National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference

Three national events at one location...the Florida Hotel and Conference Center

HVAC Excellence

2017 National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference

March 27-29, 2017 - Florida Hotel in Orlando, Florida.

Join us at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center in Orlando, Florida for the National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference.

Registration for the 2017 National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference is now closed

Please stay tuned for details for the 2018 conference coming soon!

Important Information About Hotel Reservations

The HVAC Excellence room block at the Florida Hotel is now full – rooms are available on a first come-first serve basis.
For your convenience we have listed a number of hotels in proximity of the Florida Hotel below:

Hampton Inn Orlando – Florida Mall
(Ask for HVAC Excellence group rate)
8601 S Orange Blossom Trail,
Orlando, FL 32809
Phone: 407-859-4100

Red Roof Inn Orlando South Florida Mall

8296 S Orange Blossom Trail,
Orlando, FL 32809
Phone: 407-240-0570

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites

8700 S Orange Blossom Trail,
Orlando, FL 32808
Phone: 407-996-4600

2017 Program

Conference Program

Sixty Plus Sessions Offered

The conference offers over sixty sessions covering: emerging technologies, regulatory updates, green technologies, program recruitment, educational delivery systems, work ethics programs, customer relations skills, and code changes. This year’s keynote will be delivered by the EPA, to address the revisions to the Section 608 regulations and certification exam.

Free Educator Credentialing Exams

To help instructors verify the depth of their knowledge and evaluate where they may need professional development, educator credentialing exams are offered FREE of CHARGE to attendees.

HVACR Exposition

The exposition provides an opportunity to learn about the latest in: equipment, trainers, test instruments, tools, controls, chemicals, curriculum, job placement, and much more.

Instructor Competition

The Teachers-N-Trainers (TnT) Competition provides attendees the opportunity to showcase their skills by completing a series of time-based tasks, arranged in elimination stages.

Meals Included for Networking

Four plated meals and two coffee breaks are included to allow attendees to network with peers from across North America.

Earn Continuing Education Hours

Attendees are given the opportunity to sign in during sessions and earn continuing education hours.

Classes Available in Spanish

New for 2017, a number of classes will be offered in Spanish!

Three National Events at One Location

To make professional development simpler than ever, two other national groups will co-locate their event at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center.

Join the Council of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Educators (CARE) for their meeting on Sunday March 26, 2017. This is a great opportunity for instructors to network with peers and share their ideas.

Stay an extra day and join Daikin for their Variable Refrigerant Volume "VRV" train-the-trainer event on March 30, 2017. This is your opportunity to learn about VRV, one of the fastest growing segments in the HVACR industry. (This session will be limited to the first 100 registrants).

Who Should Attend?

The conference is open to anyone involved in training current or future HVACR workforce. This includes but is not limited to: HVACR instructors, utility trainers, technical service advisors, manufacturers, corporate trainers, and administrators.

Looking Ahead to 2018

Mark your calendars now for the 2018 conference March 26-28, 2018 at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas, NV