The National Association for Surface Finishing

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NASF Events

NASF Leadership Conference

February 28 - March 3, 2016 | Rio Mar, Puerto Rico - This mid-winter mix of business and pleasure includes “in-depth updates on strategic topics and business panel discussions on the industry’s economic outlook, as well as speaker presentations and networking opportunities all in North America’s most beautiful settings.

NASF Washington Forum

April 19-21, 2016 | Washington D.C. - This high value program features over two dozen national and international experts and thought leaders, for discussions with over 100 leaders from the surface finishing industry. The event also includes over 100 meetings between finishing industry representatives, lawmakers and staff on Capitol Hill. For more information please contact Jeff Hannapel at

NASF SUR/FIN® Manufacturing & Technology Conference

June 6-8, 2016 | Las Vegas, NV - Join industry leaders, buyers, and media at the largest event in the Surface Finishing Industry. Mark your calendar for three days of informative programs, surface finishing’s top companies, and professionals from around the world.

The Bright Design Challenge

Students tackle real-world surface finishing issues in our annual scholarship competition.

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