The Steel Conference
The Steel Conference in St. Louis
St. Louis is a place where history and imagination collide, and the result is a destination like no other. In the heart of a revitalized downtown, it is a vibrant and world-recognized hub for life sciences and innovation. We can't wait to see you there! We can't wait to see you there April 3-5, 2019!
Traveling to St. Louis
Situated in the heart of the Midwest, St. Louis is easily accessible by plane, train or highway. Just 18 minutes from downtown, St. Louis Lambert International Airport offers more than 450 flights daily. This means that once you land at the airport, you're just minutes from the convention center and our official conference hotels! And once you’re there, getting around is simple thanks to their wide selection of transportation options, including the MetroLink light rail & bus system, Uber, and Lyft. If you have questions about how to get around check out St. Louis' Visitor Center.
Discounted Airport-to-Hotel Shuttle Transportation
AISC and GO BEST Express have partnered together to provide discounted shuttle service to/from the airport and downtown St. Louis hotels. Reserve in advance to guarantee a seat before they fill up.
Discount rate ONLY available by booking through the provided link in advance. Reservations made after April 2, 2019, or on the spot at the counter will be subject to standard rates of $45 roundtrip. Discount code: AISC2019
The America's Center is the premier location for conventions, tradeshows and expositions in the Midwest states. Nestled in the heart of downtown, the Center's location is a tourist's dream and an attendee's delight. From the world-renowned Gateway Arch to historic Ball Park Village, the America's Center offers participants a variety of attractions in an affordable prime destination. For more information click here: https://explorestlouis.com/nascc/
American's Center Convention Complex
701 Convention Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63101
Time: Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location: Exhibit Hall
Don’t miss this valuable networking opportunity in the exhibit hall! The Steel Conference Welcome Reception is a great way to kick off the conference and get a special preview of what exhibitors will offer at the show. Stroll through the aisles and experience the industry’s latest trends in structural software, coatings, connection products and more! Live demonstrations from equipment manufacturers will be ongoing. Mingle with your peers while you enjoy drinks, hors-d'oeuvres and the excitement of the exhibit hall.
Conference Dinner - Anheuser- Busch Brewery
Time: Thursday, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Anheuser-Busch Brewery
Price: Included in all full registration options
This year’s event takes place at the home to the King of Beers—the Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Situated in a complex with over 70 red brick structures on 100 acres, the brewery buildings are known for their unique architecture and several are National Historic Landmarks. The brewery is located next to the Anheuser-Busch North America Headquarters and is the oldest of the company’s breweries. Guests will enjoy tours of the brewery and have a photo opportunity with one of the world-famous Clydesdales. Anheuser-Busch Flight Masters will be on hand during the event to talk about the unique pairings and give insight into how these beers are brewed. Cheers!
Note: attendees and guests of all ages are welcome to register for the event!
Tickets for the tours can be purchased during registration.
Gateway to St. Louis Introductory Tour
Time: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Price: $65 per person
Note: Lunch will not be provided
Acquaint yourself with St. Louis by visiting all the popular destinations on this exciting tour. Enjoy a driving overview of Laclede’s Landing (historic entertainment district), the Old Cathedral, the Old Courthouse, Busch Stadium and Citygarden. This tour also includes a tram ride at the Gateway Arch and a stop at the New Cathedral in Midtown.
Majestic St. Louis
Time: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Price: $75 per person
This itinerary includes a tour of the Cupples House, a tour of the Fabulous Fox Theatre and a tour of the Grand Hall at Union Station. A boxed lunch will be provided.
Little Taste of St. Louis
Time: Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Price: $75 per person
Enjoy experiencing local flavors while exploring unique neighborhoods? This tour is for you! A guide will drive you through St. Louis’ popular neighborhoods, including the Loop, Soulard, Lafayette Square and a stop on The Hill. Included in the tour are samples of St. Louis’ favorites like Fitz’s Root Beer, Toasted Ravioli, Ted Drewes Frozen Custard, Gus’ Pretzels and Gooey Butter Cake. Don’t forget your appetite!
Notes for all tours:
Round trip transportation will be provided from the convention center.
Tour tickets will be printed with name badges at the registration desk. Final tour details will be printed on the ticket.
Walking shoes are recommended.
Refunds will not be offered for cancellations. However, participants may transfer tickets to another person. Please contact email@example.com if you would like to transfer your ticket.
AISC reserves the right to cancel tours. In the event of an AISC cancellation, participants will receive a full refund.