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Tough Times Tour
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Annual Convention & Trade Show
Marriott Grande Dunes * Myrtle Beach, SC
Annual Convention Schedule Thursday, January 27
5 -6:30 pm Early Bird Registration/Check In 7 pm President’s Welcome Party -- invitation only
Friday, January 28 8 am 8:30 am - 2 pm 9 am 10 am 11:30 - 12:30 pm 12:30 - 4:30 pm 2 - 4 pm 5 - 8 pm 8 pm
Registration/Check In Setup for Trade Show Chapter Representatives Meeting Board of Directors Meeting Light Lunch 5 Ways to Expand Your HVAC Business How “Not to Sell” at the Trade Show Dinner on your own Friday’s Rockfest including: Trade Show Opening, Happy Hour, Two for the Road, and Stan Slap
Saturday, January 29 8:30 - 10 am 10:30 - 11 am 11 am - 3 pm Noon - 1 pm 1 - 5:15 pm 2 - 3 pm 2- 4 pm 2 - 3 pm 3 :15- 4:15 pm 4:30 - 5:30 pm 6 - 6:30 pm 7 - 7:30 pm 7:30 pm
Breakfast/Live Ads/Eye-Opener Opening of Trade Show Largest Trade Show in Southeast Lunch Opens to Day Pass Attendees HVAC Instructors’ Meeting Spouse/Guest Program Learning Labs/Education Sessions Learning Labs/Education Sessions Learning Labs/Education Sessions Gold Member Reception Announcements/Awards Oyster Roast Dinner & Crocodile Rocks Dueling Pianos
* This schedule is subject to change
Learning Labs/Education Sessions
he HVAC Profession, just like the music profession, takes a great deal of talent, a very high level of skill and dedication to continuous practice, learning and improvement. Having the highest quality instruments and tools, along with the “know how” to play them at their absolute peak performance makes you a STAR every time you are in front of your customer. SCAHACC’s 2011 Tough Times Tour Convention and Trade Show is the perfect venue to hone your skills; find the right tools; and get prepared for YOUR ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE – your next call!
Plans are being made now to host sessions on Friday with “5 ways to grow your business” for our dealers as well as “how to get the most out of a trade show” for our vendors. Then on Saturday, there will be six learning labs to chose from, as this Rock Star event really heats up! You won’t want to miss the Tough Times Tour in 2011! There will be something for everyone including: “hands-on” test equipment training, CEO roundtable discussions, sales coaching sessions and more! More details will be shared as they are “tuned-up”! We know that you will be impressed by the 11 JAM-PACKED learning labs and educational sessions SCAHACC has put together. There’s no time like January 27-30 to learn and prepare how to take your talent and skill to the next level while networking with some of the industry’s greats. Let SCAHACC help you build TOUGHER TEAMS during these TOUGH TIMES!
MAKE YOUR NEXT CALL YOUR ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE!
Tough Times Tour
Two for the Road A comedy show that is Shaken&Stirred!
Comedy veterans Karen Morgan and Nancy Witter bring you a uniquely funny evening of stand-up comedy, story swapping, joke telling and audience interaction. The most fun you can have without getting a hangover, these ladies leave ‘em a laughing in theatres all across the country. Two Bring your friends and your Depends because
Every performance is a party!
for the Road
If you’ve been to our conventions, you know we host some of the best entertainment . . . this year’s line-up is nothing less. In fact, not one but two comedians will usher in “happy hour” and provide our opening act for SCAHACC’s Rock Star Event.
Stan Slap is known in the business as a “rock star.” He’s edgy; no one has ever called him ordinary -- methods used or results achieved. He’ll be our headliner . . . our own HVAC Business Rock Star.
Comedy entertainer, Jason Huneke has perfromed on America’s Got Talent, Carnival Cruise Line, Disney, etc. His show is clean, fun and edgy. His comedy and juggling act has been a huge hit all over the US -- and will hit you too . . . we mean be a hit with you!
Crocodile Rocks Dueling Pianos... will provide our closing night’s entertainment . . . outrageous, contagious, sing-a-long, clap-a-long, in your face, party! Brace yourself as our versatile entertainers take to their pianos to play your requests...their way!
