Posts Tagged ‘2016 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off’

Competitors Narrow as Finals Approach; Show Floor Heats Up with Demos

Oct 7th, 2016

Competitors are bringing the heat. The Tint-Offs are underway, and each category is narrowing down to its finalists. Get an exclusive look at the competition floor in today’s Film’d. But, the excitement didn’t stop there. The show floor was packed, as exhibitors demonstrated their latest products. Click HERE to view the video in YouTube.

Tools for Success

Oct 7th, 2016

Mark Imbrock, founder of EDTM, opened IWFA Education Day during the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ with a presentation on marketing tools for architectural installers. Identifying what type of glass and coating is involved in an installation is an important part of recommending which type of film is best suited for a tint-job. In […]

IWFA and Industry Efforts

Oct 7th, 2016

Darrell Smith, executive director of the International Window Film Association (IWFA), is on a mission to see continual progress for the industry. In his seminar, Smith discussed IWFA activities and efforts—from new programs to the state of the window-film industry. “We need to provide educational materials to all levels: architectural sides, film dealers, consumers—all of […]

Going Green

Oct 7th, 2016

Capitalizing on opportunities that come with energy efficiency and the going green movement may be the key to bring more money to your company, according to Mike Hodgson, founder of ConSol, an energy consulting company in Stockton, Calif. “You guys have the right product at the right time,” said Hodgson. “There’s a lot of money […]

Tint-Off™ Finalists Announced

Oct 6th, 2016

After a long day of preliminary heats, the Tint-Off™ finalists for the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) have been announced. The finalists for the Paint Protection Film Division are as follows: Nick Abaro of Genesis Window Tinting in Elk Grove, Calif.; Nate Barrett of Bespoke Paint Protection, in Austin, Texas; Tyler O’Hara of […]

A Visit with the Admiral

Oct 6th, 2016

Former NBA All-Star David Robinson, also known as “the Admiral,” spoke to attendees on all things basketball and business. In a compelling question and answer seminar, Robinson shared some of his best memories on the court and the success he’s had with the Carver Academy, a charter school he founded in the San Antonio area. […]

Former Surgeon General Issues Call to Educate

Oct 6th, 2016

Dr. Boris D. Lushniak, former U.S. Surgeon General, gave a speech highlighting the importance of protecting health, namely preventing skin cancer, through the use of window film. While he noted it’s only a part of prevention, he emphasized how important it is as an industry to educate consumers on the benefits window film provides in […]

Meet the Newest Window Film Hall of Fame Inductee

Oct 6th, 2016

The International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) commenced yesterday morning with a welcome ceremony honoring the newest inductee of the Window Film Hall of Fame, Bill Burke. He was introduced by Ed Golda, president of Michigan Glass and the first inductee into the Window Film Hall of Fame. Burke was recognized on his many […]

Growing Awareness of Window Film

Oct 6th, 2016

The window film forecast is important for the success of the industry. Casey Flores, account executive for Window Film magazine, led a panel of leading industry manufacturers in the seminar Window Film Live, on the state of the industry and where they see the future of window film heading. An important aspect of the discussion […]

Scorpion Moves to Emerald Sponsor of WFCT 2016

Jul 12th, 2016

Scorpion Window Film is returning to the annual International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT), this time increasing its presence as an Emerald Sponsor. WFCT, set to be held October 5 – 7 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk, will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall and the attendee-favorite […]