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Exciting Times….Be a part of it!


The North American Tunneling Conference (NAT) is the premier biennial tunneling event for North America, bringing together the brightest, most resourceful and innovative minds in the tunneling and underground construction industry. Held at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, this four-day conference will focus on the information, advances and projects in North America along with the victories and challenges of working in diverse environments.

As a contractor, engineer, vendor or owner in the tunneling and underground construction industry, this is the place you need to be. No matter how experienced you are in the field of tunneling and underground construction, NAT 2018 is positioned to advance your future and that of the industry.

NAT 2018 is bringing the excitement of the industry together. With 1,000 attendees, 140 exhibitors and 20 technical sessions, NAT 2018 is sure to provide a packed conference that will leave you energized and revitalized. From TBMs to rehabilitation, NAT 2018 will provide detailed case histories of North American projects and provide the groundwork for discussion on the future of tunneling around the world.

The Excitement Starts Here:

Industry-Specific Exhibit Hall

No other conference will bring together vendors specific to your line of work. Visit the 140 vendors and receive a hands-on experience of the latest and greatest products and services in the industry.

Substantial Technical Sessions

Experience the numerous technical sessions covering every aspect of tunneling and underground construction. Learn from the experts as they share the challenges and successes of working in the field. Guaranteed to enlighten.

Infinite Networking Opportunities

Make sure to bring your business cards! You will have every opportunity to engage with industry professionals from around the world at conference sponsored networking events, luncheons and dinners. Just what you need to expand your network.

The Washington, D.C. Experience

When you arrive at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, you’ll find a charming neighborhood in the heart of Washington, DC filled with amazing restaurants and quaint shops. Just a few steps away, you’ll discover the funky stores and ethnic cuisine of Adams Morgan or the exciting nightlife of Dupont Circle. Head north to hear the sounds of animals coming from the National Zoo. Or venture into the hotel’s natural surroundings to enjoy a quiet hike or invigorating run through Rock Creek Park. With a Metro stop just outside the doors and area airports close by, it’s a premier city destination just two Metro stops from everything DC has to offer.