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  • Members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance are gathered in Victoria, British Columbia, this week for the 2019 Joint AAMA and IGMA Summer Conference. It is the first joint conference for the two organizations, which are currently pursuing unification. Work on the unification proposal has been ongoing for about two years, which... more »
  • The Trade Show News Network listed GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo as 117th largest in the U.S. for 2018. he TSNN list represents the top 250 trade shows held last year in the U.S., ranked by net square footage. In 2018, GlassBuild America had a net square footage of 156,800 and 395 exhibitors. This represents significant growth, with GlassBuild advancing 28 spots compared... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association represented its members, working with other industry groups and interested individuals to take positive action on behalf of the fenestration industry, during the International Code Council Committee Action Hearings last month. "AAMA was able to earn committee approval on a number of proposals which had failed to earn approval in previous... more »
  • The Window & Door Dealers Alliance announced Rich Harshaw as its keynote speaker for the 2019 installment of Window & Door Dealer Day, taking place Monday, Sept. 16, at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta. Harshaw is CEO of Level 10 Contractor and author of Unlocking Unlimited Lead Flow. His presentation, titled Standing for Something: Forging and Communicating Your Company... more »
  • The Home Improvement Research Institute's 2019 Home Improvement Summit, Sept. 24-25 in Chicago, allows for networking with researchers, strategists and marketers from home improvement manufacturers, retailers and partners. Presenting organizations include The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, Kantar, Houzz, Home Depot and Lowe's. The early bird rate of $575 for members and $899 for non-... more »
  • On Thursday, May 30, Marvin will present its AIA-accredited presentation, Fenestration in Contemporary Residential Applications, at the Adler Windows showroom in New York City. This course presents information about windows and doors in contemporary designs characterized by large openings and envelope treatments that blur the border between the interior and exterior. The course will cover design... more »
  • Window & Door Dealer Day, designed for owners and top management of retail window and door businesses, returns Sept. 16 in Atlanta with a focus on increasing profits, business trends and challenges. Registration is now open, with discounts for Window & Door Dealers Alliance members. Oknoplast Group is the exclusive Gold Sponsor for the event. The European-based company consists of... more »
  • The Window Safety Task Force of the National Safety Council encourages parents and caregivers to recognize the importance of practicing window safety during Window Safety Week, being observed April 7-13. Open windows, however, at any time of year can be dangerous for young children. "It only takes seconds for a preventable window fall to occur," says Becky Turpin, director, home and... more »
  • Members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association gathered last week in in Palm Springs, California, for the 82nd Annual National Conference, held Feb. 25-28. The four-day event was packed with networking events, keynotes and roundtable discussions, committee work sessions, member awards and new business. Follow @WindowDoorMag and #AAMAConf for live coverage of the event. The... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association recognized the contributions and achievements of its members during its 82nd Annual Conference Awards Banquet in Palm Springs, California. Outstanding Member Award – Mike DeSoto (MI Windows and Doors)Mike DeSoto, CEO for MI Windows and Doors, was named Outstanding Member, as presented by former recipient Doug Holmberg, quality manager at... more »