Upcoming Events

August 17th, 2017      TBD, MI


Come see what your AWI Great Lakes Chapter is doing for you. Join your fellow AWI Great Lakes members as we tackle topics like workforce development, education and engaging the design community along with plant tours and great food and drink in one of Michigan’s best summer vacation getaway spots. Watch your email for more event details and registration.

We hope to see you there!

October 18th, 2017      TBD, MI


While details on this event are still forthcoming, we recognize the need to promote architectural woodwork standards through education and community. This event will be focused on our mission to be a resource for you and the challenges our woodworking community faces. Watch your email for more event details and registration.

We hope to see you there!

October 29th, 2017      Charleston, SC

65th Annual AWI Convention

Save the Date! From Foundations to Future

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Past Events

August 20th, 2015      Traverse City, MI

Summer Event - Traverse City

This is the event you don't want to miss! There will be golfing on Thursday followed by dinner and a cruise in the harbor on the Nauticat. On Friday, we will have a breakfast "meeting" followed by a fabulous tour and top the event off with a wonderful lunch and wine or beer tasting.

We hope to see you there!

September 27th, 2015      Salt Lake City, UT


Join AWI Member Manufacturers and Suppliers to gain fresh ideas and adapt to new challenges facing architectural woodworkers. It takes new outlooks and invigorated perspectives to successfully compete and thrive in a challenging marketplace.

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November 19th, 2015      Grand Rapids, MI


Our National Education program, Financial Management for Woodworkers, is on Thursday, November 19 at Stiles Machinery in Grand Rapids. Register through the www.awinet.org.

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May 23rd, 2016      Traverse City, MI


The Spring Leadership Conference will include meetings of the AWI Board of Directors, Chapter Officer Council and various committees. Guided by AWI's vision and mission, the volunteers hammer out details of the year's activities and initiatives, boosting AWI's offerings of publications, programs, and other member services.

We hope to see you there!

August 11th, 2016      Traverse City, MI


It's that time of year again..... Time to reserve your spot AND reserve a room at the West Bay Beach Club in Traverse City. We again have a block of rooms available for AWI Great Lakes (be sure to mention the block when you call) at $189.95 + tax/night. This special rate is only available through July 11. Please reserve NOW.

We hope to see you there!

October 23rd, 2016      Kansas City, KS

64th Annual AWI Convention

The 2016 AWI Convention is the place to be for top-notch educational sessions, networking and fun! With incredible professional speakers, team building, tours and networking that you get only with AWI, you'll leave with tactical takeaways, new relationships and great memories!

We hope to see you there!

February 23rd, 2017      Troy, MI


Tour the largest in-stock manufacturer of wood veneer sheets in the United States with more
than 300 species ready to ship at Oakwood Veneer. Then we’ll head to H.J. Oldenkamp Company
for a look at how this small company has grown to Midwest’s leading interior building products

We hope to see you there!

April 3rd, 2017      Lexington, KY

2017 AWI Spring Leadership Conference

The 2017 AWI Leadership Conference has been developed with your professional needs in mind. Award winning keynote speakers, Interactive Workshops, Plant Tours and Networking Opportunities will improve your efficiency and enhance your leadership skills.

We hope to see you there!