Haven’t you always wished you could follow up with an economist on their forecast after the fact? You have your chance this September at the Government Affairs Conference. Connor Lokar, Senior Forecaster at ITC Economics, will brave the current chaotic economic environment and provide an update to his 2021 forecast for us. Come see if ITR Economics’ 94.7% accuracy rating has held up over the past year – and hear what is heading our way in 2023.
Connor Lokar was the highest rated speaker AWPA has hosted in over a decade, and AWPA is looking forward to hearing his latest. He will provide specific business cycle forecasts with clear action items to directly benefit the current and future business planning of attendees. ITR Economics has long experience providing steel industry data. Your company will benefit directly from hearing his presentation. Don’t miss it!
After a 2-year hiatus, the Operations Managers Meeting is back this October. We will be at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa and have a tour of the Leggett & Platt facility in Carthage. With OSHA ramping up inspections, workforce issues as tough as ever, and new heat stress rules, your operations personnel … Continue reading Operations Managers Will be Meeting in Tulsa in October
This year’s Government Affairs Conference has the information you need for your business. We are building on the enthusiasm of February’s meeting and have a fantastic program. Here’s some of what we’ll see in September. Connor Lokar from ITR Economics is back with an update on the economic outlook. How accurate was his 2021 forecast? … Continue reading AWPA Heads to Capitol Hill in September – Register Today
If your company is interested in additional visibility at the Annual Meeting, we have new opportunities for you. Speaker Sponsorship $5000 Includes: recognition on the AWPA home page and the Annual Meeting page opportunity for your company representative to introduce speaker logo on screen during breaks at General Session Attendee Gift Sponsorship $2500 Includes: recognition … Continue reading Annual Meeting: Additional Sponsorship Opportunities Available
February’s Annual Meeting will be here before you know it. Register before January 15th, and stay at the Wyndham Grand to get the best value. This year we have expanded the spouse activities, so be sure to invite your spouse to spend Valentine’s Day at the beach! It’s a chance to unwind and soak up … Continue reading Annual Meeting: Don’t Forget to Invite Your Spouse!
Thank you to everyone who came to Washington DC for last month’s Government Affairs Conference. The meeting was somewhat smaller than usual, but the energy was high, and people were glad to be back in-person. The general session program was the most highly rated in 5 years, and we managed to avoid a government shutdown … Continue reading Government Affairs Conference Highlights: Wire Industry Reconnects in DC!
AWPA is seeking nominations for the 2022 Max Moore Entrepreneurial Spirit Award. The award is given annually to recognize an individual, employed by an AWPA member company, who demonstrates entrepreneurial spirit through leadership and community service, as did our honoree, Max Moore, in his daily life. Past recipients are: David W. Libla, President of Mid-Continent … Continue reading 2022 Max Moore Award Nominations Now Open
New Trade Speaker Confirmed! Greta Peisch is the General Counsel for the Office of the US Trade Representative. Ms. Peisch has wide experience in the trade arena, having served as Senior International Trade Counsel on the Senate Finance Committee for Chairman Wyden since 2015 and previously, serving in USTR’s Office of the General Counsel, including … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference: USTR General Counsel to Speak on Tariffs
The Wire Association International’s Board of Directors voted to cancel the staging of the Interwire 2021 event in Atlanta, Georgia, amid health and safety concerns associated with Covid-19. In an effort to continue WAI’s educational mission and support the industry during this unprecedented period, the Association will host the Industry 4.0 conference virtually to serve … Continue reading Interwire 2021 Cancelled
There are only 3 weeks left – have you registered for the Government Affairs Conference? Register Here. Hotel Reservations Here. Are you looking for some insight into the current economic environment? Is your company looking for reliable information to use in planning and decision-making? If your company is looking to mitigate risk and maximize profit, … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference: Today is the Deadline for the Earlybird Discount!