Your GAWDA Connection | July 15, 2018
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The Annual Convention is less than two months away! 

Things to do while in Seattle, WA 
From the majestic Mount Rainier to the bustling Pike Place Market, Seattle has so much to see and do that you may want to add a few days to your visit for the upcoming Annual Convention. GAWDA has partnered with a local company to offer Seattle tours and activities to enjoy during your stay. 

Click here for details and registration.
LAST CALL! Early Bird Discount for Annual Convention Ends July 23
July 23 is the last day to take advantage of the early bird discount for the Sept. 9–12 Annual Convention at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel.

The discount reduces registration cost by $100 for a full delegate, spouse or child. To register, click here.

Reservations for the Sheraton Seattle Hotel continue to pour in, according to GAWDA officials, as do reservations for the Contact Booth Program.

The Contact Booth Program will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The Contact Booth registration early bird discount also ends on July 23. The discount saves $100 for either an inside booth or a tabletop. To reserve space for the Contact Booth Program, contact Stephen Hill, membership services manager, at [email protected] or 954-367-7728.
One Regional Remaining in July
Click on the link for the latest schedule of events.

Wed., July 18 – Thurs., July 19 
Northwest Regional Meeting
Suncadia Resort
3600 Suncadia Trail
Cle Elum, Washington 
Jim Wright, meeting planner

Two Regionals Scheduled in August

There are two GAWDA Regional Meetings to sign up for in August. 

Here’s what is scheduled. Click on the links for more information and the latest details.
Mon., August 6 – Tues., August 7
Tulsa Regional Meeting 
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa
Tulsa, Oklahoma
David Hanchette, meeting planner

Mon., August 13 – Tues., August 14 
New England Regional Meeting
Lake of Isles
1 Clubhouse Drive
Stonington, Connecticut 
Jay Kapur, meeting planner

Seven Springs Regional Recap

The GAWDA Regional Meeting at Seven Springs Mountain Resort June 18–20 was a great success. There were 232 attendees, according to Regional Chair Abydee Butler Moore of Butler Gas Products, with 71 distributors and 161 suppliers. 
Supplier Member:

Tempshield, LLC
PO Box 199
Mount Desert, ME 04660-0199
207-667-9696  FAX 207-667-4747
Paul Larochelle, CEO

Tempshield specializes in the development and manufacture of cryogenic personal protective equipment (PPE) and apparel.
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