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Watch: Interviews with the Champions

Auto Glass Week concluded Friday night in Indianapolis with the interviews with all the winners. Also check out four products in today’s video and stay tuned to the end for the dates and location of Auto Glass Week 2020. To … Continue reading

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Equalizer Welcomed Back as Auto Glass Week™ Sponsor

Equalizer will be joining Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) September 4-6 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis as a Silver-level sponsor. Auto Glass Week is the only event dedicated exclusively to the original equipment (OE) and aftermarket auto glass repair … Continue reading

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Competition Registration Closes in One Week

Time is running out to sign up to compete to become the “World’s Greatest” in this year’s technician competitions and Customer Service Representative (CSR) Competition at Auto Glass Week™ in San Antonio, Texas, on September 27-29. Competition registration closes in one week on August 15.

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AGSC and NWRA Certified Technicians Save Big on Competition Registrations

Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) Certified technicians, as well as National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) Certified Technicians will receive special discounted rates when they sign up for the Auto Glass Week™ Auto Glass Replacement and Repair Technician Competitions. AGSC Certified … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces Rules and Regulations for WRO, AGTO and Auto Glass Technician CSR Competition

The rules and regulations for the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition in Honor of Walt Gorman (WRO), the Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Competition (AGTO) and the Auto Glass Technician Customer Service Representative (CSR) Competition are available online. Here are … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week’s Global Competitions Return for 2018

Auto Glass Week’s world-famous competitions return for 2018 and a new one will be joining the line-up.  The first-ever Auto Glass Technician Calibration competition, which is sponsored by Opti-Aim, will debut this year, joining the second annual Auto Glass Customer … Continue reading

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Watch: Interviews with the Winners

AGRR magazine was there when all the winners in the Windshield Repair and Auto Glass Technician Competition Olympics were named. See the interviews with all the champions.

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Pre-registration Discount Pricing for Auto Glass Week™ Ends Next Week

Auto Glass Week™ is around the bend, and we want to make sure you are taking full advantage of all that is available to you at this year’s event.  Pre-registration discounts are still available until Monday, September 18, for those … Continue reading

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Competition Registration Closes in One Month

Showcase your talent in the Auto Glass Technician Competitions and vie for the title of “World’s Greatest” this year in West Palm Beach, Fla., during Auto Glass Week™ on October 4-6 at the Hilton West Palm Beach and Palm Beach … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Offers Buy Two, Get One Full Registration Free

You and your team can spend three days learning from the best through a special registration deal. Purchase two full registrations and get a third full registration FREE for Auto Glass Week™ 2017.  The annual event will take place October … Continue reading

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2016 Auto Glass Replacement, Repair Competition Winners Announced

The winners of the Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Competition (AGTO) and the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition (WRO) were announced tonight at a ceremony in San Antonio, where Auto Glass Week™ is being held. Desmonde Ellington of Glasspro Inc. … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2016 is Three Months Out! Are You Ready?

With Auto Glass Week™ 2016 now just three short months away, are your plans in place to take full advantage of all that is available to you at this year’s event?

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Competition Registration Closes in One Month

Still on the fence about competing in one of Auto Glass Week’s™ annual competitions? Showcase your talent and vie for the title of “World’s Greatest” this year in San Antonio, Texas, during the event held October 5-7 at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter and Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

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After Winning Company Competition, Two U.K. Techs to Compete at Auto Glass Week™

United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens’ technicians Lloyd Cullen and Steve Abrahams have secured a trip to compete at Auto Glass Week™ 2016 in San Antonio, Texas, by taking home first and second place in the company’s AGRR competition held this month.

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Early Bird Deepest Discounts End in One Week!

Early bird registration closes next week on June 10, so register now to start reaping the benefits and guarantee your spot at Auto Glass Week™ 2016!

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Auto Glass Week™ Competition Spots are Limited, so Register to Compete Today!

Showcase your talent and vie for the title of “World’s Greatest” at this year’s Auto Glass Week™ 2016 in San Antonio, Texas.

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Auto Glass Week™ 2016 Early Bird Deepest Discounts End in One Month

Early bird registration for Auto Glass Week™ 2016 closes on June 10, so now is the time to book your trip and secure your spot before the best discounts end! This year’s event will be held October 5-7 at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter and Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. Early bird registration will save you time and money, up to $80 versus on-site registration. In addition to the early bird discounts, we are also offering a three for two special—if you purchase two full registrations, you get a third one FREE.

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Registered and prospective Auto Glass Week™ competitors can now view the official competition rules and regulations as well as annotated score sheets online. Currently in their 11th year, the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition in Honor of Walt Gorman (WRO) and the Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Competition (AGTO) are back for Auto Glass Week 2016. The exhibition floor is set to be held October 5-7 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. This year’s event will encompass everything from educational seminars and exhibits to networking opportunities, as well as the attendee-favorite competitions and the all new Closing Awards Concert and Party.

