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SHOW OVERVIEW

WELCOME TO THE AHR EXPO
THE WORLD’S LARGEST HVACR MARKETPLACE

The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), which started 87 years ago as a heating and ventilation show, has grown into the event of the year for the HVACR industry.  The 2019 Show will be held in Atlanta, hosting more than 2,100 exhibitors and attracting crowds of more than 60,000 industry professionals from every state in America and 165 countries worldwide.  The Show provides a unique forum for the entire HVACR industry to come together and share new products, technologies, and ideas.  The AHR Expo is co-sponsored by ASHRAE and AHRI, endorsed by many industry leading organizations, and is held concurrently with ASHRAE’s Winter Conference.

SHOW DATES

Monday, January 14, 10am – 6pm
Tuesday, January 15, 10am – 6pm
Wednesday, January 16, 10am – 4pm

 SHOW LOCATION

Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young Intl Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313 | map
WHY ATTEND

WHY ATTEND? HERE’S WHAT INDUSTRY PROS HAVE TO SAY

WHO ATTENDS

JOIN 60,000+ HVACR PROFESSIONALS FROM EVERY SEGMENT OF THE INDUSTRY

From product designers & engineers to installers & end-users, the entire industry will be there.

The AHR Expo is designed for professionals who work with HVACR-related products and services. Attendees include OEMs, Engineering & Design/Build Firms, Contracting Firms, Distributors and Rep Firms, as well as Public Utilities, Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Facility Operators, Educators and the Press. They come to the Show each year to source the latest products, learn about new technologies and develop mutually beneficial business relationships.

WHO EXHIBITS

2,100+ LEADING MANUFACTURERS & SUPPLIERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

If it drives the industry, you’ll find it at the Show. Everyone from major manufacturers to innovative new start-ups will be there, so you can see everyone and everything all in one place. Exhibitors will showcase and demonstrate an impressive variety of the latest HVACR-related products. You’ll have access to it all, from complete systems engineered for large commercial and industrial buildings to labor-saving tools and profit-generating services for residential contractors.

PRODUCT CATEGORIES

FIND WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR. 770+ DIFFERENT TYPES OF PRODUCTS WILL BE ON DISPLAY, INCLUDING:

AC, Heating & Refrigeration Systems, Equipment & Components
Building Automation, Controls & Networking Products
Energy & Facility Management Products
Specialized Climate Control Systems
Radiant Heating & Hydronic Systems, Plumbing Products
Ventilation, Air Movement, Ducts, Filters & other IAQ Products
Technical Support & Services
Labor-saving Tools & Instruments, Software, and Business Services

DON’T MISS THESE SPECIAL SECTIONS ON THE SHOW FLOOR

There are three distinct product sections within the Show Floor, the Building Automation and Control Showcase, the Software Center, and the Indoor Air Quality Association Pavilion.  These special sections allow attendees with specific product interests to focus their time in a single area with a range of similar products. Here’s a description of each section:

The Building Automation & Control Showcase

This special area on the Show floor is designated for the following products and services: Building Automation, Energy & Facility Management Systems; Climate Controls; Monitoring Systems; Wireless and Cloud-based Options; and other Networked Building Systems including Lighting, Security, Fire Alarms, and more.

The Software Center

This is another special area on the Show floor designated for HVACR related software, both off-the-shelf and customized solutions, for the following: Project & Field Service Management including Estimating, Inventory Control, GPS Tracking; Systems Design, Specification & Analysis; Remote-based and Cloud-based Software; and more.

Indoor Air Quality Association Pavilion

This special area on the Show floor is designated for member companies of the Indoor Air Quality Association. These exhibitors will be showing products related to Indoor Air Quality, such as Air Quality Monitors, Exhaust Fans, Environmental Testing Systems, Dehumidifiers, and more.

Please note that the special sections do not include all exhibitors who manufacture that type of product. Many exhibitors produce multiple product types and therefore cannot be grouped into one particular section on the Show Floor.

