American Coatings Association

2017-coatingstech-media-guide_coverJoin the American Coatings Association and CoatingsTech as we harness the power of cutting-edge technologies to offer exciting new opportunities to the industry. From print to digital issues, from our mobile apps to the website—all media platforms are being redesigned to bring the latest in coatings information to the global coatings industry through the most innovative platforms in the industry.

Through customized and integrated marketing opportunities, including  bonus distribution at the industry’s 2018 premier event—the American Coatings SHOW and CONFERENCE—CoatingsTech will help you reach the most influential audience of highly engaged decision makers—at just the turn of a page, the click of a mouse, or the touch of a finger.

Coming in March 2018:
American Coatings SHOW Special Issue

This must-read issue will highlight all of the important happenings at the industry’s most prestigious event—the American Coatings SHOW and CONFERENCE. The issue will preview the products and services to be featured at ACS. In addition, a ground-breaking article on Digitalization profiles what coatings companies and raw material suppliers are doing to embrace the concept of digitalization. An overview of  current U.S. regulations on the use of copper-based antifouling paint rounds out this issue.


Ground-Breaking Digital Issues

Our highly impactful digital issues have transformed how the industry accesses information. With cutting-edge interactivity and responsive design, our digital issues guarantee the most exciting reader experience. Ask about adding live links, hotspots, videos, slideshows, or other multimedia assets to your advertisements to grab the attention of the industry.

Award-Winning Mobile Technology

Reach our readers anytime, anyplace with your ad on CoatingsTech’s award-winning mobile app. Developed for the full range of mobile devices, the convenient app provides you with a powerful marketing tool for exciting enhancements, including premium ad positions, embedded videos, live links, and sponsor screens. The app was recently recognized by Folio Magazine with a prestigious Ozzie Award. Access the new app in the Apple Store or Google Play. Just search “CoatingsTech Magazine.”

Advertising on

ACA’s website,, offers a wealth of information for the industry, attracting greater attention and traffic to your banner ad. Spotlight your brand where coatings professionals come 24-7 to learn about industry news, updates on pressing legislative issues, and important information about ACA’s signature programs, including the American Coatings SHOW. Check out the CoatingsTech area for a wide range of promotional opportunities. To learn more about Banner Ad Opportunities and Specifications, contact ACA Director of Advertising, Carolyn Ward.


CoatingsTech: The Official Publication of the
2018 American Coatings SHOW

For industry suppliers who are serious about success, the 2018 American Coatings Show is a must-attend event. And if it’s visibility that you want, there’s no better way to support your ACS exhibit investment than by advertising in CoatingsTech. Get maximum exposure: drive traffic to your booth by delivering your message to the industry in our Pre-Show Issues and advertise in the At-Show Issue for the widest distribution. CoatingsTech is the only trade publication with full distribution at the American Coatings Show and American Coatings Conference. Check back here or contact ACA Director of Advertising, Carolyn Ward, for full details on plans for the 2018 Show!