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GANA Annual Conference

The GANA Annual Conference is scheduled for March 2-5, 2016 in Palm Springs, CA. Six Divisions of GANA have meetings planned at this event, along with the non-Division Committees including Marketing and Protective Glazing Council. The GANA Annual Conference is being held immediately following the IGMA Annual Conference.

Conference fees are due when registering.

Registration Fees (Members)  
Full Conference $850
Spouse $500


Registration Fees (Non-Members*)  
Full Conference $1699
Spouse $500

*Non-member companies attending a GANA meeting for the first time can attend the conference at the member rate. Please contact the office first to confirm first time attendance before registering. Non-members not eligible to receive the discount that join GANA prior to 60 days after the meeting will receive a credit for its registration fees on membership dues.

Cancellation Policy
Meeting Cancellation: The registration fee is refundable (minus a cancellation fee of $150) if notice of cancellation is received by February 1, 2016. After this date, no refund will be issued.

Pre-Registered Attendees
Registrations will be accepted until the day of the Conference. However, if you would like to review a list of to-date pre-registered attendees, click here.

We would like to recognize and support our sponsors. If you are interested in sponsoring the GANA Annual Conference, contact Sara Neiswanger

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Annual Conference 2016 Program

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

8:30 am 12:00 pm Registration Desk
9:00 am 12:00 pm GANA Insulating Division/IGMA Technical Services Committee Joint Meeting
12:00 pm 1:00 pm Joint GANA/IGMA Luncheon Presentation
1:00 pm Joint GANA/IGMA Miniature Golf Tournament
6:00 pm Joint GANA/IGMA Classic Hollywood Theme Dinner


Thursday, March 3, 2016

8:00 am 3:30 pm Registration Desk
7:30 am 8:30 am GANA Protective Glazing Council (w/ continental breakfast)
8:30 am 11:00 am GANA Laminating Division Meeting
11:15 am 12:30 pm Town Hall Luncheon
12:45 pm 3:15 pm GANA Tempering Division Meeting
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm GANA Marketing Committee Meeting
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm GANA New Professionals Committee
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm GANA Member of the Year Awards Reception


Friday, March 4, 2016

7:00 am 8:00 pm Registration Desk
8:00 am 10:00 am GANA Annual Membership Meeting
10:15 am 12:45 pm GANA Decorative Division Meeting (w/ working lunch)
1:00 pm 3:45 pm GANA Energy Division Meeting
4:00 pm 5:30 pm GANA Flat Glass Manufacturing Division Meeting

Saturday, March 5, 2016

8:00 am 12:00 pm GANA Board of Directors (Closed Meeting)
12:00 pm 2:00 pm GANA Educational Foundation Board of Directors (Closed Meeting)
2:00 pm 2:15 pm Centric Shareholder Meeting (Closed Meeting)
2:15 pm 2:30 pm Centric Organizational Meeting (Closed Meeting)
2:30 pm 5:30 pm Centric Board of Directors (Closed Meeting)


Hotel Accommodations
The Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa is a full service hotel with business center, spa and access to numerous golf courses in Palm Springs, CA and surrounding areas. The hotel features one full-service restaurant, two bars and an outdoor pool dining area.

Room Rates
Single or Double: $230 plus tax
Check-In: 4:00 pm Check-Out: 11:00 am

Hotel Registration Options
Hotel reservations will not be made through GANA, but instead through the hotel directly. Make your reservations though our unique hotel website link below.


Hotel Reservation Deadline: February 9, 2016

Internet Access
Stay connected at the Paris Las Vegas with internet access in both the sleeping rooms and meeting space. GANA has negotiated in-room internet access to be included in your hotel resort fee. Meeting rooms will also have internet access. Wireless internet is sponsored by Glass Coatings and Concepts.


Click here to register online.