NEW TIME: This event now starts at 8 am.
We hope you will join us for Breakfast at Interwire.
We will have an update on the economy and the construction markets from Ken Simonson of the Associated General Contractors of America, along with plenty of time to network with colleagues and customers before you hit the trade show floor.
UPDATE: Schedule has been revised - the event now begins at 8 am.
Location: Room A313, Georgia World Congress Center (near Interwire Registration)
8:00 am - 8:30 am Networking Meet & Greet, Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:30 am Economic Update from Ken Simonson
Who should attend:
- Current AWPA members
- Companies that draw steel wire in North America
- Companies that sell wire rod to the North American market
- Companies that supply equipment, materials, or services to the US steel wire drawing industry
2023-2024 Construction Outlook: Rotation or Retrenchment?
The downturn in homebuilding, along with continued increases in financing and construction costs, suggest a more widespread decline in construction may be close at hand. But the prospect of huge investments in manufacturing plants, data centers, power projects, and infrastructure points to a rosier scenario.
Ken Simonson has been Chief Economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, the leading construction trade association, since 2001. He provides insight into the economy and what it implies for construction and related industries through frequent media interviews, presentations, and the Data DIGest, his weekly one-page e-newsletter that goes to more than 20,000 subscribers.
Ken has over 40 years of experience analyzing, advocating and communicating about economic and tax issues. He currently serves as an advisor to the Census Bureau’s construction data re-engineering initiative. He is a Fellow and past president of the National Association for Business Economics, and he is co-director of the Tax Economists Forum, a professional meeting group he co-founded in 1982.
A Bonus for Registering for the AWPA Breakfast!
Registering to attend the AWPA Breakfast at Interwire will also register you to attend the 10:30 am Executive Panel on the Steel Market, part of the Interwire Conference Program, at no additional cost. It's a great value - 2 events for the price of 1!
Executive Panel - Steel Market
You can see who is registered here:
The following list shows all reviewed and paid attendees as of 12/03/2023.
|Mr. Brad Andrews||Senior Market Manager Wire Drawing||Condat Corporation|
|Ms. Emily Bardach||Executive Director||American Wire Producers Association|
|Mr. Joe Barrett||President - Davis Wire Corporation & National Strand||Heico Wire Group|
|Mr. Timothy W. Becker||President: Hickory Springs Mfg.||HSM Solutions|
|Mike Bowen||Global Product Manager||Condat Corporation|
|Mr. Jan Deruytter||Director, Manufacturing Productivity Improvement||Lincoln Electric Company|
|Mr. Jonathan DeWitt||General Market Manager||Condat Corporation|
|Mr. Tim Dillon||Sr. VP Sales and Marketing||Liberty Steel USA|
|Mr. Joey Downes||Director of Sales||Mid-South Wire Company|
|Mr. Joseph D. Downes Jr.|
|Mr. Deron Dunbar||Director of Sales & Marketing||Ivaco Rolling Mills Ltd.|
|Mr. Mark Duncan||Vice President||Granite Falls Furnace|
|Mr. Matthew Duncan||Vice President||Granite Falls Furnace|
|Mr. Tarun Garg||Consultant|
|Mr. Sam Gibbs||Director of Wire Operations||HSM Solutions|
|Mr. Tracy Gooding||Director of Technical Operations||MAR-MAC Industries, Inc.|
|Mr. Matt Graham||Director of Technical Services||Mount Joy Wire Corporation|
|Mr. Reed Hoagland||Vice President||Leggett & Platt, Inc.|
|Mr. Terry Hughes||Nucor|
|Mr. John T. Johnson Jr.||President||Mid-South Wire Company|
|Mr. Stephen Jurewicz||Sales Manager||Nucor|
|Donald Keeports||Master Scheduler||Mount Joy Wire Corporation|
|Hugo Mackay||Trade Trainee||Tata International|
|Mr. Milton M. Magnus III||CEO||M&B Metal Products Company|
|Ms. Miyuki Mangrum||General Manager||Metal One America, Inc.|
|Mr. Jarrett Martin||President||MAR-MAC Industries, Inc.|
|Mr. John W. Martin III||CEO||MAR-MAC Industries, Inc.|
|Mr. Shane McGuire||Sales Manager||Nucor|
|Mr. John D. Meyer||Group Vice President||Leggett & Platt, Inc.|
|Chris Motley||National Sales Manager-Trading||Intermetals LLC|
|Olivier Munger||Territory Manager||Ivaco Rolling Mills Ltd.|
|Mr. Alex Nedergaard||Director Supply Management, Americas||Lincoln Electric Company|
|Mr. Michael O'Malley||District Sales Manager||Nucor|
|Dean Patterson||General Manager Sales||Tree Island Steel|
|Mr. Mark Powell||District Sales Manager||Nucor|
|Mr. Richard D. Sarver||President||Paramount Die|
|Mr. Jan Sorige||President||Enkotec Company Inc.|
|Mr. Bryan Sullivan||VP of Steel Wire Solutions||Bekaert Corporation|
|Mr. Andy Talbot||Vice President / General Manager||Mid-South Wire Company|
|Mr. Joshua Terwelp||Trading Manager||Tata International|
|Mr. Brian Toth||Territory Manager||Ivaco Rolling Mills Ltd.|
|Mr. Richard T. Wagner||Senior Vice President & COO||Insteel Industries Inc.|
|Mr. Ian Walsh||CEO||Wire-Bond|
|Mr. Kevin Walsh||Vice President Trading||Macsteel International USA Corporation|
|Mr. William Weber||Rod Sales Field Technical Manager||Liberty Steel USA|
|Mr. David J. Weinand||Executive Vice President||Oklahoma Steel & Wire Company, Inc.|
|Mr. H. O. Woltz III||President and CEO||Insteel Industries Inc.|
|Mr. James R. York||Senior VP||Insteel Industries Inc.|