The SMACNA convention blends exceptional educational sessions with world-class entertainment and valuable networking events. SMACNA offers a wide range of educational sessions that will keep members up-to-date on the latest trends, new market opportunities and the latest technical innovations.
Featured sessions this year include: Michael McLin, author of the New Horizons Foundation latest white paper, “Productivity Tracking in the HVAC Industry for Design, Manufacturing and Installation,” will share best practices for tracking productivity and increasing efficiency, with Boaz Rauchwerger, an internationally-known motivational sales speaker, trainer, consultant and author who will reveal how to create a championship attitude every day, and with Bob Langdon, author of “Managing Your Business for Profit,” who will present five important steps to maximizing a return on your investment and insure your family’s security.
The AHR Expo (International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition) is the world’s largest HVACR event, consisting of more than 2,100 exhibitors and attracting 60,000+ attendees each year. Since 1930, the Show has provided a unique forum where the entire HVACR industry, including OEMs; engineers; contractors; manufacturers; distributors; commercial, industrial and institutional facility operators; and educators comes together to discover the latest products, learn about new technologies and develop mutually beneficial business relationships. The next Show, co-sponsored by ASHRAE and AHRI, will be held Jan. 14-16, 2019 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, and is held concurrently with ASHRAE’s Winter Conference.
- Monday, January 14, 2019 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Tuesday, January 15, 2019 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Wednesday, January 16, 2019 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Advance registration is free to qualified professionals and students ages 18 and up. A registration fee of $30 will apply after the January 2019 cut-off date and onsite. On Show days, 16- and 17-year-old students accompanied by an adult will also be admitted.