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Summer Safety Event & Social in Houston

Get up to speed on the current safety issues affecting the tower industry. Half-day seminar and lunch. Certificates of attendance will be provided. The cost is only $20 thanks to our generous sponsors!

Location: Hilton Garden Inn at 7979 Willow Chase Blvd, Houston, Texas 77070 832-912-1000
Time: 11:30am - 4:30pm - Versailles Ballroom.

TXWA has negotiated a discount at the hotel. Note: the special room rate will be available until July 6th or until sold-out, (whichever comes first) so sign-up today!

Schedule of Events
11:30 AM Doors Open

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00 -2:00 Developing Rigging Plans - Learn the requirements for developing rigging plans per 1040A from industry experts. An overview of the forces generated during typical lift scenarios and tools for calculating those forces will be demonstrated. Learn how to complete a Rigging Plan in accordance with Crown Castle Requirements.

Speakers: Justin Huggins, PE, Engineering Manager - Enertech Resources, LLC; Brad Fiscus - Director of Construction and Engineering - Crown Castle; James Ruedlinger, Manager Engineering - Crown Castle

2:15-3:15 Planning for Crane Safety - Learn how to prepare for a safe lift. There will be a presentation on ground conditions by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) and a panel discussion featuring Executives from top Crane companies in Texas.

Speakers: Calvin Jones, Executive Director - McRay Crane; Matt Harwood - Americrane

3:30-4:30 The State of the State Address in Tower Safety – Review of key safety initiatives facing the industry and an update on the future of Tower Technician Training Requirements. If your company does construction work in the wireless industry this affects you!

Speakers: JP Jones, President - Safety LMS, Board of Directors - NATE and about 100 other key safety roles in the industry.

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TXWA Summer Social

Connect With Us at the TXWA Summer Social – Expand Your Network! Unwind and socialize with top carriers, vendors and suppliers while enjoying great Mexican food and the relaxed atmosphere. Cost is $20 and buffet dinner is provided. Event registration details to follow.

Location: Pappasito's Cantina – 7050 FM 1960 West, Houston, TX 77069 281-893-5030
Time: 5:30 to 8:00 pm - Grand Patio & Banquet Room

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Texas State Wireless Association

A Nonprofit Professional Wireless Organization with the purpose of developing a local identity for the wireless industry within Texas.

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About Us

The Texas State Wireless Association was formed in 2006 to develop an official forum for the cultivation of relationships and exchange of ideas between wireless telecommunications professionals in Texas and provide a platform for a unified voice among the wireless industry.

Use the links above to learn more about our association. For information on becoming a member, go to our “Membership” section. To pay for an upcoming luncheon or charitable event, go to the “Events” section and click the "Register Now" link. If you have questions or suggestions about the association, we would be happy to hear from you. Check back often for updated news and scheduled events.

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Builds membership & event participation through effective communication.


Plans events and promotes the development of professional industry relationships.


Promotes giving back through charities, scholarships, mentoring programs and community projects.


Keeps members aware and educated of changes in wireless industry legislation.


To be an abundant resource for our membership on issues of safety in the workplace.

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Upcoming Events!


Summer Safety Event & Social in Houston
Thursday, July 21, 2016


Fall Social in Austin
Wednesday, October 26, 2016


TXWA Fall Golf Tournament
Thursday, October 27, 2016


Fall Community Service Event
Thursday, November 17, 2016


TXWA Holiday Party
Thursday, December 8, 2016