Canadian Economist Wakes Up Win-Door

Nov 6th, 2015

Win-door North America’s third day in Toronto featured an early-morning financial talk by Warren Jestin, the chief economist for Scotiabank, who sees slow growth ahead for Canada and slightly faster growth in the U.S. “Growth in Canada will have a hard time getting to about 1 to 1 ¼ percent this year,” he said. “The U.S. […]

Win-Door Gets Educational

Nov 5th, 2015

The second day of the Win-door North America show in Toronto opened with educational seminars that covered important topics for the fenestration industry – especially codes and standards. The day’s first session covered the North American Fenestration Standard (NAFS) and the challenges it presents to custom home builders. The presentation by Al Jaugelis, a fenestration […]

Win-Door Day 2: Knowledge and Networking

Nov 5th, 2015

The second day of the Win-door North America show in Toronto featured educational seminars on the fenestration industry and lots of opportunities for members of the industry to connect. DWM was on the scene with all the highlights. Click HERE to view the video in YouTube.

WMA Puts Plenty of Products on Display

Nov 5th, 2015

The World Millwork Alliance’s 51st annual convention and tradeshow, held this week at Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Convention Center, was a showcase of new products and services. Johnson Hardware showed off a new soft close for pocket doors. It’s expected to launch at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas in January. It’s rated for doors up […]

Win-Door Day 1: Motivation and Momentum

Nov 4th, 2015

From an inspiring speech by a football legend to informative presentations about innovative products, Win-door crammed a lot into its first day. DWM was there for all the highlights. Click HERE to view the video on YouTube.

Win-Door Finds Its Sweet Spot on Opening Day

Nov 4th, 2015

The revitalized Win-door North America trade show got off to a rousing start in Toronto on Tuesday with an energetic speech by Canadian football legend Michael “Pinball” Clemons. Clemons’ wide-ranging presentation, punctuated by call-and-response shouts of “sweet spot,” touched on family, business and more. Clemons, who excelled at pro football for 12 seasons despite being […]

WMA Gets Down to Business in Atlanta

Nov 3rd, 2015

The World Millwork Alliance’s 51st annual convention and tradeshow got underway at Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Convention Center this week with lots of informative seminars and plenty of new and notable products. GPI Millworks showed off a range of products in its booth. These include solid foam vinyl sills, PVC, aluminum and fiberglass astragals, adjustable sill […]

8 Reasons to Attend Win-Door

Oct 27th, 2015

Win-door 2015 will be held November 3-5 in Toronto, and it’s not too late to attend. In fact, here are eight reasons to make your travel plans today. Innovation Presentations: This year, Win-door organizers are inviting exhibitors with new products to present those innovations center stage to Win-door attendees. New floor plan: Win-door will have a new floor […]

Guest Blog: Make Win-Door Your Stage For Success

Oct 6th, 2015

For all Win-door exhibitors who have something to say to the industry, we’re giving you the stage. Exhibitors at the Canadian trade show, scheduled for November 3-5 in Toronto, will be offered a maximum 10-minute time slot on a centrally located stage to showcase their newest technologies, hot new products and outstanding services. This unique opportunity will […]

Guest Blog: Win-door Will Be Worth the Effort

Sep 29th, 2015

As we all ramp up for the 2015 Win-door show, scheduled for November 3-5 in Toronto, I can’t help but reflect on the many changes that have occurred to the annual “Social Event” of the year. From the “Ideas Show” to “Win-door,” the name, companies and people may have come and gone, but the main […]