There’s no better way to keep up with the latest plumbing innovations and trends than to attend the best plumbing trade shows in 2022.
Although COVID-19 put a damper on trade shows, conventions, and conferences in 2020. This year saw a comeback of sorts. We anticipate that 2022 will be even better as we come out of our cloistered homes and offices to begin interacting again.
Plumbing Trade Shows in 2022 to Consider
We’ll keep this list of best plumbing trade shows fresh and up to date for your convenience as we head into 2022.
- WWETT 2022 Trade Show
This show is for wastewater- and environmental services-related professionals to learn all about the latest technologies and equipment. Whether you’re a plumber, municipality, sanitation professional, or sewer contractor, if you’re into drains and sewer lines, this show is for you. The WWETT 2022 trade show allows you to attend online if you’re so inclined.
• Feb. 21-24, 2022
• Indianapolis, IN
- The Experience Conference and Exhibition 2022
The Experience Conference and Exhibition is the largest independent convention and trade show in the cleaning and restoration industry. Although specifically for the restoration industry, plumbers make it a priority to attend. And this year, it’s in our hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. From classroom education to hands-on demonstrations, this one has it all.
• April 6-8, 2022
• Cincinnati, OH
• Duke Energy Center
- PHCC West 2022
Those on the West Coast might be interested in the PHCC West Trade Show 2022. This show is for plumbing, heating, and cooling contractors based in California. But anyone, members and nonmembers, can attend. And it’s held by the country’s oldest trade association, the PHCC. It is dedicated to training, best practices, and the latest technology.
• May 17-19, 2022
• Lake Tahoe, NV
- ASPE Convention & Expo 2022
The ASPE Convention & Expo focuses on plumbing engineers with loads of education and development. From innovations to profit solutions, this event has perhaps the largest showcase of products in the country.
• Sept. 16-20, 2022
• Indianapolis, IN
- BuildExpo USA 2022 Trade Show Expos
This organization creates building and construction industry events (including plumbing) throughout the country. Currently, five cities are scheduled for these expos in 2022.
• Tampa: Feb. 9-10
• Dallas: March 16-17
• Austin: April 13-14
• Houston: June 8-9
• Atlanta: July 20-21
- National Hardware Show 2022
This is a gigantic trade show for everything and everyone related to the hardware industry, including the plumbing industry. Every year, they have a ton of courses, workshops, and other educational opportunities. It’s an expansive trade show that will require your best walking shoes to get through it. I’ve personally attended this show and it’s spectacular.
• May (specific dates TBD)
• Las Vegas, NV (Convention Center)
- ACCO/PHCC Ohio Convention 2022
This well-organized convention is put together by two organizations, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of Ohio and the Air Conditioning Contractors of Ohio. Both groups are committed to the continuous improvement of their respective industries, ongoing education, training, and political action.
• Sharonville, OH
• March 2-4
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