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Industry Expo 2017 Seminars

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

There's bound to be a seminar or two that fits your PHC industry needs at this year's 25th Annual PHCC Industry Expo. Take a look at the most recent schedule (posted 4/25/17).

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - 1:00pm-2:00pm

Ken Stern & Associates

The Stern Word:
What the Next 25 Years Mean to You

MAIN STAGE - 1:00pm-2:00pm

Grab a seat and prepare for a power session with Ken Stern. You’ll learn about key trends in our country that will impact you and your business over the next 25 years, including:

  • Tax Reform – possible winners and losers
  • Deregulation and Rising Interest Rates
  • Aging Demographics – impact on markets & businesses
  • Maximize Assets – planning & protection for business owners
  • Estate & Success Planning – concepts, titling & entities


Ken Stern & Associates is a Registered Investment Advisor. KS&A and its employees are not tax or estate planning professionals, information provided in this publication is not to be considered tax or estate planning advice. KS&A recommends that you consult a tax or an estate planning professional if you feel that these services are necessary for your situation.

Business Track


Get More Jobs + Grow Your Business

MAIN STAGE - 9:30am-10:20am

Presented By: Scorpion
Shannon Diem & Travis Carter

Get an in-depth look at how Americans conduct searches for home services, the challenges it presents to home services providers like you, and more importantly - how it affects your business’ bottom line revenues. This presentation will be interactive and will allow for an opportunity to see just how much (or little) of an impact this may have on your business. We will also show you small adjustments that you can do to generate more leads and sales for your business.


Business & Technican Track

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Stupid Things Contractors Do to Get Themselves Sued!

MAIN STAGE - 10:30am-11:20am

Presented By: Pace Setting Plumbing
Owner, Arnie Rodio
National PHCC Secretary

A visual presentation on what a seasoned plumbing veteran has seen in the Los Angeles area over the years, and the stories that go with them. Join Arnie Rodio for his captivating stories about what he's witnessed and reported as an expert witness. Mr Rodio is also an IAPMO Code Committee Member where he is a key authority on updating the Uniform Plumbing Code.

Business Track


Industry Trends & the PHCC

MAIN STAGE - 11:30am-12:20am

Presented By: Greene & Associates
Owner, Chip Greene
Immediate Past President, National PHCC President

Learn more about the PHCC on all three levels: local, state
and national. With more than 3000 members and 300 chapters nationwide, Chip Greene, 2015-2016 PHCC President, introduces you to ways the PHCC can add value to your business thru membership. You’ll learn:

  • Trends in HVAC across the nation
  • How to get involved with the PHCC
  • How the contractor across the street can be your friend
  • Impact of advocacy at state and national levels
  • How Enhanced Service Groups help business owners
  • PHCC over the next 25 years

Technician Track

Technical Certifications

Technical Certifications

  • (2) Hour Certification Courses
  • Saturday, April 29th between 9am-3pm
  • Complimentary with Expo Registration
  • Maximum Attendance: 30
  • No Early Registrations/ Sign Up Day of the Event
  • Attendees Completing Course to Receive a Certification Card

Sponsored by: Carrhill Company
Seminar Room 1 - Activity Center

ASTM D2855
Sponsored by Mega Western & Weldon
Seminar Room 1 - Activity Center

Sponsored by Lubrizol
Seminar Room 3 - Activity Center


Technician Track

Technician Training

Uniform Plumbing Code 2015 Update

ACTIVITY CENTER - 9:00am - 11:00am

Presented By: PHCC Academy of San Diego
Ben Gorham, Year 4 Instructor
Seminar Room 3 - Activity Center


Service Technician Sales 101

ACTIVITY CENTER - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Presented By: RDM Management Group
Owner, Richard Marx
Seminar Room 2 - Activity Center


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The Stern Word: What the Next 25 Years Means To You

Grab a seat and prepare for a power session with Ken Stern of Ken Stern & Associates. Learn about key trends in our country that will impact you and
your business over the next 25 years including:

  • Tax Reform
  • Deregulation & Rising Interest Rates
  • Aging Demographics
  • Maximizing Assets
  • Estate & Success Planning
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Get More Jobs And Grow Your Business 

Presented by Scorpion

Plumbing and HVAC Industry Focus
9:30am - 10:20am

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Stupid Things Contractors Do to Get Themselves Sued!

Presented by PHCC Greater Los Angeles Area
Plumbing Industry Focus
10:30am - 11:20pm

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HR Compliance Issues and Workforce Development 
Presented by Workplace Symphonies
Plumbing & HVAC Industry Focus

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Trends in Sewer Technologies 
Presented by IST America
Plumbing & HVAC Focus
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PHCC and Industry Trends, Looking Ahead!

Presented by PHCC National
Plumbing and HVAC Industry Focus
11:30am - 12:20pm

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Workforce Development: How to Hire-Aquire-Inspire a Productive Workforce in the Service Industry

Presented by Locked On Leadership

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Marketing Trends for Today's Plumbing & HVAC Business

Presented by i-Market Solutions
11:30am - 12:20pm

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Business Owners Business Session

Presented by Alexander & Associates
12:30pm - 1:00pm

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