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NGA Announces New Locations for GlassBuild America in 2024 and 2025


Michele Nosko


NGA Announces New Locations for GlassBuild America in 2024 and 2025

Vienna, Va. (August 2, 2022)—The National Glass Association (NGA) has announced new locations for GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in 2024 and 2025.

In 2024, GlassBuild will be held Monday, September 30 through Wednesday, October 2 in Dallas, Texas at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

In 2025, GlassBuild will be held Tuesday, November 4 through Thursday, November 6 in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center.

The changes in location deviate from GlassBuild’s regular rotation of Las Vegas and Atlanta. GlassBuild was originally slated for Las Vegas in 2024; however, the Las Vegas Convention Center will be under partial renovation in 2024 and not optimal for GlassBuild that year. Dallas is able to accommodate GlassBuild’s size and scope and has excellent facilities along with plentiful hotel options. The Dallas-Fort Worth airport is easily accessible for U.S. and international travelers. Overall, Dallas will be more cost effective for the Association, for exhibitors and for attendees.

GlassBuild was scheduled to head to Atlanta in 2025 but several factors led NGA to look at Orlando, including frequent requests from attendees and exhibitors, a modern convention center that can hold GlassBuild comfortably, and experience hosting other large construction-industry trade shows like GlassBuild. We are pleased to have secured beautiful space in the Orange County Convention Center and hotels within walking distance. Orlando’s airport welcomes flights from across the U.S. and abroad and Orlando is very accessible from the Port of Miami for international shipments.

“NGA is very excited to share this announcement that GlassBuild America is moving to new cities in 2024 and 2025,” said NGA Events Director Molly Grenn in a memo to GlassBuild exhibitors. “We hope to return to Las Vegas in 2026 and Atlanta in 2027.”

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ABOUT GLASSBUILD AMERICA: THE GLASS, WINDOW & DOOR EXPO GlassBuild America,, is the largest annual event for the entire glass, window and door industries in the Americas. Produced by the National Glass Association (NGA), GlassBuild America is where buyers and sellers meet and learn how to solve their most pressing challenges. The event also features the annual Glazing Executives Forum and is supported by NGA’s official publications—Glass Magazine and Window + Door—and association sponsor, the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA). In the most recent listing of trade shows nationwide, GlassBuild America ranked at No. 97 on Trade Show News Network (TSNN)’s Top 250 Trade Shows list. Follow GlassBuild on Facebook and Twitter.

ABOUT NGA Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association (NGA),, combined with the Glass Association of North America (GANA) in 2018 to form the largest trade association serving the architectural glass and metals industry supply chain, including glazing contractors, full-service glass companies, glass fabricators, primary glass manufacturers and suppliers to the industry. It is a technical powerhouse that brings some of the best minds to the table to create technical resources and promote and advocate for glass in buildings. NGA's education and training resources including and Glazier Apprentice Curriculum—and its official publications Glass Magazine and Window + Door, keep the industry knowledgeable and well informed. NGA also produces the industry's largest annual trade show in the Americas, GlassBuild America, and hosts these conferences: NGA Glass Conferences, Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference, Glazing Executives Forum, and GPAD (Glass Processing Automation Days). In 2022, NGA proudly supports the United Nations International Year of Glass. Contributions to The NGA Foundation support training the industry and educating consumers about the many ways glass and glazing contribute to a safe, healthy, sustainable, and inspiring built environment. Follow NGA on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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