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AGRR Magazine/glassBYTEs.com Newscast Covers Auto Glass Week™ 2009

Auto Glass Week™ 2022 is under a year away, and AGRR magazine/glassBYTEs’ team is preparing for its largest show yet. In anticipation of the San Antonio, Texas, event, rewind 11 years and catch vintage footage from 2009’s Las Vegas rendition.

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Meet the Winners: Calibration Competition Grand Champion—Mark Rogers

AGRR magazine interviewed Mark Rogers of Mel’s Auto Glass in Cincinnati, Ohio, after the awards ceremony. Youtube Link.

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Meet the Winners: Delta Kits Windshield Repair Competition (WRO) Gold Medalist—TJ Tirado

AGRR magazine interviewed TJ Tirado of Windshield Fitters Inc. in Katy, Texas after the awards ceremony. Youtube Link.

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To Calibrate or Not to Calibrate? There Is No Question

The importance of calibration was highlighted in a panel discussion in early June at Auto Glass Week 2021, and audience members heard it straight from the source in “Learning from Auto Glass Shops that Offer Calibration Services.” “So we’ve heard … Continue reading

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Meet the Winners: Delta Kits Windshield Repair Competition (WRO) Silver Medalist—Tiffany Domingos

AGRR magazine interviewed Tiffany Domingos of JJB Auto Glass in Atascadero, Calif., after the awards ceremony.  YouTube Link

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Rookie and Veteran Competitors Make Mark at AGW

This year’s Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) competitions were fierce. From June 7-9, the country’s finest repair and replacement technicians, calibrators and customer service representatives battled inside the walls of the Orange County Convention Center. When the dust settled and the … Continue reading

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Tech Change is the Theme at Auto Glass Week Close

“The car is a computer on wheels, and you need to be educated on its software and technology,” was the ominous warning issued by the closing speaker as the Auto Glass Week education program concluded in Orlando. Frank Terlep is … Continue reading

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AGTO, WRO Narrow Down Finalists

It wouldn’t be Auto Glass Week without the Auto Glass Technician Competition (AGTO) and Windshield Repair Competition (WRO). Preliminaries have been held over the last two days and now both fields have been narrowed down to four finalists. Vying for … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Revs into Second Gear—Day Two

Auto Glass Week swung into full gear today, the second day of the annual industry conference taking place this week in person in Orlando, and offering a virtual component as well. A full day of conference educational sessions began with … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week Kicks Off in Orlando

Auto Glass Week, the industry’s annual gathering kicked off today in Orlando before a large audience, and still more participating virtually. Opening day, complete with exhibitors, competitors and seminars, was a welcome attraction for so many who had not been … Continue reading

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AGW Competitors Gear up and Share Strategies

The Auto Glass Week™ competitions, to be held June 7-9 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., are fast approaching. How are competitors prepping for the showdowns? TJ Tirado, owner of Windshield Fitters Inc. and Rock Chip USA, … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Welcomes ALLDATA as a Cobalt Sponsor

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is pleased to welcome ALLDATA as a Cobalt sponsor to the world-class event starting next week in Orlando. ALLDATA provides unedited OEM automotive repair and collision information. Its more than 115,000 subscribers worldwide rely on ALLDATA … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week Announces Updated Health Protocols

Organizers of the upcoming Auto Glass Week™ have announced new safety and health protocols for the event. In accordance with CDC guidelines, AGW now has its final health safety protocols in place. These include: 1. Not attending if you are … Continue reading

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Attending Auto Glass Week™? Show Your Badge, Save Money and Have Fun

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) and Visit Orlando have teamed up to provide attendees with even more great ways to enjoy their stay in the Sunshine State and even save a few dollars. AGW, June 7-9 at the Orange County Convention … Continue reading

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AGRR™ Magazine Offers FREE Trade Show Pass to Auto Glass Week™

AGRR™ magazine offers a FREE Trade Show Pass to attend Auto Glass Week™ (AGW). This year’s event will be held June 7-9 in Orlando, Fla. in the Orange County Convention Center. Attendees can attend in person in Orlando or online … Continue reading

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First-Time Attendees Take Note: These 3 Tips Can Improve the AGW Experience

Event planners know that the customer experience is the top priority. The Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) team is proud that, in post-event surveys, more than 87 percent of attendees say they would return the following year. Value creation is key: … Continue reading

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AsTech Gears Up for Auto Glass Week

In anticipation of Auto Glass Week™, asTech’s Jake Rodenroth, Director of OEM and Industry Technical Relations, is gearing up for Calibrations: “Are You Calibrating Correctly?”—his live demo at the Orange County Convention Center on Monday, June 7 from 3 p.m. … Continue reading

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AGW Welcomes Protech Automotive Solutions as a Cobalt Sponsor

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is excited to announce that Protech Automotive Solutions has signed on as a cobalt sponsor. Protech’s certified technicians restore vehicle-safe driving technology systems to manufacturer specifications—such as blind-spot monitoring and collision avoidance. AGW is created and … Continue reading

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Busy Season is No Reason to Skip AGW—Attend Virtually!

Your book of business is booming. COVID-19 restrictions are waning, and more people are ready for repair and replacement services. How could you possibly take time for Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) 2021? Here’s how. The AGW team understands that June … Continue reading

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Take it from Anderson Cooper: 90 Minutes Could Lead to a Lifetime of Results—Register for Auto Glass Week™ to Learn More

“I’ve always been pretty skeptical of the whole body language thing I’ve seen on TV, but I like Janine Driver a lot. I think she’s got really good concrete advice. And she’s changed the way I’ve noticed things in conversations … Continue reading

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BidClips Joins Auto Glass Week™ as Copper Sponsor

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is pleased to welcome BidClips as a Copper-level event sponsor. BidClips is the premier sales platform for the glass industry. They created BidClips to help you take your leads from propose to close faster with automated … Continue reading

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AGW Attendee Benefit No. 741: Certification Training and Testing─Compliments of Auto Glass Week

Still not convinced of the value of attending Auto Glass Week™? Here’s one more reason: All attendees at Auto Glass Week (AGW) will have access to the AGSC certification training and testing program, as well as the NWRD windshield repair … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ is Just Four Weeks Away; Registration Still Open

We are heading into the final laps for Auto Glass Week™ and what may just be the best event yet in AGW’s long history. “We are definitely sensing the industry’s excitement for our first event since 2019,” said Tricia Lopez, … Continue reading

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AGW Welcomes Agile Truck Tools as Cobalt Sponsor

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is pleased to welcome Agile Truck Tools as a Cobalt sponsor to the world-class event in June. Agile is a master distributor of Autel ADAS equipment, diagnostic scan tools, battery testers and TPMS tools. It offers … Continue reading

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7 Easy Things to do Before Heading to Auto Glass Week

If you are making your way to Auto Glass Week™(AGW), here are 7 steps to help ensure you have the best possible experience. 1. Review the agenda and plan your days. 2. Check out the show floor online to see … Continue reading

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AGW Welcomes Creative Extruded as a Cobalt Sponsor

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is pleased to welcome Creative Extruded as a Cobalt sponsor to the world-class event in June. Register today at autoglassweek.com. Creative, a domestic manufacturer, produces the finest molding systems available; FlexiTrimTM universals and RightTrimTM vehicle specific … Continue reading

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Hotel Discounts for AGW Ending Soon – Reserve Your Rooms Today!

