AHR Expo is The World’s Largest HVACR Marketplace

Monday, January 22 – Wednesday, January 24 McCormick Place, Chicago



Recognized as the largest trade show of its kind, the 70th International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) returns to Chicago in 2018. The Show welcomes HVACR professionals serving commercial, industrial, residential and institutional markets. Each year, thousands of companies of all sizes exhibit their air-conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration systems, equipment and components. Thousands of contractors, engineers, OEMs, distributors and other industry professionals attend the Exposition in search of new products and services.




  • The world’s largest trade show exclusively for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry
  • More than 100 free and paid educational sessions, including: ASHRAE Learning Institute courses; certification exams; product & technology previews; PM Live seminars; as well as Association meetings held in conjunction with
  • Special Show features:
    • ASHRAE Winter Conference held concurrently with the Show
    • Building Automation and Control Showcase
    • Software Center
    • New Product and Technology Theater presentations


  • AHR Expo Innovation Awards and Ceremony



Exhibitors and attendees from around the world and every segment of the HVACR industry, including:

  • Nearly 2,000 exhibiting companies from 35 countries representing every facet of the industry
  • Over 500,000 net ft. of exhibits
  • Over 65,000 attendees from over 160 countries (48,000+ visitors)



Monday, January 22, 2018                           10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018                          10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018                     10 a.m. – 4 p.m.



McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois



VISITORS: Advance registration is free to qualified professionals leading up to the Show. Registration fee is $30 after cut-off date and onsite. No individual under the age of 18 will be admitted. On Show days, 16 and 17-year-old students accompanied by an adult will be admitted.




Visit the AHR Expo website at ahrexpo.com for complete information, or contact Show Management (International Exposition Company) at 203-221-9232, or email info@ahrexpo.com.



The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), which began more than 85 years ago as a heating and ventilation show, has now grown into the world’s largest event exclusively for the HVACR industry. The Exposition is held annually rotating between key markets and major cities across the U.S., hosting more than 2,000 exhibitors and attracting crowds of 65,000 industry professionals. The Show provides a unique forum that enables the HVACR community to come together and share new products, technologies, and ideas. The event is co-sponsored by ASHRAE and AHRI, and is held concurrently with ASHRAE’s Winter Conference.



The AHR Expo is produced and managed by:

International Exposition Company, Inc.

15 Franklin Street Westport, CT 06880 Telephone: 203-221-9232 Fax: 203-221-9260

Email: info@ahrexpo.com





American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE) Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)



  • Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI)



  • Air Movement and Control Association International (AMCA)
  • American Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA)
  • Associated Air Balance Council (AABC)
  • Building Commissioning Association (BCA)
  • BACnet International (BI)
  • Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC)
  • Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA )
  • Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)
  • Cooling Technology Institute (CTI)
  • Council of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Educators (CARE)
  • Federation of European Heating and Air-Conditioning Associations (REHVA)
  • Green Mechanical Council (GreenMech)
  • GridWise Architectural Council (GWAC)
  • Heating, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI)
  • Home Ventilation Institute (HVI)
  • Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA)
  • Institute of Refrigeration (IOR)
  • International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)
  • International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR)
  • LonMark International (LMI)
  • National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA)
  • National Air Filtration Association (NAFA)
  • National Balancing Council (NBC)
  • National Comfort Institute, (NCI)
  • National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB)
  • North American Technician Excellence, (NATE)
  • NSF International (NSF)
  • Partnership for Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA)
  • Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association (PHCC)
  • Radiant Professionals Alliance (RPA)
  • Refrigeration Engineers and Technicians Association (RETA)
  • Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES)
  • Sheet Metal and Air-Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA)
  • Spiral Duct Manufacturers Association (SPIDA)
  • Testing, Adjusting and Balancing Bureau (TABB)
  • Women in HVACR
  • ZigBee Alliance