Welcome to American Coatings Show

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March 30 – April 2, 2020
Indiana Convention Center


American Coatings SHOW
March 31 – April 2, 2020

American Coatings CONFERENCE
March 30 – April 1, 2020

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

American Coatings Association

General Information

American Coatings Show Exhibition 2016

All ACS hotel reservations must be booked through EventSphere.


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

Exhibitor Sales/Management:

Cameron Hames
Trade Show Manager, AC Media

Dirk Ebener
Director of Expositions, AC Media


Cameron Hames
Trade Show Manager, AC Media

Show Organizers:

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

Vincentz Network
Amanda Beyer
Director, Events

American Coatings
CONFERENCE 2018 Highlights

Monday, April 9

On April 9, the American Coatings CONFERENCE began with the Plenary Session. Attendees heard a Keynote address by Barry Snyder, senior vice president and CTO at Axalta Coating Systems (above left). The presentation, titled “Innovation in the Tech Era: Fulfilling the Color Needs of End-Users in a World of Fast Fashion and Revolving Apps,” challenged attendees to think about how the coatings industry can address needs and expectations of customers by looking at what other industries have accomplished.

Following the keynote address, the American Coatings AWARD was presented to a team from DuPont Industrial Biosciences for their paper entitled, “Enzymatic Polymerization for Engineered PolySaccharides in Coatings.” Team members Christian Lenges (above, right) and Monica Harvey accepted the award.

A series of concurrent afternoon presentations followed the Plenary Session, and the day closed with a robust Poster Session, with lively discussion between authors and attendees. 

To see the full conference schedule, go to the CONFERENECE 2018 page.


American Coatings SHOW
2018 Highlights

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Facts about the Show and Conference


Sq. Ft. of Exhibit space

Product Presentations

Pre-Conference Tutorials

Technical Presentations

Poster Presentations

Product Presentations

The ACS provides a platform for showcasing the latest technologies and trends in the coatings industry. To view and listen to the 2018 Product Presentations, click the link below.

 ACS 2018 Fun Run!

The ACS 2018 Fun Run on April 11 began with a below-average temperature and approximately 300 registrants committed to running for charity. Alfredo Vergara, of Alvu Quimica (#295, left), came in first place, at 18:12:253. Visit the Fun Run page for more details.

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