Angela Dickson

Marketing and Communications Director

Angela began her career with the association in 2004 and has worked in varying roles within the Marketing Department. Currently, she serves as the Marketing and Communications Director, developing and recommending marketing objectives, strategies and tactics. These responsibilities include oversight of digital communications, promotional efforts, market research, website development and industry events. Follow her on Twitter @AngelaDDickson.

Recent Posts by Angela

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A Year Later | Pandemic Safety Measures Still Include Window Safety

It’s been a year since the world stopped in its tracks, and if you’re like me, you’re tired. Tired of social distancing. Tired of mask wearing. Tired of missing loved ones. Just tired. Special shout-out to all you tired parents out there! When it’s acceptable to do so, let’s all get together for the world’s largest high five. We are parenting during a pandemic, and it’s exhausting. So exhausting. As a parenting researcher put it when describing parents’ roles right now, “There’s just a lot...

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GlassBuild | Members Show Up, Show Out

My dad has famously said – long before Bruno Mars coined the phrase, “If you show up, you better show out!” Well, that’s exactly what FGIA member companies have done this month through education sessions at GlassBuild Connect.Preventing Scratches and Edge DamageIndustry safety expert and just all-around nice guy, Mike Burk with Sparklike covered how to prevent costly scratches and edge damage on glass on September 14. Attendees learned about the common causes of scratches and edge damage and heard best practices on how to...

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Window Safety | The Impact of COVID-19 on Window Safety

What a strange world we are living in right now as literally everyone adjusts to the new “normal.” For me, that means a re-balancing of professional and family time – bouncing between blog writing and social studies with my two elementary school age children. With COVID-19 forcing school closures and social distancing, more and more children will be at home with their parents and caregivers this spring. As warmer weather begs us to open our windows and let in fresh air, we urge members and...

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Members Showcase Expertise during GlassBuild America

I’m so excited for GlassBuild America, the largest annual gathering place for the entire glass, window and door industries in North America. AAMA is proud to again be an association partner, working in collaboration with other trade organizations to make this year even more successful than the last. But, AAMA members are also bringing their “A” game, showcasing their expertise via Express Learning and Action Demos. If you’ll be in Atlanta for GlassBuild, I encourage you to take advantage of the expertise these members offer....

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With members like ours, what’s not to love?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas? No. Valentine’s Day! My favorite holiday. When I was little, my mama made my brother and me feel extra loved. She gave small gifts to her loved ones, including my dad and her six siblings, to let us know how special we were to her. I still have the “Love” cupid pin from Avon that she gave me in kindergarten. It wasn’t about romantic love, but about showering special people in her life with affection. In...

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Flashback Friday| Benefits Series | AAMA Market Research Reports

Even in an ever-changing political climate, we’re continuing to see positive growth throughout the fenestration industry, across all product segments and geographic markets. This is certainly evident in the new edition of the AAMA U.S. Industry Market Studies released last month, which offers both residential and non-residential data on new construction and remodeling by building category.To help members track market trends, AAMA provides a free copy of its annual market study reports to all Category 1 and 2 members, delivering timely information on residential and...

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Window Safety Week | How Your Company Can Help to Prevent Accidental Falls

Everyone in our industry knows that window safety is important year-round. But what can you do to promote safety from a company standpoint? There are many tools and resources available to you and your company to educate your customers about what it means to practice window safety.Window Safety Week, held annually during the first full week in April, is designed to heighten the awareness of what parents and caregivers should do to help keep their family and visitors safer from the risks of window falls...

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