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16 Plumbing Trade Shows to Attend in 2020 to Keep Your Business Ahead of Your Competition

16 Plumbing Trade Shows to Attend in 2020 to Keep Your Business Ahead of Your Competition

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Posted by Kindra K.

December 3, 2019

2020's Best of the Best in Plumbing Conventions

When you own a plumbing business it's important to stay up to date with all of the

plumbing software

, tools and industry-specific supplies that are being introduced in the marketplace. Trade shows are where you'll be introduced to everything that can positively impact your business in order to keep you at the forefront of your customers' minds as well as a step ahead of the competition in your community.

Luckily, even with the demanding schedule of running a plumbing business, there are a number of trade shows happening around the country that you can attend in order to keep up to date with all the happenings in your industry. Take a look at our definitive list and see which shows will be best for you to attend.

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DatesHostPlumbing Trade ShowLocation
Multiple datesHousecall ProLocal Meetups - a Housecall Pro EventMultiple locations
May 7-9, 2020ISHISH IndiaMumbai, IN
March 21, 2020PHCC-GLAAFlow Expo 2020Pamona, CA
April 16, 2019PHCC-GeorgiaPHCC Georgia Expo 2020Marietta, GA
April 21 - 24, 2020PHCC-WestPHCC West 2019 118th Annual ConventionLas Vegas, NV
(2020 date not announced)PHCC-OregonOregon PHCC State ConventionSalem, OR
May 19, 2020PHCC-ACCCPHCC Alameda & Contra Costa Trade ShowPleasanton, CA
May 7th, 2020PHCC-TNTennessee PHCC Annual Convention & Trade ShowKnoxville, TN
Apr 30 - May 2, 2020Plumbing Hacks6th Annual Hack Free Nation Conference and Trade ShowSt. Pete Beach, FL
April 18 2020PHCC-San DiegoPHCC San Diego Expo 2020Del Mar, CA
(2020 date not listed)PHCCPHCC 2020 Legislative ConferenceWashington, D.C.
May 5-7, 2020NHSNational Hardware Show 2019Las Vegas, NV
(2020 date not announced)PHCC2020 Spectrum ConferenceSan Diego, CA
September 11-13, 2019 (2020 date not announced)WPCThe World Plumbing Council’s 13th Triennial World Plumbing ConferenceMelbourne, AU
November 15, 2019 (2020 date not announced)PCASouth Florida Plumbing and Mechanical Trade Show & ExpoMiami, FL
September 22 - 24, 2020Service NationService World ExpoTampa, FL

1. Local Meetups- a Housecall Pro Event

Where:

 Multiple cities

When:

 Multiple dates

What:

 Join local service professionals in this casual networking event to learn from the best in the industry, network with peers from all over the region, and receive personal coaching on taking your business to the next level.

2. ISH India

Where:

Mumbai, IN

When:

May 7- 9, 2020

What:

With an enclave of international businesses and vendors in attendance, this is your opportunity to network with international players and see the most innovative tools in the global marketplace.

3. Flow Expo 2020

Where:

Pamona, CA

When:

March 21, 2020

What:

Largest trade show in the Western United States dedicated to plumbing, heating, cooling, and related industries. If you're based in the Western US, make sure you attend this expo to keep ahead of your competition.

4. PHCC Georgia Expo 2020

When:

April 16, 2020

Where:

Marietta, GA

What:

Held by the PHCC Association of Georgia this is an expo with hundreds of vendors showcasing the cutting-edge technology that is available in the plumbing industry. With prizes and free seminars, it is a Southern US expo you cannot miss.

5. PHCC West 2020 119th Annual Convention

Where:

Las Vegas, NV

When:

April 21-24, 2020

What:

PHCC associations far west convention held annually in Honolulu, Hawaii. Whether you're based in Hawaii or need to blend your annual education with a trip to paradise, with this convention you'll be introduced to new technology and skills in the plumbing industry.

6. Oregon PHCC State Convention

Where:

Salem, OR

When:

April 11-13, 2019 (2020 event date has not been announced yet)

What:

The Northwest's premier PHCC convention jam-packed with good food, entertainment and all of the newest plumbing technology to be utilized by your business. Network with other plumbing professionals and vendors that reside in the Pacific Northwest.

*2020 event detail has not been announced yet

7. PHCC Alameda & Contra Costa Trade Show

Where:

Pleasanton, CA

When:

May 19, 2020

What:

Northern California's annual PHCC trade show. Servicing Alameda and Contra Costa Counties it is a prime expo to both network and stay in touch with the skills and technology affecting the plumbing industry.

8. Tennessee PHCC Annual Convention & Trade Show

Where:

Knoxville, TN

When:

May 7th, 2020

What:

One of the oldest and most comprehensive plumbing conventions in the country. The bulk of the expo focuses on management and frontline skill & tool seminars that are led by some of the brightest minds in the industry.

9. 6th Annual Hack Free Nation Conference and Trade Show

Where:

St. Pete Beach, FL

When:

Apr 30 - May 2, 2020

What:

A free, family-friendly conference and trade show held on the beach that features classes, meeting and key note speakers from industry experts.

10. PHCC San Diego Expo 2020

Where:

Del Mar, CA

When:

April 18 2020

What:

Largest one-day PHCC event in San Diego County. While perfect for plumbers, this event also caters to heating and general contract workers so while it provides fantastic industry and tool exposure, it is great for meeting potential partnership opportunities with other trade businesses.

11. PHCC 2020 Legislative Conference

Where:

Washington, D.C.

When:

May 7 & 8, 2019

What:

It's extremely important to stay up-to-date with all of the legislative changes involved in the plumbing industry. Held in the nation's capital the PHCC Legislative Conference is attended by some of the biggest plumbing businesses as well as legislators in charge of influencing industry change.

*2020 event detail has not been announced yet.

12. National Hardware Show 2020

Where:

Las Vegas, NV

When:

May 5-7, 2020

What:

Having

over 70 years of experience serving the hardware and home improvement industry, the National Hardware Show provides industry professionals with the various advances in industry technology that should be incorporated into their business. Furthermore, the event offers an array of educational content and training.

13. Spectrum Conference

Where:

San Diego, CA

When:

July 30- August 1, 2019

What:

The annual leadership and management conference geared for the plumbing industry. Learn from top performers the latest management and leadership techniques that can help level-up your plumbing business.

*2020 event detail has not been announced yet.

14. World Plumbing Council’s 13th Triennial World Plumbing Conference

Where:

Melbourne, AU

When:

September 11-13, 2019

What:

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The triennial World Plumbing Conference offers a unique opportunity for the global plumbing community to come together for knowledge sharing, networking and professional development.

*2020 event detail has not been announced yet.

15. South Florida Plumbing and Mechanical Trade Show & Expo

Where:

Miami, FL

When:

November 15, 2019

What:

One of the premier trade shows of the Southeast. With hundreds of industry professionals as well as vendors in attendance this convention opens the doors to increased sales leads as well as networking and product information for the plumbing industry.

*2020 event detail has not been announced yet.

16. Service World Expo

Where:

TAMPA, FL

When:

September 22 - 24, 2020

What:

Brought to you by Service Nation Inc., the Service World Expo will provide the best business insight, marketing strategies, money-making practices in the plumbing industry.


What’s your favorite plumbing trade show of 2020? Drop us a line in the comments below.


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