Midwest™ Brings Educational Program and Expo to Indianapolis
Hundreds of people from around the Midwest and as far away
as Oklahoma, California and Massachusetts took part in the two-day Glass
Expo Midwest™ (GEMS), April 7-8, at the Indianapolis Marriott East in
Indianapolis. The annual regional education event included a trade show,
seminars, workshops and networking opportunities.
Many exhibiting companies participated in the show, and featured an assortment
of products, from new security, decorative and other glass technologies,
to tools, equipment and much more. Glass Expo Midwest was well-received
by attendees and exhibitors alike.
“The quality of people that came through was really good,” commented Gregory
Thompson, owner of decorative glass fabricator GRT Glass Design in Indianapolis,
and an exhibitor at the expo. Thompson added, “Everybody has an agenda
when they come to a glass show; we accomplished that on our end and we’ve
got some great leads.”
Glass Expo Midwest drew strong accolades for its educational program as
well. Sessions focused on the proper application of mirrors, dynamic and
solar glazing and a panel discussion on what architects want, among other
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