Date: 17 August 2022
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) invites the industry to several networking opportunities taking place during the upcoming FGIA 2022 Hybrid Fall Conference, including an architecture riverboat tour, a sunset dinner cruise and the FGIA Product Showcase. The conference will be September 25-28 at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, in Chicago, IL. In-person and virtual options are available to both FGIA members and non-members with early bird pricing available through September 1.
“As this event gets closer, FGIA staff gets more excited to share what to expect this fall in Chicago,” said Florica Vlad, FGIA Meetings Manager. “With two opportunities to view the Windy City from the Chicago River, you can’t miss this chance to experience this great American city from a completely new perspective. Get on board to network and make some memories, and bring your Chicago spirit.”
Architecture Riverboat Tour on the Chicago River
Departing on Sunday, September 25, this architecture riverboat cruise features interesting stories behind more than 50 buildings along the Chicago River, giving an overview of Chicago’s architecture and its history. Participants on this 90-minute tour will hear how Chicago grew from a small settlement into one of the world's largest cities in the span of less than 100 years. The boat cruise fee is $49 per person, including tax and gratuity. For additional details, contact Meetings@FGIAonline.org.
Chicago Spirit Sunset Dinner Cruise
This three-hour dinner cruise on the evening of Monday, September 26, will feature a cocktail hour and souvenir photo. Participants are encouraged to wear Chicago fanwear of their favorite sports teams or other Chicago-related attire, in keeping with the event theme: “Set Sail through the Windy City.” Transportation will be provided from the conference hotel to Navy Pier to board the boat. The buffet menu will include a variety of foods to accommodate dietary restrictions. The cruise is included in the cost of conference registration. For more information, contact Meetings@FGIAonline.org.
FGIA Product Showcase
Back for the first time since 2019, the revamped FGIA Product Showcase will provide conference participants with the opportunity to view product solutions, hands-on and in-person. Exhibitors will also be able to reach a hyper-focused segment of the industry at this unique networking event and reception offered to all conference participants. Register now to exhibit at the FGIA Product Showcase taking place Tuesday, September 27. For logistical details and shipping information, visit FGIAonline.org/showcase.
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