San Antonio Window Film Conference








The 2018 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off (WFCT) takes place Thursday, September 27 through Saturday, September 29 at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, this year.

During this year's Conference, the IWFA will again be sponsoring IWFA Education Day. The day will consist of hard-hitting information and insights on how to improve business prospects. Sessions will also highlight many of the latest trends in the industry based on conversations and the support of the foremost experts.

You’ll find details about our industry’s signature event, IWFA Accreditation Testing, registration and hotel information, and more in the article below.

Please plan to join us for this exciting event. We look forward to seeing you there!

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When: September 27-29, 2018

Where: Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas

The International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off is a global exhibition and conference that gives attendees the opportunity to speak one-on-one with industry suppliers and manufacturers and to learn about the latest products for the window film industry. It provides top educational courses and a show floor that encourages a professional atmosphere to conduct business.

During this year's Conference, the IWFA will again be sponsoring the IWFA Education Day. The day will consist of hard-hitting information and insights on how to improve business prospects. Sessions will also highlight many of the latest trends in the industry based on conversations and the support of the foremost experts.

Registration and Hotel Information:

Pre-registration pricing for WFCT is available now through September 7, 2018. Hotel accommodations are available at the La Quinta Inn and Suites Riverwalk at a discounted rate of $159 USD per night, plus tax. Be sure to book your room early as the pricing is only available through September 4, 2018. To receive the discounted rate, you must call 866-527-1498, option 1, and ask for the La Quinta Inn and Suites San Antonio Riverwalk (property #0501) and tell them you are with the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ room block or give code GRKQV.

Accreditation instruction (including manual) and testing on will take place on:

Thursday, September 27

  • 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Automotive Film Accreditation
  • 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Flat Glass (Basic) Film Accreditation

Friday, September 28

  • 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Safety and Security Film Accreditation
  • 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Advanced Solar Control Accreditation

Costs for the IWFA Accreditations are:

Accreditation testing is normally $100 for members and $300 for non-members.  During WFCT, the IWFA will be offering accreditation testing free to members and at a $100 discount ($200) to non-members. 

IWFA Education Day Schedule and Speakers

Utilizing Quickbooks (8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m)
Speaker: Charlie Perrin, MFCPATX in San Antonio, TX

Taking Content to the Customer (9:45 a.m – 10:45 a.m)
Speakers: Erin Vadala, President, Warner Communications; Constance L. Barerra, Owner, Momentum Administrative and
Marketing Services, Inc. 

IWFA Update (11:00 a.m – 120:15 a.m)
Speaker: Darrell Smith, Executive Director of the IWFA

*LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

Window Film Dealer Panel (1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.)

Moderator: Jim Freeman, Tint America, IWFA Members Action Committee; Speakers: for automotive: Jeff Cipolla of TintToU, Orland Park, IL; for architectural: John Parker of National Security and Window Filming, Chicago, IL; for PPF: Brodie Mathews of Deco Window Tinting in Denver, CO

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If you would like to take advantage of the IWFA member discount as well as numerous other member benefits, click the link below to register for IWFA Membership.

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