About the Conference

Interested in seeing corrosion products and services first hand? Participate in the new NACE Corrosion Demo Day to experience live demonstrations of the latest corrosion prevention products and services from leading local and international providers.

Set in a casual environment, this event is a great way to hang out with industry peers and make new connections over crawfish and cold drinks. Over 300 people are expected to attend, so be sure to arrive early to get to the front of the crawfish line.

See the latest corrosion mitigation products and resources live with demonstrations from the following industry leaders in corrosion.

  • AirTech
  • Cold Jet, LLC
  • Corrpro
  • Ergon Armor
  • GMA Garnet
  • Graco Inc.
  • IBIX Surface Technologies
  • NRI - Neptune Research Inc.
  • Polyguard
  • PPG
  • ROXUL Technical Insulation
  • Sulzer Mixpac USA Inc.
  • Trenton Corp.

What You Need to Know Before the Show

Dress Code

NACE Corrosion Demo Day will take place outside on an asphalt parking lot. We highly encourage attendees to wear casual attire such as jeans, dry fit shirts, tshirts, etc. Because of the type of demonstrations taking place all attendees are required to wear closed toe shoes.


Protective goggles, ear protection, and masks will be provided for your safety.


Outside beverages of any kind are not permitted. Each registration receives one drink ticket. A bar will be available for additional beverage purchases and will accept cash or credit card.

Crawfish Lunch

Crawfish will be available while supplies last. Serving starts at 11 a.m. and will go until sold out. One ticket covers 3 lbs of crawfish, two potatoes, one corn, and one sausage. Additional crawfish tickets are available for purchase for $20.


Live demonstrations will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sam Houston Race Park West Parking Lot Directions

East Bound (RED)

- Exit Fallbrook Dr. from Beltway 8
- Take a right onto Fallbrook Dr.
- Follow Fallbrook Dr. through the stop sign @ Gessner.
- Continue on Falbrooke Dr. for approx. 1000ft.
- Turn left @ Gate 6

West Bound (BLUE)

- Exit N Gessner Rd. from Beltway 8.
- Take a left on N Gessner Rd.
- Take another left onto Fallbrook Dr.
- Continue on Falbrooke Dr. for approx. 1000ft.
- Turn left @ Gate 6

Hotels near Sam Houston Race Park

The following hotels are located nearby the Sam Houston Race Park. NACE does not have any special rates with any of the hotels. However, a few hotels have Horse Rates which are discounted rates for staying near the Race Park.

Staybridge Suites - 1.4 miles
10750 North Gessner Road 
Houston, Texas 77064
Phone: 281-807-3700

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Houston NW Beltway 8-West Rd. - 3.5 miles
9120 West Road 
Houston, Texas 77064
Phone: 713-896-4444

LaQuinta Inns & Suites – Willowbrook – 3.8 miles 
8383 Farm to Market 1960 Road West 
Houston, Texas 77070
Phone: 832-617-5757

Residence Inn Houston – NW/Willowbrook – 3.8 miles
7311 West Greens Road 
Houston, Texas 77064
Phone: 832-237-2002

Courtyard by Marriott Houston NW/290 Corridor – 6 miles
6708 Gessner Road 
Houston, Texas 77040
Phone: 832-786-6400

Hilton Garden Inn Houston Northwest America Plaza – 6.3 miles
14919 Northwest Freeway 
Houston, Texas 77040
Phone: 713-896-6700

Nearest full-service Hotels to Sam Houston Race Park

Houston Marriott North – 7.9 miles
255 N Sam Houston Parkway East 
Houston, Texas 77060
Phone: 281-875-4000

Crowne Plaza Hotel Northwest Brookhollow – 8.1 miles
12801Northwest Freeway 
Houston, Texas 77040
Phone: 713-462-9977

Hilton Houston North – 8.1 miles
12400 Greenspoint Drive 
Houston, Texas 77060
Phone: 281-875-2222

Hyatt Regency North Houston – 8.6 miles
425 North Sam Houston Parkway East 
Houston, Texas 77060
Phone: 281-249-1234

Sam Houston Race Park - West Lot

7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy W
Houston, TX 77064