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Powder Coating 2017 Tabletops, Sponsorships & Advertising

3/27/2017 to 3/31/2017
When: Monday, March 27, 2017
Where: JW Marriott Indianapolis
10 S. West Street
Indianapolis, Indiana  46204
United States
Contact: Troy Newport
859-525-9988 ext. 109

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This five-day event consists of a two-day tabletop exhibition.  Tabletop exhibitors will include powder coating manufacturers, powder coating application equipment manufacturers, systems houses, chemical suppliers and the various services and suppliers that support the powder coating industry.

A conference program designed to educate users of powder coatings is offered over five days:

Date Program
March 27 & 28 Powder Coating 101 Workshop - Basic Essentials
March 29 & 30 Technical Conference and Tabletop Exhibition
March 30 & 31 PCI Custom Coaters Forum


Representatives from manufacturing companies and job shop finishers who apply liquid paint, powder coatings, electrocoat and those who are interested in using any of these coatings.

At POWDER COATING 2017, your table will be visited by:
  • Presidents/Company Owners
  • Finishing Supervisors
  • Finishing Coordinators
  • Booth Operators
  • Manufacturing Engineers
  • Quality Control Managers
  • Foremen
  • Plant Managers
  • Design Engineers
  • Technical Directors
  • Business Managers
  • Purchasing Agents
  • ...and more


Tabletop Exhibit Space Rental

Note: all included items may not be available if tabletop exhibit space is contracted and paid for at a late date
  • Draped table (color determined by event management)
  • Carpeted ballroom
  • One complimentary registration to the POWDER COATING 2017 Technical Conference
  • Complete attendee list with company and address following the event
  • Free promotional materials
  • Detailed tabletop exhibit service manual
  • Company listing in Official Event Directory
  • Company listing on website
  • Free link to your company website from the event website
Tabletop Specifications
  • All tables are 6 feet long x 30 inch wide
  • There is approximately 3 feet between each table
  • All items MUST fit on the top of your table
  • One 36 inch wide x 72 inch high pop banner may be displayed behind your table
  • Due to limited space, you may reserve only ONE table

To reserve a Tabletop Exhibit Space for Powder Coating 2017 Technical Conference, you must fill out the tabletop contract contained in the Tabletop & Sponsorship Brochure.

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Company logo on on-site signage
  • Company logo listed as sponsor on opening general session slides
  • Recognition & logo on the PCI Powder Coating 2017 Technical Conference landing page on PCI website
  • Recognition in PCI Powder Coating 2017 Technical Conference Directory
  • Recognition in Powder Coated Tough 2017 Pre-event issue Jan/Feb (Nov. 21 deadline)
  • Recognition on social media
  • Opportunity to insert one piece of literature in tote bag (sponsor must supply the literature no later than Feb. 27)

See individual sponsorships for additional benefits // All PCI Members receive 5% off sponsorship prices

Technical Conference and Tabletop Exhibition Sponsorships

Wednesday, March 29 & Thursday, March 30

Hospitality Salon

on Wednesday Evening, March 29

(includes a tabletop in the ballroom) - see floor plan for size & pricing
Add a co-sponsor for your Salon, $1,000 additional  (co-sponsor must purchase a tabletop separately)

Food & beverage minimum of $1,200 per salon applies and all food & beverage must be ordered through PCI's event orders.  Tax and service fee are additional to minimum spend.  You may not bring in outside food or beverages per the hotel's rules.

  • Company logo on signage at the entrance to your salon

Keynote Speaker

Chief Master Sgt. (Ret.) Robert Vasquez

As the Keynote Speaker Sponsor, every conference attendee will not only see your logo prominently displayed on the main stage, but they will have the chance to hear you when you introduce the keynote speaker.

  • Company logo and tabletop number on stage screen(s)
  • Introduction of keynote speaker


In The Tabletop Exhibition Ballroom

Promote your company in the ballroom where the tabletops and luncheons will be served. The new PCI Scholarship Awards Luncheon includes the opportunity for a representative from your company to announce PCI's General Scholarship awardees. PCI's named scholarships will also be announced by representatives from the donor companies.

