American Foundry Society

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Upcoming events

    • 03 Dec 2021


    • 17 Jan 2022


    • 09 Feb 2022
    • 11 Feb 2022
    • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino


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    • 09 Feb 2022
    • 11 Feb 2022
    • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 721 W Canal St, Milwaukee, WI 53233
    Register


    Conference & Expo Highlights:
    • Over 80 exhibitors in Potawatomi's spacious exhibit space - act fast and you could be one of them!
    • Valuable networking opportunities
    • Covered parking, skywalk access to Expo Hall floor
    • Educational Technical Sessions throughout the conference
    • Annual Student Casting Competition- come see and support the next generation of foundry professionals!
    • Job Fair and networking session
    • Great Kick-Off and Keynote Speakers!
    • A fun-filled venue near downtown Milwaukee

    Returning exhibitors have the first right of refusal for their booth from the last regional, if registered by October 25, 2022. If you would prefer to change locations, you will be added to a wait list and may choose from remaining booths after October 25th. Click here to see where you were at the last Regional.

    Booth registration includes two exhibitor badges and two Thursday lunch tickets. Booths are 8' deep x 10' wide, with 8' pipe and drape in the back and 3' pipe and drape on the sides.  There will be a 6' skirted table, two chairs and a wastebasket at each exhibitor location. All booths will be equipped with electricity and will have access to free wi-fi.

    Exhibitor Registration Cost:
    • AFS Corporate Members: Early Bird, through November 15, $825 [after November 15,  $1,050] 
    • AFS Personal Members: Early Bird, through November 15, $875 [after November 15,  $1,100] 
    • AFS Non-Members: Early Bird, through November 15, $1,075 [after November 15, $1,300]
    • Additional exhibitor badges: $75 each includes Thursday lunch ticket OR $50 without lunch.

    *Two booth discount - $50 off per booth. Contact headquarters for assistance.

    Thursday dinner tickets sold separately: $65 each

    Exhibitors will  be allowed to register up to 6 free VIP Guests for Wednesday's Expo, which includes a networking reception with complimentary beer & appetizers and a cash bar. Watch for more details.

    If you would like to make hotel reservations,  please call 800-729-7244 (PAYSBIG). Mention the group booking name to the agent when calling to get the reduced rate AFS Wisconsin 2022 Regional Conference. You may also book online at our website/URL at: https://www.paysbig.com/hotel with your unique Group Code: AME02072021. The room rate is $123 per night. 

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    • 09 Feb 2022
    • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee
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    Ads are due by January 10th, 2022.

    Regional Program Booklet Ads:

    • Full page ad (7.5" w x 9.75" h): $260
    • Half page ad - Vertical (9" h x 3.75" w): $160
    • Half page ad - horizontal (7.5" w x 4.5" h): $160
    • Full page Inside Back & Front Covers (7.5" w x 9.75" h): SOLD
    Support Opportunities:
    • Wednesday Expo Beer Supporter - includes logo on signage, program recognition: $250
    • Thursday Dinner Banquet Supporter - includes logo on signage, program recognition: $300
    • Friday Continental Breakfast Supporter, includes logo on signage: $100

    *Advertisement artwork and logos may be emailed to afswi@teamwi.com no later than January 10th, 2022.

    Thank you Advertisers: Blast Cleaning Technologies, Humtown, Weaver Materiel, Versevo, Sinto America, Joy Mark, Renaissance Mfg Group, Padnos, Carpenter Brothers, Precision Pattern, Ervin Industries, Smith and Richardson, B & L Information Systems

    Thank you Beer Supporters: B & L Information Systems, Refcotec, Hoosier Pattern

    Thank you Thursday Dinner Supporters: Blast Cleaning Technologies, Sadoff Iron & Metal, Guardian Software

    Thank you Friday Breakfast Supporters: Padnos, Precision Pattern

    • 09 Feb 2022
    • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Potawatomi
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    AFS Wisconsin Regional Foundry Conference & Expo Exhibitors may invite up to 6 FREE VIP Guests to attend the Expo at the AFS WI Regional, on Wednesday, February 9, from 2:00 to 6:00 PM. 

    Register your VIP guests today, allwing them free entrance into the Expo on Wednesday, February 9th, and an opportunity to network at a reception on the Expo floor, which will include free beer and a cash bar. 

    Please instruct your guests to stop by the check-in desk at the Regional on Wednesday, February 9th, to pick up their badge.

    Preregistration of guests is required.


