The second day of the just-finished edition of GlassBuild, which took place at the Georgia World Congress Center, saw an increase in visitors, enabling key exhibitors to take new orders and finalize deals.
The second day of GlassBuild in Atlanta, which closed its doors on Thursday last week, was unquestionably different from the previous one that was slower than many expected, according to exhibitors at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC).
The uptick in foot traffic came as welcome news to exhibitors hoping to showcase new products while simultaneously generating new business leads. Tuesday’s opening day of the three-day conference was marked by decidedly fewer people and less buzz than in years past, said many veteran GlassBuild participants.
The turnaround also came as welcome news to Melanie Byrne, the chief executive officer for manufacturer Dr. Gold and Co. who needed just an hour to take seven new orders, while Bystronic Glass Inc. also enjoyed a banner day by finalizing three dea