Auto Glass Week™: Six Great Events Return to Las Vegas
August 28, 2009

Auto Glass Week™ will be returning to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada November 4th through November 7th. Only two months out - now is the time to register and be a part of the week devoted to the auto glass industry.

Auto Glass Week™ will kick off with the Fifth Annual International Auto Glass Safety Conference and Third Annual AGRSS Charity Auction on November 4 and 5. The conference will include quality education seminars and great networking opportunities, as well as keynote Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, the US Airways pilot who miraculously landed Flight 1549 in the Hudson River saving all 155 passengers. Some of the seminar topics are AGRSS Validation, What the New Cars Bring in Terms of Challenges and other safety issues. To register visit,

The National Windshield Repair Association Marketing Conference will be November 5-6. This conference is the only one dedicated to the needs of repair technicians and owners. The National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) will hold seminars on topics such as NWRA Certification Training and Testing, Windshield Repair Technical Tips, and the introduction of the Global Glass Conservation Alliance (GGCA). To register for this conference or for more information, visit

On November 5, the Fourth Annual Walt Gorman Memorial Windshield Repair Olympics (WRO) will be held. WRO is co-sponsored by the NWRA and AGRR and the premier opportunity for repair technicians to showcase and learn the finest repair techniques from one another. To register to compete, learn more about our sponsors or for spectator information, visit

Auto Glass Week™ would not be the same without the Pilkington Classic Auto Glass Technician Olympics (AGTO). AGTO is five years strong and hoping to see some of the best competition out on the floor this year. A premier competition and educational demonstration, this event allows auto glass technicians to come together and learn from one another. To compete, sponsor the competition, or for more information, visit

To wrap up the week, the Independent Glass Association's Marketing Conference will be held on November 6 - 7. This event will assist the needs of independent glass companies. Through networking and educational seminars, attendees will learn about the benefits of TV commercials, selling quality over price and how to use social networks as a marketing tool, just to name a few. To register for this conference or for more information please visit

Attendees of the above events will also have access to visit the Auto Glass Expo @ NACE, November 5-7. For more information, you can visit

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