What is CORROSION 2019?

CORROSION is the world’s largest conference and exposition on corrosion. Each year, NACE’s CORROSION conference welcomes more than 6,000 scientists, researchers, engineers, technicians,coatings inspectors and contractors, educators and students, as well as business executives and asset owners from more than 60 countries. This comprehensive conference is packed with technical information exchanges and sessions. After a day in technical meetings or the Exhibit Hall, you’ll find networking opportunities and receptions where you can connect with the entire global corrosion community.

The World’s Largest Corrosion Conference & Expo hits Music City

March 24 - 28, 2019
Nashville Music City Center
Nashville, Tennessee

Getting to Nashville

Nashville International Airport (BNA)
One Terminal Drive
Nashville, TN, 37214

VISA Application for International Delegates

Any individual traveling from an international location into Nashville will need to check the U.S. Department of State website to verify their specific country VISA requirements: travel.state.govAttendees requesting an invitation letter for visa processing must send their registration confirmation email to papers@nace.org.

Conference Shuttle Service

NACE International is providing shuttle service between the Nashville Music City Center and selected CORROSION 2019 hotels. This service is only for attendees and exhibitors staying at the selected official hotels. Transportation will begin on Sunday, March 24, and continue through Thursday, March 28. Detailed schedules will be posted in the CORROSION 2019 Final Program, at the official hotels, and in the convention center.

Corporate Access Lounge

The Corporate Access Lounge offers qualifying corporate member representatives specialized service and an oasis for conducting business while at conference. Reserve meeting rooms, check email on your computers with Internet access, or just relax between meetings. The Diamond Access Lounge will have extended benefits for qualifying Diamond Corporate Member representatives, offering additional services.

Lounge Hours:


8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday – Wednesday

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


8 a.m. to Noon

Learn how you can become a corporate member of NACE International today. Please contact our corporate membership coordinator at 1 800-797-6282 U.S./Canada, or +1 281-228-6282 worldwide, or visit nace.org/corporate-membership.

Professional Development Hours (PDH) Stations

Don’t forget that you can earn PDH by attending: technical meetings, forums, and symposia. All you have to do is printout your personalized PDH Certificates at the PDH station located near Registration. Certificates are based solely on the information you provide NACE at the time of printing.

Please note that PDH hours are not given for Networking Events.

Information Kiosks

NACE staff will be available to help you with directions or answer general conference questions. The kiosks will be located at the entrance of the convention center near the shuttle drop-off.

Exhibit Hall Hours

Sunday, March 24

8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In/Set Up

Monday, March 25

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In/Set Up
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open

Tuesday, March 26

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open

Wednesday, March 27

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open

Thursday, March 28

9 a.m. to Noon Exhibit Hall Open
Noon to 7 p.m. Exhibitor Move-Out

Friday, March 29

8 a.m. to Noon Exhibitor Move-Out