The 4th Annual Women in HVACR meeting will be held in conjunction with HVAC Comfortech, which runs Sept. 25-29 in St. Louis, MO.
Founded in 2003, Women in HVACR is an organization of more than 250 female and male members from all facets of the industry, including commercial and residential contracting, manufacturing, distribution, consultants, trainers, students, associations, and publishing. Designed to foster networking, education and mentoring of women in the industry, this annual meeting of Women in HVACR members and guests promises attendees a healthy dose of all three. The nine member board of directors have worked hard over the past year to secure speakers and topics that will appeal to and benefit all of the members. A Women in HVACR networking reception will be held Tuesday evening, Sept. 25, from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Educational sessions will held on Sept. 26, and will feature a keynote presentation by the Contracting Business 2007 HVACR Woman of the Year, Narissa Rampey, vice president and co-owner of Air Assurance Co., Broken Arrow, OK.
Educational sessions include:
“Dealing with Difficult People, Even if One of Them Happens to Be You!” by Sharon Roberts, president and co-founder of Roberts Roberts Associates, Plano, TX
“Productivity - Who’s in Control?” by Dr. Ron Collier, president, Collier Consulting Group, Dripping Springs, TX
“Women and the Spirit of HVACR: Rules for Soaring Above the Rooftops,” Nancy Bandy, president, TRAINSITIONS Consulting Group LLC.
The meeting will conclude with a panel discussion on “Sharpening Your Negotiating Skills.”
More conference details including sponsorship opportunities, conference registration form along with membership information can be found on the Women in HVACR Website at www.womeninhvacr.org.