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The free Guidebook app for mobile devices will be available for the AAW 2016 Symposium. With the app, you'll have all the rotations, demonstrators, trade show exhibitors, floor plans, and messaging at your fingertips.The Guidebook is ready to install now and you can save time by downloading the app before the symposium.



The UPS Store can receive packages on your behalf. Delivery will be at the AAW Symposium Registration Kiosk after 2:30pm on Thursday, June 9. ID will be required for pick up. Prices:

  • 1-25 lbs. $20.00
  • 26-50 lbs. $25.00
  • 51-75 lbs. $35.00
  • 76-100 lbs. $50.00
  • 101-125 lbs. $100.00
  • 126- 150 lbs. $200.00

Prices includes receiving, securing, and storage for up to 3 business days prior to arrival.

Terms, conditions, shipping, and pickup instructions on back of form.


The UPS Store will be available at the AAW Symposium on the dates/times below to collect any items AAW attendees wish to ship out. Items can include those purchased at the symposium or personal items such as luggage.

  • Friday, June 10th from 5:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Saturday, June 11th from 12:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Sunday, June 12th from 11:00pm – 2:30pm

There are handling fees, in addition to any packing or shipping charges, based on the weight of the individual packages. The fee schedule is listed below:

  • 1-25 lbs. $10.00
  • 26-50 lbs. $15.00
  • 51-75 lbs. $25.00
  • 76-100 lbs. $40.00
  • 101-125 lbs. $75.00
  • 126-150 lbs. $100.00

Flyer with shipping details.


For more information, please don’t hesitate to call the UPS Store at 770-234-0444, email store3226@theupsstore.com or visit their website at www.theupsstorelocal.com/3226.

The AAW’s live benefit auctions will also be online.

Now you have a chance to buy that beautiful bowl, platter, or sculpture from your desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone. You can preview the work, register for the online auction, and even start bidding on pieces at http://auction2016.woodturner.org/. Benefit auction proceeds help support the AAW’s grant, outreach, and educational programs.

Benefit Auction Schedule
  • Friday, June 10: 7:30pm-9:15pm Live benefit auction to support Educational Opportunity Grant (EOG) program, Bldg 3 Atrium
  • Saturday, June 11: 3:30pm Live benefit auction to support Professional Outreach Progam (POP), Bldg 2, 3rd fl.
  • Saturday, June 11: 8:45pm AAW silent benefit auction closes, Bldg 3 Atrium. Prior to close, on display in the Instant Gallery area thru Saturday afternoon.

POP Patterns Live Benefit Auction

The works of established and emerging artists will be auctioned to benefit the Professional Outreach Program (POP) which fosters and promotes high standards of professionalism in the field of woodturning through a broad range of initiatives.

Women in Turning's EOG auction collaborative, "Fruits of Our Labor," Cherry wood, 7 1/2" x 36" x 24". At the symposium, more "fruits" will be added to the display. This sculpture will be sold at the EOG live/online auction Friday, June 10, at the Atlanta symposium. So far, 37 women and 2 men have made generous donations to the project.

EOG Live Benefit Auction

Join in the excitement of live bidding on museum-quality work. Funds raised support the Educational Opportunity Grant (EOG) program, which provides individual turners, students, local chapters, and educational organizations with funding for turning-related classes, equipment, and projects.


AAW Silent Benefit Auction

Participate in the slower pace of  silent bidding on a variety of woodturned works and other items. Funds raised will be used by the AAW to continue to develop and deliver woodturning education and service programs for our member community worldwide.

  • AAW Silent Benefit Auction: Bidding closes Saturday, June 11: 8:45pm, Bldg 3 Atrium. Prioor to close, on display in the Instant Gallery area thru Saturday afternoon.


Woodturners: Save time by preregistering your work for the Silent Auction.

Live Benefit Auction Registration

Non-member guests and the public must register and receive and auction number prior to bidding.






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