Organized by the National Glass Association, along with partner organizations
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association, the Glass Association of North America, the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance and the Bath Enclosure Manufacturers Association, GlassBuild America offers a united and comprehensive audience not found anywhere else. Take your business to the next level at GlassBuild America 2009!
Meet with more than 9,000 industry professionals
Decision makers from all facets of the glass, window, and door industries, from companies targeting the commercial and architectural markets, to manufacturers focusing on products for residential construction and remodeling attend GlassBuild America.
Nearly 200,000 net square feet of exhibit space
This all-encompassing show features exhibits covering the broad spectrum of the glass, window and door industries. Exhibits include: glass processing equipment, window and door manufacturing equipment, and the latest technologies for all types of glass and fenestration products. Industry Leaders—GlassBuild America is the onlyshow produced in conjunction with the industry’s leading publications—Glass Magazine and Window & Door—and the industry’s major trade associations—NGA, AAMA, GANA, IGMA and BEMA.
National Glass Association (NGA)
Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association is the largest trade association representing the flat (architectural) and auto glass industries. Based outside Washington, DC, and representing more than 3,000 member companies and locations, NGA offers certification, education and training, including MyGlassClass.com – a state-of-the-art online training resource. NGA publishes the industry’s leading trade magazines: Glass Magazine® and Window & Door®; and e-newsletters: e-glass weekly™, WDweekly™, and For Technicians Only™ e-bulletin. In addition, NGA serves the industry and general public with its Web sites: glass.org, GlassBuildAmerica.com, GlassMagazine.com, WindowandDoor.com, and MyAutoGlass.org. NGA also hosts the industry’s premier annual trade event: GlassBuild America®: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. For more information on NGA, visit Glass, Window & Door Expo. For more information on NGA, visit www.glass.org.
Glass Association of North America (GANA)
Based in Topeka, KS, the Glass Association of North America (GANA) is made up of seven divisions: Building Envelope Contractors, Decorative, Flat Glass Manufacturing, Insulating, Laminating, Mirror and Tempering. GANA offers a wide variety of publications for the flat glass industry, including the GANA Glazing Manual, Laminated Glazing Reference Manual and the Project Managers Reference Manual. Additionally, GANA sponsors the annual Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, as well as Glass Week, and provides a series of educational seminars and programs. For more information on GANA, visit www.glasswebsite.com.
American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA)
Based in Schaumburg, IL, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is the leading trade association for the North American fenestration industry. AAMA’s member companies include manufacturers and suppliers of windows, doors, skylights, curtain wall, storefronts and related materials and components for the residential and commercial markets. Focusing on both technical and marketing services, AAMA’s activities include standards development, product certification, market research and educational programs for the fenestration industry. For more information on AAMA, visit www.aamanet.org.
Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA)
Based both in the United States and Canada, the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance is a North American association of insulating glass manufacturers, suppliers of component materials, and other industry-related professionals. IGMA is dedicated to upgrading product performance by promoting awareness of technological developments in the industry through educational events, technical publications and certification. For more information on IGMA, visit www.igmaonline.org.
Bath Enclosure Manufacturers Association (BEMA)
The Bath Enclosure Manufacturers Association is a collaborative, international glass and glazing industry organization committed to the advancement of the manufacture, promotion, sale and safe installation of tub and shower enclosures. Based in Topeka, KS, BEMA was founded in 1992 and represents industry manufacturers, suppliers and dealers with a focus on consumer awareness. For more information on BEMA, visit www.bathenclosures.org.
Future Dates and Locations:
2010 September 14 - 16 (Tue-Thu), Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
2011 September 7 - 9 (Wed-Fri), Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA
2012 September 12 - 14 (Wed-Fri), Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
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