The Steel Conference


Registration & Housing for NASCC: The Steel Conference is open! Book your hotel now.

Please see our list of 2019 conference hotels below.

Advantages of booking with The Steel Conference

LOCATION. All our hotels are located within a 10-minute walk of the convention center.
DEEP DISCOUNTS. Buy-in-bulk rates, with savings passed on to you.
BEST RATE PACKAGE. We comparison shop to ensure our rates remain the lowest.
HOTEL REWARD POINTS. Add to your hotel loyalty program.
SUPPORT THE INDUSTRY. Our group buying allows us to keep convention costs down and pass savings along to you with lower registration rates.

Buyer Beware

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There is only one official housing provider for NASCC: The Steel Conference, which is MCI USA. AISC does not have influence over or responsibility for any reservations made through a housing company or group other than The Steel Conference Housing/ MCI USA. In recent years, a number of participants have informed AISC of housing solicitations (often fraudulent) from groups with no affiliation with The Steel Conference. We encourage you to book your reservations through MCI USA and avoid providing information to the following companies:

  • Convention Housing Management
  • Elite Corporate Planners
  • Global Housing Management (GHM Travel)
  • HDMC Group
  • International Events
  • TradeShow Housing
  • Convention Expo Travel
  • Expo Housing
  • Golden Events
  • IEP Group
  • Le Company LLC

Our 2019 Conference Hotels

Housing will open at noon (CT) on January 2, 2019

1. Marriott St. Louis Grand (Headquarter Hotel)
800 Washington Avenue

2. Courtyard St. Louis Downtown/Convention Center
823-827 Washington Avenue

3. Drury Inn & Suites St. Louis Convention Center
711 N Broadway 

4. Embassy Suites St. Louis Downtown
610 N 7th Street

5. Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis
999 N 2nd Street

6. Hampton Inn at the Gateway Arch
333 Washington Avenue

7. Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark 
1 S Broadway 

8. Hilton St. Louis Downtown at the Arch 
400 Olive Street

9. Holiday Inn St. Louis Downtown 
811 N 9th Street 

10. HoteLumière at the Arch 
999 E Second Street

11. Hotel St. Louis 
705 Olive Street 

12. Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch
315 Chestnut Street

13. Magnolia Hotel
421 North 8th Street 

Housing Information

Deadline for housing is Wednesday, March 20.

Group/ Shared Reservations

Instructions for group reservations will be posted here when registration opens on January 2nd, 2019.

Room Deposit Guarantee

All housing requests require a first night’s stay plus tax deposit guarantee in the form of a credit card, checks will not be accepted. If you are mailing a housing request, the deposit guarantee must accompany the housing request form. If the deposit guarantee does not accompany the form, your reservation will not be processed until the deposit guarantee is received. This delay could mean the loss of your hotel choice. Deposit guarantees may be made with one of the following credit cards: MasterCard, VISA or American Express.

Hotel Room Cancellations

All hotel room cancellations can be submitted online or in writing by email, fax, or mail to our Official Registration and Housing Partner, MCI USA. The cancellation policy will be stated on your confirmation per the hotel’s contracted cancellation policy. For all groups (10 or more rooms) please contact MCI USA to receive information regarding your hotel cancellation policy.

Hotel Room Changes

Contact MCI  directly with any hotel room changes prior to Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Changes after the deadline should be made directly with the hotel, Please give the hotels at least 72 hours to input the final rooming list from MCI USA. Hotels may apply an early departure fee equal to one night’s stay for changes made on site. Please contact your hotel directly for early departure policies.

The Fine Print for Hotels

All hotel rates are per room night and are subject to a 19% tax per room per night depending on the property, which can change without notice. Please check the housing website for details. When making a reservation, please provide room and bedding preferences. The hotel will assign specific room types, based upon availability, upon check-in. Room type, bed type, and special requests are not guaranteed until check-in.


The Steel Conference will send you a reservation confirmation immediately after your reservation has been processed. Fax and mailed reservation acknowledgments will be sent within 14 days. If you do not receive your acknowledgment within two weeks, please contact MCI USA.

Hotel Shuttle Schedule

All hotel shuttles will drop-off and depart from the Plaza Entrance of the convention center.  

Wednesday, April 3

6:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (last bus from the convention center at 7:30 p.m.)

Thursday, April 4

6:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (last bus from the convention center at 6:00 p.m.)

Friday, April 5

7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (last bus from the convention center at 2:30 p.m.


Route 1 - Red Pick-up Location
Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark
Walnut Street Curbside
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch 4th Street Curbside
Hilton St. Louis Downtown at the Arch At the Hyatt Regency (4th Street Curbside)
Hampton Inn at the Gateway Arch 4th Street Curbside


Route 2 - Blue Pick-up Location
Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis Motor Lobby Entrance Curbside
HoteLumiere at the Arch Outside Main Entrance Curbside


Conference Dinner Shuttles

Conference Dinner shuttles will depart from the convention center (Washington Avenue Entrance) and Route 1 & 2 hotels beginning at 6:30 p.m. The last bus to the brewery will be at 8:00 p.m.

After the event, there will be return service to Route 1 & 2 hotels. Route 3 shuttles will return to the convention center.


Route 3 - Green Pick-up Location for Conference Dinner Only
Marriott St. Louis Grand        

Conference Dinner shuttles for the Route 3 hotels will depart from the Washington Avenue entrance of the convention center.

Route 3 shuttles will return to the convention center after the event.


Courtyard St. Louis Convention Center
Drury Inn & Suites Convention Center
Embassy Suites Downtown
Holiday Inn Downtown
Hotel St. Louis
Magnolia Hotel