Current Issue

C O V E R   S T O R Y


Members Work Varied Strategies for Marketing Program Success

By Diane Stirling

Agencies, In-House, or a Little of Both: How Do You Manage Your Marketing?
By Diane Stirling

Convention Keynote Speakers Announced
Mike Huckabee, Seifi Ghasemi, Dave Nelsen

Marking Milestone Anniversaries
Members Talk About How They’ve Kept Business Growing
By Charles McChesney


ANNUAL CONVENTION PREVIEW

Annual Convention Schedule

GAWDA Gives Back

Building an Entrepreneurial Culture to Drive Results
How to Create Motivation and Commitment Across the Organization
By Seifi Ghasemi

LinkedIn: It’s “Google” for Finding Business People
How This Online Tool Helps Build Connections, Sales, Successes
By Dave Nelsen

MEMBER PROFILE

Central McGowan: This Company Makes Things Happen
By Carole Jesiolowski

WONDERS OF WELDING

WTC Transportation Hub: An Unusual Challenge for Welders, Engineers
By Charles McChesney

GAWDA GUEST VIEWS

Young Professionals Initiative Underway
Mentorship Program Planned to Build Relations, Bridge Generations
By Justin Trafton

Social Media and Millennials Can Improve Business
How Facebook and LinkedIn Can Help with Delinquent Collections
By Marjorie Visintainer

DEPARTMENTS

PRESIDENT’S PERSPECTIVE

GAWDA is Listening to and Acting on Member Feedback
By William Visintainer

DIRECTOR’S DESK

Introducing CVENT: GAWDA’s New Registration System
By John Ospina

HEADQUARTERS NEWS

MEMBER-GET-A-MEMBER: New Campaign Aims to Grow a Bigger, Stronger GAWDA

INDUSTRY NEWS

Industry News

CONSULTANT CORNER

Preventing Medical Gas Mix-ups
By Thomas L. Badstubner

What’s Hot and Top-of-Mind in Safety Topics Right Now
By Michael Dodd

DOT Prohibits Coercion of Drivers
By Rick Schweitzer

Welding & Gases Today is published quarterly: Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. Non-member subscription rate is $195.00 per year. GAWDA members (key contacts and branch locations) receive the magazine as part of their dues. GAWDA members can order additional yearly subscriptions (4 issues) for $40.

Executive Editor – John Ospina Senior Editors – Diane Stirling and Charles McChesney
Contributing Editors – Carole Jesiolowski and Natasha Alexis
Design – Robin Turk