American Foundry Society

Wisconsin Chapter

     

Upcoming events

    • 01 Jun 2022
    • 31 May 2023
    Register


    AFS Wisconsin Chapter invites you to support the association while also promoting your organization to AFS WI members. Choose from a
    wide variety of support options:

    Member Directory Advertising

    • Back Cover Color Ad [SOLD] 7.75"H x 4.75"W $385
    • Inside Back Cover Color Ad [SOLD]  7.75"H x 4.75"W $330
    • Inside Front Cover Ad [SOLD] 7.75"H x 4.75"W $330
    • Full-page Color Ad 7.75"H x 4.75"W $245
    • Full-page Black & White Ad 7.75"H x 4.75"W $220
    • Half-Page Horizontal Color Ad 3.75"H x 4.75"W $190
    • Half-Page Horizontal Black & White Ad 3.75"H x 4.75"W $165

    * Please email your ad to afswi@teamwi.com - Ad deadline: July 15, 2022

    Website & Event Announcement Sponsorship

    • Includes your company's link on the chapter website and logos on every chapter event announcement $220

    * Please email your logo to afswi@teamwi.com - Deadline: July 15,2022

    PowerPoint Sponsorship includes your company logo displayed at selected meetings and events

    • Christmas Party only: $110
    • Golf Outing only: $110
    • Chapter Meetings only: $110
    • PowerPoint Package - Includes: Golf Outing, Christmas Party and Chapter Meetings - $300

    * Please email your logo to afswi@teamwi.com - Deadline: July 15, 2022

    Wisconsin Regional Foundry Conference & Exposition Advertising & Support  February 8-10, 2023

    Regional Program Advertising

    • Full page ad (7.5"W x 9.75"H): $290
    • Half page ad - Vertical (3.75"W x 9.75"H): $180
    • Half page ad - horizontal (7.5"W x 4.5"H): $180
    • Full page Inside Back Cover (7.5"W x 9.75"H): $440 [SOLD]
    • Full page Inside Front Cover (7.5"W x 9.75"H): $440
    *Please email your ad to afswi@teamwi.com Deadline: January 1, 2023
    • Wednesday Expo Beer Supporter includes logo on signage, program recognition: $300
    • Thursday Dinner Banquet Supporter includes logo on signage, program recognition: $330
    • Friday Continental Breakfast Supporter includes logo on signage, program recognition: $110

    *Please email your logo to afswi@teamwi.com Deadline: January 1, 2023

    Christmas Party Support

    • King Sponsor - Logo on signage at the party, large logo recognition on Christmas Party event page and emailed invitations: $500 each [3 available]
    • Champagne Station Sponsor - Logo on signage at the party, small logo recognition on Christmas Party event page and emailed invitations: $350 each [3 available]

    *Please email your logo to afswi@teamwi.com Deadline: November 15, 2022

    Golf Outing Support

    • Beer Cart Sponsorship: [SOLD OUT] logo on PowerPoint at the event and recognition in the table tents at dinner: $275
    • Hole Sponsorship: sign at hole, logo on PowerPoint at the event and recognition in the table tents at dinner: $225
    • Breakfast Sponsorship: logo on PowerPoint at the event and recognition in the table tents at dinner: $100

    *Please email your logo to afswi@teamwi.com Deadline: July 1, 2022

    If you are interested in providing raffle gifts of $100 or greater value, for the golf outing or Christmas party, please indicate your intention on the registration form.

    Invitational Casting Competition (ICC) Donation: 100% of financial donations made for the ICC go to support the competition at the Regional Conference, including awards and other competition-related costs.  Recognition in the Regional Conference Booklet and on table tents at the Thursday dinner.

    Spoon, Cup & Saucer Casting Competition Donation: 100% of funds go to support the competition at the Old Timers Dinner, including awards and other competition-related costs. Recognition at the dinner.

    Old Timers Donation: 100% of funds go toward offsetting the costs of the Old Timers' meeting.  Recognition at the dinner.

    Thank you for your support - It is truly appreciated!

    • 09 Dec 2022
    • 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W Canal St, Milwaukee, WI


    Our Christmas Party is

    SOLD OUT

    Join Your Friends from AFS Wisconsin Chapter for Holiday Merriment, Appetizers, Dinner & Dessert, Champagne Station & Free Beer along with Great Door Prizes! 

    Invite your employees, your significant other, and your customers!

    Social Hour: 5:00 PM, Dinner 7:00 PM

    Location: Serenity Room, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

    On the Menu: 

    • Drink Service: Champagne Station, two-beverage voucher valid on domestic beer, wine & soft drinks, cash bar.
    • Appetizers
    • Choice of Entree (Please indicate your entree selection when registering): Top Sirloin Steak with Brandy Mushroom Demi-Glaze or Roasted Chicken Breast with Lemon Thyme Mushroom Cream Sauce. Vegetarian options are available upon request.
    • Delicious Sides and Dessert

    Cost to Attend: $60 per person - includes dinner, champagne station, cash Christmas cocktail bar, and free beer & soda. 

    Planning to spend the night?  Here is a link to book your room for our event at a rate of $139.

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Champagne Station Sponsorships - Logo on signage at the party, a link to your company website on the Christmas Party event page and emailed invitations: $350 each [2 of 3 available]

    Thank you, Champagne Sponsor, Weaver Materiel Service, Inc.

