District 1 Biennial and Education Conference


Click here to download the call letter as a PDF.

Delegates to the District Conference will be required to follow all restrictions and protocols of the CDC and the Governor’s Office and Health Department of the State of Ohio.


Sun., July 25, 2021-Fri., July 30, 2021


Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center
100 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035


Click here to download the registration form.

Each Local Union Delegate will be required to submit a registration fee of $200.

Please return your registration form along with your check made payable to “District 1 Activities Fund” no later July 10, 2021 to the USW Sub-District 1 Office at:

25111 Miles Road, Suite H
Warrensville Hts., OH  44128

All meals will be provided EXCEPT delegates will be on their own for dinner on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings.


The room rate is $117.00 per night plus tax. To make a reservation please call Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center directly at 1-866-233-9393 and say you are with the United Steelworkers to get the rate.

The cut-off date for room reservations is Friday, June 25. 

Room check-in is 3 p.m. and checkout is 11 a.m. I encourage your prompt response for reservations, as this rate will not be guaranteed after the above date.  Parking is complimentary for all guests. 


Sun., July 25:
4-7 p.m. -- Attendee registration

Mon., July 26:
7-8:45 a.m. -- Attendee registration
9 a.m. -- Conference convenes

Fri., July 30:
2 p.m. -- Conference closes

Please note: we will meet each day of the week. 


Click here for a list of the workshops with the description of each being held throughout the week.

There are a vast amount of workshops being held and should keep everyone interested. Three workshops have a maximum number of participants.  They are:

Sign-ups for the above-noted workshops, along with the other offered workshops, will be open to all delegates at the time of registration.

We are also asking that each delegate bring their Local Union Agreement to the Conference for their use in different workshops. If local unions have their own Local Union By-Laws, please bring those also. (We will be providing Constitutions and International Local Union By-Laws to all Delegates.)


Along with all the general session and workshops, District 1 will hold Committee elections for the following Committees on Thursday, July 29:   


Local Unions may submit Resolutions to the Conference.

Such Resolutions need to be approved at a monthly Local Union meeting prior to the deadline of July 10, 2021 and mailed to:

Director Blatt
777 Dearborn Park Lane, Suite J
Columbus, OH 43085.