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July 11, 2018
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Capitalize on Capital Expenditure Transactions
Capex transactions can be complicated and detailed. They demand multiple strategic decisions regarding suitability, installation, acceptance and ongoing maintenance—not to mention, price. Paying attention to a few of the risk-management items that are inherent in any capex transaction may help big-thinking buyers realize the big efficiencies of their expenditure. Read More
Nominations Now Open for Dealer of the Year Awards
Window & Door and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance are now accepting nominations for the annual Dealer of the Year Awards. In addition to being featured in the October/November issue, winners will be honored at a reception during Window & Door Dealer Day on September 13 in Las Vegas and will receive one complimentary registration to the event, as well as one complimentary hotel night at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas. Nominate a Dealer

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Product Spotlight
Experience LaCantina Interactive

With so many choices to consider when expanding indoor outdoor spaces, LaCantina’s industry first Interactive videos educate dealers, builders and homeowners on the design considerations of folding and multi-slide systems and their material options. Unlike traditional videos, LaCantina Interactive allows viewers to actively engage with the video and only watch the content they consider most relevant. These interactive videos represent a visual “how-to-design” your large opening door system.

The Talk

By Katie Gregg

Window & Door Magazine, along with the Window & Door Dealers Alliance, is again looking to honor industry excellence through its 2018 Dealer of the Year Awards. This elite award serves as a benchmark for professionalism and highlights the continued development and evolution of companies in the window and door supply chain. Nominations are due by the end of the day on July 17.

Winners will be selected in late July and WDDA will formally honor the recipients at a reception during Window & Door Dealer Day on September 13 in Las Vegas. To ensure they can attend the celebration, honorees will receive one complimentary registration to Window & Door Dealer Day, as well as one complimentary hotel night at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas as part of the prize package for the Awards. In addition, winners will be profiled in Window & Door magazine and will receive a free one-year membership to WDDA, which provides access to timely education, networking opportunities, exclusive resources and more. Read More

Monthly Reader Poll

Monthly Poll: GlassBuild America

GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo is the largest gathering place for the entire glass, window and door industries in North America. More than 400 exhibitors have been prepping for the event for months and attendees are just gearing up for their annual opportunity to meet face-to-face with suppliers and peers. 
Coming up September 12-14 in Las Vegas, residential window and door manufacturers will find educational forums and Express Learning sessions, abundant networking opportunities and a trade show floor full of the latest and most innovative fenestration industries’ equipment, products, technologies and services. We want to know: what drives you to attend GlassBuild America? Weigh in on this month’s poll below, post your comments or send an email with your thoughts on how we can help make this year’s event be the best yet. Bonus: email your best trade show survival tips and you could be interviewed for an upcoming article in Window & Door. 

Why Do you Attend GlassBuild America?

Why Do you Attend GlassBuild America?
For Peer Networking Opportunities
To Meet with Suppliers Face-to-Face
For the Educational Sessions
To Purchase Equipment from Exhibitors
To Keep up with Industry Trends
Other (please list in comments)




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