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Oct. 18-20, 2022 | Las Vegas, NV

2022 GlassBuild America FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions about GlassBuild America 2022.

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General Information

Tuesday through Thursday, October 18-20. For details and hours see the schedule

Every six years, the National Glass Association, the organizer of GlassBuild America, schedules the event for October because glasstec (held in Dusseldorf, Germany) moves to September.

In the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center located at 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV.  The South Hall is a new location for us. We’ve previously used the West Hall, across from the Westgate Resort.   

The entire glass and fenestration supply chain.   

2021 Participants

Commercial/residential glass or metals

  • 53% Installing
  • 27% Fabricating
  • 14% Supplier
  • 4% Consultant
  • 2% Architecture/Specification/Engineering

Residential windows & doors

  • 56% Manufacturer of Windows, Doors, Skylights, Sunrooms
  • 18% Supplier
  • 9% Distributor/Wholesaler
  • 9% Supplier of Materials
  • 8%  Remodeler/Builder/Architecture/Specification
     

The World Millwork Alliance (WMA) Annual Convention & Tradeshow will co-locate over the same dates with GlassBuild America in 2022 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and share an exhibition hall. Your badge will give you access to both trade shows!   

The WMA Annual Convention & Tradeshow brings together the global millwork industry, including millwork distributors, manufacturers of products and services, pro dealers, sales representatives, and architects, builders, contractors and remodelers. Held annually, the event will hold its 57th edition in 2022.  

If your company is a member of the National Glass Association, you can attend GlassBuild America for FREE! Complete the membership form online in advance of registering to attend for free.

To find out if you are a member and qualify for reduced member pricing, please contact Member Services membership@glass.org or 703-442-4890 x127.

Registration

Registration will open in June. During the registration process, you will be asked to login and NGA membership will be verified if applicable. Both NGA members and non-members should login with the username and the password they have previously created for NGA. If you have not yet created an account with NGA, please take a few minutes to complete that process prior to registering. If you have forgotten your username and/or password, follow the appropriate prompts on the login screen. 

Need help logging in? Contact us at loginhelp@glass.org or +1 703-442-4890, ext. 3003. Our staff is available Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET. 

See all registration info, pricing & policies.

If your company is a member of NGA, you can attend GlassBuild America for FREE! Non-members will pay $80 for Early Bird Registration, $90 for Advance, $105 for on-site. 

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If the sponsor is an NGA member or exhibitor, they will receive the applicable complimentary registrations. 

Contact us for further help.

Yes, we welcome all industry professionals and guests to GlassBuild 2022. There is no invitation required to attend unless you are traveling from an international country that requires an invitation for a visa. The show is not open to the public. 

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Yes. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Children 4 and under must be in a stroller. 

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GlassBuild America offers a three-day registration for members and non-members.  

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Yes, you can register for both once registration opens in June.  

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Yes. You can contact the registrar to make name substitutions for badges for those from the same company.  

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Registration will be in the South Hall and is open daily. 

See the schedule.   

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You will need to visit registration to pay the reprint fee of $15 to receive another copy (ID required). 

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Yes, you can pick-up the Show Catalog on site at registration which details the entire program and exhibitors.  

No, there are currently no limitations on the exhibit floor and NGA is following all the local, county and state regulations. 

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No. NGA is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust, and accordingly, maintains the following privacy policy to protect your membership and/or personal data derived from your use of the GlassBuild America meeting registration and housing sites. NGA does not sell, rent or otherwise disseminate member or meeting registrant information, including but not limited to email addresses or phone and fax numbers, to other organizations. NGA reserves the right to utilize registrants’ data (name, address, and email) for e-mail/marketing communications regarding all NGA-affiliated programs.

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Your name, address, phone number (if provided), and email address (if you did not opt out during the registration process), are stored in the QR code on your conference badge. If you allow an exhibitor to scan your badge, you will be releasing your information to that exhibitor. You should consider your name badge QR code as an electronic business card that enables you to easily provide your information to an exhibitor if you choose to do so.  By completing your registration, you agree to the GlassBuild’s meeting policies.  

