Unified Group

The Unified Group, a nationwide network of premier heating, ventilating and
air conditioning contractors, has announced its training curriculum schedule
for the year 2001.

The schedule is as follows:
Recruitment Meeting Mar 2 Las Vegas Financial Forum June 7-9 Chicago Tech. Boot
Camp Sept TBD Service Managers Nov 7-10 Phoenix Annual Meeting Nov 7-10 Phoenix

For information about attending a training session, contact Julie Bishop at
The Unified Group at 1-888-714-5990.

The Unified Group, which was officially launched August 1998, simultaneously
held its first training session for members ? a Service Management Forum. Since
then, seven training sessions have been held around the U.S. with topics that
included Service Agreement Sales, Service Dispatching and National Account Sales
and Management.

“The Unified Group is unique in the quality of the contractors we accept as
members and also that only one contractor per geographic area may be admitted
as a member,” said Julie Bishop, executive director. There are currently 30
member companies representing over $350 million in revenue.

“Our goal is to become recognized as the leading group of independent mechanical
service providers in the country, thereby attracting as members the best commercial
contractor in each geographic territory, as well as sharing the ?best practices’
of each member in our training seminars,” Bishop said.

The mission of The Unified Group is to provide shared training opportunities,
negotiate purchasing arrangements as a group, pursue national and regional business
opportunities, and provide forums for information exchange and sharing of best

To find out if there is a membership available in your territory, or to learn
more about The Unified Group, contact Rich Bielak or Julie Bishop at 1-888-714-5990
or visit the web site at www.theunifiedgroup.com.