Women in HVACR (WHVACR) has become the 35th Endorsing Organization of the International Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), the world’s largest HVACR event.
WHVACR is dedicated to providing a platform for women to become more successful through During the AHR Expo, January 23-25 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.WHVACR will host a booth on the show floor (#6940), and will also present an education session on Tuesday, January 24, entitled “The Destruction of ODS for Carbon Credits - How to turn your used ozone-depleting substances into cash”.
WHVACR will host a networking reception on Tuesday evening and hold their Board Meeting on the Sunday before the Show.
"We are delighted to be an official AHR Expo Endorsing Organization, especially since we have been a supporter of the Show for many years," says Patti Ellingson, incoming WHVACR president, and director of wholesale distribution for Rem Tec International.
"As the largest event in the HVACR industry, AHR Expo perfectly aligns with our mission of empowering women to succeed through networking opportunities, mentoring and education," Ellingson says.
Women in HVACR is focused on educating women in the areas of technical issues, industry trends, sales, management and ownership. With over 200 members, it's organized into a number of committees that range from Education and Outreach to Partnership Development. The organization has a Chicago Chapter, and plans are underway to launch a Canadian Chapter.
"Women in HVACR represents a very important and rapidly growing segment of our industry," says Clay Stevens, President of International Exposition Company, which produces and manages the AHR Expo. "We are very pleased that they have become an Endorsing Organization and will be conducting a very valuable educational session at the 2012 Show."