The Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) has announced that a two-time US presidential candidate will be the keynote speaker for its 72nd annual convention in September.

Mike Huckabee, who also served as governor of the state of Arkansas from 1996-2007, will address around 600 GAWDA representatives at the event on the topic of ‘The Pursuit of the Presidency and the Perfectly Insane American Process.’

The current Fox News show host will deliver his keynote speech at the North American GAWDA annual meeting on the final day of the conference.

Seifi Ghasemi, Chairman, President and CEO of Air Products and Coporate Vision’s CEO, Dave Nelsen, will also be delivering presentations.


Registration for GAWDA members and guests is now open. The event will take place in Maui, Hawaii from 25th-28th September under the theme of ‘Disruption: Threats and Opportunities.’