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Corrosion Engineers Postpone Houston Meeting Until June

Houston • March 8, 2020

HOUSTON (March 7, 2020) - Due to the evolving situation surrounding the coronavirus, the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) announced today it is postponing its annual 2020 CORROSION conference until June 14-18, 2020 in Houston. The meeting was scheduled for March at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

“We have been in ongoing conversations with NACE during what is certainly a unique and challenging time. We are very much looking forward to welcoming the group back to Houston in June and helping them to put on their best conference ever,” said Brenda Bazan, president & CEO of Houston First Corporation. 

NACE ESTIMATED IMPACT:

Attendance:  6,500

Peak Hotel Rooms:  2,500

Total Room Nights:  11,000 

Economic Impact:  $5.2 million

*(These numbers reflect averages, based on data collected from previous years) 

NACE has held CORROSION at the George R. Brown Convention Center previously in 2005 and 2011.