IHEA to Host Fall Business Conference

The conference brings IHEA member company representatives together for committee meetings and key informational presentations on issues important to members.


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IHEA networking events are a highlight of every meeting.


The Industrial Heating Equipment Association's (IHEA) 2015 Fall Business Conference will be held on September 1 and 2 at the Hilton Columbus Downtown following the IHEA fall seminars in Columbus, Ohio. The association holds this conference each fall to bring IHEA member company representatives together for committee meetings and key informational presentations on issues important to members.


This year attendees will hear fromIHEA President, B.J. Bernard and Executive Vice President, Anne Goyer about ITPS Americas in 2016, sponsored by IHEA. The program will also feature a presentation about makerspaces, the latest trend in manufacturing training. Chief Operating Officer at the Columbus Idea Foundry, Casey McCarty, will provide some background on this new training initiative. A representative from the U.S. Department of Energy will discuss new opportunities for working with the DOE and ways IHEA can be involved in upcoming projects. IHEA also announced that Michael Collins of MPC Management will introduce, “What to Know to Grow,” a presentation that examines how to evaluate your company’s needs and choose the right strategy and offer apprenticeships to bring in young talent to help grow your company.



Attendees get valuable information from speakers at the IHEA Fall Business Conference.


Along with the informative presentations and committee work, there will be a networking event at the Columbus Clippers baseball game on Tuesday evening, September 1st. Just a short distance from the hotel, guests will be treated to a private picnic area at Huntington Park to enjoy dinner and socialize before the game. This promises to be a great time to catch up with colleagues, meet new members and take in America’s favorite pastime.


If you are interested in becoming an IHEA member and would like to attend the meeting to learn more about the association, we encourage you to register for the meeting. Nonmembers who attend the IHEA Fall Business Conference and join IHEA before the end of 2015 will receive a credit for the difference in member/non-member registration fee on their first year’s dues. 



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