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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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Exploring Direct Billing as a Viable Payment Option

Over the course of nearly two decades, automotive insurance providers have slowly but surely offloaded their responsibilities to third-party administrators (TPAs)—businesses (or business divisions) set up for the sole purposes of dolling out referrals, making payments and shuffling electronic paperwork … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Names Faculty for Its First-Ever ADAS Summit

The first-ever Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Summit will take place 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4. The faculty is hand selected from top experts in the field. The ADAS Summit will detail all the aspects auto … Continue reading

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Explore Your Travel Options for Auto Glass Week™ 2017

As you prepare for Auto Glass Week™ 2017 in West Palm Beach, Fla., keep in mind there are a variety of ways to reach your destination. For some, flying directly to West Palm Beach is the best option. However, when … 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.

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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.

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IGA and Society of Collision Repair Specialists Partner

The Independent Glass Association (IGA) has joined the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) as a company member. The association’s membership goal is to address education and industry best practices in relation to automotive glass repair and replacement services at collision repair companies.

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IGA Latest Served with Safelite Subpoena, Responds with Objection

Safelite and Safelite Solutions served a subpoena on the Independent Glass Association (IGA) requesting all documents relating to Public Act 13-67 (a Connecticut Act Concerning Automotive Glass Work), all documents relating to plaintiffs’ communications with policyholders and how they refer policyholders to automotive glass repair shops and all documents concerning any automotive glass claims administrator. The IGA responded by sending Safelite a letter objecting to the subpoena, writing “The IGA presently has no members in the State of Connecticut and has had none for the entire time period identified in the document demand accompanying the subpoena.”

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IGA and NGE Partner

The Independent Glass Association (IGA) has partnered with the National Glass Exchange (NGE) to serve as its warranty claims service program coordinator. NGE provides windshield protection plans through insurance agencies. IGA will coordinate the program through its technology license agreement with the eDirectGlass ClaimsVerse platform.

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

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

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Auto Glass Week™ Announces New Sponsor: DINOL

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

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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.

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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.

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Registration is Now Open for Auto Glass Week™ 2014!

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

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Organizations Consolidate Auto Glass Technician Certification Programs into One

The Auto Glass Safety Council, the Independent Glass Association and the National Windshield Repair Association have signed an agreement consolidating the industry’s technician certification program into one each for repair and one for replacement.

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IGA Appoints Two New Directors

The Independent Glass Association (IGA) Board of Directors has appointed two new members, effective August 21, 2013. The new directors are Scott Miller, founder and owner of True Blue Auto Glass, and Charles Isaly, managing partner of Auto Glass America.

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