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Polyclose 2016
Flanders Expo, Ghent / Belgium
14-16 Jan 2016
Every two years, the hundreds of exhibitors from dozens of countries do everything to make Polyclose in Ghent / Belgium into a fully-fledged trade fair. Since its first edition in 1991, Polyclose has in the meantime become the largest event in the Benelux in the area of window, door, sun-blind, façade and entrance technology. Polyclose stands for everything which opens and closes and offers an overview of all moving elements on and in the façade including gates and fences. The range is extensive but perfectly coordinated with each other. Furthermore, you will find here in Ghent the very latest trends, the most fascinating innovations and the biggest market players.

Architectural Glass Kiev 2016
KievExpoPlaza, Kiev, Ukraine
19-21 Jan 2016!/primus-architectural-glass-2015
Architectural Glass is an international specialized exhibition on architectural and structural glass, glass production and processing machinery as well as glass accessories and raw materials. It is the largest trade fair of its kind in Ukraine and Eastern Europe and one of the leading European exhibitions in the areas of transluecent products and services. Architectural Glass presents a wide range of products from traditional materials to modern technologies and attracts architects, designers, engineers, consumers and manufacturers from Ukraine and abroad. The trade fair is accompanied by various seminars, conferences and the international congress Architectural Glass: Manufacturing and Application. The Architectural Glass will take place on 3 days from Tuesday, 19. January to Thursday, 21. January 2016 in Kiev.

3rd Glass & Aluminum Middle East 2016
Cairo - Egypt
18-20 Feb 2016
Glass & Aluminum Middle East showcases the broadest range of glass and aluminum products, embracing all aspects of the glass, aluminum and window industries. Exhibitors include leading wholesalers, manufacturers, processors and convertors of aluminum products, as well as all services related to glass application. The show includes a focus on energy efficient solutions, the rapid growth of laminated glass and the role of double-glazing.

Baku, Azerbaijan
1-2 Mar 2016
BAKU GLASS 2016: for the first time, international experts, solution providers, product suppliers, professionals and decision makers from the glass manufacturing and processing industries will have the chance to meet in the capital city of Azerbaijan for a two-day event exclusively dedicated to doing business and discussing the latest technical advances in the glass sector. As well as being the seat of government, Baku is the largest city on the Caspian Sea and stands at the heart of the Caucasus, a vast region on the border between Europe and Asia.

Istanbul, Turkey
9-12 Mar 2016
ISTANBUL WINDOW-16th International Window, Window Shade, Facade Systems and Accessories, Profile, Production Technologies and Machinery, Insulation Materials, Raw Materials and Auxiliary Products Fair (, GLASSEXPO ISTANBUL - 5th Glass Products and Applications, Production-Processing Technologies and Machinery, Auxiliary Products and Chemicals Fair ( and DOOREXPO ISTANBUL-7th International Door, Shutter, Lock, Panel, Board, Partition Systems and Accessories Fair ( will be organized concurrently by Tuyap Industry Fairs Organization Inc. between March 11-14, 2015 at TUYAP Fair, Congress and Convention Center, Buyukcekmece, Istanbul, Turkey. The exhibitions were attended by 679 company and company representatives from 24 countries and have hosted 53.835 professional visitors from 99 countries in 2014.

Innovative Glazing Global Summit
Berlin, Germany
10-11 Mar 2016
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Innovative Glazing Global Summit that will take place on 10-11 March 2016 in Berlin, Germany. This summit is designed to enable participants to learn about the latest innovative glazing solutions, sustainability, future trends & technological developments within the architecture, glass manufacturing, automotive, plastics and chemical industries. The summit will provide insight into key issues and trending topics within the area of glazing, and it will offer participants an excellent platform to gain further knowledge from other professionals during the networking breaks.

