PDA Europe is organising its Annual Conference and Exhibition on 17-18 November 2020 in Porto, Portugal.

The applications of Polyurea are widespread and the technology keeps on innovating and improving.

This event is a unique forum in Europe for all the stakeholders of Polyurea and has been designed to discuss and present all its facets.

This year, the event will take place over two days with the General Assembly taking place on the 17th.

2-days packed with presentations, interactive sessions, education course, spray gun workshop, table top exhibition and networking moments. Stay tuned, registrations open in June!

Call for Speakers

The PDA Europe Conference Committee is working on an interactive programme to continue bringing you a more powerful and engaging learning experience. 

On Tuesday 17 November, we will have a campfire session following the General Assembly of Members in the afternoon.

On Wednesday 18 November, we will have the usual conference sessions and a panel discussion in the afternoon to close the event. The topic for the panel discussion will be announced soon!

The Conference Committee is currently looking for a variety of business and technical presentations, please note that 7 speaking slots are available. Presentations take up to 30 minutes – including Q&A sessions. Possible topics:

  • New Applications for Polyurea
  • Case studies
  • New products
  • Chemical innovations
  • Regulations and qualification
  • Surface preparation
  • Testing
  • Health & Safety
  • Equipment


If you are interested in giving a presentation, please fill in the abstract submission form by 22 May. 

This is a great opportunity to share your expertise with your industry peers!

Sponsorship & Table Top Opportunities

Due to the current situation linked to the COVID-19 crises, PDA Europe has decided to exceptionally propose flexible sponsorship options in case this year’s event would be cancelled:

  • Transferring your company’s sponsorship/table top reservation to 2021.
  • Cancelling your company’s table top and get a refund limited to the amount paid by the company. However a fee of 100 EUR will be charged to cover administrative and banking costs.

Getting a refund of a certain percentage for sponsorships including advertising opportunities. The percentage will depend on the exposure already received.  

Sponsorship & Table Top Opportunities


The PDA Europe Board of Directors, Conference Committee and Secretariat continue to monitor the rapidly changing situation related to the spread of COVID-19. Our main priority is the health and safety of our attendees and industry. This unprecedented situation is changing daily so we remain watchful. At this time, trying to predict the situation in November with certainty is a futile exercise. Therefore, we remain focused on delivering a beneficial conference for the Polyurea industry.

 At present, PDA Europe has not made plans to cancel or postpone the event. If there are any changes to the event schedule, we will provide information about rescheduling options that may be available and/or other specific details. With this in mind, we hope you will continue to plan for the PDA Europe Annual Conference & Exhibition as usual. We look forward to welcoming you to Porto in November and wish you, and your families good health and resilience in the months to come.

As the situation evolves, we will continue to update and provide necessary information through our website and regular mailings. Please do not hesitate to contact us with specific questions about our upcoming event.

Event Venue

Crowne Plaza Porto

Avenida da Boavista, 1466, Porto | 4100-114 | Portugal

Booking rates & reservation details available soon!

How to get there? situated in the city centre, the hotel is located near the Campanhã train station and Casa da Musica subway station.


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    The Polyurea Development Association Europe (PDA Europe) is the official trade association for the European Polyurea industry. PDA Europe promotes the highest possible standards for polyurea.

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