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Schedule is tentative and subject to change. All locations are in the Henry B. González Convention Center except for the SilverHorn Golf Club.

  • Wednesday May 19, 2021
  • Thursday May 20, 2021
  • Friday May 21, 2021
  • All Locations
  • Hall 4B
  • Hall 4 West Foyer
  • SilverHorn Golf Club
12:00 PM - 06:00 PMTGA Jerry Wright Memorial Golf Tournament | 3er Torneo Anual de Golf TGA Jerry Wright Memorial

TGA is hosting a fun afternoon of golf and networking as it honor’s Texas glass industry legend, Jerry Wright, in their 3rd annual golf tournament. The event will be held at the SilverHorn Golf Club in San Antonio.

For more information regarding the golf tournament and to register, visit https://www.texasglass.org/2020-tga-golf-tournament.

SilverHorn Golf Club

Sponsored by: TGA

02:00 PM - 05:00 PMExhibitor Move-In | Estableciemiento de Exhibidores

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4B

02:00 PM - 05:00 PMRegistration Open | Abre Registración

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4 West Foyer

02:00 PM - 05:00 PMExhibitor Move-In | Estableciemiento de Exhibidores

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4B

02:00 PM - 05:00 PMRegistration Open | Abre Registración

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4 West Foyer

12:00 PM - 06:00 PMTGA Jerry Wright Memorial Golf Tournament | 3er Torneo Anual de Golf TGA Jerry Wright Memorial

TGA is hosting a fun afternoon of golf and networking as it honor’s Texas glass industry legend, Jerry Wright, in their 3rd annual golf tournament. The event will be held at the SilverHorn Golf Club in San Antonio.

For more information regarding the golf tournament and to register, visit https://www.texasglass.org/2020-tga-golf-tournament.

SilverHorn Golf Club

Sponsored by: TGA

  • All Locations
  • Meeting Room 207
  • Meeting Room 217
  • Meeting Room 206A
  • Hall 4B
  • Hall 4 West Foyer
07:00 AM - 06:30 PMRegistration Open | Abre Registración

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4 West Foyer

08:00 AM - 08:30 AMEducational Session: Glass TEXpo™ ’21 Welcome

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Begin your educational program with a warm welcome and hear what the next two-days of learning will look like. Take a deep dive into industry matters and jump-start your day diving into all this year’s Glass TEXpo™ has to offer.

08:00 AM - 01:00 PMExhibitor Move-In | Instalación de Exhibidores

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4B

08:30 AM - 09:00 AMEducational Session: Economic Update By Nick St. DenisDirector of Research, Key Media & Research

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

This session provides recent industry-specific research and provides up-to-date information on the region’s economic standing. The expert speaker will provide a forecast of what the region can expect in commercial and residential glass and metal industries and what to anticipate as a result of market shifts. Learn what these shifts mean for current and future business moves you might wish to make. Special emphasis will be made on the region.

09:00 AM - 10:00 AMEducational Session: Make Hardware Your Next Easy Profit (concurrent session) By Mary HesterDirector, Banner Solutions

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 207

One surefire way to increase your return on a job is making wise selections when it comes to hardware. While often not understood fully, hardware is one the most profitable glazing system components. This session will help educate on the various types of hardware to select from and to expand the potential profit margins on both jobs and your business as a whole. Learn commonly used types of hardware in glass and metal applications and find details to look for and to avoid.

09:00 AM - 10:00 AMEducational Session: Update on Current Texas Employment and Labor Laws (concurrent session) By Kelly StamyAssociate Attorney, The Cromeens Law Firm, PLLC

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Make sure your business is in compliance with state and federal laws while also learning about the most common traps and mistakes businesses in the construction industry face. Hear from Kelly Stamy, Associate Attorney with The Cromeens Law Firm. Over the last 10 years, The Cromeens Law Firm has reviewed hundreds of subcontracts, and each year the contracts have gotten progressively worse for subcontractors. No one should have to sign a document giving up most of their rights just to have the ability to work. Kelly will also touch on employment law, an area in the construction industry that is increasingly important and commonly misunderstood. Level the playing field by learning the tools you need to negotiate sub-contracts, file liens, collect what you’re owed, and be compliant with current employment law. Learning these tools now can save you and your business from stressful and expensive consequences later on!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AMEducational Session: Effects of Hurricanes on Insulating Glass Unit Performance By Bill LingnellIndustry Consultant, Lingnell Consulting Service

