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Reviews&Previews  
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.  
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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
– 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:KevinNash,businessdevelopmentmanager,AGNORA.  
Speaker: Nick St. Denis, research editor, USGlass magazine.  
Friday, June 2, 2017  
9 – 10 a.m.  
Best Methods to Analyze Compliance  
1
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  
Sika Corp.  
1a.m. – 12 p.m.  
manager of enerGfacade, YKK AP America.  
1
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  
WebWorks Inc.  
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-  
1
– 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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Up&Coming  
September 12-14, 2017  
GANA Fall Conference  
Organized by GANA  
Georgia World  
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017 Events  
April 19, 2017  
Glass Expo 2017  
Organized by the Mid-Atlantic  
Glass Association  
Martin’s Crosswinds  
Greenbelt, Md.  
Congress Center  
Atlanta  
More info:  
www.glasswebsite.com  
More info:  
www.midatlanticglass.org/  
glass-expo  
September 12-14, 2017  
GlassBuild America 2017  
Organized by AAMA,  
GANA, IGMA, NGA  
Georgia World  
April 27-29, 2017  
AIA Conference on  
Architecture 2017  
Organized by AIA  
Orange County  
Convention Center  
Orlando, Fla.  
More info: www.aia.org  
Congress Center  
Atlanta  
From rigid line patterns to gradient visual effects,  
the contemporary nature of Metal Network invokes  
a futuristic visual connection.  
More info:  
www.glassbuildamerica.com  
October 3-6, 2017  
Vitrum 2017  
June 1-2, 2017  
Glass Expo West™ 2017  
Co-sponsored by USGlass,  
DWM and WindoW Film  
magazines  
Organized by GIMAV  
Fiera Milano  
Find out more: www.pulpstudio.com/products/metal-network  
Pulp Studio, Inc.  West th Street Gardena, CA   
T: -- F: -- E: sales@pulpstudio.com  
Milan, Italy  
More info:  
www.vitrum-milano.com  
Irvine Marriott  
Irvine, Calif.  
October 4-6, 2017  
Auto Glass Week™  
More info:  
www.usglassmag.com/gew  
Co-Sponsored by AGRR™  
magazine and a number of  
industry organizations.  
Includes the Automotive Glass  
Repair and Replacement  
Competitions.  
June 7-8, 2017  
Glass Connections  
Conference 2017  
Organized by the Canadian  
Glass Association  
Delta Hotels Burnaby  
Conference Center  
Burnaby, BC  
SHOWER HARDWARE  
Murano offers beautiful f nishes that have  
undergone rigorous testing for durability  
including accelerated salt tests. Available  
in the most popular f nishes, Murano offers  
superior quality at extraordinary values.  
West Palm Beach  
Convention Center  
Palm Beach, Fla.  
Visit www.autoglassweek.com  
785/271-0208  
More info: www.canadian  
glassassociation.org  
October 4-6, 2017  
International Window Film  
Conference and Tint-Off™  
Sponsored by  
n  Competitively priced n Ships to any location n Complete kits  
n  Bulk pricing available n Durability tested  
n  Professional packaging  
June 12-14, 2017  
NeoCon 2017  
Organized by The Mart,  
a Vornado Property  
The Mart  
WindoW Film magazine  
West Palm Beach  
Convention Center  
Palm Beach, Fla.  
Chicago  
More info:  
More info: www.neocon.com  
www.windowfilmmag.com/wfct  
June 28-30, 2017  
October 15-18, 2017  
Glass Performance Days 2017 AAMA Fall Conference  
Organized by Glaston  
Tampere Hall  
Tampere, Finland  
More info: www.gpd.fi  
Organized by AAMA  
Hyatt Regency Hotel Greenville  
Greenville, S.C.  
More info: www.aamanet.org  
July 31-August 3, 2017  
IGMA Summer Technical  
Conference  
October 18-20, 2017  
Metalcon 2017  
Hardware Available:  
• 6x6 Handle with  
Washers  
• Glass to Wall Hinge  
Full Plate  
• Beveled Clip  
• 90° Sleeve  
Organized by Metalcon  
Las Vegas Convention Center  
Las Vegas  
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Organized by IGMA  
Sheraton Centre  
• Heavy Duty Glass to  
Wall Hinge - Full Plate  
• 8x8 Handles with  
Washers  
Pivot  
Montreal, Quebec  
More info: www.igmaonline.org www.metalcon.com n  
More info:  
Pivot Adapter Block  
• Glass to Wall Hinge  
Beveled - H Plate  
• 6x6 Square Handle  
• Towel Bar 24“  
Square Clip  
Glass to Glass Hinge  
• Cascade Rolling Door  
Rounded Clip  
To see the full event schedule or add your own  
events, visit www.usglassmag.com/events.php.  
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