GAWDA 2020 Virtual Annual Convention

HOLLYWOOD, FL – The GAWDA Annual Convention, which was scheduled to start on September 25th in Phoenix, Arizona, has been moved to a virtual event.

GAWDA Executive Director John Ospina shared “We are pleased to let you know that we are still meeting in September. While we are disappointed that we will not be face-to-face, this year has reminded us of the different ways we can remain connected and bring value to one another.”  

The GAWDA 2020 Annual Convention Business Session will be virtual, taking place on Friday, September 25th, from 11:00 am-12:30 pm Eastern.

Mark your calendars and keep your eyes open for the agenda and registration information for GAWDA’s 2020 Annual Convention.



Celebrating our 75th year, the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) is dedicated to promoting the safe operation and economic vitality of distributors of industrial gases and related welding equipment supplies. Through its GAWDA Gives Back campaign, association members have donated almost $2 million over the last 16 years to 22 different charitable organizations in 13 communities across the U.S. Since 2013, GAWDA and its members also have provided scholarships totaling $166,000 to 83 young people interested in studies leading to careers in the industry. For more information, visit the association’s website at