ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) announced The Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News (The ACHR NEWS) as the sponsor of the 2022 Service Manager of the Year Award. The award recognizes a leader in an ACCA member company who goes above and beyond the normal scope of their job as a service manager to make the company more successful. The award will be presented at the Service Manager Forum, September 14-15, 2022, in Baltimore, Maryland.

"ACCA always prioritizes working with industry press to share quality information and to inform about the trends impacting contractors directly," said Barton James, ACCA president and CEO. "We appreciate ACHR NEWS' sponsorship support of the 2022 Service Manager of the Year Award. Recognizing and honoring our members is a critical part of our job as a nationwide association representing HVACR contractors. With ACHR NEWS sponsoring this award, it will help us share the great work our members are doing on a larger scale."

"Strengthening our relationship through sponsoring ACCA's Service Manager of the Year Award is a win-win for all of us," said Sarah Harding, publisher of ACHR NEWS. "As a media company, having the opportunity to celebrate the best workers in the industry at the Service Managers Forum in Baltimore is a great honor for us. We look forward to sponsoring this award for years to come."

ACCA is accepting online applications for its Service Managers of the Year Award through August 20, 2022. Nominations must be submitted by a company owner, general manager, or the service manager's direct supervisor. Nominees are vetted by a panel of contractors and decisions are based on the write-ups provided in the application process.

The award winner must be in attendance at ACCA's Service Manager Forum in Baltimore, Maryland, September 14 - 15, 2022 to receive the award.