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

This session reviews impact factors, including the effects of window pressure, water and moisture in the glazing system, windblown debris and structural damage, barometric pressure and/or temperature changes. Attendees will leave with key factors to keep in mind when designing IG units.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMEducational Session: Understanding Glass Railing Codes, Specs and Materials (1 HSW CEU) By Vaughn SchaussAmericas Technical Consultancy Manager, Kuraray’s Trosifol Division

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Incidents of falling glass from exterior balcony railings in high-rise condominiums have resulted in new standards and building code requirements that address post-breakage performance of glass. As a result, many railing specifications are calling for laminated glass to provide safety from falling glass. This presentation examines the safety concerns around glass in railing systems and the new building code requirements that address the use of these systems. The results of impact testing will be presented. In addition, the need to specify the proper glass and verify the compatibility of sealants and grouts will be discussed.

12:00 PM - 01:00 PMTGA Awards Lunch and Special Guest Speaker, Lyle Hill | Almuerzo de Premios TGA y Orador Invitado Especial, Lyle Hill By Lyle HillPresident, Keytech North America

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 206

Join us for a great lunch of fellowship and friendship as the Texas Glass Association (TGA) presents its annual awards and honors … and stay around for our guest speaker, Lyle Hill. Luncheon tickets, sold for an additional fee, include lunch, awards and special guest speaker presentation. More information can be found on the Glass TEXpo™ website by clicking on the “Networking” tab.

Guest Speaker: Lyle Hill
“The ABC’s of the Glass Business” is full of life lessons and laughter. Like the alphabet, there will be 26 key business tips to take away. In this session, attendees will receive a fast-paced overview of the most important things to know about the glass business. This fun presentation is essential for any owner or executive with a desire to run a successful glass business of any type.

01:00 PM - 02:15 PMKeynote Session: They Are Saying More Than You Think – How to Hire, Retain and Lead the Best By Janine DriverKeynote Speaker - Body Language Institute

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Do you want to be bulletproof at work and confident in your decisions? If so, you do not want to miss this prime opportunity to learn strategic and quality skills in the workplace and beyond. Here are some reviews from Janine’s appearance at our other Glass Expos™. Janine Driver is a popular media guest, with appearances on shows including Dr. Oz Show, Anderson Cooper, NBC’s TODAY and NBC’s Weekend TODAY, FOX News, and CNN’s Larry King Live. Sit in on this award-winning keynote seminar as body language expert and best-selling author, Driver, teaches you essential methodologies on reading and using body language for your advantage. Whether you are looking to influence others, seize opportunity, establish rapport, negotiate business deals or detect deception, these helpful guidelines from Driver are designed to be used as tools to hire, retain and lead the best.

02:30 PM - 06:30 PMGlass TEXpo™ ’21 Show Floor Open

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4B

04:00 PM - 06:00 PMWelcoming Cocktail Party on the Show Floor | Cóctel de Bienvenida en el Piso del Evento

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4B

09:00 AM - 10:00 AMEducational Session: Make Hardware Your Next Easy Profit (concurrent session) By Mary HesterDirector, Banner Solutions

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 207

One surefire way to increase your return on a job is making wise selections when it comes to hardware. While often not understood fully, hardware is one the most profitable glazing system components. This session will help educate on the various types of hardware to select from and to expand the potential profit margins on both jobs and your business as a whole. Learn commonly used types of hardware in glass and metal applications and find details to look for and to avoid.

08:00 AM - 08:30 AMEducational Session: Glass TEXpo™ ’21 Welcome

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Begin your educational program with a warm welcome and hear what the next two-days of learning will look like. Take a deep dive into industry matters and jump-start your day diving into all this year’s Glass TEXpo™ has to offer.

