GlassCon Global Glass Expo VE

Optional Events

Please note you must be a registered attendee or exhibitor to participate in any of the optional events. To register visit CLICK HERE.

Virtual 5K

Get ready to lace up your running shoes and join us for the glass industry's first ever virtual 5K! The Run for Glass VE 5K is part of GlassCon Global VE and Glass Expo VE, taking place virtually September 9-10, 2020. Run for Glass VE 5K participants may run or walk and will receive an authentic race medal, t-shirt and downloadable race bib. The Run for Glass VE 5K registration is separate from GlassCon Global VE-Glass Expo VE and is $35.

Registration for the race will be open through September 9th. To ensure you have your race package in hand before the 9th, be sure you have signed up and placed your order no later than the 31st of August. Orders placed on Sept. 4th or later, cannot be guaranteed that the packet will be received by the 9th.

All profits from Run for Glass VE 5K will benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

Sign up, run and share your time. Registration is available through the attendee registration link.

September 9th Virtual Wine Tasting Sponsored by Groves Inc.
Hosted by: Chris Fronsoe of DeaMor Associates


Chris Fronsoe

In 90-minutes, Chris Fronsoe will teach you how to smell, taste and drink wine like a professional. His expertise will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation of wine. Come hang out with the nationwide glass, glazing and fenestration industry family to imbibe and be happy.

Meet Your Sommelier
Chris Fronsoe is the Pre-construction manager for DeaMor Associates in Ridgefield, WA – a custom manufacturer of skylights and canopies nationwide. Previously he was the Global Sales Manager at ICD High Performance Coatings, served on technical committees for the Glass Association of North America, National Glass Association and National Fenestration Rating Council, and has been a featured speaker at GlassCon Global, Façade Tectonics, and Glass Performance Days in Finland.

In addition to being a part of the nationwide glass and glazing industry Chris holds titles from the Court of Master Sommeliers, Wine & Spirits Education Trust and Society of Wine Educators. From 2011-2014 he led his Oregon restaurant to be featured in the Top 100 Wine Restaurants by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

Sponsored by:

Please use the attached list to purchase your wines in advance and have them on-hand for the tasting. There is also a Wine Tasting placemat if you would like to print it in advance to take notes. Recommended paper size to print is 11 x 17.

Thursday Morning Meditation and Yoga
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Join Irene Francis, Yoga and Reiki Level 2 Instructor for a morning inspirational meditation and yoga class.

Simply log into the main Auditorium and begin your day in a balanced frame of mind.

Closing Happy Hour
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Finish your GlassCon Global VE and Glass Expo VE experience with a little time to network with industry members. Visit the Plenary Auditorium Thursday from 6 - 7 p.m. and BYOB (bring your own beverage) to launch the Closing Happy Hour and visit colleagues virtually from the comfort of your own home.