Want to maximize your companyâ€™s exposure at the SCAHACC Convention? Become a sponsor! Presenting Sponsor $10,000 Friday Events Chapter Reps Meeting - $250 Board Meeting - $500 Presidentâ€™s Party (Thursday night) - $1,500 Vendor Training Session - $500 5 Ways to Expand Your Business Happy Hour/Comedians - $2,000 Trade Show Grand Opening - $2,500 (Hospitality/Drink Tickets) HVAC Business Rock Star --Keynote - $5,000 Trade Show Sponsor
Saturday Breakfast - $500 Live Ads - $250 Eye-opener entertainment: Jason Huneke - $1,000 Trade Show Lunch - $5,000 Picture Booth -- $1,500 Vendor Lunch - $2,500 HVAC Instructors Meeting - $250 Learning Lab/Education Session - $1,000 Spouse Program - $500 Oyster Roast- $2,500 Crocodile Rocks Dueling Pianos Entertainment - $2,500
_____ Yes, Sign me up for sponsorship (please include this on your registration) Company Name _________________________Contact Name ____________________________________ Phone ______________________________ Email _______________________________________ 1st Choice of Sponsorship ____________________2nd Choice of Sponsorship ___________________________ Please send back to SCAHACC headquarters at 803.252.7799 (fax) or e-mail at email@example.com. Questions? Call 800.395.9276.
Vendor Information & Registration One booth includes one full registration. Additional attendees receive a discounted rate of $150. Please print information. The information listed will be printed the exact same in the on-site program and your booth sign. Company Name ________________________________________________________________________ Contact Name _______________________________________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip ___________________________________________
Phone ____________________________________________________________________________________ Email _________________________________________________________________________________________ Person Attending ______________________________________________________________________ Other Attendee(s) ___________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ List product and brief description ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Please choose from the following: ___ Booth(s) $675 each x___ ___ Additional Table $50 ___ Full Pg Advertisement (due Dec. 15) $500 ___ Half Pg Advertisement $250 ___ Electricity $110 ___ Additional Attendees $150 each x___ ___ Sponsorship ________________________________
= ______ = ______ = ______ = ______ = ______ = ______ = ______
Payment: Total $________ Check _______ VISA______ MC_______ AMEX_______ Name on Card __________________________________________________ Sec. Code ___________ Card # ____________________________________________________________ Exp.__________________ Billing Address _________________________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip __________________________________________ ___________ __________________
Exhibitor Benefits: 1) A promotional program with ads and mailings to residential & light commercial HVAC contractors & distributors. 2) A listing of your company on the SCAHACC web site with links to your website. 3) Professionally piped & draped booth including side rails and back wall drape. Booths are 10â€™ wide x 8â€™ deep, 4) A covered and skirted table. 5) A professional printed sign with company name. 6) One full registration. 7) Discounted room rate of $112 and to make hotel reservations, call the Marriott at (888) 641-4804. Registration form can be faxed, mailed, or emailed to SCAHACC at 803.252.7799 (fax), or PO Box 11035, Columbia, SC 29211 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Call SCAHACC at 800.395.WARM(9276).
Attendee Information & Registration Please make copies of registration (if you need) for additional attendees. Check all the events you plan to attend.
Sign us up for....
The $150 attendee registration includes educational sessions, Friday nightâ€™s welcome party with comedy show and rockstar speaker, Saturday morning breakfast, general sessions, largest HVAC Trade show in South Carolina, your lunch and dinner on Saturday and the closing concert on Saturday night.
___ Attendees from Member Company
Address _______________________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip ____________________________________ ___________ _________________ Phone ______________________________________Fax _______________________________ Email __________________________________________________________________________
$150 each x___=_____
Gold level dealers may use up to $300 of their co-op money for registration for any two registrations as long as there is at least one paid registration ___ Check here to indicate that you will be using your co-op funds.
___ Spouses/Guests of Member Company
$125 each x___=_____
___ Non-Member Company
$250 each x___=_____
___ Day Pass
$45 each x ____=____
Day pass begins after 1 pm on Saturday and includes trade show and educational sessions.
Payment: Total $__________ Check _________ VISA_______ MC________ AMEX__________ Name on Card ___________________________________________________Sec. Code _____________ Card # _______________________________________________ Exp.________________ Billing Address ______________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip ______________________________________ ___________ ____________________ Questions? Call SCAHACC headquarters at 800.395.WARM(9276). You may fax back your regsitration to 803.252.7799 or email to email@example.com or mail to PO Box 11035 Columbia, SC 29211. To receive your discounted hotel room rate of $112, please call the Marriott at (888) 641-4804 by December 30. We look forward to seeing you there.
SCAHACC PO Box 11035 Columbia, SC 29211 Ph: 800.395.9276
To make your hotel reservations, call the Marriott Grande Dunes at (888) 641-4804 by December 30. SCAHACC has been offered a discounted hotel room rate of $112.