EDUCATION

CHOOSE FROM HUNDREDS OF SEMINARS & DEMONSTRATIONS ON THE EXHIBIT FLOOR AND IN THE CLASSROOM 

The expansive program will feature more than 120 sessions including free best practices and industry trends seminars from leading HVACR organizations, continuing education programs from the ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI), rapid-fire product presentations, and professional certification opportunities. To learn more, visit these pages:

New Product & Technology Theater
More than 50 Free Seminars
ASHRAE Learning Institute Courses (Earn PDHs/CEUs)
Certifications & Other Exams
• The Show is held in conjunction with the ASHRAE Winter Conference

INNOVATION AWARDS

THE MOST ADVANCED HVACR TECHNOLOGY IN THE WORLD TO BE RECOGNIZED AT THE 2019 AHR EXPO

The AHR Expo Innovation Awards is an annual competition that honors the most inventive and original products, systems and technologies showcased at each year’s AHR Expo. Products go head-to-head in the following categories: building automation; cooling; green building; heating; indoor air quality; plumbing; refrigeration; software; tools & instruments; and ventilation. Winners are selected by a panel of third-party ASHRAE member judges who evaluate all award entries based on innovative design, creativity, application, value and market impact.

VIEW THE 2018 WINNERS
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GENERAL SHOW INFORMATION

Monday, January 14, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, January 15, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday, January 16, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Official attendance numbers will be posted soon.

Any professional involved in the HVACR industry, including these categories: Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration, Ventilation, Plumbing, Building Automation & Control, Radiant Heating & Hydronic Systems, Plumbing Products, Tools, Instruments, Software, and Business Support Services.

No, you can attend the Show and not be a member of ASHRAE; however, ASHRAE members that register for the ASHRAE Winter Conference are entitled to attend the Show at no charge. For more information, please visit ashrae.org.

No individual under the age of 18 will be admitted. On Show days, 16 and 17-year-old students accompanied by an adult will be admitted.

We will be providing information on registration at a future date.

No, due to the sensitive nature of new products and unique booth displays at the Show, photography and/or video recording of any booths within the Exhibit areas by any attendee/exhibitor personnel is prohibited. Exceptions are made only when permission is obtained from the exhibitor whose booth/product is being photographed/video taped and/or all individuals appearing in the photograph or video.

Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young Intl Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
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REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Advance Registration is FREE until the beginning of January, 2019. After that (and On-Site) registration is $30.

We will provide online registration details at a future date.

Advance Registration is FREE until the beginning of January, 2019. After that (and On-Site) registration is $30, which can be paid by Visa or MasterCard.

For more information, including registration cost and details, please visit the ASHRAE Winter Conference website, or call 404-636-8400.

No, the on-site registration fee is for all 3 days and the cost is $30.

HOTEL & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION

Special low rates have been pre-negotiated for select hotels by Show management’s travel partner, onPeak, and are designated as “Official Show Hotels.” Free shuttle bus service will be available from Official Show Hotels to the convention center on Show days.
We will provide detailed hotel and travel information at a future date.

For your convenience, the AHR Expo and onPeak assembled rooms within a group of outstanding Atlanta hotels that offer a wide variety of accommodations, amenities and very competitive rates. We appreciate that you have many options for making hotel reservations. By supporting the AHR Expo’s commitment to the Atlanta hotel community, you will benefit in a variety of ways including:

  • A wide variety of official hotels with lowest available room rates
  • Exclusive access to the Show’s shuttle bus service
  • One-stop-shopping for your registration and housing needs
  • Convenient customer service for changes and cancellations
  • Networking opportunities with industry associates at the official hotels

Free shuttle bus service will operate between the convention center and all Official Show Hotels (or points nearby) on Show days, January 14 – 16.  The shuttle schedule will be posted on the website when it’s available, but you should be sure to check the schedule posted in the hotel lobby to confirm the times and exact pick-up location.

PLANNING FOR THE SHOW

With the MyShow Planner tool you can:

  • Find exhibitors you want to visit and bookmark them
  • View exhibitors on the interactive floor plan
  • Schedule appointments with exhibitors
  • Search all educational sessions
  • Create and edit a personalized agenda
  • View and edit your agenda on a mobile device using the AHR Expo App

In order to use the MyShow Planner tool, you will need to sign in with your username and password that you received when you registered.  If you haven’t registered yet, you will be guided through the process to set up your own personal planner during the registration process.

Login to get started.

The AHR Expo mobile app will be made available at a future date.

With the AHR Expo app, you can:

  • Find exhibitors you want to visit and bookmark them
  • View exhibitors on the interactive floor plan
  • Schedule appointments with exhibitors
  • Search all educational sessions
  • Create and edit a personalized agenda
  • Find Show features and information


In order to use the MyShow Planner available on the app, you will need to sign in with your username and password that you received when you registered. 
If you haven’t registered yet, you will be guided through the process to set up your own personal planner during the registration process.

ASHRAE INFORMATION

Please call 404-636-8400 and speak to a staff person at ASHRAE between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM (EST).

You can contact ASHRAE by phone at 404-636-8400 or visit ashrae.org.