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PCI’s Custom Coater Forum is designed for custom coaters to network with peers and industry leaders, hear presentations on timely issues important to their business, and participate in roundtable discussions that allow for sharing information.

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CUSTOM COATER FORUM PROGRAMMING

Monday, Mar. 11th 2024
1. Making Social Media a Valuable Tool for You & Your Business
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Lindsey Boyle BASF/Chemetall

Learn how to use social media to your advantage both personally and professionally. Receive strategies for posting content to maximize user engagement. Gain insight into how to leverage your personal and professional brands to identify an audience, gain followers, make connections, and get leads. Attendees will also see “behind the scenes” how analytics work and learn tools to bring their personal and professional brands to life.

2. Utilizing Test Panels to Troubleshoot Problems
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Scott Crosley ACT Test Panels, LLC

Test panels can be utilized as an essential tool in determining where quality problems are happening. Learn how to use test panels to troubleshoot problems in your pretreatment system, powder coating booth, or ovens by setting up a process of elimination using known starting points.

3. Increasing Lead Generation Through Your PCI Website Listing
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Leslie Muck PCI
  • Kevin Coursin PCI

It’s important to understand how the information you list on PCI’s website can deliver results you want. This presentation will provide a review of what you should include in your PCI listing that appears on powdercoating.org which allows customers to easily find you.

4. Roundtable Discussions
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Attendees will break into groups and discuss current concerns, issues, and other topics relevant to job shops to brainstorm and share how companies are dealing with those issues. The roundtable discussion is a great way to hear and share new and innovative ideas with your peers.

CUSTOM COATER FORUM SCHEDULE

Monday, Mar. 11th 2024
Custom Coater Forum
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
Lunch for Custom Coater Forum Attendees
01:00 pm - 04:30 pm
PCI Custom Coater Forum
04:30 pm - 06:30 pm
Powder Coating 2024 Tabletop Exhibition & Reception

Powder Coating Week 2024

FULL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Monday, Mar. 11th 2024
Powder Coating 101 Workshop - Powder Coating Done Right: The Basics
08:00 am - 08:30 am
Breakfast for Workshop Attendees
08:30 am - 12:00 pm
Powder Coating 101 Workshop: Morning Session
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
Lunch for Workshop Attendees
01:00 pm - 04:30 pm
Powder Coating 101 Workshop: Afternoon Session
04:30 pm - 06:30 pm
Powder Coating 2024 Tabletop Exhibition & Reception
Custom Coater Forum
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
Lunch for Custom Coater Forum Attendees
01:00 pm - 04:30 pm
PCI Custom Coater Forum
04:30 pm - 06:30 pm
Powder Coating 2024 Tabletop Exhibition & Reception
Powder Coating Tabletop Exhibition
04:30 pm - 06:30 pm
Powder Coating 2024 Tabletop Exhibition & Reception
Tuesday, Mar. 12th 2024
Powder Coating 101 Workshop - Powder Coating Done Right: The Basics
08:00 am - 08:30 am
Breakfast for Workshop Attendees
08:30 am - 11:00 am
Powder Coating 101 Workshop: Morning Session and Final Exam
11:00 am - 01:00 pm
Lunch in the Powder Coating 2024 Tabletop Exhibition
Powder Coating Technical Conference & Tabletop Exhibition
08:30 am - 09:30 am
Technical Conference Breakfast
09:30 am - 11:00 am
Technical Conference Advanced General Session
11:00 am - 01:00 pm
Lunch in the Powder Coating 2024 Tabletop Exhibition
01:00 pm - 01:55 pm
Technical Conference Opening General Session Keynote
02:00 pm - 05:15 pm
Technical Conference Breakout Sessions
05:15 pm - 07:00 pm
Powder Coating 2024 Tabletop Exhibition & Reception
Wednesday, Mar. 13th 2024
Powder Coating Technical Conference
08:30 am - 09:30 am
Technical Conference Breakfast
09:45 am - 11:15 am
Technical Conference Breakout Sessions
11:15 am - 01:00 pm
Closing Lunch & Roundtable Discussions
01:00 pm
Powder Coating 2024 Technical Conference Concludes

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Registration

PCI is hosting four separate events in Orlando during Powder Coating Week 2024 (Powder Coating 101 Workshop, Custom Coater Forum, Powder Coating 2024 Technical Conference and Powder Coating 2024 Tabletop Exhibition) and each event has a separate registration fee. We are offering discounted combination fees to attend the Technical Conference with either the Powder Coating 101 Workshop or Custom Coater Forum.

Note: The Powder Coating 101 Workshop and Custom Coater Forum registration fees alone do not include admission to the Technical Conference. Admission to the Tabletop Exhibition is included on Monday evening only, March 11 for Custom Coater Forum attendees not registered for the Technical Conference. Powder Coating 101 Workshop attendees may visit the tabletops on Monday evening and during lunch on Tuesday only.

See the Combination Registrations below for available discounts.

If you are registering 3 or more people, please contact PCI at 859-525-9988 about the availability of a group discount rate.

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