    • 10 Feb 2022
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
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    AFS Wisconsin Regional Job Fair | Thursday, February 10 | 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    How it Works:
    • Metalcasters and suppliers who register to participate in this free job fair will receive a high-top table with two chairs which they can use to set up their company information.
    • Twenty employer spots available; first come, first serve - sign up today!
    • Students and other professionals will use this opportunity to network and discuss job opportunities, having the freedom to move about the networking tables for discussion and introduction between 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM on Thursday, February 10th.
    Employers: The Job Fair is a GREAT PLACE if you want to:
    • Meet with seasoned professionals working in the metalcasting industry, who may be interested in new opportunities.
    • Promote your company & job openings.
    • Try a new method to attract talent to your organization.
    • Meet with prospective students interested in the metalcasting industry.
      • Schools planning to attend include:
    Job Seekers: The Job Fair is a GREAT PLACE to be if you are:
    • Actively looking for a new job.
    • Passively networking to see what opportunities are available.
    • Interested in getting acquainted with some of the best metalcasting companies in the industry.
    • Looking for an internship.
    • NOTE: Bring your resume!
    Cost to participate: FREE (Please note: registration is required for organizations interested in hosting a table, and space is limited).  The job fair is free and open to all who have registered as exhibitors or attendees of the  AFS Wisconsin Regional Foundry Conference & Expo. 

    • 21 Mar 2022


    • 18 Apr 2022


Past events

18 Oct 2021 Blast Cleaning Technologies Tour
20 Sep 2021 Natural Gas and Electric Power Market Update
06 Aug 2021 2021 AFS WI Annual Golf Outing
31 Jul 2021 2021-22 AFS WI Chapter Support
11 May 2021 May Networking Event
19 Apr 2021 Scholarship & Old Timer Recognition Night
15 Mar 2021 Adapting to the Current Metalcasting Industry Conditions
15 Feb 2021 Metalcasting Environmental Hot Topics Member Meeting
18 Jan 2021 January State of the Industry Membership Meeting
19 Oct 2020 Versevo Tour
21 Sep 2020 September Social
07 Aug 2020 2020 AFS WI Annual Golf Outing
31 Jul 2020 2020-2021 AFS WI Chapter Support
18 May 2020 Canceled: Old Timers Meeting
16 Mar 2020 March Monthly Meeting
13 Feb 2020 Job Fair at the 2020 AFS Wisconsin Regional
12 Feb 2020 VIP Wednesday Expo Guest Registration 2020
12 Feb 2020 Free Blast Cleaning Technologies Tour
12 Feb 2020 82nd Annual AFS WI Regional Exposition and Conference
12 Feb 2020 Exhibitor Registration | 2020 Wisconsin Regional Foundry Conference & Expo
20 Jan 2020 January Monthly Meeting
10 Jan 2020 2020 Regional Program Advertising & Support
06 Dec 2019 Christmas Party 2019
06 Dec 2019 2019 Christmas Party Sponsorships
18 Nov 2019 Committee Night
21 Oct 2019 Manitowoc Grey Iron Foundry Tour & Dinner
14 Oct 2019 Past President's Dinner
16 Sep 2019 September Monthly Meeting
02 Aug 2019 AFS WI Annual Golf Outing 2019
20 May 2019 "Old Timer" Dinner Meeting
21 Mar 2019 March Dinner Meeting
14 Feb 2019 Job Fair at the AFS Wisconsin Regional
14 Feb 2019 2019 AFS WI Regional Invitational Casting Competition
13 Feb 2019 VIP Wednesday Expo Guest Registration
13 Feb 2019 81st Annual AFS WI Regional Exposition and Conference
13 Feb 2019 Exhibitor Registration | Wisconsin Regional Foundry Conference & Expo
21 Jan 2019 Dinner Meeting with AFS Student Chapter
30 Nov 2018 Christmas Party 2018
15 Oct 2018 Emerson Appleton Electric Co. Foundry Tour
10 Sep 2018 Supply Chain Challenges - A Look Into the Past, Present, and Future
03 Aug 2018 AFS WI Annual Golf Outing
19 Mar 2018 Grohmann Museum Tour & Dinner
14 Feb 2018 80th AFS Wisconsin Regional
14 Feb 2018 AFS WI Chapter Regional Conference & Expo, Exhibitor Registration
15 Jan 2018 January Dinner Meeting & Speaker
30 Dec 2017 2018 Wisconsin Regional Conference & Expo Program Advertising & Support
01 Dec 2017 AFS WI 2017Christmas Party
20 Nov 2017 Committee Night
16 Oct 2017 Dinner Meeting with Speaker: Wisconsin State Senator Chris Kapenga
18 Sep 2017 Woodland/Alloy Casting, Inc. Tour & Dinner Meeting
01 Sep 2017 AFS Wisconsin Chapter 2017-2018 Support Opportunities
04 Aug 2017 AFS WI Annual Golf Outing
15 May 2017 AFS WI Chapter Board of Directors & Incoming Member Meeting
15 May 2017 Old Timer's Meeting
25 Apr 2017 AFS Metal Casting Congress
20 Mar 2017 Miller Park Tour - Family Night!
08 Feb 2017 79th AFS Wisconsin Regional Foundry Conference & Exposition Attendee Registration
16 Jan 2017 AFS Wisconsin Chapter Meeting featuring Todd Martin, President of Renaissance Manufacturing Group

AFS Wisconsin Chapter is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.  W175 N11117 Stonewood Drive, Suite280, Germantown, WI 53022

Phone: (262) 532-2440 EXT 215 | Email: AFSWI@teamwi.com



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