Government Affairs Conference October 1-3, 2014

What’s New

  • Operations Managers Meeting October 22-23 in Houston, TX

    Mark your calendar! The ever popular Operations Managers Meeting will be held this year, October 22-23, in Houston, Texas, at the Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel. The program is being finalized, and registration information will be available soon. Each year at the Operations Managers Meeting, Operations personnel from around the country get together to find solutions to the challenges presented by today’s manufacturing environment – whether it’s difficulty with safety regulations, workforce issues, environmental management or process improvements, discussing the problem with others in similar positions provides insight and new perspectives. Make sure your Operations Personnel don’t miss this opportunity!

  • Wire Rod Trade Case Information for AWPA Members

    Want to understand more about these trade cases? AWPA will provide extensive background information and understanding of the current cases and the process going forward at the upcoming Government Affairs Conference in Washington, DC, October 1-3, 2014. Active members will have the opportunity to hear information about possible strategies and ask questions about the impact of potential duty orders on carbon wire rod from China. Members will discuss AWPA’s participation in the final phase of the investigation, which could begin as early as September 2014.

Meeting Highlights

This year’s Government Affairs Conference will be held October 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. At this year’s meeting you will hear from experts on international trade, reshoring, and even hear a perspective from Capitol Hill. You will get an update on the status of current trade cases, and the Active members will have a business meeting to discuss possible involvement in the AD and CVD petitions filed against Wire Rod from China. Come to Washington, DC this October to network with colleagues and customers, and to speak to lawmakers to advocate for your company and for domestic steel wire manufacturing during Congressional Visits. The AWPA can provide the tools, but YOU are the best ambassador for your company and your employees. Join your industry colleagues in DC this October and make your voice heard. Registration information will be available soon.