RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Plumbing & Mechanical Associationhas announced plans for the 2013 Western Regional Connections Conference to be held on Thursday, March 21st in Concord, N.C.  A diverse group of vendors are expected to participate in this event, which will be held at the Cabarrus Arena and Events Center from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.  Conference sponsors include Federated Insurance as Platinum Sponsor, Fleetmatics and Tyler Pipe as Silver Sponsors, T-Drill as Bronze Sponsor and Murray Supply, Heat Transfer Sales and Carotek, Inc. as Copper Sponsors.

The conference will feature a variety of vendors showcasing new products and services for the cooling, heating and plumbing industries along with short break-out sessions for attendees to learn more about specific products and services designed to benefit their companies.  Each vendor will feature show specials and cash prizes will be awarded to attendees throughout the event.

 “We are very excited about the upcoming Western Regional Connections Conference,” said Jim Pendergrass, executive director of NCPMA. “The Conference is a one-stop shop for industry professionals to access the latest HVAC and Plumbing products and services, connect with others in our fields and improve their bottom line.  It is a ‘do not miss’ event for every plumbing and HVAC contractor.”

Admission is $5 at the door with proceeds benefiting the NCPMA Auxiliary Scholarship Fund. Additional information is available at www.nc-pma.org and click on Events.

NCPMA is a leading resource provider for education, expertise and business enhancement services for the cooling, heating, and plumbing contractors in North Carolina and serves as the voice of these industries on a local, state and national level. The association encourages and facilitates the education, expertise, and professionalism of contractor and associate members and the industry at large for their benefit, and for the safety and wellbeing of the industry and the general public.