‘Tis the Season of the Trade Show for GFS!

It doesn’t seem to matter what industry you are in, it almost goes without saying that your industry WILL have a trade show between the months of September and November. We have entered the prime season for the world of trade shows, and GFS has been running all over North America to be at all the major shows for the wide variety of industries we serve in order to see our customers, interact with other industry professionals and experts,  conduct technical education sessions, and much more.

You may be thinking, ‘Ok, so how many shows could there really be for a paint booth company in three months? Three? Four?’. Well, between all the different industries we serve, including automotive, military aerospace, industrial, woodworking, powder coating, fabricating, and business aviation, GFS will have attended a total of 10 shows between September 1st and November 30th.

Here’s how our trade show schedule breaks down for Sept – Nov 2011:

Completed:
Railway Interchange – Minnesota – Sept 18-20
CarStar Collision Repair Conference – Seattle – Sept 24-27
APTA American Public Transportation Association – Las Vegas – Oct 3-5
NAI North American Industrial Coating – Cincinnati – Oct 4-6
NACE International Autobody Congress & Expo – Orlando – Oct 6-8
NBAA National Business Aviation Association – Las Vegas – Oct 10-12
CMTS Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show – Toronto – Oct 17-20

Upcoming:
WMS Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo – Toronto- Oct 27-29
SEMA Specialty Equipment Market Association – Las Vegas- Nov 1-4
FABTECH Fabrication Technology Show – Chicago- Nov 14-17

GFS getting ready to start the show at NACE 2011 in Orlando

Phew! That’s a busy three months, to be sure, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. Engaging in our industries by being at all the major events allows us the unique opportunity to interact with a wide variety of customers, industry professionals, organizations & associations all in once place. We thrive on the great discussions that take place, the free exchange of ideas, providing solutions to problems, and helping our customers make educated choices that will help their business become more efficient and allow it to grow and prosper.

We’ve got three more shows upcoming for the remainder of 2011, and they are some of the biggest. SEMA is without a doubt, THE automotive industry event of the year. If you’re in to cars, chances are you’ll love SEMA. It really has everything the automotive industry has to offer, all in once place. GFS will be on-site at booth # 10821 in the Collision Repair section.

WMS is a great event for anyone in the woodworking industry. You’ll see the latest in tools and techniques for making your operation more effective, more efficient, and more productive. GFS will be on-site at booth # 714.

FABTECH is one of the biggest industrial shows we exhibit at, and every year it consistently provides a wealth of great knowledge for attendees on every type of metal fabricating & finishing process that exists. GFS will be on-site at booth # 4042 in the Finishing section.

We look forward to seeing you at these events, and hope that your trips are successful!

For more information, please visit www.globalfinishing.com.

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