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The organizing Committee has announced that the CMPX 2016 show floor is totally “sold out” to the maximum occupancy allowed by the Fire Marshall’s office. The show opens Wednesday March 16 and runs through March 17 and 18, totally filling the 200,000 square foot Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building on Front Street.


Show Chairman, Gerry Cellucci of Yorkland Controls stated, “CMPX, the Canadian Mechanical and Plumbing Exposition has consistently been a sold out show, time after time, filling over 200,000 sq. ft. of display space, hosting over 550 exhibiting companies, presenting more than 1000 separate exhibit booths and attracting more than 13,000 attendees.”


Cellucci added, “CMPX continues to be the biggest HVACR and Plumbing Show in Canada and it has achieved an unmatched track record over the past 40 years. The show theme is, “one show – the entire industry” and that is a powerful attraction to exhibitors and attendees alike. CMPX has proven to be the most effective way to meet with the entire mechanicals industry, all under one roof, for three exciting days of networking, education and new technologies.”


Jointly presented since 1972 by the industry’s leading associations, HRAI and CIPH, the CMPX show is Canada’s National Show for the Mechanicals Industries including: air-conditioning, heating (forced-air and hydronics), plumbing, industrial, waterworks, water quality, piping, refrigeration and ventilation.  



CMPX offers a wide range of show features to address the needs of technicians, contractors, architects, engineers, specifiers, building managers and other professionals in the mechanicals industry.


·       The New Product Showcase is a special area where a large display of the latest new products are gathered for easy viewing. New Products are one of the most important attractions for attendees who are looking for innovations in their business and to benefit their customers. Many companies plan their new product introductions for CMPX.


·       The “CMPX Connections” Show Floor Theatre is a new feature for 2016.This theatre will be the home for the CMPX 2016 Learning Forum; a schedule of important educational sessions on industry technologies and trends as well as issues affecting the HVACR and plumbing markets. ,  The on-floor location for the theatre will be more convenient for attendees.


·       In a separate area, CMPX will again feature the Heating System Skills Competition. Technicians, young and old alike, will show off their skills to the audience as the best and brightest young people entering the industry, compete for prizes and recognition.


·       Adding even more value for the attendees, there will be daily CMPX 2016 Breakfast Keynote Presentation. On Opening Day, Wednesday, March 16, Bill MacGowan of Cisco Systems will ignite the show with his vision of The Internet of Things (IoT) - the Opportunities and Impact of Connected HVACR Equipment and Devices. On Thursday, March 17, John Siegenthaller will share new hydronics ideas presenting Low Ambient Air to Water Heat Pumps – An Emerging Renewal Energy Heat Source.  On Friday, March 18th Rajan Rajendran of Emerson Climate Technologies will cover What You Need To Know About Changing Refrigerants and Refrigerant Regulations.  Watch for future announcements on the speakers and topics.



Mark your calendar now, for CMPX 2016 held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building;

March 16th, 2016 - 9 - 6pm

March 17th, 2016 - 9 - 7pm

March 18th, 2016 - 8 - 3pm

NOTE: All Breakfast Keynote Presentations are 7:30 am to 9:30 am on the street level and require advance registration at $25 per person, per session


For all CMPX 2016 information, go to !




CMPX, The Canadian Mechanical & Plumbing Exposition is Canada’s national trade show and Learning Forum for the Mechanicals Industry including: air-conditioning, heating (forced-air and hydronics), plumbing, industrial, waterworks, water quality, piping, refrigeration and ventilation  industries.  Jointly produced since 1972 by HRAI and CIPH, CMPX 2016 will be held in Toronto March 16-18, 2016.   


HRAI, the Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada, is the national association representing manufacturers, wholesaler and contractors in the HVACR industry.


CIPH, the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating, represents companies that manufacture, sell and distribute plumbing, hydronic heating PVF and Waterworks products and services.



The size and importance of CMPX also attracts a full roster of allied organizations including; the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE), the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), the Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada (MCAC), Mechanical Contractors Association of Toronto, (MCAT), the Ontario Plumbing Inspectors Association (OPIA), and the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES), who are all going to be at the CMPX show as Honourary Sponsors. Many will be holding meetings and seminars during the show. 


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