What to expect from the MPI Commercial Coatings Summit?

Join us in August 2021 as the Master Painters Institute (MPI) and the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) (formerly NACE International and SSPC) team up to bring you the first ever MPI Commercial Coatings Summit in both an in-person and virtual option! The goal is to deliver a technical program that unites different areas from across the commercial coatings industry. Hear presentations on numerous current issues facing the coatings industry today, including the state of the industry, strategic industry shifts, the role of standards in coatings and a variety of other topics.

Directly following the Summit, join us for the inaugural meeting of the MPI Standards Committee and learn how you can be a part of shaping and improving MPI Standards for the industry.


Wednesday - Thursday
August 18 - 19, 2021


Washington, DC









Who can I expect to meet at the MPI Commercial Coatings Summit?

Although open to anyone interested in commercial coatings, this Summit is designed for individuals who are:

For more information, please contact Lesley Martinez at .

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The closest metro station to AIA is Farragut West (0.4 miles away), which is directly accessible from the Blue and Orange lines. Upon exiting the station head south on either 18th Street or 17th Street towards New York Avenue

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Meters for up to two hours take coins or credit/debit cards. Please check signs for warnings about restricted parking during rush hour.