The first Hose + Coupling World Conference & Expo 2018 will be held:

OCTOBER 15-17TH, 2018

The Hose and Coupling World Conference and Exhibition is a new event being introduced in Houston, Texas in 2018. The two-day conference and exhibition is organized by KCI Corporation and in conjunction with the National Association of Hose and Accessories Distributors (NAHAD). It will take place on October 15 to 17th, 2018 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Following the first event, the Hose and Coupling World Conference and Expo will partner with Stainless Steel World in 2019 in Maastricht, Netherlands.

The Hose and Coupling World event aims to bring together a community of end-users, OEMs, equipment managers, engineers, distributors and suppliers for an exciting conference and exhibition that will help address the ever-changing world of industrial hose and couplings.

MEETING POINT FOR THE HOSE COMMUNITY

The Hose + Coupling World Conference & Expo 2018 looks forward to welcoming thousands of attendees to the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Attendees will get an overview of the latest technologies, materials and systems in the field of industrial & hydraulic hoses and accessories, presented by over 50 exhibitors from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, India, and Asia. The Hose + Coupling World Expo & Conference 2017 will serve as the meeting point for the hose community, creating networking opportunities and a showcase for exhibitors and attendees to experience a comprehensive technologically in-depth conference program.

EXHIBIT TO THE AMERICAN MARKET

Hose + Coupling World 2018 will bring together the world’s leading hose & accessories companies and end-users.

Manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors will showcase their latest products and develop business relationships to grow partnerships for the years ahead. More than 50 global and national companies will be presenting their newest products and latest services. Experienced technical and exhibitor sales staff will be on hand to answer your questions, provide information and to showcase their company, products and services. The focus of the exhibition will be the large and important hose markets of the Americas.

The exhibition will be held in conjunction with the Hose + Coupling World Conference 2017. This combination will bring together hose companies, EPCs and end-users to strengthen relationships, meet existing and new customers, and exchange ideas and opinions face-to-face. Attendees will encounter a high level of expertise and networking opportunities in an informal, friendly, and social atmosphere aimed at exchanging useful information.

HIGH QUALITY CONFERENCE PROGRAM

The Hose + Coupling World event will cover a variety of hose and accessories related topics that are essential to today’s industrial and hydraulic markets. There will be plenary presentations on a number of hot themes in the hose industry, including new technologies for the Oil & Gas market. For attendees looking to attain professional development hours, conference delegates will be awarded certificates of completion for participation. Certificates will be available for pick up during the event Closing Ceremony. Informative workshops will cover topics such as:

Hose Technology for Subsea Application

Material Selection for the Oil & Gas Industry

Hose Testing Solutions

Coupling Selection for Chemical Applications

Supply Chain

Hose & Coupling Repairs Solutions

New Technology in Hose Assemblies & Hose Systems

Avoiding Coupling Failure

VENUE INFORMATION

George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida De Las Americas
Houston, TX 77010
USA

MAIN LINE

713-853-8000

TOLL FREE

800-427-4697

FAX

713-853-8090

MAIL

ccinfo@houstonfirst.com

OFFICE HOURS

Monday through Friday: 8am – 5pm

AFTER HOURS AND WEEKENDS

Security Office – 713-853-8087

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