Build for the future with the plumbing, heating and cooling industry’s best… working on your business and preparing it for what’s next.  

We’re looking forward to re-connecting in person and are taking all precautions possible to ensure a safe environment for the event.



This year calls for truly resilient leadership to pave the path forward. With the latest workforce trends, best business management practices, and proven leadership perspectives, you’ll be ready.


With all the product and technology changes in the p-h-c industry, one thing remains the same: PHCCCONNECT attendees consistently stay ahead of the curve. Come see for yourself.


This is the industry’s best training and educational programming … all in one place! Whether you’re in new construction or service and repair, we’ve got something for everyone on the topics contractors want most.


Our attendees say it every year … their best resources are each other. You, too, will take away best practices and “trade secrets” from those priceless gatherings with your peers!


The health and safety of our attendees and exhibitors is our top priority. We are closely monitoring all COVID-19 state and local guidelines and are taking every precaution possible so that we can safely gather together.

Marriott’s hotels have a new “Commitment to Clean” policy that they update regularly.


Plan now to join us in KC, the city of builders, doers and change-makers … you’ll fit right in!

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October 19th, 2021 | 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Sioux Chief Manufacturing Tour

At Sioux Chief’s 660,000-square-foot Kansas City headquarters, you’ll learn what it takes to manufacture the plumbing products you use and get them to your doorstep. Plan to arrive a day early for this can’t-miss tour of the manufacturer’s R&D department, plastic injection molding, various packaging and assembly areas, and distribution and shipping departments. Developing innovative solutions for the supply, drainage, support and specialty product groups, Sioux Chief also will offer time to browse its various products displayed in actual installations. Safety equipment and refreshments provided!

Limited capacity.

Session Type: Tour | Session Fee: $50.00 | Session Capacity: 50

October 21st, 2021 | 8:45 am - 10:00 am

Thursday Keynote Session - “Positive Leaders Drive Positive Results”

Jon Gordon
Best-selling Author and Speaker

Based on his best-selling book, The Power of Positive Leadership, and his work with the greatest leaders in business, industry and sports, Jon Gordon will share the strategies that great leaders use to grow their businesses and stand out from the competition. With his unique blend of humor, inspiration, powerful principles and practical lessons, Gordon will deliver the framework you need in your business to generate sustained results. Whether you're a leader looking to build a positive culture, a manager trying to energize and engage your workforce, or someone who desires to enhance your productivity and performance, you'll come away from this session motivated and equipped to bring out the best in yourself and your team. Gordon will deliver the opening keynote address on Thursday, Oct. 21.

Session Type: Keynote

October 22nd, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Friday Keynote Session - “Moving Forward”, Sponsored by Kohler

Connor Lokar
Economist at ITR Economics

2020 was quite the year. Back by popular demand, economist Connor Lokar will explore the changes that have occurred in the economy and how they will impact you as you move your business forward. Using his skill with storytelling and his economic intelligence, Lokar will explain how the pandemic, overarching government responses, consumer trends, growth opportunities, and lagging sectors will shape the trends ahead and drive your tactics and strategies. Count on him to present the market outlooks and discuss the issues that have an impact on your profitability ... and leave you with a list of clear, actionable Management Objectives that are right for the coming years as you adapt to the "new normal." Lokar will deliver the keynote address on Friday, Oct. 22.

Session Type: Keynote
Jon Gordon

Jon Gordon's best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by numerous Fortune 500 companies, professional and college sports teams, school districts, hospitals, and non-profits. He is the author of 16 books including 6 best-sellers: The Energy Bus, The Carpenter, Training Camp, You Win in the Locker Room First, The Power of Positive Leadership and his latest The Power of a Positive Team. Jon and his tips have been featured on The Today Show, CNN, CNBC, The Golf Channel, Fox and Friends and in numerous magazines and newspapers. His clients include The Los Angeles Dodgers, The Atlanta Falcons, Campbell Soup, Dell, Publix, Southwest Airlines, LA Clippers, Miami Heat, Pittsburgh Pirates, BB&T Bank, Clemson Football, Northwestern Mutual, Bayer, West Point Academy and more. Jon is a graduate of Cornell University and holds a Masters in Teaching from Emory University. He and his training/consulting company are passionate about developing positive leaders, organizations and teams.

  • Session Name: Thursday Keynote Session - “Positive Leaders Drive Positive Results”
    Role:   Keynote
Connor Lokar

Connor has been delivering economic keynotes, workshops, and webinars across North America since he joined ITR economics in 2014. Using his quick wit and knack for storytelling, he leverages his youthful appearance to upend expectations and successfully captivate and educate audiences. Thousands of business leaders have enjoyed his dynamic approach to speaking engagements; Connor emphasizes the applicability of economic intelligence and calls his audience to action. When he is not on stage, Connor consults directly with the management teams of businesses large and small, delivering his economic expertise in the role of trusted advisor. ITR’s clients meet with Connor at critical planning junctures to ensure that their strategic plans, goals, and internal initiatives are in alignment with their tailored forecasts, built specifically for them through ITR’s Executive Vantage Point™ program. Connor specializes in construction but consults and presents to businesses across all industries, helping them grow revenue and remain profitable through an ever[1]changing business cycle.

  • Session Name: Friday Keynote Session - “Moving Forward”, Sponsored by Kohler
    Role:   Keynote

 Early Bird Rates
(Ends Sept. 22, 2021)
Regular Rates
PHCC Contractor Member$535$635
PHCC Contractor Member - 2nd Registrant (same company)$485$585
PHCC Contractor Member - 3+ Registrants (same company)$435$535
Association Manager / Chapter Volunteer$435$535
Auxiliary Member$335$435
Guest / Spouse$335$435

The headquarters hotel for PHCCCONNECT2021 is the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. PHCC does not work with any third parties or housing bureaus for convention housing so please beware of anyone contacting you and claiming to represent PHCC.

Kansas City Marriott Downtown

200 W 12th St.
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 421-6800

PHCCCONNECT2021 Special Group Rate:

Single/Double: $185*

*Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes in effect at time of check-out.

Reserve your room today: PHCC preferred rates will be available until September 24, 2021, or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. You may make reservations here or calling (816) 421-6800 and ask for the PHCC rate.

Deposit and Cancellation: Each reservation will require a credit card guarantee or one-night’s deposit (room and tax) at the time of booking.

For information about exhibiting at PHCCCONNECT2021’s Product & Technology Showcase visit the Exhibitor Center.