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At a glance – BYK’s international trade fair appearances and lectures

BYK’s diverse additives program is reflected in a wide range of customer seminars, global events, and international trade fair participation.

Learn more about our products and solutions and get in contact with our experts at our global events. We look forward to having interesting technical talks with you in person – both on site and digitally.

Our program of events is constantly being updated. If you have any questions, please get in touch:

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April 16 - April 18, 2024

in-cosmetics global

The leading global event for personal care ingredients.

Paris, France
Porte de Versailles
Hall: 1, Booth: D60

April 16 - April 18, 2024

Middle East Coating Show

Exhibition for suppliers of raw materials and equipment manufacturers for the coatings industry.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai World Trade Centre
Hall: Z5, Booth: B91

April 25, 2024

BYK WEBseminar: No bubble, no trouble - foam free floor coatings

Solvent-free and solvent-borne floor coatings are often applied in thick layers. The challenge is to formulate these coatings foam-free. This WEBseminar will provide solutions to overcome foam issues in floor coating applications and presents defoamers that have been particularly developed for this area of application. It uses numerous practical examples to explain defoamer chemistries and the importance of a well-balanced defoamer choice. On this day, we would like to share our expertise with you as well as showcasing some case studies of floor coating applications. Our technical experts will answer your questions and will be available for in-depth discussions, personal consultations, or queries after the WEBseminar.


How to select the best defoamer for solvent-free and solvent-borne floor coatings based on epoxy formulations

  • Theory of defoamer working mechanisms
  • Challenges in the selection and handling of defoamers
  • The latest BYK defoamers, illustrated with application studies

30 minutes - online - free of charge - available in two different time zones - only in English

April 23 - April 26, 2024


The world's leading technology-oriented plastics and rubber trade fair.

Shanghai, China
National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai)
Hall: 8.2, Booth: G31

April 27 - April 29, 2024

CIBF - China International Battery Fair

International exhibition of batteries and rechargeable batteries in China

Chongqing, China
Chongqing international expo center
Hall: N1, Booth: T053

April 30 - May 2, 2024

American Coatings Show

The leading North American industry event, setting trends for future developments in the industry. Offering immediate business opportunities, a complete portfolio of high-grade competitive products, and access to top coatings decision makers.

Indianapolis, United States
Indiana Convention Center
Booth: 2229

May 6 - May 10, 2024


With more than 55,000 leaders from over 110 countries representing every industry NPE is the largest plastics trade show in the Americas.

Orlando, United States
Orange County Convention Center
Hall: South Hall Level 1, Booth: S38005

May 22, 2024

BYK WEBseminar: Let your surface shine and sparkle! Perfect aluminum orientation in water-based topcoats

This WEBseminar highlights the BYK additive portfolio which can be used to achieve superb metallic orientation in water-based topcoat formulations. It shows the best way to mix aluminum slurries and corresponding paint formulations.


  • Understanding the huge effect of different additives on aluminum orientation
  • Formulation and handling advice
  • Achieving perfect effect pigment orientation by using
    • rheology additives
    • wetting and dispersing additives

60 minutes - online - free of charge - available in two different time zones - only in English

June 18 - June 20, 2024

The Battery Show Europe

Meet battery manufacturers, suppliers, engineers, thought leaders and decision-makers for a conference and battery tech expo focused on the latest developments in the advanced battery and automotive industries.

Stuttgart, Germany
Messe Stuttgart
Hall: 8, Booth: E64

September 2 - September 4, 2024

China Composites Expo 2024

China International Composites Industrial Technical Expo 2024

Shanghai, China
Hall: 6.1, Booth: F06

September 17 - September 19, 2024

Lubricant Expo

Lubricant Expo brings together lubricant solution providers with the entire supply chain of chemicals and equipment.

Düsseldorf, Germany
Messe Düsseldorf
Booth: 339

October 16 - October 18, 2024

Sepawa 2024

Meeting point of the detergents/cleansers, cosmetics and fragrance industry in Europe

Berlin, Germany
ECC Estrel Congress Center
Booth: C421-423