American Welding Society Announces FABTECH 2022 Panel Discussions, Podcasts, Professional Program, Welding Track and Product Discounts

FABTECH returns to the Georgia World Congress Center from November 8-10, 2022, and the American Welding Society is pleased to announce its plans for the event.

Welders and fabricators looking to reconnect with suppliers, find new ones, fill workplace gaps, or increase productivity will find that FABTECH is a one-stop shop to enhance their business operations. Attendees walking the exhibit hall will find the latest in manufacturing equipment, discover innovations by application and industry, and see advanced manufacturing solutions that could bring new levels of productivity and efficiency to their operations.

“AWS will be showcasing its full suite of products and services to help the welding community,” said Gary W. Konarska II, AWS Executive Director & CEO. “I encourage everyone to stop by the AWS booths to learn more about how AWS can support your personal and professional growth.”

Here are ways that attendees can take advantage of all that the American Welding Society has to offer:

Visit Booth C11361 to learn more about AWS, including how welders and welding professionals can advance their careers, our available educational programming and certifications, and how to save on AWS products and services by becoming a member. While visiting the booth, take advantage of these FABTECH only offers:- -

  • New members can take advantage of “Take The Torch” member pricing: get 15 months for the price of 12.
  • Enter our giveaway for a chance to win access to an online course and a Kindle Fire.


Join Arc Junkies podcast host, Jason Becker, for his live broadcast from the AWS booth every morning throughout the show. His show starts 30 minutes after the exhibit hall opens.


The AWS Bookstore is offering 40% off all AWS publications and toolkits purchased from show floor inventory (excludes replicas or third-party publications). Stop by Booth C11567 early as supplies are limited. While there, enter for your chance to win a FREE D1.1 or D1.5.


Attendees looking to maintain their certification or earn PDHs towards their professional license can attend the AWS Welding Track. Led by industry experts, it focuses on best practices and new developments in the welding and manufacturing industry.


Register for the AWS Professional Program and be there as authors present abstracts about novel developments and research related to materials joining technology and processes, including additive manufacturing. View the Schedule and Register for the Professional Program.


Poster Session: The AWS Poster Session is an integral part of the AWS Professional Program. Stop by to view graphic displays of technical achievements in welding, and see which students take home cash prizes.


The FABTECH theater located in Hall A will feature daily panel discussions at 11 AM. Join AWS as we cover topics relevant to welders of every level with a panel of experts in the industry.

  • Tuesday - How to Add Automation to Your Business
  • Wednesday - Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a CWI
  • Thursday - The Benefits of Welding Competitions


Wednesday Afternoon Meet & Greet, 3–4 pm: The FABTECH theater will host some of the welding industry's most known social media influencers, including Stephanie Hoffman, Jason Becker, Sean Flottman, Chloe Hudson, and Rae Ripple.


Hall A will also feature the newly designed AWS Foundation’s Careers in Welding Mobile Exhibit, sponsored by Lincoln Electric. Learn more about career opportunities in the welding field, be the high score on our virtual welding machines for a daily $1,000 scholarship, and get some AWS swag.


Wednesday, November 9, 6-10pm: The Arcs and Ales after-hours networking event will happen at the New Realm Brewing Co. Brought to you by AWS and hosted by Stephanie Hoffman and Jason Becker, this event is your chance to network with other welding professionals. Don't miss out—your first beer or hard seltzer is on us.


To learn more about AWS events taking place at FABTECH, visit


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