Still deciding where to stay for Auto Glass Week™? Your options are plenty but if you are considering a room at one of our partner hotels, discounts expire on May 14. The Rosen Centre Hotel and the Rosen Plaza Hotel … Continue reading

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Rolladeck Industries Joins Auto Glass Week™ as Cobalt Sponsor

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is pleased to welcome Rolladeck Industries as a Cobalt-level sponsor. The show offers three days packed with live demonstrations, competitions, exhibitions and quality educational seminars. The event will be held on June 7-9 in the Orange County … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week Announces New Sponsors

Auto Glass Week™ is the only event devoted solely to the auto glass OE and aftermarket, repair and replacement industry. It will take place June 7-9 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Experience educational seminars, competitions and … Continue reading

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Calls on Calls Extraordinary Answering Service Joins Auto Glass Week™ as Cobalt Sponsor

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is pleased to welcome Calls on Calls as a Cobalt-level event sponsor. If you are ready to improve your business, enhance your skills and meet other industry leaders, you need to attend AGW. This year’s event … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Welcomes New Cobalt Sponsor Burco, Inc.

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is pleased to announce that Burco, Inc. has signed as a Cobalt sponsor. AGW is the only worldwide event that is created and designed specifically for the auto glass repair and replacement industry. This year’s event, … Continue reading

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Preparing for Auto Glass Week™? Don’t Forget to Pack Your Questions

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is one of the industry’s best opportunities to meet new colleagues, share knowledge and ask questions, and this year’s event will not disappoint. “We know that sometimes the best knowledge and insights are gleaned during casual … Continue reading

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Panther Pro Joins Auto Glass Week as Copper Sponsor

  Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is pleased to welcome Panther Pro Inc. as a Copper event sponsor. AGW, June 7-9 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla., is the only worldwide event created and designed specifically for … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Full Program Announced

The final program for the industry’s only worldwide event created and specifically for the auto glass OE and aftermarket, repair and replacement industries has been released. Take a look at the updated Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) brochure. This year’s event, … Continue reading

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Competition Deadlines for Auto Glass Week are Near

Deadlines to register for the Auto Glass Week™ competitions, June 7-9 at the Orlando County Convention Center, in Orlando, Fla., are fast approaching. “There are many benefits to competition and each year it is one of the show’s highlights,” explains … Continue reading

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Conference Keynote Will Have You Rethinking Your Communication Skills

Does your body language speak louder than your words? Do you know how best to present yourself with your peers, customers, and supervisors? To help answer these questions, Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) has scheduled a dynamic presenter who will provide … Continue reading

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Looking for that Competitive Advantage? Attend Auto Glass Week™.

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is your one-stop-shop to enhance your business skills, gain industry insight and make valuable connections. This year’s conference, June 7-9 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., will be a powerful experience that offers … Continue reading

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Webinars Provide Quality Content Plus a Sneak Peek to Auto Glass Week™

Industry veterans gearing up for Auto Glass Week™, and others considering attendance, should mark their calendars for the upcoming AGW Preview Day Seminar Series Webinars. These educational webinars will provide value to your business and make a wonderful addition to … Continue reading

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AGW Preview Day is Tomorrow Online

Auto Glass Week™ starts the 2021 year of education and sponsoring exhibits with a free online peek -AGW Preview Day begins tomorrow, January 12. The event will run from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and will incorporate the … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Preview Day Offers $100 Gift Card to Top Leaderboard Winner

Plan to be a part of the Auto Glass Week™ AGW Preview Day on January 12. Get a preview of what you will see in Orlando in June—free and online by attending AGW Preview Day. When attendees login to the … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Gives Free Insight to Event with January 12 Preview Day

Auto Glass Week™ will provide a virtual inside view of what to expect for the June AGW@Home event. Register for free to participate in the January 12 Preview Day where a sampling of sponsors will hold virtual booths, an educational … Continue reading

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PMA/TOOLS Inc. Joins Auto Glass Week™ 2021 as Cobalt Sponsor

Auto Glass Week™ 2021 (AGW), the OE and aftermarket auto glass repair and replacement trade show and educational event, is pleased to welcome PMA/TOOLS Inc. as a Cobalt sponsor to the 2021 exhibition floor. The educational event, which includes the … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2020 Call for Session Topics

Auto Glass Week™ 2020 in Orlando, Florida is offering all industry members the opportunity to submit their session topic ideas for consideration. The educational program team is providing a link with a brief survey for those in the automotive glass … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2020 Dates Announced

Auto Glass Week™ is excited to announce the location and dates for the 2020 show! Join us September 22-24, 2020 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. This three-day event offers direct access to top industry manufacturers and … Continue reading

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Mason Receives Carl F. Tompkins Award for Excellence

Today at Auto Glass Week™ 2019, Troy Mason of TechnaGlass was honored as the recipient of the tenth annual Carl F. Tompkins Award for Excellence in advancement of auto glass safety. The event is being held this week in Indianapolis. … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Gears Up in Indy

Auto Glass Week™ 2019 opens tomorrow morning at the Indianapolis Convention Center in downtown Indy. More than 40 speakers, 30 presentations, four competitions and a packed trade show floor along with a chance to win a brand new Chevy Silverado … Continue reading

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Developing and Executing your Company’s Financial Plan

There is a reason it’s called financial planning–you can’t run a business without having a plan when it comes to the finances. Experts such as Justin Krane, president of Krane Financial Solutions, has worked with small business owners for the … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Calibration Competition Deadline Soon – Register Today!

Now in its second year, the Auto Glass Calibration Competition, sponsored by Opti-Aim™, is a premier international competition designed to find and honor the auto glass technician who completes the best auto glass calibration. The competition will take place during … Continue reading

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Additional Sponsors Join Exhibition Floor at Auto Glass Week™

At Auto Glass Week™ you can experience three days of valued education, networking opportunities, exciting competitions and an exhibition floor full of top industry suppliers. The educational event will take place at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind., September … Continue reading

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PGW Auto Glass, LLC Returns to Auto Glass Week™ 2019 as Silver Sponsor

PGW Auto Glass, LLC is returning to Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) as a Silver-level sponsor. The educational event will take place at the Indiana Convention Center, September 4-6 in Indianapolis, Ind. PGW Auto Glass, LLC, a subsidiary of LKQ Corporation, … Continue reading

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Three New Cobalt Sponsors Join Auto Glass Week™

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW), the leading OE and aftermarket auto glass repair and replacement leading trade show, is pleased to welcome three Cobalt-level sponsors to the 2019 exhibition floor. The educational event will be held September 4-6 at the Indiana … Continue reading

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Additional Sponsors Join Exhibition Floor at Auto Glass Week™

At Auto Glass Week™ you can experience three days of valued education, networking opportunities, exciting competitions and an exhibition floor full of top industry suppliers. Below are some of the recently added Cobalt sponsors attendees can visit at Auto Glass … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces Educational Program

The educational program, sponsored by XYG, has been announced for Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) 2019, the leading auto glass repair and replacement educational conference and trade show. Auto Glass Week will take place September 4-6 at the Indiana Convention Center … Continue reading

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Glass Mechanix Solutions Upgrades to Bronze Sponsor at Auto Glass Week™ 2019

Glass Mechanix Solutions has upgraded its sponsorship from a Cobalt to Bronze-level for Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) 2019. Glass Mechanix Solutions is a world-leading manufacturer of windshield repair tools and supplies in addition to providing VIN lookup and point of … Continue reading

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Win a Truck at Auto Glass Week™ 2019!

