The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the AVS is holding its annual symposium and equipment exhibit on Thursday, September 13, 2018, 10 AM to 6 PM at the Westminster Double Tree in Westminster, Colorado.


The equipment exhibit and student poster session is FREE and lunch is included with your registration.

The FREE exhibit of vacuum related equipment will be open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  The exhibit is open to all that are interested in attending. However, a FREE entry badge, available at the door, is required.

Leading manufacturers of vacuum, deposition, and analytical equipment will be represented. Anyone interested in keeping abreast of current innovations in the vacuum related industry is encouraged to attend the free exhibit.

Symposium and exhibit registrants will receive complimentary tickets for the beer, wine and cheese social that begins at 3:30 PM. Door Prizes will be given away during the Social Time (3:30 PM to 6:00 PM); you must be present to win.



RMCAVS 2018 Vendor Exhibition, Thursday September 13, 2018

2018 Exhibitor Quick Reference Sheet (click to download PDF)

Where:               DoubleTree Hotel, 8773 Yates Dr, Westminster, CO 80031, conveniently located near the Denver Boulder Turnpike (HWY 36) (click for map)
Setup hours:     8-10AM on Thursday, September 13, 2018
Exhibit Hours:  10AM – 6PM
:            There is plenty of free parking around the hotel

Lodging: RMCAVS has negotiated a block of rooms available from September 11 to 14th under the name “American Vacuum Society- Rocky Mountain Chapter” .  The code is AVM.  The link for the Doubletree rooms is here.   We are encouraging our vendors to take advantage of the rate and the convenience for the vendor show.

Tenative Exhibitor guidelines: This is a table top show. Each vendor table is 6’ or 8’ in size and has a black cloth cover. The tables are generally laid out against the wall in the exhibit area, with the exhibitors standing or sitting in front of the tables. Table top displays and popup banners are appropriate for this show. Large backdrop displays, such as the ones designed for 10’x10’ booths, are not allowed. Please be courteous of your neighboring exhibitors. A 120VAC outlet is available at each table, but note that a full 15A circuit is not equipped for every table. If you need more than a few amps, please specify this in your registration.

Shipping your materials to the show:  The hotel is equipped to handle standard UPS and FedEx shipments that weigh 150lbs or less. The hotel is not equipped to receive or send motor freight shipments by common carrier. If you require this service please contact the hotel directly. Ship your items to the address below for arrival between Monday, September 10 and Wednesday September 12:

DoubleTree Hotel
Attn: RMCAVS Exhibit
8773 Yates Dr
Westminster CO 80031

Note that it is not necessary to specify your table # on your address label.

Shipping your materials from the show:  For your convenience, you may leave your packaged materials with prepaid shipping labels attached in the vendor exhibition area after the show.  DoubleTree staff will coordinate standard UPS or FedEx (non freight) pickup of all materials on following Friday.  Note that if you are shipping by a method other than ground you must schedule a pickup with the carrier. Shipping labels will not be available at the show, but there are UPS and FedEx retailers in the area if you need them.
Should you have any difficulty finding your materials upon arrival, please contact:

Krystyna S. Zatorski
Catering Manager
(303) 262.5076

Exhibitor Resources: For additional information please consult our website at or contact Mike Simmons at [email protected], 970-692-2335 x112

Local Arrangements Chair

Mike Simmons
1230 Blue Spruce Drive, Suite 3
Fort Collins, CO 80524
[email protected]


J. Grant Armstrong
Carberry Technologies
3881 E. 146th Ave.
Brighton, CO 80602
[email protected]