Oct. 9, 2019 - Glass was a large focus among the topics addressed during the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Fall Conference, which incorporated speakers from the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA). During the summer, the memberships of AAMA and IGMA both voted to proceed with combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA), beginning Jan. 1, 2020. The IGMA speakers took center stage to inform those at the conference about the effect hurricanes have on insulating glass unit performance, as well as how to wash and cut glass and how to conduct a frost point test.
Winnipeg is blessed with a rich pool of design talents. This creativity is annually displayed and publicly engaged by the Winnipeg Design Festival, under the auspices of Storefront MB. The 2019 event was spearheaded by Jae-Sung Chon,a member of the University of Manitoba’s faculty of architecture and the director of STUFF (Studio for Transformative Urban Forms and Fields). Ben Waldman of the Winnipeg Free Press noted that “Winnipeg Design Festival turns city into a 'living laboratory' for cutting-edge creativity.”
Sept. 25, 2019 - The glass and fenestration industries convened in Atlanta last week for the largest GlassBuild America in Atlanta in recent years. The essential industry trade show drew 8,200 enthusiastic attendees to a 187,000-net-square-foot exhibit floor with more than 420 exhibitors demonstrating the latest in industry innovations.
Sept. 23, 2019 - The Fenestration Association of BC has added more information on one of the conference sessionsto the FENBC Industry Conference agenda.
Fenestration Canada will host a reception for Canadian GlassBuild attendees on the evening of Sept. 18 at the show in Atlanta. The Canadian Mixer will take place at the Omni Hotel in the Pecan Room, North Tower, at 5 p.m. after the show ends for the day. Tickets will be available at the Fenestration Canada booth, 3919, at any time during the show.
The entire glass and fenestration industry supply chain comes together for three days of education, business building, and new products. Presented by the National Glass Association (NGA), with industry sponsors American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), GlassBuild is your industry on display, in action. GlassBuild America is the only national glass and fenestration trade show in the Americas, ranked 117th of the top 250 trade shows in the entire United States. That’s 450 exhibitors in 180,000 square feet -- Three days to improve your business for the next 362.
Aug. 27, 2019 - Now every two years, the Industry Pioneer award recognizes those who have lead the charge through their leadership, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.
Fenestration Canada will launch a new podcast series Aug. 28 designed to inform and entertain the Canadian window and door industry through conversations with prominent industry leaders. The podcast will be called Fenestration in Canada. Hosted by Fenestration Canada executive director, Stephane Labelle, and Fenestration Review editor, Patrick Flannery, the under-one-hour discussions will give listeners familiarity with the careers, business approach and perspective on current issues of some of Canada's most successful window and door professionals.
FenCon20, a conference focused on educational and inspirational seminars and sessions on window and door manufacturing, will be happening for a fourth year following excellent growth of some 50% in attendance in 2019. The timing of the event will spring forward to a mid May date, ensuring there are a reduced number of conflicts in a variety of other activities in the industry in Canada, the US as well as Europe.
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