Events & Shows
March 6, 2014 - For more than a generation, school children have been conditioned to believe that a university degree is the only path to a full and rewarding career.But with Future Building 2014, the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) is hoping to dispel that myth by putting the spotlight on career options in the skilled trades that are available to today’s students.
Jan. 13, 2014 - The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) announced today the speakers during its 2014 Winter Conference, scheduled March 3rd-7th in San Francisco. The combined event will feature informative lunch presentations on several industry technical issues, networking sessions, meetings of several IGMA committees and more.
Dec. 17, 2013 - R+T Turkey opened its doors for the first time at the DNR EXPO grounds in Istanbul and exceeded all expectations. "Approximately 7,000 visitors from all over the world, high-quality exhibitor stands and a wide range of products – our première in Turkey was impressive", agreed Roland Bleinroth, Managing Director of Messe Stuttgart, and the Turkish partner Hakan Gencoglu from Ares Fuarcilik.
Dec. 12, 2013 - Registration is now open for the 2014 IGMA annual conference to be held at the JW Marriott Union Square in San Francisco, Ca., from March 4-7. This event features informative lunch presentations on several industry technical issues, networking sessions, meetings of several IGMA committees and more.
Nov. 15, 2013 - Win-Door 2013 attracted new and old faces from the window and door industry to its three-day expo in downtown Toronto. Slightly fewer exhibitors but slightly larger booths added up to a small overall increase in floor space. Registration was about the same as in 2012, with traffic showing its usual pattern of crowds the first day and relative quiet the second. Exhibitors expressed overall satisfaction, saying the quality of attendees was quite high and they signed many deals.
Nov. 11, 2013 - Canada's trade show for the window and door industry kicks off tomorrow at 5 p.m. at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building. Hundreds of window and door fabricators, distributors and dealers will converge on the downtown location to visit over 100 industry suppliers and take in educational and networking events. Parking is free with your show admission.
Oct. 24, 2013 - Win-Door, taking place Nov. 12 to 14 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, has announced special show rates are available at four nearby hotels: the InterContinental Toronto Centre, the Fairmont Royal York, the Renaissance Toronto Downtown and the Novotel Toronto Centre. To book rooms and receive the show rates, contact the hotels directly. All information is at windoorshow.com/hotels.cfm.
Oct. 17, 2013 - As Canada's only fenestration trade show that's owned by the industry, and run for the industry, Win-Door delivers “must-attend” benefits for all professionals in the industry. Attendees can register and plan their visits to get the maximum benefit from their time. All exhibitors are listed at www.windoorshow.com. To create a plan, visitors simply check off all the key exhibitors they want to see and print out their own custom show itinerary. Attendees can also plan to bring staff and associates to the seminars and events organized by Fenestration Canada.
Oct. 8, 2013 - The HomeBuilder and Renovator Expo is an event for residential construction professionals responsible for design, construction, and renovation of residential buildings. In preparation of its 16th annual show, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo has introduced a new website. Visitors can get up-to-date information on over 1050 exhibits, 450 speakers, 200 seminars and live demonstrations. HomeBuilder and Renovator Expo promises a unique once-a-year opportunity and a considerable amount of information, all in one place at one time. Attendees can make valuable contacts and learn about new products, innovations, and market opportunities for 2014.
Sept. 5, 2013 – Fenestration BC will host a half-day workshop for door pre-hangers Sept. 10 from 11:30 to 4:00 at the Sheraton Guildford, 15269 - 104th Avenue, Surrey, B.C., discussing upcoming changes to the BC Building Code. The grace period for the application of NAFS-08 under Part 9 of the BC Building Code will expire on Dec. 19. This meant that windows, doors and skylights installed before Dec. 20 may conform to the 2006 code or to the 2012 code. Fenestration products installed on or after December 20 must conform to the 2012 code and with NAFS-08. The extension does not apply to Part 5 buildings.
Aug. 21, 2013–New highlights and innovations – that's what exhibitors and visitors can look forward to at R+T 2015 in Stuttgart. Four hundred exhibitors have already registered to date while waiting lists are being created in some areas. “Around 75 per cent of our total exhibition area is already booked up," said Sebastian Schmid, R+T project manager, describing the impressive response from exhibitors. Messe Stuttgart is currently honing the accompanying programme for the grand event: 50 Years of R+T in Stuttgart.
Aug. 15, 2013–AMI's Profiles 2014 has been confirmed for June 24 to 25 at the Hotel Sofitel in Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pa. The event will focus on the window, door, decking fence and siding profile industry, that will put you face to face with key players in the industry.
May 21, 2013 - Fenestration Canada second vice-president Al Dueck has provided this overview of the St. John's area in anticipation of FC's 2013 annual meeting, taking place there May 30 - June 1.
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