One Week Until Auto Glass Week 2012!
September 13, 2012
Auto Glass Week 2012 will kick off in one week with educational
seminars and networking events. This year's show, which is being
held in Louisville, Ky., will have three days of educational seminars,
an expansive Exhibition/Extravaganza show floor and 105 contestants
competing for the title of "World's Best" within their
The conference will start next Thursday at the Louisville Marriott
Downtown with an opening session from our co-sponsoring associations'
leaders and expert speaker Garrison Wynn. The educational sessions
continue through Saturday and some of the speakers attendees will
be able to hear are the Keynote, Captain Richard Phillips; 2011's
top-rated speaker, Kelly McDonald; industry veterans and experts
such as Bob Beranek of Auto Glass Consultants, Chris Umble of LYNX
Services, Bill George of Pilkington, Ben Kelley of the Center for
Auto Safety, Chuck Lloyd of Livgard and Lloyd, and an investigative
reporter for CBS Sacramento, Kurtis Ming.
Auto Glass Week will also host the Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto
Glass Technician Olympics and the Walt Gorman Memorial Windshield
Repair Olympics. The preliminary heats for the competitions will
be held on Friday, September 21, and the finals will be held on
Saturday, September 22.
"We are excited to have the industry in Louisville in just
one week," says Ally Curran, event coordinator of Auto Glass
Week. "We have a great line-up of seminars and speakers for
attendees as well as a wide variety of industry companies to visit
on the Exhibition/Extravaganza floor while watching some of our
finest technicians compete in the competitions. There truly is something
for everyone at this event."
Registration is still available on-site if you are interested in
attending and have not already purchased a ticket to attend the
event. The registration desk will open on Thursday, September 20,
at 7 a.m. for attendees to pick up their badges or register on-site.
Auto Glass Week 2012 is being held at the Louisville Marriott Downtown
and the Kentucky International Convention Center.
The International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off will
be held concurrently and Auto Glass Week attendees are able to attend
their seminars and also have access to watch the International Window
Film Tint-Off - Automotive and Architectural Division competitions.
Auto Glass Week is co-sponsored by the Auto Glass Safety Council
(formerly the AGRSS® Council Inc.), Independent Glass Association
(IGA), National Glass Association (NGA), the National Windshield
Repair Association (NWRA), along with AGRR magazine's
Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Olympics and Walt
Gorman Memorial Windshield Repair Olympics. The event is managed
by AGRR magazine.
For more information, visit www.autoglassweek.com.
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