As we round out the lineup for 2023 and move into 2024, there are a lot of exciting HVAC trade shows on the horizon!
These HVAC trade shows are a great opportunity to:
- Network with experts across North America
- Learn about the latest technology and rising industry trends
- Attend hands-on workshops to create action plans for scaling your business
Use these top upcoming HVAC trade shows in North America to decide which ones are right for your business.
SERVICE EDGE CONFERENCE 2023
When: November 9 – 11, 2023
Where: Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel, 6007 Legacy Dr, Plano, TX 75024
SEC (i.e. Service Edge Conference) is the ONLY conference focused on increasing growth and development for service business owners and their teams.
- Learn firsthand from world-class speakers
- Join transformational, hands-on workshops for proven growth strategies
- Network with other service pros from across North America
But don’t just take our word for it. Take a look at a few highlights from last year’s SEC22!
When: January 22 – January 24, 2024
Where: McCormick Place, 2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616
This in-person expo will be held in McCormick Place, the largest conference center in North America. This expo will be packed to the brim with the latest HVAC tech, gear and trends.
This is the biggest HVAC expo each year, so you don’t want to miss it. Whether you’re attending AHR panel discussions, or you’re visiting the podcast pavilion for interviews, swag and more, this is one of the top HVAC trade shows to attend.
The hands-on displays allow attendees to test out various tools and equipment—setting AHR expo apart from the other HVAC trade shows you could attend. Plus, did you know that FieldEdge will be exhibiting at AHR 2024? We’d love to show you the latest ways we can help you to maximize profits, surpass goals, and beat the competition in 2024 and beyond!
ACCA 2024 Conference & Expo
When: March 11 – 14, 2024
Where:, Universal Orlando’s Sapphire Falls Resort, 6601 Adventure Way, Orlando, Florida 32819
Focusing on helping HVAC contractors grow their businesses, ACCA’s 2024 conference includes growth-minded training sessions as well as a TBA lineup of speakers.
In addition, ACCA is hosting an expo. The show floor for this HVAC trade show is a great place to meet with exhibitors and vendors to help enhance your business offerings. Plus, this event is prime recruiting and networking territory.
ASHRAE Winter Conference (U.S.)
When: January 20 – 24, 2024
Where: Marriott Marquis Chicago, 2121 S Prairie Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
As one of the smaller HVAC trade shows, the ASHRAE Winter Conference a hands-on professional development paradise.
With instructor-led full-day seminars, half-day trainings, and quick 2-hour development sessions, you’ll be sure to find something that meets your needs.
Also, check out the organizer’s technical program, which is jam-packed with everything, from refrigeration to hydronic systems.
IIAR 2024 Natural Refrigeration Conference & Heavy Equipment Expo
When: March 24 – 27, 2024
Where: Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
As the largest expo dedicated to the natural refrigeration industry, IIAR is slated to kick off in March 2024.
This conference is the ideal venue to reach the widest audience of ammonia and natural refrigeration professionals, from design engineers to end users.
Also, the exposition floor will showcase exhibitors presenting new methods and products. Plus, this event serves as a great opportunity for attendees to network with industry pros.
National HVACR Education Conference
When: March 25 – 27, 2024
Where: South Point Hotel, 9777 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89183
HVACR provides opportunities to learn new technologies, get inspired by industry leaders and exchange ideas with HVACR peers.
The in-person portion of this conference will be held in Vegas, but continued virtual training will be offered throughout the year. The online portion of the event will be held through the HVACR Learning Network.
Plus, ESCO Group put together a handy schedule of events for 2024, including online HVAC industry events.
AEE East Energy Conference & Expo
When: TBA, 2025
Since they’ve just wrapped up their recent conference in Boston, MA, AEE is still in the planning stages for its next scheduled conference in 2025.
At AEE, you’ll learn about the latest developments through a wide variety of presentations discussing the latest trends and updates in business, industry and government sectors.
Last year, this conference offered five different learning tracks for attendees to continue their education. Additionally, AEE featured over 60 speakers in total.
Each path is ideal for professionals in different fields and positions within the HVAC industry. As always, the exposition show floor presents a great networking opportunity for all.
Check back at AEEEast.org for updates on this conference
2024 National Home Performance Conference
When: April 8 – 11, 2024
Where: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 Second Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404
NHPC offers four days of educational content, networking and industry updates. Although, the exciting details surrounding this event have yet to be announced.
Aside from the HVAC trade show itself, there will be educational sessions and workshops. The organizers have declared the educational sessions offered can be used as Continuing Education Units (i.e. CEUs).
When: June 16 – 18, 2024
Where: Ottawa, Canada (exact location TBA)
This FFHMT (i.e. Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer) conference is geared toward those interested in HVAC engineering/science behind heat transfer. This 11th annual conference strives to make it the leading annual conference on fluid flow and heat transfer. The FFHMT gathers world-renowned scholars in the field to present industry advances as well as collaborate on new information.
The conference is both in-person and virtual this year.
Anyone wishing to submit an extended abstract, short paper or full manuscript are welcome to do that with the possibility of publication.
Stay Tuned for the Latest Trending HVAC Trade Shows
This list is not exhaustive, and many details of the HVAC trade shows included here will continue to evolve and change throughout 2024.
Keep an eye on this page so we can keep you posted on the latest updates in HVAC trade shows! We’ll continue to revise and update this list with the latest information. Plus, we’ll include new HVAC trade shows yet to be announced.
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