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WHVACR 14th Annual Conference

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Women in HVACR 14th Annual Conference
Tarrant County College Center
Join us September 27th - 29th, 2017
WHVACR is thrilled to announce that for the first time ever their conference will be held as a stand-alone event at the Tarrant County College Center for Energy Excellence in Fort Worth, TX. With the support of our members and sponsors Women in HVACR is excited to open this next chapter in the growth of the organization
Wednesday 27th
Welcome Reception
All attendees are invited to a welcome reception on the sunset deck of the Reata in downtown Fort Worth Wednesday Evening before the conference.
Thursday 28th
Conference
Join Women in HVACR for this exciting event as you reconnect with old friends and network with other women leaders in the HVACR industry.
Join us as we explore "Legacy" this year by bringing you exciting, informative workshops and educational sessions presented by several industry leaders.
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TOPIC: The past is only a precursor. The HVAC industry is changing and the change is accelerating. Matt Michel outlines the major trends affecting the HVAC industry and how it can impact you. This includes energy, employment, government, the Internet, and more.

Cited in the book, "The 100 Greatest Sales Tips of All Time," Matt Michel is listed as one of the hundred "legendary figures" in the world of sales and motivation. The North American Technician Excellence Program and Contracting Business Magazine recognized Matt with the first ever "Golden Toolbox Award" for leadership in the HVAC industry.

Today, Matt is CEO & President of the Service Roundtable, an Internet based business alliance dedicated to providing small service businesses with the information they need to improve sales, profitability, and business performance.
TOPIC: Key Note Speaker: “YOU. In the Pilot’s Seat.”

As a former US Army Black Hawk pilot, Elizabeth flew command and control, air assault, rappelling, top-secret intelligence missions, and also transported high level government VIPs including the Secretary of Defense. These stories keep attendees on the edges of their seats, and the stories are turned into relatable lessons that any audience can put into immediate action.

She has received many awards in the army, and supported United Nations peacekeeping operations in Kosovo, receiving the Meritorious Service Medal for her excellence in service. In 2011 Elizabeth was awarded the US Congressional Veteran Commendation for her commitment to serving her country and community as a disabled veteran.

An authority on Leadership and Veterans Issues with the media, Elizabeth has been seen on ABC, CBS, FOX, CW, MSNBC, in the Wall Street Journal, and more. A #1 best-selling author, her personal development book, The P.I.L.O.T. Method; the 5 Elemental Truths to Leading Yourself in Life, is a “must read”! Elizabeth also has more than 10 books out; a series of small format business success tip books: Soar 2 Success.

Elizabeth has 100+ booked engagements per year, and has spoken to a variety of audiences including Coca-Cola, Sherwin Williams, Boston Scientific, Rockwell Collins, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Convene, Prudential, Mass Mutual, Old National Bank, Charles Schwab, and more.

As an in-demand renowned motivational business success speaker, Elizabeth inspires audiences with her pioneering aviation experiences and shares her lessons learned in a dramatically memorable keynote presentation. As a premier leadership trainer and top performing founding member of the John Maxwell Team of speakers, she is a dynamic and energizing entertainer sought after for events around the world.
TOPIC: Sequence of Operation: A Technical Memoir

Rhonda Wiggins began her career as a welder/boiler mechanic on the East Coast over thirty years ago. Since then she has worked in both residential and commercial HVACR service. She holds several professional licenses including Master Refrigeration, Master Gas Fitter, 1st Class B Boilers, and a MN Power Limited Electrical license.

Rhonda has an AAS degree in HVACR from Hennepin Technical College, the program she now proudly teaches. Rhonda was named best instructor 2016 runner up by ACHR The News. Rhonda Wiggins enjoys the diversity, and energy of her students. She considers it a gift to be able to help them develop their HVACR skills. Rhonda grew up in Western North Carolina and now resides in Minnesota. She enjoys Minnesota’s distinct seasons and the opportunities they provide.
TOPIC: Why I Decided to Pursue my Education in the HVAC Technical Program at TCC

Inside sales at AC Supply Co. Graduated from TCC with an associates of applied science (A.A.S.) as a Residential Installation Technician this past spring 2017. I'm hoping to start getting more experience in the field so I can get my contractor's license and start my own business. I like crocheting/knitting and the outdoors. I'm married and have a chihuahua named Dexter.
TOPIC: What HARDI is and the service they provide to the industry

Dinner
Immediately following the conference attendees are invited to dinner at Joe T Garcia’s. Dinner will be an extra $29 added to your bill on registration.
Friday 29th
Field Trip

AT&T Stadium VIP Guided Tour and Lunch

AT&T Stadium is more than the home of the Dallas Cowboys; it's a world of facts and figures about the world's largest domed structure, an art museum, and a classroom all in one. Join Women in HVACR on a private tour of this world class attraction to include lunch and a picture on center field. After the tour, we encourage you to join us at the Fort Worth Stock Yards to see the Cattle Drive downtown.


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