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Auto Glass Week™ Photos Now Available for Purchase

A special website has been set up to allow the review and purchase of pictures from Auto Glass Week™ and its competitions.

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Auto Glass Week™ Sales Representative Contest Winners Announced!

Auto Glass Week™ 2014 held a nationwide contest to see which sales representative could attract the greatest number of customers to attend the Auto Glass Week Exhibition/Extravaganza. After tallying the results from both pre-registration and on-site submissions the following were announced as the top three winners.

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Auto Glass Week™ Breaks All Records

A packed crowd of AGRR technicians and company owners descended on Baltimore for the Pilkington Auto Glass Technician Olympics’ finals on Thursday as the Auto Glass Week™ 2014 came to an end. For a list of the winners, click here. And education continued to take center stage. A hot topic at this year’s event was a look at the new and expanding world of autonomous driving vehicles. AGRR owners wanted to know just how these changes could impact their businesses.

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Easy Steps Making Money: No Bull

“Let your readers know I’m excited to come and give them stuff that makes them money.” That statement was made by Brian Offenberger prior to Auto Glass Week™. And in his keynote speech, he did just that. The owner of … Continue reading

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Campfield: Windshield Repair Can Expand a Business’ Market Exponentially

National Windshield Repair Association president Rich Campfield offered AGRR company owners at Auto Glass Week™ tips to drive up profits by utilizing windshield repairs as a profit center during an educational session held Wednesday.

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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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Weather or Not: Listen to National Forecasts with Caution

WXRISK meteorologist David Tolleris understands the importance the weather can have on AGRR companies and cautioned that many of the national weather providers are looking more for ratings rather than getting the weather forecast correct. And the weather can have … 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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Pilkington Auto Glass Technician Competition Finalists Announced

The Pilkington Auto Glass Technician Competition finalists are Alfredo Calva of Alfredo’s Auto Glass, Mark Browning of Glasspro, Sam Shipley of Maryland Auto Glass and Chris Lewis of Techna Glass. Calva, 30, is the owner of Alfredo’s Auto Glass in … Continue reading

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Tony Aquila:

Tony Aquila, CEO of Solera Holdings, parent company to LYNX Services, GTS and Glaxis, provided an overview of where the consumer-auto interface is going and offered a few insights on the automotive glass industry during his keynote address at Auto Glass Week in Baltimore this morning. “I want to talk about you and what we are going through as an industry,” said Aquila, “I’d like you to open your mind a bit.”

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GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition Finalists Announced

The finalists for the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition in Honor of Walt Gorman have been announced. The three individuals moving on to the finals are Robert Rask of IntegraGlass in Orem, Utah; Chris Smith of Delta Sonic in Lake View, … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Safety Council™ Keeps Members in the Know During Auto Glass Week™

The Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) held a member meeting today that covered an audit update, AGRSS Standard changes, an insurance perspective and more. During the audit and AGRSS Standard update, Penny Ouellette of Orion Registrar Corp., which oversees the … Continue reading

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Two Honored Today at Auto Glass Week™

During the opening session at Auto Glass Week™ today in Baltimore, David Rohlfing, vice president of the Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC), honored two long-time industry veterans with awards. Jean Pero, sales manager for Mygrant Glass, received the Carl F. … Continue reading

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AGSC Education Committee Meets to Work on Updating Certification Exam

The Auto Glass Safety Council™’s (AGSC) Education Committee met this morning during Auto Glass Week to review its plan to update the exam technicians must take to become AGSC accredited. Jeff Olive, chair of the education committee, opened the meeting … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2014 Begins; Association Meetings Underway

Auto Glass Week™ officially kicks off today in historic Baltimore and officials have prepared for a record number of attendees. On Monday leading into the event, the National Windshield Repair Association and the Auto Glass Safety Council™ began a series … Continue reading

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Stop by and Visit AGRR Magazine in Baltimore—Free

It’s still not too late to visit Auto Glass Week in Baltimore—and AGRR magazine is offering free trade show passes to magazine and glassbytes.com retailers The passes, available at www.agrrmag.com/documents/agw15pass.pdf include admission to the trade show, all the competitions, demonstrations on the show floor and the cocktail party. Passes are good for all three days but are not valid for industry suppliers.

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Brian Offenberger to Deliver Thursday’s Keynote at Auto Glass Week™ 2014

Brian Offenberger, one of America’s leading marketing and sales keynote speakers, will deliver Thursday’s keynote speech at Auto Glass Week™ 2014, which will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center. He is scheduled to speak Thursday afternoon, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and will be presenting “How to Get Top Search Engine Rankings for Your Local Market.”

