Home » AHR Expo Events Photo Gallery AHR Expo Events Photo Gallery The 2012 AHR Expo was held Jan. 23-25 at the McCormick Place in Chicago. The 2012 AHR Expo set an all-time attendance record with nearly 40,000 registered visitors. HARDI’s opening Ice Breaker event was well attended by many distributors in town for the expo. The NEWS hosted a breakfast at the booth before the show officially opened on Monday morning. The frogs and lizards staffing the Metraflex booth drew a lot of attention from people passing down the aisle. Advance Controls’ Mark Roller perches an ibyss on his shoulder. Cliplight Mfg. Co., Toronto, manufacturer of refrigeration system leak detection sealants, named manufacturer’s representative, Western Component Sales, Scottsdale, Ariz., its Rep Agency of the Year-2011 at the AHR Expo. The AHR Expo provided a number of educational presentations at three New Product Technology Theaters. With 2012’s record attendance, the cafes and restaurants were crowded at lunchtime. Inside Eaton’s prize cube, an attendee frantically tries to grab as much “cash” as possible. Don Peck, president and CEO of Heat Controller, along with NEWS editors John Conrad and Kimberly Schwartz enjoy LSB’s evening reception at the Art Institute of Chicago. The winners of the Innovation Awards were honored at the expo. Representatives from Geofinity Mfg., Emerson Climate Technologies, ClimaCool, Enerconcept Technologies, E+E Elektronik, Rheem, Fluke, and Melink accepted awards on behalf of their companies. Dectron Internationale Inc., a Roswell, Ga.-based manufacturer of indoor air quality equipment, named SRS Enterprises, Brooklyn, N.Y., as its Rep of the Year-2011 at the AHR Expo. High-speed HVACR? Boilerroom Equipment Inc. attracted attention with its Heat Sponge stock car. NEWS editors were shooting video all over the expo. Unico and European manufacturer Argoclima announced an agreement to sell each other’s equipment lines in their respective territories. February 12, 2012 KEYWORDS AHR expo / awards / innovation awards Reprints No Comments Above is a selection of events and happenings at the 2012 AHR Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago. Publication date: 02/13/2012 Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine Related Articles AHR Expo Events Photo Gallery AHR Expo Events Photo Gallery AHR Expo Events Photo Gallery AHR Expo Products Photo Gallery Related Products DeWALT HVAC Professional Reference Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology, 7th Edition Related Events 2016 AHR Expo AHR Expo 2017 AHR Expo Meet the General Contractors Expo Related Directories AHR Expo Sunbelt Rentals Inc. ADAPT Inc. AirPac Inc. You must login or register in order to post a comment. Report Abusive Comment Thank you for helping us to improve our forums. Is this comment offensive? Please tell us why.