Orlando, FL (June 23, 2021) – Auto Glass Week™ (AGW), the only worldwide event created and designed specifically for the auto glass original equipment (OE) and aftermarket, repair and replacement industries, welcomed 1,500 attendees to the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) from June 7-9, 2021.
“We are thrilled to welcome Auto Glass Week to the Center of Hospitality for the first time,” said OCCC Executive Director Mark Tester. “With numerous rescheduled and relocated conventions and trade shows coming to Orlando, we look forward to building our relationship with Auto Glass Week and look forward to hosting them again in the future.”
Auto Glass Week™ hosted hundreds of industry leaders from a wide range of backgrounds as they gathered to enhance their businesses, interact with peers and learn new techniques of the trade. The power-packed event generated nearly $4 million in economic impact for the community, with attendees traveling from around the world to attend.
The event, co-located with the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT), also featured all segments of the window, security, decorative and paint protection film industries for quality education and business building. Both events included nail-biting competitions to determine the world’s best technicians in automotive repair, replacement, and automotive and architectural tinting.
“We were very pleased with the service and hospitality we received from the OCCC team,” said Debra Levy, Managing Director of AGW and WFCT. “We were able to adhere to all safety protocols and our onsite attendees were thrilled to finally be able to gather following the long hiatus.”
The OCCC is continuing to do Business Better than Usual as they welcome new and returning clients. Guided by its expert knowledge of hosting clean and safe events, the Center is ushering in a new era of conventions, trade shows and live events.
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About the Orange County Convention Center
The award-winning Orange County Convention Center provides approximately $3 billion in economic impact to Central Florida annually. In recent years, the Convention Center has averaged nearly 200 events, including 115 conventions and tradeshows that attract more than 1.5 million attendees to the region each year. For more information about the Orange County Convention Center, visit www.occc.net.
About Auto Glass Week
Auto Glass Week™ is the only event that offers the original equipment (OE) and aftermarket auto glass repair and replacement industry the opportunity to learn from peers and industry experts. Vendors, manufacturers, company owners and technicians join together at this international event each year to experience front-row seats to the auto glass repair and replacement competitions, customer service representative competition and calibration competition. Auto Glass Week™ is co-sponsored by AGRR™ magazine, Auto Glass Safety Council™, Independent Glass Association and National Windshield Repair Division.
About the International Window Film Conference and Tint-off™
WCFT is the only international event designed specifically for the window, paint protection, decorative and security film industries. The annual three-day conference includes educational seminars, demonstrations, trade show and the always popular competitions to determine the world’s top in their field. WFCT is sponsored, organized, and managed exclusively by Window Film magazine and Paint Protection Film (PPFMag) magazine. Window Film magazine is the only publication dedicated solely to the entire window film industry, designed to access all those who work in the film industry—bringing buyers and sellers in this special market together from all over the world. Window Film magazine and PPFMag are distributed worldwide to the film and PPF communities.