Register by January 13 for MACS Convention

All attendees of MACS 2012 Convention must register to attend!

(Lansdale, PA) January 2, 2012-Online registration and registration through the MACS office for MACS-I-MIZE! ENERGIZE!, the 32nd annual Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Convention and Trade Show will continue until Friday, January 13, 2012.

After January 13, 2012 registration for MACS convention events will need to occur onsite at the MACS convention registration desk at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Prices will be higher onsite, so convention attendees are encouraged to register before the January 13, 2012 deadline.


MACS convention sponsors and exhibitors have made it possible to experience a diverse mix of expert trainers and expanded training options for one low price all in one place. You can truly MACS-I-MIZE! and ENERGIZE!, January 18-20, 2012 at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The convention takes place Wednesday, January 18, 2012 through Friday, January 20, 2012 with a golf tournament on Tuesday, January 17, 2012.


More than 30 speakers and 30 different sessions of automotive and heavy-duty/off-road mobile A/C and high-tech automotive training by the best in the business make this the must-attend training event in 2012.  95 exhibitors in 166 booths will provide the best in parts, tools and equipment focused on the mobile A/C and engine cooling system aftermarket.


“Forget stocks and precious metals!  In this economy a smart service and repair shop needs to invest in training, staying sharp, staying current and learning the technical and business skills to remain relevant. MACS Convention and Trade Show delivers on all those fronts and we’ve priced the registration to allow service shop owners to bring multiple technicians,” remarked Elvis L. Hoffpauir, MACS president and COO.


MACS has planned the 2012 convention training sessions to bring a broad variety of technical session topics and trainers at a value not only for A/C specialists, but for all automotive repair techs who want to excel at mobile A/C and engine cooling system repair. Plus, on the morning of Friday, January 20, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a FREE MACS Section 609 certification training class and test session, by itself a $50 value! Afterwards, they’ll be able to take in the trade show, and after that attend a cutting-edge technical training class for a minimal charge.


MACS attendees will also get the chance to be inspired by Keynote speaker Joe Bacal.
Joe overcame cancer and went on to live his dream of off-road racing and conquering the Baja 1000.


The MACS Trade Show kicks off on Thursday, January 19 at 3pm and will feature a chance to network and explore vendor booths while enjoying a happy hour from 5-7pm. On Friday, January 20 attendees can catch up with the exhibitors when the trade show opens at 10:30am. The MACS Trade Show is a repair shop owner’s key opportunity to secure the parts and tools necessary for a successful service and repair season.


More networking events include: Tuesday’s golf tournament at Desert Pines, Wednesday’s roundtable discussion lunch, and the Wednesday evening MACS welcoming reception.


To view the complete convention schedule or register for MACS 32nd annual convention and Trade Show, visit the MACS website at, or call the MACS office at 215/631-7020 ext. “0”. ”. To reserve a room at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino at the special MACS Convention room rate of $99 plus tax call 888/746-6955 and use code SRMAC12 or visit the MACS website.


About macsworldwide

Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide Founded in 1981, MACS is the leading non-profit trade association for the mobile air conditioning, heating and engine cooling system segment of the automotive aftermarket. Since 1991, MACS has assisted more than 600,000 technicians to comply with the 1990 U.S. EPA Clean Air Act requirements for certification in refrigerant recovery and recycling to protect the environment. The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Worldwide’s mission is clear and focused--as the recognized global authority on mobile air conditioning and heat transfer industry issues.
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