Schedule at a Glance

Please note the schedule is tentative and subject to change. All events are at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, September 29
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration Open (Sponsors Only)
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Golf Tournament Registration – LakeRidge Golf Course (Optional)
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Golf Tournament – LakeRidge Golf Course (Optional)
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Golf Tournament Awards Reception – LakeRidge Golf Course (Optional)
Wednesday, September 30
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. International Window Film Tint-Off™ – Architectural Division Mandatory Competitor Meeting
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. International Window Film Tint-Off™ – Automotive Division Mandatory Competitor Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Seminars:

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8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
What it Takes to Get to the Top

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Business Essentials for Financial Health in the Window Film Industry

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Welcome and Overview (Joint Session)

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
From Your Garage to Government Contractor

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch and Learn: New Product Showcase

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Breakout Session: Adding Vehicle Wrapping and PPF to Your Business

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Breakout Session: Opportunities in the Decorative Film Market

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ Exhibition
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. International Window Film Tint-Off™ – Automotive Division Heat 1
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Paint Protection Film by PremiumShield (Live Demonstration on Exhibition Floor)
2:30 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. International Window Film Tint-Off™ – Architectural Division Heat 1
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Welcoming Cocktail Party on the Exhibition Floor
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. International Window Film Tint-Off™ – Automotive Division Heat 2
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. IWFA Automotive Film Accreditation
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. IWFA Flat Glass (Basic) Film Accreditation
7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. The Biggest Little Pub Crawl – Downtown Reno (Optional)
Thursday, October 1
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. International Window Film Tint-Off™ – Paint Protection Film Division Mandatory Competitor Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Seminars:

Education Day

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Changing Automotive Film Laws

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
B-B and B-C, Different Markets, Different Buyers

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Drivers in Energy Savings, Green Movement and Incentive Programs

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Marketing to Millennials

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Architectural Glass of Today and Tomorrow

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Industry Tools and How to Utilize Them in Your Own Marketing Efforts

10:45 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. International Window Film Tint-Off™ – Paint Protection Film Division Heat 1
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. International Window Film Tint-Off™ – Automotive Division Heat 3
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ Exhibition
3:00 p.m. – 3:40 p.m. International Window Film Tint-Off™ Architectural Division Heat 2
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Silent Charity Auction on the Exhibition Floor (final bids end at 4:45 p.m.)
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Thursday Cocktail Party on the Exhibition Floor
5:00 p.m. – 5:55 p.m. International Window Film Tint-Off™ – Paint Protection Film Division Heat 2
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. IWFA Safety/Security Film Accreditation
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. IWFA Advanced Solar Control Accreditation
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. A Night with the Classics at the National Automobile Museum (Optional)
Friday, October 2
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Friday Keynote: Jack Welch
9:00 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. International Window Film Tint-Off™ – Automotive Division Finals
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ Exhibition (9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. is optional for Sponsors)
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Industry Leadership Panel Moderated by Suzy Welch
10:30 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. International Window Film Tint-Off™ – Architectural Division Finals
12:15 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. International Window Film Tint-Off™ – Paint Protection Film Division Finals
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gala Awards Dinner and Ceremony – Atlantis Casino Resort Spa (Optional)