08:30 AM - 09:00 AMEducational Session: Economic Update By Nick St. DenisDirector of Research, Key Media & Research

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

This session provides recent industry-specific research and provides up-to-date information on the region’s economic standing. The expert speaker will provide a forecast of what the region can expect in commercial and residential glass and metal industries and what to anticipate as a result of market shifts. Learn what these shifts mean for current and future business moves you might wish to make. Special emphasis will be made on the region.

09:00 AM - 10:00 AMEducational Session: Update on Current Texas Employment and Labor Laws (concurrent session) By Kelly StamyAssociate Attorney, The Cromeens Law Firm, PLLC

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Make sure your business is in compliance with state and federal laws while also learning about the most common traps and mistakes businesses in the construction industry face. Hear from Kelly Stamy, Associate Attorney with The Cromeens Law Firm. Over the last 10 years, The Cromeens Law Firm has reviewed hundreds of subcontracts, and each year the contracts have gotten progressively worse for subcontractors. No one should have to sign a document giving up most of their rights just to have the ability to work. Kelly will also touch on employment law, an area in the construction industry that is increasingly important and commonly misunderstood. Level the playing field by learning the tools you need to negotiate sub-contracts, file liens, collect what you’re owed, and be compliant with current employment law. Learning these tools now can save you and your business from stressful and expensive consequences later on!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AMEducational Session: Effects of Hurricanes on Insulating Glass Unit Performance By Bill LingnellIndustry Consultant, Lingnell Consulting Service

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

This session reviews impact factors, including the effects of window pressure, water and moisture in the glazing system, windblown debris and structural damage, barometric pressure and/or temperature changes. Attendees will leave with key factors to keep in mind when designing IG units.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMEducational Session: Understanding Glass Railing Codes, Specs and Materials (1 HSW CEU) By Vaughn SchaussAmericas Technical Consultancy Manager, Kuraray’s Trosifol Division

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Incidents of falling glass from exterior balcony railings in high-rise condominiums have resulted in new standards and building code requirements that address post-breakage performance of glass. As a result, many railing specifications are calling for laminated glass to provide safety from falling glass. This presentation examines the safety concerns around glass in railing systems and the new building code requirements that address the use of these systems. The results of impact testing will be presented. In addition, the need to specify the proper glass and verify the compatibility of sealants and grouts will be discussed.

01:00 PM - 02:15 PMKeynote Session: They Are Saying More Than You Think – How to Hire, Retain and Lead the Best By Janine DriverKeynote Speaker - Body Language Institute

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Do you want to be bulletproof at work and confident in your decisions? If so, you do not want to miss this prime opportunity to learn strategic and quality skills in the workplace and beyond. Here are some reviews from Janine’s appearance at our other Glass Expos™. Janine Driver is a popular media guest, with appearances on shows including Dr. Oz Show, Anderson Cooper, NBC’s TODAY and NBC’s Weekend TODAY, FOX News, and CNN’s Larry King Live. Sit in on this award-winning keynote seminar as body language expert and best-selling author, Driver, teaches you essential methodologies on reading and using body language for your advantage. Whether you are looking to influence others, seize opportunity, establish rapport, negotiate business deals or detect deception, these helpful guidelines from Driver are designed to be used as tools to hire, retain and lead the best.

12:00 PM - 01:00 PMTGA Awards Lunch and Special Guest Speaker, Lyle Hill | Almuerzo de Premios TGA y Orador Invitado Especial, Lyle Hill By Lyle HillPresident, Keytech North America

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 206

Join us for a great lunch of fellowship and friendship as the Texas Glass Association (TGA) presents its annual awards and honors … and stay around for our guest speaker, Lyle Hill. Luncheon tickets, sold for an additional fee, include lunch, awards and special guest speaker presentation. More information can be found on the Glass TEXpo™ website by clicking on the “Networking” tab.

Guest Speaker: Lyle Hill
“The ABC’s of the Glass Business” is full of life lessons and laughter. Like the alphabet, there will be 26 key business tips to take away. In this session, attendees will receive a fast-paced overview of the most important things to know about the glass business. This fun presentation is essential for any owner or executive with a desire to run a successful glass business of any type.

