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.
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.
2,100+ leading manufacturers & suppliersfrom 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.
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.
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.
Exhibitors are encouraged to submit new or upgraded products by July 31, 2018. Read more 2019 Innovation Awards Submissions.