Save the dates: key R744 events in 2015

By Pilar Aleu, Dec 19, 2014, 16:01 7 minute reading

2015 promises to be an exciting year for natural refrigerants. Next year HVAC&R professionals will have the opportunity to learn about the latest research and developments, and product launches for CO2 as a refrigerant at trade shows, conferences and seminars around the world. Below, the R744.com team has selected the most important events to attend for anyone interested in R744.

North America

2015 ASHRAE Winter Conference, Chicago, Illinois, U.S., 24-28 January: Taking place in Chicago, the conference aims to discuss the latest topics in the building industry, including Systems and Equipment and Fundamentals and Applications. Key features will also include new tracks such as industrial facilities, large buildings, as well design of energy and water efficient systems.

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AHR Expo 2015, Chicago, Illinois, U.S., 26 - 28 January: The show will bring together over 2,000 exhibiting companies and 40,000 visitors, including HVACR manufacturers, engineers, contractors, OEMs, facility managers, and more to network and present their most innovative technology at the fair.

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StorePoint 2015, Orlando, Florida, U.S., 25 - 28 January: Conducted in a business-intensive format, StorePoint aims to connect senior level chain executives from the top supermarkets, convenience stores, drug stores, wholesalers, dollar stores, clubs and mass merchants with Supplier’s delivering innovation and seeking new partnerships.

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NGA Show, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. 8 -11 February: Over the course of four days, the NGA Show will bring together independent retailers and wholesalers, food retail industry executives, food/CPG manufacturers and service providers for unparalleled opportunities to learn, engage, share, network, and innovate.

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Expocarnes 2015, Monterrey, Mexico, 18 - 20 February: The 31st edition of the event will feature several topics, including a Refrigeration Equipment Session where key stakeholders in the meat sector will discuss market trends and present meat products' refrigeration applications.

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NRA Show 2015, Chicago, Illinois, U.S., 16 - 19 May: This show is the perfect place to display and learn about the latest range of equipment and accessories for restaurant professionals.

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FMI Connect, Chicago, Illinois, U.S., 9 - 11 June: The event will bring together 15,000 participants and 900 exhibitors from every channel of the food retail sector to uncover a range of store solutions for every aspect of the business.

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The Global Summit 2015 of the Consumer Goods Forum, New York, U.S., 24 – 26 June: This annual event brings together CEOs and other top level executives from retailers, manufacturers and suppliers to discuss future and more sustainable business models in the retail and consumer goods industry.

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ATMOsphere America 2015, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., 25 - 26 June: With 300-350 expected participants, ATMOsphere America 2015 will again serve as the forum for discussions about the business case for natural refrigerants in the U.S., South America and Canada. Site visits and training sessions will be organised on the days before and after the event.

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2015 ASHRAE Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., 27 June – 1 July: The event will be focused on the design, construction and operation of high performance buildings, including advanced design guidance, modeling, operation and optimization and indoor air quality.

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FMI Energy & Store Development Conference, San Diego, California, U.S., 27 - 30 September: The event attracts food industry leaders to discuss several topics, including energy-efficiency and conservation, as well as store design and merchandising.

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Grocery Innovations Canada 2015, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 28 - 29 September: Independent, franchise and corporate retailers, manufacturers, brokers, wholesalers, distributors and government will attend the GIC 2015. Exhibitors present will be: food and consumer product manufacturers, equipment, technology and service providers, food processors and more.

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2015 AHR Expo-Mexico, Guadalajara, Mexico, 20 – 22 October: The AHR Expo-Mexico will once again bring together over 350 exhibitors and 10,000 visitors, representing the entire spectrum of the industry, including HVACR manufacturers, engineers, contractors, OEMs, facility managers, and other professionals.

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Europe


The Hospitality Show 2015, Birmingham, UK, 19 -21 January: The Hospitality Show is the UK’s largest foodservice and hospitality show in 2015 and consistently attracts an audience of nationwide senior decision makers, all eager to do business.

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Climatización 2015, Madrid, Spain, 24-27 February: The event will once again feature projects, products and solutions for commercial refrigeration, industrial cooling, air conditioning, heating and ventilation applications with a focus on warm climate countries.

