14 HVAC Trade Shows, Conferences & Expos To Attend In 2021

14 HVAC Trade Shows, Conferences & Expos To Attend In 2021

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Posted by EJ Brown

December 28, 2020

From Emerging HVAC Equipment and Technologies to Everything In-between—Don’t miss these Trade Shows in 2021.

For HVAC professionals, it is important to keep sharpening your knowledge and building connections in the industry. There are numerous trade shows across the country where you can pick up the best tools, learn about the latest updates in

software to run your business,

and supplies to make your HVAC business shine.

With the continuing pandemic, many of these events are virtual and offer cheaper admission than usual, so don’t miss out on a great opportunity to learn about new technology, network, and keep up with your industry.

DatesHostHVAC Trade ShowLocation
Multiple datesHousecall ProHousecall Pro Virtual Meet UpsVirtual
January 13 - 15, 2021ICRThe 10th IIR Conference on Compressors and RefrigerantsVirtual
January 26 - February 4, 2021MSCAIndoor Air Quality Association Annual MeetingVirtual
February 9-11, 2021ASHRAEASHRAE Virtual Winter ConferenceVirtual
February 15-18, 2021IAQAIndoor Air Quality Association Annual MeetingVirtual
March 9-11, 2021ABCAssociated Builders and Contractors 2021 ConventionGrapevine, TX
March 15-26, 2021esco groupNational HVACR Educators and Trainers ConferenceVirtual
March 22 - March 25, 2021MCAAMCAA Virtual Education ConferenceVirtual
April 11 - 15, 2021CTICTI Annual ConferenceNew Orleans, LA
April 12-15, 2021HPC2021 HPC National Home Performance Conference & Trade ShowAustin, TX/Virtual
May 25-27, 2021AHRIAir-Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Institute Spring MeetingWashington, D.C.
June 20-23, 2021iiarInternational Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration Natural Refrigeration Conference & ExpoPalm Springs, CA
June 26 - June 30, 2020ASHRAE2021 American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Annual ConferencePhoenix, AZ
October 20-21, 2021PHCCPHCCConnect2021Kansas City, MO


What’s your favorite HVAC trade show of 2021? Drop us a line in the comments below.


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Where: 

Online

When: 

Varies

What: 

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2. 10th IIR Conference on Compressors and Refrigerants

Where:

Virtual

When:

January 13 - 15, 2021

What:

Hosted by the International Institute of Refrigeration, IIR’s Conference on Compressors and Refrigerants is a meeting of researchers and industry specialists to discuss alternative refrigerants. While this event doesn’t target HVAC businesses, it can be a place to keep on top of coolant technology. Best of all, this year, the conference is free and virtual.

3. MSCA Virtual Sales Leadership Symposium

Where:

Virtual

When:  

January 26, 28 and February 2, 4, 2021

What:

A four-day virtual program designed for HVACR service sales leaders who are responsible for any aspect of recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training, and/or coaching sales personnel.

4. 2021 ASHRAE Virtual Winter Conference

Where:

Virtual

When:

February 9-11, 202

What:

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is hosting a virtual conference with over 90 technical sessions.

5. Indoor Air Quality Association Annual Meeting

Where:

Virtual

When:

February 15-18, 2021

What:

This year IAQA promises that” the meeting sessions will be a blend of on-demand and live speakers with multiple attendee interaction options creating a novel way to connect remotely with fellow attendees, speakers, and sponsors.”

6. Associated Builders and Contractors 2021 Convention

Where:

Grapevine, TX

When:

Mar 9 - 11, 2021

What:

The ABC Convention offers an opportunity for HVAC professionals to attend a growing convention, where educational opportunities, workshops and more are smaller and more hands-on while still delivering an exceptional experience.

7. National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference

Where:

Virtual

When:

March 15-26, 2021

What:

With a heavy focus on education, the National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference helps professionals learn physics and theories they need to become better instructors in the industry. They will network with their peers to swap tips and approaches, learn about how to incorporate the newest technologies in their classrooms, use the latest educational methodologies, keep up with regulatory changes and more, all to improve student outcomes.

8. MCAA Virtual Education Conference

Where:

Virtual

When:

March 22 - March 25, 2021

What:

Because of the ongoing challenge of COVID-19, the Mechanical Contractors Association of America Annual Convention has been canceled and replaced by a Virtual Education Conference. The theme is

Essential Learning for Unconventional Times.

Recommended attendees include principals, senior management, middle management, and local association executives.

9. CTI Annual Conference

Where:

The Sheraton New Orleans, LA

When:

April 11 - 15, 2021

What:

Cooling Technology Institute’s Annual Conference allows HVAC professionals to participate in ongoing work on industry standards and codes, and provides the education and information to ensure those standards and codes truly benefit the industry.

10. 2021 HPC National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show

Where:

Austin, Texas and Virtually

When:

April 12-15, 2021

What:

HPC National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show in the past have attracted more than 1,400 attendees, 60 exhibitors, 200 presenters and more than a dozen tracks, providing learning opportunities for HVAC professionals from all over the world.

Interested in more trade shows? Check out our

2021 list of plumbing trade shows

.

11. Air-Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Institute Spring Meeting

Where:

Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.

When:

May 25-27, 2021

What:

For HVAC specialists and other industry leaders, including design engineers, contractors, end users, academics, scientists, trainers, and government agencies, ACHRI offers an opportunity to gather to work together on industry-wide issues.

12. International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration Natural Refrigeration Conference & Expo

Where:

Palm Springs, CA

When:

June 20-23, 2021

What:

What are the ideas and trends most likely to impact the natural refrigeration industry’s future? Attendees will learn about them here, as well as encounter a wide range of points of view about how to address them and adapt to what the future holds.

13. 2021 American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Annual Conference

Where:

Phoenix, AZ

When:

June 26 - June 30, 2021

What:

ASHRAE is one of the leading trade show organizations for HVAC professionals, and the annual conference is not to be missed. From the fundamentals of the industry to changes driven by environmental sustainability, there’s always something new to learn, and it can be learned here.

14. PHCCConnect2021

Where:

Kansas City, MO

When:

October 20- 22, 202

What:

Check out Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors Association’s big annual event with educational sessions for plumbing and HVAC businesses. 

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