12 Feb 2024

2024 HVAC Conference and Trade Show Calendar

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Every year, the HVAC/R sector hosts a collection of conferences and trade shows fit for all levels of industry professionals. From showcasing new and innovative solutions to conducting in-depth training and educational sessions, these annual gatherings hold great potential for HVAC contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers looking for new ideas on how to enhance operations.  

Those interested in attending HVAC trade shows in 2024 should understand that no two expos are the same. With each industry event honing in on different topics and approaches, the folks here at JB Warranties took the time to gather the details for all the top upcoming shows to help make your planning easier. Keep reading below to learn more about the top HVAC trade shows in 2024!

1. EPIC 2024

  • When: March 11 – 12, 2024
  • Where: Anaheim, CA, USA


The most highly anticipated event of the year for the home services industry, known as EPIC2024, is scheduled to take place on March 11-12 at the Disneyland Hotel & Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. This conference will be graced by celebrity keynote presenters and will offer attendees breakout sessions delivered by legendary industry experts.

In addition, attendees will have access to best-in-class product and service providers, dynamic networking opportunities, and an unforgettable evening party. For the first time, this year's conference is designed to accommodate the whole family with on-site childcare services, a family-friendly evening party, and discounted theme park tickets.

2. ACCA 2024 Conference and Expo

  • When: March 11 – 14, 2024
  • Where: Orlando, FL, USA

ACCA 2024 Conference and Expo

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America Association (ACCA) Conference & Expo is a top HVAC trade show in 2024 that business owners and professionals won’t want to miss. This four-day event, which is slated to take place at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort in Orlando, FL, will host 100+ product exhibitors, 50+ educational sessions, and numerous HVAC professional networking events. 

For 2024, the ACCA partnered with the Florida Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association (FRACCA) to offer attendees an educational pathway that's eligible for at least 14 continuing education (CE) credits. This CE credit opportunity will be woven into the event’s numerous breakout sessions, which will educate participants on topics including but not limited to business growth and success, HFC phase down regulations, and leadership enhancement. 

3. CMPX 2024

  • When: March 20 – 22, 2024
  • Where: Toronto, ON, CA

CMPX 2024

For our industry friends up north, the Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition (CMPX) 2024 is coming soon to the Metro Toronto Convention Center. With this year’s move to a new building, CMPX promises attendees far more hands-on exhibits, networking opportunities, and product showcases than in previous years, all with more room to explore the venue.

As one of the largest expos in North America, CMPX gathers both plumbing and HVAC/R contractors, wholesalers, engineers, and more for a well-rounded and diverse industry event. After checking out the many product exhibits, be sure to check out CMPX’s Learning Forum, where you can participate in a variety of educational sessions on the latest industry trends, regulations, and technologies. 

4. IIAR 2024 Natural Refrigeration Conference and Heavy Equipment Expo

  • When: March 24 – 27, 2024
  • Where: Orlando, FL, USA


For professionals with a specialty or interest in the natural refrigeration industry, you won’t want to miss the IIAR Conference and Expo. Hosted by the International Institute of All-Natural Refrigeration (IIAR), the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort will gather hundreds of natural refrigeration technicians, engineers, and suppliers looking to network and enhance professional knowledge. 

In addition to various committee meetings and product exhibits, the upcoming expo will also host a Certified Refrigeration Service Technician (CRST) review course supplied by the Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association (RETA). This three-day course will prepare participants for certification testing by offering various courses covering essential topics including ammonia refrigeration compliance, PSM requirements, and natural refrigerant safety. 

5. National HVACR Education Conference

  • When: March 25 – 27, 2024
  • Where: Las Vegas, NV, USA

National HVACR Education Conference

For 2024, the National HVACR Education Conference by HVAC Excellence will take place at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas. The conference will gather industry leaders, including educators and service professionals, through workshops that discuss how strong industry shifts like the upcoming HFC phasedown and new heat pump technology are set to impact the future HVAC landscape. 

With event sponsors including Daikin Comfort Technologies and Hampden Engineering, expo attendees will have the chance to check out product exhibits and learn about new innovative solutions that can improve both business and educational efforts. Of all the upcoming HVAC trade shows in 2024, this conference is sure to empower those training the current and future workforce. 

6. National Home Performance Conference 2024 

  • When: April 8 – 11, 2024
  • Where: Minneapolis, MN, USA

National Home Performance Conference 2024 

For all things related to home energy efficiency, the National Home Performance Conference (NHPC) at the Minneapolis Convention Center is the place to be. Each year, NHPC brings together a complex variety of professionals ranging anywhere from energy auditors and weatherization professionals to HVAC experts and home builders who share a strong interest in energy efficiency. 

The NHPC will offer over 100 educational sessions that cover home performance topics such as HVAC strategies, indoor air quality (IAQ), and weatherization program development. Not to mention, the event will also offer an abundance of continuing education (CE) opportunities thanks to partnerships with accrediting bodies such as North American Technician Excellence (NATE). 

7. Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology (MEET) Show 2024

  • When: May 1 – 2, 2024
  • Where: Moncton, New Brunswick, CA

Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology (MEET) Show 2024

Situated this year at the Moncton Coliseum Complex, the biannual Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology (MEET) Trade Show will bring together professionals across the mechanical and electrical industries. As one of the largest expos in all of Canada, attendees can expect an extensive collection of networking opportunities, product showcases, and exciting industry discussions. 

The MEET Innovation Awards will also be presented at this year’s gathering. Various innovative products from the HVAC, plumbing, and electrical space will be recognized by four different sponsoring associations. Don’t forget to also check out the scheduled ASHRAE, discussion where lecturer Donald Colliver will cover the basics of decarbonization and its driving forces across the industries.  


  • When: October 7 – 10, 2024
  • Where: Birmingham, AL, USA


PHCCCONNECT2024 is an upcoming trade event being hosted by the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors (PHCC) Association at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. PHCC is a leading industry organization that works alongside more than 65,000 industry technicians to provide career-strengthening training, education, and legislative advocacy nationwide. 

Throughout the four-day PHCCCONNECT2024 event (say that three times fast!), HVAC technicians and business owners will be supplied with constant networking opportunities and in-depth education sessions to safe-guard their operations. Be sure to check back with the event website in the coming months, as more details are scheduled to be released as PHCCONNECT24 comes closer. 

HVAC Trade Shows 2024: Be Part of the Action

While we can’t necessarily call these events a vacation, we’d be lying if we said the various HVAC trade shows of 2024 aren’t just as fun as they are formative. From in-depth educational seminars and networking sessions to hands-on product exhibits, the upcoming HVAC trade shows in 2024 can be a great way to support and grow your HVAC operation all while meeting new industry friends. 

As you prepare for this year’s events, don’t forget to tune back in to the JB Warranties Blog, where we keep you updated on the latest news and industry trends, to stay one step ahead of the action.