That’s right! At Auto Glass Week™, taking place September 4-6 in Indianapolis, Ind., one lucky individual will drive away in a brand new truck! How It Works: All eligible* attendees will have up to six chances to receive a key. … Continue reading

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Three New Copper Sponsors Join Auto Glass Week™

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is pleased to welcome three more Copper-level sponsors to the 2019 exhibition floor. Auto Glass Week will take place at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, September 4-6, 2019. It is the only event that focuses … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2019 Welcomes Three New Cobalt Sponsors

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is ready to bring you three full days of valued education, networking opportunities, exciting competitions and an exhibition floor full of top industry suppliers. The show will take place at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, … Continue reading

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Carlex Joins Trade Show Floor as Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™

Carlex is sponsoring Auto Glass Week™ once again at the Bronze-level. The company can be found in the exhibition hall at the Indiana Convention Center, to be held September 4-6 in Indianapolis, Ind. Carlex is a global original equipment manufacturer … Continue reading

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Mygrant Glass Company Returns to Auto Glass Week™ as Silver Sponsor

Mygrant Glass Company has claimed its spot as a Silver-level sponsor of Auto Glass Week™. The event is the only event devoted solely to the original equipment (OE) and aftermarket auto glass repair and replacement industry. It will take place … Continue reading

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Four New Companies Join Auto Glass Week™ as Cobalt Sponsors

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) is pleased to welcome four more sponsors to the 2019 exhibition floor. The event will take place at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind., September 4-6, 2019. It is the only event that focuses on … Continue reading

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Autel Joins Trade Show Floor as Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™

Autel is joining Auto Glass Week™ once again as a Bronze-level sponsor. The company can be found in the exhibition hall at the Indiana Convention Center, to be held September 4-6 in Indianapolis, Ind. Autel offers diagnostic tools and ADAS … 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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Xinyi Glass Joins Auto Glass Week™ 2019 Line-Up of Sponsors

Platinum-level sponsor Xinyi Glass is back for an action-packed time of education, competitions and exhibition at Auto Glass Week™ (AGW), September 4-6 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Xinyi Glass is making its return this year as a Platinum-level … Continue reading

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VITRO Returns to Auto Glass Week™ 2019 as Platinum Sponsor

VITRO is back as a Platinum-level sponsor at Auto Glass Week™(AGW), taking place September 4-6, 2019 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind. VITRO is a world-wide leading manufacturer of automotive glass for the OEM and ARG market. It … Continue reading

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Pilkington North America Returns to Auto Glass Week™ as Platinum Plus Sponsor

Pilkington North America will once again join Auto Glass Week™ as a top sponsor for the 2019 show. The company will be returning as a Platinum Plus sponsor and continues to support the future of the auto glass repair and … Continue reading

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GlasWeld Returns to Auto Glass Week™ as Platinum Plus Sponsor

GlasWeld  has officially claimed its spot as a Platinum Plus sponsor at Auto Glass Week™ 2019 this fall in Indianapolis, Ind. The company will also serve as the named sponsor of the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition in Honor of Walt … Continue reading

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Plan to Attend Auto Glass Week™ 2019 – Registration Now Open!

Online registration for Auto Glass Week™ 2019 is now open! The international event will take place September 4-6 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind. Auto Glass Week is designed for the original equipment (OE) and aftermarket auto glass … Continue reading

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Celebrating International Women’s Day with Auto Glass

Today is International Women’s Day, and it wouldn’t be complete without highlighting a few women in auto glass. Though the industry has been and is still predominately male driven, more women are finding success working on everything from installs to … Continue reading

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Rosemia Tiglao of Santa Clara, Calif., Wins the Ford F-150

Out of eight finalists, it came down to the last two to find out who would win the Ford F-150 given away during the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) and Auto Glass Week™. The winner came on the … Continue reading

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Blog: The Harder you Work, the Luckier you Get

BLOG: The Harder You Work, The Luckier You Get

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In Case you Missed it: Mitchell International Announces Sweeping Changes to NAGS at Auto Glass Week

In Case you Missed it: Mitchell International Announces Sweeping Changes to NAGS at Auto Glass Week

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The Sky Is the Limit for the Future of Automotive Glass

Auto Glass Week™ featured a keynote from speaker Michael Robinson, an American car designer based in Italy. Robinson engaged the crowd with the possibility of the future. While it is easy to see what will happen in the afternoon, it … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Seminars Continue

Hundreds of auto glass professionals came and participated in the first auto glass seminar Friday morning at Auto Glass Week™ in San Antonio. It focused on trends in insurance glass claims and was presented by Kay Wakeman, a research analyst … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Exhibitors Showcase Their Products

The showroom floor of Auto Glass Week™ in San Antonio was filled from wall to wall with exhibitors and industry professionals eager to learn about what’s new in auto glass. The reigning theme was overall growth. Some companies, such as … Continue reading

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Nancy Friedman: Morning Coffee with a Side of Advice

Friday morning at Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) started off with Morning Coffee with Nancy Friedman, also known as the telephone doctor. Friedman has helped hundreds of companies increase their service level through her commonsense ideas, skills, tips and techniques. This … Continue reading

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Excitement at Every Turn on Day 1

Auto glass professionals began their journey through Auto Glass Week™ on the first day of the conference today. Guests and participants could take advantage of seminars and added programs like Morning Coffee with Carl Tompkins. Morning Coffee with Carl Tompkins … Continue reading

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Education at the Forefront of Seminars

Thursday morning also gave attendees at Auto Glass Week™ in San Antonio the opportunity to take advantage of more seminars prior to the show floor opening. Seminars ranged from teaching the values of OE and aftermarket auto glass to advanced … Continue reading

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Richard Rawlings Inspires at AGW and WFCT

Thursday’s keynote speaker for Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) and the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) was Richard Rawlings, the host of popular Discovery Channel show “Fast N’ Loud,” and the owner of Dallas-based Gas Monkey Garage. Rawlings answered … Continue reading

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First Finalist Named for Free Truck! Six Chances Remain!

The first finalist for the free truck giveaway at Auto Glass Week™ has been announced. Bill Tiedje of Mike’s Auto Glass in Ft. Myers, Fla., was selected randomly and has earned the first finalist key and the opportunity to open … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week ™ Welcomes Christopher Ligori & Associates

Christopher Ligori & Associates is participating as a Copper sponsor for Auto Glass Week™. The global event will be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Christopher Ligori & Associates is a plaintiff’s … Continue reading

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Henkel Joins Auto Glass Week™ as a Sponsor

Visit Henkel in Hall 4 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center during Auto Glass Week™, which will be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Henkel’s direct glazing adhesives offers high safety … Continue reading

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Dash Glass LLC Joins Auto Glass Week ™ as a Silver Sponsor

Auto Glass Week™ welcomes Dash Glass LLC as a Silver sponsor. The event will be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Dash Glass provides innovative technology solutions for glass shops and insurance … Continue reading

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Bosch Automotive Service Solutions to Serve as a Copper Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™

Bosch Automotive Service Solutions joins Auto Glass Week™ as a Copper sponsor. The event is slated for September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Bosch’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems’ (ADAS) recalibration kits include 18 … Continue reading

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Lil Buddy Is Back as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Lil Buddy is returning to Auto Glass Week™ as a Cobalt sponsor. Look for the company in booth 117 in Hall 4 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center during the global event to be held September 27-29 in beautiful … Continue reading

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GTS Services Returns to Auto Glass Week™ as a Sponsor

GTS Services will be at Auto Glass Week™ 2018 as a Cobalt sponsor. The company will be in Hall 4, booth 228 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, on September 27-29. GTS provides leading point-of-sale … Continue reading

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Arney’s Solo Installation Tool Joins Auto Glass Week™ as a Sponsor

Visit Arney’s Solo Installation Tool in booth 102 in Hall 4 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center during Auto Glass Week™, which will be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The … Continue reading

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National Glass Brokers Signs 0n as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Visit National Glass Brokers in Hall 4 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The event will be held September 27-29. National Glass Brokers provides windshields and tempered parts at factory direct prices. To register to … Continue reading

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Glass Doctor to Serve as a Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™

Glass Doctor is participating as a Cobalt sponsor for Auto Glass Week™. The global event will be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Glass Doctor, a neighborly company, leads the market in … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Welcomes Mopar/FCA US LLC as a Sponsor

