European Coatings Show 2025

Chemical industry
Mar 25, 2025 - Mar 27, 2025
Messe Nuremberg, Nurnberg, Germany
Messezentrum 1
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European Coatings Show has announced the dates for its upcoming edition in 2025, shortly after the completion of the 2023 trade show. The global paints and coatings industry's crucial meeting will bring visitors and exhibitors from various countries to Messe Nuremberg from 25 to 27 March 2025.

The ECS Show and Conference 2025 will give established companies and suppliers the perfect opportunity to connect in person with influential buyers and business partners, discover first-hand the latest innovations and trends on the market, as well as gain publicity. The dynamic trade fair will display products and services from nine product categories, including a rich assortment of raw materials for printing ink and work safety equipment for the automotive, shipbuilding, aviation, renewable energies, and other industries.

The ECS 2025 trade show programme will consist of interactive product pavilions, guided tours, live demonstrations, practical workshops and other supporting networking events. As per tradition, the European Coatings Show Conference will start a day before the exhibition, hosting educational sessions and courses, various individual presentations and lectures on essential industry-related topics.

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The biennial European Coatings Show is the must-attend event for paints and coatings specialists.

The first edition after the pandemic brought 1157 companies from 48 countries took part in the trade show, marking an all-time record. The fact that the event was remarkably well received gives an excellent outlook for 2023. Trade visitors from over 120 countries will come to Nuremberg for the ECS to find raw materials and innovations related to paints and coatings, adhesives, sealants and construction chemicals production.

Who can you meet there

Providers of raw materials choose European Coatings Show Nuremberg to display their new products. They are joined by R&D experts, scientists, developers, service providers and manufacturers of measurement devices, production technology and equipment. European and Asian countries have pavilions at the trade fair. European Coatings Show also gives emerging companies from Germany the opportunity to be presented in a pavilion of their own.

Past editions

What makes it special

The event is worth attending for a number of reasons. They include its broad spectrum of products and services, B2B meetings, information exchange and focus on outstanding solutions via the fair's prestigious award. As their importance in the sector is undeniable, sustainability, functionality and safety are recurring themes at the European Coatings Show trade show and the conference.

Quick info

Organiser:Vincentz Network GmbH & Co. KG
Frequency:every 2 years
Next Edition:European Coatings Show 2027 
Sectors: Chemical industry
Website:European Coatings Show
Visitors:Tickets for European Coatings Show
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration
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Important facts

  • 1157 exhibitors in 2019
  • 48 exhibiting countries
  • expanded to 8 exhibition halls for the very first time
  • 144 conference presentations

Next editions

European Coatings Show 2027

Dates are not known yet 
Messe Nuremberg
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Messe Nuremberg

Messezentrum 1, Nurnberg, Germany
Coordinates: 49.41657 , 11.11252
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