Comfortech 2007: Home of Women in HVACR Annual Conference
Women in HVACR Return to Saint Louis
for Fourth Annual Conference
Women in HVACR, the organization committed to educating, networking and mentoring women in all facets of the HVACR industry has announced the preliminary schedule for its 4th annual conference. The meeting will be held at the America’s Center, St. Louis, MO September 25-26, 2007. Scheduled by design in conjunction with HVAC Comfortech, the Women in HVACR board of directors have found that preceding this widely attended show allows the greatest exposure for the organization and convenience for the members.
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.
2007 Women in HVACR Conference Preliminary Schedule:
Tuesday, September 25
6:30-8:00 pm Networking Reception
Wednesday, September 26
7:30-9:00 am Breakfast, featuring a keynote speech from Contracting Business magazine's 2007 Woman of the Year
9:00-10:15 am Session I: "Dealing with Difficult People, Even if One of Them Happens to Be You!" Sharon Roberts, president and co-founder of Roberts & Roberts Associates, Plano, TX
10:30-11:45 am Session II: "Productivity - Who's in Control?"
Dr. Ron Collier, president, Collier Consulting Group, Dripping Springs, TX
12:00-1:15 pm Luncheon & keynote speech
"Women & the Spirit of HVACR: Rules for Soaring Above the Rooftops," Nancy Bandy, president, TRAINSITIONS Consulting Group LLC
1:15-2:30 pm Panel Discussion - "Sharpen Your Negotiating Skills"
2:45-4:00 pm Peer Discussion Groups
More conference details including sponsorship opportunities, conference registration form along with membership information can be found on the Women in HVACR Website.
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