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  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2017 National Fall Conference will be held Sunday, Oct. 15 to Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Hyatt Regency, Greenville, South Carolina. Early bird registration is available until Sept. 22. Click here for information about the new process for online registration.  more »
  • Early-bird registration ends September 9 for the Window & Door Manufacturers Association Executive Conference, which will take place September 27-28 in Cambridge, Massachusetts at The Charles Hotel. The event will focus on topics and trends which will shape the industry over the coming year and will provide industry CEO’s and senior executives with a forum to discuss and explore issues... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association is planning instructor training classes for the InstallationMasters program. The original InstallationMasters Training and Certification Program is a training and certification program for installers of new construction and replacement windows, and exterior glass doors in residential and light commercial markets. AAMA recently released the... more »
  • Adam Sharp, former head of news for Twitter will present "Using Social to Win: Connect With Your Customers, One Tweet at a Time" at the upcoming Window and Door Manufacturers Association Executive Management Conference to be held September 27-28 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In a release, the WDMA relates that with his talk, Sharp looks at how businesses are using social media to get... more »
  • FeneTech Inc. is working to develop an Internet of Things communication standard for the industry. Fenestration Machine Language, or FENml for short, will respond to the current challenges with IoT and Industry 4.0, namely that there are very few existing standards, according to Ron Crowl, president of FeneTech. "IoT / Industry 4.0 are buzzwords that can actually add value to our mutual... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance announced that the GlassBuild America trade show floor is 98 percent sold out. To date, 459 exhibiting companies occupying 181,315 net square feet of exhibit space are expected at the upcoming event being held September 12-14 in Atlanta. This represents a 28 percent increase in square footage over the previous Atlanta-based... more »
  • Ken Gronbach, president of KGC Direct, will present "Charting the Course Through Demographic Change" at the upcoming Window and Door Manufacturers Association Executive Management Conference to be held September 27-28 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Gronbach, author of The Age Curve: How to Profit from the Coming Demographic Storm, will use his understanding of worldwide demographics... more »
  • Ply Gem displayed a variety of windows and doors, including the Simonton DaylightMax series vinyl windows pictured here, at PCBC 2017 in San Diego, California, June 28-29. At the conference, the company also invited the building community to join in the Ply Gem Home for Good project to raise awareness, drive support and help homes with families in need of affordable housing.   more »
  • Early-bird registration has been extended until June 30 for the WDMA-Northeast Summer Conference, which will take place July 17-18, 2017 in Albany, New York, at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center. This will be the first summer conference since the merger of the Northeast Window & Door Association with the Window and Door Manufacturers Association. The program is a day and a half,... more »
  • WinDoor, the annual trade show hosted by Fenestration Canada will be held November 28-30 at The International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, near Toronto. The event attracts a mix of Canadian and U.S. window and door manufacturers and industry suppliers, retailers and other industry professionals who gather for education, networking and updates on industry trends. Click here for more... more »