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Thank you to everyone who supported the event

Glassman Latin America was officially opened on Tuesday 22 September 2015 by Juan Rafael Mejorada Flores EMBA, secretaria de desarrollo economico from the state of Jalisco and Jose Luis Velez managing director of Interglass - pictured here with Steve Diprose, managing director of organiser Quartz Business Media, event director Ken Clark and Glass International's editor Greg Morris.

New dates have been announced for 2018

Glassman Latin America 2018 will be held again in Guadalajara in 2018 in the same venue following the success of the event in 2015 and the feedback from exhibitors and visitors who participated. The dates will be 21-22 March 2018, Jalisco A, Expo Guadalajara,Guadalajara, Mexico. 


Headline statistics

  • 965 participants from 21 countries
    • including delegations from a number of large manufacturers such as O-I and Grupo Modelo
  • 95 companies were represented within the exhibition
  • There were 13 free-to-attend conference presentations


‘We had a great show in Guadalajara and made significant business connections’ Pneumofore

'It was good to meet many suppliers and provided a good opportunity for glass makers and suppliers to interact' Hotwork-USA

'Glassman Latin America was a great exhibition. We found some valuable clients who we hope to build new relationships with' 3DMX-UNIAT

'Excellent organisation of the event and I saw some really important companies exhibiting' Praxair Mexico

'We would highly recommend Glassman Events to others in the industry' Vitro

'The second day of the conference focused on technical issues which was really interesting for my line of work' RHI Refmex

'The location of the exhibition was really convenient for hotels due to being an international visitor'  Teco

'The booths were well distributed throughout the hall and the onsite staff were really helpful with any queries we had' Refractarios Zedmex

'I would happily recommend Glassman to my colleagues and other industry personnel as it was a really well organised event' Grupo Modelo

Press Coverage

We received fantastic regional support from press with a pre-event press campaign as well as a press conference on the first day and an official opening as a photo-call opportunity. A dedicated PR team in Guadalajara worked with local and regional press; as well as a VIP visitor campaign to specifically invite delegations to attend the event.



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