    King Sponsor - Logo on signage at the party, linked logo recognition on the Christmas Party event page and emailed invitations: $400 [3 available]


    CANCELLATION POLICY: No registration fees will be refunded for cancellations made less than three full business days prior to the meeting day. (For example, cancellations must be made by the end of Wednesday for an event held the following Monday.) Registered no-shows, who have not paid in advance, will be invoiced for the event.  If you wish to cancel, contact TEAM at AFSWI@TEAMWI.com or call Laura Gustafson at 262-532-2440 EXT 215.

    • 15 Feb 2023
    • 17 Feb 2023
    • 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!
    • 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 last year's Regional if registered by October 25, 2022. If you would prefer to change locations, you will be added to a waitlist and may choose from the remaining booths after October 25th. Refresh your memory; view last year's exhibitor map.

    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 have free wi-fi access.

    Exhibitor Registration Cost
    • AFS Corporate Members:  $1,050
    • AFS Personal Members:  $1,100
    • AFS Non-Members: $1,300
    • Additional exhibitor badges: $75 each includes a Thursday lunch ticket OR $50 without lunch.

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

    Thursday dinner tickets are sold separately: $65 ea.

    Important Information

    Advertising and Support Opportunities

    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.

    Hotel block information coming soon.

    Exhibitor Flyer coming soon.

    Expo Hours:  Wednesday, February 15, 2023, from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM and Thursday, February 16, 2023, from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  Set up Wednesday morning, beginning at 10:30 AM.  (No Expo on Friday.)

    Thursday Banquet Keynote Speaker: Todd Pagel, Director of Operations, Waupaca Foundry

    Cancelation Policy: A cancellation fee of 25% of the total booth cost shall be charged in the event of exhibitor cancellation 90 days (11/17/2022) or more prior to the move-in day.  No refunds are available for cancellations less than 60 days (12/17/2022) prior to move-in day.  All cancellation notices must be received in writing and may be submitted to AFS WI Headquarters, afswi@teamwi.com. 


    • 15 Feb 2023
    • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee
    Register

    The 85th Annual AFS Wisconsin Chapter Regional Foundry Conference & Expo is planned for February 15 - 17, 2023 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee. Consider supporting this event through advertising or other support opportunities. 


    Regional Program Booklet Ads:

    • Full page ad (7.5" w x 9.75" h): $290
    • Half page ad - Vertical (3.75" w x 9.75 h): $180
    • Half page ad - horizontal (7.5" w x 4.5" h): $180
    • Full page Inside Back Cover (7.5" w x 9.75" h): [SOLD]
    • Inside Front Cover (7.5"w x 9.75"h): $440
    Support Opportunities:
    • Wednesday Expo Beer Supporter - includes logo on signage, program recognition: $300
    • Thursday Dinner Banquet Supporter - includes logo on signage, program recognition: $330
    • Friday Continental Breakfast Supporter - includes logo on signage: $110
    • Regional Conference Booklet Sponsor [ONE AVAILABLE] - includes your company logo on the front cover of the program and a center two-page spread advertisement space. $850 [SOLD]
    • Invitational Casting Competition Donation

    *Advertisement artwork and logos may be emailed to afswi@teamwi.com no later than January 6, 2023.

    Thank You Advertisers
    I2R
    B & L Information /systems
    Carpenter Brothers
    Engis
    Guardian Software
    JoyMark
    Precision Pattern
    Smith and Richardson
    Epic Machine
    Inductotherm
    Dauber Co
    Ervin Industries
    EIRICH MACHINES
    Foundry Solutions & Design
    Covia Corp
    HA INTERNATIONAL
    United Erie

    Thank You Beer Supporters
    B & L Information /systems
    DustMaster
    Guardian Software Systems
    REFCOTEC
    Refractory & Insulation Supply, Inc.
    Weaver Material Service
    New London Engineering

    Thank You Dinner Supporters
    Precision Pattern
    Sadoff Iron & Metal Co
    Badger Mining Corporation
    New London Engineering
    Inductotherm
    LAEMPE REICH
    Paul J Schmit Trucking
    Covia Corp 

    Swag Bag Sponsor
    Norican Group

    Thank You Casting Competition Supporter
    Precision Pattern
    Elkem

    Thank You Conference Program Sponsor
    Hoosier Pattern

    • 15 Feb 2023
    • 17 Feb 2023
    • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee, WI

    Save the Date & Plan to Attend!


Past events

17 Oct 2022 Stainless Foundry & Engineering Tour and Economic Outlook Dinner
19 Sep 2022 Hiring & Retention Best Practices Panel & Dinner Meeting
05 Aug 2022 2022 Annual Golf Outing
16 May 2022 Old Timer Recognition Dinner
21 Mar 2022 Accountability - A Strategy to Ensure Desired Business Results
10 Feb 2022 Job Fair 2022 | AFS Wisconsin Regional
09 Feb 2022 VIP Guest Registration Wednesday Expo 2022
09 Feb 2022 84th Annual AFS WI Regional Exposition and Conference
09 Feb 2022 Exhibitor Registration | 2022 Wisconsin Regional Foundry Conference & Expo
17 Jan 2022 AFS 2022 Forecast with Doug Kurkul
03 Dec 2021 Christmas Party 2021
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 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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