October 4, 2008
Las Vegas seems to be like a second home to the glass industry. In 2008, Glass Week and the Building Envelope Contractors Conference went back to back there. It will happen again in 2009. The Glass Fabrication & Glazing Education Conference also met in Vegas this past spring. And GlassBuild America sets up shop in Sin City every other year, including this year.So, what do you do in Vegas when...
Sin City to host sixth annual show
September 12, 2008
GlassBuild America, the Glass, Window & Door Expo will be back at the Las Vegas Convention Center Oct. 6-8.
What to do when not at the show
September 1, 2007
If you were hoping to catch a sporting event while in Atlanta for GlassBuild, the schedule did not work in your favor.If you arrive early, the Braves are home Sept. 8-9 against the Washington Nationals. The Falcons are on the road the first two Sundays of the NFL season. Even if you can’t catch a ballgame, the attractions listed below are open for visitors.Atlantic StationThis...
International trade fair focuses on green architecture
December 1, 2006
Box scoresOct. 24-28 at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Center in GermanyAttendees: 54,000Attendees at Glasstec 2004: 53,752Visitors’ places of origin: 40 percent, Germany; 60 percent, from 84 countries ranging from Argentina to South AfricaAttending company executives: 37,800 Exhibiting companies: 1,300Countries represented by exhibitors: 46Majority of international exhibitors by country:...
October 1, 2006
Box ScoresRegistrants: 10,000 glass, window, and door industry professionals Visitors’ places of origin: All 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and 59 other countries International registrants: 1,672 Annual sales volume of attendees’ companies: 41 percent—less than $5 million 29 percent—$5 million to $25 million 10 percent—$25...
From chocolate fountains to windows that cool the scorching desert air, glazing contractors of the Sin City plunge into a melting pot of ideas to pursue the next generation of 'spectacular'
August 1, 2006
Las Vegas without architecture is like a casino without high-stakes poker: Without the one, the other doesn’t make sense. Sleek high-rises and low-down dives define the city where any dream can become reality if there’s enough cash to be had. From its origins as a stopover on pioneer trails, the city has always been a high-stake wager; it took construction of Hoover Dam to make the...
August 1, 2006
It’s here, it’s bigger, and it’s shinier. GlassBuild America: the Glass, Window & Door Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sept. 19-21, will be abuzz with energy as attendees and exhibitors from across the world gather to educate, learn and show their wares in the architectural glass and residential fenestration industries.More than 440 companies were already signed up...
Fabricators demand faster, cheaper, better
December 1, 2005
European equipment manufacturers continue to hone tradition, reserving the biennial Vitrum to announce innovations. Executives of many major companies proudly brought forth and exclaimed over faster and more highly automated machinery during the 60,000-square-meter show Oct. 5-8 in Milan. Most of their lines now feature tightly aligned functions that almost entirely eliminate manpower....
Record number of attendees, more foreign exhibitors
October 1, 2005
After an 18-month wait, a record 9,000 registrants and almost 500 exhibitors made their way to GlassBuild America in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center during the show’s new fall timeframe.
A red-carpet preview of the products, exhibitors and seminars
August 1, 2005
For three days, industry professionals worldwide will be drawn to Atlanta for a show that has grown to combine architectural glass, glazing and fabrication industries and the residential window and door industry in one venue.