ARLINGTON, Va. - Service managers play a key role in the success of a contracting business. They also play a big role in a company’s purchasing and vendor decisions. In October, the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), in partnership withThe NEWS, will be launching a new educational opportunity for service managers, the National HVACR Service Managers Forum. Service managers from around the country will be in attendance. Event sponsorship information is now available by contacting ACCA’s Richard Ware at 703-824-8843 or

The event, scheduled for Oct. 9-10 in Houston, is being sponsored by Jackson Systems, Equiguard, Johnson Supply, Rawal Devices Inc, Sawin Mobile, Data-Basics Inc, Jonas Software, Appion, Ultimate Tech, and Copper Development Association. The Sponsor Showcase will include tabletop displays in the heart of the Forum.

“Houston is a convenient and inexpensive destination from anywhere in the country, and the Doubletree Hotel Houston Downtown is conveniently located in the heart of the city in between Houston’s two airports, Bush and Hobby,” said Paul Stalknecht, ACCA president and CEO.

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Publication date:07/14/2008