Registration is Now Open for GAWDA’s 2023 SMC


HOLLYWOOD, FL ‒ Join us in Philadelphia, PA for the GAWDA 2023 Spring Management Conference (SMC).  The meeting will be held Saturday, May 6 – Monday, May 8 at the Marriott Philadelphia Downtown.  With the theme of “Intentional Leadership”, the Spring Management Conference is designed to promote interaction between Owners/CEOs, management, and operations decision makers.  It serves as an ideal platform for tactical networking, process-oriented business education, and actionable take-home solutions.

Visit the SMC website at to view the agenda and learn more about our keynote speakers, educational sessions, contact booth program, and networking events.

Register early and save! Early bird rates are now available.

Please contact Bruce Ellenbogen at 954-367-7728, ext. 230 or if you need assistance with your registration or have any questions.



For over 77 years, the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) has been 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 17 years to 23 different charitable organizations in 14 communities across the U.S. Since 2013, GAWDA and its members also have provided scholarships totaling $226,000 to 113 young people interested in studies leading to careers in the industry. For more information, visit the association’s website at