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Sparks to Fly at CanWeld Metal Fabricating and Welding Expo & Conference

Edmonton, AB (Oct 3, 2016) – CanWeld Expo & Conference will welcome attendees to the Edmonton EXPO Centre at Northlands from Tuesday, October 4 to Wednesday, October 5, 2016 for Canada’s premier welding, metal fabricating and finishing event.

The event is comprised of a unique tradeshow featuring live working equipment and technology, a world class technical and business conference and unparalleled industry networking between decision‐makers from across Canada. Strategically located in Edmonton, Canweld Expo & Conference serves vital elements of the region’s oil & gas, agriculture, mining and general manufacturing supply chain.

The expo is held in partnership with the 7th annual CWB Group CanWeld Conference, the recognized premier Canadian educational platform in the field of welding and related technologies. Conference delegates will hear from over 40 speakers including a keynote luncheon from Craig Wright, Senior Vice President & Chief Economist at RBC, who will give a discussion on market trends and the economic future of the manufacturing and infrastructure industries.

“This is the industry’s flagship networking event, and place to learn the latest trends in the Canadian welding and fabricating industry,” said Ian Campbell, Director of the Marketing and Product Development for the CWB Group. “During these challenging times in the Canadian economy, it reinforces how significant it is to have a venue where all stakeholders can gather, ask questions, communicate and find solutions.”

The expo will feature live working equipment including robotics, metal fabricating equipment, plasma cutting systems and grinding technology. Experienced welders can sign up to compete in the CanWeld Best Welder Competition, which will be awarded at the CWA Foundation Gala Dinner on Wednesday evening. For those eager to learn, the CanWeld Simulator Welding Zone gives a taste of what it takes to become a welder.

“We’re thrilled to partner with the CWA in the most comprehensive CanWeld event to date. The expo will provide hands-on access to the latest technology and innovation from top industry suppliers to meet the increasing demands of the industry,” says Nick Samain, Vice President, dmg :: events, organizers of CanWeld Expo.

In 2017 the event will rotate to Eastern Canada, serving different regional industries including automotive, aerospace, transportation, medical device and energy manufacturing.

CanWeld Expo hours are Tuesday, October 4 from 10am – 5pm and Wednesday, October 5 from 10am – 4pm.

Media are required to pre-register in order to obtain a show badge for the event and will need to provide accreditation (a piece of photo identification and an official business card) upon arrival at main registration, located outside of Hall F of the Edmonton EXPO Centre. For further information about CanWeld Expo & Conference, to register or to inquire about attendance, please visit

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For more information contact:               

Nick Samain
Vice President, dmg::events
W: 403 984-5437
C: 403 998-0355

Ian Campbell
Director of Marketing and Product Development, CWB Group
W: 800 844-0355 x 243
C: 647 449-9645


About dmg::events

dmg events is the name behind many of the largest energy events in the world, such as Global Petroleum Show (Calgary, Canada); ADIPEC (Abu Dhabi, UAE); International Pipeline Exposition (Calgary, Canada); Heavy Oil Latin America Conference & Exhibition (Mexico); Oil Sands Trade Show & Conference (Fort McMurray, Canada); and Gastech (Japan). Headquartered in London, UK with offices in key locations including Calgary, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Houston, Texas; and Dallas, Texas; dmg events brings more than 100 years’ experience in organizing exhibitions and conferences around the world.

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About CWB Group

The CWB Group is an industry supported private sector organization providing welding certification, management systems registration and training services to over 7600 companies in 34 countries. Supported through the Canadian Welding Bureau, CWB Institute, QUASAR, and the Canadian Welding Association membership, the CWB Group provides a comprehensive and integrated service to the welding and joining industry.

Headquartered in Ontario, Canada, with staff and offices across the country, the CWB Group is accredited by, and operates under the authority of, the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) as a Certification Body for the administration of Canadian Standards Association (CSA) welding related standards.

Recognized as one of the largest and most innovate welding organizations in the world, CWB Group’s reach is unique in the fact that we are a national mandated organization that has successfully transitioned into international markets, bringing with us our high standards with respect to welding certification, education, safety and membership.

The CWB Group prides itself in being innovative in their services and highly responsive to their clients’ needs, which results in an important contribution to the high level of competence enjoyed by industries employing welding and joining and the consistent progress in welding technology, as well as the reliability of welded products.

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