Driven by unprecedented association support, new show features, and a healthy economy, the 2006 show set new records for exhibitors (1,981), square footage (411,175), and number of international exhibitors (400). According to show management, a total of 57,673 HVACR professionals (36,891 visitors and 20,782 exhibitor personnel) registered for the show.
The fourth annual Innovation Awards were presented to nine companies in nine categories in recognition of advances in innovation, application, value to user, and market impact. A new Green Building category was added this year and a record number of applications were received. A complete list of winners can be found at www.ahrexpo.com/innovationawards/index.php.
The 2007 AHR Expo will be held January 29-31 in Dallas at the Dallas Convention Center.