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Personal Decorum

At all meetings, receptions, activities, and interaction with other AGA members and guests during the conference, attendees are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and be responsible for personal behavior respectful of others and the esteem and reputation of the Association and our great industry. Upon completion of your registration, you agreed to abide by the AGA's Statement on Personal Conduct.

COVID-19 Safety Information

The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) will conduct TechForum 2021 under the guidance of CDC guidelines, restrictions within the state of Tennessee and city of Memphis, and requirements of the Hilton Memphis. The county currently requires masks inside the hotel common areas. Please be respectful of the current restrictions and other attendees personal choices when it comes to masking. Participants are encouraged to practice hand hygiene, “social distancing” as much as possible, and guidance on masks (i.e. recommended for non-vaccinated indoors and for vaccinated in areas of high transmission). Visit the Shelby County COVID page for more information.

At the request of the Board of Directors, all TechForum attendees must sign the COVID-19 Liability Waiver and return it to Jeff Cunningham at the AGA.

Getting Around

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The Hilton Memphis Hotel

The Memphis International Airport is 30 minutes from the hotel.

The AGA highly recommends renting a car if you plan to go to downtown Memphis. Uber/Lyft have been hard to find the past few months. The hotel is located about 25 minutes from downtown Memphis and the famous Beale Street and not easily accessible by shuttle or bus.

Hilton Memphis
939 Ridge Lake Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38120

(901) 684-6664

Time & Temperature

Expect temperatures to range from high 80s to low 90s during the day and upper 60s at night. Memphis is on Central Time. Please note, all times for TechForum are listed in Central Time.

Dress Code

Please wear your nametag to ALL TechForum events and tours.

  • Plant Tour: Pants, close-toed shoes (safety equipment will be provided)
  • Sessions/MarketPlace: Business Casual

Memphis Map

This Memphis map is available for attendees and highlights places to visit in the Memphis area. The map is mobile and tablet friendly.

Available Activities

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Elvis Presley Mansion and Graceland Tour

Elvis Presley Mansion and Graceland Tour

Elvis Presley Blvd, Memphis, TN 38116

Starting on Tuesday Morning at 8:30am, attendees will be picked up from the Hilton Memphis and shuttled over Graceland. Attendees will get to explore the beautiful mansion, walk the gardens, tour the aircraft that he traveled on from show to show, and encounter Elvis Presley's Memphis entertainment complex for an unforgettable experience featuring legendary costumes, artifacts, and personal mementos from Elvis and his family.

For more details, please check the Schedule, Memphis Area Info, or Dining pages.