Trade Show Handshakes Are Still Important to HVAC Business

The HVAC trade show is a time honored tradition bringing people of the HVAC community together. But in this day and age of e-mail, texting, and Twitter, contractors, manufacturers, and distributors still value the handshake and eye-to-eye contact that is available at events like the International Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), Air Conditioning Contractors of America Expo, and the ABCO Expo.

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30th Annual EXPO A Big Success

ABCO, a wholesale distributor of refrigeration, air-conditioning, and heating products in the Northeast, hosted its 30th annual trade show on November 3, 2010. Contractors, manufacturers and industry-associated people attended the ABCO Expo at the Terrace on the Park, in Flushing Meadows, Queens.

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ABCO and NY ACCA Sponsor “Night at the Mets” Annual Event at CitiField Park

The New York Chapter of the Air Conditioning Contractors Association and ABCO Refrigeration Supply sponsored a “Night at the Mets” event recently. This was the second time the event was held in the beautiful new Citifield Park.

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Mitsubishi Electric Recognizes All HVAC, Arista Air Conditioning for Exceptional Contribution

Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating Solutions (Mitsubishi Electric) has recognized All HVAC Service Co., Inc. and Arista Air Conditioning Corp. for their exceptional contribution to the success of Mitsubishi Electric in the greater New York market. A special plaque was awarded during a dinner ceremony held at Gramercy Tavern, New York on August 11, 2010.

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Prime-Time Restaurant Rescue

Saturday night in the middle of a heat wave is a bad time for a compressor to die at a packed New York City restaurant. But it happened at Valbella Ristorante, an Italian restaurant in Manhattan’s fashionable Meatpacking District, and HVAC contractor Frank Cerbone, owner of All State Air, was called.

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Partnering for a Cause

Sometimes “wow” moments happen best when HVAC distributors and their contractor clients reach outside of themselves and their areas of business expertise to help others. That’s according to Michael Senter, CEO of ABCO Refrigeration Supply Corp., Long Island City, N.Y., and a member of The NEWS’ Distributor Panel. Senter is also the vice chairman of the board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York.

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