American Foundry Society

           Wisconsin Chapter


Upcoming events

    • 18 Nov 2019

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    • 06 Dec 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
    • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

    Save the Date | Friday, December 6, 2019

    Join Your Friends from AFS Wisconsin Chapter for Holiday Merriment, Appetizers, Dinner & Prizes!  The AFS Wisconsin Chapter Annual Christmas Party will be held at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

    Door Prizes | Raffles | Free Beer | Appetizers | Fabulous Dinner & Dessert

    Sponsorship opportunities available.

    • 31 Dec 2019
    • Regional at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee

    AFS Wisconsin Chapter invites you to promote your organization to attendees of the 2020 Regional Conference & Expo, to be held February 12-14, 2020 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee.

    There is still time to purchase an ad for the AFS WI Regional Conference Program and sign up for other support opportunities, if you haven't already.  Ads are due by January 2, 2020.

    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 Cover (7.5" w x 9.75" h): $400 [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 no later than January 2, 2020.

    Donations to support the Invitational Casting Competition may be made online, using this link.

    • 20 Jan 2020

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    • 12 Feb 2020
    • 14 Feb 2020
    • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 721 W Canal St, Milwaukee, WI 53233

    GO ALL-IN!

    On your business's future by exhibiting at the 2020 Regional Conference & Exposition

    POTAWATOMI HOTEL & CASINO in Milwaukee| February 12-14, 2020

    Conference & Expo Highlights:

    • Over 80 exhibitors in Potawatomi's spacious exhibit space - act fast and you could be one of them!
    • Networking opportunities galore
    • Covered parking, skywalk access to expo hall floor
    • Educational Technical Sessions throughout the conference
    • 7th Annual Student Casting Competition- come see and support the next generation of foundry professionals!
    • 2nd Annual Job fair and networking session
    • Great Kick-Off and Keynote Speakers!
    • A fun-filled venue near downtown Milwaukee

    Booth registration includes two exhibitor badges and two Thursday lunch tickets. Booths are 8' x 10' 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.

    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 per booth. Contact headquarters for assistance.

    Thursday dinner tickets sold separately: $65 each

    Returning Exhibitors who register by Friday October 25th will receive the same booth they had at the 2019 Regional. View 2019 Exhibitor Map.  New Exhibitors will be  added to a wait list and contacted on October 28th regarding available booth space. Booths will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.

    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). Please be sure to mention the group booking name to the agent when calling to get the reduced rate AFS Wisconsin 2020 Regional Conference. You may also book online at our website/URL at: www.paysbig/hotel with your unique Group Code: AFS02112020. Please keep in mind that when using the URL with the Group Code to select the appropriate arrival/departure dates for the event.

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    • 12 Feb 2020
    • 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Potawatomi

    AFS WI Regional EXHIBITORS: Register your VIP Guests TODAY!

    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 12, from 2:00 to 6:00 PM. 

    These VIP Passes, which you may share with your guests, will allow them free entrance into the Expo on Wednesday and an opportunity to network at a reception on the Expo floor, which will include free beer and a cash bar. 

    Preregistration of guests is required.

    You may share this printable VIP pass with your VIP guests. Please instruct them to present the pass at the check-in desk at the Regional on Wednesday, when they arrive to pick up their badge.

    • 16 Mar 2020

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    • 18 May 2020

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Past events

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, Suite 104, Germantown, WI 53022

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