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GlassBuild reports positive results

September 26, 2011  By National Glass Association

 September 26, 2011 – With brisk attendance and a busy trade show floor the glass, window and door industry continues to show great resilience during challenging economic times, according to GlassBuild organizers at the National Glass Association.

The event is sponsored by the NGA, the
American Architectural Manufacturers Association, Glass
Association of North America, the Insulating Glass Manufacturers
Alliance and the Bath Enclosure Manufacturers Association,
and was held September 12 to 14 in Atlanta, Ga.

GlassBuild America attracted in more than 6,295 participants to visit
393 exhibiting companies, including 73 first-time suppliers.

“We had so much enthusiasm leading up to the show and it carried
throughout the week. The exhibitor’s booths were quality displays that
attracted many participants, “ stated Denise Sheehan, NGA vice-president of industry events.


With the Glazing Executives Forum in its sixth year, Window and Door
Dealers Forum in its second year, the debut of the Architects
Forum and the three highly attended seminars on Wednesday morning,
GlassBuild America offered extensive variety of educational
opportunities for all segments of the industry.

“Exceptional. No better way to describe the educational programming and
attendee participation at GlassBuild America this year, thanks in
large measure to the volunteer industry leadership and expert speakers
on such topics as best practices, architecture, and evolving
technologies like solar," said David Walker, NGA vice-president of association service.

GlassBuild America 2012 will be held September 12 to 14 in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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