry experts share valuable insights to promote safety and accident prevention through general session presentations, workshops, and discussion groups. Each workshop track has a collection of presentations, discussion forums, and question and answer sessions. This conference provides attendees an excellent opportunity to increase their safety knowledge, share best practices, and network with industry experts.

    Conference sessions are not held during official exhibit hall hours so that attendees can dedicate their time and focus to doing business on the show floor.  The exhibition encompasses 4.5 hours of unopposed show time scheduled during lunch and late afternoon reception hours to encourage traffic flow to the hall. Complimentary food and beverage service is provided in the hall.

    The conference is a 2-day program consisting of a general session and workshop/discussion groups.  Exhibitors are encouraged to attend the workshops and discussion sessions.to share their expertise and experiences.


    Q&A and Technology Forum & Exhibition

    The tabletop exhibits are an economical way for all affiliates to reach the operating company conference attendees. Additionally, this gives the operators the chance to talk with the participating affiliates in one convenient location.

    Lunch will be served both Monday and Tuesday in the exhibit hall, and a 1 hour 15 minute reception will be held Monday evening. This will leave the evenings free for companies to hold dinners or other events.

    Consultants and catalyst and technology companies will have time to facilitate face-to-face contact with key industry experts. The tabletop exhibitors are given 5 hours and 15 minutes in the 2.5-day program to meet with attendees.

    Cat Cracker Seminar & Exhibition

    The AFPM Cat Cracker Seminar is a biannual meeting which focuses on the operations and reliability challenges that are specific to FCC process units.

    Although it began as a maintenance meeting, the Seminar has evolved into a comprehensive program that covers FCCU reliability, regulations, equipment technology, refractory, and process technology. The program utilizes discussion-driven workshops and a Q&A forum to share insights into smarter, safer, and more reliable FCCU operation.

    The Seminar includes a tabletop exhibition for equipment and service providers that specialize in the needs of FCCUs.  You can count on the Cat Cracker Seminar to deliver a well-focused FCCU audience at a reasonable cost.

    Exhibitors are given 4.5 hours unopposed show time in the 1.5-day program to meet with attendees.  These hours are scheduled during both days’ lunches and a late afternoon reception to encourage traffic flow to the hall. Complimentary food and beverage service is provided in the hall.  Exhibitors are encouraged to attend the sessions to share their expertise and experiences.