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 for a full day’s worth of education, networking and much more.

This year’s event will offer joint business sessions for both manufacturers and dealers, as well as separate tracks for manufacturers and dealers to meet each group’s specific needs. The schedule is as follows:

Educational Seminar Schedule: Joint Sessions

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Coffee: Chance to meet Suppliers/Sponsors

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Event Welcome & Keynote
Speaker: William Greiner, chief investment officer, Mariner Wealth Advisors
Sponsored by Deceuninck North America

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch with Manufacturers and Dealers

2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Going From Good to Great
Speaker: Joe Talmon, Dave Yoho Associates
Sponsored by PH Tech

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Visit the Glass Expo West™ ’15 Trade Show

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Glass Expo West Cocktail Party on the Show Floor

Educational Seminar Schedule: Manufacturer Track

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
A representative from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab will present new technologies that are coming from research labs into the market.

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Door and Window Industry Update
Speaker: Tara Taffera, publisher, DWM magazine

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Patent Trolls: The Monsters Under Your Profits Bridge
Speaker: Chip Gentry, Call and Gentry Law Group
Sponsored by Royal Building Products

Educational Seminar Schedule: Dealer Track

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Dealer Panel: Unique Ideas for Your Business
Sponsored by Ring Ring Marketing

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
What’s Working Now in Getting More Door and Window Leads
Speaker: Welton Hong, founder, Ring Ring Marketing
Sponsored by Milgard

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Generating Cash and Accessing Credit
Speaker: Michael Collins, partner, Building Industry Advisors
Sponsored by Crystal Pacific Windows & Doors

Seminars are tentative and subject to change. For seminar descriptions and further details, click here. To register for Fenestration Day 2015, click here.

If you are interested in becoming a Fenestration Day sponsor, contact Tara Taffera at 540/602-3260 or email her at ttaffera@glass.com.

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