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Women in Structural Engineering (WiSE) Dessert Reception at Bissinger's Chocolate Factory



Wednesday, April 3 -- 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Please join us Wednesday night (following the Welcome Reception) for a few desserts, drinks and networking. This is an open event for conference attendees and a great way to meet steel industry friends, old and new, from across the country. Desserts and an open bar will be provided. 

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Time: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Location: The Caramel Room at Bissinger's Chocolate Factory (1600 N. Broadway) 

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Bissinger's Info: The Caramel Room at Bissinger's is located at 1600 N. Broadway on the 4th floor of Bissinger's Corporate Headquarters & Chocolate Factory. This space boasts spectacular views of downtown St. Louis, as well as the Stan Musial bridge from the rooftop terrace.

Shuttle Info: Departure begins at 7:45 p.m. at the front entrance of the convention center on Washington Ave.



Thanks to our Reception Sponsors!


Gold Sponsors:



Silver Sponsors:

                     STEEL TUBE INSTITUTE                         LARSON ENGINEERING                      SE SOLUTIONS / SE UNIVERSITY     


  WISS JANNEY ELSTNER                      HARLEY ELLIS DEVEREAUX                                 SIDEPLATE


                            NATIONAL COUNCIL OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS ASSOCIATIONS                            CastConnex  


Interested in becoming a sponsor? 
Please contact Jennie Traut-Todaro at


Women Who Weld Workshops

AISC, in partnership with Lincoln Electric, is presenting two Women Who Weld workshops live on the exhibit hall floor at NASCC: The Steel Conference on Thursday, April 4 and Friday, April 5. The half-day introductory workshops are for women interested in learning the basics of MIG welding. Women Who Weld is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that teaches women how to weld and find employment in the welding industry. Samantha Farr, Women Who Weld's Founder and Instructor, will lead both of the workshops. 


Women Who Weld - Thursday Workshop Session

Thursday, April 4 -- 9:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Participants: Female NASCC conference attendees

Space is limited for this 2.5-hour workshop. Click below to register!

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Women Who Weld - Friday Workshop Session

Friday, April 5 -- 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Participants: Women from the local St. Louis area

Space is limited for this 4-hour workshop. Click below to register!

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