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Auto Glass Replacement Competition More than Doubles Competitor Numbers for 2015

Interested in watching one of Auto Glass Week™’s fierce competitions? This year’s bona fide replacement technicians will showcase their talent at the 2015 event in Reno, Nev.

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Who Has What it Takes to be the “World’s Best?”

Come find out on Friday, October 2, at the Gala Awards Dinner and Ceremony where the champions will be crowned!

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TODAY’S BLOG: The Automotive Glass Technician Competition Is Coming

“It is time again to register for the Automotive Glass Technician competition (AGTO). This nationally recognized competition for quality automotive glass installation is being held at Auto Glass Week™ 2015 in Reno, Nev., on October 1-2, 2015. Technicians from around the world come to earn the title of “The Best Auto Glass Technician.” I have been honored to be a judge for this competition since its inception and I am privileged to do it again this year.” —Bob Beranek

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AGTO and WRO Competition Rules and Regulations and Annotated Score Sheets are Now Online

Registered and prospective Auto Glass Week™ competitors can now view the official competition rules and regulations as well as annotated score sheet online. Currently in their tenth year, GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition in Honor of Walt Gorman (WRO), and the Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Competition (AGTO), the “Olympics” of the automotive glass industry, are back for Auto Glass Week 2015.

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Earliest and Deepest Registration Discounts End Monday, June 1

As an Auto Glass Week™ 2015 attendee, the benefits are endless! For those who choose to join us at this year’s event on September 30 – October 2 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, … Continue reading

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Interested in Competing in This Year’s Auto Glass Technician Competition?

If you are currently employed as a technician in a bona fide automotive glass company, showcase your talent and vie for the title of “World’s Best” at this year’s Auto Glass Week™ held September 30 – October 2 in Reno, Nev.

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Auto Glass Week™ Competitions Return for 2015

Auto Glass Week’s™ competitions are now in their 10th year. The Auto Glass Technician Competition (AGTO) and the Windshield Repair Competition in Honor of Walt Gorman (WRO) are back for Auto Glass Week™ 2015. The exhibition floor is set to be held September 30-October 2, 2015, at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. This year’s event will include educational seminars, exciting demonstrations, an exhibition hall, as well as the attendee-favorite competitions.

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Competitor Registration Now Open for Auto Glass Week™

Competitor registration and sponsorship opportunities have opened for Auto Glass Week™ 2015. The event is set to be held September 30 to October 2, 2015, at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nev., and will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall and AGRR™ magazine’s Auto Glass Technician Competition (AGTO) and Windshield Repair Competition (WRO) in Honor of Walt Gorman.

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AGTO and WRO Medalists Announced

Chris Lewis of Techna Glass took home the gold medal for the Pilkington Technician Olympics and Chris Smith of Delta Sonic grabbed the gold for the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Olympics in honor of Walt Gorman. To learn more about the … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Continues in Baltimore with Aquila Keynote

A plethora of educational seminars occurred Wednesday, as well as a keynote from Tony Aquila, CEO of Solera Holdings. Solera is the new parent company for LYNX Services and GTS. He offered a thought-provoking view of the future. He told … Continue reading

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Two Long-Time Industry Members Receive Accolades

Jean Pero, sales manager for Mygrant Glass, was honored with the Carl F. Tompkins Award for Excellence in Auto Glass Safety, while John King, retiring vice president of aftermarket at Sika Corp. was recognized with a new industry-wide achievement award … Continue reading

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Check Out These Attractions While Visiting Baltimore for Auto Glass Week™ 2014

The 2014 Auto Glass Week™ set to be held October 7-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center and Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, has something for everyone! While the event will offer educational seminars, an exhibition hall and the attendee-favorite, annual competitions, the city delivers an experience like no other.

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Auto Glass Week™ Competitions Return for 2014

AGRR™ magazine’s competitions return for their ninth year. The Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Olympics (AGTO) and the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Olympics in Honor of Walt Gorman (WRO) are back for Auto Glass Week™ 2014. The Exhibition/Extravaganza is set to be held October 7-9, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center and Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel and will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall, as well as the attendee-favorite competitions.

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Sponsorship Opportunities Available for Auto Glass Week™

Sponsorship opportunities are open for the 2014 Auto Glass Week™ (AGW). The Exhibition/Extravaganza is set to be held October 7-9, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center and Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel and will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall and AGRR™ magazine’s Auto Glass Technician Olympics (AGTO) and Windshield Repair Olympics (WRO) in Honor of Walt Gorman.

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Mark Your Calendar for the Auto Glass Event of 2014!

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) 2014 will be held in Baltimore on October 7-9, 2014. This will be the auto glass event of 2014 with all the major automotive glass groups coming together to bring you one momentous event at the Baltimore Convention Center and Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel.

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Contestant Registration Available for Auto Glass Week™

Contestant registration and sponsorship opportunities have opened for Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) 2014. The Exhibition/Extravaganza is set to be held October 7-9, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center and Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel and will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall and AGRR™ magazine’s Auto Glass Technician Olympics (AGTO) and Windshield Repair Olympics (WRO) in Honor of Walt Gorman.

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