Welcome to American Coatings Show 2018

Indiana Convention Center, April 10-12, 2018
More Information will be available in early 2017.
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American Coatings SHOW
April 10-12, 2018

American Coatings CONFERENCE
April 9-11, 2018

Hosted by the American Coatings Association, in collaboration with Vincentz Network

American Coatings Association
General Information
American Coatings Show Exhibition 2016

All ACS 2018 hotel reservations
must be booked through EventSphere.


INDIANA Convention Center
100 S. Capitol Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Show Organizers:

American Coatings Association
Cheryl Matthews
Vice President, Events & Expositions
202-462-6272 ext. 245

Vincentz Network
Amanda Beyer
Director, Events

Exhibitor Sales/Management:

Dirk Ebener
Director of Expositions
AC Media

Cameron Hames
Trade Show Manager
AC Media


Cameron Hames
Trade Show Manager
AC Media

American Coatings SHOW
A 10-Year Review

After 10 years of success, the American Coatings Show has a track record of growth.
Show Year20082010201220142016
Net Exhibit Space (sq. ft.)68,60068,10091,200109,919130,000
More information about the American Coatings Show 2016 here.
American Coatings CONFERENCE
Registration is now open for the AC CONFERENCE 2018! The keynote address for next year’s conference, Innovation in the Tech Era: Fulfilling the Color Needs of End-users in a World of Fast Fashion and Revolving Apps, will be presented by Dr. Barry Snyder, senior vice president and chief technology officer at Axalta Coatings Systems.

The 2018 Mattiello Lecture, entitled Rheological and Colloidal Aspects of Latex-Associative Thickener Formulations: Overcoming the Remaining Challenges, will be given by Dr. Ray Fernando, professor at California Polytechnic State University.

In addition to the General Sessions, the 2018 conference will include 11 pre-conference tutorials, 90 technical presentations, and a combined Welcome Reception and Poster Session.

The full conference program will be posted January 2018.

Find more 2018 AC Conference Information Here

Register for the ACS 2018 Fun Run!
Sponsored by
For the second year, the American Coatings Show will host a Fun Run for all show exhibitors, show attendees, and conference attendees. Be sure to sign up for this event when you register for the AC SHOW and/or AC CONFERENCE.

Take the opportunity to energize before your day begins by participating in the ACS Fun Run!

Date:                        Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Time:                        7:15 am

Cost:                         $28 (includes registration and Fun Run T-shirt)

Goal:                         The proceeds from the Fun Run will be used to fund student
participation at future American Coatings CONFERENCES.

See you April 11 at the ACS 2018 Fun Run!


Visit the AC Bookshop to find a wide array of technical literature for current and future coatings experts. Selections range from coatings basics, to formulation expertise, up to special insights into raw materials, application fields, and measuring and testing.

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