A few conferences and trade shows here in the U.S. and Canada will be taking place very soon. I have provided some additional information on each of these events below.
International Association of Elevator Consultants (IAEC): IAEC brings together qualified Vertical Transportation Professionals to improve the general function of the industry in all its phases. IAEC creates a forum for exchanging ideas, experiences, innovations and discussing regulations as it relates to elevator industry consultants.
2011 Annual Forum: Westin Hotel, New York City; May 8-12, 2011 (www.iaec.org)
Elevator U: Elevator U supports and encourages the exchange of ideas and information relative to vertical transportation in academic facilities. Membership includes university facility managers, consultants, vendors and others with ties to the elevator industry.
2011 Annual Conference: Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, Penn State University; June 7-9 (www.elevatoru.org)
Canadian Elevator Contractors Association (CECA): CECA is an organization of elevator contractors and suppliers serving the interests of independent elevator contractors and vertical lift suppliers in Canada for over 30 years.
2011 Annual Convention: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; June 14-18 (www.ceca-acea.org)