Posts Tagged ‘ NWDA ’

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 […]

Chen to Remain NWDA President Through 2015

Jan 22nd, 2015

Chen will serve as the president of NWDA through 2015.

Steve Chen, chief operating officer for Crystal Window & Door Systems, will continue as president of the Northeast Window & Door Association (NWDA) through 2015. He was asked by the association’s board of directors to extend his term for an additional year and he accepted. “I am honored to be asked to continue in a […]

Northeast Window & Door Association Holds Summer Meeting in Atlantic City, N.J.

Jun 9th, 2014

The Northeast Window & Door Association (NWDA) hosted its membership Summer Conference June 2-3 at Caesars Resort and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. The conference featured a number of speakers, including Joe Reed of Architectural Testing, who discussed the complexity facing manufacturers as they navigate multiple states using multiple building codes and possible overlapping performance […]

Speakers Announced for NWDA Summer Meeting

May 12th, 2014

The Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA) announced the final speaker agenda for its summer meeting to be held at Caesars in Atlantic City, N.J. June 2-3. The lineup of six industry experts will be addressing critical fenestration manufacturing issues including future forecasts, logistics, codes, websites, field testing, contracts, collections and legal best practices.  The […]

Selling to Architects: What You Need to Know

Feb 27th, 2014

One of the ways companies can interact with architects is to invite them for a plant tour (Shown here is a Crystal worker during a tour the company hosted in October of last year.)

  Everyone wants to drive sales up right? Yes, but sometimes different methods need to be applied to different groups, as Vincent Grieco, New York regional sales and technical manager, Crystal Windows and Doors, explained recently when he addressed members of the Northeast Window and Door Association regarding, “Selling to Architects and Engineers.” You need […]

Northeast Window & Door Association Winter Conference a Success

Feb 10th, 2014

Almost 80 key executives from door and window manufacturers and suppliers enjoyed two days of education, industry information, collective brainstorming and business networking at the recent Northeast Window & Door Association (NWDA) Winter Conference. Held at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Ct., January 27-28, 2014, the annual conference included an agenda of industry expert […]

NWDA Members Discuss Industry Challenges at Winter Meeting

Jan 28th, 2014

Glass, it seems is the biggest problem door and window manufacturers in the Northeast have. Not glass per se, of course, but the rising cost of glass and its transportation. The Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA) begin its meeting at the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Ledyard, Conn., this morning with a roundtable about […]

NWDA Winter Meeting Registration Now Open

Nov 22nd, 2013

Registration is now open for the Northeast Window & Door Association 2014 Winter Meeting, to be held January 27-28 at the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. Speakers and topics at the meeting will include: • Jim Reeb, CEO of CR Manufacturing: Made in America and the Skills Shortage; • Doug Anderson, U.S. EPA […]

Witnessing Glass in Motion and Gaining Industry Education

Jul 25th, 2013

NWDA president Steve Chen (left) visits with Screenco during the tabletop exhibits.

When members of the Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA) wrapped up its two-day summer conference in Harrisburg, Pa., last week, they were treated to a packed agenda of industry speakers, tours of a PPG glass factory, golf outing, supplier tabletop exhibits, and networking reception. The tabletops were new this year and NWDA executive director […]

Steve Chen Elected NWDA President

Feb 11th, 2013

Steve Chen (left) with past NWDA president Chuck Scalzott.

ray ban sunglasses discount hollister pas chere Steve Chen, executive vice president of Crystal Window & Door Systems, has become the new president of the Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA). Elected by the association’s board of directors, Chen took over the reins of the regional trade group at the organization’s winter meeting held at […]