Category Archives: Meetings

CANCELLED: 2020 Government Affairs Conference

AWPA 2020 Government Affairs Conference Cancelled We are sorry to announce that due to the current circumstances regarding COVID-19, the 2020 Government Affairs Conference, scheduled for September in Washington, DC, has been cancelled. AWPA Annual Meeting 2021 AWPA leadership is currently monitoring the situation surrounding our nation’s health crisis with regard to the 2021 Annual … Continue reading CANCELLED: 2020 Government Affairs Conference

Annual Meeting Speaker Sponsorship: Thank you to Optimus Steel!

Thank you to Optimus Steel for supporting the upcoming Annual Meeting. Optimus is sponsoring our economic speaker, Mr. Bernard Baumohl. Mr. Baumohl will have the latest on economic developments for the global economy and manufacturing. Located in Beaumont, Texas, Optimus Steel produces a wide range of high-quality Wire Rods, Coiled Rebar, and Billets. Throughout the … Continue reading Annual Meeting Speaker Sponsorship: Thank you to Optimus Steel!

Earlybird and Hotel Deadline for Annual Meeting is Monday: Are You Registered?

If you haven’t yet registered to attend the Annual Meeting – don’t wait! The deadline for the best value is Monday. Register here. The speaker line up for the meeting is filling out. Here’s some of who we’ll be hearing from next month. Election and Legislative Update Lisa James Partner, Gordon C. James Public Relations … Continue reading Earlybird and Hotel Deadline for Annual Meeting is Monday: Are You Registered?

Happy New Year! Start 2020 Off Right – Register for the Annual Meeting Today!

We hope you had a wonderful holiday season. As we start a new decade, there is an awful lot going on in the world, and in the steel wire industry.  If you haven’t yet, be sure to register for the Annual Meeting. It’s your chance to start the year off right, with all the latest … Continue reading Happy New Year! Start 2020 Off Right – Register for the Annual Meeting Today!

Busy Making Holiday Plans? Don’t forget to Register for the Annual Meeting!

The Annual Meeting will be here before you know it. Be sure to register before the  busy holiday season gets too hectic! The meeting occurs just after the first political primaries for the 2020 presidential election year. The tariff program on Steel imports will be coming up on its 2 year anniversary and actions on … Continue reading Busy Making Holiday Plans? Don’t forget to Register for the Annual Meeting!

Webinar – Cracking the Code: How to Bring On Gen Z Makers

If you attended the 2018 Operations Managers Meeting, you’ll remember Elena Valentine , CEO of Skill Scout, and her presentation on using video job descriptions to connect with the younger workforce. She is presenting a free webinar on attracting young talent October 8. You can check out a clip and sign up at the link: … Continue reading Webinar – Cracking the Code: How to Bring On Gen Z Makers

Operations Managers Meeting: Earlybird and Hotel Deadline September 23

There’s just about one week left to register for the 2019 Operations Managers Meeting in Birmingham. Alabama at the discounted registration and room rate. We’ve got an information packed program you won’t want to miss, and two plant tours: M&B Metal Products and Vulcan Steel Products.  Register today! Program: Workforce Development: Partnerships that Work – … Continue reading Operations Managers Meeting: Earlybird and Hotel Deadline September 23

2019 Operations Managers Meeting – Discount Still Available!

Registration for the 2019 Operations Managers Meeting is still available at the discounted rate. The deadline has been extended to October 4, and discounted hotel rooms are still available by contacting Heather at houthuse@awpa.org. Is your company looking to partner with local organizations like community colleges or economic development organizations to grow your manufacturing workforce? … Continue reading 2019 Operations Managers Meeting – Discount Still Available!