American Coatings Virtual

Questions & Answers

What is American Coatings Virtual?

After weeks of painstaking consideration, organizers of the ACS/ACC have decided to cancel the event. Given all relevant circumstances, including the continued unknown variables of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this was an unavoidable decision. The show will resume its biennial schedule April 5-7, 2022, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. In the meantime, AC Media has decided to share with you all that the ACS/ACC 2020 had to offer ONLINE at its American Coatings Virtual.


What contents are on the platform?

All speakers of the AC Conference have been invited to record their talk exclusively for American Coatings Virtual. This material has not been available anywhere else up to this point. All exhibitors of show have been invited to share production presentations and updates. A preview will be available on the website before you register.


How can I register?

You will be able to sign up from May 1 via this website.
NB: technically, the registration will be via AC Virtual but we’ll be redirecting to that page by that point.


Will it be possible to use the website on my smartphone?

Yes, it will be. The website is fully responsive. You can use the portal on every device—smartphone, tablet, desktop pc or TV. Just an internet connection is necessary.


How much does it cost to view the contents?

Registration for American Coatings Virtual is $99.00. Registration Opens on May 1, 2020.


How can I become involved and send you something for inclusion?

If you were an exhibitor scheduled to be at ACS 2020, please contact Show Management.


Is there a discount for multiple registrations?

Yes, if you register 10 or more people you are entitled to a discount. please contact for more information.


American Coatings Show and Conference 2020 Cancelation
Questions & Answers

(Updated: April 15, 2020)

The organizers of the American Coatings Show and Conference 2020 (ACS/ACC) want to thank you for your support, patience and cooperation as we work through the challenges stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak. To keep our exhibitors, attendees and stakeholders informed of new developments, we will continue to update this web page with the latest details.

1. Is the 2020 American Coatings Show and Conference Postponed or Canceled?

The 2020 AC Show and Conference is officially canceled.

2. Why was the ACS canceled after the initial Postponement Announcement?

Due to the increasing concerns surrounding COVID-19, we felt that the available dates in early August would not allow for the best participation from the coatings industry.

3. When and where will the Next ACS/ACC Be Held?

The ACS/ACC will resume its biennial schedule April 5-7, 2022, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

4. What happens to my Booth Space?

You will receive a notification from show management now that the show is canceled. You will be given an option to transfer a portion of your booth space to 2022. That option will be accompanied by several attractive incentives.

5. Will I Have the option of receiving a refund for my booth?

If you choose not to transfer your booth space, you will be eligible for a full refund.

6. Will I Receive a Refund for my AC Conference Registration?

Yes, all Conference registrations will be automatically processed and refunded.

7. Will I Receive a Refund for my Attendee Registration?

Yes, all Attendee registrations will be automatically processed and refunded.

8. When will my Refund be Processed?

Due to the high volume of transactions, we anticipate that refunds will take 3 to 4 weeks to process.

9. How will my Refund be Returned if Requested?

In general, refunds will be issued the same way the payment was made. There may be exceptions to this; if so, you will be contacted with specific instructions.

10. How do I handle Orders with Vendors Related to the ACS?

You are responsible for contacting and canceling all orders that have been placed with individual vendors.