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Auto Glass Week™ Adds Glass Doctor as a Sponsor

Auto Glass Week™, the three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza, is proud to announce that Glass Doctor is sponsoring the event. For more than 30 years, Glass Doctor has been working with entrepreneurs and existing glass professional to build strong and successful glass businesses.

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Classic Cars on Display During Auto Glass Week™ 2014

Six classic cars from the “Lost in the 50s” Maryland car club will be on display during Auto Glass Week™ on the Exhibition/Extravaganza show floor October 7-9, 2014 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The three-day international event features automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza to network and learn about new products and services.

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Auto Glass Week™ Adds Meritool as a Sponsor

Auto Glass Week™, the three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza, is proud to announce that Meritool, a company that specializes in the design, development and manufacture of customized hand and power tools, is sponsoring the event.

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Auto Glass Week™: Plan Now for Parking

With Auto Glass Week™ 2014 less than two weeks away, now’s the time to make sure all those last minute details are taken care of before the show opens on October 7 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces New Sponsor: Mainstreet Computers Inc.

Mainstreet Computers Inc., a leading provider of business management software including point of sale, ecommerce, accounting, scheduling and more, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Auto Glass Week™ 2014. The three-day international event features automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an Exhibition/Extravaganza where sponsoring companies will be seen.

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Lil Buddy Announced as Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2014

Lil Buddy, a company that specializes in creating innovative tools for the automotive glass repair industry, has signed on to join the ever growing list of 2014 Auto Glass Week™ Sponsors. The three-day international event features automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza where sponsoring companies will be seen.

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Auto Glass Week™ Adds GlassBiller as a Sponsor

Auto Glass Week™, the three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza, is proud to announce that GlassBiller, a provider of automotive glass software for automated billing, communications and mobile technologies for automotive glass shops, is sponsoring the event.

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Auto Glass Week™ Pre-Registration Discounts End Today!

Pre-registration for Auto Glass Week™ 2014 closes today. Those who wish to attend but who have not done so by the end of the day can register onsite. The event is set to take place October 7-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. Once again sponsored by the Auto Glass Safety Council, Independent Glass Association, National Glass Association, National Windshield Repair Association and AGRR™ magazine, the event offers attendees the chance to save big on their registration fees if they register by close of business today. The event includes an educational seminar line-up and an extensive trade show floor.

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Auto Glass Week™ Pre-Registration Discounts End Monday!

Pre-registration for Auto Glass Week™ 2014 closes Monday, September 15. Those who wish to attend but who have not done so by the end of the day can register onsite. The event is set to take place October 7-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. Once again sponsored by the Auto Glass Safety Council, Independent Glass Association, National Glass Association, National Windshield Repair Association and AGRR™ magazine, the event offers attendees the chance to save big on their registration fees if they register by close of business September 15. The event includes an educational seminar line-up and an extensive trade show floor.

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Auto Glass Week™ 2014: Record Registration Numbers

Pre-registration for Auto Glass Week™ 2014 is coming to a close in two weeks, and upon review and cross referencing, our 2014 numbers have already surpassed our 2013 totals, reaching an all-time record!

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Auto Glass Week™ Host Hotel Discounts End September 15

The deadline to reserve rooms for Auto Glass Week™ at the host hotel at a discounted rate is September 15. The Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel is offering a discounted rate of $149 USD per single/double plus tax. This discount room … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces New Sponsor: Trico Products Corporation

Trico Products Corporation, a global OEM and aftermarket supplier offering the most complete line of innovative driver visibility products under a trusted brand providing creative solutions for the light, commercial and recreational vehicle markets, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Auto Glass Week™ 2014. The three-day international event features automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an Exhibition/Extravaganza where sponsoring companies will be seen.

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Pre-Registration for Auto Glass Week™ Ends Soon—Reserve Your Seat Today!

With less than two months to go until Auto Glass Week™ 2014 begins, now is the time to book your trip and secure your spot before discounts end on September 15!

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Auto Glass Week™ 2014 Adds GTS Services to the Returning Sponsors’ List

Auto Glass Week™, the three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza, is proud to announce that GTS Services, a leading integrated software provider to the retail and wholesale glass industry, is once again sponsoring the event.

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Solera CEO, Tony Aquila, to Deliver Wednesday Keynote at Auto Glass Week™ 2014

Tony Aquila, of Solera Holdings, Inc., will deliver the Wednesday keynote address at this year’s Auto Glass Week™, (http://autoglassweek.com/) which will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. He is scheduled to speak Wednesday morning, October 8, from 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. and will be presenting, “A Look Ahead.”

