Join us August 29 – August 31, 2023, at The Benson, Portland for the ACI Foundation Technology Forum featuring thought leaders, technology experts, and regulatory agencies to discuss the future of the concrete industry.

Our Technology Forum is an industry-exclusive educational and networking event for concrete professionals powered by the Concrete Innovation Council. To support ACI’s expanding focus on technology and innovation, the CIC collaborates with the concrete community to further innovative solutions for industry-wide challenges, by effectively identifying new technology and helping to nurture and support emerging and mature technologies.

ACI Foundation’s 2023 forum is your opportunity to connect with representatives from material suppliers, architecture & engineering firms, contractors, academics, top-level executives, and regulatory agencies. You will learn from industry-experts about current trends, emerging technologies, and new product innovations. Build strategic relationships and expand your network.

We can't wait to see you in Portland!


August 29-31, 2023


The Benson Portland, Curio Collection by Hilton
309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205


Tuesday, August 29, 2023

  • Registration 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Welcome Reception 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

  • Registration 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am – 8:00 am
  • Technology Forum 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Lunch 12:00 pm -1:00 pm
  • Reception & Off-Site Dinner 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Thursday, August 31, 2023

  • Registration 7:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am – 8:00 am
  • Technology Forum 8:00 am – 12:00 pm


For any questions regarding registration please contact Tricia Ladely


Early bird registration ends on Friday August 4, 2023

Attendees are eligible to earn CEU/PDH credits

Hotel Information:
The Benson Portland
A Hilton Curio Collection Hotel
309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
Standard Guest Room Rate: $239 + taxes

The cut-off date for hotel reservations is August 7, 2023. Our room block is limited, and the cut-off date will not be extended.


To reserve your sleeping accommodations at The Benson online click on the link below to be connected directly to the hotel reservation system.

The Benson, Portland - Reservations

If making your reservation via phone, contact 1-888-225-9664 or (503) 228-2000 and ask for reservations. Be sure to tell the reservationist the group code: “ACI Foundation CIC Technology Forum” to obtain the specially negotiated rate.

Please contact Carole Berrelez at Carole.Berrelez@concrete.org for a government room.

All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card and require a deposit equal to the room rate and tax for the first night of reservation.

Cancellation Policy: All reservations must be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to scheduled arrival to obtain a full refund of deposit.

Hotel Amenities:

  • Digital Key
  • Free WiFi
  • Concierge
  • On-site Restaurant
  • Boutique
  • Fitness Center
  • Room Service
  • Business Center

  • Self Parking Not Available
  • Valet Parking - $49.00

Visitors to Portland OR can enjoy an average temperature of high 70s and low 50s.

Local Information

Closest Airports
Portland International Airport (PDX) is approximately 12 miles from the hotel. The hotel does not offer shuttle transportation to/from the PDX airport.

Taxi service from PDX is estimated at $30 one way, not including gratuity.

Lyft and Uber are available for pickup at PDX with an estimated fare of $35-$50 one way, not including gratuity.

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