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Duct Cleaners Network Holds Annual Conference

Day two of the conference was held onsite at Mite-E-Ducts/Control Tech. (Click on the image for an enlarged view.)

INDIANAPOLIS - The Duct Cleaners Network (DCN) hosted its fifth annual conference Aug. 1-3, 2008, at the Holiday Inn at the Pyramids in Indianapolis. With a focus on business networking between high quality service and equipment providers coupled with peer-to-peer hands-on training, the programs and events were well received.

Over 45 business owners attended the full conference and all conference sessions had a 100 percent participation level. These sessions included topics such as turning your business into a machine, confined space entry, creating employee manuals, and successful marketing in a down economy.

Day two of the conference was held onsite at Mite-E-Ducts/Control Tech of Zionsville. At their campus, Alan and Clay Winters facilitated several hand-on demonstrations including UV lights installation and service, zoning techniques, and encapsulation. The attendees were treated to a lively and interactive keynote presentation by Toni Cooper.

The Duct Cleaners Network has already announced plans to hold the 6th annual event at the same location in August 2009. Exact dates will be announced shortly. The DCN’s mission remains promoting interaction among its members at reasonable costs. All events are held at family friendly properties.

In addition to the networking and educational programs, some members even use the network to cooperatively participate in large projects together. To support true networking, DCN hosts a lively discussion board at There, members also have access to a comprehensive business audio library. More information about the network and its upcoming events calendar can be found at the Website.

Publication date: 08/11/2008

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