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GAWDA Foundation Scholarship Program is Open for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

HOLLYWOOD, Florida ‒ The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) Foundation Scholarship Program is open for the 2019-2020 academic year. “GAWDA annually awards the scholarships as a way to help educate, attract, and keep quality individuals in the welding and gases distribution industry,” said John Ospina, GAWDA Executive Director. The awards will be announced at… Read more »

“It’s All About Service”

GAWDA Spring Management Conference — Have you registered yet? The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) has scheduled its annual spring conference of distributor and supplier members for May 4-6 in Minneapolis. Don’t miss your chance to attend GAWDA’s 2019 Spring Management Conference (SMC). Register early and save! For complete details, you can view the… Read more »

Roberts Oxygen Company, Inc. elects new President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rockville, Maryland Roberts Oxygen Company, Inc. a distributor of compressed gases and welding supplies headquartered in Rockville, Maryland with 48 East Coast locations from Pennsylvania to Florida has elected Will Roberts as president effective February 1, 2019. Will succeeds his father, Bob Roberts, and his grandfather, Bill Roberts, as the third generation… Read more »

GAWDA Membership Renewal for 2019

Don’t let your member benefits expire   HOLLYWOOD, FL — GAWDA 2019 membership runs from January 1st -December 31st.  Renewals are being accepted through February 28th. After that date, unless your membership is renewed, your company’s benefits will be concluded. If you’d like to pay your dues online click here for our updated online payment… Read more »

Spring Management Conference Registration Open

Registration Now Open for GAWDA’s SMC, Contact Booth Program SMC is May 4-6 in Minneapolis HOLLYWOOD, FL — Registration is now open for the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) annual spring conference of distributor and supplier members for May 4-6, 2019.   GAWDA’s Spring Management Conference (SMC) will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis,… Read more »

University of Innovative Distribution Early Bird Special Ending Soon

HOLLYWOOD, FL – GAWDA members are invited to attend this concentrated educational program focused on the unique needs of the industrial wholesale distribution industry.  Known worldwide for excellence in education, the University of Innovative Distribution (UID) is sponsored by leading industrial distribution professional associations, in cooperation with the Department of Technology, Leadership and Innovation of Purdue… Read more »

GAWDA Holiday Hours

HOLLYWOOD, FL – The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) joins our members and their families in celebrating the holiday season. GAWDA headquarters will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, December 24th-25th. We will also be closed on December 31st and January 1st in honor of the New Year. Regular business hours will… Read more »

Mark Your Calendars for GAWDA’s 2019 Spring Management Conference (May 4-6)

HOLLYWOOD, Florida – The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) has scheduled its annual spring conference of distributor and supplier members for May 4-6, 2019. GAWDA’s Spring Management Conference (SMC) will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Designed to target the needs of management and operations decision makers, the SMC serves as an… Read more »

Annual Meeting Registration Open

Registration Now Open for GAWDA’s Fall Convention, Contact Booth Program Annual Conference is Oct. 1-4 in New York; Hall of Famer Coach Lou Holtz is Speaking Hollywood, Fla. — Registration is open for the next national meeting of the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA), which takes place in October 1-4 in New York City…. Read more »

Record registrants for GAWDA Spring Management Conference

GAWDA’s 2017 Spring Conference Bigger, Better, More Mobile Than Ever HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — The yearly Spring Management Conference (SMC) of the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) is bigger and better – and this year, more mobile – than ever before. Registration for the May event, with more than a month to go, is at a… Read more »