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Bekaert's Fremont to Serve as IWFE Keynote Speaker

The International Window Film Conference and Expo (IWFE) is pleased to announce that Christophe Fremont, president of Bekaert Specialty Films will provide the keynote address on Friday, May 2, 2008, at 11 a.m.

Fremont was promoted to president of Bekaert Specialty Films LLC in September 2003, after joining the company in April 2002 as vice president of international sales for Bekaert ECD Solar Systems in San Diego, Calif. Bekaert ECD specialized in photovoltaics, where Fremont had the opportunity to evolve within the renewable energy world and energy savings.

Prior to joining Bekaert, Fremont spent 14 years at Agfa-Gevaert. He held various senior management positions in a wide variety of markets from consumer products to computer markets, within business to consumers and business-to-business industries. His last position was as vice president, general manager of Agfa Consumer Imaging Europe, where he was responsible for 600 people and revenue of $700 million Euros.

Fremont started his career in his native country of France and worked in the United States, Switzerland and Germany. He attended the Direct Marketing European Institute of the University of Lille in France and has a master's degree (dess) in marketing. He studied International Business at IFI in Rouen and possesses a BTS of sales and a mechanical baccalaureate.

Held May 2-3 this year, at the Cashman Center in Las Vegas, IWFE will boast a line up of educational opportunities and installers from around the world once again will have the opportunity to compete for window film's coveted titles: "World's Best Automotive Tinter" and "World's Best Architectural Tinter." This year's International Window Film Tint-Off™ rewards are at a record high of $7,500 for the automotive winner and $1,000 for architectural.

The Expo and competition will be co-located with the Independent Glass Association (IGA) and Americas Glass Association's (AGA) conferences and trade show. Related IGA and AGA companies will have an opportunity to learn more about the benefits of window film and all involved will have an opportunity to expand business prospects.

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