The Glass, Window & Door Expo Evolving from the former NGA Show, GlassBuild America is an annual, all-encompassing event that will bring the entire glass and fenestration industries together in one venue for the first time in North America. Official Partners National Glass Association Based in McLean, VA, the National Glass Association (NGA) is the largest trade association representing the flat glass industry. Founded in 1948, NGA´s members represent the entire flat glass production chain.
The NGA currently hosts GlassBuild America and the National Auto Glass Conference & EXPO, and offers certification, education, and training. In addition, NGA publishes the leading trade publications Glass Magazine, Window & Door, and AutoGlass. Glass Association of North America Based in Topeka, KS, the Glass Association of North America (GANA) is made up of six divisions: Building Envelope Contractors, Distribution, Laminating, Mirror, Tempering, and Flat Glass Manufacturing. GANA offers a wide variety of publications for the flat glass industry, including the Glazing Manual and Engineering Standards Manual. Additionally, GANA sponsors the annual Glass Week Conference and provides a series of educational seminars and programs.
American Architectural Manufacturers Association Based in Schaumburg, IL, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is the leading trade association for the North American fenestration industry. AAMA´s member companies include manufacturers and suppliers of windows, doors, skylights, and related materials and components. Focusing on both technical and marketing services, AAMA´s activities include standards development, product certification, and market research.
Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance Based both in the United States and Canada, the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance is a North American association of insulating glass manufacturers, suppliers of component materials, and other industry-related professionals. IGMA is dedicated to upgrading product performance by promoting awareness of technological developments in the industry through educational events, technical publications and certification. Bath Enclosure Manufacturers Association Based in Topeka, KS, the Bath Enclosure Manufacturers Association was founded in 1992 and represents industry manufacturers, suppliers and dealers in the United States and Canada. Focusing on consumer awareness, BEMA promotes the purchase, installation and maintenance of high-quality bath enclosures and holds an annual design awards competition.
Now in its 14th year, GlassBuild America is the gathering place for the entire glass, window & door industries in North America. GlassBuild America is a comprehensive and united event. In the past three years, there has been an average of 423 exhibiting companies at GlassBuild America. Exhibiting companies cover the broad spectrum of manufacturing, distributing, fabricating, retailing and dealing flat glass and residential windows and doors.GlassBuild America attracts participants from all facets of the glass, window, and door industries.
Forty-eight percent of registered attendees hold CEO, president or other executive management positions. Seventy-six percent of attendees recommend or make the final decision about their company?s purchase of products. With educational forums and Express Learning sessions, you will walk away with knowledge, information & abundant networking opportunities from GlassBuild America to help you build a better business.