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DISTRIBUTOR MEMBERSHIP

A GAWDA Distributor Member is any individual, partnership, or corporation engaged in retail distribution of gases, equipment or supplies for use in welding, industrial applications, health care or research. For purposes of this provision, “retail distribution” means sales to end users.

Distributor Membership give you access to GAWDA Consultants, Annual Conventions, Spring Management Conferences, Regional Meetings, GAWDA Publications as well as many other valuable benefits. The GAWDA Benefits web page has more details.

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INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTOR MEMBERSHIP

A International Distributor Member is any individual, partnership, or corporation engaged in retail distribution of gases, equipment or supplies for use in welding, industrial applications, health care or research, and whose principal place of business is outside the United States.
NOTE: For purposes of this provision, “retail distribution” means sales to end users.

International Distributor Membership give you access to GAWDA Consultants, Annual Conventions, Spring Management Conferences, Regional Meetings, GAWDA Publications as well as many other valuable benefits.
(Visit the GAWDA Benefits section of the web page for more details.)

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SUPPLIER MEMBERSHIP

A GAWDA Supplier Member is any individual, partnership or corporation engaged in (1) manufacturing or wholesale distribution of gases, equipment or supplies for use in welding, industrial applications, health care or research, or (2) providing products or services to Active members. For purposes of this provision, “wholesale distribution” means sales of products intended for resale.

Supplier Membership give you access to GAWDA Consultants, Annual Conventions, Spring Management Conferences, Regional Meetings, GAWDA Publications as well as many other valuable benefits.
(Visit the GAWDA Benefits section of the web page for more details.)

NOTE: If an applicant for membership is engaged in both retail and wholesale distribution, the appropriate membership classification shall be determined by the applicant’s primary function. An applicant’s primary function shall be determined by comparing the applicant’s gross dollar sales volume attributable to retail and wholesale distribution. An applicant primarily engaged in selling products that it manufactured, even to end users, shall be classified as an Associate member.

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MANUFACTURER’S REPRESENTATIVE MEMBERSHIP

This category will have limited benefits, but will give you access to attend the GAWDA Annual Conventions, the Spring Management Conferences and the Regional meetings. You will also have access to GAWDA Communications in the form of the GAWDA Connection, the GAWDA Edge and one copy of the Welding & Gases Today publication. Please fill out your information below and submit with your payment to complete your application for membership.

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INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

This category is for individuals who have retired from the welding industry after at least 10 years as an active or associate member of the Gases and Welding Distributors Association when they no longer earn a living from the welding supply business.

Individual membership has limited benefits, but will give you access to attend the GAWDA Annual Conventions, the Spring Management Conferences and the Regional meetings. You will also have access to GAWDA Communications in the form of the GAWDA Connection, the GAWDA Edge and one copy of the Welding & Gases Today publication.

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