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Event Sessions

CONNECT 2018

  • 4:30am - 9:30am ALBUQUERQUE INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FIESTA® ASCENSION VIEWING WITH HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE
    Type: Tour

    Includes transportation from the Hyatt, admission to Fiesta Park and Chaser’s Club (see Mass Ascension Package for details) and balloon ride during this morning’s Mass Ascension. ...

  • 5:00am - 9:30am ALBUQUERQUE INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FIESTA® ASCENSION VIEWING
    Type: Tour

    Includes transportation from the Hyatt, admission to Fiesta Park and Chaser’s Club. Fee is non-refundable...

  • 8:00am - 1:00pm SANDIA PEAK TRAMWAY WITH VISIT TO OLD TOWN
    Type: Tour

    Includes transportation from Hyatt, professional tour guide; round-trip flight on the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway; bottled water and walking Tour of Old Town. Fee is non-refundable...

  • 10:00am - 5:00pm SANTA FE
    Type: Tour

    Includes transportation from the Hyatt, professional tour guide; walking tour of Santa Fe Plaza area; admission to Loretto Chapel and San Miguel Mission; bottled water on coach. Fee is non-refundable...

  • 1:00pm - 5:00pm OLD TOWN ALBUQUERQUE AND BOSQUE BIKING TOUR
    Type: Tour

    Includes transportation from the Hyatt; professional tour guide; walking tour of Old Town; Bosque Biking Tour, bottled water. Fee is non-refundable. ...

  • 1:00pm - 5:00pm OLD TOWN ALBUQUERQUE AND MUSEUM DUO
    Type: Tour

    Includes transportation, professional guide; walking tour; museum admissions. Fee is non-refundable. ...

  • 2:00pm - 5:00pm BREAKING BAD RV TOUR
    Type: Tour

    Includes transportation from the Hyatt, tour guide, visits to sites around Albuquerque and a light meal with drink at Los Pollos Hermanos. Fee is non-refundable....

  • 8:00am - 9:15am Safer Jobsites at Your Fingertips: Why Mobile Technology Should Be at the Center of Safety Management
    Type: Technology

    Mobile technology is radically changing......

  • 8:00am - 9:15am The Pumpkin Plan: A Simple Strategy for Growing a Remarkable Business
    Type: QSC

    It’s your turn to grow an award winning, explosive company!...

  • 8:00am - 5:00pm QSC Pillars of Success: Business Strategy Workshop
    Type: Workshop

    The program will be open to ALL CONNECT 2018 attendees at no additional fee, but advance registration is required....

  • 9:30am - 10:45am Help Wanted! Recruit & Retain Your Future
    Type: Business Management

    Build your team. Build your business. Build your future. ...

  • 11:00am - 12:15pm 21 Ways to Increase Productivity and Profitability
    Type: Business Management

    We’re putting you on a fast track to success....

  • 11:00am - 12:15pm Latinx! Understanding Demographics and Your Industry’s Future
    Type: Business Management

    Why Latinx? ...

  • 1:30pm - 2:30pm Data-Driven Decisions: How to Drive Efficiency in Your Business
    Type: Business Management

    Identify and evaluate key metrics ...

  • 1:30pm - 2:30pm Self-Funded Marketing: Stop Depending on Word-of-Mouth, Without Spending an Extra Cent
    Type: Sales/Marketing

    There’s no doubt … word-of-mouth is powerful...

  • 2:45pm - 3:45pm Decoded: Legislative and Regulatory Rules and Regs
    Type: Business Management

    Solved! Are the complex rules and regs coming out of the nation’s capital keeping you up at night? ...

  • 2:45pm - 3:45pm Myths, Mistakes and Concepts of Succession Planning for Family-Owned Businesses
    Type: Business Management

    In this informative and broad-reaching session, well-respected investments financial advisor Jay Harris will share the importance of – and the how-to’s behind – a successful succession plan....

  • 4:00pm - 4:30pm The Sky’s the Limit: A Local Company’s Story
    Type: Edutainment

    Find out how his company rises above the rest ...

  • 5:00pm - 5:30pm First Timers Get Together
    Type: Reception

    Networking event for CONNECT first time attendees...

  • 5:30pm - 7:30pm PHCC Opening Reception, Sponsored by Bradford White and InSinkErator
    Type: Reception

    Included with full registration...

  • 7:30pm - 10:00pm PHCC "PAC" Event (Single)
    Type: Reception

    Additional fee. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED...

  • 10:00am - 2:00pm Product and Technology Showcase
    Type: Trade Show

    Included with full registration...

  • 2:15pm - 3:15pm Be the Employer of Choice: ROCKSTAR Benefits
    Type: Leadership

    In today’s competitive employee market, you must be the best to attract the best team....

  • 2:15pm - 3:15pm Gain a Competitive Advantage Through Bonding
    Type: Business Management

    What every contractor should know before providing a surety bond....

  • 2:15pm - 3:15pm Press Technology for Metallic Piping Systems
    Type: Technology

    Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the latest press connection systems ...

  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm Efficient Water Heating: Past, Present and Future
    Type: Sales/Marketing

    We’re heating up the conversation!...

  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm Simplified: AHRI’s New Directory of Certified Product Performance
    Type: Operations

    We’re making your life easier! ...

  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm Using Technology to Improve Team Communication
    Type: Technology

    Come and discover Slack, an app and web-based communication tool that simplifies communication while keeping conversations organized, accessible and fun....

  • 5:30pm - 7:30pm Union-Affiliated Contractors (UAC) Networking Event
    Type: Reception

    Additional fee. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED...

  • 9:00am - 10:30am PHCC Annual Business Meeting and Voting
    Type: Meeting

    Voting and Installation of Officers...

  • 10:30am - 11:30am “Stay Ahead of the Curve”
    Type: Keynote

    Short description is not available at this time...

  • 11:45am - 1:15pm 2018 Awards Luncheon sponsored by InSinkErator
    Type: Meeting

    Short description is not available at this time...

  • 1:30pm - 2:45pm Business Ownership Transitions: A Fun and Rewarding Journey
    Type: Leadership

    From legal and financial issues to internal management and succession!...

  • 1:30pm - 2:45pm How to Find and Keep Great Techs!
    Type: Business Management

    We’ve solved the industry’s #1 problem......

  • 1:30pm - 2:45pm Turn Customers into Raving Fans: How to Win Them Over on the Phone and in the Home
    Type: Leadership

    Turning customers into Raving Fans!...

  • 4:30pm - 9:30pm PHCC Closing Event at Balloon Fiesta, Sponsored by Federated Insurance
    Type: Reception

    Included with full registration. Closing Event at Balloon Fiesta sponsored by Federated Insurance...

  • 5:00am - 9:30am ALBUQUERQUE INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FIESTA® MASS ASCENSION
    Type: Tour

    Includes transportation from the Hyatt, admission to Fiesta Park and Chaser’s Club. Fee is non-refundable....