Widespread Growth Puts the Happy in Software Company’s Happy Hour
January 26, 2015
After a busy second day at the AHR Expo, FieldAware welcomed invitees to The Scout Waterhouse for a happy hour event. Visitors enjoyed craft beverages, sliders, sandwiches, and industry-related conversation.
Mitsubishi Electric celebrated at the AHR Expo in style Monday night at The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. More than 600 people registered for the event, well above average attendance for previous years, according to Kevin Miskewicz, senior manager, commercial marketing, Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division.
Data Aire Inc. went all the way up to the 95th floor of the John Hancock Building in downtown Chicago to showcase its future and what’s to come at the AHR Expo and beyond. Cocktails, dinner, and a special performance from Chicago’s own Sugar Dolls were all on display at the event.
Triatek celebrated 30 years in business Monday evening at McCormick & Schmick’s in downtown Chicago. The event, which featured drinks and hors d’oeuvres, was held as a thank-you to Triatek’s customers and representatives.
Armstrong Fluid Technology’s Monday evening event at the hip River Roast along the Chicago River drew a packed house. Bruce Fontaine, OEM sales manager, Armstrong Fluid Technology, said focusing on the design envelope will be the way of the future for energy efficient HVACR systems, and encouraged contractors to “take the load off.”
Once again, many industry folks capped off the first day of the AHR Expo by enjoying shrimp the size of your fist at the Taco event. The event was held at the Hyatt Regency and attracted a who’s who of industry professionals.
After a day of fighting the crowds on the AHR Expo floor, attendees of the hilmor Beercade event were ready to reclaim their youth. Attendees gathered at the Headquarters Beercade River North to play such games as Techmo Bowl, Burgertime, and Asteroids.
More than 300 HARDI (Heating, Air-conditioning, and Refrigeration Distributors International) members and guests attended the organization’s annual Icebreaker pre-party event Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at the Hilton Chicago.
ClimaCool hosted a training session followed by a reception at the Trump Tower Chicago on Sunday, Jan. 25, before the start of the AHR Expo. The training session, which focused on simultaneous heating and cooling systems, drew 150 attendees — about three times what was expected. Nearly double that number attended the reception.