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We're turning the traditional contractor seminar & trade show
on its HE∀D.

If you think some of the national meetings are stale, you are not alone. It’s a message we hear all of the time. And you’re right. Same format. Same speakers. Same cities.

How about an entirely new format?

Service Nation Inc. has joined forces with the The ACHR News, Plumbing & Mechanical Magazine, and Reeves Journal to launch the first new conference and trade show for residential contractors in more than two decades.

Keynote: Derek Daly

International Racing Champion, Best-Selling Author, and TV’s Face of Motor Sports

Irish driving legend Derek Daly is the epitome of the Complete Champion. From the Victory Circle to the Announcer’s Desk, Hall of Fame Race Car Driver and Network Television Color Analyst Daly has spent nearly three decades as the face of the motorsport world.

Derek’s professional racing career spanned 17 years and his experiences are nothing short of breathtaking. Daly’s story is one that precious few have lived to tell. In 1984, Derek suffered one of the hardest crash impacts that a driver had ever survived when he hit the wall at Michigan International Speedway at 212 MPH. After fourteen surgeries and three years in therapy, he returned to full-time racing. He competed in the 12 Hours of Sebring - one of the premier motorsport endurance races in the US – and won the race two years in a row!

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Emcee: Larry Taylor

Past National Chairman of ACCA and Contracting Business Hall of Fame

Larry Taylor’s 50-plus years of professional experience have been nothing, if not diverse. He began his career in the HVAC industry as a service technician in 1965 and rose through the ranks to become vice president of service. He purchased AirRite Air Conditioning in 1990, and later sold the business in 2012, but not before growing it into one of the most respected in the HVAC industry.

He has served on numerous boards and committees, including serving as the Chairman for ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America). He has also received over 15 industry honors and awards, and is a founding member of many notable organizations, including Service Nation, and Texas Home Energy Raters Organization.

In 2013 he began his service as CEO and President of Better Business Bureau of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Inc. after serving on the BBB Board, where he held the seat as the Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Kenny Chapman

The Blue Collar Coach: Powerful Life and Business Transformations

Through his company, the Blue Collar Success Group, Kenny's compelling teachings have inspired individuals worldwide to reshape their lives and organizations, creating lasting change and unparalleled success. He has used his entrepreneurial spirit to build and operate many successful businesses. He has dedicated himself to the study of personal development, sales, and marketing, becoming a well-respected industry expert and motivational speaker.

Kenny also authored "The Six Dimensions of C.H.A.N.G.E.", is a remote owner of Peterson Plumbing, and writes for Plumbing and Mechanical Magazine. His numerous audio and video products cover many diverse topics, including sales and marketing, personal achievement, and business/life balance. Kenny’s impactful work also earned him the Tom McCart Consultant of the Year Award in 2014.

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Schedule Overview
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Book Your Space Today!

Just like you, me, and everyone else, contractors and dealers would rather buy stuff from people they know and trust. That’s why our full access meeting model is designed to foster your existing relationships and provide networking opportunities to develop new ones. Unlike other events, we welcome you to ALL of Service World Expo. Attend the seminars. Talk with the dealers during breaks. Participate in breakout sessions. And break bread with them, breakfast, lunch and dinner.


  • Team

    A successful business takes a successful team. Learn how to lead and manage better.

  • Integrating

    Technology is always changing. Succeed faster by adapting and streamlining processes.

  • Business

    Every company in the world needs growth. Learn how your company can get stronger.

  • Marketing

    Take home tips and ideas from consultants and peers to make your marketing stand out.

  • Professional

    Get the right tools for the job. See the products and services our partners are waiting to share.

  • Super

    Talk to Everyone. Make new friends. Ask Questions. Share Stories. Learn and Grow.

Ready for something different?

Our exhibit partners offer a wide range of products and services, pertaining specifically to residential service contracting. View a map of the show floor by clicking on the link below.
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Providing Leading Business Services to Contractors Like You

Thank you for your interest in Service World Expo 2016. Our show is made possible by the following corporate partners and business affiliates. Please click on the links to visit their websites.

A Word From BNP Media's
Mike Murphy and Bob Miodonski

Current trade show formats and educational settings are becoming stale and much less effective than what is demanded in this dynamic age. Change hits every aspect of everyone’s business — shows and events are no exception!

Service World Expo attendees will participate in a more appealing and effective design that aids retention and helps them translate ideas into action when they get back home. On the flip side, exhibitors and sponsors want more from their exposure. Service World Expo allows and encourages a total immersion experience for everyone. You’ll like the change you see in Las Vegas!”

This Show is Not for Everyone.

Exhibitors must bring it—new product launches, interactive displays, demonstrations—the activity that contractors thrive on. We have limited the opportunity accordingly.
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Service World Expo in the News

Service Nation Inc. and BNP Media Inc. Launch the Service World Expo

The Service World Expo will debut Oct 26-28, 2016, at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas. The event will be open to all residential contractors, manufacturers, and service providers in the HVAC, plumbing, and electrical industries.

LEWISVILLE, Texas — Service Nation Inc. and BNP Media Inc. — parent company of The NEWS — announced they will combine forces to create a new interactive seminar and trade show event for residential contractors in HVAC, plumbing, and electrical services called Service World Expo.

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Service Nation Inc. and BNP Media Create Service World Expo

The companies will work to make the seminar and trade show experience better for residential contractors

LEWISVILLE, Texas — Service Nation Inc. and BNP Media — parent company of the ACHR NEWS — announced they will combine forces to create a new, interactive seminar and trade show event for residential contractors in HVAC, plumbing, and electrical services called Service World Expo.

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Tropicana’s $180 million renovation
turning heads

The history of the Las Vegas Strip has been a tumultuous one, defined as much by the wrecking ball as by the construction of some of the world’s largest and most expensive resorts. That economic model, the primary force driving decades of tourism growth for Las Vegas, came to a crashing halt in the downturn as financing for new resorts dried up, leaving casino owners with two options: do nothing or renovate.

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