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Managing in an Uncertain Economy

There is no crystal ball, but forecasting is the next best thing you can do to predict your business’s economic future. HOLLYWOOD, FL – GAWDA is excited to announce our monthly interview-style presentation series designed to help our Members plan during these unpredictable times. This six-month series launches on Wednesday, October 14th @ 3pm Eastern. GAWDA… Read more »

GAWDA Member Sales Training is Available “On Demand”

GAWDA’s highly-successful 3-part series — Driving Sales Success in the New Normal — is available to view “on demand” HOLLYWOOD, FL –  GAWDA has partnered with our Member Venator Sales Group to offer our Members the chance to learn from sales success best practices, as we all navigate through today’s “new normal”.  This 3-part series will… Read more »

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,… Read more »

GAWDA & CGA Announce the 2020 Young & Emerging Professionals Summit

HOLLYWOOD, Florida  — CGA’s new Young & Emerging Professionals Committee has been hard at work planning this groundbreaking series of webinars, launching in mid-August and running through the end of September 2020. Registration is complimentary for all participants.* This innovative series of online events, co-hosted by the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) and the Gases & Welding… Read more »

2020 Cross-Industry Compensation & Benefits Survey Results Available Now

HOLLYWOOD, Florida  — The 2020 Cross-Industry Compensation & Benefits Survey report provides a detailed analysis of key compensation and benefits related statistics for the distribution industry. The results are based on confidential surveys from 905 distribution companies, representing over 10,000 locations. GAWDA was one of twenty-three distribution related associations that sponsored the 2020 Cross-Industry Compensation &… Read more »

GAWDA Annual Convention Update

HOLLYWOOD, FL – The GAWDA Annual Convention, which was scheduled to start on September 25th in Phoenix, Arizona, will be moved to a virtual event. Abydee Butler Moore, GAWDA President, announced “It is with disappointment that we inform you GAWDA will not have an in-person Annual Convention this fall.  We are in negotiations with the… Read more »

Driving Sales Success in the “New Normal”

GAWDA Distributor Member Sales Training HOLLYWOOD, FL —  We have partnered with GAWDA Member Venator Sales Group to offer an opportunity for our Distributor Members to learn from sales success best practices, as we all navigate through today’s “new normal”. This 3-part series will equip participants to sell more effectively, strategically and efficiently. The investment for… Read more »

GAWDA Member Annual Convention Town Hall – June 12th

Hollywood, FL — GAWDA will be holding a Members’ Town Hall Meeting on Friday, June 12th at 11:00 AM Eastern. This special Member’s meeting is being held to facilitate a discussion regarding the Annual Convention and capture your feedback in determining next steps. Currently the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Phoenix, where we are scheduled to… Read more »

Looking Past the Fear and Noise — GAWDA’s Annual Industry Analysis Webinar is June 16th

Hollywood, FL — GAWDA is excited to announce that registration is now open for “Looking Past the Fear and Noise” — GAWDA’s Annual Industry Analysis Webinar.   This free members-only webinar will take place on Tuesday, June 16th at 1:00PM Eastern and will be hosted by ITR Economics Analyst Alex Chausovsky. During this hour Alex will cover: GDP… Read more »