Event News

AAMA Conference Gets Underway in Florida

Feb 17th, 2015

The 78th annual conference of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) kicked off on Monday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., with these words from comedian and motivational speaker Kenn Kingston: “What you do is really important.” Later, Kingston gave the conference’s keynote address, “The Truth About Success and How to Get It,” that was informative, inspirational […]

Members at “Best Attended Meeting” Work Hard in Florida

Feb 17th, 2015

Kim Flanary, right, receives award from Steve Fronek.

When the American Architectural Manufacturer’s Association (AAMA) marketing steering committee met Monday morning during the association’s annual conference, AAMA’s Angela Dickson reported that “this is one of the best-attended conferences in a long time.” The challenge, however, is recruiting more marketing representatives from member companies to start attending meetings. The group lost two extremely active […]

NWDA Concludes Winter Conference

Jan 29th, 2015

Speed networking - similar to speed dating - was one of the activities at the conference.

More than 70 key decision-makers from door and window manufacturer and supplier firms participated in the Northeast Window & Door Association (NWDA) winter conference, held recently. The conference featured industry speakers, tabletop supplier displays and a “speed networking” reception event, which gave attendees a unique chance to get to know each other. Changes to the […]

Windowmaker Sponsors Fenestration Day

Jan 26th, 2015

Windowmaker Software has signed on as a sponsor for the fifth annual Fenestration Day™, sponsored by DWM magazine. The event takes place March 19 in Irvine, Calif. Fenestration Day brings together door and window manufacturers and dealers for joint educational sessions as well as individual sessions tailored to those groups. “Fenestration Day is an open-forum […]

Video: That’s a Wrap

Jan 23rd, 2015

The International Builder’s Show ended yesterday and reports are high attendance and a positive view of the market. View DWM’s last look at some more of the products on Display. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

My Builders’ Show Favorites and Observations

Jan 23rd, 2015

IBS thing

Well, this year my observations of the International Builders’ Show started a little early—on the plane, in fact. Usually I settle in and keep to myself, but when a contractor next to me started talking about how he’ll spending all three days at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) and will be walking up and down […]

Video: Doors Get Their Due at IBS

Jan 22nd, 2015

In today’s video, DWM editors take a look at the door products at the International Builder’s Show. From interior and exterior to sliding, the show, taking place through Thursday, has it all. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

WDMA Announces its First National Architectural Door Conference

Jan 22nd, 2015

The Window & Door Manufacturers Association’s (WDMA) National Architectural Door Council (NADC) announced its first National Architectural Door Conference will take place on April 29 in Baltimore. The conference will precede the Door and Hardware Institute (DHI) Convention and take place in the same location, the Baltimore Convention Center. “We are excited to hold the […]

Video: Halls are Packed and Products Wow at IBS Vegas

Jan 21st, 2015

The International Builders’ Show is back–the halls are full of attendees looking for the latest in home products–including doors and windows. Today’s video showcases three new products from major manufacturers. The show continues through Thursday. Stay tuned to dwmmag.com for continued video coverage. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

Fenestration Day™ 2015 Educational Seminar Schedule

Jan 20th, 2015

Fenestration Day™ has announced its 2015 seminar line-up, and it’s one you will definitely not want to miss! The event will be held March 19 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. Sponsored by Door and Window Market (DWM) magazine, the fifth annual event brings door, window and other fenestration industry leaders together […]