Register Now Open for the 2022 Operations Managers Meeting

We’re Back! After a 3 year hiatus, the Operations Managers Meeting will be held October 18-19, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa Oklahoma. Registration is open now. We’ll have supplier presentations, the latest from experts on OSHA, workforce development, and safety technology, roundtable discussions, and a tour of the Leggett & Platt … Continue reading Register Now Open for the 2022 Operations Managers Meeting

Govt Affairs Conference Update: Jeffrey Weiss, Partner at Steptoe, to Speak

The Government Affairs Conference is quickly approaching!  Register before the early-bird deadline of August 30th to get the best value. The hotel is completely full on September 20th. If you were planning on arriving early, contact the office for information on nearby hotels. Here’s some of what we’ll be discussing at the upcoming meeting. Jeff … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference Update: Jeffrey Weiss, Partner at Steptoe, to Speak

Deadline Approaching: Have You Registered for the Govt Affairs Conference?

The Earlybird Deadline for the Government Affairs Conference is August 30. If you haven’t registered yet, don’t wait! Registration and Program Information Here. Hotel Reservations Here. When you register, don’t forget to sign up for Congressional Visits – so far registration is great and we are going to make a strong showing on the Hill. … Continue reading Deadline Approaching: Have You Registered for the Govt Affairs Conference?

Govt Affairs Conference Update: Jim Ellis, Senior Political Analyst for BIPAC to Speak

The Government Affairs Conference will be here before you know it – be sure to register before the Earlybird deadline of August 30th to get the best value. Here’s some of what we’ll be hearing. Jim Ellis, creator of the Ellis Insight publication and Senior Political Analyst for the Business-Industry Political Action Committee will speak … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference Update: Jim Ellis, Senior Political Analyst for BIPAC to Speak

2023 Max Moore Award Nominations Now Open

AWPA is seeking nominations for the 2023 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 2023 Max Moore Award Nominations Now Open

Govt Affairs Conference: Hill Visit Information Session September 14

Hill Visits are back at the Government Affairs Conference this year. As Congress slowly returns to in-person constituent meetings, it’s time to build, or rebuild, relationships. We are having a briefing in advance of the conference for everyone participating in Congressional Visits.  If it’s your first time going on Hill Visits, or even if you’re … Continue reading Govt Affairs Conference: Hill Visit Information Session September 14

Presidential Proclamation on Duties on Certain Russian Products: Includes Steel Products

From Fred Waite and Kim Young, AWPA Counsel On June 27, 2022, President Biden signed a Proclamation which increases duties on certain products from Russia to a rate of 35 percent. Some steel wire products are included on the list of products subject to this duty rate increase.  They are: Certain grill, netting, and fencing, … Continue reading Presidential Proclamation on Duties on Certain Russian Products: Includes Steel Products