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, www.agrss.com/conference.
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,
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,
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 www.autoglassolympics.com.
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 www.iga.org.
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 www.NACEexpo.com
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