Your Conference Guide - PHCC National Association CONNECT 2022
Are you headed to the PHCC National Association’s CONNECT2022? The High Level Marketing team is too! With the Conference right around the corner, we put together this helpful guide to ensure you get the most out of the PHCC conference.
October 5-7, 2022
Charlotte Convention Center
501 S. College St., Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
Top educational programming has been created exclusively for plumbing and HVAC professionals in the industry. Contractors requested topics that span business development, technology, marketing, legislative and regulatory issues, inventory control, pension plans, and safety.
With an event theme of Constructive Collaboration, join fellow HVAC/Plumbing contractors, and industry solution providers to share ideas, best practices, and cutting-edge technologies. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with hundreds of other p-h-c contractors from across the country. Take advantage of the 20+ education sessions, Product & Technology Showcase, and special off-site events.
Conference Highlights and a Jam-Packed Schedule
What makes a great conference? When it’s well organized, and it has a terrific mix of speakers, relevant sessions, and plenty of opportunities to meet peers and network!
Opening Keynote and 20+ Educational Sessions
Build on industry relationships, exchange ideas and multiply success. The 20+ educational sessions offer the latest on emerging markets, the movement toward electrification, insider know-how, and smart takeaways from industry leaders that you can implement immediately in your business.
In a special industry panel presentation, listen to the insights of top p-h-c manufacturers on supply chain disruptions, material shortages, inflation, worker shortages, and other challenges.
Product and Technology Showcase
Explore the latest products and technologies that will help you meet your customers’ changing needs and boost your business. The showcase experience offers one-on-one collaboration so you can test the “look and feel” of products and new technologies and get guidance right on the show floor. Extra value: incentives on products and services, race cars on the show floor, and more.
New! Rising Leaders Summit
Is there a "rock star" in your company that has impressed you with their drive, enthusiasm, and influence on the business and industry? New this year, PHCCCONNECT includes a one-day Rising Leaders Summit to motivate and prepare the next generation. Open doors for these high performers and prepare them for the future! PHCC members can bring star employees from their own companies to a special event on Friday, October 7, for a day of learning, inspiration and networking.
Activities and Tours
In addition to education, networking, and sessions, you can enjoy the planned tours and activities.
Charlotte Pipe Manufacturing Tour: Tues., October 4, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
The Charlotte Pipe and Foundry tour is an interactive, walking tour of the manufacturing process for cast iron pipe and fittings. This unique opportunity will allow participants to observe the steps necessary to produce top-quality cast iron pipe and fittings, along with meeting the Associates that make it all possible. Fee $50.
Funny Bus Tour: Wed., October 5, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Catch a ride on the "The Funny Bus" for an unforgettable tour of Charlotte's stadiums, museums, statues, parks, cemeteries and more. You’ll get the lay of the land, with a dose of G-rated humor and a champagne toast to the town. Hosted by the PHCC National Auxiliary. Space is limited. Additional registration is required. Fee: $50
First Timers Get Together: Wed., October 5, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Is it your first time attending the PHCC show? You are not alone. Stop by this casual meet and greet to get to know some of the other attendees in a casual setting, sponsored by Air & Water Solutions.
Opening Reception: Wed., October 5, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Join other PHCC attendees at the opening reception. It’s a great time to connect with old friends and meet new ones.
North Carolina Night: Thurs., October 6, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Enjoy great food, drinks, and PHCC of NC hospitality, in the Charlotte Knights Luxury Lounge, offering guests a chance to enjoy spectacular views from both inside and outside the Ballpark! You must wear your CONNECT name badge for access to the event. Sponsored by: Home Depot Pro, Gastonia Plumbing and Heating Co., GSM Services.
Headshot Lounge: Friday, Oct. 7, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Put a professional foot forward with a new complimentary headshot. Dark clothing works best for headshots, it’s also a good idea to take more than one photo and mix up your expression to ensure you get a photo that you like.
Closing Celebration: Friday, Oct. 7, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The closing reception at the NASCAR Hall of Fame will feature over 50 interactive experiences and a relaxing environment to take a breath at the end of an exciting week.
Conference and PHCC Information
Conference registration is open to contractors and PHCC members. To register - or for more information on the conference including a complete schedule, visit the PHCC CONNECT2022 conference site.
Make sure to stop by and meet the HLM team at Booth #801!
PHCC—National Association, formed in 1883, provides legislative advocacy, education, and training to more than 3,500 plumbing and HVACR businesses and 65,000 technicians. Members of PHCC have access to a wide variety of services designed to increase their professionalism, grow their business, and improve profitability. Our members work in the residential, commercial, new construction, industrial and service, and repair segments of the construction industry. For more information about PHCC, visit phccweb.org.
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