New Prizes for 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off Winners!

Sep 25th, 2013

As a result of the overwhelming number of attendees and competitors at the 2013 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™, show management for the event has decided to expand its current prize packages for the 2014 Tint-Off Competitions, sponsored by Window Film magazine. With more competitors than ever and a growing attendee rate, show management […]

Champions Named in Tint-Off Competitions

Sep 20th, 2013

(left to right) Automotive winners Caleb Silkett, manager of Midwest Tinting in Overland Park, Kan., Randy Humphries, operations manager for Tint King in Billerica, Mass., and Jonathan Sanchez, film application specialist for Hi-Line Window Tint in Rochester, N.Y.

Tint-Off champions have been named in the 2013 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off. In the Architectural Division, our first-place champion is Ronnie Zdenek, president and owner of SPF Window Tinting in Hattiesburg, Miss. Second place went to Hann Kim, reigning 2012 champion and CEO of STM Solar Control in Los Angeles. Matt Adams, owner […]

Selling and Marketing Strategies Steal the Show in Morning Seminars

Sep 20th, 2013

Chris Robinson (left) and Keith Garwood, discussed a variety of issues, including film waste.

Two window film dealer roundtables were held this morning to help dealers discuss some of the issues in the industry in addition to two seminars: How to Optimize Your Website and Related Technologies and Installation Techniques for Architectural Glass and Safety/Security Films.

Finalists Announced for Tint-Off Competitions

Sep 20th, 2013

After rounds of competition, four finalists have been named in the architectural division and 12 in the auto division. Winners will be announced tonight.

Today’s finalists have been announced for the 2013 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off. In the Architectural Division, four finalists were named. They are Ronnie Zdenek, president and owner of SPF Window Tinting in Hattiesburg, Miss.; Hann Kim, reigning 2012 champion and CEO of STM Solar Control in Los Angeles; Chris Brooks, the 2012 second-place […]

Business Abounds at International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off

Sep 19th, 2013

Day two of the International Widow Film Conference and Tint-Off opened with a variety of business-enhancing seminars. Following a show welcoming, attendees were invited to attend Tips to Effectively Manage Your Business by Paul Tauchar, owner of Solar Control of Jackson and How to Effectively Transition and Build Your Business by Luc Goemaere, business segment […]

‘Are We Still Close that Way?’ 9/11 Survivor Shares His Story

Sep 19th, 2013

In an emotional presentation, today’s keynote speaker for the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off, FDNY Chief Richard Picciotto, the highest-ranking firefighter to survive the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center, shared his harrowing tale of the infamous day. He was in the North Tower on the 35th floor when the buildings […]

Abbott Gives Keynote Speech Today at International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off

Sep 18th, 2013

The crowd reacts after Abbott's emotional speech.

Jim Abbott, a professional baseball player and motivational speaker, says the key to overcoming is the ability to adapt. He talked about how individuals and companies can overcome obstacles and challenges during today’s keynote address at the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off in Tampa, Fla. He had a word for each letter of adapt— Adjustibility, […]

Practical Social Media for Your Business

Sep 18th, 2013

Patric Fransko, chief marketing officer for Interwest Distribution Co., kicked off the seminars for the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off in Tampa, Fla., with a presentation, Practical Social Media. Geared toward window film businesses, the presentation explained best practices for utilizing social media. According to Fransko, social media has a “small town rules” attitude […]

More Than Just a Shirt

Sep 18th, 2013

by Holly Biller International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off: been there, love it, have the t-shirt … eight to be precise. It’s my pleasure to say that I have been a part of the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off since its inception and have been able to provide input, ideas and inspiration into the […]

The 2013 IWFC Opens in One Week

Sep 9th, 2013

The 2013 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (IWFC) will be held in one week in Tampa, Fla. The conference, which is the largest event dedicated solely to the window film industry, will be held at the Tampa Convention Center and the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina. The conference will be held Wednesday, September […]