Early Bird Registration is Open for GAWDA’s 2024 SMC


HOLLYWOOD, FL ‒ Join us in San Antonio, TX for the GAWDA 2024 Spring Management Conference (SMC).  The meeting will be held Friday, April 19 – Sunday, April 21 at the Grand Hyatt, San Antonio.  With the theme of “Lead With Purpose, Serve With Heart”, 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 gawda.org 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 available thru January 19th.

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



Founded in 1945 as the National Welding Supply Association (NWSA), 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 23 years to over 20 different charitable organizations in 14 communities across the U.S. Since 2013, GAWDA and its members also have provided scholarships over $430,000 to 130+ young people interested in studies leading to careers in the industry. For more information, visit the association’s website at www.gawda.org.