Mopar/FCA US LLC has signed on as a Cobalt sponsor for Auto Glass Week™ — a global event to be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Mopar provides glass for FCA US … Continue reading

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asTech Joins Auto Glass Week™ as a Cobalt Sponsor

Auto Glass Week™ welcomes asTech as a sponsor. The event will be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. asTech is a leading diagnostic provider for users. It provides remote access to OEM … Continue reading

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Glass.com® Inc. Returns as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Look for Glass.com® in booth 303, Hall 4 during Auto Glass Week™. The company will serve as a Cobalt sponsor for the global event to be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Glass.com® … Continue reading

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Burco, Inc. to Return to Auto Glass Week™ as a Cobalt Sponsor

Visit Burco, Inc. in Hall 4, booth 203 in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center during Auto Glass Week™ 2018. The event will be held September 27-29. Burco is a manufacturer of side view mirrors and windshield racking systems. The … Continue reading

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Duncan Systems, a Lippert Components Company, to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™

Duncan Systems, a Lippert Components Company, will serve as a Cobalt sponsor of Auto Glass Week™, which is slated for September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Duncan Systems is the RV industry’s No. … Continue reading

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Mantaline Corporation Joins Auto Glass Week™ as a Sponsor

Mantaline Corporation has signed on as a Cobalt sponsor for Auto Glass Week™. The global event will be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Mantaline Corporation offers rubber moulding and rubber/thermoplastic extrusion capabilities … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Welcomes Back Mitchell International (NAGS) as a Sponsor

Mitchell International (NAGS) is returning to Auto Glass Week™ as a Cobalt sponsor. The company provides Glassmate™—a point-of-sale system that provides parts information, quote functions, work orders, invoicing and VIN decoding—all with access to NAGS. Visit Mitchell International in booth … Continue reading

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Win the Truck! Pre-Register Today Before Midnight to Increase Your Chances to Win

Register online by midnight tonight for Auto Glass Week™ and increase your entries to win a free truck! All eligible* registrants who pre-register by September 7, 2018 will receive two additional chances to win a free truck. These two are … Continue reading

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Quest Software to Serve as a Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) welcomes back Quest Software as a sponsor.  AGW will be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Quest Software Inc. provides point-of-sale software, web or server-based, EDI, Quickbooks, Pilkington, … Continue reading

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Marcy Adhesives Is Back as a Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™

Marcy Adhesives is returning this year as a sponsor for Auto Glass Week™ to be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Marcy is the global leader of pre-applied adhesives for AGR. It … Continue reading

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Win a Free Truck! Pre-Register by Friday, Sept. 7 to Increase Your Chances to Win

Register online by the Friday, September 7 pre-registration deadline for Auto Glass Week™ and increase your entries to win a free truck! Continue reading

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IBS Software to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™

Visit IBS Software in booth 109 of Hall 4, in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center during Auto Glass Week™. The event will be held September 27-29 in San Antonio, Texas. IBS is showcasing its 100-percent internet-based Elmo Anywhere. Elmo … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Welcomes DINOL as a Sponsor

DINOL will be in Hall 4, booth 113 during Auto Glass Week™ 2018 serving as a Cobalt sponsor. Auto Glass Week will be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. DINOL is a … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ is Truly a Global Event with 19 Countries Attending

Attendees are coming from all over the world for this year’s Auto Glass Week™ to be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Continue reading

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Clean Plus, Inc./CPI Divisions to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2018

Clean Plus, Inc./CPI Divisions is returning to Auto Glass Week™ as a Cobalt sponsor. The company will be in Hall 4, booth 232 during the event slated for September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, … Continue reading

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Yih-Tair Industrial Inc./FlexLine® Is Back as an Auto Glass Week™ Sponsor

Yih-Tair Industrial Inc./FlexLine® can be found in Hall 4, booth 230 during Auto Glass Week™ 2018. Auto Glass Week will be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Continue reading

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Creative Extruded Products, LLC. Is Back as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Creative Extruded Products, LLC, has joined Auto Glass Week™ as a Cobalt sponsor. The company will be in Hall 4, booth 217 during the global event. Creative Extruded Products supplies auto glass mouldings to the OEM and aftermarket markets. It … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Welcomes Glass Magic Professional as a Sponsor

Glass Magic Professional will be in Hall 4, booth 134 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center during Auto Glass Week™ 2018. Glass Magic Professional’s one-step resin helps repair technicians service more clients and make extra profits. Visit booth 134 … Continue reading

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Finalists for First-Ever Calibration Competition Announced

The four finalists for the inaugural Auto Glass Technician Calibration Competition to be held at Auto Glass Week™ 2018 have been announced. They come from all over the United States, including Arizona, Kentucky, South Carolina and Idaho. Continue reading

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Time to Sharpen Up Your Game!
4th Annual Industry Golf Tournament Deadline Approaching

The greens of TPC San Antonio await. Be sure to get your registrations in for your team to claim your spot on a course we have never played before. It all kicks off Wednesday, September 26 with a 1:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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WRD Glass Tools Inc. to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2018

WRD Glass Tools Inc. has joined Auto Glass Week™ as a Cobalt sponsor. Auto Glass Week will be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. WRD Glass Tools specializes in providing the WRD … Continue reading

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Meritool LLC Returns as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Be sure not to miss Meritool LLC during Auto Glass Week™ 2018. As a Cobalt sponsor, the company will be in Hall 4, booth 418 during the premier event. Meritool LLC specializes in providing American-designed, assembled and approved tools, including … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Is Less Than One Month Away; Hotel Room Discounts End 9/4; Pre-Registration Ends 9/7

The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in beautiful San Antonio, Texas, will be bustling with industry activity in one month as the auto glass repair and replacement industry descends for three full days of education, competitions and networking. There is still time to take advantage of pre-registration savings if you act soon. Continue reading

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GGG is Back as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

GGG will return to Auto Glass Week™ 2018 as a Cobalt sponsor. The company will be in Hall 4, booth 213 during the global event, which will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, … Continue reading

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Mainstreet Computers Inc. Joins Auto Glass Week™ as a Cobalt Sponsor

Mainstreet Computers can be found in Hall 4, booth 520, during Auto Glass Week™ 2018. The global event will be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in beautiful San Antonio, Texas. Mainstreet provides the leading glass … Continue reading

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GT Tools to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2018

GT Tools will be in Hall 4, booth 516 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, during Auto Glass Week™. The company will be serving as a Cobalt sponsor of the show. GT Tools® manufactures and … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Welcomes Verax Chemical Company as a Sponsor

Verax Chemical Company has joined Auto Glass Week™ 2018 as a Cobalt sponsor. The company, which will be in Hall 4, booth 234 during the show, is the manufacturer of Dyna-Wipes, which it said is the best hand and tool … Continue reading

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Visit Mygrant Glass at Auto Glass Week™ 2018

Mygrant Glass is returning to Auto Glass Week™ 2018 as a Bronze sponsor. Visit the company in Hall 4, booth 108 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on September 27-29. Mygrant Glass Company is a leading independent auto glass … Continue reading

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C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. is Back as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

As a Cobalt sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2018, C.R. Laurence Co. is located in Hall 4, booth 416 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center September 27-29. CRL is an ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturer and supplier to the AGRR … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Welcomes Back Spray-X as a Cobalt Sponsor

Spray-X has signed on as a Cobalt Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2018. Visit the company in Hall 4, booth 133 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center during the event. Spray-X is “America’s Favorite Foaming Glass Cleaner.” It is … Continue reading

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Hyatt Regency San Antonio Sold Out, Auto Glass Week™ Adds Hotel