GPD Learning Event
Tüyap Exhibition Center Istanbul, Turkey
10-10 Mar 2016
GPD NAVI in conjunction with the Glass Expo Istanbul repeats it success formula from 2015 by hosting a special seminar dedicated to the design, energy effi ciency and quality of glazing solutions under the heading The Art of Modern Architectural Glass Applications. The event is organized by GPD and the Glass Innovation Institute under the sponsorship of the speaker companies and the REED TUYAP Organization. The success from 2015 and the fruitful interaction and mutual benefi t between GPD and the REED TUYAP has inspired the parties to conclude a special sponsorship agreement whereby Window, Glass and Door Expo fairs participants are offered complimentary free-of-charge participation in GPD 2016 courtesy of REED TUYAP. This enables visitors to the largest meeting platform of its kind in Eurasia to take maximum advantage of their time-use in connection with the event.

Nürnberg, Germany
16-19 Mar 2016
fensterbau/frontale in Nürnberg is Europe´s leading worldwide trade fair for windows, doors and facades, the related technologies, components and prefabricated units and the associated range of machinery and services. The over 1,200 exhibitors and well over 100,000 trade visitors at this combined exhibition with HOLZ-HANDWERK offer a unique industry platform.

Glass TEXpo™ 2016
San Antonio, Texas
8-9 Apr 2016
The 2016 edition of Glass TEXpo™, a 19-year-old biennial event, rolls back to San Antonio to focus on education, innovation and success! The event will be held April 8-9 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio and Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and will bring qualified customers and prospects together to view the latest products and services in the industry.

China Glass 2016
Shanghai, China
11-14 Apr 2016
The 27th China International Glass Industrial Technical Exhibition (China Glass 2016) organized by Chinese Ceramic Society and contracted by Zhonggui Exhibition Co., Ltd. will be held at Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre on 11-14 April 2016 and will occupy 7 halls.

The Fabricator Installer Trade (FIT) Show 2016
The International Centre, Telford, UK
12-14 Apr 2016
The FIT Show is the primary focus for the UK window, door and conservatory industry. Forging a bridge between the manufacturers and distributors of products, components and services and the companies and individuals that fabricate and install them.

Glass & Aluminum Saudi Arabia
Riyadh International Exhib. Center- Saudi Arabia
1-4 May 2016
Glass & Aluminum Saudi Arabia – the GULF´s largest innovation marketplace Following the next decade of multi-billion dollar investments in the GCC’s construction sector with the centralization of the top projects in Saudi Arabia, Glass & Aluminum Saudi Arabia plays a big role to open this promising market in front of the international leaders to meet the needs and expectations of the industry. It provides excellent opportunity for exhibitors to establish new links and increase their market share in the region. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with its massive infrastructure and social housing schemes and the plans to boost tourism and consequently stepping up construction across its hospitality sector, is undoubtedly the largest market fenestration in the GCC and glass & aluminium usage, accounting 51% of holding the largest shares of the lucrative projects. Exhibiting at Glass & Aluminum Saudi Arabia will put your company’s offering in front of thousands of key decision-makers with the industry value chain to grow your business today, tomorrow and for many years ahead.

Glassman Middle East Conference 2016
Abu Dhabi, UAE
10-11 May 2016
Glassman Middle East is an international exhibition and conference for the hollow glass manufacturing industry. This niche event brings together international experts, glass container manufacturers and businesses that use glass containers to discover the latest innovations which include energy efficiency, quality control, packaging, logistics and decorative possibilities. Brought to you by the publishers of Glass International, this event is the perfect opportunity to increase your presence in the market, benefit from associated PR, position yourselves as experts in your field and network with essential business contacts all around the world.

Glass Focus 2016
Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh
12-12 May 2016
We’re excited to be holding our 2016 conference and awards dinner at Dynamic Earth – an iconic structure on the grounds of an old brewery bottling plant in the Holyrood area of the city. Dynamic Earth is a five-star visitor attraction that was a catalyst for the economic regeneration of the Holyrood area. It tells the story of our planet: how it works, how life has evolved in different environments and the future challenges faced by the Earth. It’s a perfect backdrop for Glass Focus 2016 – which will shape and stimulate a vision for the future of glass – the material and industry. We’ll demonstrate that glass can adapt to and thrive on the demands of the future – continuing to play a crucial role in our technological development, economy and everyday lives.

