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INNOVATIONS PAVILION TO DEBUT AT GLASSBUILD AMERICA® 2009
CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGIES AND ADVANCES TO BE FEATURED AT THE GLASS, WINDOW & DOOR INDUSTRY'S LEADING TRADE EXPO

Washington, DC (April 29, 2009) –  The National Glass Association, the leading business organization representing the North American glass industry, announced today the introduction of a special “Innovations Pavilion” at GlassBuild America 2009, to be held in Atlanta, September 30 through October 2. The pavilion will showcase cutting-edge technologies and other groundbreaking advances from across the glass industry, ranging from energy conservation to design innovations and the latest “green” products.

Only companies that demonstrate advanced products, processes or services in one or more of the following categories will be permitted to exhibit within the pavilion –

      •  Energy Conservation
      •  Solar Energy
      •  Green technology
      •  Design Innovation
      •  New Technologies

“The Innovations Pavilion will be a ‘must-see’ destination for every attendee, as well as the national and trade media that cover the show,” said Denise Sheehan, the NGA’s Vice President of Industry Events. “It’s just the latest example of our commitment to continuous improvement, and yet another reason that thousands of glass industry professionals from across North America will be converging on Atlanta this fall.”
Several high-visibility conference programs will also be held at GlassBuild America, including a panel discussion featuring five of the world’s top experts in the solar panel industry on Thursday, October 1.
GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo will run from September 30 through October 2 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Companies interested in exhibiting at the show and/or within the inaugural Innovations Pavilion should contact Jennifer Robinson of the NGA, at (770) 416-8023 or via e-mail at jennifer@glassbuildamerica.com. For more information, visit www.glassbuildamerica.com

About NGA
Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association is the largest trade association representing the flat (architectural) and auto glass industries. Based outside Washington, DC, and representing over 3,000 member companies and locations, NGA offers certification, education and training, including MyGlassClass.com – a state-of-the-art online training resource. NGA publishes the industry’s leading trade magazines: Glass Magazine® and Window & Door®; and e-newsletters: e-glass weekly™ and WDweekly™. In addition, NGA serves the industry and general public with its Web sites: glass.org, GlassBuildAmerica.com, GlassMagazine.net, WindowandDoor.net, and MyAutoGlass.org. NGA also hosts the industry’s premier annual trade events: GlassBuild America®: The Glass, Window & Door Expo and the National Auto Glass Conference. For more information on NGA, visit www.glass.org.