With just over a month until Auto Glass Week™, the Hyatt Regency San Antonio has sold out. Auto Glass Week has arranged for an overflow hotel if the Hyatt Regency San Antonio does not have your complete stay. Continue reading

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Sunroof Express Inc. Joins Auto Glass Week™ 2018 as a Cobalt Sponsor

Auto Glass Week welcomes back Sunroof Express Inc. as a Cobalt Sponsor of Auto Glass Week. The company can be found in booth 114 of the exhibition hall. Sunroof Express is a top resource for the highest quality sunroof and … Continue reading

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Extractor to Serve as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Extractor is returning to Auto Glass Week™ as a Cobalt sponsor. Visit the company in booth 132 of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in beautiful San Antonio, Texas, during exhibition hours on September 27-29. Extractor offers a range of … Continue reading

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Act Soon! Auto Glass Week™ Pre-Registration Deadline Coming Up

Pre-register online for Auto Glass Week™ 2018 by September 7 as a full attendee and save $50 off the onsite price per person. You can also take advantage of a special offer: purchase two full pre-registrations and the third full registration is free! Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Welcomes Back Glass Mechanix Solutions

Glass Mechanix Solutions will serve as a Cobalt sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ September 27-29 in San Antonio, Texas. Continue reading

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A.N. Designs, Inc. Signs On as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Auto Glass Week™ welcomes back A.N. Designs, Inc. as a Cobalt sponsor of Auto Glass Week™. Visit the company in booth 121 during the event that will be held September 27-29 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Continue reading

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Sign Up Now for the Fourth Annual Auto Glass Golf Tournament

The Fourth Annual Industry Golf Tournament is back by popular demand. Join us on the greens of the beautiful TPC San Antonio for an 18-hold scramble on Wednesday, September 26, just prior to the opening of Auto Glass Week™. The lunch buffet will start at noon, followed by a 1:00 p.m. shotgun start. Continue reading

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Delta Kits Returns as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Be sure not to miss Delta Kits while you’re visiting the exhibition hall during Auto Glass Week™ 2018. The Cobalt sponsor can be found in booth 115 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio September 27-29. Since … 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. 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™ 2018 Welcomes Autel as a Copper Sponsor

Autel is joining Auto Glass Week™ 2018 as a Copper sponsor. The company can be found in the exhibition hall of the international original equipment (OE) and aftermarket automotive glass event. It will be held September 27-29 at the Henry … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of Auto Glass Week’s Offer: Buy Two, Get One Full Registration Free

Spend three days learning from the best in the business, mingling with top vendors and manufacturers and witnessing four nail-biting competitions during Auto Glass Week™ 2018. Educate your entire team at the event by taking advantage of a special registration … Continue reading

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Register Online Now for Auto Glass Week™ 2018

Online registration for Auto Glass Week™ 2018 is now open. The international original equipment (OE) and aftermarket auto glass repair and replacement event will be held September 27-29, 2018, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: A Look at the Top Stories of 2017

Before we head into the New Year, let’s have a look at the stories that generated the most traffic on glassBYTEs.com™ throughout 2017. Customer Allegedly Finds Safelite Technician in Compromising Situation This year’s most read story involved a Florida resident … Continue reading

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Mark Kelly Inspires Auto Glass Week™ Attendees with Keynote Speech

Retired astronaut, engineer and U.S. Navy Captain Mark Kelly delivered an inspiring keynote speech at Auto Glass Week in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Wednesday. He spoke about some of the most defining moments of his career and weaved those … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Show Floor Busy and New Products Abound

Auto Glass Week officially opened yesterday, and of course one of the highlights was the new products on the show floor. PGW talked about all its offerings, including the fact that it now offers Bosch Power Tools. Company representative Monica … Continue reading

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Paint Protection Film: Big Investment, Bigger Return

The automotive aftermarket restyling arena has a lot to offer auto glass shops looking to diversify. Chances are, you’re familiar with the value of window tint, but have you considered adding paint protection film (PPF) to your company’s services? It … Continue reading

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On the Blogs: What Can you Not Live Without?

I am, of course, referring to your job in the auto glass industry, when I ask: what app, website or trick could you not live without on the road? But first, a little about me and why I am asking. … Continue reading

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Top Five Reasons to Attend Auto Glass Week™ 2017

Auto Glass Week™ will feature three action-packed days October 4-6 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center and Hilton West Palm Beach in West Palm Beach, Fla. Here are the top five reasons you should attend.  Location, location, location. You … Continue reading

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GlasWeld Returns to Auto Glass Week™ as Platinum Plus Sponsor

GlasWeld  will return as a supporting company and increase to the level of Platinum Plus Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™ 2017 this fall in West Palm Beach, Fla. The company is once again serving as the named sponsor of the … Continue reading

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Join Us for a Preview of Auto Glass Week™ 2017

Let’s take a sneak peek at the gorgeous West Palm Beach, Fla., area—the location of Auto Glass Week™ 2017. Plan now to attend the event which will be held October 4-6, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center and Hilton West Palm Beach. Continue reading

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Pilkington North America Returns to Auto Glass Week™ as Platinum Plus Sponsor

Pilkington North America will return as a supporting company and increase to the level of Platinum Plus Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™ 2017 this fall in West Palm Beach, Fla. The company is once again serving as the named sponsor … Continue reading

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Dates and Location Announced for Auto Glass Week™ 2017

Hot on the heels of the success of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 in San Antonio, show organizers have released the dates and location of the 2017 event. Continue reading

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Photos Available from Auto Glass Week™ 2016

Auto Glass Week™ 2016 now has event photos available for review and purchase. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week Wrap-Up: Competitors, Owners and Attendees

What is Auto Glass Week really like? We talked to some of the folks who came to San Antonio – competitors, owners and attendees – and got their impressions of the show. Continue reading

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Kelly McDonald: Know Your Customers – Really, Really Well

America is no longer a melting pot–it’s a salad bowl. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Attendees Get an Education

In today’s video we have more on all the seminars taking place at Auto Glass Week™ including how to position your company to be a dominant player. The competitions continue, and suppliers continued to show off their best products. Click … Continue reading

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Sunroof Express to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016

Sunroof Express will sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2016 Opens in Just One Week!

Auto Glass Week™ 2016 will kick off in just one week at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. This is a not-to-miss event packed full of education, competitions and networking. Continue reading

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SIKA Corporation Returns as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

SIKA Corporation will sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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TODAY’S BLOG: The Importance of Your Involvement

“Auto Glass Week™ is October 5-7, and your visit to the international trade show and festivities is the best way to get involved with your industry and take a few days off. San Antonio, Texas, the location of this year’s show, has a lot to offer. Walk along Riverwalk, sip a margarita and enjoy the music seeping out of the many restaurants and bars along the way. Go to historic San Antonio and visit the Alamo. Walk your industry’s trade show floor and learn what is new and upcoming.”—Bob Beranek Continue reading

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Onsite Registration is Still Available for Auto Glass Week™

We are only two weeks away from the opening of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 5-7. Continue reading

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T.E.S.T. Kfz-Ersatzteile GmbH to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™

T.E.S.T. Kfz-Ersatzteile GmbH will sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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CallBlu to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™

CallBlu will Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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Clean Plus Inc./CPI Divisions Returns as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Clean Plus Inc./CPI Divisions will Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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A Night Out at Auto Glass Week™

Register by Friday, September 16, for the Auto Glass Week™ Pub Crawl, which is Sponsored by Scorpion Window Film. After Friday, only a limited number of tickets will be available onsite at registration during Auto Glass Week, so hurry and sign up now to ensure your spot in this optional event! Continue reading

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Registration Deadline Approaching for Auto Glass Week™ Golf Tournament at TPC San Antonio

