September 8-9, 2022
The Westin Lombard, IL
Live Broadcasts
September 8-11, 2020

Attendee Information

What is Coatings Trends & Technologies? | Who you'll meet at CTT | What you'll gain at CTT | Hot topics for coatings chemists & manufacturers

What is Coatings Trends & Technologies? 

The coatings industry is ever evolving - driven by government regulations, customer requests and societal changes. CTT is where you'll learn about the latest chemistry and other technology available to help meet these changes and challenges.  

Coatings Trends & Technologies is the Midwest’s premier coatings conference that brings together coatings chemists, formulators, R&D personnel, and raw material and equipment suppliers to discuss innovations in coatings technology. The conference is heavily focused on technical innovations to provide the perfect atmosphere to connect scientific minds, foster innovation, and cultivate game-changing new ideas!

Who you'll meet at CTT 

  • Chemists
  • Coatings Formulators 
  • Coatings Manufacturers
  • Research & Development
  • Application Managers
  • Technical Directors
  • Technical Managers
  • Corporate/Executive Management
  • Suppliers to the Industry
2020 Companies

What you'll gain at CTT 

Education to Improve your Formulations:
With a highly technical focus, Coatings Trends & Technologies is one of the few conferences where you will hear from scientists and experts who truly know the chemistry!

Leading Coatings Solutions:
Our exhibitors understand the distinct variables you’re working with, and can supply you with the right additives, resins, pigments, equipment, and more to balance your formulation!

With vaccine distribution well underway and many states reopened this spring, our conference may be among the first opportunities to network this fall, so you can meet like-minded professionals and form lasting professional partnerships!

Hot topics for coatings chemists & manufacturers

The 2021 CTT conference will feature two tracks for coatings experts to discuss  the latest research, newest technology and top trends emerging in the following topics:

  • Formulating Strategies
  • New Resin Developments
  • Low-VOC Technology
  • Industrial Coatings
  • Architectural Coatings
  • Coating Process Engineering
  • Sustainability
  • Additive Advancements
  • UV/EB Technology
  • Bio-Based/Renewable Technology
  • Dispersion Techniques
  • Current Trends
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Diamond Sponsor


Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsor

Alberdingk Boley BYK

Silver Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

Comec Dromont Hall Technologies Hexion ravago Siltech Specialty Polymers