Photo Len Phillips.
The conference concluded on Wednesday with tours of OUCooling’s district
cooling facilities. The youngest attendee to take the technical tour on
Wednesday, 13-year-old Elizabeth Reida, and her father Frank Reida, vice
president and general counsel of Energy Systems Co., Omaha, Neb., are
dwarfed by the chilled-water return pipes of the chilled-water plant at
Orlando’s Mall at Millenia.
Another Trade Show Record
Each year we report that IDEA held its largest annual conference trade show ever, and this year is no exception. Eighty-one exhibitors participated, many of whom provided positive
feedback after the conference. When asked “What did you like
most about your exhibit experience at this year’s conference?”,
“High-quality attendees – good long-term relationships.”
“The IDEA people are fantastic! The organiz er does a superior job. Current customers and future prospects attend this
conference. The organization treats exhibitors as
clients and includes them in the activities
of the conference. IDEA is one of the few
organizations that recognizes exhibitors
with an award. My favorite show!”
The increased interest and focus of the
Thank you, exhibitors, for providing such
a valuable asset – your know-how and experience – to conference attendees.
Thank You, Sponsors
On behalf of all this year’s conference attendees and organizers, IDEA sincerely thanks the many sponsors who helped
make the 99th Annual Conference & Trade Show a success:
Amana Steel Buildings Contracting Co. LLC
Jacobs Carter Burgess
Solar Turbines Incorporated
Syska Hennessy Group
US Chiller Services
Wells Fargo Insurance Services
Affiliated Engineers Inc.
Kattner Associates LLC