Windorex + Glass & Aluminium Oman
Oman International Exhibition Centre, Muscat, Sult
17-19 May 2016
Windorex Oman is a comprehensive gathering place for the windows, doors, glass, aluminium industries in conjunction with facades and sun protection systems in the region. The growth of local and international investments in the construction sector has triggered a demand for fenestration and allied products in the sultanate.

Expocentre, Moscow
6-9 Jun 2016
18th international exhibition for Glass Products, Manufacturing, Processing and Finishing Technology - Participants in the MIR STEKLA Exhibition are Russian and overseas companies engaged in glass production and processing, manufacturing of equipment, tools, spare parts, and measuring and control equipment for the glass industry as well as in engineering and consulting. The MIR STEKLA Exhibition also presents a tight schedule of related events that include B2B discussions, lectures, seminars, conferences, round-tables and contests. The programme of accompanying events is elaborated jointly by the leading branch corporations and associations. Basic thematic sectors - Glass production - Glass processing - Glassware - Auxiliary equipment and tools - Art and decorative glass, stained glass - Test and control and regulating equipment - Research and developments in the glass industry

Glass South America
Transamerica Expo Center, in São Paulo, Brasil
8-10 Jun 2016
Glass South America is focuses on the production chain of flat glass innovations. With a focus on technology and design for the industries of construction, architecture, furniture and automotive, the show exposes the very best in glass, machinery, equipment and supplies applications.

GAS Conference 2016
The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, USA
9-11 Jun 2016
The Board of the Glass Art Society is proud to announce that the GAS Conference will be returning to Corning.The Corning Museum of Glass will host, and conference participants will experience the museum’s new Contemporary Art + Design Wing, including a 26,000-square-foot light-filled gallery plus an expansive, state-of-the-art Amphitheater Hotshop. In addition to the excellent content that GAS strives to deliver at all of our conferences, participants will have the opportunity to experience and study the world’s foremost glass collection, explore the extensive holdings of the Rakow Research Library and enjoy historic Corning’s long tradition of glassmaking. The 2016 GAS Conference offers a comprehensive opportunity to expand your understanding of the story of glass. Create your own context for the future of glassmaking with your fellow artists, collectors, manufacturers, scientists, experts, and students at the 2016 GAS Conference in Corning, NY! We are now accepting proposals for conference presentations including lectures, demonstrations, lec-mos, and panel discussions. GAS invites you to submit presentation ideas that will best highlight the theme, Creating Context: Glass in a New Light.

ICCG11 Int.Conf. on Coatings on Glass and Plastics
Braunschweig, Germany
13-16 Jun 2016
Following the first 10 successful ICCG meetings, the 11th ICCG conference will be organized in Braunschweig, Germany, again. The focus of the conference is to bring together scientists, technologists, practitioners and manager from universities, research institutes, coating manufacturers, material and equipment suppliers and user industries to discuss the latest developments in the field of large-area glass and plastic coatings.

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
14-16 Aug 2016
In 2016, the Australian Window Association (AWA) joins forces with the Australian Glass and Glazing Association (AGGA) to facilitate AusFenEx16: the largest gathering of fenestration, glass and glazing professionals in the Asia Pacific region. The Australian Glass and Glazing Association’s (AGGA) National Conference and Trade Show, Glass Australia, and the Australian Window Association’s (AWA) National Conference and Exhibition, Fenestration Australia, have traditionally provided a forum for their respective memberships and industry leaders to present their projects and research, exchange ideas, and interact with their colleagues and industry counterparts. These events have also provided an excellent opportunity to network and promote industry products and services. The combined conference, AusFenEx16 will attract more than 700 delegates from Australia and overseas - comprising of window and door manufacturers, glass processors, glaziers, skylight manufacturers, aluminium surface finishers, industry suppliers, local and federal Government departments and other industry associations.

ESG2016/SGT100 Centenary Conference
Sheffield University, Sheffield, UK
5-9 Sep 2016
In 2016 we finally hit the 100th year of the SGT and will be doing this where we began in Sheffield, (5-9th Sept) at Sheffield University, and hosting the 13th ESG annual conference also. We intend to celebrate this is style and our conference dinner will be held in Sheffield City Cathedral, amongst the beautiful windows right in the centre of our beautiful city.

