The Glass Association of North America (GANA) has announced that it is working with the Finishing Contractors Association International (FCA) to host GlassCon Global, a three-day forum event designed to explore new technologies and products in the glass and glazing industry. The event will be held July 7 – 10 at the Philadelphia Convention Center.

“GANA and FCA representatives have worked hard to realize this partnership for the development, introduction and promotion of GlassCon Global,” says Tracy Rogers, president, GANA board of directors. “This event represents the premier educational and informational forum in North America for presenting leading edge technologies, products and processes related to the architectural glass and glazing industry. We are very excited about the relationship between GANA and FCA in this endeavor and look forward to a fabulous inaugural program this coming July in Philadelphia.”

Topics to be discussed at the event include architectural challenges and solutions, new technologies and innovations, structural engineering case studies, energy performance in buildings, coating technology and applications, and business economic outlooks.

Registration for GlassCon Global opens today. For more information, visit