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Meet Leaders and Decision Makers in Electrocoating!


Spark a Passion for the Art of Electrocoating

ECOAT is your professional, all-in-one resource to prepare you with the most current advancements and nuances in the electrocoating industry. You'll walk away with a well of knowledge and all the usable insight you need to keep your shop running in pristine condition and thorough regulatory compliance.

  • Discover new innovations in solvents and cleaning technologies

  • Forge strong relationships and find new partnerships to expand your supply chain

  • Boost your team’s education in crucial topics covering the fundamentals of cleaning and knowing the environmental rules and regulations happening now and in the future

Schedule At-A-Glance

Tuesday, April 2, 2024
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration & Information Desk Open
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Golf Tournament (additional fee required)
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Boot Camp (additional fee required)
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Welcome Reception
Wednesday, April 3, 2024
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Registration & Information Desk Open
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Leadership Breakfast (additional fee required)
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Group Breakfast
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Keynote and Panel
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Exhibits Open and Lunch
1:30 pm - 4:40 pm
Learning Stations and Boot Camp 201
5:00 pm
Exhibit Night
Thursday, April 4, 2024
7:00 am
Registration and Group Breakfast
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Keynote and Panel
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Industry Awards Luncheon
1:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Learning Stations
3:00 pm
Closing Keynote
Schedule At-A-Glance

Conference Packages

  • Admission to all conference sessions

  • Admission to Welcome Reception and Exhibit Night

  • Online access to presentations 1 week before the conference

  • Group breakfasts, breaks and lunches

  • Comprehensive Conference Journal

Full Conference

ECA Member


1 Day Conference






Are you an Electrocoat Association Member?
Electrocoat Association Members can save $100 off the ECOAT Conference registration.


You can receive a group discount when you register three or more team members from the same company. Contact Beth Kasson, Event Registrar, for more information.


Admission to Welcome Reception and Exhibit Night (does not include conference meals and breaks).

Conference Registration Package

Conference Optional Add-Ons

Admission to these events are separate items in the registration process and have an additional fee.

They say the best connections are made on the course. Join us early on Tuesday and start your ECOAT experience by connecting with your fellow electrocoaters on a championship course.


  • 18 holes of golf on Tuesday, April 2

  • Golf cart & golf fees included

  • 2 Drink Tickets for Course Bar Cart

  • Prizes to top teams presented during the Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 4 at 11:30 am

  • Fee: $200

For those new to ECOAT or who could use a refresher, this will help you prepare for the next two days of technical presentations and panel discussions. Learn the basics of the

technology, equipment, process stages and material handling involved in an ecoat line.



  • Breaks and lunch on April 2

  • A complimentary copy of Electrocoating: A Guidebook for Finishers

  • Fee: $299

Making Social Media a Valuable Tool – Dynamic Branding

Presented by Lindsey Boyle,
Technical Sales at BASF | Chemetall

Learn how to use social media as a valuable tool to build a dynamic personal and professional brand.  Receive strategies for posting content to maximize engagement, gain followers, make connections and get leads. Attendees will see best-practice examples, learn about online platforms and leave inspired to breathe life into their digital presence. 


  • ​Breakfast

  • Presentation on April 3

  • Fee: $75 


Welcome Reception

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

5:00-7:00 p.m.


Start the conference off right with an evening of networking, drinks and appetizers. Talk shop (or anything else) in this relaxing atmosphere with your fellow industry mates.


The welcome reception is included with your registration.


Exhibit Night

Wednesday, April 3, 2024
12:00-1:30 p.m. & 5:00-11:00 p.m.

This supplier-hosted event sets ECOAT apart and is the perfect opportunity to discuss specific product and process issues with knowledgeable sales professionals in a no-pressure, fun atmosphere. Exhibitors decorate their spaces and food is provided during each timeframe. Some even host entertainment. It’s an attendee-favorite year after year.


The exhibit night is included with your registration.


Industry Awards Banquet

Thursday, April 4, 2024

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.


Honoring the industry contributions by dedicated individuals is an ECOAT tradition. Attendees are treated to a formal plated lunch, after which the George E.F. Brewer, End-User Participation Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award and the Golf Awards are announced and presented to recipients.


The awards banquet is included with your registration.

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