ATLANTA - Trade Show Executive Magazine has named The American Coatings SHOW and CONFERENCE one of the 50 Fastest-Growing Trade Shows. The biennial show and conference was honored in two of the possible categories: Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space and Number of Exhibitors.

The Fastest-Growing 50 - Class of 2012 is selected from over 4,000 shows that have taken place over the last year. Selection is made using individual metrics as well as feedback by industry service providers such as general service contractors and registration companies.

Since its inaugural trade event in 2008, the American Coatings SHOW and CONFERENCE has continued to grow. The May 2012 event, the third time the event was held, experienced 12 percent growth in attendees and 30 percent growth in the number of exhibitors.

The next American Coatings SHOW and CONFERENCE will be held April 8–10 and April 7-9, 2014, respectively, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

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