Connecting the world of Coatings

Successfully run event editions

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

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

Since 1879, the internationally respected Polymers Paint Colour Journal has been providing news, in-depth features and insight into the latest developments, making it the longest serving journal in the coatings industry.

As technology constantly changes, you can be assured that PPCJ is still at the cutting-edge, ensuring that those all-important pieces of information are made available to your customers.

Each issue carries the latest on new regulations and legislation as they affect your industry and, importantly for today’s market, alerts the trade to areas of growth and new territories for business.

Asia Pacific Coatings Journal

The Asia Pacific Coatings Journal (APCJ) is the only dedicated coatings publication that covers the Asia Pacific region from India to Australia.

APCJ ensures the latest industry information is available to your customers, by providing paint, ink and adhesives manufacturers with information on new products and technical developments.

APCJ is the perfect way to reach a pass on readership of more than 28,000 key decision makers across Asia Pacific Rim.

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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