June 23, 2017 - The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) hosted Chip Gentry, founding member of Call & Gentry Law Group, to advise those at the conference about the important role of both proper installation and good insurance when it comes to avoiding litigation.
June 21, 2017 - Supporting its recently redesigned website, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) hosted workshops covering the site's new features during the AAMA National Summer Conference, June 18-21 in Newport, Rhode Island. Marketing Manager Angela Dickson led two sessions, guiding members and users through the new look of the site and how to use its latest tools. For those unable to attend during the event, a <> covering these tips and tricks will be held July 18 and is open to the industry.
June 19, 2017 - The Glass Association of North America is bringing its Fall Conference to GlassBuild America in Atlanta for a first-time integration of its important committee work and presentations with the annual trade show where the industry gathers to meet and buy.
The Canadian Glass Association’s Glass Connections conference hit a home run when it returned to Burnaby, BC in June offering high caliber educational and networking opportunities with local, national and US glazing leaders. The Welcome Reception on June 7th was a success with many sticking around until late singing everything from Sweet Caroline to Sweet Child o’ Mine at the casino’s dueling piano bar.
June 7, 2017 - Top Glass is Canada’s industry event for the commercial glazing industry. Hosted by Glass Canada magazine, Top Glass brings glazing contractors, curtain wall manufacturers, storefront fabricators, architects and building engineers together for a day of education, networking and review of the latest technology.
If the National Glass Association’s GlassBuild America could be described as the best buffet in Vegas, a smorgasbord of delights for every glass nerd in the industry, the Glass Association of North America’s Building Enclosure Contractors (BEC) Conference is more like the Foundation Room on the 63rd floor of Mandalay Bay: an intimate, information-intensive experience for 403 of the biggest names in the business.
May 26, 2017 - With luck comparable to that of the 2017 Blue Jays, the Ontario Glass and Metal Association's scheduled day for its spring golf tournament landed on a day of continuous driving rain, forcing the first cancellation of the golf round in living memory. Instead, staff at Piper's Heath Golf Club in Milton, Ont., moved with impressive flexibility to start the steak dinner early at 2 p.m. and give the approximately 50 members in attendance an enjoyable afternoon of discussion and laughter. Attendees received a rain check.
Glass Connections in Burnaby, B.C. will feature a talk by Mikhala Way of Vitrum on bird-friendly glazing and its applications in today's architecture. Glass Connections takes place June 7 and 8 and is presented by the Canadian Glass Association.
Glass Connections in Burnaby, B.C., – taking place June 7 and 8 – will feature a presentation by Sergei Mihhailenko and Les Szczepanski explaining the new CSA A500 standard for building guards and its implications for glass balustrade construction in Canada. This standard will soon be referenced by the NBC and provincial building codes. Glass Connections is presented by the Canadian Glass Association.
In addition to the Opening Night Reception, there are great entertainment options surrounding the Detla Hotels Burnaby Conference Centre.
The reviews are in for last week's Top Glass conference and the response is very positive. Over 80 per cent of respondants to the post-show survey rated the seminars and award presentation good or excellent. On the show floor, 93 per cent gave top marks. In the comments, attendees noted the growth in the size of the show (58 exhibitors, up from 30 in Top Glass' first year) and the quality of the networking opportunities.
April 19, 2017 - Glass Connections is a highly-focused educational and networking event for glaziers, architects, engineers, designers, spec writers, commercial construction contractors and building owners.
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June 21-23, 2018