Sponsored Architectural Events, Trade Shows & Panels
Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG glass) is coming to a city near you. Visit us at one of our sponsored architectural events across the United States to learn more about Vitro Glass’s commitment to glass innovation.
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The Vitro Virtual Booth
As industry events continue virtually, Vitro Architectural Glass has created a digital exhibit to provide design professionals with an experience similar to that of an in-person event.
NGA Annual Conference – La Jolla, CA
The Annual Conference is where NGA and its volunteers meet to address the most pressing needs of the glass and glazing industry. The 2020 program includes technical education, information sharing and networking.
Facades+ Conference – San Francisco, CA
The program includes three sessions covering issues unique to the region, including innovative building skins, high performance facades, and the future face of San Francisco.
The third annual 2°C Symposium on Climate Change will translate LA's Green New Deal into necessary, actionable steps for the field.
Kansas City Annual Product Expo – Kansas City, MO
The event includes educational sessions, a product expo and dinner.
2020 FGIA Annual Conference – Fort Lauderdale, FL
Vitro Architectural Glass is a gold sponsor of the 2020 FGIA Annual Conference, which includes sponsored tours, events, speakers and more.
Facades+ Conference – Washington DC
The program includes three sessions covering issues unique to the region, including innovative building skins, high performance facades, and the future face of Washington DC.
Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference – Nashville, TN
The 24th annual Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference theme is Glazing 2020: Advanced. Innovative. Complex. This unique program will prepare your business for new successes in the new decade.
Design Columbus – Columbus, OH
Design Columbus is an annual conference and trade show expo that unites hundreds of industry professionals.
CSi2eye – Chicago, IL
CSi2eye is a high-level technical education event. Through pre‑arranged eye-to-eye 20 minute scheduled meetings, CSi2eye provides a platform for top decision makers from Chicago design & construction firms to meet with technical experts from a variety of manufacturers.
This one-hour session for architects and engineers will summarize the new and revised requirements of the 2019 Energy Code for non-residential and high-rise residential buildings.
The program includes three sessions covering issues unique to the region, including innovative building skins, high performance facades, and the future face of South Florida.
This is the 77th global edition and 14th edition in the GCC and the 6th edition in UAE. It will highlight the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to building envelopes and will also showcase latest technological solutions.
This free event is being offered exclusively to professionals in the building design industry – architects, spec writers, engineers, glaziers, builders and developer
Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo – Greenbelt, MD
The exposition includes the latest in Architectural Glass & Glazings Products, Automotive Glass & Repair, Curtainwall/Storefront Systems, Equipment/Machinery, Tools, Mirrors, Bath Enclosures, Sealants, Adhesives, Doors/Hardware, Computers and much more.
AIA Wisconsin Conference on Architecture Virtual Expo – Madison, WI
April 29 - 30
The Conference content facilitates in-depth discussion in Diversity, Resilience, Leadership and the Next Practice. Through presentations, panel discussions and an expanded offering of interactive sessions, the Conference is a forum to explore and obtain insight and additional tools to help design and construction industry professionals to manage today’s most pressing practice challenges.
Zak World of Facades Tokyo – Tokyo, Japan
This is the 81st global edition and the first edition in Tokyo. It will highlight the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to building envelopes and will also showcase latest technological solutions.
AIA Florida Convention & Trade Show – Palm Beach, FL
July 9 - 12
AIA Florida’s annual convention boasts 20+ hours of high-quality continuing education, cocktail receptions every evening, an energetic trade show with over 100 vendors, local architectural tours and much more.
NGA Glass Conference – Virtual
Facade Tectonics 2020 World Congress – Virtual
Each Wednesday in August, plenaries, peer-reviewed papers and breakout sessions will be presented, and educational workshops will be held on Thursdays.
Zak World of Facades Kuala Lumpur – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
GlassBuild Connect – Virtual Event
GlassBuild connect is a month-long products and education-stacked event. Registered visitors can view, drill down, reach out and connect to learn about thousands of products and services from nearly 350 of the industry's leading glass and fenestration suppliers.
GlassCon Global VE – Virtual Event
GlassCon Global VE is an interactive virtual experience that features technical presentations from architects, engineers, suppliers, owners and more on new and upcoming products, trends and techniques.
Vitrum Glass Talks 2020 – Virtual Event
Glass Talks is an annual educational conference hosted by Canada’s leading glass fabricator, Vitrum Glass Group. This half-day, highly informative virtual conference will offer in-depth discussions on some of the most topical issues in the industry today. Led by a team of experts, each session will guide us through some of the most prevalent issues, challenges, and opportunities facing design professionals, builders, and developers.
Maine CSI High-Performance Building Conference – Portland, ME
Vendor opportunities and sponsorships provide targeted marketing opportunity to reach architects, designers, builders, property owners and facility managers in the New England region.
Construct 2020 – Grapevine, TX
September 30 – October 2
CONSTRUCT provides a platform for exploring and refining innovative solutions to solve complex problems facing the AEC industry today. During the three-day educational program and two-day expo, industry leaders converge with a common goal of educating and inspiring for the betterment of the industry.
Zak World of Facades London – London, UK
Minnesota Conference on Architecture – Virtual
October 13, 20 & 27
This event will feature continuing education, inspirational stories and new ways to connect online.Website
TSA Annual Conference and Design Expo – Dallas, TX
The largest, best-attended continuing education event in our region, Build Pittsburgh provides an opportunity to interact, network, and connect with all aspects of the design/build industry.Website
Architecture Exchange – East Richmond, VA
Facades+ Southwest Virtual Conference (Previously Facades+ Conference – Houston, TX)
2020 ProductFest – Akron, OH
For the past 22 years, the Akron-Canton Chapter of CSI has brought northeastern Ohio the area's largest construction related product and technology show. Attendees consist of architects, engineers, facility managers, specification writers, and product representatives of over sixty different firms or companies, all of whom are involved in sustaining the built environment.
- AIA Conference on Architecture – Los Angeles, CA
- AIA Long Island Product Fair – Long Island, NY (Postponed until April 2021)
- TSA Annual Conference and Design Expo – Dallas, TX
- CSI Portland Form Industry – Portland, OR
Glass TEXpo – San Antonio, TX (Postponed date TBD)
Facades+ Conference – Chicago, IL
March 26, 2021
Facades+ Conference – New York, NY
May 11-12, 2021
Facades+ bring together some of the world’s most productive building professionals for two days of workshops, presentations and an expo to meet with industry-leading manufacturers of every possible product.
Facades+ Conference – Denver, CO
Facades+ Conference – Boston, MA
Facades Conference – Los Angeles, CA