Filtering by tag: "GlassBuild America"
Post Image

Observations from GlassBuild 2022

Now that the dust has settled following the largest annual industry trade show in North America, I wanted to share some notes from the floor at GlassBuild America. I had been to the big show before, but not for several years! This year, GlassBuild featured 386 exhibiting companies and drew more than 8,200 participants. The show drew participants from all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, as well as attendees from Canada and 53 other countries. Since this was my first...

Read More >
Post Image

Promote Your Company’s Presence at GlassBuild Online

GlassBuild is next week! If you are thinking about how to promote your company’s presence at the popular tradeshow, I have some ideas for how you can do so on social media before, during and after the fact. Use the next few days to plan ahead, schedule some content and pack everything you need before you leave town for Las Vegas. And don’t forget to make sure your phone is logged into your company’s social media accounts in advance, so you don’t have to scramble...

Read More >
Post Image

FGIA Hosting Three Educational Sessions at GlassBuild This October

FGIA is busy gearing up for GlassBuild America 2022, taking place October 18-20 in Las Vegas, NV. GlassBuild presents a unique opportunity for the industry to take advantage of learning opportunities to help advance their careers as well as to promote the availability of educational content to employees, encouraging their continued professional development.Our staff will be hosting three different educational sessions at the trade show, and we are looking forward to sharing our expertise – and visiting our many members at their booths on the...

Read More >
Post Image

Back to Business. Back to GlassBuild.

Our team is heading to Atlanta soon for the return of GlassBuild - the largest annual gathering place for glass, window and door industries in the Americas. Who knew that when we stepped off the trade show floor in 2019 that it would be two years before we’d step back into those halls? But, as NGA President and CEO Nicole Harris said in her Ask Me Anything session about GlassBuild last week, “The show is on!” We’re back to business and back to GlassBuild, but...

Read More >
Post Image

The Ultimate Social Media Check List for GlassBuild 2021

After taking a year off from an in-person gathering, GlassBuild America is back in business in Atlanta, GA next month. I went to the largest glass and fenestration show in North America just six months after entering the industry, and the experience was a real whirlwind! Maybe you’re a seasoned pro or a GlassBuild newbie, but regardless of how many GlassBuild shows you’ve attended, I have some tips for you for before, during and after the trade show. And the best part is, you can...

Read More >
Post Image

Don’t Miss These Crucial Industry Events in 2020

This year has already seen some big events take place in the industry, including January’s successful IBS 2020 and the inaugural FGIA Annual Conference earlier this month. Plus, next week is the Building Envelope Contractors Conference in Nashville, TN, with the theme of Glazing 2020: Advanced. Innovative. Complex.In addition to the 2020 Summer and Fall FGIA conferences (June 22-25 in Chicago and October 5-8 in Montreal, respectively), there are plenty of industry events to get on your calendar now, if you haven’t already. Here is...

Read More >
Post Image

5 Ways AAMA Uses Twitter to Connect the Industry

When I started at AAMA, I had to learn a lot about the industry quickly – I needed to do this in order to effectively communicate to members, to industry media and to others at AAMA about what they needed to know most. I am still learning, and will continue to do so, but with each year at the association, I can feel my understanding of fenestration solidify more and more. As this grasp gets stronger, the value I can contribute to AAMA’s social media...

Read More >