Facts and figures

Opening hours

Here you can find the opening hours of the European Coatings Show 2023.

Tuesday, 28 March: 09.00 – 18.00
Wednesday, 29 March: 09.00 – 18.00
Thursday, 30 March: 09.00 – 17.00

The industry leading trade fair for paints and coatings

The international World of Paint and Coatings

The product spectrum at the European Coatings Show reflects the innovations in paint and coatings. Every two years, the formulators of paint, coatings, adhesives and sealants, producer of additives, producer of construction chemical products, industrial processors and representatives from science and research discuss the latest developments in the coatings industry.

Joint Organization by Vincentz Network and NürnbergMesse

With their experience and comprehensive service, Vincentz Network and NürnbergMesse will help to ensure your lasting success at the trade fair.

The European Coatings Show Success Story

Since its premiere under the name of “Farbe und Lack” in 1991, the European Coatings Show has developed into today’s biggest and most important event in the world for the coatings industry. The event set new records in 2019 with 1.156 exhibitors. The very large international share of 69% for exhibitors and 64% for visitors also emphasizes the importance of the European Coatings Show as the world’s leading exhibition.

  • 97 % of the exhibitors reached their most important target groups.
  • 94 % of the exhibitors made new business connections.
  • 87 % expected noticeable follow-up business.
  • 54 % of the exhibition visitors came from the European Union, 16 % from the rest of Europe, 22 % from Australia/Oceania, Asia and Africa, and 7 % from America.

See how successful European Coatings Show 2019 was

More than 30,000 trade visitors from over 124 countries and 1,156 exhibiting companies. Experience the highlights of European Coatings Show 2019.