The last day to register for the annual Auto Glass Week™ Golf Tournament is this Friday, September 16. The event will be held Tuesday, October 4 at TPC San Antonio, home of the PGA Tour’s Valero Texas Open. Continue reading

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Shore.com Is a New Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™ 2016

Shore.com will Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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Discount Room Rates for Auto Glass Week™ End Saturday

Auto Glass Week™ is reaching record numbers and has sold out at our host hotel. Room nights are still available at the Marriott Riverwalk. The Marriott Rivercenter is full. The hotels are next to each other. Continue reading

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Reach Auto Glass Week™ 2016 Via Your Smartphone

Need the latest information about Auto Glass Week™ 2016 while you’re on the go? Thanks to LYNX Services’ Sponsorship, Auto Glass Week’s mobile app on Guidebook is now live. Continue reading

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Seminars for the Industry: Positioning Your Company to Be a Dominant Player in Your Local Market

Join us at Auto Glass Week™ 2016, October 5-7, and learn from the best in the business. The three-day automotive glass industry event will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas. Continue reading

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Seminars for the Industry: Leadership Skills for AGRR Companies

Join us at Auto Glass Week™ 2016, October 5-7, and learn from the best in the business. The three-day automotive glass industry event will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas. Continue reading

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Attendees to See Many New Companies Among the Familiar at Auto Glass Week™; Less Than Five Booths Remain

Participants at Auto Glass Week™ always look forward to visiting the sponsors exhibiting at the show. In fact, all previous exhibitors, with one exception, are back for 2016—along with many new companies. In addition to seeing these fine companies, the number of companies has expanded by more than 25 percent. A full quarter of the sponsors will be debuting and displaying their products and services before attendees for the first time. Continue reading

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Seminars for the Industry: ADAS and Solutions to Recalibration Issues

Keep the business where you want it. Learn how from the best at Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this October 5-7. Continue reading

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Burco, Inc., to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016

Burco, Inc., will Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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Meritool LLC to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016

Meritools LLC will Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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DINOL to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016

DINOL will Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. “DINOL has been a proud sponsor of Auto Glass … Continue reading

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AEGIS Tools International to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™

AEGIS Tools International will Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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Have You Made Your Hotel Reservations for Auto Glass Week™?

With Auto Glass Week™ 2016 steadily approaching, now’s the time to finalize your trip to San Antonio and make sure your hotel reservations are in place. 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? Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Watch the Relationship Between Windshields and Airbags in Action

As many technicians know, windshields play a vital role in a vehicle’s safety system. When airbags deploy, they bounce off the glass and a properly installed windshield helps to ensure the driver and passenger’s safety in a crash. See this relationship in action thanks to crash test footage supplied by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Also, learn the names of this year’s featured speakers during Auto Glass Week™ 2016. We’ll also share more about the second annual golf tournament to be held just prior to Auto Glass Week in our June newscast. Continue reading

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Yih-Tair Ind/Flexline® to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™

Yih-Tair Ind/Flexline® will Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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A.N. Designs, Inc. to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™

A.N. Designs, Inc. will Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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Precision Replacement Parts Returns as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Precision Replacement Parts will return as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. “Auto Glass Week … Continue reading

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Glass Mechanix Solutions Returns as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Glass Mechanix Solutions will return as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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eDirectGlass to Return as Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

eDirectGlass will serve as a Bronze Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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Glass.net Returns as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Glass.net will return as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Benson Autoglass Returns as a Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™

Benson Autoglass will return as a Cobalt Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2016 Welcomes Back Dow Automotive Systems as Sponsor

Dow Automotive Systems will return as a Bronze Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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Diatech Returns as Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Diatech will return as a Cobalt Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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

GGG – Gold Glass Group will return as a Copper Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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Newscast: Learn the Latest on ADAS

How will Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) impact your business? Gain insight into this technology and join us as we go behind the scenes at the Novus Super Session in our newscast. And learn some of the topics on the agenda for Auto Glass Week™ 2016. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2016 Welcomes Fuyao Glass America Back as a Gold Sponsor

Fuyao Glass America (FGA) will return as a Gold Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. “Auto … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2016 Welcomes Equalizer® Back as Sponsor

Equalizer® will return as a Gold Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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What’s New with Auto Glass Week™ 2016?

There have been several new developments this month with our annual three-day international event, Auto Glass Week™ 2016. The upcoming show will be held October 5-7 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas, and will feature the attendee-favorite automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor full of top-notch industry suppliers. Continue reading

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Tricia Lopez Presented Extraordinary Service Award at Key Communications Inc.

Tricia Lopez, a member of the meetings and conferences department and the competition coordinator for Auto Glass Week™ and the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™, has been recognized by the magazine’s parent company, Key Communications Inc., through its presentation … Continue reading

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Hill Offers Financial Tips Essential to Running a Successful AGRR Business

Calling upon his more than 40 years of industry experience, Lyle Hill, managing director of Keytech North America, offered a fast-paced overview on Friday during Auto Glass Week™ highlighting the financial principals essential for any manager or owner attempting to run a successful business. Continue reading

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Meet This Year’s Gold Medalists

Join us as we talk with this year’s gold medalists of the Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Competition and the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition in Honor of Walt Gorman. Also, learn what attendees thought of this year’s keynote speaker—Jack Welch. Continue reading

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Expert Panel Offers Insight into Arbitration, Appraisals and Anti-Steering

Several panelists led a workshop during Auto Glass Week™ that took attendees through practical steps that companies have had success with such as arbitration, appraisals and anti-steering strategies. “We want to help glass companies through issues they deal with and … Continue reading

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Lil Buddy to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2015

The three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor is proud to welcome Lil Buddy, which specializes in creating innovative tools for the automotive glass repair industry. Continue reading

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Burco Inc. to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2015

The three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor is proud to welcome Burco Inc., which manufactures and supplies side-view mirror glass replacements, windshield racks and glass cleaner. Continue reading

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Marcy Adhesives to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2015

The three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor is proud to welcome Marcy Adhesives, which produces “The World’s Best Universal” mouldings, both underglass, channel and more. Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain Autover USA to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2015

The three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor, is proud to welcome Saint-Gobain Autover USA, which specializes in the aftermarket distribution of “SEKURIT” auto glass produced in facilities worldwide. When asked what … Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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A Live Show Demo Not to Be Missed at Auto Glass Week™ 2015

The evolution of Ford’s F-150 has been chronicled in news nationwide such as The Washington Post in recent days. Join us at this year’s Auto Glass Week™ and watch a full installation of every piece of glass on this groundbreaking … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2015 Exhibition Floor Almost Sold Out

By now you know that Sponsor after Sponsor have been signing up and securing their booth spaces for Auto Glass Week™ 2015. The exhibition floor is nearly sold out for the upcoming event, which will be held September 30 – October 2 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nev. Continue reading

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Learn from the Experts: Strategies to Retain Business—Anti-Steering and Arbitration Workshop

Keep the business where you want it. Learn how from the best at Auto Glass Week™ 2015 this September 30 – October 2. Continue reading

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Make a Hole-in-One at Auto Glass Week™ and Win $50,000, Courtesy of eDirectGlass

Our inaugural industry golf tournament, to be held Tuesday, September 29, at LakeRidge Golf Course in Reno, will now feature a hole-in-one contest, sponsored by eDirectGlass. The first player who makes an ace on the 220-yard, par-3 15th hole will win a cash prize of $50,000. Continue reading

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C.R. Laurence to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2015

The three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor, is proud to welcome C.R. Laurence Co., Inc., an ISO 9001:2008 certified premier manufacturer that has built innovative truck and van windows, sliders, sunroofs, and accessories for more than 40 years. Continue reading

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Extractor to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2015

The three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor, is proud to once again welcome Extractor, which offers a complete line of pneumatic, electric and cordless removal tools. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Host Hotel Rates Soon to Rise—Reserve Your Room Today!

