Winter Meeting


NWDA Winter Meeting January 25-26, 2016

Valley Forge Casino Resort
King of Prussia, PA


Speakers

  • Building Code & Energy Incentive Program Update by Jon Hill, president at Keystone Certifications
  • Made in America by Trey Barrineau, Editor at DWM Magazine – POSTPONED TO BE A WEBINAR ON MARCH 3
  • Building Construction & Market Trends by Richard D. Voreis, Chief Executive Officer at Consulting Collaborative
  • How to Build Brand with Social Media by Ken Hitchner, Director of Public Relations at Creative Marketing Alliance
  • WDMA's Washington Update by Kevin McKenney, Director of Government Affairs at WDMA
  • DOE Building Technology Office’s Zero Energy Ready Home Program by Joe Nebbia, DOE

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Full Program Sponsors:
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Additional Sponsors:
ACER
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fenetech
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PHtech
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Breakfast Sponsor
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NWDA Hosts Successful Winter Meeting!

Over 70 key decision makers from window and door manufacturer and supplier firms participated in the annual 2-day Winter Meeting, held January 12-13, 2015 at Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, CT. The productive and enjoyable conference featured informative industry speakers, tabletop supplier displays and a special "speed networking" reception event.

The Winter Meeting educational sessions offered on the second day were well received for their value and timeliness. James Lang of WTS Paradigm provided a thought-provoking, future-focused presentation on the concept of "Big Data" and its potential value to the fenestration industry. Brad Boone of PPG offered insights as to the current national concerns over float glass production capacity, pricing, transportation challenges and how best for manufacturers and glass suppliers to work together in 2015 in his presentation. Other presentations included Kevin Koonce of the Vinyl Building Council and Joe Reed of ATI.

In keeping with recent NWDA conferences, the first day's evening reception featured speed networking sessions between the tabletop supplier exhibitors and the manufacturer attendees.  In a fashion similar to a speed dating forum, suppliers moved from table to table at timed intervals to meeting a manufacturer, thereby assuring everyone met each other in an effective and extremely efficient process.

Following the speed networking reception, attendees descended to Foxwoods High Rollers luxury bowling facility. Awaiting them in the exclusive event area were six dedicated lanes, pool table and a private cocktail bar with plentiful hors d'oeuvres.  The fun evening networking spurred some spirited but friendly competition with prizes awarded for both the highest and lowest bowling scores.

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Presentations for the meeting can be found on the NWDA Member's Only Archive Libary.

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

Full Program Sponsors
      CBP    Smithcase-Logo  skyreach


Reception Sponsor


Table Top Sponsors
hdr_logo   fenetech   PHtech  Premier-logo fj-logo bclogo signature  ultra-banner2010b  logo  LindePPGlogo


Breakfast Sponsors

entryguard  ultra-banner2010b


Speaker Sponsor

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Coffee Break Sponsors
     keystone


Prize Sponsor

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NWDA 2014 Winter Meeting Photos

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