Connecting the world of Coatings
EXHIBITIONS | CONFERENCES | PUBLICATIONS | INDUSTRY INTELLIGENCE

Successfully run event editions
100+

Experience in sharing industry knowledge
140+ years

Connecting the coatings industry valued at
US$ 155bn

Welcome to The Coatings Group

The Coatings Group is a global leader in Coatings Exhibitions, Publications and Conferences. As well as having organised more than 100 successful face-to-face coatings event editions around the world, the Coatings Group publishes two long standing and dedicated publications, Polymers Paint Colour Journal (PPCJ) launched in 1879 and Asia Pacific Coatings Journal (APCJ) established in 1988.

Our events

Taking place in the fast-moving Asian, Middle Eastern and African markets, the Coatings Group’s events are designed to promote the latest coatings technologies for the region’s environmental, manufacturing and industrial needs.

Our events present the opportunity to meet new and existing customers face-to-face to facilitate business transactions and have meaningful interactions. We believe that participating in events is crucial, now more than ever, to help you re-establish relationships and get your business back on track.

With more than 27 years in the industry, the Middle East Coatings Show has established itself as the only trade event dedicated to the coatings industry in the Middle East.

Visitors from all across the Middle East and North Africa region will be attending

  • 5,000+ attendees
  • 10,000+ Square meters
  • 250+ exhibiting brands
  • 24 exhibiting countries

Asia Pacific Coatings Show is the leading coatings event in South East Asia and the Pacific Rim for raw materials suppliers and equipment manufacturers for the coatings industry.

Visitors from across South East Asia and the Pacific Rim will be attending

  • 3,000+ attendees
  • 4,500+ Square meters
  • 200+ exhibiting brands
  • 15 exhibiting countries

The largest dedicated coatings event in Africa for raw material and service suppliers, equipment manufacturers and paint manufacturers for the coatings industry.

Visitors from across the African continent will be attending

  • 2,500+ attendees
  • 8,000+ Square meters
  • 250+ exhibiting brands
  • 18 exhibiting countries

With 13 successful editions in Cairo, Middle East Coatings Show Egypt has established itself as the perfect platform for connecting the coatings industry in Egypt, and will be back in January 2023.

Visitors from across the Middle East and North Africa region will be attending

  • 1,200+ attendees
  • 2,000+ Square meters
  • 200+ exhibiting brands
  • 15+ exhibiting countries
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Our publications

The Coatings Group publishes two long standing and dedicated publications, Polymers Paint Colour Journal and Asia Pacific Coatings Journal.

Polymers Paint Colour Journal

Covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa, PPCJ continues to provide all the news, in-depth features, technical articles, industry interviews, market reports and insight into the latest developments in the coatings industry that you need, both in print and online.

Asia Pacific Coatings Journal

APCJ is the leading trade magazine for the coatings industry in the booming Asia Pacific region, both in print and online. The journal features regular market reports, regulations updates, technical articles, industry interviews, news and more.

A detailed set of enhanced health and safety measures to ensure the successful integration of exhibitions and events post-COVID-19.
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