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Reviews&Previews  
Local Flavor of GEPN a Plus for Area Businesses  
fter a decade’s absence,  
Glass Expo™ Pacific Northwest  
(GEPN) returned to suburban  
Seattle June 2-3 where it took place  
at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue.  
Hartung said business leads are often  
more meaningful in this type of event  
because of proximity.  
The event also included a number  
of seminars, including presentations  
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Peter Barnhart of Pacific Glass  
Door, located in nearby Mukilto,  
from several USGlass columnists/  
bloggers. Those speakers were Rich-  
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Wash., said he was glad to finally have  
the event back in the area.  
ard Voreis, CEO of Consulting Collab-  
Glass Expo Pacific Northwest offered orative; Lyle Hill, president of Keytech  
It’s a lot easier to get to for a two days of networking and education. North America; Paul Bieber, president  
smaller shop like us, compared to of Bieber Consulting Group; and Chunk  
the national shows farther away,” he USGlass magazine, USGNN.com™ and Bankoff, director of web services for  
said. “It’s a great opportunity to net- the Washington Glass Association.  
work, and to meet with all the vendors Many exhibitors, such as Hartung,  
Kreative Webworks Inc.  
Additional presenters included Brad  
I speak with on the phone all the time located in the Seattle area, were also Glauser of Wausau Window and Wall  
but can never see in person.” able to take advantage of the regional Systems; Carl Tompkins of Sika Corp.;  
The event is co-sponsored by aspect of the show. Rich Porayko of and USGlass publisher Debra Levy. n  
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Up&Coming  
NORTH AMERICAN EVENTS October 5-7, 2016  
Greenbuild Expo 2016  
July 6-9, 2016  
GlassCon Global 2016  
Administered by  
FCA International  
Renaissance Waterfront  
Boston  
Organized by the  
U.S. Green Building Council  
Los Angeles  
Convention Center  
Los Angeles  
More info:  
More info:  
www.greenbuildexpo.org  
www.glassconglobal.com  
October 19-21, 2016  
GlassBuild America 2016  
Organized by AAMA, GANA,  
IGMA, NGA and WDDA  
Las Vegas Convention Center  
Las Vegas  
August 8-10, 2016  
IGMA Summer  
Technical Conference  
Organized by IGMA  
Banff Center  
A bird friendly glass that is barely visible  
The subtlety of the visual markers is an appealing  
proposition for bird safe glass. Markers on the first surface  
are visible to birds but minimally visible to the human eye.  
Banff, Alberta, Canada  
More info:  
www.igmaonline.org  
More info:  
www.glassbuildamerica.com  
August 23-26, 2016  
GANA 2016 Fall Conference  
Organized by GANA  
Crowne Plaza  
INTERNATIONAL EVENTS  
August 14–16, 2016  
AusFenEx16  
Organized by the Australian  
Window Association and the  
Australian Glass and Glazing  
Association  
Gold Coast Convention  
and Exhibition Centre  
Gold Coast, Queensland,  
Australia  
More info:  
www.ausfenex.com.au  
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Kansas City, Mo.  
More info:  
www.glasswebsite.com  
September 13-14, 2016  
2
016 Glass Connections  
Conference  
Organized by the Canadian  
Glass Association  
Westin Ottawa  
Ottawa, Ontario  
More info: www.canadian  
glassassociation.com  
September 20-23, 2016  
glasstec 2016  
Organized by  
September 25–28, 2016  
Messe Dusseldorf  
AAMA National Fall Conference Dusseldorf Fairgrounds  
Organized by AAMA  
Dusseldorf, Germany  
More info:  
www.glasstec-online.com  
Hyatt Regency Savannah  
Savannah, Ga.  
More info: www.aamanet.org  
June 28-30, 2017  
GPD 2017  
October 3-6, 2016  
NFRC Fall meeting  
Organized by NFRC  
Denver, Colo.  
Organized by Glaston  
Tampere Hall  
Tampere, Finland  
More info:  
More info: www.nfrc.org  
www.gpd.fi  
October 5-7, 2016  
Auto Glass Week™  
Sponsored by six industry  
associations  
October 3-6, 2017  
Vitrum 2017  
Organized by GIMAV  
Fiera Milano  
Henry B. Gonzalez  
Convention Center  
San Antonio  
Milan, Italy  
More info:  
More info:  
www.vitrum-milano.com n  
www.autoglassweek.com  
October 5-7, 2016  
International Window Film  
Conference and Tint-Off™  
Sponsored by six industry  
associations  
To see the full event  
schedule or add your  
own events, visit  
www.usglassmag.com/  
events.php.  
Henry B. Gonzalez  
Convention Center  
San Antonio  
More info:  
www.windowfilmmag.com/wfct  
www.usglassmag.com  
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