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Western Canada’s largest heating and plumbing event growing and helping share industry innovation

September 23, 2015   (0 Comments)
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CIPHEX West 2016


Connecting Western Canada’s Heating and Plumbing Industry




Western Canada’s largest heating and plumbing event

growing and helping share industry innovation

VANCOUVER (September 23, 2015) – CIPHEX West returns to British Columbia in November of 2016, with innovative ideas, fresh opportunities and ideal networking channels.  


Produced by the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH), CIPHEX West is the largest heating and plumbing industry event in Western Canada. The two-day trade show and conference will take place November 2-3, 2016 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.


The 30,000 square foot trade show (the largest showroom in BC) will feature displays that include: heating, plumbing, hydronics, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, geothermal heating, solar/hydronic combi-systems, fire protection, industrial pipe, valve and fittings, luxury bath and kitchen, water treatment products, software, tools and equipment. Exhibitors will be represented from Canada, the United States and around the world.


“CIPH is always looking for new ways to provide even more value for exhibitors and visitors, so I’m pleased to announce that we are adding some exciting new programs next year,” says Siân Smith (Noble Corporation), Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH). “Our exhibitors are interested in reaching a diverse audience, including engineers, building managers, and home builders, in addition to our traditional audiences of contractors and wholesalers. The new events and programs at CIPHEX West 2016 offer specialized education and networking opportunities for these key industry members.”


“CIPH is making a significant investment in new programming at CIPHEX West, as part of our commitment to increase the return-on-investment for our exhibitors,” adds CIPH BC Region President Tim Main (Xylem Applied Water Systems). “Top quality programs attract the key decision-makers that exhibitors need to meet – and that’s exactly what we’re delivering in 2016.”



HVACR and Plumbing Design Forum NEW
Advanced training for heating and plumbing professionals
Seminars and workshops covering the latest heating and plumbing engineering/design topics and trends. Sessions in this new forum will be developed for heating and plumbing engineers in particular, but will be open to all visitors interested in more advanced training. 


Canadian Hydronics ConferenceFIRST TIME IN BC
Canada’s largest hydronics conference, presented by the Canadian Hydronics Council

Anchored by internationally recognized hydronics expert John Siegenthaler, the two-day conference will  provide the information contractors, wholesalers and engineers need to specify, install and maintain hydronic systems, expert insights into future trends in modern hot water heating and practical solutions to increase hydronic sales.  Launched at CIPHEX West 2014 (Calgary) the Conference draws contractors, wholesalers, engineers and home builders.  Again in 2016, the exhibit hall will include the Hydronics Alley, a show-within-a-show dedicated to the sector.


Executive SummitNEW
What keeps Canadian CEO’s up at night? This new by-invitation event will bring top executives from a variety of industries together for a thought-provoking dialogue. Human capital, Loonie woes and fast paced regulatory changes can create headaches in the Boardroom.  CIPH will bring in experts to provide their thoughts and get the conversation started. The Executive Summit will take place on November 2 (day 1 of the show).



New Product Showcase

Seeing new products remains the #1 reason people attend trade shows and the CIPHEX West New Product Showcase will provide a preview of the newest products and technologies available. A record 65 new products were showcased in the 2014 competition in the exhibit hall and online, with the best of them receiving innovation awards at the show.


Plumbing and HVACR Seminar Program 

Today’s contractors need to be on top of the latest product trends, codes and standards, technology, social media and more. This program will provide contractors, and those that supply them, with information and tools they can use right away to sell more, install and service more efficiently and be more profitable.

CWQA Water Treatment Workshops

Presented by the Canadian Water Quality Association
CWQA members are the leaders in the water quality industry.  CWQA will be delivering technical workshops at CIPHEX West for water treatment professionals and plumbing contractors, wholesalers and engineers.


CIPHEX West 2016

Vancouver Convention Centre

November 2 & 3, 2016


Exhibit sales will be launched later this fall.


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CIPHEX West is produced for the benefit of industry by the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating.


About CIPH

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) is a not-for-profit trade association that is committed to providing members with the tools for success in today's competitive environment. More than 260 companies are members of this influential Canadian industry association. They are the manufacturers, wholesaler distributors, master distributors, manufacturers' agents, and allied companies who manufacture and distribute plumbing, heating, hydronics, industrial, waterworks, and other mechanical products. CIPH wholesalers operate more than 700 warehouses and showrooms across Canada. Total industry sales exceed $6.5 billion annually.



Elizabeth McCullough
General Manager - Trade Shows
Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating



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