Industry Events & CPD

Industry Day 2017
Friday, 23 June 2017
9:30am – 5:00pmRendezvous Hotel 148 The Esplanade, Scarborough PERTH, WA

Join industry for a dynamic program and networking opportunity to enhance and develop your knowledge and skill in glass and windows. If you are involved in the glazing industry, participating in the 2017 Industry Day will enable you to connect with leading experts providing insights and tools that will assist you to build and transform your business.


9:30am      Registration / Coffee
10:00am WELCOME

Peter denBoer – GWAWA President

10:15am Efficient Glass

Michael Ward – Guardian

Energy efficiency and glass trends worldwide, including Australian and NZ

10:45am Compliance

Gary Smith – Marketing & Communication Manager, AWA

Provide you with an update on the activities from the Australian Window Association, with a brief overview of compliance, standards, window installation, changes in the energy efficiency space.

11:15am Laminated Glass

David Lee / Geoff Rankin – Eastman

Laminated Interlayers, trends and advances in glass applications

11:45am Local Economic Position

John Bygrave – CSR

A guide for you through the current WA economy outlook and provide an overview of the future growth.


1:00pm Accredited Company Program and Safety Insights

Will Walker – Acting CEO AGGA

Will Walker, will guide you through the Accredited Company Program, attaining the pillars for accreditation, and the benefits for your business and industry, including the Master Glazier Program. AGGA have a comprehensive Safety Management System and will provide an overview for you to implement in your business, including some safety insights.

1:30pm Thermal Efficiency and Modern Glazing Systems

James Whitehouse – Capral

An overview of new learnings in thermal framing, options and levels of efficiency gained and overview of modern glazing systems.

2:00pm     Successful Small Business

Representative from the Small Business Development Corporation  The primary role of the SBDC is to encourage, promote, facilitate and assist the establishment, growth and development of small business in Western Australia. The SBDC will provide an overview of the services and products available for you to access to grow and develop your business.

2.20pm Apprenticeships, what is involved?

Dave Clare – ATC-Midwest

Confused about apprenticeships and what is involved? Dave will guide you through the apprenticeship pathway and how ATC-Midwest can work with business to create successful outcomes.

2:40pm     Building Contracts

Dan Kearney – Dept. of Commerce – Building Commission  Construction Contracts Act – changes / pitfalls etc, and adjudication


3:30pm Marketing your business!

Jarrod Greenwood – Adzoo

How important is digital in today’s marketing for small business.

The heart of your business success lies in its marketing! “Adzoo are not your traditional agency” …let them take you on a journey to discover marketing methods that will help you grow your business.

4:00pm Keynote Speaker

Malcolm Dix – Bullshift

Having honest and productive conversations, valuing our product and engaging in healthy behaviours

4:45pm CLOSE

This is a Fee event

Registration must be done using the booking form

To book attendance online –

Registrations close Monday, 19th June 2017

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