2010 Event Prepares New Features for New Audiences
March 10, 2010
If youve attended Glass Expo Midwest in the past, you
may think you know whats in store for attendees this year,
March 16-17, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention
Center in Schaumburg, Ill. But the 16th edition of this regional
trade showco-sponsored by USGlass magazine and the Illinois
Glazing Association, the Michigan, Ohio, Minnesota, Indiana and
Wisconsin Glass Associations, Detroit Glass Dealers Association
and the Association of Glazing Contractorshas a host of surprises,
including a greatly expanded seminar line-up.
Exhibitors will be offering information on a diverse group of products
this year. Equipment suppliers such as Quattrolifts can be found
alongside software supplier GTS and glass transportation manufacturer
F. Barkow. Fabricators such as Prelco and GlasSource will have products
as well as services on display, as will hardware suppliers such
as Quality Hardware, JLM Wholesale and C.R. Laurence. Metal and
glass suppliers such as Taco Metals, YKK AP, Castle Metal, Petersen
Aluminum, ACM Panelworx, Morse Industries and many others also can
be found on the trade show floor.
Quality exhibitors have been a staple at past events, but Glass
Expo Midwest has made several additions in this area as well. For
example, a new Get Green product and service area is
planned near the registration desk, where attendees can find a one-stop
display of exhibitors green product literature.
Attendees already hard at work planning their St. Patrick Day festivities
(because who isnt a bit Irish on March 17?) may be interested
to know that event organizers have already got it covered. On March
16 at 6 p.m. attendees and exhibitors will be treated to a pre-St.
Patrick's Day cocktail party on the show floor. Visitors can raise
a glass, listen to a rousing Irish band (featuring one of the glass
industrys own) and chat with colleagues (whether about glass,
metal or the city of Chicagos St. Patricks Day plans
will be left up to attendees).
Organizers are further enticing attendees with the promise of door
prizes to be given away every other hour on the trade show floor.
While attendees network and study up on the latest new products,
they can wait for their name to be called as the winner of a new
iPod, camera, big screen TV, computer or other exciting prize. Of
course, with the additions to this years event, attendees
already seem set to win.
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