Glass+Metal Symposium

AIA Continuing Education for Florida Since 2012

Registration Fees

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL (for a limited time): $35.00
Architects & Industry Professionals: $55.00
Students & Government: $15.00
GROUP Discounts Available:
$100 flat fee for 4 to 10 attendees from one firm

2021 EVENT

Ft. Lauderdale, FL
The Signature Grand Conference Center
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Welcome to Florida's Premier Educational Event!

Florida’s premier educational and networking event! Since 2012, The Glass+Metal Symposiumâ„¢ has been educating Florida architects and industry professionals on design trends, construction methods, and new product technologies. Our speakers are industry professionals who are not only experts in their respective fields but also understand the unique challenges we face in the State of Florida and in the hurricane market. This half-day event is designed for architects, general contractors, developers and industry professionals involved with the design, construction, and maintenance of the building envelope and more. We offer architects 5 AIA LU/HSW and all participants will receive a certificate of completion.


Designing with Architectural Glass

-> Presented by Viracon

High-Performance Benefits of Laminated Glass

-> Presented by Eastman

Recent Florida Building Code Changes

-> Presented by Intertek

LIVE Water Dynamic Test

-> Presented by Intertek

The Elements of Exterior Metal Ceilings for the Hurricane Market

-> Presented by Certainteed Architectural

Silicone Sealants for Structural Applications

-> Presented by Dow Chemical

Facade Investigations...What Goes Wrong?

-> Presented by GCI Consultants

Impact-Resistant Entrance Doors for South Florida

-> Presented by Enviralum Industries

Impact-Resistant Unitized Curtain Wall Systems

-> Presented by Crawford-Tracey Corp.

Note: agenda is subject to change.

Event Chair and Co-Founder

Event Chair and Co-Founder

Crawford-Tracey Corporation co-founded the Glass+Metal Symposium in 2012 with the idea to create an educational and interactive forum for architects and industry professionals who deal with the design and construction of the building envelope in Florida. Crawford-Tracey is the largest Florida based glazing contractor in the industry offering a complete line of impact and non impact-resistant window and door products. The company designs, manufactures and installs all of its products.

Event Co-Chair

Enviralum Industries, Inc. is a storefront system and entrance door manufacturer that services the glazing contractors and manufacturers of other fenestration products to complement their production lines. Enviralum systems are tested for hurricane codes but they offer variable glazing, so they are not limited to use in hurricane-prone areas.

Crawford-Tracey Corporation

Enviralum Industries, Inc.

2020 Event Sponsors

Viracon Logo
Dow Logo
GCI Logo
Interek Logo
Eastman Logo
Gordon Logo
CoastalCP Logo
FGT Logo
CLG Logo
Greco Logo
Architectural Products Logo