Jan. 26, 2016 - The Transatlantic Debate, one of the inaugural event's most talked-about panels, is returning for GlassCon Global 2016! Moderated by Nick Beaumont (editor of Intelligent Glass Solutions), the Transatlantic Debate features a panel of industry experts that share insights, expertise and trends in the architectural glass and glazing industry. Two of the key topics covered will be the global glazing market and North America's place in it.
Dec. 4, 2015 - Online registration is now available for the Glass Association of North America's Building Envelope Conference, happening Feb. 21 - 23 in Las Vegas. This year's event will focus on education, networking, business growth and other opportunities within the industry and how they affect those in the contract glazing industry.
Dec. 3, 2015 - IGMA is pleased to announce its 2016 Winter Conference, to be held in sunny Southern California at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells in Indian Wells, California from February 29th through March 3rd. Additionally, if you register for the IGMA conference and get your hotel reservations in on IGMA's room block by December 15th, you will be eligible to win a new iPad Mini that includes a digital version of the IGMA Technical Binder!
Nov. 6, 2015 - The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) welcomed Ken Gronbach as keynote speaker for the AAMA 2015 National Fall Conference. Gronbach is a demographer, futurist and author who writes about how countries’ age curves interact to create the opportunities and challenges of the world we live in today and what the future will bring for people, profits and the planet. Gronbach spoke about his research and work on Mon., Oct. 19, during the conference.
Nov. 6, 2015 - The age of transparency is here, and it’s a major focus of green building standards and codes, said Aaron Smith, director of sustainable building solutions for ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions. Smith, LEED® AP BD+C, gave a presentation called Opening the Door to Transparency - LEED v4, EPDs and HPDs at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2015 Fall Conference.
Business consultant Mike Tyson once said “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.” So what do you do when you get punched in the face? You shake it off and come up with a new plan. Welcome to 2015 GlassBuild America held Sept. 16 to 18 in Atlanta which was full of more than 7,600 attendees and 420 exhibitors fine-tuning new plans.
Oct. 8, 2015 - The Buildings Show, the leader in sourcing, networking and education for the North American design, construction, and real estate communities, returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) December 2 – 4, 2015, supported by Construction Market Data, BILD, Toronto Construction Association, Ontario Association of Architects, Canadian Construction Association, Real Estate Institute of Canada, Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Ontario, BOMA Toronto, Interior Designers of Canada, and Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.
Oct. 8, 2015 - The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance today announced that AIR-INS has become its newest Bronze Sponsor of the upcoming 2015 IGMA Fall Technical Conference, joining a total of ten corporate sponsors of the event. The Conference takes place October 5-8th in Denver, Colorado. The AIR-INS Inc. laboratory specializes in evaluating the performance of fenestration products. Over the years, AIR-INS President Robert Jutras has been involved in the evolution of the fenestration industry, particularly, by sharing his knowledge through direct involvement in multiple Canadian associations and committees.
Sept. 25, 2015 - The date for the Insulating Glass Manufacturing Alliance's Summer Conference appearing on the Sept. 24 edition of Glass Canada's e-newsletter is incorrect. The conference will take place Oct. 5 - 8 in Denver, Colo.
Sept. 24, 2015 - RPM Rollformed Metal Products, an innovative fabricator of custom-deisgned parts for all kinds of fenestration, has shown its support for Canadian glazing with a Silver Sponsorship of Top Glass, Canada's trade event for commercial glaziers, glass fabricators, architects and building engineers.
Sept. 24, 2015 - The Ontario Glass and Metal Association's fall golf tournament at Hidden Lake Golf Club in Burlington, Ont., was about more than just a day of fun in perfect weather and excellent golf conditions, though it certainly delivered that. Golfers also heard important updates from the association about its participation in the review of the Construction Lien Act that may result in new rules helping contractors to get paid on time. They also received the thanks of the Southlake Regional Health Foundation, which was presented with a $2,000 donation toward new beds for its cancer treatment facility.
Sept. 10, 2015 - Commdoor Aluminum has once again demonstrated its support for the industry by signing on as a Silver Sponsor of Top Glass 2016, Canada's trade event for commercial glaziers, glass fabricators and building designers. Based in Woodbridge, Ont., Commdoor has a long history of steady support for sector groups, including the Ontario Glass and Metal Association. Top Glass takes place April 20 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont.
Aug. 31, 2015 - The 2015 IGMA Fall Technical Conference will feature double duty by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Robert Tenent. He will be giving a lunch presentation covering several topics of importance to the IG industry, as well as hosting attendees at a tour of the NREL laboratories in nearby Golden, Colorado. This state of the art facility has a mission focus on Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Systems Integration. The conference will be held in beautiful downtown Denver, Colorado, at the luxurious and historic Brown Palace Hotel October 5th through 8th.
GlassBuild America returns to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga., on Sept. 16 through 18, with a focus on profit-generating resources and expanded opportunities for the window and door industry through the Dealer Days section of the show. GlassBuild is organized by the National Glass Association and the Window and Door Dealers Alliance.
Aug. 6, 2015 - At GlassBuild America 2015, Messe Düsseldorf will promote glasstec 2016, International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing and Products, to be held from September 20 – 23, 2016 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. At GlassBuild America booth 2519, glasstec 2016 exhibitor and visitor information will be available as well as information on hotel and travel arrangements.
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