The IGMA Winter Conference Host Hotel is Sold Out.

Response to the conference has been tremendous and IGMA extended and sold out its hotel block. No worries, we have a list of hotels nearby that still have room. If you haven’t registered for the conference, you need to do so soon! If you haven’t secured a room yet, try one of these hotels:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Oro Valley Tucson North
11075 North Oracle Rd
Oro Valley, AZ 86737
520-544-2100
Rate: $174.60 Monday through Thursday, 127.59 on Friday

Americas Best Value Inn
810 E. Benson Hwy, Tucson, 85713
(520) 884-5800
Rate: ~$150 USD

Extended Stay America Tucson – Grant Road
5050 E. Grant Road, Tucson, 85712
(520) 795-9510
Rate: ~$165 USD

Best Western Inn & Suites: Tucson Foothills Hotel & Suites
6201 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, 85704
(520) 297-8111
Rate: ~175 USD

Red Lion Inn & Suites Tucson North – Foothills
7411 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, 85704
(520) 575-9255
Rate: ~$165 USD

The IGMA Winter Conference features the technical essentials vital to the growth of the insulating glass industry, as well as the top level industry networking unsurpassed by any other conference. Furthermore, it features a scenic desert vista in Tucson, Arizona at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort. Register now to attend the conference held January 31st through February 2nd. A meeting of the Insulating Glazing Certification Council (IGCC) occurs earlier in the week at the same location.

Friday’s lunch at the conference brings a special presentation from Dustin Anderson of HGTV’s Fixer Upper. Dustin Anderson was born and raised in Waco, TX. The son of second generation glazier, Dustin’s father Earl raised Dustin and brother, Eric around the family glass business. Dustin bought into his father’s glass business in 2001. Anderson Glass grew rapidly under the father/son team. The company grew from a small one truck operation to an active 4 truck operation. In 2014, Earl sold his stake in the company and Dustin took over the business completely.

Schedule of Events
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
9:00 am  Technical Policy Committee (closed)
1:00 pm  IGMA Board of Directors (closed)
2:00 pm  Registration
6:00 pm  President’s Welcome Reception (business casual)

Thursday, February 1, 2018
7:00 am  Registration
7:30 am  IGNITE Breakfast (Sponsor Presentations)
9:00 am  Certification Task Groups:

  • IGCC-IGMA Program Report
  • IGMAC Program
  • Design Considerations for Complex IGUs
  • TM-4500 Quality Procedures
  • Desiccant
  • Sealant Survey

12:00 noon  Lunch Presentation: Dustin Anderson from HGTV’s Fixer Upper
1:00 pm  Presentation: Managing Risk, Michael Hart, HUMAN
ET&I Task Groups:

  • Thermal Stress Research Update
  • Gas Measurement
  • VIG Update
  • Advanced Fenestration Testing
  • Processed Glass EPD
  • Field Correlation Study (Members Only)

6:00 pm  Member Networking Theme Evening: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Friday, February 2, 2018
7:30 am  Report to Members Breakfast
9:00 am  TSC Task Groups:

  • Unsupported IGU Edges
  • Edge Pressure on IGUs
  • IG Cavity Width
  • PIB Migration
  • Visual Quality
  • IG Cavity Compensation

12:00 noon  Lunch Presentation: Dustin Anderson from Fixer Upper
1:00 pm  Technical Presentation: Development of Stainless Steel Based Warm Edge Spacer Systems, Gerhard Reichert, Glasslam
Consultant Reports / Codes & Standards (ASTM, ISO, CGSB, EPA, DOE)
Affiliated Organizations
Education & Safety Task Groups:

  • Glass Safety Awareness
  • IG Fabricator Workshop
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Do’s & Don’ts of Safety

REGISTRATION FEES
Member – $825* USD
Non Member – $1,650 USD
Spouse – $225 USD

*early bird rate until January 2, 2018

HOTEL INFORMATION
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort
7000 North Resort Drive
Tucson, AZ 85750
(520) 529-7860
Click Here to make your reservations online.
Please identify yourself as being with the group IGMA.

Room Rate: $189

Whether you are a new to the industry or a veteran, we offer the opportunity to learn something new and be part of a group at the forefront of all things IG.  Registration for this event is open now, so sign up on our website, mark your calendars and make travel arrangement for the IGMA conference in sunny Florida!

Click Here for registration to this IGMA event.
IGMA is a dynamic group of glass industry professionals who voluntarily come together to solve common industry problems, meet common needs and accomplish goals relative to Insulating Glass in the Global Fenestration Industry.  Those that attend our events are literally the who’s who of our trade. This event is well attended, so choose to register today.

Upcoming IGMA Events
IGMA Summer Conference // July 31-August 2, 2018 // Vancouver, BC

To stay on top of our industry’s events, check out the IGMA Calendar of Industry Events.