The American Welding Society, Houston Section is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to the promotion of welding and welding education. The Houston Section sponsors welding educational programs and scholarships in the Houston area for the benefit of all students, individual, and companies with an interest in the science and profession of welding.
Companies and organizations that use welding, or supply materials and services to welding users should consider the benefits of becoming a sponsor of the AWS Houston Section. The programs offered and supported by the AWS Houston Section make an important contribution to the profession of welding.
Promoting welder and weld inspector education and improving the knowledge of the welding community about new technologies and standards support the growth and vitality of this profession that is a key component to many industries. Money contributed by Houston Section Sponsors will support the following activities:
  • 20% of all sponsorship contributions are applied to the AWS Houston Section Scholarship Fund. This fund is used to provide scholarships to students who are enrolled in educational institutions and pursuing studies related to welding science and practice
  • 20% of all sponsorship contributions are applied to a special educational fund used to subsidize continuing education programs for welders in the Houston area as well as to provide educational grants or support to educational institutions teaching welding related curriculums
  • Funds from the sponsorship program are also used to subsidize student meal costs at the AWS Houston Section monthly meetings and to defray costs associated with the technical presentations made at the monthly meetings. 
  • The funds are also used to support the cost of conducting the CWI programs and certification tests in the Houston area
Sponsors for the 2014 calendar year will receive special recognition on the AWS Houston Section www.awshouston.org
There are two levels of sponsorship available for interested parties:
Titanium Level – $995.00/ Year
 At this level a sponsor will receive:
  • Recognition on the Houston Section Web SiteRecognition at the meetings, educational seminar and the social eventsSponsors logo on the Houston Section web site home page with a hot link to the sponsors web site – $500.00 Value
  • A total of 10 free dinner tickets to the AWS Houston Section meetings usable at any meeting during the Calendar year – $250.00 Value
  • 2 tickets for admission into the the AWS Houston Section Educationals – $500.00 Value
  • 2 tickets into the AWS Houston Section Golf Tournament – $250.00 Value
  • Sponsorship recognition for 1 hole at the AWS Golf Tournament plus – $100.00 Value
  • 2 tickets for the AWS Houston Section Claybusters fun shoot – $160.00 Value

Total Value for Titanium Sponsorship – $1760.00

Stainless Level – $300.00/ Year
At this level a sponsor will receive:
  • Recognition on the Houston Section Web SiteRecognition at the meetings, educational seminar and the social eventsSponsors
  • Logo on the Houston Section web site home page with a hot ink to the sponsors web site