Registration is Open for the 2021 Young & Emerging Professionals Summit

HOLLYWOOD, Florida  —  Registration is now open for the 2021 Young & Emerging Professionals Summit.  Hosted by the Compressed Gas Association and GAWDA, this 4-week webinar series is a unique opportunity for our industry’s young and emerging professionals to learn from subject matter experts.

This year’s Summit will feature one topic per week: acetylene and liquefied petroleum gas, inert gases, hydrogen, and oxygen. The first session of each week will provide a high-level overview followed by a panel discussion, and the second session will feature a technical deep dive reviewing an incident or technical issue and the resulting effect on industry best practices. This format will accommodate attendees at all experience levels, allowing each participant to select the level of technical content that best meets their needs.

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For over 75 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 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 $226,000 to 113 young people interested in studies leading to careers in the industry. For more information, visit the association’s website at