Top Glass Conference and Exhibits – April 17, 2018
The International Centre, Mississauga, ON
The OGMA is once again working in partnership with Glass Canada magazine to bring you the Top Glass Conference & Exhibits show on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. This is a one-day, action-packed event that gives you the opportunity to catch up with everybody who’s anybody in the industry while attending some very informative seminars.
Not only that, the OGMA will be presenting its Awards for Excellence at Top Glass. The awards recognize two outstanding projects that demonstrate excellence in the design and execution of a building that incorporates the use of architectural glass and metal.
Plan to be there, mark your calendar now, and click on the link below to register. It only takes a minute, and best of all, it’s free.
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