University of Innovative Distribution 2020 Registration is Open

March 8-11, 2020

HOLLYWOOD, FL – GAWDA members are invited to attend this concentrated educational program focused on the unique needs of the industrial wholesale distribution industry.

The University of Innovative Distribution is a concentrated educational program focused on the unique needs of the wholesale distribution industry. Known worldwide for excellence in education, UID is sponsored by the Association Education Alliance (AEA) a consortium of 40+ distribution professional associations, in cooperation with the Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation of Purdue University. Working together, these groups take great pride in providing a superior learning experience.

The program is taking place March 8-11, 2020 in Indianapolis and registration is now open. Early bird discounts for GAWDA members are available through January 12th.  

Click here to view/download the UID program brochure or visit us at for more information.

For additional information on attending UID and other GAWDA member benefits, please contact Andrea Levy, Director of Member Services, at



Founded in 1945, 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