Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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USS Yorktown @ Patriots' Point Naval Museum 
40 Patriots Point Rd
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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Brian Gardner 
SAMPE Carolinas Chapter 

2019 Exhibitors

  • 3A
  • A&P Technology
  • ACMA
  • A.P.C.M. Manufacturing
  • BGF Industries - Porcher
  • Carbon Conversions
  • Composites One
  • Copps Industries
  • Dunstone
  • Eclipse Composites Engineering
  • Ed Gregor Associates
  • Hexcel Corporation
  • Hexion
  • Hyosung Advanced Materials
  • JEC Group
  • Kruss USA
  • Lindau Chemicals
  • McCOY Machinery
  • Mitsubishi PET Film
  • Northern Composites
  • Reinhold Industries
  • Saint-Gobain Quartz
  • SGL Carbon
  • Shimadzu
  • Sigmatex
  • Teijin Carbon America
  • Web Industries
  • Wolff Industries

SAMPE Carolinas thanks our Corporate Sponsors!

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2019 Materials Expo

Thursday, October 24, 2019

USS Yorktown at Patriots' Point, Mt. Pleasant, SC

Join us for the 2019 SAMPE Carolinas Materials Expo event, bringing together suppliers and customers from the composites industry. The Materials Expo will be held on the hangar deck of the Yorktown aircraft carrier at the Patriots' Point Naval & Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant, SC. 

Exhibition fees are $500/space and include an 8 foot table with tablecloth, two (2) complimentary attendee passes and parking passes.

Attendees can enjoy a tour of the WWII-era Yorktown aircraft carrier during the day and an evening of presentations and networking in the exhibition. There will be a light buffet supper with cash bar. 

NEW - Expo attendees are also invited to tour the Clemson Energy Innovation Center and the Hunley Submarine Museum Thursday morning before the Expo. The Clemson Energy Innovation Center is a one-of-a-kind facility featuring specialized equipment for testing mechanical stresses on wind turbines and for modeling the electrical grid. The Hunley Submarine Museum features the Confederate War-era Hunley submarine, which was raised from the waters outside Charleston in 2000 and is currently undergoing conservation. The two facilities are across the street from each other on a campus in North Charleston. Slots in these two tours are limited to 30 people and must be registered for in advance (the Clemson Wind Turbine Test Facility must approve all visitors in advance.) TOURS ARE SOLD OUT

Tentative Agenda:

10:00am Tours of the Clemson Energy Innovation Center / Hunley Submarine Museum
12:00pm     Yorktown open for individuals to tour at their leisure
2:00pm - 3:00pm Exhibitor Check-in and Set-up
3:00pm Attendee registration opens
3:00pm - 4:00pm Exhibition open
4:00pm - 5:30pm Presentations in theatre
  • Brett Schneider, President - Carbon Fibers / Hexcel
  • Anvesh Gurijala, CEO / Boston Materials
  • Robert Santiago / ATI
  • Mike Braley, VP of Engineering / A&P Technology
5:30pm - 9:00pm Exhibition open & networking reception (in expo area)
9:00pm Event closes
9:00pm - 9:30pm  Exhibitor tear-down

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10th!  Space is limited to the first 40 exhibitors to sign up.

You must be pre-registered to attend this event; admission & parking passes will be emailed to all registered attendees the week of the event.

Register Now to Exhibit!

SAMPE Carolinas Chapter Sponsors receive a discount on exhibiting! If you represent a Carolinas chapter sponsor, please contact us for your discount code at treasurer@sampecarolinas.org

Please let us know if you would like information about becoming a chapter sponsor.

Carolinas Chapter Golf Outing

Once again, the Carolinas Chapter will sponsor a friendly golf tournament the day before the Materials Expo. This year, the tournament will be held at the Charleston National Golf Course on Wednesday, October 23rd. Cost is $120/person with discounts for SAMPE members and students. Please visit the Golf Tournament info & registration page for details or to sign up.


Hotel blocks are available for the event (Wed. 10/23 - Fri 10/25)