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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™ Announces Seminar Line-Up

Auto Glass Week™, the three-day international event, has announced its 2014 seminar line-up. The event will be held October 7-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md., and is co-sponsored by the Auto Glass Safety Council, Independent Glass Association, National Glass Association, National Windshield Repair Association and AGRR™ magazine.

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Join Us on the Show Floor for Not One … But Two Cocktail Parties!

Let us welcome you! Join Auto Glass Week™ Sponsors and supporters Tuesday, October 7, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on the Exhibition/Extravaganza show floor for the Welcoming Cocktail Party. It’s our way of saying welcome and is an excellent opportunity to mingle with other attendees. Having a chance to relax and network is paramount for building lasting relationships—so let us buy the first round and get those conversations started.

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Now Accepting Donations for the Auto Glass Week™ Silent Charity Auction

The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) Silent Charity Auction will once again be held at this year’s Auto Glass Week™. The auction will take place on Wednesday, October 8, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the Exhibition/Extravaganza show floor.

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Auto Glass Week™ 2014 Adds eDirectGlass to the Returning Sponsors List

eDirectGlass, the worldwide leading provider of Internet-based AGRR enterprise resource management, point-of-sale and mobile related technologies for small to large retailers, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Auto Glass Week™. The three-day international event features automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an Exhibition/Extravaganza where sponsoring companies will be seen.

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Medal of Honor Recipient and New York Times Best-Selling Author, Sergeant Dakota Meyer, to Deliver Tuesday Keynote at Auto Glass Week™ 2014

Sergeant Dakota Meyer, Medal of Honor recipient and best-selling author, will deliver the Tuesday keynote address at Auto Glass Week™ 2014 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md., on October 7. He is scheduled to speak Tuesday afternoon from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. about taking advantage of the opportunities life gives you, holding each other accountable to achieve our potential, striving constantly for the best possible outcome and creating a support network during his presentation.

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Become a Part of Auto Glass Week™

Sponsorship opportunities are still available for Auto Glass Week™ 2014 but are filling up fast. So, if you’re considering exhibiting at this year’s event, don’t waste any more time!

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MBJ Associates, Inc. Announced as Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2014

MBJ Associates, Inc., a leading automotive glass industry organization providing technical advice, training and marketing services, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Auto Glass Week™. The three-day international event features automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza where sponsoring companies will be seen.

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Early Bird Registration Discounts End in One Week for Auto Glass Week™

The very early bird registration deadline with the deepest discounts for Auto Glass Week™ 2014 is Wednesday, April 30. This year’s event will be held October 7-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md.

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GGG – Gold Glass Group Returns as a Copper Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2014

Auto Glass Week™, the three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza, is proud to announce that Gold Glass Group (GGG®), a company who specializes in parts and universal moldings for the automotive glass … Continue reading

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Stay Up-to-Date on the Latest Auto Glass Week™ News by Following Us Online!

As Auto Glass Week™ 2014 approaches, make sure you stay on top of the latest information by following us online. The 2014 event is set to be held October 7-9, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center and Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel and will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an Exhibition/Extravaganza.

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces New Sponsor: Creative Extruded Products

Creative Extruded Products, a manufacturer of OEM mouldings since 1979, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Auto Glass Week™. The three-day international event features automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza where sponsoring companies are showcased.

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces New Sponsor: Shenzhen Benson Automobile Glass Co. Ltd.

Auto Glass Week™, the three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza, is proud to announce the sponsorship of Shenzhen Benson Automobile Glass Co. Ltd., an automotive glass manufacturer of various types of windshields and tempered sidelites/backlites, is sponsoring the event at the Cobalt level.

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces New Sponsor: DINOL

DINOL, a leading, worldwide operating supplier of systems for bonding, sealing, noise reduction, abrasion protection, corrosion prevention, other coatings and application equipment, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Auto Glass Week™ at the Cobalt level. The three-day international event features automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza where sponsoring companies will be seen.

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Registration is Now Open for Auto Glass Week™ 2014!

It’s official! Registration for Auto Glass Week™ 2014 is now available online. This year’s event will be held October 7-9, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center and Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Md. Auto Glass Week is once again sponsored by the Auto Glass Safety Council, Independent Glass Association, National Glass Association, National Windshield Repair Association and AGRR™ magazine.

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Auto Glass Week™ 2014 Will be in Baltimore

There has been much speculation surrounding the location of Auto Glass Week 2014 and today, we’re making a big announcement. Baltimore will serve as the location for Auto Glass Week™ 2014. The event will be right across from Camden Yards and the picturesque InnerHarbor.

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Auto Glass Week™ 2014 to Be Held October 7-9 in Baltimore

Today Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) announced the 2014 dates and location. The event will be held October 7-9, 2014 at the BaltimoreConvention Center and Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Md.

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