CONNECT 2018 will feature several well-respectedkeynote speakers who will explore how to engage theemerging workforce and respond to economic changesin one’s plumbing business.

Connor Lokar will present “Stay Ahead of the Curve” the morning of Oct. 12. Lokar will share what the leading indicators are saying about the economy for the rest of 2018, what the outlook is for 2019, and — most importantly — what that means for plumbing and HVACR contractors. 

Find out why the consumer could be in a weakened position in 2019 and what steps attendees should take to continue running efficient, profitable operations. A well-respected economist with ITR Economics, Lokar’s economic insight and forecasting experience play a key role in the company’s 94.7% accuracy rating. Lokar will deliver the morning keynote address on Friday, Oct. 12.