SUWANEE, Georgia, December 20, 2017 – Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric), a leading manufacturer of Zoned Comfort Solutions™ and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) cooling and heating systems, hosted its inaugural Diamond Commercial Contractor Business Meeting from October 18-20 at the InterContinental Dallas Hotel.
Approximately 100 design-build mechanical contractors, who are part of the Diamond Commercial Contractor Program, and their Mitsubishi Electric distributors, participated in four business development workshops. The workshops were presented by FMI Corporation (FMI), a leading management consulting and investment banking firm with more than 60 years of experience working exclusively with engineering and construction, infrastructure and the built environment.
Diamond Commercial Contractor workshop topics included:
- Leading Employees of All Generations
- Profile of the Successful Contractor
- The War for Talent Drives Construction Pay Higher: Pay Trends in the Construction Industry
- Leadership vs. Management
In addition to workshops, meeting attendees also enjoyed a keynote presentation from business speaker and coach Donald Cooper. The energetic lecture, titled “Management and Leadership… it all starts with “clarity!” discussed his experience in transforming businesses and the people behind them. Cooper delivered straightforward and pointed advice on how to create compelling customer value, clarity of purpose and long-term profitability.
“We’re extremely pleased to host such an elite group of professional, knowledgeable and forward-thinking business owners for this very first meeting,” said Mike Hampton, senior manager strategic programs – commercial, for Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division. “Our goal was to provide rich business development content along with an opportunity for members to connect with senior leadership at Mitsubishi Electric. Additionally, attendees were able to network with other like-minded business owners and learn more about different challenges and successes in the commercial HVAC industry.”
Mitsubishi Electric established the Diamond Commercial Contractor Program as a means of acknowlegding the professionalism, loyalty and efforts of Mitsubishi Electric’s highest performing mechanical contractors, as well as to foster continued growth, expertise and sales initiatives for Mitsubishi Electric’s commercial cooling and heating systems.
Through this program, Diamond Commercial Contractors gain access to exclusive resources and benefits, which aid in their success and strengthen their ability to represent Mitsubishi Electric’s VRF systems. Diamond Commercial Contractors are also able to serve Mitsubishi Electric customers with industry-best guidance and expertise. These benefits combine to drive new and exciting design-build, retrofit and build-to-suit opportunities for Mitsubishi Electric’s commercial systems and services.