08:00 AM - 01:00 PMExhibitor Move-In | Instalación de Exhibidores

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4B

02:30 PM - 06:30 PMGlass TEXpo™ ’21 Show Floor Open

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4B

04:00 PM - 06:00 PMWelcoming Cocktail Party on the Show Floor | Cóctel de Bienvenida en el Piso del Evento

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4B

07:00 AM - 06:30 PMRegistration Open | Abre Registración

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4 West Foyer

  • All Locations
  • Meeting Room 217
  • Hall 4B
  • Hall 4 West Foyer
07:00 AM - 02:00 PMRegistration Open | Abre Registración

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4 West Foyer

08:00 AM - 09:00 AMEducational Session: Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Update By Dr. Paul BoveEngineer, Texas Department of Insurance (TDI)

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Start your day with an overview of the Texas Department of Insurance’s (TDI) Windstorm Program requirements for fenestration products. You will learn relevant building code requirements; requirements for fenestration products; those products’ submittal requirements; what companies need to do to submit an evaluation report request in accordance with those requirements; and common issues associated with submittals and evaluation. The Windstorm Program is voluntary and operates in 14 Texas counties along the Gulf Coast in a designated catastrophe area. The program exists to provide insurance coverage for those who want to operate a commercial space or buy a home in this area of Texas.

09:00 AM - 10:00 AMEducational Session: Glazing System Delegated Design (1HSW LU) By Stewart Jeske, P.E.Founder and President of JEI Structural Engineering

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Delegated design of glazing systems requires understanding of architectural intent, building structural movement, manufactured system limitations, design loads and methods. Architects, engineers and contractors should be aware of essential key design requirements to know what to look for and approve in delegated design submittals for curtainwall, storefront and other glazing systems.

 

10:00 AM - 11:00 AMEducational Session: Trends in Commercial Construction That are Going to Affect You By Richard VoreisChief Executive Officer, Consulting Collaborative

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Topics for discussion will include special emphasis on exterior building envelope and interior space; trends in architecture (glass, architectural aluminum products, etc.); trends in new and remodel construction; major industry challenges; and the importance of change.

10:00 AM - 02:00 PMGlass TEXpo™ ’21 Show Floor Open

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4B

02:00 PM - 06:00 PMExhibitor Move-Out | Desinstalación de Exhibidores

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4B

08:00 AM - 09:00 AMEducational Session: Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Update By Dr. Paul BoveEngineer, Texas Department of Insurance (TDI)

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Start your day with an overview of the Texas Department of Insurance’s (TDI) Windstorm Program requirements for fenestration products. You will learn relevant building code requirements; requirements for fenestration products; those products’ submittal requirements; what companies need to do to submit an evaluation report request in accordance with those requirements; and common issues associated with submittals and evaluation. The Windstorm Program is voluntary and operates in 14 Texas counties along the Gulf Coast in a designated catastrophe area. The program exists to provide insurance coverage for those who want to operate a commercial space or buy a home in this area of Texas.

09:00 AM - 10:00 AMEducational Session: Glazing System Delegated Design (1HSW LU) By Stewart Jeske, P.E.Founder and President of JEI Structural Engineering

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Delegated design of glazing systems requires understanding of architectural intent, building structural movement, manufactured system limitations, design loads and methods. Architects, engineers and contractors should be aware of essential key design requirements to know what to look for and approve in delegated design submittals for curtainwall, storefront and other glazing systems.

 

10:00 AM - 11:00 AMEducational Session: Trends in Commercial Construction That are Going to Affect You By Richard VoreisChief Executive Officer, Consulting Collaborative

Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room 217

Topics for discussion will include special emphasis on exterior building envelope and interior space; trends in architecture (glass, architectural aluminum products, etc.); trends in new and remodel construction; major industry challenges; and the importance of change.

10:00 AM - 02:00 PMGlass TEXpo™ ’21 Show Floor Open

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4B

02:00 PM - 06:00 PMExhibitor Move-Out | Desinstalación de Exhibidores

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4B

07:00 AM - 02:00 PMRegistration Open | Abre Registración

Henry B. González Convention Center, Hall 4 West Foyer