September 8-9, 2021
The Westin Lombard, IL
Live Broadcasts
September 8-11, 2020
Virtual Portal

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 attendees will learn about the latest chemistry and other technology available to help meet these changes and challenges.  

Coatings Trends & Technologies (CTT) is a two-day, multi-session, technical conference where you will find cutting-edge trends, analyze the latest research in coatings technology, and interact with other coatings chemists, R&D personnel and suppliers interested in keeping ahead of the ever-evolving demands and trends in our industry.  At CTT you will find coatings solutions to improve your formulations.  

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
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What you'll gain at CTT 

Education to Improve your Formulations:
Interactive technical sessions will offer the latest research, tools and strategies in coatings technology that can be implemented immediately.

Find Coatings Solutions:
Visit with the industry's leading suppliers and distributors demonstrating the latest tools and technologies that can help you overcome your challenges and help your business.  

Build Your Network:
Meet and reconnect with coatings chemists and manufacturers in productive and socially distanced setting; technical sessions do not overlap with networking time.

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:

  • Architectural Coatings
  • Biobased/Sustainable Technology
  • Business Tools
  • Corrosion-Control Technology
  • Formulating Strategies
  • Industrial Coatings
  • Industry/Market Trends
  • Low/Zero-VOC Waterborne and Solventborne Technology
  • Manufacturing or Testing Equipment
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • New Additive Developments
  • New Resin Developments
  • Pigment/Colorant Technology
  • Regulatory Issues
  • Smart Coatings
  • Special Purpose Coatings
  • Technology to Fight COVID-19
  • TiO2
  • UV/EB Technology
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Diamond Sponsor


Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsor

Alberdingk Boley BYK

Silver Sponsors

Angus azelis shepherd color

Bronze Sponsors

Comec Dromont Hall Technologies Hexion ravago Siltech Specialty Polymers