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Aug. 3, 2017 - Fenestration Manitoba is inviting submissions for educational presentations at FenCon18. The second edition of FenCon will take place March 1 at the Victoria Hotel and Convention Centre in Winnipeg. FenCon is a one-day educational and networking event for the window and door industry.
After 10 years of impressive growth in Europe and requests from the industry to expand into the US market, AMI Plastics is pleased to announce the launch of the first US edition of PVC Formulation. This new conference will take place on February 27-28, 2018 at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center, in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Dan Darcy of Dan Darcy Associates has announced he has made donations of $715 and $500 to Feed Nova Scotia on behalf of Fenestration Canada and its management group, Zzeem, respectively. The Fenestration Canada donation was collected at the association's annual general meeting in June.
July 20, 2017 - FENBC has been listening. This year our annual conference has some changes.
Fenestration Canada’s trip to Halifax May 30 through June 2 generated significant excitement and interest for the industry, attracting about 170 delegates from across the country to the Westin Nova Scotian on the harbourfront.
I am honoured and pleased to serve as president of Fenestration Canada for the upcoming year. Change is in the air both locally, regionally and federally and we know the next few years will be very challenging for the fenestration industry. Fenestration Canada is committed to closely monitoring potential changes that will impact our members.
June 23, 2017 - The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) invited Michael Collins, Building Industry Advisors, to address those at the 2017 AAMA Summer Conference about both the challenges and opportunities facing the industry in the wake of the new Trump administration. Collins gave a forecast on how Trump's influence on matters such as immigration, China trade, health care and other big news topics could have on the industry.
June 23, 2017 - The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) hosted Chip Gentry, founding member of Call & Gentry Law Group, to advise those at the conference about the important role of both proper installation and good insurance when it comes to avoiding litigation.
The Siding and Window and Door Association of Canada has been helping members, especially in Ontario, meet their legal requirement to provide working-at-heights training to employees who work more than six feet off the ground. The one-day course is provided by a certified third party, on demand, at your location.
Fenestration Manitoba has moved the date of its 25th annual golf tournament to Sept. 19. The event was previously scheduled for June 22.
Steve Alward, product manager at Atlantic Windows, was given the first-ever President's Award for outstanding contribution to Fenestration Canada at the association's Annual General Meeting on June 2 in Halifax, N.S. Outgoing president Allan Doyle of Global Windows presented the award.
Fenestration Canada's trip to Halifax May 30 through June 2 generated significant excitement and interest for the industry, attracting about 170 delegates from across the country to the Westin Nova Scotian on the harbourfront. The week began with a tour of Atlantic Windows in Port Elgin, N.B. – about two hours away – then moved through two days of committee and board meetings with social events in the evenings. Friday was the big day with education sessions and panels culminating in the President's Dinner and presentation of the C.P. Loewen Award and the new President's Award.
June 2, 2017 - Fenestration Canada appointed a new board of directors at its Annual General Meeting in Halifax, N.S., on June 1. Directors are elected by the membership in a general vote.
May 16, 2017 - Registration for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2017 AAMA Summer Conference in Newport, Rhode Island, is open, so those in the industry are encouraged to grab a spot at the popular event now. Early bird rates are available until Sun., May 28, and the conference takes place June 18-21.
They say perception is reality so perhaps its suitable that 2017 is recognized as the 25th anniversary event of the annual Manitoba window and door industry golf event – with a slight twist.  One of the most knowledgeable individuals on the topic, Roland Toker, advises that the very first Manitoba Window and Door Golf event was held in 1991.
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