Annual Convention Preview Archive

  • AC Exhibitors Guide

    The 2017 Annual Convention guide to Contact Booth Exhibitors Come One, Come All … to the “Greatest Show” of GAWDA! GAWDA’s Contact Booth Program Goal: 100 Percent Distributor Engagement It’s time once again for the GAWDA Contact Booth Program. It’s a great show! It’s three and a half hours that’s a highlight of the year for suppliers [...]

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  • Bullish on GAWDA in the Big Apple

    Sunday October 1 7:30 am – 6:00 pm Convention Registration 8:00 am – 9:00 am Executive Committee Meeting 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Young Professionals Event Scavenger hunt across the city – networking, food and drinks, ping pong at Spin New York. 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Regional Chairs Meeting 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Committee Meetings 4:00 pm [...]

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  • SMC 2017

    The BIG Boca Recap Top: GAWDA Band members jammed to a delighted reception of fellow conference-goers in their first-time effort. They included: Jim Appledorn, Ray Borzio, Dino D’Onofrio, Greg Hansley, Bill Brancato, Rich Braatz, Jim Atkins, Bill Visintainer, Jack McCullough, Gary Halter, David Andrew, Gary Smith. Linda Smith joined the chorus. Middle Left: Cavagna North America [...]

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  • 2017 Annual Convention

    Annual Convention Preview Sunday OCTOBER 1 7:30 am – 6:00 pm Convention Registration 8:00 am – 9:00 am Executive Committee Meeting 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Young Professionals Event Scavenger hunt across the city – networking, food and drinks, ping pong at Spins New York 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Regional Chairs Meeting 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Committee Meetings 4:00 [...]

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  • 2017 SMC Preview

    May’s Conference Setting: Boca Raton Join us in Boca Raton! Discover the knowledge, understanding and insights national leaders in intergenerational communications, economics and the gases and welding industry can impart to improve your day-to-day operations and long-term business planning. There’s a great lineup of exciting speakers, and Boca Raton can’t be beat! The Boca Raton Resort And [...]

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  • 2016 Convention Schedule

    Sunday, September 25 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Executive Committee Meeting 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Young Professionals Event Kai Kanani Snorkel and Sail 9:00 a.m. – Noon Board of Directors Meeting 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Committee Meetings 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. First-Timers Reception 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. President’s Welcome Reception 7:00 p.m. Industry Hospitalities Monday, September 26 6:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Exhibitor Set [...]

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