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Look, Listen, Learn
Glass Expo West™ Offers Educational Opportunities
rchitectural trends, economic updates, best prac- USGlass, USGNN.com and WindoW Film magazine, the
tices for business and much more—these are just event will take place June 1-2, 2017 at the Irvine Marriott.
some of the topics you can learn about when Glass
Here’s a look at what you can expect from this year’s educa-
Expo West™ ’17 returns to Irvine, Calif. Co-sponsored by tional program.(Seminars are tentative and subject to change.)
Thursday, June 1, 2017
– 9:45 a.m.
Glass Industry Economic Update
Is the construction economy beginning to ﬂatten out?
How much will U.S.construction starts advance this year?
What sort of growth can the glass industry anticipate its uses in the marketplace, and how you can position
from the commercial building sector, and how will the your company toward proﬁt through a variety of business
California area fare? This seminar will answer all of these models that incorporate selling large lites.
questions and more, and will highlight future trends.
Speaker: Nick St. Denis, research editor, USGlass magazine.
Friday, June 2, 2017
9 – 10 a.m.
Best Methods to Analyze Compliance
0 – 11 a.m.
Sealants: Limiting Liability and Lowering Costs
A variety of sealants are available for joint sealing in with Emerging Energy Codes
building and construction projects. There is a growing
The Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge
demand in this market, thanks to the higher need for en- has an ongoing initiative that strives to make commercial
ergy-efﬁcient building envelopes and the wide array of and industrial buildings 20 percent more energy efﬁcient
materials. How do you choose products such as adhesives over the next ten years. One way to meet this goal is by
that come at the lowest cost and offer the highest strength? ensuring the compliance of fenestration products with
How do you protect your company in this very litigious emerging energy codes. This seminar will give you the
ﬁeld? Find out at this educational session.
edge on meeting these emerging energy codes.
Speaker: Carl Tompkins, national ﬂat glass sales manager, Speaker: David Warden, LEED green associate and brand
1a.m. – 12 p.m.
manager of enerGfacade, YKK AP America.
10 – 11 a.m.
Getting Leads from the Internet: How It REALLYWorks Managing Millennials
In many cases,your website is the ﬁrst thing consumers
Millennials are addicted to their cell phones and can be
view regarding your business.It gives them the ﬁrst impres- a challenge to attract and retain. At the same time, this
sion of who you are.This seminar will offer top tips you can “disruptive” generation can move the industry and your
put in place to ensure you put your best foot forward online. business forward with their creativity,ingenuity and tech-
Speaker: Chuck Bankoff, director of web services, Kreative nical savvy. It’s time to hear from millennials, and learn
how to work as a cohesive and innovative team.
Speakers: Casey Flores, account executive at Key Commu-
nications Inc. and former editor of WindoW Film and PPF
magazines. Deb Levy, president of Key Communications
Inc. and publisher of several industry publications includ-
– 2 p.m.
Size Matters: Why Jumbo Glass Should Be
a Part of Your Business
Big barely scratches the surface when it comes to de- ing USGlass, AGRR, DWM and WindoW Film magazines.
scribing the glass industry’s latest trend. Whatever you In addition to the seminars, Glass Expo West includes a
call it—big, oversized or jumbo—this glass is the hottest packed trade show as well as social and networking oppor-
and fastest growing design trend among architects and tunities.Visit the event website to learn more and to register.
builders. This session will cover what deﬁnes large glass, ❚❚➤ www.usglassmag.com/gew n
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