Windows, Doors & Facades 2016
Dubai World Trade Centre-United Arab Emirates
18-20 Sep 2016
It is the central meeting place for global manufacturers and distributors of window and door products to network and do business in one place, at one time.

glasstec 2016
Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre, Düsseldorf-Germany
20-23 Sep 2016
glasstec is the world’s leading trade fair for the glass industry and its suppliers and will be held at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre from 20 to 23 September 2016. glasstec 2016 is a must for professionals in mechanical engineering, industry, architecture, the trade sector and solar power. Its wide-ranging additional programme includes special shows and conferences, providing added value for all visitors. The main highlight of the trade fair will be the special show Glass Technology Live. Information about the trade fair is available at the following web address: Exhibitors can register for glasstec directly via You can also use our glasstec 2016 press portal at

Conference on Glass Problems
Columbus, Ohio
8-11 Oct 2016
Hosted November 7–10, 2016 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the 77th Conference on Glass Problems is the largest glass manufacturing conference in North America, attracting glass manufacturers and suppliers worldwide to exchange innovations and solutions. The conference provides 35 hours of technical education through expert lectures, panel discussions, and focused courses on topics, including glass melting, refractories, process control, emissions, and raw materials.

GlassBuild America 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada
19-21 Oct 2016
This is where the Glass, Window and Door industries meet! The largest annual trade show in North America held each fall. Products, Networking & Education.

Ifema - Feria de Madrid, Spain
25-28 Oct 2016
International Trade Show Window, Facade & Sun Protection Systems - The four trade fairs will bring together more than 1,200 companies and 60,000 professionals from the sectors of engineering, industry, automation, construction, architecture, infrastructure, town planning, and the tertiary sector, in one of the main events in Europe. IFEMA is bringing together its main events related to the world of construction and the industry of electrical and electronic solutions with the aim of giving complete coverage to the whole building, construction and industrialisation cycle, linking together and boosting sectoral synergies under the concept “Madrid ePower & Building Innovation Show”

GLASS Industry Fair
Poznan, Poland
16-19 Nov 2016
GLASS Industry Fair, Poznań 16-19.11.2016 - INVITATION to Register by 24 JUNE 2016 and take advantage of preferential prices!

Zak Expo
MMRDA Exibition Centre, Mumbai, India
2-4 Dec 2016
Zak Glass Technology is the most important event for the glass industry in India and South-Asia. Zak Glass Technology is India´s and South-Asia´s leading fair for glass and glazing technologies. As the most important communication platform for the glass industry, Zak Glass Technology provides you with everything that a special fair has to offer. It has established itself as an ideal place to find new, innovative and exciting products related to the glass industry. Zak Glass Technology has presented glass products, machinery, components and systems from its beginning in the year 2003 on. The show has grown continuously during the last few years and - with 220 exhibitors and represented companies - has become the largest and leading show of its kind in India and South-Asia. The growth of the show has coincided with the growth of the glass industry in India. It is a not-to-be-missed opportunity if you want to be seen. The show is held alternatively in Mumbai and New Delhi every year to maximize each regions potential.

Cuba Glass 2016
La Habana, Cuba
6-7 Dec 2016
Following the end of the embargo, Cuba is starting to open up to modernization and development in all sectors from basic necessities to infrastructure, services to construction. Glass is certain to be at the forefront of Cuba’s development – just think how many square meters of glass will go into modernizing and expanding tourist facilities, shops and offices, private and public housing. According to a recent survey, pharmaceuticals and the supply chain for alcoholic and soft drinks are amongst the most promising sectors. Cuba Glass offers exciting opportunities for investors and developers to network and meet the very people who need to renew and modernize. Much of the country’s machinery and technology is obsolete and requires complete renovation or replacement. According to IMF estimates, the island has incredible potential: it is now moving towards new investments involving foreign capital and will soon start producing goods locally. Cuba glass is a real opportunity explore this great potential for business. The event includes: Visits to local glassworks Workshops and presentations Visitor data available to all participating companies Dedicated meeting rooms Sponsorship opportunities