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ISH, Frankfurt, Germany, 10-14 March: With everything from sustainable sanitation solutions, innovative bathroom design and energy efficient heating technologies combined with renewable energies to environmentally friendly air-conditioning, cooling and ventilation technology, the ISH covers all aspects of future-oriented building solutions.

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ATMOshere Europe 2015, Bussels, Belgium, 16-17 March: The 6th edition of ATMOsphere Europe will once again serve as a forum for exchanges between leading end users, suppliers, academics and government representatives. The programme will also include discussions about the new EU F-Gas Regulation and its implementation, as well us updates on EcoDesign and ISO standards.

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6th IIR International Conference on Ammonia and CO2 Refrigeration Technologies, Ohrid, Macedonia, 16 - 18 April: Jointly organised with the International Institute of Refrigeration-Paris, the topics of the conference will include: design of modern ammonia and CO2 systems and technological innovations, improvements of energy efficiency in various applications and technical guidelines and safety regulations.

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CIAR 2015, Madrid, Spain, 28 – 30 April 2015: The CIAR 2015 constitutes the perfect meeting place for the exchange of knowledge in the fields of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration in the Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula.

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Host 2015, Milan, Italy, 23 – 27 October: For 38 editions, the International Exhibition of the Hospitality Industry (Host) has been the absolute leader in the Ho.Re.Ca., food service, retail, large-scale distribution and hotel industries, establishing itself as a quality international business marketplace.

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Asia

ENEX2015/Smart Energy Japan 2015, Tokyo, Japan, 28 - 30 January:
ENEX2015/Smart Energy Japan 2015 will provide the opportunity for exhibitors to make presentations to promote their products, technologies and services. The show will take place at the Tokyo Bight Sight.

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ATMOsphere Asia 2015, Tokyo, Japan, 3 - 5 February
: In its second year ATMOsphere Asia will provide an important forum for both key Japanese and international HVAC&R professionals to discuss the latest market trends, regulatory issues and technology innovations in the field of natural refrigerants. Other highlights will feature updates about F-Gas regulations, as well as a special “Tokyo 2020 Olympics” Session and a Technology & Innovation Workshop.

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49th Supermarket Trade Show 2015 (SMTS 2015), Tokyo, Japan, 10 - 12 February: The show is organised by the New Supermarket Association of Japan (NSAJ), which gather about 85,000 professional buyers from the retail distribution industry from all over Japan and abroad.

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HARFKO 2015, Goyang, South Korea, 10-13 March 2015: The international exhibition for heating, air-conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation HARFKO offers a good opportunity to obtain detailed information about the latest developments as well as products, systems and services in the HVAC&R industry in Korea.

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China Refrigeration Expo 2015, Shanghai, China, 8-10 April: With a 20-year experience, the China Refrigeration Expo is reputed to be one of the leading exhibitions not to be missed in the HVAC&R industry.

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FOOMA Japan 2015, Tokyo, Japan, 9-12 June: The event is an excellent platform for business to business interactions and provides a great opportunity to create brand awareness, increase visibility, generate new customers and reinforce established relationships, whilst displaying products, technologies, and services for food processing and related operations.

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Asia Cold Chain Show 2015, Bangkok, Thailand, 22 – 24 June: At the event, exhibitors will showcase the best of cold storage infrastructure, temperature control and IT solutions, material handling equipment and cold chain companies. Sectors covered include: food & beverage, fruits & vegetables, FMCG, pharmaceuticals, meat and poultry, dairy, and more.

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24th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, Yokohama, Japan, 16 – 22 August: Held once every 4 years, each congress brings together large numbers of refrigeration stakeholders to discuss several topics including food technology, storage and transport, air conditioning, heat pumps and energy recovery.

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Latin America

APAS 2015, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 4-7 May: APAS 2015 is the biggest event in the retail and supermarket industry held in Brazil. More than 602 exhibitors and 69,554 visitors from 17 international countries participated in APAS 2014.

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Febrava 2015, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 22 - 25 September: The main players in the HVAC&R market in Brazil and abroad will be there, looking for partnerships to exchange experiences, analyse trends and, more than anything, do great business. The biannual trade will be held at the Centro de Exposições Imigrantes.

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By Pilar Aleu

Dec 19, 2014, 16:01




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