Businesses don’t succeed in a vacuum — and that is true in all industries, including plumbing, HVAC and electrical contracting businesses. Thankfully, contracting business owners are not on their own and don’t have to learn to “reinvent the wheel.” There are a number of industry associations and best practice organizations available to help.
Nearly 1,000 members and vendors attended Nexstar Network’s annual Super Meeting, held from October 12-15 at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Marco Island, Florida, with some taking advantage of the event’s virtual attendance option. Typically a three-day event filled with programming and content designed specifically for those connected to Nexstar, the sold-out Super Meeting 2021 required an extra day to fit in even more networking events with members’ business coaches and peers. While still following local and building safety guidelines, Super Meeting offered a opportunity for participants to meet, learn and work together to tackle business challenges and gain new skills.
After being forced into a virtual event last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, PHCC — National Association will host its annual PHCCCONNECT2021 conference in person later this month in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Association of Independent Manufacturers’ Representatives (AIM/R) held a new educational offering called AIM/R Rep Advantage (March 7 – 8, 2019) in Rosemont, Illinois. In comparison to the AIM/R Annual Conference, the program was a condensed 1.5-day, content-filled, and rep-only event.
Four years ago, I attended my first AHR Expo in Chicago. And no matter how many times my colleagues warned me to bring my walking shoes, I was blown away by the sheer size of the event. I put in my daily 10,000 steps — and then some — walking back and forth between the halls learning about ductless mini-splits, cooling towers, boilers, water heaters and more.
EEE 2022 features a two-day trade show showcasing the latest and best in products and services for the petroleum marketing and HVAC industry. The trade show will be open May 24-25 and feature 200 exhibits in the new Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun. In addition to the trade show, the schedule of events offers more than 50 business and technical education programs as well as fun social and networking events.