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March 27, 2017
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Cam Marston Announced as Keynote Speaker at 2017 GlassBuild America Opening Session

Cam Marston

NGA has announced author and generational expert Cam Marston will return to GlassBuild America as keynote speaker at the Opening Session.
Marston’s presentation resonated deeply at GlassBuild America 2015 and he is back by popular demand to present, “The Multi-Generation Workplace—Do You Know How to Manage It?” He will share how understanding the differences of each generation, from Baby Boomers to Millennials, can help attract and retain a new generation of employees. Attendees will walk away with actionable ideas to help them effectively manage across the generations. This presentation is guaranteed to be informative, captivating and humorous, and is not to be missed!


GANA to Pair Fall Conference with GlassBuild America 2017

NGA and the Glass Association of North America (GANA) are pleased to announce the GANA Fall Conference will take place at GlassBuild America, September 12-14, 2017 in Atlanta, GA. See the original news release here.

As announced earlier this year, NGA and GANA leaders are also discussing a possible combination of the two associations.


Glass Magazine Presents 2017 Top Glass Fabricators

Glass Magazine, the official publication of NGA, has issued its 2017 Top Glass Fabricators report. The listing of top fabricators, based on annual sales volume, is accompanied by market statistics and notable projects from a selection of top glass fabricators.

GlassBuild America Ranks at Number 145 on Top 250 Trade Show List
Wingate Partners Acquires Binswanger Glass
Hartung Glass Industries Opens New Dedicated Commercial IG Facility
Greco Aluminum Railings Joins CSWI Industrial Products Business Segment
CRL-U.S. Aluminum Adds to Its Sales Force Throughout North America
Mid-Atlantic Glass Association to Host 30th Annual Glass Expo

The Mid-Atlantic Glass Association will present its 30th annual Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo from 3:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Greenbelt, Maryland.

The Glass Expo is the only glass exposition in the Washington, DC area and includes the latest in architectural glass and glazing products, curtainwall and storefront systems, equipment and machinery, tools, mirrors, bath enclosures, sealants, adhesives, doors and hardware, computers, and much more.


HAGA Annual Golf Tournament Taking Place April 6

The Houston Area Glass Association will host its annual golf tournament on April 6, 2017 at the Houston National Golf Club. In addition to golf on the club's Sterling Member Course, the event will include a box lunch, gift bag, range balls, door prizes, snacks during play and dinner.


Exit Planning and Succession VII - Contingency Planning FAQs
By Joseph Bazzano, Beacon Exit Planning America's Exit Planner


Contingency planning is a critical yet often neglected aspect of protecting a business. This process addresses what will happen to a business, an owner’s business stock, and an owner’s family if he or she dies, suffers illness or injury, or simply chooses to leave the business.

It will also account for events such as divorce that might alter ownership agreements, or change an owner’s stake or dependents. At Beacon Exit Planning, we call these unexpected events the four Ds—death, disability, divorce and departure.


Brown's Glass

Robert Brown

Get to know Brown's Glass, located in York, PA and doing business for 72 years.

According to owner and president Robert Brown, the biggest challenges for the year ahead are managing the two largest jobs the company has ever embarked upon and continuing to grow sales.



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