27th International Exhibition for Paints and Coatings
Surface Treatment Salon · Special Coatings Salon · Antirust Protection Salon
February 28 March 3

Event program

15+ events
60+ speakers
1400+ delegates
International Coatings Forum 2023


  • State of the industry and its prospects
  • New products on the raw materials market: dispersions, resins, additives, pigments

Organised by the Russian Coatings Journal, EXPOCENTRE AO

Panel discussion on Staffing and Qualifications in the Paint and Coatings Industry. Problem Areas


  • New developments in the regulatory framework of qualifications
  • Impact of vocational standards and qualification criteria on training programmes of higher education institutions
  • Organisational opportunities of R&D in higher education institutions in the field of paints and coatings
  • Problems of training highly qualified specialists in coatings and coating technologies

Invited participants:

  • representatives of the Russian Ministry of Labour and Social Protection
  • representatives of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade
  • heads of the Council for Professional Qualifications of the Chemical and Biotechnological Industries
  • First Vice President of the Russian Chemists Union
  • deans and vice-rectors of relevant universities Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, Ivanovo State University of Chemistry and Technology, Kazan National Research Technological University, Saint-Petersburg State Institute of Technology, Yaroslavl State Technical University
  • heads of the Centrlack Association
  • heads of industry enterprises

Organised by EXPOCENTRE AO
Partners: the Russian Chemists Union, the Centrlack Association, Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia

Panel on the New Realities of the Coatings Market


  1. A brief overview of the industry's performance in 2022. Changes in the players in the Russian and EAEU paint and coatings markets
  2. Quality of manufactured products:
    • General industry trends in quality and processability in the industrial and decorative sectors
    • Technical regulation and standardisation in the industry, paints and coatings safety control possibilities
    • Import substitution of raw materials: realities and prospects (case studies of resins, titanium dioxide, solvents, pigments)
    • Tariff regulation in the coatings industry
  3. Issues of unification of the Centrlack Association and the Quality Paint Association

Organised by EXPOCENTRE AO
Partners: the Centrlack Association, the Quality Paint Association
Supported by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade

Election meeting of the Centrlack Association jointly with enterprises of the Quality Paint Association
Conference on Innovations in Corrosion Protection

Moderated by Yulia Averina, Assistant Professor at the Department of Innovative Materials and Corrosion Protection of Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia


  • Aims of TK 214 (Protection of articles and materials against corrosion, ageing and biodegradation)
  • Harmonization of national standards in the field of corrosion protection
  • Problems of commercialisation of Russian developments in the field of corrosion protection
  • Presentations of innovations in corrosion protection by exhibiting companies

Organised by EXPOCENTRE AO

Panel on the Russia-Turkiye Cooperation in the Coatings Industry


  • Structure of trade in paints and coatings between Russia and Turkey, relevant trends of the last year
  • Supply of raw materials for paint and coating production from Turkiye to Russia
  • Measures to support foreign trade operators in the face of sanctions
  • Issues of chemical cargo logistics. Problems of bank settlements in Russian-Turkish trade and ways to solve them
  • Customs and tariffs regulation in chemical products trade
  • The current state and prospects of mutual investments in the chemical industry


  • Aleksey Egarmin, Director General of the Russian-Turkish Business Council
  • Gennady Averyanov, Director at the Centrlack Association, Russia
  • Assistant Manager for Paints, Fertilisers, Construction Plastics, Rubber, Mineral Oils, Essential Chemicals at IKMIB the Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products Exporters' Association, Turkiye
  • Dogukan Kose, Manager of International Projects at the Artkim Association, Turkiye
  • Diana Kudryashova, Research Director at NIITEKHIM OAO
  • Aleksey Zavadsky, Deputy Director General at Souzexpertiza ANO of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Yury Mavashev, Director at the New Turkiye Study Center
  • Pavel Dolgov, Director at the Association of Exporters and Importers
  • Hamid Jabbari, CEO at ALKIM Chemical Industry and Foreign Trading LTD 
  • Kenan Yavuz, President at Erkur Makina Conveyor (Turkiye)
  • Ozer Bal, President at Vera Sheet Metal and Surface Treatment (Turkiye)

The event will be held in Russian and Turkish with simultaneous interpretation.

Organised by EXPOCENTRE AO
Partner: the Centrlack Association
Supported by the Russian-Turkish Business Council


* The program is subject to change

  • Open event / pre-registration
  • Closed event / visit by agreement with the organizer
  • Paid event

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