2014 Powder Coating Show
The show will offer more than 50 hours of educational sessions presented by industry leaders, along with opportunities to meet face-to-face with industry experts.
The 2014 North American Powder Coating Show will highlight its showcase of exhibitors in the heart of Indianapolis, conveniently located in the sleek and spacious Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium, from September 15-19. The leading resource for technical and applied technology forums, attendees will get the chance to learn about the latest product innovations and developments. Attendees can meet and interact with the leading professionals from the powder coating industry to learn the best techniques for powder coating applications.
The center is connected by skywalks to various hotel rooms, and is also connected to a four-story urban shopping mall, surrounded by more than 200 restaurants and clubs, well-known sports venues, and a 10-block state park that features top museums, green space and a convenient canal walk. Additionally, the state-of-the-art stadium has a retractable roof, a multi-purpose facility that can accommodate 67,000 people while featuring wide views of the Indianapolis skyline. Attendees and exhibitors will enjoy all that the center has to offer.
Hosted by the Powder Coatings Institute, the show will proudly feature new products for leading manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and contractors along with networking opportunities designed to bring professionals together in an informal, laid back setting.
The first two days of the event will feature early exhibitor move-in and concurrent technical sessions. The third day will kick off with an opening breakfast and ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by keynote and motivational speaker Garrison Wynn in the Expo Hall of the center. The fourth day will consist of having more technical and educational and exhibitor expo sessions, while the fifth day of the event will focus solely on exhibitor move-out.
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