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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: ASC’s 2014 Webinar Series

Posted By ASC, Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Updated: Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Media Contact:

Connie Howe

Senior Manager, Technical Services

(301) 986-9700 ext. 104

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: ASC’s 2014 Webinar Series

ASC Training Academy, committed to providing year round, quality, online education in adhesives and sealants, issues a request for proposals for its 2014 webinar program.  

December 17, 2013—Bethesda MD—Subject matter experts/industry consultants, academia and training experts are needed to develop content and deliver courses in a live webinar platform for three 200 level courses in adhesives:  

Hot Melt Adhesive Formulating

Packaging Adhesive Markets and Applications

Structural Adhesives

Submissions are due by January 10, 2014.  Contact Connie Howe for more information.


Candidates wishing to apply for any active RFP should complete the RFP form here.  The form includes requests for qualifications to develop and deliver the webinar content, cost and timeline for completion.  Candidates may submit more than one proposal and will be notified of acceptance by February 15th.  Decisions will be made in collaboration with ASC’s Technical Committee and will be based upon criteria such as content quality, ability to deliver the outlined curriculum, price and implementation timeline.

If selected, you will be expected to present modules in their entirety which varies in length from 1 to 3 hours (two 90 minute modules delivered on two days), as defined in the specific RFP details.  Webinar content must be strictly focused on educational content, without any promotional materials other than described below.  Final slide deck is required 3 weeks prior to each live event.

By submitting a proposal, you agree to:

  1. Develop the content for the webinar in the timeframe outlined by ASC;
  2. Create the PowerPoint presentation in ASC’s Training Academy format, which allows for your company logo on each page and a final slide to describe your company and its services;
  3. Deliver presentation and participate in a Q&A session during the initial live webinar on our platform (you must have an internet connection and landline phone);
  4. Allow ASC to rebroadcast the original event (on-demand).

Open RFP’s for 2014 Webinars:

ADHESIVES 201 – Hot Melt Formulating; 90 minutes*

  • Introduction to HM adhesive markets
  • Performance requirements
  • Chemistries- formulating with additives
  •  Tests
  • Trends, bio alternatives, new  technology advancements
  • Participant cases or case studies

ADHESIVES 201 PACKAGING Part 1- Markets and Applications; 90 minutes*

  • Introduction to packaging, historical perspective
  • Adhesive market Overview- Size, volume, Demand, Growth, Drivers
  • Market by application, tech type, definitions and performance
  • Future Trends – Bio-based, technology, unmet needs- performance

ADHESIVES 201 – Structural Adhesives; 90 minutes*

  • Introduction to structural adhesive markets
  • Performance requirements
  • Chemistries- formulating, testing,
  • Trends, bio alternatives, new technology advancements
  • Participant cases or case studies

Presentation material and recorded webinars will be available on-demand at and All content and recordings will be copyrighted by the Adhesive and Sealant Council. 


*201 level courses should provide a greater depth to adhesive and sealant chemistries, markets and key applications.  It is expected that the audience has some background in the fundamentals of topic and would like a more focused review of the subject.


The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry. The Council is comprised of 129 adhesive and sealant manufacturers, raw material and equipment suppliers, distributors and industry consultants, representing more than 75% of the U.S. industry with operations around the world. Offering education, legislative advocacy, professional networking and business growth solutions for its members, the ASC is the center of knowledge and catalyst for industry growth on a global basis for manufacturers, suppliers and end-users. For more information about ASC, visit




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