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AAMA President and CEO to moderate panel at AWFS Fair.

Press Release Summary:

May 24, 2007 - Rich Walker, President and CEO of AAMA, will moderate the "Window and Door Trends and Opportunities," panel during the AWFS Fair in Las Vegas. Sponsored by Door & Window Manufacturer magazine, the seminar is slated for Wednesday, July 18th and will include Val Brushaber of Hurd Windows and Doors and Scott Shober of Ducker Worldwide. AAMA members will receive a 10% discount on all seminars, accessed via Members Only section of the AAMA web site.

American Architectural Manufacturers Association - Schaumburg, IL

Original Press Release

AAMA's Walker to Moderate Woodworking Panel

Press release date: May 11, 2007

SCHAUMBURG, Ill -- Rich Walker, President and CEO of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), will be the moderator of a panel entitled, "Window and Door Trends and Opportunities," during the Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers (AWFS) Fair ("AWFS®Vegas") to be held July 18 to 21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The window and door seminar is sponsored by Door & Window Manufacturer magazine and is slated for Wednesday, July 18, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Those on the panel, in addition to Walker, include Val Brushaber, of Hurd Windows and Doors, and Scott Shober, of Ducker Worldwide. "AWFS®Vegas represents the largest exhibition of woodworking hardware and machinery, board and panel products, upholstery material, wood components, supplies, services and new technologies in North America," according to AWFS officials. "In addition, the AWFS Fair provides unmatched networking opportunities and the finest professional educational conference in the industry."

AWFS officials also expect to draw several thousand attendees from the window and door sector, as well as a large contingent from the architectural millwork industry. Due to Walker's participation, AAMA members receive a 10% discount on all seminars, which can be accessed via the Members Only section of the AAMA Web site. For more information on AAMA activities, visit or call 847-303-5664. To learn more about AWFS®Vegas, visit

AAMA is the source of performance standards, product certification, and educational programs for the fenestration industry.SM

Janice Charletta, Director of Marketing & Membership, AAMA Phone: (847) 303-5859 Ext. 230 E-mail: