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Win-Door the place to meet and learn

Window and door fabricators gather Nov. 6 to 8 in Toronto.

October 22, 2012  By glass Canada

Win-Door returns Nov. 6 to 8 to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre with
a full slate of 110 exhibitors and an educational program that seems to
get stronger every year.

Win-Door returns Nov. 6 to 8 to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre with a full slate of 110 exhibitors and an educational program that seems to get stronger every year. The 2012 edition is going to be louder than ever with Air-Ins demonstrating its air infiltration tests using a Pratt and Whitney DC-6 aircraft engine.

Fenestration Canada will induct new members into its elite Pioneers hall of fame at Win-Door.
The ceremony will be followed by a dinner. 


Tuesday, Nov. 6
7 a.m. – 2 p.m.    Fenestration Canada Board Meeting
8 a.m. – noon    “Going Global Export” by the Wood Manufacturing Council
2 – 3 p.m.    Partners Promoting Window and Balcony Safety Meeting
2:45 – 4:45 p.m.    “The SAWDAC Fenestration Installation Technician Program”
– an update on the new installation training program by the Siding And Window Dealers Association of Canada
5 – 8 p.m.    Show floor opens


Wednesday, Nov. 7
11 a.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m.    Air-Ins testing demonstrations
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.    “How to Grow Your Business in the New World of Social Media” by Scott Wilson, president of
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.    Show floor opens
11 a.m. – noon    “Update on Building Codes” by Jeff Baker, J.F. Kogovsek and a code official (bilingual presentation)
11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.    Lunch in the meeting centre
Noon    Jim Parker Booth Award
2:30 – 3:45 p.m.    “Preventing Glass Handling Injuries” by Mike Burk of Quanex
3 – 4 p.m.    Win-Door Show Committee Meeting
5 – 6 p.m.    “Pioneers of the Industry” presentation
6 – 8 p.m.    Pioneers reception and dinner

Thursday, Nov. 8
11 a.m.  & 2 p.m.    Air-Ins testing demonstrations
9 – 9:30 a.m.    Fenestration Canada Fall Meeting
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.    “The Power Hour” – Economic forecast by Peter Norman Altus Group
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.    Show floor opens
11 – 12 a.m.    “Update on Energy Codes and Energy Star” by Jeff Baker, J.F. Kogovsek and Steve Hopwood of Natural Resources Canada
1 – 5 p.m.    Energy Efficiency Fenestration Steering Committee – Steve Hopwood and Jeff Baker
1:30 – 2:15 p.m.    “Access to Public Financing” by Joe Edl, president of TS

This edition of Win-Door coincides with Fenestration Canada’s 45th birthday, and the association will be marking the occasion with some special presentations. The induction of new Pioneers will be a highlight as industry leaders familiar to everyone will be recognized for their years of good work. Also, Fenestration Canada will join Toronto Emergency Medical Services to present a $5,000 cheque to the Wellness Centre for Spinal Cord Recovery. The money will help fund the addition of an electrical stimulation machine to the Centre, which will be useful in treating victims of falls from windows and balconies.

Blocks of rooms with special rates are available at the Win-Door partner hotels: InterContinental Toronto Centre, Fairmont Royal York and Renaissance Toronto Downtown. Attendees are encouraged to book by contacting the hotel of their choice.

Full coverage of Win-Door 2012 with floor plans, exhibitor listings and exhibitor product previews will appear in Fenestration Review, Canada’s annual magazine for the residential window and door industry, mailing to Glass Canada readers in mid-October.

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