15-17th November 2021 | Chicago, IL, USA

Hybrid Event


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The World’s only Release Liner Industry Conference – 21st Edition

Now in its 21st year, the AWA Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition is the only Conference dedicated to the release liner industry, and the yearly meeting place for the industry to share ideas, learn about market developments, solve problems and network with colleagues across the value chain and all release liner application areas. 

The Conference will provide in-depth understanding and insights into the release liner markets and applications, highlighting where the growth and opportunities are for all those involved in the industry.

Building upon the success of previous years, the Conference brings together experts in their respective fields, as well as release liner users, by special invitation, to discuss the key issues and opportunities for growth and expansion of applications using release liner. The Conference program will feature presentations from industry experts, panel discussions on trends and developments, Key Note presentations and
excellent networking opportunities.

An expanded table top exhibition will showcase leading companies across the value chain, and the key companies in the release liner industry.

What you can expect from GRLICE 2021

The Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition is your opportunity to network with the right partners and customers for your business. The 2021 Conference will feature exciting keynotes, panel discussions and a table top exhibition. 

Join the leading companies across the release liner value chain and sign up today! Various expert panel discussions will be held throughout the Global Release Liner Industry Conference. These interactive panel discussions provide insight into what the experts see, and what is needed to continue developments and expanding the release liner market and capitalizing on opportunities.

The 2021 Conference will again include an Industry Leadership Panel Discussion, bringing together a group of CEO’s and top Executives to discuss, debate, and reflect on the key issues facing the industry today and in the future.

Expert & Industry Leadership Panel Discussion

A number of interactive expert panel discussions will take place throughout the conference, spanning such topics as silicone and coating trends and customer needs. These will provide ‘live’ insights into the status quo, what the industry needs to continue developing and expanding the release liner market, and capitalizing on opportunities.

The 2020 Conference will again include an industry leadership panel discussion, bringing together a group of CEOs and other top executives to discuss, debate, and reflect on the key issues facing the industry today and in the future.

Real-time industry survey

The Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition’s unique Real-Time Industry Survey provides a ‘live’ annual industry snapshot and useful insights into the state of the industry – in
real time.


Exhibition & networking

Accompanying the formal conference program is an expanded table top exhibition and extensive networking sessions, providing the ideal setting in which to promote your company and its products to the target audience, and to network with colleagues from across the world and across the value chain.


Conference Location

University Club of Chicago

76 East Monroe Street, 

Chicago, IL 60603


We have arranged a special rate per room, per night for GRLICE 2021 delegates. 

The special rate is for a limited number of rooms based on a first come, first served basis. After this time the hotel will accept reservations based on availability and best available rate. 

Booking information will be provided upon registration for the event. 


Global Release Liner Conference and Exhibition 2021



Registration Fees Include

  • Conference Kit
  • Full access to Conference sessions & Exhibition 
  • Networking breaks 
  • Proceedings and registrations

Your benefits From Attending an AWA Event

Industry-Leading Network

Our events are attended by the thought leaders of the Specialty Paper, Film, Packaging Coating & Converting Industry. Use your chance to connect with them!

Proceedings And Presentations

Every attendee receives the conference proceedings - all the presentations put together in one file. Never miss a detail again and share the knowledge and news with your colleagues.

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