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Housing & Travel

Hotel rooms are held for GlassBuild and Worldwide Millwork Alliance registrants at several hotels in Las Vegas for those booking through Eventsphere at discounted meeting rates.

See the list of hotels and booking details.

The NGA will issue letters of invitation. See visa requirements and travel information.

Schedule & Events

GlassBuild America 2022 takes place Oct. 18-20.

See the full schedule.  

At this one-day conference, leaders of contract glazing and full-service glass companies come together to learn and share best business practices, along with an opportunity to walk the GlassBuild America trade show floor. Go deeper into top-of-mind topics unique to installing companies.   

Learn more about GEF and cost .

How to Exhibit

Contact Jonathan Watson at GlassBuild America, Exhibit Sales 
Phone: 703-442-4890 x142  

See more information about exhibiting.

Contact Kathy Swaak at kwaak@glass.org or call 866.342.5642 ext 183.

See more information about exhibiting and sponsorship.

One immediate benefit is the discount on the booth space fee you'll enjoy as an NGA member.  

See additional benefits and join the National Glass Association
or email membership@glass.org.  

Yes. GlassBuild America is not only the largest glass, window, and door show in North America, but also the most comprehensive display of both American-made and international machinery and supplies for the industry. Whatever glass, window, or door equipment, software, or component you are looking for, you will find it on our exhibit floor. 

Please refer to the Rules & Regulations within the Exhibitor Portal  (login required) for specifics. There is a staggered move-in for select display types.

Prospective exhibitors can view available more information about exhibiting.

Find everything you need in your personalized dashboard within the Exhibitor Portal (login required). 

The Exhibitor Portal is available to confirmed exhibitors only. Passwords are case-sensitive. Please ensure alpha characters are capitalized. If your password is still not working, please reset your password on the Exhibitor Portal by using the main contact’s email address on file.   

In the Exhibit Hall

There will be a number of concession stands open on the days of the event to purchase a cup of coffee, soda, snacks, lunch, etc. at the LVCC both inside the exhibit hall and in the public areas. A food court called Aces is located inside South Hall. 

Yes. FedEx Office is located in the entrance lobby of the South Hall and offers the following services: 

  • full service digital color and black and white copying and printing 

  • computer rentals, laptop docking stations 

  • document finishing services – binding, collating, cutting, folding, stapling 

  • presentation services that include production of high-quality mounted boards, posters, banners 

  • wheelchair and mobility scooter rentals 

  • copier equipment rentals 

  • FedEx Express® U.S. Package Services and FedEx Ground® Shipping 

  • office supplies 

Yes, and in various stations from move-in to move-out and throughout the venue on the days of the events.  

No, but anyone looking for a sitter during their stay in Las Vegas is advised to visit the concierge at their respective hotel, since most can assist in making the arrangements.  

NGA strictly prohibits photography, video and audio recordings on the trade show floor, unless the individual exhibitor has given permission. NGA strictly prohibits photography, video and audio recordings of the educational sessions. Violations of the GlassBuild 2022 photography or video policy may result in removal from GlassBuild America.

Express Learning

Express Learning is back once again on the GlassBuild America trade show floor to provide attendees with specific product- and business-related information aimed at building more profitable companies. These free events will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center in the Express Learning Theater. 

Industry Pavilion

At the Industry Pavilion, you can ask an NGA technical expert glass industry codes and standards questions and meet the NGA magazine editors to learn more about submitting your ideas and company news to Glass Magazine and Window + Door.

Product Demos

Exhibitors hold demonstrations throughout the event of their equipment/services.

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Want to exhibit at GlassBuild America 2022?

Join us October 18-20 in Las Vegas! Showcase your equipment, products and services, increase your brand awareness and win business at GlassBuild America, the largest glass, window and door trade show in North America.