The World’s Largest Corrosion Conference & Expo Enters a New Territory

April 15 - 19, 2018  |  Phoenix, Arizona, USA  |  Phoenix Convention Center

What is CORROSION 2018?

CORROSION 2018 is the world’s largest corrosion conference and exposition, and it’s coming to the Southwest! Each year, CORROSION welcomes more than 6,000 corrosion engineers, scientists, researchers, technicians, asset owners, inspectors, and other professionals from over 60 countries across the world. This comprehensive conference is packed with technical education and knowledge exchange, along with opportunities to connect with industry experts and peers focused on the prevention and mitigation of corrosion worldwide.

General Information

CORROSION 2018 Location

Phoenix Convention Center
100 N 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Getting to Phoenix

Phoenix International Airport (PHX)
3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85034

VISA Application for International Delegates

Any individual traveling from an international location into Phoenix will need to check the U.S. Department of State website to verify their specific country VISA requirements:

Conference Shuttle Service

NACE International is providing shuttle service between the City of Phoenix Convention Center and the CORROSION 2018 hotels. This service is for attendees and exhibitors staying at the official hotels.

Transportation will begin on Sunday, April 15, and continue through Thursday, April 19. Detailed schedules will be posted in the CORROSION 2018 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 our 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 member coordinator at 1 800-797-6282 U.S./Canada, or +1 281-228-6282 worldwide, or visit

NACE Store

Looking for a particular corrosion title? Visit the NACE Store where you can browse through corrosion-related resources and purchase at a member price while avoiding shipping fees. Save on shipping by picking up titles at the show. The NACE Store will be located in Hall 3 by the exhibit hall entrance, behind registration.

Store Hours:

Sunday - Wednesday

8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


8:00 a.m. to Noon

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 in Exhibit Hall B.

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.


If you have never been part of NACE’s annual show: CORROSION, there are some things that you need to know and some events that we recommend you don’t miss out on.

Justify Your Attendance

Exhibit Hall Hours

Sunday, April 15

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

Monday, April 16

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

Tuesday, April 17

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

Wednesday, April 18

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

Thursday, April 19

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

Friday, April 20

8 a.m. to Noon Exhibitor Move-Out

Volunteer at CORROSION 2018

Sunday, April 15
8 a.m. to noon

Join NACE Cares and fellow attendees as we partner with the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department. Network and make connections before the conference starts while giving back to our host city.

Volunteer Today