Posts Tagged ‘ trade shows ’

I’m a geek. I’ll admit it. But only when it comes to windows.

Mar 28th, 2024

I often describe myself as a “door and window geek.” I mean, not at parties or anything like that, but in settings where no one’s going to spit their coffee out and look at me like I’m crazy. Like trade shows. After nearly 20 years of covering door and window products, I still get amped […]

Branding Strategy: That’s When They’ll Fall for the Leader of the Pack

Jun 15th, 2023

A year or two ago, buying doors and windows was all about availability. Due to insane levels of marketplace demand coupled with supply chain issues, lead times were stretched out to six to 12 months. Selling fenestration products was all about availability. If your lead time was faster, you could easily prevail over your competition […]

Trade Shows: Why You Can’t Afford to Stay Home

Oct 6th, 2022

Can you afford to take time away to go to upcoming trade shows? Well, most of my customers are still as busy as ever, despite the slowdown in new construction and thanks to backorders. But unfortunately, due to inflation and higher interest rates, a slowdown is just on the horizon. Holiday spending will be more […]

See What’s New in Doors and Windows

Sep 4th, 2018

GlassBuild America returns to Las Vegas in 2018 with approximately 450 exhibitors representing every aspect of the fenestration and glass industries. The show is set to take place in roughly 175,000 square feet of the Las Vegas Convention Center, and runs September 12-14. Here’s a peek at what some exhibitors will display. For dozens more […]

GlassBuild America Returns to Las Vegas

Sep 4th, 2018

GlassBuild America is returning to the Las Vegas Convention Center, September 12-14, 2018. Hundreds of exhibitors will feature their newest products and developments, from tools and supplies to machinery and equipment and of course, door, window and glass products. Express Learning sessions will also take place on the show floor during the event, as well […]

Video Newscast: It’s Trade-Show Season Again

Sep 15th, 2016

The approach of fall means the industry is gearing up for trade shows — and DWM is as well. See a preview of the all-new WinDoor show coming to Montreal in November, as well as other venues where you can meet and greet our editors. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

October Video Newscast: Celebrate a Special Anniversary

Oct 16th, 2014

Trade show season is still in full swing and the DWM October newscast takes a look at some upcoming events as well as one upcoming show that is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Find out what special events are planned. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

Have Trade Shows Outlived Their Usefulness?

Oct 21st, 2013

The Remodeling Show wrapped up in Chicago this past week. With the industry experiencing ups and downs over the past several years, the show has made many adjustments. It now features exhibits during two days instead of three and also has co-located with the DeckExpo show, giving it a broader base of attendees.  The show […]

The Fall Selling Season–Time to Get Your Game On!

Sep 3rd, 2013

Well, Labor Day is over and the fenestration fall selling season is just around the corner! Many window dealers have expressed concern that July and August numbers were not quite what they wanted to see, but, I say, don’t worry. It is the fall selling season that really counts. The kids are back in school, […]