Category Archives: Meetings

2021 Annual Meeting is Cancelled

We are sorry to announce that the 2021 Annual meeting, to be held in February, has been cancelled due to covid-19 conditions. The next meeting will be the Government Affairs Conference in September 2021. We hope to have dates  and locations for  both the September meeting and the 2022 Annual Meeting shortly.

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