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The Midwest Watchmaker and Clockmaker Professional Organization, affiliated with American Watchmaker Clockmaker Institute (AWCI) the national organization.  Serving the Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Northern Iowa, and Western Wisconsin area.


Our Mission

We are the regional affiliate of the National Professional organization for Clockmakers and Watchmakers establishing standards for education and testing for National Certification.  Our goal is to establish and maintain the necessary high standards for quality, systematic procedures, and use of the proper technology to ensure excellent outcomes for each watch or clock service.


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SATURDAY MAY 6/7th 

91st annual conference

LOCATION: Mendota VFW, 1323 Sibley Memorial Highway, Mendota, MN 55150

9am start registration, coffee and donuts

SPEAKERS :

9:30 am Noel Totten, Insurance/Bond Agent will talk about the needs of small business owners, plus some Q & A

11-Noon Jerry Faier is talking about :" Physiology, Horology and the Zen of Watch and Clock Work,"

Noon-1pm LUNCH

Yearly meeting

1:30pm - 2:15 Gary Anderson is talking about Private label pocket watches and will have a general question and answer period about pocket watches

2:30pm - 3:30 Jerry Faier talking about "Future of Certification at AWCI"

LUNCH IS INCLUDED 

AUCTION SET UP IS 4-5 and first lots will close after 6pm

INCREDIBLE AUCTION after the convention.  We are sorting 4 estates, one that is 3 generations of watch and clock equipment and clocks and watches.  One that was a specialist in pocket watches.  Starts around 5pm with silent auction $5 bidder fee.

COSTS will be $49 for the convention including lunch to pay now push button

 SUNDAY MAY 7th 2017

AWCI TEACHER BOB OCKENDEN WILL BE HERE

TEACHING PLATFORM ESCAPEMENTS COURSE.

This will be a full day program combining both theory and practical application/hands on. There will be escapements and a few test platforms/movements on which to mount the escapement.

TOOL LIST:

Watch movement holder, preferably with parallel sides

A few pairs of tweezers, one stout, as well as one for hairspring work

A balance tack

Parts tray or segmented container

LUNCH IS NOT INCLUDED, there are three places to eat in Mendota, MN

COST will be $80

Class will be first come first serve with 20 people maximum.

To pay DUES to MWCA

cost of $35 on line push this button

Coyright 2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017 Midwest Watchmakers, Clockmakers Association

Postal address 1169 Veronica Lane, Mendota Heights, MN 55118