ACCA Announces HVAC Fall Meeting Leadership Programs

Arlington, VA (September 10 2019) – The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) is holding two back-to-back fall meetings, bringing together hundreds of contracting professionals for industry-lead educational programs and networking events from November 5-8 at the Crown Plaza in Dayton, Ohio.

ACCA Next Level (November 5-6) addresses the challenges and opportunities facing emerging talent in the contracting industry. ACCA’s popular Service Managers Forum (November 7-8) features educational programs that help contractors and business leaders lead more efficient and profitable service departments.

ACCA is featuring sessions on commercial maintenance and sales programs, advanced equipment monitoring & performance prediction, building your own technical education programs, and risk management. There will also be sessions that help contracting professionals develop robust social media programs and build their personal social media accounts into thought leadership channels.

Presenting at this year’s fall meetings include keynote speakers, Lisa Ryan, President and Founder of Grategy, and Eddie Yoon, President and Founder of Eddie Would Grow, LLC. Leading consultants include Chris Crew, Blue Collar Success Group, Frank Besednjak, The Training Source and Steve Coscia, Coscia Communications. Also presenting are, top contractors Renee Lucas, LCS Heating and Cooling, LLC., Brian Hooper, MSI Mechanical and Bill Vervaeke, Walton & Company, among others.

During these events, ACCA and Corporate Partner, Emerson Climate Technologies will offer VIP tours of Emerson’s Helix Innovation Center. The Helix Innovation Center is a 40,000-square-foot facility located on the University of Dayton campus in Dayton, Ohio which focuses on providing a collaborative environment for researchers, academia, and industry professionals to develop solutions to industry challenges.

“The 2020 ACCA Fall Meetings are a must attend event for our industry. ACCA welcomes some of the brightest minds in the contracting industry to share success strategies, workforce development programs, and social media marketing programs,” said Bart James, ACCA president and CEO. “The educational programs coupled with the exciting tours of Emerson’s Helix Innovation Center and networking events will leave attendees inspired and with a robust network of peers.”

To register for ACCA’s Fall Meetings, visit For vendors interested in sponsoring the event or showcasing their products, contact Alexis Dennis of NTP Events at

For more information, please contact ACCA Manager of Communications, Deb Weiner at or 703-824-8862.


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ACCA is a non-profit association serving more than 60,000 professionals and 4,000 businesses in the indoor environment and energy services community. Our member firms are the nation's most professional contracting businesses, serving residential and commercial customers in every state. With roots stretching back a century, ACCA was incorporated in its present form nearly 50 years ago. Today, ACCA sets the standards for quality comfort systems, provides leading-edge education for contractors and their employees, and fights for the interests of professional contractors throughout the nation. Learn more about ACCA here.