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Monthly Technical meetings – click for info

Monthly Technical meetings are typically held the second Thursday of the month. We welcome all members and non-members to our technical meetings and events! For addition information:

Educational Series Seminar – click for info

Seminars are part of the AWS Detroit Section education series. They are held throughout the year bringing interactive information and processes to attendees, RSVP is required to reserve a seat.

Awards Night at United Technical - click for info

Awards Night is once a year, we welcome all members and non-members to our Awards Night. Information to follow.

Scholarship Night – click for info, Sept 2019

Scholarship Night is generally in September. AWS Detroit section promotes the welding industry by investing in students who are attending in universities, community colleges, and trade schools. In September we are honoring students who received the scholarships at an AWS Detroit dinner meeting. RSVP at:

Christmas Party - click for info, Registration

Our Technical meeting for December is our great Christmas party. This 2018 AWS Detroit Section Christmas Holiday Party at Amnesia Club, Motor City Casino Saturday, December 15, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to Midnight.

Ladies Night - click for info, Online Registration

Ladies Night is our second largest event. The dinner and dance event is to honor our wife’s with gifts, elegant dining.

Night Recap and Thank-You,

While we gathered, guests were treated to “red carpet” portraits by Gugel Photography and enjoyed cocktails & hors d'oeuvres in the MotorCity Sound Board. (Don’t forget to log on to to download your free portraits.)

Once gathered we transitioned to the MotorCity Ballroom for awards, dinner, and the raffle. Donald F. Maatz.....more

Golf Outing - pdf Registration Form, Online Registration

Golf Outing is a very nice event that raises money for scholarships, good opportunity to mingle.

High School Welding Contest - click for info

The 42nd annual high school welding contest will take place at Washtenaw Community College, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We will provide more information soon. Thank you to all of our volunteers and sponsors.

Sheet Metal Welding Conference (SMWC) - click for info

The SMWC is the premier technical conference dedicated to bringing experts together to discuss state-of-the-art welding and joining technologies for the automotive, transportation, and light manufacturing industries. SMWC also provides important opportunities for engineers and researchers from manufacturers, suppliers, universities, and research institutes to network and meet experts in the field of welding.

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