Industrial Utility Efficiency

Call for Speakers at the Best Practices 2023 EXPO & Conference

The Best Practices 2023 EXPO & Conference announced a call for speakers for the 5th annual event scheduled for October 23-25 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL co-located with Process Expo. The event is devoted to sustainable, safe and reliable on-site utilities powering automation.

The Best Practices EXPO & Conference offers instruction for sales engineers, engineering firms, mechanical contractors and manufacturing plant personnel responsible industrial on-site utilities powering automation.  


“Global experts convene at our Conference every year to share and acquire knowledge on industrial on-site utilities,” said Roderick M. Smith, Publisher, Best Practices Magazines & EXPO. “Compressed air, cooling water and vacuum systems provide most plants with high-ROI project opportunities relating to sustainability, safety and reliability.”

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

The Conference is a three-day, two-track, brand-neutral and non-commercial educational program. Track 1 is titled Sustainability Through Energy/Water Conservation Measures, and Track 2 is titled: Quality, Safety and Reliability. Presentations should fall under a track theme and encompass one or more of the following technologies.

Compressed air Standards & Regulations
Vacuum Metering
Industrial Blowers Data, Monitoring and IIot
Cooling Towers Equipment Fundamentals & Sizing
Chillers Equipment Maintenance & Reliability
Pneumatics & Valves Lubricants


Exhibitors are invited to present their technologies to EXPO visitors at the New Technology Classroom located on the exhibit floor.  Exhibitors are now welcome to submit abstracts. 

The deadline for Speaker Abstract Submissions is May 15, 2023. Speakers participating in the Conference program will receive complimentary access to the Conference, a $675 value. 

To submit Conference presentation and New Technology Classroom abstracts and to review speaker expectations and guidelines, please click here


About Best Practices EXPO & Conference

The Best Practices 2023 EXPO & Conference is the leading North American event focused on Sustainable, Safe and Reliable On-Site Utilities Powering Automation. The event takes place October 23-25, 2023, at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Attendees come from engineering firms, manufacturing plants, and equipment companies responsible for specifying, purchasing, operating, selling and maintaining on-site utility equipment in industrial compressed air, vacuum and cooling water systems. For more information on the Best Practices 2023 EXPO & Conference visit

Conference & Technology Classroom Speaker Contact:
Bill Smith, Associate Content Manager
Best Practices EXPO & Conference