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MAWD CONFERENCES

Conferences are an important part of our continued efforts to help foster workforce development in the state of Missouri. It gives each attendee the opportunity to learn about new technologies, network among people in the same type of industry, stay current on new regulations and information for this industry. We invite each and everyone of you to sign up and attend the conference each year. We look forward to seeing you there!

Conference Registration & Attendees

Our annual conference will be held May 1-3, 2018 at the Lodge of Four Seasons (888-265-5500) in Lake Ozark,, MO. This annual training opportunity gives you access to an exciting key note speaker, relevant break-out sessions, networking opportunities with other professionals in the rehabiliation field, evening entertainment, great food, and a beautiful meeting facility. Here is the link to make your reservations for your hotel stay while at the conference. Please download the conference registration form or take a few minutes and fill out the registration form online below.

Cancellation Policy:  All MAWD Conference cancellations requested after April 1st will incur a $75 fee.

Agencies: with numerous registrations may contact Jeanie Griffin directly at (660) 359-3622 (x-1233) or jgriffin@mail.ncmissouri.edu

Special note to employees of DWD:  The Division handles registrations and payments in bulk from Central Office.  Please do not complete this form or make payment unless otherwise instructed.

2018 Conference Agenda & Highlights: (DRAFT ONLY)
Some Highlights Include:

  • Local Workforce Development Board Innovations.
  • Specific breakouts on serving people with disabilities, offender re-entry, adult education, employment security, veterans, job development, and many more!
  • More details coming soon!
Download the 2018 MAWD Conference Agenda Information Here
Conference is May 1– 3, 2018.  (Any rooms booked after April 6th are not guaranteed at the $124 room rate).

2018 Conference Registration Form

Additional guest meal tickets will be available for purchase at the conference registration desk.

2017 Conference

We learned a lot at the 2017 conference and we are ready to do it again this year! We are excited for this years conference as well. Make sure you register for this year as well. It is going to be a good one!

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2018 Conference Exhibitors

Each year is another opportunity for companies or individuals to exhibit their products or services at our conference. Your fees go to help us support the efforts of other companies assisting individuals seeking employment in the state of Missouri. Below are the prices to be an exhibitor.

Exhibitor Pricing:
* Exhibitor: $350.00
* Second Representative: $300.00 (Optional)
* Third Representative: $300.00 (Optional)

EXHIBITORS: Tear down for your equipment will happen on the second day. You will be done by Wednesday.

Exhibitors receive the following amenities:

  • Entry to all MAWD annual conference keynote sessions and workshops for 1 exhibitor representative (additional registrations can be purchased separately)
  • Entry to all MAWD sponsored meals during conference, as well as social night activities
  • Company listing and product/service description on the conference mobile app
  • Company recognition projected on screen to attendees at general session events
  • Opportunity to network with hundreds of workforce partners--One 8 foot table and two chairs to display marketing materials

Fill out our Exhibitor Online Form Here


Mail In Downloadable Exhibitors Form Here

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2018 Sponsorships

Each year is a new opportunity for companies or individuals to sponsor our conference. Sponsors enhance the conference in ways that add value to attendees while presenting a great venue to connect with workforce professionals. Your sponsorship goes to help us support the efforts of other companies assisting individuals seeking employment in the state of Missouri. We have 4 different levels of sponsorship. Each level is listed below with the cost:

  • Platinum Level - $1,000  - includes header 6 second ad and listed on conference App, business logo shown on big screen during all general sessions, break sponsorship, and complimentary inclusion of your information in the conference registration packet.
  • Gold Level - $750  - includes header 3 second ad and listed on conference App, business logo shown on big screen during all general sessions, and break sponsorship.
  • Silver Level - $500  - includes header 3 second listed on conference App and business logo shown on big screen during all general sessions.
  • Bronze Level - $250  - includes listed on conference App and business logo shown on big screen during all general sessions.

Fill out our Sponsorship Online Form Here


Mail In Downloadable Sponsors Form Here


2018 Conference Presentations

All videos can be viewed full screen

The FEDS are Coming!

      

The ABC's of AEL

Navigating the Data

      

WIOA 2018 Updates

Older Workers

      

Student Apprenticeship

Youth Services

      

Job Development

Job Development

      

Opiod MAWD 2018


Other Information


Resources for Individuals with questions about filing Discrimination Complaint.


WIOA Section 188 Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity.