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May 26, 2016
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Save with Glazing Executives Forum and GlassBuild America Early-Bird Registration

 

Register by May 31 and save on registration to NGA’s Glazing Executives Forum and GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door EXPO. Early-bird registrants for the Glazing Executives Forum save $100 off on-site registration and NGA members save an additional $100 off the non-member rate.  
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NGA Announces Dynamic Speakers for Glazing Executives Forum

 

George Hedley, HardHat Presentations

NGA is pleased to announce George Hedley, known as "The Construction Business Builder," as the keynote speaker for the 11th annual Glazing Executives Forum, taking place October 19 at GlassBuild America in Las Vegas.

Presenting "Win More Work, at Higher Margins," Mr. Hedley draws on over 30 years of experience as a general contractor and business owner, and his personal experience growing a company into a $50 million business in just seven years, to help organizations develop leaders, create long-time repeat customers, focus on priorities, install profit-generating systems, and continuously improve.
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NGA Architect Guides Now Available on Glass Documents Website

The Glass Documents Website is jointly sponsored by AAMA, GANA, IGMA and NGA.

NGA's “All About Glass and Metal” series for architects and specifiers is now available on the Glass Documents Website at www.glassdocs.com. Designed to help architects and specifiers navigate the world of glass and metal, the guides answer frequently asked questions relating to building structure, glazing specifications, interior glass, protective glazing, building orientation, and complex façades. 
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NEWS TO KNOW
3M VHB Structural Glazing Tape Expands Reach With New Partnership
Consolidated Glass Corp. Expands Tempering and Packing Capacity
 
 
CHAPTER UPDATES
Connecticut Glass Dealers Association to Host Annual Golf Outing

The Connecticut Glass Dealer Association will hold it's annual golf tournament Wednesday, June 22 at Lyman Orchards Golf Club in Middlefield, CT. Read More...

 
Mid-Atlantic Glass Association Crab Feast Set for June 15
The Mid-Atlantic Glass Association will host its annual crab feast on Wednesday, June 15 at Captain James Landing in Baltimore. Last year's event attracted over 100 industry participants for “all you can eat” crabs, Maryland crab soup and great conversation.   Read More...
 
Minnesota Glass Association Presents Annual Golf Classic
The Minnesota Glass Association will host its Annual Golf Classic on Thursday, June 16 at Majestic Oaks Golf Club. Join MGA for great fun, great prizes, great networking and great food! Read More...
 
YOUR PROFITS
The External Sale: How to get a company sale ready and attract multiple bidders
By Kevin Kennedy, Beacon ExitPlanning LLC
Selling to an outside buyer can be an uphill battle. A study by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce revealed that fewer than 20 percent of companies that go to market actually sell. The statistic is closer to 10 percent for contracting companies. Businesses opting for an external sale can improve their odds of success through early preparation and assistance from a mergers and acquisitions consultant. This article explores the top 10 key considerations to selling to an external buyer. Read More...
 
NGA MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Carolina Glass & Mirror

 

Lisa Fitchett & Mike Wilkins


Meet fellow NGA member Carolina Glass & Mirror, a fixture in the Raleigh, NC residential and commercial glass industry for over 20 years.

According to co-founder Mike Wilkins, the company's secret to success is to “never be afraid to surround yourself with people smarter than you and never be afraid to tackle something and do your homework." Read More...
  
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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