  • Company signage on luncheon buffet table
  • Table tent with company logo on each lunch table that states "Luncheon compliments of..."

Afternoon Reception Bars

on Wednesday, March 29

Company logo on all three bars in the ballroom

Sponsorships Available:  Three (Each sponsor will be acknowledged on each bar)

Afternoon Reception Hors d'Oeuvres

on Wednesday, March 29

Company logo on all the hors d'ouvres tables in the Tabletop Ballroom.

Tote Bag Insert

Provide your company collateral to each attendee inside the pre-stuffed Powder Coating 2017 tote bags.  All sponsors receive one complimentary insert.  Non-sponsors and additional inserts are $500 each.

Sponsor must supply insert; you may only promote  your own company

Tote Bags Sold Parker Ionics

Company logo on tote bag distributed to all attendees. Tote bags will be distributed at on-site registration to all attendees.

Sponsor must supply tote bags. Minimum required: 300

Lanyards Sold Nordson Corporation

Distributed with badge holders at on-site registration, lanyards with your company name/logo will be provided to every attendee.

Note: Sponsor must supply lanyards. Minimum required: 400

Conference Proceedings USB Flash Drives Sold DeFelsko Corporation

Each attendee will receive a flash drive containing all of the technical presentations. Your logo will adorn one side of the drive.

Powder Coating 101 Workshop Sponsorships

Monday, March 27 & Tuesday, March 28

Coffee & Soft Drink Refreshment

Breaks for Workshop Attendees on Monday, March 27 or Tuesday, March 28

Signage that reads "Compliments of..." on break tables

Afternoon Reception

on Monday, March 27

Signage that reads "Compliments of..." on bar and hors d'oeuvres table

Boxed Lunch

on Tuesday, March 28

Sponsorship of the boxed lunch that the attendees will enjoy en route to the hands-on training facility on Day 2 of the workshop.

Sticker with "Lunch compliments of..." with your company logo on each boxed lunch

Workshop Bus Sponsorship Sold Out

on Tuesday, March 28

Signage with company logo on the bus windows

Custom Coater Forum Sponsorships

Thursday, March 30 & Friday, March 31

Custom Coater Dinner Sold Out

on Thursday, March 30
  • Easel signage that reads "Compliments of..." on all dinner tables
  • Opportunity to address the attendees for five minutes during the dinner
  • Up to two staff members from sponsor company may attend the dinner

Coffee & Soft Drink Refreshment Sold Out

Breaks for Custom Coater Forum Attendees on Friday, March 31

Signage that reads "Compliments of..." on break tables

Custom Coater Luncheon

on Friday, March 31
  • Company signage on luncheon buffet table
  • Table tent with company logo on each lunch table that states "Luncheon compliments of..."

Advertising Opportunities

PCI Members receive 20% off all advertising prices

Digital Registration Advertising

Thank You Page and Confirmation Email Advertising

This package is a highly targeted advertisement that will be seen multiple times by every Powder Coating 2017 registrant!

  • 728px x 90px banner ad that appears on the "Thank You" web page when a person registers.
  • 468px x 60px banner ad appears on the confirmation emails attendees receive after registering.

Print Directory Advertising

Print advertisement in the PCI Powder Coating 2017 Technical Conference Directory

Website Advertising

on Powder Coating Technical Conference Event Page

The event page will be viewed thousands of times and gives great exposure for your brand. This sponsorship package will be sold to a maximum of 4 sponsors so act fast!

  • 160px x 600px skyscraper ad on event pages on

Email Blast Advertising

These promotional emails will land your banner ad in the inboxes of thousands of PCI email subscribers. This advertising package will be sold to a maximum of 3 sponsors for each month leading up to the event so act fast!

A 468px x 60px banner ad in Powder Coating 2017 promotional emails. Up to 3 advertisers will be displayed in each email blast. Advertisers can purchase a maximum one ad for each month, but can purchase multiple months if desired.

  • January - 2 emails with up to 3 advertisers
  • February - 3 emails with up to 3 advertisers
  • March - 3 emails with up to 3 advertisers