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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Call for Papers & Participation

The Industry Needs YOU…to Share Your Knowledge and Expertise

You are invited to submit your ideas for conference sessions for its 21st annual conference. Comfortech brings together the latest products, trends and business solutions for mechanical contractors involved in HVACR, Hydronics and Plumbing. Conference sessions educate and inspire business transformation while delivering insight on the latest industry trends that are impacting business owners and service professionals.

Be a part of the Comfortech education that keeps mechanical contractors and professionals up-to-date on the latest industry trends and developments critical to success in this ever changing business environment.

Featured Session Tracks:

  • Business Management
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Service Management
  • Technical
  • Executive Track - content not exclusively for, but yet geared for executive/president level participants focused on expansion management

Specific Hot Topics Needed for 2016 are:

  • Energy Efficiency for Homes and Buildings
  • The Smart Home/The Smart Customer
  • People Management: Recruiting, Hiring and Firing

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

  • How different generations work together
  • Pricing Strategies
  • Customer Service
  • Becoming a Better Manager
  • Increasing Sales/Effectiveness
  • Technology Trends that Can Grow Your Business
  • The Smart Home/The Smart Customer
  • Smart Buildings
  • Home Systems
  • Regulatory Issues
  • General Small Business Management Topics
  • Financial Planning
  • Tax Planning
  • Developing an In-House Training Program
  • Telling the HVAC Career Story to Local Schools
  • Industry Trends and Insights for Future Planning
  • Where to Find Top Talent and How to Retain Them

Propose your own industry-related topic.

Speaker Benefits include a high level of professional visibility and exposure, along with a full conference pass to the event.

How To Participate

Prospective speakers are asked to submit abstracts/proposals for sessions, workshops or panel discussions on or before February, 12 2016. Submissions for all format types should be submitted in 200-300 words max and should include a session title, Track Category, Level of Presentation (if intended for Executive Management), along with the presenters name, title, organization or company, business address, phone number, email address and presenters biography.

Abstracts should be emailed to Kim Good at on or before February 12, 2016.

Additional Information:
Kim Good, Conference Manager:
Bob Mader, Comfortech Content Director:

Decisions will be announced in mid-February.