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  • University of Innovative Distribution 2020 Registration is Open November 5, 2019 - 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... Read more »
  • Renew Your GAWDA Membership Now for Special Savings October 29, 2019 - HOLLYWOOD, FL — Renewal is now available for your 2020 GAWDA Membership.  GAWDA Distributor and Supplier members who renew their membership by Dec. 31, 2019 are eligible to save 5 percent on their 2020 membership dues. To renew your GAWDA membership by credit card or check, log in to your account at gawda.org. Updated online... Read more »
  • Mark Your Calendars for GAWDA’s 2020 Spring Management Conference October 14, 2019 - 2020 VISION HOLLYWOOD, FL – The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) has scheduled its annual spring conference of distributor and supplier members for April 5-7, 2020 at the JW Marriott, Austin, TX. GAWDA’s Spring Management Conference (SMC) is designed to target the needs of management and operations decision makers, making the SMC an ideal... Read more »
  • 9 Important Reasons to Download the GAWDA 2019 AC Mobile App September 10, 2019 - GAWDA 2019 Annual Convention App is Live Hollywood, Florida ‒ The Gases and Welding Distributors Association’s (GAWDA) Annual Convention is being held September 28-October 1 in Washington, DC. Registration is still available on the Annual Convention web site. For those who have already registered for the Annual Convention, we encourage you to download the GAWDA... Read more »
  • GAWDA 2019 Annual Conference Only a Few Weeks Away September 4, 2019 - Hollywood, FL — The 2019 GAWDA Annual Convention in Washington, DC is only a few weeks away. The convention website is available for you so you can: View the Agenda Learn more about our Speakers See who is exhibiting at our Contact Booth Program Register Book your room at the Convention Hotel, the Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC Learn... Read more »
  • Early Bird Registration Extended for the GAWDA 2019 Annual Conference August 9, 2019 - Hollywood, FL — Early Bird Registration for the 2019 Gases and Welding Distributors Association  (GAWDA) Annual Convention has been extended one week until Friday, August 16th. GAWDA’s Annual Convention is taking place in September 28th–October 1st, 2019 in Washington, DC.  The event is being hosted at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC with the theme “It’s... Read more »
  • Early Registration is Still Available for the GAWDA 2019 Annual Conference July 31, 2019 - Check out the Annual Convention Brochure online Hollywood, FL — Early Bird Registration is still available for the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) Annual Convention, taking place in September 28th–October 1st, 2019 in Washington, DC. The event is being hosted at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC with the theme “It’s All About Service.” For... Read more »
  • GAWDA Annual Industry Analysis Webinar is July 29th July 18, 2019 - Hollywood, FL — GAWDA is excited to announce that registration is now open for our annual ITR Economics Webinar. This free members-only webinar will take place on Monday, July 29th at 11:00AM EST and will be hosted by ITR Economics Analyst Alex Chausovsky. During this hour Alex will discuss the report’s methodology and specifically address... Read more »
  • 2019 GAWDA Annual Convention Registration Now Open July 10, 2019 - “It’s All About Service” Hollywood, FL — Registration is now open for the  Annual Convention of the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA), which takes place in September 28th–October 1st, 2019 in Washington, DC. The event is being hosted at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC with the theme “It’s All About Service.” Speakers for 2019... Read more »
  • GAWDA awards $26,000 in 2019 Scholarships May 9, 2019 - Since 2013, GAWDA has awarded $166,000 in scholarships HOLLYWOOD, Florida ‒ The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) awarded $26,000 in college scholarships to 13 students from across the U.S. who are planning to study programs applicable to careers in the industry. GAWDA annually awards the scholarships as a way to help educate, attract, and... Read more »
  • 9 Important Reasons to Download the GAWDA Mobile App April 22, 2019 - Hollywood, Florida ‒ The Gases and Welding Distributors Association’s (GAWDA) annual Spring Management Conference (SMC) is being held May 4-6, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN. Registration is still available on the SMC event site. For those who have already registered for the SMC, we encourage you to download the GAWDA Mobile App so you can: 1. ... Read more »
  • E-Learning with GAWDA and CGA March 25, 2019 - Hollywood, Fla. —  We are excited to announce that as of March 2019, GAWDA Distributor Members who have our CGA subscription will now have access to CGA’s E-Learning modules.  These E-Learning modules are video-based and available online. Current topics include safety related to compressed gases, acetylene cylinders, and cryogenic liquids. CGA is actively working with GAWDA... Read more »
  • Mark Your Calendars for GAWDA’s 2019 Annual Meeting March 12, 2019 - Annual Convention is September 28-October 1 in Washington, DC Hollywood, Fla. — Save the date for the upcoming Annual Convention of the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA), which takes place in September 28th  – October 1st, 2019 in Washington, DC. The event is being hosted at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC with the theme... Read more »
  • GAWDA Foundation Scholarship Program is Open for the 2019-2020 Academic Year February 26, 2019 - 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” February 22, 2019 - 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 »