The industry is still in the midst of fall conference season, but it's time to mark your calendar for events in 2011: Auto Glass Week™ and GlassBuild America.
- Auto Glass Week™ will be held September 15-17, 2011, in Memphis, TN, at the Memphis Cook Convention Center and Memphis Marriott Downtown.
The 2011 event will bring together the Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standards (AGRSS) Council Inc., the Independent Glass Association (IGA), the National Glass Association (NGA), National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA), AGRR Magazine’s Auto Glass Technician Olympics and the Walt Gorman Memorial Windshield Repair Olympics for one event in one venue. The International Window Film Tint-Off and Conference also will be held concurrently.
Auto Glass Week, managed by AGRR magazine, will be the only Auto Glass event these organizations hold in 2011. That makes it the place to be for Auto Glass businesses! Further details will be announced on www.autoglassweek.com.
- GlassBuild America 2011 will be held September 12-14, 2011 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
The Show Floor at GlassBuild America is over 150,000 net square feet of exhibit space and is the central showcase for glass processing equipment, window and door manufacturing equipment, and the latest technologies for all types of glass and fenestration products in North America. In addition, the show floor is home to the Innovations Pavilion which showcases cutting-edge technologies and other groundbreaking advances.
Seminars offered daily address the unique concerns of the glass window and door industries providing insight into emerging technologies, industry trends and market updates. Planned sessions for 2011 include the 6th Annual Glazing Executives Forum, the 2nd Annual Window & Door Dealers Forum, and the Inaugural Architectural Forum. More information is posted throughout the year on www.glassbuildamerica.com.
Mark your calendars today for these exciting industry events!