Christina Lewellen, senior editor of Window & Door
Great news has been coming out of the National Glass Association (publisher of Window & Door
and WDweekly) regarding GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window and Door
Expo. Exhibitors continue to sign up and a few companies that had
previously downsized their booths are reversing course and actually
upsizing. Those are positive signs for the industry as a whole.
Still, other fall shows that cater to our industry are noticably
light on the floor when it comes do window and door companies. In fact,
some of the companies that instantly come to mind when I think of
"replacement window manufacturer" have not yet signed up to display at
The Remodeling Show this year.
Internally, John and I are trying
to figure out our fall show and meeting travel schedule. I thought I'd
ask you guys to quanitfy your plans as they stand right now. Are you
adding the same shows to your September, October and November calendars
or will you be reading WDweekly's coverage from afar this year? And if
you're staying home, why are you skipping? Is it a tight budget or do
you feel the shows might not be worth the time to attend? Email me and share.
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