Pre-Conference Workshops: September 19-20, 2016
Conference: September 20-22, 2016
Exhibit Hall: September 21-22, 2016

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA

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About Comfortech 365

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Price: Free

The third annual Comfortech 365 virtual event will focus on Growing Your Business, Growing Your Brand while bringing together key mechanical contracting experts to provide business owners and technical professionals with the latest information, products, resources and services they need to stay competitive, in an engaging online environment.

Comfortech 365 features:

  • Live webinars presented by industry experts
  • The opportunity to network with presenters and get your questions answered
  • Access to resources including whitepapers, presentations and videos to expand on your training
  • The chance to interact with other contractors and preview products and solutions in the virtual exhibit hall

Registered attendees will be automatically entered for a chance to win gift cards and prizes.

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Josh Nelson
 

The Power of Social Media Marketing: Grow Your Business by Tapping into Google, Angies List, and More

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Presented by: Josh Nelson, Author of Internet Marketing for Plumbing & HVAC Companies

In this session Josh Nelson, Author of How To Triple Your Sales By Getting Your Internet Marketing Right For Plumbing & HVAC Contractors will share how you can increase your sales and grow your revenues by tapping into the Power of Google, Angie's List and the big Social Media Platforms.

He'll share what profiles you need to be on, how you should approach them and then lay out a step-by-step plan for leveraging these platforms to drive more leads, more sales & greater profits.

Dave Kozak
Dave Kozak
 

A Career in a Year: What’s behind the gap in skilled trades?

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Presented by: Dave Kozak, Vice President of Marketing, One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, Mister Sparky

The forecast for the skilled trades is go, go go. Residential customers are begging for service. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment for plumbers to grow at 12%. For HVAC and electrical service workers it’s 14%. Where are all the techs?

Skilled Labor - trades jobs - present the professional opportunity of a lifetime for individuals who are looking to go further in their career. This session addresses industry employment trends and debunks myths that keep young people from careers in HVAC, plumbing, electrical and other technical trade fields. Featuring webisodes from executive producer and TV host Mike Rowe.

Mark Eatherton
 
Jeff Persons
 
Dennis Bellanti
Dennis Bellanti
 

The Art of Hydronics & Geothermal

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Presented by: Mark Eatherton, Jeff Persons and Dennis Bellanti
Join three industry experts, an instructor, contractor and distributor and find out the benefits of adding hydronics to your business. Yes, this is a specialty in the HVACR trade, but some contractors have already taken the leap and have added this to their business offerings, thus, growing their businesses. If you ar enew to hydronics and geothermal this webinar is perfect for you! Learn the basics and see if this is a specialty you would like to learn more about and add to your business. 

Jeff Persons will discuss the basics of and efficient hydronic system, including a brief introduction to radiant cooling, focusing on how this can be utilized 365 days per year. Persons will also give piping/installation examples during the presentation. Dennis Bellanti will then discuss the importance of a good heat loss design upfront, along with a discussion about the importance of marketing presentations during the bidding process. With a good presentation a contractor can standout! And Mark Eatherton will discuss controls and how, what to do and what not to do, when integrating them into existing and new systems.

Matt Prazenka
 

The Power of a Diversified Workforce

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Presented by: Matt Prazenka, Abacus Business Leaders

Stephen Covey once said: “Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.”

Adapting and dealing with diversity creates an agile business that can become the leader in its market as it sees the opportunity that others miss. Diversity typically is addressed as race and ethnicity, however looking at the broader base that also includes sex, generational, and even age can provide additional insight and perspective. Let’s have an open discussion about how to leverage this into our businesses.

Mike Moore
 

Key Performance Indicators: Outperforming the Competition

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Presented by: Mike Moore, Founder & Director of Training, HVAC Learning Solutions

This session will show you how to use key performance indicators to accomplish your strategic goals, become change agents, and overcome unexpected obstacles. It will let you know where there are gaps in your business and prioritize your action plans. Mike Moore is the director of training for Lennox HVAC Learning Solutions, the training arm of Lennox industry. He has been involved in the industry for over 16 years. His areas of expertise are business, sales, and technical training.