AMCA’s spring meeting scheduled

The Air Movement and Control Association International Inc. is hosting its annual spring meetings in Las Vegas, March 2-7, 2008.


The Air Movement and Control Association International Inc. (AMCA International), Arlington Heights, Ill., is hosting its annual spring meetings in Las Vegas, March 2-7, 2008.

During this time, human resources and manufacturing executives (HR/ME), sales and marketing executives, and managers host their annual educational and informative meetings. Also included with these meetings are the AMCA International/UL meetings. This year AMCA’s Engineering Conference will take place at this time as well.

The event kicks off Sunday, March 2, with a combined dinner reception for all meeting attendees at the Orleans Hotel bowling alley. On Monday, March 3, the HR/ME Council attendees will be touring the Fan Equipment Co. Manufacturing Plant, giving attendees an opportunity to view various everyday plant operations. Topics on the agenda for the March 2-4 HR/ME meetings are to include affirmative action plans, employee benefits, and production methods.

The AMCA International Sales and Marketing Council Meeting will be held March 2-4. Featured topics include “Branding and Positioning Your Green Building Offerings,“ “Digital Buildings & Your Technology Roadmap,“ and “Growing a Green Marketing Plan.“ This year’s lunch speaker is Terry Townsend, 2006-2007 ASHRAE president. The topic during this one-hour lunch session is “What Green Means to the HVAC Industry.“ The sales and marketing council also has planned a group golf outing taking place on Sunday, March 2.

The AMCA International Engineering Conference will be held March 2-4. The conference is open to non-AMCA members and is accredited for 12 Professional Development Hours (PDH). Over the three days, there will be several engineers speaking on various topics including fan performance and time, impeller fatigue assessment using an S-N approach, and pressure against flowrate.

The AMCA International/UL Spring Meeting will be held March 4-7. During this time the AMCA Louver Engineering Committee, AMCA’s Damper Engineering Committee, and the AMCA Code Action & Review Committee meetings will be held. A reception/dinner will be following these meetings along with the UL Damper Industry Meeting, which will be held on March 6.

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