The second Convention of International Glass Associations wraps up in Murano

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Sponsored by Vitrum and ITA, the two-day meeting 6-7 June 2018 brought together the leading global representatives of the world of glass. Discussion focused on current needs, projects and experiences of domestic and international significance.

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The Convention of the International Glass Industry Associations took place at the Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro (SSV) in Murano, Venice
The second Convention of International Glass Associations, sponsored by Vitrum and ITA (Italian Trade Agency) held 6-7 June in Murano (Venice), with technical sessions revolving around the industry’s main focal points; opportunities for sharing; and parallel events with artistic and cultural content. The two-day Murano meeting reinforced the determination of the organizers and delegates from the leading global glass associations to continue their work – together – as a collaborative effort that, over time, can be further refined and enhanced with even greater quality and precision.
Validating the work accomplished at the first meeting in Murano, in June 2017 and on 4 October 2017, during the 20th edition of Vitrum, the International Glass Show in Milan, the Murano event took place at the Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro, a high-level research center and lab, internationally accredited for surveys, studies, analyses and, in general, technical developments in the glass industry. 
“This second meeting of the International Glass Associations confirms the importance of understanding the true market needs and those of its players. But, this is just the beginning because, if last year we laid the groundwork for an absolutely innovative industry journey, this year we managed to map out the priorities to be pursued, aware that concrete results may only be visible in the medium-long term. And, if the Murano Convention can now be deemed the annual spring meeting for the glass industr...
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