3M and Energy Products Distribution to Sponsor 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™July 23rd, 2014 by Editor
3M and Energy Products Distribution, a 3M authorized distributor, have signed on to be a Sponsor of the 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT). The event is set to be held October 7-9, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center and will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall and the attendee-favorite, Tint-Off™ competitions. The host hotel is the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards.
During the conference, attendees will be able to take part in educational seminars by industry leaders and expert speakers, network on the Exhibition/Extravaganza show floor with window film and paint protection film manufacturers and suppliers, as well as view three Tint-Off divisions.
We spoke with Manny Hondroulis, vice president for Energy Products Distribution in Baltimore.
WFM: Why did your company choose to Sponsor the 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™?
3M Company and Energy Products Distribution (EPD) are committed to the window film and paint protection film industries. This is evident from unique products, marketing programs, and customer service all designed to help increase your profit margins. It is only fitting that we show our commitment to both industries by exhibiting at the WFCT and by sponsoring two members of our national dealer/installer network to compete against the very best.
WFM: What will your company be displaying for attendees to view at the 2014 show?
3M and EPD will be displaying NEW products that include sun control window films, security window films with attachment systems, decorative window films, daylight redirecting films, automotive window films, paint protection films and vinyl wrap films.
WFM: Do you have any show specials you wish to announce or share early?
We’re offering a free annual subscription to 3M Digital Designs 3.0 or AddOnAuto to the first three installers who sign up and place a $2,000 opening order of 3M Scotchgard™ Pro Paint Protection Film*. We’re also offering a free annual subscription to 3M Digital Designs 3.0 or AddOnAuto to the first three window film dealers who sign up and place a $2,000 opening order of 3M Automotive Window Film*. *Certain restrictions apply.
WFM: Why is an event like the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off important to the window film industry?
The WFCT is the only industry-focused show that allows manufacturers to demonstrate their value proposition to the dealer/installer network. It also serves as a forum for networking and best practice sharing, as well as a place for camaraderie among those in our niche industry.
WFM: Does your company have any advice for the Tint-Off contestants?
Every installer has their own tricks of the trade that work for him/her. 3M and EPD wish every contestant the best of luck.
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Energy Products Distribution (EPD) is an exclusive 3M-Authorized Distributor of 3M™ Window Film Products and 3M™ Scotchgard™ and VentureShield® Paint Protection Films. EPD is also an authorized 3M™ Wrap Film Series 1080 distributor and distributes nationally. We have been building 3M’s share of the film market since our incorporation in 1985. For more information, visit www.epdwindowfilm.com or follow @epdwindowfilm on Twitter.