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by Katherine Coig  
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DEBRA LEVY  
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TARA TAFFERA  
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KATHERINE COIG  
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JORDAN SCOTT  
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Editor  
Contributing  
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ArtDirector/  
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ArtDirector  
SAUNDRA HUTCHISON  
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A Group Effort  
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Marketing  
Director  
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of Events  
ERIN HARRIS  
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HOLLY BILLER, VICE PRESIDENT  
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TINA CZAR  
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TRICIA LOPEZ  
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ere I am on Saturday after- adage. It’s no secret the window  
noon, coming to you from seat film industry is shrouded with fierce  
Competition  
Coordinator  
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25E, as I make my way back competition in local markets, as  
to Virginia from West Palm Beach, Mike Feldman, columnist for WINDOW  
Fla., home of the 2017 International FILM magazine, pointed out in his  
Window Film Conference and Tint- September/October column Dr. of  
Video  
CHRIS BUNN  
Producer  
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Web  
Developer  
Customer  
Relations  
Manager  
BRYAN HOVEY  
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JANEEN MULLIGAN  
jmulligan@glass.com  
Off™ (WFCT).  
Tintology. At WFCT, learning  
from others in the industry  
who might be considered your  
competitor in a different set-  
ting is part of what makes  
this event so unique. You may  
think I’m biased, so let’s hear  
As I reflect on the events  
that took place over those few  
days, I think we can all agree  
WFCT is an overwhelming  
experience. How often can you  
say you spent the week with  
ADVERTISING OFFICES  
Midwest  
LISA NAUGLE  
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Phone 312/850-0899  
Fax 312/277-2912  
JOSH LENTZ  
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Phone 360/563-4936  
Fax 888/786-8777  
North East &  
Canada  
some of your oldest, and possibly it from one of your own:  
newest, friends in the industry watch-  
“… Just wanted to let you know  
ing heated competitions, attending I had a great time competing and  
industry events and probably having hanging out with the best win-  
a drink or two? Or at least that was dow tinters the world has to offer.  
the consensus among several attend- Coming from the guy that knew  
Southeast  
SCOTT RICKLES  
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Phone 770/664-4567  
Fax 770/740-1399  
JOSH LENTZ  
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West Coast  
ees I spoke with.  
nobody… I think [you all] chose the  
Phone 360/563-4936  
Fax 888/786-8777  
No matter what you came as— best choice for the automotive 1st  
dealer, installer, competitor, manufac- place winner … I learned a lot this  
turer, spectator—I hope you walked week and made some lifetime fam-  
away with fresh ideas or new tech- ily as well,” a first-time competitor  
niques to implement into your busi- wrote in an email to Tricia Lopez,  
ness, either learned from attending WFCT’s competition coordinator.  
Europe  
PATRICK CONNOLLY  
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CASEY FLORES  
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one of the educational programs or  
possibly from watching competitors ing to grow your business or a top  
during the Tint-Off™. dealer seeking marketing advice and  
Whether you’re a small dealer look-  
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However, there was one thing that diversification, there’s something for  
stood out to me the most as I made everyone at WFCT, and the industry  
my way through the exhibition floor. is stronger for it.  
DEBRA LEVY  
540/720-5584, ext. 111;  
fax: 540/720-5687  
deb@glass.com  
As often as I heard how much people  
If you weren’t able to attend this  
A PUBLICATION FOR  
enjoy and look forward to the educa- year, I can’t say you didn’t miss out,  
tional seminars and keynote speak- but you can find the first part of our  
ers, it seems the opportunity for peer- show coverage on page 14. Hopefully,  
THE ENTIRE FILM INDUSTRY  
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to-peer networking is unrivaled.  
I’ll see some new and old faces at  
They say win or lose, competi- next year’s show in San Antonio,  
tion makes you stronger, and WFCT September 27-29, 2018. I look forward  
may be the poster child for that to seeing you there.  
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