2022 SEFA Lab of the Year® Competition

· NEW ENTRY DEADLINE – Monday, August 1, 2022 ·

(Midnight Hawaii Standard Time (HST)

 Eligible entries are projects that are substantially completed and operational after January 1, 2019 and provided the project has not previously received any recognition from SEFA's Panel of Judges.

  • Mid-August Judging Panel announced and given access to all entries;
  • Mid to Late September – Judges Meeting and deliberations;
  • Late September/Early October – Winners announced;
  • Early November –  Presentations and Awards Ceremony at SEFA Annual Conference

 Visit the Lab of the Year Page for more information on the program.


32nd Annual Meeting -Trade Show - SEFA Lab of the Year™ rescheduled to November 3-5, 2021 (Wednesday - Friday)

Book your room at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel now!

SEFA’s 32nd Annual Meeting - Trade Show - Lab of the Year has been rescheduled -- The new dates are November 3-5, 2021 at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel.  You can download a copy of the Preliminary Agenda through the link below.   This year's meeting will feature presentations on both the 2020 and 2021 SEFA Lab of the Year Projects on Thursday November 4th, followed by an Awards Ceremony.  Special thanks to our current Exhibitors for this event -- asecos, GmbH, BICASA Srl., DURCON, Fundermax, Spectron, TRESPA, arcoplast and Tiger Drylac.

The SEFA Group Reservations Portal for the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Hotel has been activated.  Our $209.00 group rate includes complimentary in-room wi-fi and a waiver of the resort fee. For anyone interested in extending their stay our rate is available from Friday, October 29th through Friday, November 12th, 2021, but you must reserve through the group portal. 

32nd Annual Meeting Agenda - Registration
Exhibitor - Sponsor Opportunities


ARABLAB 2021 – Rescheduled – November 15-17, 2021 SEFA Networking Reception and SEFA Member-Exhibitor Showcase

SEFA Members attending the ARABLAB Expo in Dubai – November 15-17, 2021 are invited to join us for the SEFA Networking Reception at The Fairmont Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road,  Monday, November 15, 2021 at 6:00 PM.  The Reception is sponsored by DURCON, BICASA, TRESPA and S.C.A.T Europe, GmbH.   All SEFA Members are welcome to attend.  In addition to our Reception,  We have a SEFA Member Exhibitor Showcase taking place in The SEFA Theatre on Monday November 15th and Tuesday, November 16th.   Click the line below for a complete list of SEFA Members exhibiting at ARABLAB 2021, as well as the schedule for our Exhibitor Showcase.