FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: David Walker
866/342.5642, ext. 153
WASHINGTON, DC (November 27, 2007) – The National Glass Association announced today that Pat Farrell, vice president of corporate communications and corporate responsibility at Enterprise Rent-A-Car, will participate in the panel discussion “Green is Good” on Feb. 12, 2008 at the National Auto Glass Conference in Tucson, Arizona. The panel will examine how the environmental movement is affecting the glass industry and how practicing environmental responsibility can be good for business.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car, one of the nation’s top family-owned businesses, was recently featured by Inc. magazine for its industry-leading efforts to offset pollution and emphasize environmental responsibility. Other participants in the panel discussion include Doug Linderer, president of Go-Glass Corp., Dave Burns, president of Ray Sands Glass and Mike Boyle, president of Glasweld Systems, Inc.
The NGA’s annual National Auto Glass Conference will be held Feb. 11-13, 2008 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona. A forum for auto glass executives now in its 19th year, the conference provides management-level education options, networking events, and business-building opportunities.
“A forward-looking, cutting-edge company like Enterprise is an exciting addition to our conference program, and we know that the environmental insight Enterprise brings to the table will provide a great benefit to our attendees,” said Doug Linderer, president of Go-Glass Corp., and NGA Board Member.
For more information on the National Auto Glass Conference, visit www.glass.org/events/at_ov.htm.
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.com, WindowandDoor.com, 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 Forum. For more information on NGA, visit www.glass.org.