May 28-29, 2025
Music City Center | Nashville, TN


Norwalk, CT – July 7, 2021 – ALUMINUM USA presented in collaboration with the Aluminum Association, opened registration this week for the 2021 event taking place in Louisville, KY at the Kentucky International Convention Center, August 31 - September 2, 2021.

This year’s event debuts an enhanced pre-show conference on August 31: ALUMINUM USA: Executive Insight Series: Aluminum's growth opportunities in a carbon-constrained world – a collaboration between ALUMINUM USA event organizers at RX Global, the Aluminum Association, and CRU. The unique collaboration provides can’t-miss thought-leadership to rekindle commercial and technical networking contacts.

The conference schedule is comprised of technical presentations and discussions around the unprecedented change encompassing the aluminum industry from supply chain, demand, the global perspective of production and exports, de-carbonization and more. Senior decision makers and industry professionals will gain access to relevant information to be better equipped to navigate the aluminum industry’s changes with leading insights from key experts.

For the first time, attendees and exhibitors can purchase access to the conference directly in registration. The curated sessions include:

  • Global Perspectives: Central Theme: “Is Global Cooperation in Trade Still Possible?"
  • Macro-Economy: Central Theme: “Coping with Inflation After a Long Absence”Primary Aluminum Supply-Demand: Central Theme: “Is the Era of China Systemic Surplus Over?”
  • Recycled Aluminum: Central Theme: “Rising Importance in a Carbon-Constrained world”
  • Supply Chain: Central Theme: “Global Supply Chains Under Stress, Temporary or Paradigm Shift?”
  • De-Carbonization: Central Theme: “Changing Material Choices in a Carbon-Constrained World”
  • Demand Growth Opportunities: Central Theme: “Multiple Paths to High Growth in the Era of Fast-Changing Markets"

ALUMINUM USA’s exhibits and conference will make the Kentucky International Convention Center home for 2021 with 100+ exhibitors and special events both on and off the show floor including an opening-day party and networking event on the show floor. As the center of the US aluminum industry—Louisville, KY will reunite ALUMINUM USA customers. At the heart of downtown Louisville, the Kentucky International Convention Center is in walking distance from restaurants and hotels. This year, ALUMINUM USA is partnering with Connections Housing to offer discounted rates on hotels rooms and blocks. To secure discounted rates, book now.

Attendee registration is open, if you haven't alreadyregister today for ALUMINUM USA 2021
Media and Press: Members of the media/press can register here.


ALUMINUM USA is the leading exhibition and conference for all things aluminum: products, technologies and investments in the United States. ALUMINUM USA serves as a platform that brings the aluminum industry together every two years. Approximately 2,000 industry professionals, including decision-makers from aluminum manufacturing and processing, distributors and industry associations look for new solutions and technologies from leading suppliers of raw materials semi-finished and finished products, surface treatment and producers of machinery, plant and equipment for aluminum processing and manufacturing. Follow ALUMINUM USA on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. For more information, visit

About The Aluminum Association

The Aluminum Association represents aluminum production and jobs in the United States, ranging from primary production to value added products to recycling, as well as suppliers to the industry. The association is the industry’s leading voice, representing companies that make 70 percent of the aluminum and aluminum products shipped in North America. The association develops global standards, business intelligence, sustainability research and industry expertise for member companies, policymakers and the general public. The aluminum industry helps manufacturers produce sustainable and innovative products, including more fuel-efficient vehicles, recyclable packaging, greener buildings and modern electronics.  In the U.S., the aluminum industry supports $172 billion in economic activity and nearly 660,000 jobs. For more information visit or find us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram.  

About CRU

CRU offers unrivalled business intelligence on the global metals, mining and fertilizer industries through market analysis, price assessments, consultancy and events. Since our foundation in 1969, we have consistently invested in primary research and robust methodologies, and developed expert teams in key locations worldwide, including in hard-to-reach markets such as China. 

CRU employs over 250 experts and has more than 10 offices around the world, in Europe, the Americas, China, Asia and Australia – our office in Beijing opened in 2004.

CRU events are well respected for attracting the most senior level professionals and providing valuable networking opportunities throughout the year for global audiences. For more information visit

For further information and interviews, please contact: Jagruti Lachhani, CRU Events, Office: +44 (0)20 7903 2072 Email: [email protected]