Glass TEXpo™ is Returning to San Antonio
Now in its eleventh year, Glass TEXpo™ rolls back to San Antonio on April 12-13, 2012, better than ever and holding a focus on BIGGER! Glass TEXpo will provide you with two days of top notch educational seminars, training and networking opportunities along with an extensive trade show floor close to home at affordable prices.
Take Off Your 10-Gallon Hat and Relax at the El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel
Located on the banks of the Riverwalk, the El Tropicano Riverwalk is a full service hotel that features two dramatic winding staircases leading to the second-floor courtyard and pool area, 306 comfortable guest rooms and Mango’s Restaurant, Express Bar and Tiki Bar – complete with a veranda that overlooks the Riverwalk.
The hotel room block is now sold out. If you are still in need of a hotel room, please contact Tina Czar at 540/720-5584 ext. 115 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
These Boots Were Made for Walking
After you’ve finished walking the show floor Thursday night, enjoy the city and all its splendor. Glass TEXpo has returned to San Antonio – a city with charm, incredible atmosphere and attractions all within walking distance. The Riverwalk alone provides dueling piano bars, the best of every genre of food imaginable, night life and the incredible handcrafted artistry, all within a brief walk from our host hotel.
Some other top tourist attractions are the Alamo, Sea World and the San Antonio Zoo. The city truly offers something for everyone. Visit www.sanantoniocvb.com to learn more about what the city can offer its visitors and plan your trip for Glass TEXpo.
Save Time and Money – Pre-Register Today!
Pre-registration saves you money with reduced registration fees and alleviates long lines on show days. Pre-registration also helps us plan proper room sizes and seating, adequate food and beverage and other items for your enjoyment and comfort. We encourage you to pre-register online. You must pre-register by the end of business on Friday, March 23, 2012. (Make your hotel reservation by March 9 for discounted hotel rates.)
Texas Glass Association Members Are Free
One of many great benefits that comes with being a TGA member is a free full registration to Glass TEXpo when you register in advance. All non-supplier TGA members, employees and spouses who pre-register by Friday, March 23, 2012, will receive a free full registration to Glass TEXpo. The full registration includes admission to all seminars, workshops, demonstrations and the trade show on both days as well as the cocktail party on Thursday evening. Don’t miss the pre-registration deadline – register today!
A Brand New A-Frame Cart May Be Yours!
Unruh Fab Inc., one of our Glass TEXpo exhibitors, has graciously donated a steel UFI A-Frame Cart for one lucky attendee winner. The white steel cart is 7′ long by 72″ high with 10″ ledgeboards, 5 rows of E-Track Slats with E-Button Inserts and a load limit of 4,000 pounds. The drawing for this incredible door prize will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 13. The winner must be present to win and will be responsible for arranging shipment of the cart to their location.
Join your colleagues for a drink and talk shop at the Welcoming Cocktail Party, Thursday, April 12 from 6 – 8 p.m. Relax, have a cold one and catch up with old friends and new faces on the show floor.
Rise and Shine with TGA
Plan to attend the Texas Glass Association (TGA) Awards Breakfast on Friday, April 13, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required for this event, so make sure to select the breakfast when completing the registration form. Tickets are $29 per person.
Tee for Four
Join Glass TEXpo attendees and the TGA for a great day of Golf, Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the SilverHorn Golf Club of Texas. Registration for the TGA Golf Tournament will begin at 11:30 a.m. and tee time is 1:00 p.m. Kick off the “Best Little Glass Expo in Texas” with a great day of networking and for a good cause. Part of the proceeds from the tournament will go to assisting families that were affected by the Central Texas Fires. To register for the Golf Tournament, please contact the TGA email@example.com.
Also in House: Fenestration Day™ 2012
Door and Window Manufacturer (DWM) magazine’s annual Fenestration Day™ will be co-located at the El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel this year, April 12, 2012. This full day of seminars is presented by DWM magazine and will provide both manufacturers and dealers the opportunity to learn about trends occurring in their industry. In addition to educational tracks, Fenestration Day attendees are welcome to attend the Glass TEXpo show floor to see the latest suppliers have to offer. To learn more about Fenestration Day, visit www.dwmmag.com/feneday. Note: you must be a door and/or window manufacturer or dealer to attend these seminars.