The Glass Expo Midwest show opens this Thursday at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Chicago (Schaumburg), Ill. The two-day architectural glass event will run October 31–November 1.

Now in its 18th year, the event will offer both educational and networking opportunities to its attendees, and will be held alongside the fourth annual Fenestration Day™.  Seminars will kick off Thursday at 9 a.m. and the trade show will open at 3 p.m. A Halloween cocktail party will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on the trade show floor.

Glass Expo Midwest is co-sponsored by the Illinois Glazing Association, the Indiana, Ohio, Minnesota and Wisconsin Glass Associations, Detroit Glass Dealers Association, the Association of Glazing Contractors and USGlass,™ and Window Film magazine.

To see a list of companies exhibiting at Glass Expo Midwest, visit the show’s website at