Explore the Exhibit and Poster Hall

Get To Know the Exhibitors

ASM Microbe 2023 will have more than 175 companies presenting their latest products from across the microbial sciences. Visit the Exhibitor Directory to learn more about the companies before arriving in Houston. 

Attend This Year’s Industry & Science Events

This year, ASM Microbe's Industry & Science Events program will host more than 50 presentations on the latest technologies revolutionizing the field. Presentations will kick-off on Thursday with fee Industry & Science Workshops and continue throughout the meeting in a various formats. 

  • Industry & Science Symposia.
  • Industry & Science Theater.

Get a Free Professional Headshot | Visit the Headshot Lounge, Booth 2415

A professional headshot is an instrumental career investment in the digital age. So take advantage of Microbe 2023's free professional headshots in the Headshot Lounge in the Exhibit & Poster Hall at Booth 2415. All headshots are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Sponsored by Avails Medical, Booth 1814.

Hours: Friday, June 15–Sunday, June 17, 1–4 p.m. | Booth 2415

Exhibit Hall Receptions

Meet up with your peers in the Exhibit & Poster Hall during the Exhibit Hall receptions on Friday, June 15, 4-5 p.m. and Saturday, June 16, 4-5 p.m. Each attendee will receive 2 drink tickets at registration to redeem during the Exhibit Hall receptions. 

Exhibit Hall P.A.C.E. Exam

ASM is accredited to offer P.A.C.E.® Continuing Education (CE) credits for visiting the Exhibit Hall. ASM Microbe attendees have the unique opportunity to receive P.A.C.E.® credits by interacting with exhibitors through booth demonstrations and educational booth presentations in the Exhibit Hall. Plus, earn P.A.C.E.® credits by attending eligible scientific sessions and workshops. You can find the Exhibit Hall P.A.C.E. exam in the mobile app. 

Find Concessions and Onsite DiningĀ 

ASM Microbe 2023 will offer concessions in the Exhibit & Poster Hall, serving breakfast and lunch during the following hours:

Friday, June 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

CJ's Latin Grill

Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Snack Shack Grab n' Go

Sunday, June 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

City Spuds BBQ
Flying Pizza

Manage Your CE

Claim Your Credit

If you will be claiming Continuing Medical Education (AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™) for ASM Microbe, an administrative fee of $75.00 must be added to your registration by Monday, June 19 at 12 p.m. prior to the conclusion of the meeting. This fee is applicable only to CME credits and no other forms of continuing education credits offered by ASM (e.g., P.A.C.E.®).

Attendees of ASM Microbe 2023 will be able to claim the following types of credit:

  • Continuing Medical Education—AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
  • ACPE Pharmacy credits to be claimed within 60 days of the presentation.
  • P.A.C.E.® (Effective 2016, all ASM P.A.C.E.® accredited meeting activities must be claimed within 30 days of the presentation).
    • ASM Microbe 2022 P.A.C.E® credit will be offered at the session level. 
  • California Clinical Laboratory Personnel. 
  • Florida Clinical Laboratory Personnel.
  • Certificate of Participation.
Access CE Details

Continuing education portal available June 20, 2023. To access the CE portal, you will use your ASM login credentials to log in.

Plan Your Time at ASM Microbe

The American Society for Microbiology’s utmost priority is the health and safety of our meeting participants. Therefore, we are actively evaluating conditions to develop meeting policies that ensure a safe environment for all participants traveling to Houston. In addition, because conditions and safety guidelines are constantly evolving, ASM closely monitors current state, federal and local COVID-19 guidelines for in-person gatherings and travel restrictions.

An ASM Microbe attendee waits in line while ASM graphic designer draws a custom button.
ASM graphic designer Johnny Chang designs free custom-drawn buttons at the ASM Booth in the ASM Microbe exhibit hall.

Poster Presenter Resources

Download these resources to make the most of your presentation. Items listed in the checklists here are recommended but not required:

Poster Services
Houston Sign Printing
945 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77002
Pricing: 36x48 matte finish, $79. Add $20 for rush jobs.
Monday-Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Phone: 713-782-1106

Need to Schedule a Meeting?

To schedule a small meeting with colleagues during the conference, complete the ASM Microbe Onsite Meeting Room Request Form. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-reserve basis. Forms should be submitted 8 hours in advance. To schedule a meeting via the conference app, visit the Create a Meeting tab and complete the form (available after May 30).

Getting Around


The GRB is approximately 10 miles from William P. Hobby (HOU) Airport and approximately 20 miles from George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) Airport. Get more information about the Houston Airport System.

Explore Houston

The City of Houston has authorized a flat taxi fare of $6 for all trips in the downtown area. This $6 fare will apply anywhere within the Central Business District, bounded by Interstate 45, Interstate 10 and U.S. 59. 

$6 Cab Fare Anywhere Downtown

Wide-angle, horizontal image of traffic being controlled by police at a busy, downtown, Houston, Texas intersection with a modern sky walk above it. Two taxis are prominent in the foreground.
No surcharges will apply to the flat $6 taxi fare, which can accommodate multiple riders under the $6 total rate.

Experience Houston Like a Local

Fun Walk/Run

Saturday, June 17, 7-8 a.m.
Sunday, June 18, 7-8 a.m.
Fee: $50.00 per person / per event.

Start your day off right and experience Houston like a local—get out of the conference room and explore the city with a guided, inclusive 5K fun walk/run. Open to all abilities and pace categories. Water provided.

You may purchase a ticket during registration. If you have already registered, you may log back into your account and purchase. Register now as space is limited!

Celebrate Juneteenth and Pride Month in Houston!

Experience Houston's dynamic celebration of Juneteenth and Pride Month, featuring a vibrant lineup of events and resources that honor history and embrace diversity.

LGBTQIA+ Community 

With the largest LGBTQIA+ community in the state of Texas, and one of the largest in the Southern U.S (United States)., Houston has a rich history of inclusivity and an abundance of social and philanthropic organizations. Get to know the people and explore the places that make up this vibrant city.

Lost and Found

If you lose or find an item while attending ASM Microbe at the George R. Brown Convention Center, please visit the information desk or call the facility Security Command Center at 713-853-8087. Submit an online request to inquire about a lost or found item and the center will contact you regarding your claim.

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