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2019 API Inspection and Mechanical Integrity Summit

Registration will open August 1, 2018

When: January 28, 2019 - January 31, 2019

Where:Galveston Island Convention Center, Galveston, Texas

Open for Registration Details

Asset Integrity Through Corrosion Management, Inspection, and Engineering Technology

Call for Abstracts - Submit by July 13, 2018

Preliminary Program - Available Soon

Panel Descriptions - Available Soon

The API Summit was designed with you in mind. This four-day summit includes three days of presentations spanning over 120 topics. Addressing issues involved in asset condition evaluation for drilling, production systems, pipelines, terminals, refining, chemical manufacturing and storage facilities. In addition, an optional day of  training is conducted by subject matter experts. Each day focuses on presentations relevant to upstream, midstream, downstream operation and integrity management. API Inspection Summit provides an opportunity to learn about new and existing industry codes and standards, to hear about emerging trends from experts, and to discuss new and existing issues in inspection and AIM technology. 

The API Summit is the only networking event for inspectors and other inspection support professionals in the industry. As stated by attendees, “The API Summit is the best inspection related conference in the petroleum industry”.

The following oil, gas and chemical sectors will be covered:

  • Upstream (Drilling, Sub Sea, Production Systems, Integrity Management)
  • Midstream (Pipelines, Terminals)
  • Downstream (Refining, Chemical & Storage)
Three primary topics – Inspection/NDE, Metallurgy/Corrosion, Engineering & Analysis(tracks) will run concurrently each day (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday).  

Monday, January 28 will be dedicated to Training Courses run by Subject Matter Experts.

Official Media Sponsor



Email: or Call: 202-682-8195

Sponsor & Exhibitor Prospectus

Exhibitor Floor Plan

Fax to 202-682-8222 

Application Deadlines

Sponsor/Exhibitor Applications and booth selection can be submitted according to the following acceptance windows:

Up to 5:00 PM Eastern on Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Between 5:01 PM Eastern on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 and 5:00 PM Eastern on Tuesday, August 18, 2018

Between 5:01 PM Eastern on Tuesday, August 18, 2018 and 5:00 PM Eastern on Tuesday, September 18, 2018

After 5:01 PM on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 (until the exhibit area sells out)

Please do not submit your application prior to the schedule above. If you submit your application before the above dates, your first choice may not be available.

Exhibitor Regulations

In adherence to the good neighbor policy, please note the following rules and regulations:
  • All promotional activities and distribution of literature must take place within the confines of the assigned booth. Distribution outside of the confines of the booth, including all API and Westin public areas is strictly prohibited.
  • If a booth noise level is particularly disturbing or disruptive, Show Management will direct that the noise be turned down. Booth activities deemed too disruptive may be discontinued at Show Management's discretion.
  • All speakers must face inward and not out towards the aisles or neighboring Exhibits. Exhibitors found in non-compliance, will be required to modify the direction of the speakers to a more suitable position.
  • A maximum height of eight feet is allowed only in the rear half of the booth space, with a four foot height restriction on all materials (product or equipment) in the front half of the booth. No booth element can impede the aisles. End-cap or 20x20 booths must not impeded line-of-sight above four feet to the front 5 feet of neighboring booth.
  • All booths should be designed in such a way so as to eliminate line of sight obstructions from one exhibit to the next.
  • Delivery or removal of any portion of an exhibit will not be permitted during exhibit hours.

Exhibitor Registration

Each exhibiting company receives one full conference registration with the purchase of booth space. In addition, exhibiting companies may register up to three additional staff for the full conference at a discounted rate of $495 each. Discount codes will be provided to the “Main Contact” listed on your exhibitor application upon email confirmation of your booth assignment. If you have not received these codes, please contact

Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsors receive complimentary passes as identified in the Sponsorship and Exhibitor Prospectus, in addition to the 3 discounted registrations allotted with the booth.

Exhibit Hours

Tuesday, January 29 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
(with Opening Reception from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm)
Wednesday, January 30 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday, January 31 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Exhibitors are welcome to attend all sessions. API recommends an exhibitor representative be in their booth during the scheduled coffee breaks and receptions.

Exhibit Hall Set-Up and Tear Down 

Exhibitor set-up is Monday, January 28: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Set-up outside of these times is prohibited; All exhibitors must be set by 6:00 PM.

Exhibitor tear down is Thursday, January 31: 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM 

Exhibitor Order Forms

Each exhibit booth includes: 8' black drape behind booth, 3' black drape between booths, one 6' x 30" skirted exhibit table, Carpet (black, without padding), two side chairs, and one wastebasket. One (1) 120 volt electrical outlet will also be provided to each exhibit booth. Free wireless internet access is provided throughout the exhibit hall.

Exhibitor is responsible for ordering the following from Freeman:

  • AV 
  • Booth furniture
  • Plants
  • Etc.

Freeman Decorating Services Handbook - Available Soon

Order early to take advantage of advance order discount rates; Place your order by January 11, 2019.

You can order the same materials in the Decorating Services Handbook above using Freeman Online - Available Soon.

Freeman AV Order Form (Available Soon) - Note: One (1) 120 volt electrical outlet is provided for each exhibitor. 

Shipping Information

Exhibitors are highly encouraged to ship directly to Freeman. Shipping address details are found in the Freeman Handbook.

The convention center does not have a receiving dock open to accept packages prior to January 28. If shipping to the convention center instead of the recommended Freeman warehouse, your items can arrive at the convention center between 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM on Monday, January 28th. The convention center staff has notified us that in the past they have had several problems with vendors sending their items too early (when the building is closed). Subsequently, they get returned to the sender. If you like, shipping directly to your hotel is another option. If shipping to one of the 3 conference hotels, you are allowed 3 days prior to the day the group starts, however larger items (i.e. palates) need to ship directly to the convention center.

Exhibitor Floor Plan

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Platinum Sponsors - Available Soon

Gold Sponsors - Available Soon

Silver Sponsors - Available Soon