Industrial Utility Efficiency

Call for Speakers: The Best Practices 2021 EXPO & Conference


Best Practices EXPO & Conference

The Best Practices 2021 EXPO & Conference announced a call for speakers for the fourth annual event scheduled for November 2-4, 2021 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center in Chicago, IL. The event is devoted to optimizing on-site utilities including compressed air, blower, vacuum, pneumatics, chillers, cooling towers, motors and steam with the focus on achieving environmental sustainability goals with energy and water conservation measures. 

“We welcome speakers to the Conference to share their expertise on optimizing the equipment and technology powering facilities and profits,” said Rod Smith, Publisher, Best Practices Magazines & EXPO. “Our guests come to the Conference to learn practices they can implement in their facilities resulting in improved uptime, reduced carbon emissions and energy consumption, or end product quality, safety and reliability.”

Past speakers include professionals from major manufacturing companies, engineering firms, independent auditors, consultants, equipment manufacturers and distributors, mechanical contractors and other businesses.

The Conference is a three-day, multi-track educational program. Presentations should encompass one or more of the following technologies and themes.

  • Compressed air
  • Vacuum
  • Industrial and Aeration Blowers
  • Cooling Towers
  • Chillers
  • Heat Exchangers, Condensers
  • Pneumatics
  • Motors
  • Lubricants
  • Steam and boilers
  • Standards & Regulations
  • Quality Management
  • Safety
  • Energy Management & Conservation
  • Water Management & Conservation
  • Metering
  • Data, Monitoring and IIot
  • Equipment Fundamentals
  • Equipment Maintenance & Reliability
  • Equipment Sizing & Efficiency 
  • Application Engineering

An addition to the main conference program is the New Technology Classroom on the EXPO floor. This speaking opportunity is open to exhibitors who would like the chance to present their products to visitors on the trade show floor.

To submit your presentation abstract and review speaker expectations and guidelines, please click here. The Best Practices Team will reach out regarding your submission. The deadline for Speaker Abstract Submissions is June 15, 2021. Speakers participating in the main conference program will receive complimentary access to the Conference, a \$675 value. 

About Best Practices EXPO & Conference
Best Practices EXPO & Conference is an event devoted exclusively to optimizing onsite utilities powering modern plant automation. The event hosts more than 100 exhibitors and a 96-session conference program featuring industry leaders who have profitably deployed energy and water conservation measures. For more information of Best Practices EXPO & Conference, please visit

Bill Smith
Best Practices EXPO & Confernece