The deadline for you to reserve your room for Auto Glass Week™ 2015 at the discounted rate is steadily approaching! Our host hotel, the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, is offering discounted room rates for participants of Auto Glass Week at $94 USD per night, plus tax (September 28 – October 1) and $159 USD per night, plus tax (October 2 – October 3). This discounted room rate is available on a first-come, first-served basis and ends September 8. Continue reading

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Learn from the Experts: Calibration—Do You Fit in the Future Installation Marketplace?

Learn from the best at Auto Glass Week™ 2015 this September 30 – October 2. The three-day automotive glass industry event will be held at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nev. Join us to … Continue reading

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Learn from the Experts: Current Legal and Regulatory Issues in the Automotive Glass Business

Join us at Auto Glass Week™ 2015, September 30-October 2, and learn from the best in business. The three-day automotive glass industry event will be held at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nev. Continue reading

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GUEST BLOG: East Coasters Will Love Reno

“The East Coast of the United States is home to some of the greatest cities in the world. The nation’s largest city, the nation’s Capital and the nation’s birthplace all reside in the East, each pulling in millions of tourists annually. With so much to do on the East Coast, why is Auto Glass Week™ 2015 heading West? Because cities out there—particularly Reno, Nev.—offer experiences you won’t find anywhere else.” —Casey Flores Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2015 Has Gone Mobile!

Auto Glass Week™ has gone mobile on Guidebook! Now you can have the latest updates regarding Sponsors, the schedule, maps, social media and all things Auto Glass Week at the touch of your fingers completely free; just tap the app! Continue reading

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eDirectGlass Returns as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2015

eDirectGlass (eDG) will serve as a Bronze Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2015 this fall in Reno, Nev. The three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor, is proud to once again … Continue reading

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Sika Corporation Returns as Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2015

Sika Corporation is returning as a Silver Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2015. The three-day international event is proud to once again welcome Sika Corporation, a leading supplier of adhesives and sealants serving the automotive, automotive aftermarket, automotive OES, industrial, marine and transportation markets. Continue reading

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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! Continue reading

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Learn from the Experts: Marketing to Millennials

Join us at Auto Glass Week™ 2015, September 30-October 2, and learn from the best in business. The three-day automotive glass industry event will be held at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nev. Continue reading

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Glass Technology Inc. to Sponsor Auto Glass Week™ 2015

Glass Technology Inc. will serve as a Cobalt Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2015 this fall in Reno, Nev. The three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor, is proud to once again welcome Glass Technology Inc., which specializes in manufacturing premium windshield repair/replacement tools as well as glass restoration products. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces the 2015 Seminar Line-Up

Auto Glass Week™, the three-day automotive glass industry event, has announced its full 2015 educational seminar line-up. The event will be held September 30 – October 2 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the Live 2015 Ford F-150 Demonstrations on the Auto Glass Week™ Exhibition Floor!

Auto Glass Week™ 2015 is a must-see event, offering its attendees front-row seats to the automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, an inspiring keynote speaker, Jack Welch, educational sessions, and an exhibition floor featuring top suppliers as well as live demonstrations. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Free Casino Play for Auto Glass Week™ Attendees

Auto Glass Week™, managed by AGRR™ magazine and co-sponsored by the magazine, Auto Glass Safety Council™, Independent Glass Association, National Glass Association and National Windshield Repair Association, will be held September 30 – October 2 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center … Continue reading

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Ford and Allstate Team Up to Keep F-150 Repair Affordable

Ford knew that along with new material for its best-selling F-150s would come new insuring and repair challenges—so the company took action. Teaming up with AllState Insurance Company’s research group, Tech-Cor Applied Research, the two companies prepared repair adjusters and … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Welcomes Back GTS Services as a 2015 Sponsor

GTS Services will return as a Cobalt Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2015 this fall in Reno, Nev. The three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor, is proud to once again … Continue reading

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Shenzhen Benson Automobile Glass Returns as Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2015

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

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Auto Glass Week™ 2015 Welcomes Pilkington North America as Returning Platinum Level Sponsor

Pilkington North America will return as a Platinum Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2015 this fall in Reno, Nev. The three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor, is proud to once again welcome Pilkington N.A. as a supporter of the event and named sponsor of the Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Competition — the “Olympics” of the automotive glass industry. Continue reading

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AGTO and WRO Winners Named

Chris Lewis of Techna Glass in Salt Lake City, Utah, has been named the winner of the Pilkington Auto Glass Technician Olympics (AGTO), and Chris Smith of Delta Sonic in Lake View, N.Y., has been named the winner of the … Continue reading

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Bill George Offers Auto Glass Week™ Attendees a Glimpse into Future Trends

There are about 12 to 13 million repair or replacement potentials each year, according to Bill George of NSG Pilkington who spoke yesterday during Auto Glass Week. Technology is changing, autonomous vehicles are coming, and you need to be prepared … Continue reading

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How Did We Get the Anti-Steering Law Passed?

In a panel reviewing legal issues in the automotive glass industry, Jim Amman, former Connecticut Speaker of the House; Mario Ercolini, general manager of branch operations for Wholesale Glass Distributors; and Mark Vece, president of The Whalley Glass Co., discussed … Continue reading

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Association Board Members Offer Brief Look into New AGRR Standards

Bob Beranek, chair of the Auto Glass Safety Council’s AGRSS Standards Committee, and Keith Beveridge, chair of the ROLAGS Committee, offered Auto Glass Week attendees a quick look into two of North America’s major automotive glass standards. 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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Auto Glass Week™ Opens in Less Than One Week

Auto Glass Week™ 2014 is now less than a week away! The three-day automotive glass event will run October 7-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center and Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Md. The event offers both educational and networking opportunities to all those attending. The educational sessions kick-off Tuesday, October 7, at 1:30 p.m., and the Exhibition/Extravaganza show floor opens at 3:00 p.m. A welcoming cocktail party also will be held that night from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on the show floor. If you still need to reserve a hotel room, you can find more details about our discounted room blocks by clicking here. Continue reading

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Earn AGSC CEUs by Attending Auto Glass Week™ 2014

The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) has announced that participants at this year’s Auto Glass Week™ can earn up to six (6) AGSC continuing education units (CEUs) good for use in recertification and other educational efforts. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces New Sponsor: Glass Mechanix Solutions

Glass Mechanix Solutions, a provider of innovative windshield repair hardware, chemical resins and technology solutions, 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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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! 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. Continue reading

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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! Continue reading

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Act Now! Contestant Registration Closes This Friday and Spots are Limited!

Interested in competing in one of Auto Glass Week™’s fierce competitions? If you are a bona fide repair or replacement technician, showcase your talent and vie for the title of “World’s Greatest” at this year’s event in Baltimore, Md. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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.” Continue reading

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Gala Awards Thursday Night Will Honor All Contestants and Champions

It all comes down to just one—one winner per competition, that is. The Auto Glass Week™ Gala Awards Reception and Ceremony will take place Thursday, October 9 from 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Md. 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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week ™ Attendees Treated to New Attraction

Shhhh, we’ve heard a rumor! A little birdie (an Oriole to be precise) mentioned that Baltimore, Md., has something special that’s coming. Continue reading

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What to Expect at This Year’s Auto Glass Week™ Competitions

With Auto Glass Week™ right around the corner, news surrounding our annual competitions is really starting to heat up! We hope to see past contestants at this year’s event, as well as several new faces. If you are considering competing in any of the 2014 Auto Glass Week competitions for the first time, we wanted to give you a good overview of what you can expect. Continue reading

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Host Hotel Discounts are Now Available for Auto Glass Week™ Attendees

Auto Glass Week™ 2014 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 hotel stay. Continue reading

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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! Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces New Cobalt Sponsor: C.R. Laurence Co., Inc.

