ATTEND THE 2022 EXPO & CONFERENCE

Education, certification & networking at the Best Practices 2022 EXPO & Conference!

Join us October 4-6, 2022 at the upscale Cobb Galleria EXPO Centre in Atlanta and at the attached modern Renaissance Waverly Hotel. Both are directly connected to THE BATTERY entertainment complex adjacent to the new Atlanta Braves stadium!

The 4th Annual Best Practices 2022 EXPO & Conference will convene Equipment Sales Engineers and Manufacturing Personnel interested in Optimizing and maintaining the On-site Utilities Powering Automation – including compressed air, blower, vacuum, pneumatics and cooling water systems.

Three Key “Best Practices” Topics

  1. Sustainability: Learn to dramatically reduce energy and water consumption in plants through System Assessments.
  2. High-Quality and Safety: Protect food products or high-tech equipment from contamination. Learn how to set a specification and verify compliance.
  3. Reliability: Maximize Up-time through proper sizing, system design and monitoring instrumentation.

Three Attendance Options for all Budgets!

  1. FULL CONFERENCE attendees receive access to all networking events, two conference tracks (up to 8 PDH Credits awarded per track) and EXPO events – PLUS the Compressed Air Challenge Level 1 Workshop.
  2. EXPO-ONLY attendance is a favorite for Distributor Sales Engineer Teams and for Manufacturing Production/Maintenance Teams! For only $50 experience:
    • Education at the New Technology EXPO Classroom
    • Make Discoveries and Solve Issues at the New Technology EXPO
    • Participate in the Daily EXPO $1,000 Energy Treasure Hunt RAFFLE! – limited to Sales Engineers, Service Technicians and Manufacturing Personnel!
    • Network during the Welcome Reception at Renaissance Waverly Sponsored by Mikropor (Oct. 3) and at the Networking Event at THE BATTERY Sponsored by BEKO TECHNOLOGIES and Kaeser Compressors (Oct. 4).
  3. CERTIFY your knowledge by taking the Certified Compressed Air System Specialist (CCASS) Exam offered by the Compressed Air & Gas Institute (CAGI). Register directly with CAGI at cagi.org and receive the equivalent $450 credit for our programs.
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BEST PRACTICES CONFERENCE

OPENING SESSION (Ballroom C/D)

The Opening Session welcomes all EXPO, Exhibitor and Conference Attendees! Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 10:15-12:00pm

CAGI Remarks
CAGI Remarks
Chad Larrabee, Education Committee Chair, Compressed Air & Gas Institute
Reliable Compressed Air Quality & Verification
Reliable Compressed Air Quality & Verification
John Bilsky, Facilities Specialist for Compressed Air, Purified Water and N2 Systems, Gentex Corporation
Aligning Our Incentives
Aligning Our Incentives
Michael Younis, Director of Energy and Sustainability CoE, Georgia-Pacific
Efficiency, Connectivity, Reliability of Compressed Air Treatment Systems - 10 Easy Tips
Efficiency, Connectivity, Reliability of Compressed Air Treatment Systems - 10 Easy Tips
Tilo Fruth, President, BEKO Technologies

BEST PRACTICES CONFERENCE

PLENARY SESSION (Ballroom C/D)

The Plenary Session welcomes all EXPO, Exhibitor and Conference Attendees! Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 10:15-12:00pm

Unmonitored Compressed Air as a Manufactured Food Ingredient
Unmonitored Compressed Air as a Manufactured Food Ingredient
Andy Poplin, Corporate Sales Director, Atlas Machine & Supply
Market Trend Towards Air-Over-the-Fence Systems
Market Trend Towards Air-Over-the-Fence Systems
Steve Briscoe, Director of Sales, Pattons
Managing Operational Energy at Intertape Polymer Group
Managing Operational Energy at Intertape Polymer Group
Dr. Michael B. Jones, Director of Corporate Energy, Intertape Polymer Group
Multi-Factory Remote Control & Monitoring of Chilled Water and Compressed Air System Performance
Multi-Factory Remote Control & Monitoring of Chilled Water and Compressed Air System Performance
Dean Smith, Manager of Auditing & System Design, iZ Systems

REGISTRATION

Registration Fees*

SUPER Early Bird Rate   (ends 7/15/22)

Early Bird Rate  (ends 9/19/22)

Standard/On-Site (starting on 9/20/22)

Full Conference $475 $550 $675
Full Conference + Level 1 Compressed Air Challenge Workshop** $475 $550 $675
Single Day Conference $275 $290 $350
Expo Hall $50 $50 $50
For Group Discount inquires, contact kimberly@airbestpractices.com.

EXPO Hall Pass Includes

Special Networking Events

  1. Monday, October 3, 2022, 6-8pm: Catered Welcome Reception at Renaissance Waverly, Sponsored by Mikropor
  2. Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 7-10pm: Catered Networking Event at LIVE! AT THE BATTERY Sponsored by BEKO TECHNOLOGIES and Kaeser Compressors.

EXPO Hall Events

Tuesday and Wednesday, October 4-5, 2022

  • 1:30 – 6:30pm – New Technology EXPO Open Hours
  • 2:00 – 5:30pm – New Technology EXPO Classroom Sessions
  • 5:30 – 6:30pm – Show Floor Networking Reception
  • 6:00pm – Daily EXPO $1,000 Energy Treasure Hunt RAFFLE!
*Full conference registration includes access to all expo floor functions, Tuesday night networking event, conference sessions, and lunches. Single Day registration includes access to expo floor functions, Tuesday night networking event, conference sessions and lunch for that day.
** This registration is only open to distributor, engineering firm/consultant and manufacturing personnel.

SPECIAL WORKSHOPS

E.W. Klein Industrial Vacuum Workshop

Register for a conference or EXPO pass, then contact Tie Duan E.W. Klein with credentials.

Compressed Air Challenge
Level 1: Fundamentals of Compressed Air Systems. Register

Compressed Air & Gas Institute (CAGI)
Certified Compressed Air System Specialist (CCASS) Exam.

Step 1: Register for the CCASS exam on the CAGI website. Tap “Register for Exam,” Tap “CCASS Logo,” Tap on “Exam Catalog” to access registration for on-site exams at the Best Practices EXPO. Cost is $450 and you will receive the equivalent $450 credit for our programs.

Step 2: Register for an expo hall or conference pass at https://cabpexpo.com/registration/.

REGISTRATION
Cancellation Policy: Written cancellation notice by emailing Patty Mackey at P.Mackey@airbestpractices.com is required and must be received by September 21, 2022. A 25% service fee will be retained on all cancellations. No refunds can be given after September 21, 2022. Substitutions may be made, but must be received in writing. Should the conference be cancelled because of weather, illness or any other reason, our liability will be limited to the return of the registration fees.
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VENUE INFORMATION

Cobb Galleria Centre
2 Galleria Pkwy SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

EXPO HOURS

October 4-5, 2022
1:30 pm – 6:30 pm

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