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May 19th, 2020      ,

ANSI / AWI 0641-2019 Architectural Wood Casework Standard Release Webinar

Tuesday, May 19 at 11:00AM EDT

The ANSI / AWI 0641-2019 – Architectural Wood Casework Standard was released on May 11th and becomes effective on June 1st.

We are excited to have yet another ANSI certified standard released to our membership, the design community and the general construction industry.

This webinar details the changes in the ANSI/AWI 0641-19 Architectural Wood Casework Standard, specifically the use of performance methods. We will discuss how to best utilize this Standard to maximize your manufacturing efficiencies.

Questions:
Contact Sue Sicilian
ssicilian@awinet.org

The ANSI / AWI 0641-2019 – Architectural Wood Casework Standard was released on May 11th and becomes effective on June 1st.

We are excited to have yet another ANSI certified standard released to our membership, the design community and the general construction industry.

This webinar details the changes in the ANSI/AWI 0641-19 Architectural Wood Casework Standard, specifically the use of performance methods. We will discuss how to best utilize this Standard to maximize your manufacturing efficiencies.


April 24th, 2020      ,

AWI Town Hall - COVID-19 and Member Connections

Friday, April 24 at 3:00PM EDT

Join Us this Friday for a new AWI Town Hall Forum. AWI is continuing our Town Hall webinar series to discuss prominent issues affecting our members in this difficult time.

This week we will dive into a deep conversation about the 3 Phases of opening up America again and grab a better understanding of what has worked (and what hasn't) for other members.

We will also take time to Salute the Front lines of both our members and the community.


April 17th, 2020      ,

AWI Town Hall - COVID-19 - Impact on the Economy - Part II

Friday, April 17 at 3:00 pm EDT
ChrisKuehl2.pngAttend this week's Town Hall on the impact on the economy from COVID-19 crisis. Information is being updated frequently and even if you attended last week, you will want to join for new data and answers to your significant questions.

The spread of the COVID-19 virus has been global and changing constantly. There is new data and fresh observation every day as parts of the economy react to the shifts.

We will comment on these changes and will keep track of the progress or the lack of it. The world is facing a recession - the questions now are how long it lasts and how severe it will be. When can a recovery be expected and how likely is a rapid recovery.

This week's speaker is Dr. Chris Kuehl, a Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence. He provides forecasts and strategic guidance for a wide variety of corporate clients around the world. Dr. Kuehl is the chief economist for several national and international organizations.

Friday, April 17 at 3:00 pm EDT
ChrisKuehl2.pngAttend this week's Town Hall on the impact on the economy from COVID-19 crisis. Information is being updated frequently and even if you attended last week, you will want to join for new data and answers to your significant questions.

The spread of the COVID-19 virus has been global and changing constantly. There is new data and fresh observation every day as parts of the economy react to the shifts.

We will comment on these changes and will keep track of the progress or the lack of it. The world is facing a recession - the questions now are how long it lasts and how severe it will be. When can a recovery be expected and how likely is a rapid recovery.

This week's speaker is Dr. Chris Kuehl, a Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence. He provides forecasts and strategic guidance for a wide variety of corporate clients around the world. Dr. Kuehl is the chief economist for several national and international organizations.


March 21st, 2019      Lombard, IL

March Madness Networking Happy Hour!

Learn about AWI’s new standards and how and when they will apply to you.

$25.00 /person (includes heavy appetizers and beer and wine)


March 31st, 2019      New Orleans, LA

Annual Spring Leadership

AWI sets the standard!


May 3rd, 2019      Arlington Park, Arlington Heights, IL

A Day at the Races

More info coming soon!


June 13th, 2019      St Andrews, West Chicago, IL

2019 Annual Golf Outing

*Sponsorships are going fast! Be sure to grab one before they're gone!*

Join us for the annual AWI Chicago Chapter Golf outing! Network with fellow chapter members while enjoying a day filled with golf, food, beverages, prizes and fun! Bring a customer, friend or deserving employees for a rejuvenating day on the golf course!

PLEASE NOTE: Every registrant is required to submit a completed form in the below download via snail mail or email to Chris Farrell!


August 15th, 2019      Chicago, IL

AWI WOODWORKING STANDARDS // 5:00-7:00PM

Drinks & Appetizer Happy Hour followed by “Looking Forward”, a 1 hour CEU presented by Mike Coticchio from Cain.

This event is now closed. Thank you for our interest and we'll see you at our next event!


October 6th, 2019      Providence, RI

AWI National Convention

Save the date for the 67th Annual AWI National Convention!


November 7th, 2019      Schaumburg, IL

2019 Project Spotlight

Celebrate with your fellow Chicago Chapter members as we close out 2019 in style. This will be our final program of the year, and we will be highlighting exciting millwork projects recently completed by AWI Chicago Chapter Members.

The event will be held at Maggiano’s Little Italy located at The Streets of Woodfield. It is a semi-upscale chain for classic Italian-American cuisine. The food is freshly prepared influenced by decades-old recipes and cooking techniques and served family-style in a relaxed, polished space.

Celebrate with your fellow Chicago Chapter members as we close out 2019 in style. This will be our final program of the year, and we will be highlighting exciting millwork projects recently completed by AWI Chicago Chapter Members.

The event will be held at Maggiano’s Little Italy located at The Streets of Woodfield. It is a semi-upscale chain for classic Italian-American cuisine. The food is freshly prepared influenced by decades-old recipes and cooking techniques and served family-style in a relaxed, polished space.


March 26th, 2020      Forest Park, IL

March Madness Networking Happy Hour - CANCELLED

We are cancelling this event due to the Coronavirus. Please stay tuned for refund information! Thank you!

Learn about AWI’s New Education Portal!
$25.00 /person (includes heavy appetizers and beer and wine)


April 7th, 2020      ,

Cost of Doing Business Webinar - Why and How to Participate

Wednesday, April 8th at 11:00 am EDT

Sebastien DesMarais, CODBS Chairman, will explain the survey as well as provide templates to assist members to participate.

This fantastic member benefit is an tremendous asset, but it is participation that gives it the credibility. Please join others and participate this year.

Don't delay and join us for the great learning and conversation about the Cost of Doing Business Survey.


April 9th, 2020      ,

AWI Town Hall - COVID 19 - Impact on the Economy - Part I

The spread of the COVID 19 virus has been global and has been changing constantly. There is new data and fresh observation every day as parts of the economy react to the shifts.

We will comment on these changes and will keep track of the progress or the lack of it. The world is facing a recession - the questions now are how long it lasts and how severe it will be. When can a recovery be expected and how likely is a rapid recovery.

This week's speaker is Dr. Chris Kuehl, a Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence. He provides forecasts and strategic guidance for a wide variety of corporate clients around the world. Dr. Kuehl is the chief economist for several national and international organizations.


April 30th, 2020      Elk Grove Village, IL

Project Management Seminar - CANCELLED

We are cancelling this event due to the Coronavirus. Please stay tuned for refund information! Thank you!

Do you react to fires every day? Does the phone control the next hour? Is there frustration at your client/job meetings? COME LEARN SKILLS TO TAKE MORE CONTROL OF YOUR PROJECT!