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 C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. has signed on as a Cobalt sponsor. C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. is an ISO 9001:2008 certified premier manufacturer that has built innovative truck and van windows, sliders, sunroofs and accessories for more than 40 years. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2014: Three Full Days Dedicated to the Industry

The benefits are endless for those who choose to join us at Auto Glass Week™ on October 7-9, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center and Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Md. Not only will you be able to network … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces Returning Gold Sponsor: Pittsburgh Glass Works LLC

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 Pittsburgh Glass Works LLC (PGW), a leading product and service provider in the automotive glass industry marketplace, has become a Sponsor of the event at the Gold level once again. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Very Early Bird Registration Discounts End Tomorrow!

Very early bird registration for Auto Glass Week™ 2014 ends tomorrow. 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 tomorrow, April 30. The event includes an educational seminar line-up and an extensive trade show floor. Continue reading

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Dow Automotive Systems Returns as an Auto Glass Week™ Sponsor

Dow Automotive Systems, a technology-driven solutions provider offering a broad range of innovative, technician friendly and price-competitive, advanced glass replacement adhesive technologies, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Auto Glass Week™ at the Bronze 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. Continue reading

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Register Early for Auto Glass Week™ for the Most Savings!

Early bird registration for Auto Glass Week™ 2014 closes at the end of the month, so now is the time to book your trip and secure your spot before the highest discounts end! Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Equalizer Industries, Inc. Returns as an Auto Glass Week™ 2014 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 Equalizer IndustriesInc., an industry leader in automotive glass tools and products, is once again sponsoring the event. Continue reading

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The April AGRR™/glassBYTEs.com™ Newscast Goes to the Novus Super Session

For the April edition of the AGRR™/glassBYTEs.com™ newscast, sponsored by AGRR™ magazine, editors went on location to Tucson, Ariz., for the biennial Novus Super Session. We also take a look at this year’s Auto Glass Week™. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces New Sponsor: Delta Kits Inc.

Delta Kits Inc., a company specializing in windshield repair and headlight restoration, 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 … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Adds as a Sponsor: Quest Software Inc.

Quest Software Inc., an experienced claims solutions leader and customized software developer, 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. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces New Copper Sponsor: Precision Replacement Parts

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 Precision Replacement Parts, a trusted name in the automotive glass industry providing top quality moldings, clips, and weatherstrips, is sponsoring the event at the Copper level. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces New Silver Sponsor: Sika Corp.

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 Sika Corp., the leading supplier of adhesives and sealants in the U.S. Auto Glass Replacement (AGR) market, has become a Sponsor of the event at the Silver level. Continue reading

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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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Early Bird Registration for Auto Glass Week™ Ends in Just One Month!

Early bird registration for Automotive glass Week™ 2014 closes in just one month, so now is the time to book your trip and secure your spot before the highest discounts end! 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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces New Copper Sponsor: Diatech

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 Diatech, a manufacturer of superior and innovative products for both the dental and windshield repair industry, has become a Sponsor of the event at the Copper level. Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of an Auto Glass Week™ Attendee

Want to know what to expect at this year’s Auto Glass Week™? View the video to get a glimpse into past Auto Glass Week events and see all that you can gain by attending this year’s show! The benefits are … Continue reading

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GlasWeld Announced as a Platinum Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2014

GlasWeld, an industry leader in windshield repair, glass scratch removal and other glass restoration solutions, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Auto Glass Week™ at the Platinum level once again. The three-day international event features automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza where sponsoring companies will be seen. Continue reading

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Pilkington North America Returns as Platinum Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2014

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW), the three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza, is proud to announce that Pilkington North America, a manufacturer of glass and glazing products for the automotive markets and architectural, is once again a Platinum Sponsor. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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TODAY’S BLOG: A Report on the Auto Glass Show

If you attended Auto Glass Week in Tampa then you know how great it was. If you did not attend, you should consider attending next year because, I believe there is a resurgence in our industry and you missed a great show in Tampa, Fla. Continue reading

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Gold Medalists of Auto Glass Repair and Technician Competition Named

Danny Kale of Glasspro took home the gold medal for the NordGlass Auto Glass Technician Competition and Braulio Lopez of Repair and Go -Espana S.L. in Lugo-Galicia, Spain grabbed the gold for the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition in honor of … Continue reading

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Finalists Announced for Auto Glass Technician and Windshield Repair Competition

The finalists for the NordGlass Auto Glass Technician (AGTO) and GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition (WRO) have been announced. The AGTO finalists, named this morning, include, in no particular order, Joe Estrada of Estrada’s Car Glass in San Antonio, Texas; Zhanchang … Continue reading

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What is the Future of the Auto Glass/Insurance Interface?

The future of the auto glass/insurance interface can take two forms—either the business will become more personal, with a demand for local agents increasing, or the market will be more automated and less personalized, according to Garry Golden, a senior … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week Continues in Tampa, Fla., with Picciotto Keynote

A plethora of education seminars occurred Thursday, as well as a special presentation by keynote speaker FDNY Chief Richard Picciotto. Picciotto is the highest ranking firefighter to survive the World Trade Center collapse and the last fireman to escape the … Continue reading

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‘Are We Still Close that Way?’ 9/11 Survivor Shares His Story

In an emotional presentation, today’s keynote speaker for Auto Glass Week™, FDNY Chief Richard Picciotto, the highest-ranking firefighter to survive the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center, shared his harrowing tale of the infamous day. He was … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Panel Focuses on Quality and Safety Issues

The leaders of several industry groups discussed their efforts to advance quality and safety issues in the panel today during Auto Glass Week, being held this week in Tampa, Fla. There has never been a more challenging time in the … Continue reading

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What Are Net Promoter Scores?

Steve Baxter, senior vice president of worldwide sales for Satmetrix, says net promoter scores can clue in a company to what others think of the business. He gave his presentation to Auto Glass Week™ attendees on Thursday in Tampa, Fla. … Continue reading

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Two Long-Time Industry Members Honored at Auto Glass Week

Dave Taylor, formerly of Cindy Rowe Auto Glass in Harrisburg, Pa., was honored by the National Windshield Repair Association, while William “Bill” Ives, long-time counsel for the Auto Glass Safety Council&trade, was honored by this organization in a special presentation … Continue reading

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Abbott Gives Keynote Speech Today at Auto Glass Week™

Jim Abbott, a professional baseball player and motivational speaker, says the key to overcoming is the ability to adapt. He talked about how individuals and companies can overcome obstacles and challenges during today’s keynote address at Auto Glass Week™ in … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2013 Begins Today; Meetings Already Underway

Auto Glass Week™ officially kicks off today in beautiful Tampa, Fla., and final preparations were well underway yesterday as officials got ready for a record crowd of attendees and exhibitors. Also on Tuesday, the National Windshield Repair Association and the … Continue reading

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Education Takes Center Stage at AGSC Board Meeting

The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) Board of Directors came together Tuesday afternoon at the start of Auto Glass Week™ 2013 and a key focus on their agenda was adding the option of continuing education for technicians seeking recertification. Jeff … Continue reading

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TODAY’S BLOG: More Than Just a Shirt

Auto Glass Week: been there, love it, have the t-shirt … eight to be precise. It’s my pleasure to say that I have been a part of Auto Glass Week since its inception and have been able to provide input, … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces New Silver Sponsor: Safety Glass Experts Ltd. (SGE)

Auto Glass Week™, the three-day international event featuring auto glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza, is proud to announce the sponsorship of Safety Glass Experts Ltd. (SGE), an expert services firm specializing in safety and auto glass manufacturing processes, at the Silver level. Continue reading

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