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Top Glass sold out, bigger than last time


April 9, 2015
By Patrick Flannery

dscn5104_copy-smallApril 9, 2015 – Top Glass, Canada's conference for the commercial glass
building industry, is less than a week away and all indications point to
an even greater success than last year's inaugural event. Registrations
for the free education day and product expo are strong, with a
threefold increase in participation by architects and building
engineers. The program starts at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 15 at the
International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. Walk-up registration is
available, and parking is free.

April 9, 2015 – Top Glass , Canada's conference for the commercial glass
building industry, is less than a week away and all indications point to
an even greater success than last year's inaugural event. Registrations
for the free education day and product expo are strong, with a
threefold increase in participation by architects and building
engineers. The program starts at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 15 at the
International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. Walk-up registration is
available, and parking is free.

An expanded show floor with 42 exhibitors will feature some new faces,
including the recently merged Patenaude Trempe Van Dalen and Air-Ins
test labs exhibiting as CLEB. Glazing systems giant Kawneer has joined
Top Glass this year, as has Ventex, makers of quality louvers and
backdraft dampers. Once again, Top Glass will be brought to you by its
Gold Sponsors, Tremco and Alumicor.

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The 2015 Top Glass speaker
lineup is attracting a lot of buzz. Sponsored by Erdman Automation and
RavenBrick, attendees will have a chance to hear from top experts at no
charge. Paul Gulletson of CSA Group Built Environment will provide a
sneak peek at the upcoming A500 standard for balcony guards. Stephane
Hoffman of Morrison Hershfield will discuss energy standards and
strategies for meeting them in an AIA/OAA-accredited tale. Ehab Naim
Ibrahim and Hamid Vossoughi of Halsall Associates will talk about the
good, the bad and the ugly of offshore curtain wall in their
presentation endorsed by the Ontario Glass and Metal Association. Louis
Moreau of AGNORA will give attendees the inside scoop on large-format
glass panel fabrication from his perspective at one of the largest
capacity glass fabricators in North America.

The commercial
glass community with honour one of its own at the OGMA's Award of
Excellence presentation, recognizing great glazing by an Ontario
contractor.

"It's great to see Top Glass gaining momentum in its
second year," said Danielle Labrie, show manager. "I encourage everyone
involved with commercial glazing and building envelope design and
construction to take a few hours out of their day on April 15 and join
us. We promise you will learn something."

For more information
topglasscanada.com


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