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2023 GlassBuild America FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions about GlassBuild America 2023.

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General Information

Tuesday through Thursday, October 31 - November 2. For details and hours see the schedule

In Halls B1-4 of the Georgia World Congress Center located at 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, in Atlanta, GA.  

The entire glass and fenestration supply chain.   

2022 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

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 or 703-442-4890 x127.


Registration is open. 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 do so, 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 or +1 703-442-4890, ext. 3003. Our staff is available Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET. 

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If your company is a member of NGA, you can attend GlassBuild America for FREE! Non-members will pay $90 for Early Bird Registration, $100 for Advance, $115 for on-site. 

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

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Yes, we welcome all industry professionals and guests to GlassBuild 2023. 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 using the same registration form.  

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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 International Hall at the Georgia World Congress Center 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 GlassBuild’s meeting policies.  

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Housing & Travel

Hotel rooms are held for GlassBuild registrants at several hotels in downtown Atlanta 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.

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Explore all there is to do in Atlanta.

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  • Visit the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park and Museum
  • Check out the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame
  • Visit the historic Fox Theatre
  • See sharks and whales and the Georgia Aquarium
  • Walk through the spectacular Centennial Olympic Park
  • Take a ride on the SkyView Atlanta Ferris Wheel
  • Visit the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum
  • Enjoy world-class food and beverages throughout the city


Schedule & Events

GlassBuild America 2023 takes place October 31 - November 2.

See the full schedule.  

At this one-day conference (on Tuesday, October 31), leaders of contract glazing and full-service glass companies come together to learn and share best business practices, along with a reception on the GlassBuild America trade show floor. Go deeper into top-of-mind topics unique to installing companies.   

Learn more about Glazing Executives Forum.

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 or call 703/442-4890 x183.

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  

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, find 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.   

If you're still having trouble, please contact

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 GWCC both inside the exhibit hall and in the public areas. A food court called Social Table is located inside the B Building.  

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

No, but anyone looking for a sitter during their stay in Atlanta 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 2023 photography or video policy may result in removal from GlassBuild America.

Manual push wheelchairs are available for use by attendees while in the building. Wheelchairs are free of charge, available on a first-come, first-served basis, and can be found at the Information Desks in Buildings A, B, and C. We require a valid photo ID (driver’s license or passport) and will return the ID once the wheelchair is returned.

Scooters may be rented in advance for a fee from Scootaround. The pickup location is at the FedEx Office Business Centers located in the main lobby of Buildings B and C.

Conveniently located near GlassBuild registration at the entrance to Hall B in the International Hall, FedEx Business Center offers copies, printing, and shipping. Please visit this site for more information.

Bag and coat check will be available at the GWCC for a fee. It is a safe and secure way to lighten your load while on the show floor, eliminating the possibility of leaving important, expensive items behind. Please check the sign at registration for hours of service. 

GlassBuild Main Stage

Education, awards presentations, social gatherings and more will take place in the GlassBuild Main Stage area this year. 

Industry Pavilion

The NGA and the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance are once again hosting attendees in the Industry Pavilion. The Industry Pavilion is “The Hub” for members of both organizations and for anyone wishing to know what the industry’s leading trade associations provide. 

Glazing Executives Forum

A one-day conference for leaders of contract glazing and full-service glass companies to learn and share best business practices. Separate registration and fee required

Free WiFi is available in the public areas of the GWCC and NGA will provide WiFi service in the applicable meeting rooms (but not within the exhibit hall). 

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Want to exhibit at GlassBuild America 2023?

Join us October 31-November 2 in Atlanta, GA! 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.