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  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association opened registration for the AAMA 79th Annual Conference, to be held Feb. 14-17 in Huntington Beach, California. A special rate is guaranteed through Jan. 21, and attendees are encouraged to book before this date, according to AAMA's release. The AAMA Western Region Winter Summit will immediately follow the conference in the same location, and... more »
  • Glass Processing Automation Days officials announce that registration is open for the 2016 event in San Diego, California. As in previous years, GPAD 2016 is organized by Ohio based software specialist FeneTech and will take place from March 15-16, 2016 at the Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa. GPAD focuses on automation, integration and innovation, and will educate attendees how the latest... more »
  • Registration is now open for the WDMA Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference which will take place from April 18-20, 2016 at the Renaissance Dupont Hotel in Washington, D.C. This conference offers the opportunity to “remind leaders of the importance of our industry and advance the advocacy agendas of WDMA,” according to a WDMA release.  “Congress and the White House... more »
  • During the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2015 National Fall Conference, volunteers filled backpacks with school supplies to benefit children at seven Title I elementary schools in the Cambridge, Maryland area. A total of 500 backpacks were filled and distributed during the event.“Education is extremely important to AAMA,” says Rich Walker, AAMA’s president and... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s keynote speaker for its 2015 National Fall Conference, Ken Gronbach, shared his knowledge and research on how countries’ age curves interact to create the opportunities and challenges of today and what the future will bring for people, profits and the planet.  During his presentation, “Simple Math: The Open Secret of... more »
  • Finding new talent, training employees and communicating across a multigenerational workforce requires that business leaders understand the expectations of the various generations represented in their company’s workforce. This was the message from generational expert Cam Marston, head of Generational Insights, who spoke yesterday at the first keynote breakfast during GlassBuild America: The... more »
  • A+W iQuote offers user-friendly, online ordering that accurately reflects the inventory, pricing and production schedules in A+W’s ERP systems for windows and glass products. See a live demo of iQuote at the A+W / Friedman Operating Group booth #1103 during GlassBuild America. “It has never been easier for your sales team, distributors or other channel partners to generate quotes,... more »
  • The National Association of Home Builders opened online registration for its 2016 NAHB International Builders' Show. The 2016 show, to be held in Las Vegas, Jan. 19-21, is part of the third annual Design & Construction Week, a co-location of IBS with the National Kitchen & Bath Association's Kitchen & Bath Industry Show. DCW 2016 will also include two partner events: The... more »
  • The Window & Door Dealers Alliance will launch Window & Door Dealer Days at GlassBuild America this year. As part of the three-day event, business experts, Window & Door columnists and industry veterans will present 20-minute Express Learning sessions in The Dream Showroom pavilion in booth 1517. Below are descriptions of the sessions held on Thursday, Sept. 17. Click here for the... more »
  • The Window & Door Dealers Alliance will launch Window & Door Dealer Days at GlassBuild America this year, providing a unique venue for dealers to see, touch and talk about new product lines, while gaining valuable information on current market conditions and best business practices. As part of the three-day event, more than 20 Express Learning sessions will be presented in The Dream... more »