GlassBuild America® Again Ranked Among Top 250 U.S. Trade Shows

North America’s largest glass, window and door show No. 176 despite the challenging economyVIENNA, VA (May 18, 2012) -- GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo® was listed among the Top 250 trade shows in the United States in 2011 by Tarsus Group’s Trade Show News Network (TSNN).

GlassBuild America came in at No. 176 on the list, which is based on net square footage data supplied by show management to TSNN.

“We’re pleased that GlassBuild America continues to remain among the nation’s, and the world’s, biggest trade shows, in spite of the tough economic times,” said Denise Sheehan, Vice President of NGA Industry Events. “Every year, we add new features to the exhibition to keep it fresh for show attendees and to provide new avenues for exhibitors to showcase their products and services.”

GlassBuild America 2012 will be held September 12–14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. It will again serve as the most important annual gathering of North American glass industry professionals. The show will feature more than 120,000 square feet of exhibit space, over 350 exhibiting companies, industry leading forums, seminars and expert panel presentations, the popular Innovative Product Pavilion, and several of the industry’s most respected speakers.

The complete TSNN Top 250 Trade Show rankings can be found at

For more information on GlassBuild America, visit

About the NGA

Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association is the largest trade association representing the architectural glass and window and door industries. Based outside Washington, DC, and representing nearly 2,200 member companies and locations, NGA offers education and training, including and NGA publishes the industry's leading trade magazines: Glass Magazine® and Window & Door®; and e-newsletters: e-glass weeklyTM, WDweeklyTM, and For Technicians Only e-bulletinTM. NGA also hosts the industry's premier annual trade event: GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo®. The Window & Door Dealers Alliance, an organization for independent window and door dealers, is an initiative of the NGA. For more information, visit

About GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo

GlassBuild America is organized by the National Glass Association, in partnership with the Glass Association of North America, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance and the Bath Enclosure Manufacturers Association. GlassBuild America 2012 will be held September 12–14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. GlassBuild America is a member of the Global Fair Alliance. For more information about the Global Fair Alliance visit


Jaime Barnhart, CMP

Manager of Promotions, GlassBuild America

National Glass Association

1945 Old Gallows Road, Suite 750

Vienna, VA 22182

Phone: (703) 442-0082, ext 170


600450 GlassBuild America® Again Ranked Among Top 250 U.S. Trade Shows
Date: 23 May 2012

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