Category: Event News

  • NGA Cancels GlassBuild America

    The National Glass Association (NGA) has canceled GlassBuild America, which was scheduled for September 15-17, 2020 in Las Vegas. “Like many of you, we are deeply disappointed by the COVID-19 impact on our trade show. While this cancellation puts a temporary pause on a dynamic and highly valued in-person event, it also has a significant…

  • glasstec 2020 Rescheduled for 2021

    glasstec 2020 Rescheduled for 2021

    The 2020 staging of glasstec, which was set to take place October 20-23 in Düsseldorf, Germany, is the latest event to announce rescheduling due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The biennial event is now scheduled for June 15-18, 2021. According to the statement from the organizers, given “the continued uncertainties in terms of travel restrictions and…

  • Architects’ Forum ™ 2019 Seminar Showcase: The Evolution of Glass and High Performance Coatings

    Architects’ Forum™ 2019 is headed to the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, N.Y., on March 28. The event is organized by Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal magazine to provide continuing education courses for architects at no cost. Leigh Anne Mays, regional architectural manager east for Guardian Glass, will discuss “The Evolution of Glass and High Performance…

  • Architects’ Forum ™ 2019 Seminar Showcase: How Structural Silicone Spacers Contribute to Sustainable Window Design

    Continuing education for architects is coming to Uniondale, N.Y. (Long Island), and architects are invited to attend at no charge. Architects’ Forum™ 2019 will be held at the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, N.Y., March 28, and will provide a day-long program of AIA Learning Units (LUs) courses. Architects’ Forum is organized by Architects’ Guide…

  • June Newscast

    AIA 2018 wraps up with a focus on education, products and new glass developments. Youtube Link

  • Day One at AIA ’18

    This year’s AIA Conference on Architecture Opened today at the Javits Center in New York. We talked to several exhibitors about the latest trends and developments shaping up in the glass industry. Youtube Link

  • AGI and CRL to Host Boot Camp

    The Architectural Glass Institute will host its January Architectural Glass Boot Camp with C.R. Laurence Thursday, January 26, at the Finishing Trades Institute in Philadelphia. CRL will present an interactive session about current applications and issues with glass railing systems. Participants will learn design considerations for glass railings, including typical applications, advantages of dry-glazed vs.…

  • Homes of the Future: Where Does Glass Fit In?

    Homes of the Future: Where Does Glass Fit In?

    What will homes be like in 2020? 2050? And, maybe even more important, what role will glass and fenestration products play in the homes of the future? The Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt was a highlight of the expo that took place this week in Los Angeles. The demonstration home, constructed on the show floor with…

  • Greenbuild Exhibitors Focus on Education and Outreach

    Greenbuild Exhibitors Focus on Education and Outreach

    While fewer industry companies choose to exhibit at Greenbuild compared to some other architectural trade shows, those who do say being a part of the show serves a unique purpose. For many glass and glazing industry companies, this show remains an important event. The Greenbuild 2016 International Conference and Expo, which is organized by the…

  • Architects’ Forum Gives Designers an Education

    Architects in the Pacific Northwest region were treated to a series of architectural glass-related seminars at Architects’ Forum Thursday. The event was held at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue, Wash., in conjunction with Glass Expo Pacific Northwest™. Attendees gained valuable knowledge on a range of glass and glazing topics and were able to earn…