Artificial Intelligence & the New Age of Human Productivity and Creativity

Wednesday, February 21 - Thursday, February 22

Virtual Event


This workshop qualifies for 8.0 CEU credits

1:00PM - 5:00PM EASTERN (10:00AM - 2:00PM PACIFIC)

Artificial Intelligence & the New Age of Human Productivity and Creativity

You’ve heard that artificial intelligence is the future. But the truth is, it’s already here and having a major impact across different businesses and industries – including our industry and your competitors’ businesses. Thankfully, while it can sound daunting, adapting your business to embrace the benefits AI offers is simple – and can start paying dividends for you immediately.

In this informative and instructive webinar on the use of generative artificial intelligence in your business, we will discuss key aspects of the technology, what contractors can use to enhance productivity, and proven paths to optimizing performance across all departments. AI offers huge levers within a contracting company that you can pull to drive sales and marketing, and even problem-solve in operations, scheduling, and human resources.

Attendees will learn:

  • How current industry channel partners are leveraging AI
  • What we anticipate manifesting in the future to support making our trades even more productive
  • What to avoid when utilizing AI in order to remain compliant with technology firms (such as Google)
  • How to build a plan to incorporate AI into your thriving business ASAP
  • And more!


Speaker Elekes

Gary Elekes
President, EPC Training

Gary Elekes is serial entrepreneur with a passion for helping others become more successful by sharing what he has learned over the past 3 decades working closely with all facets of the contracting industry. During his career, Gary has held senior management positions at Lennox and Service Experts. In 2000, Gary moved into entrepreneurship and started his training and consulting business EPC. Today, EPC continues to support growth oriented businesses aspiring to reach 20% EBIT. He also designed the very first web based learning platform for the residential contracting industry, which acts as a support system for training and learning in HVAC and plumbing trades, and has over 5,000 subscribers.

In 2003, Gary began acquiring contracting firms with a focus on developing turn-around opportunities. He also opened and operated several start-up businesses. In 2010, he added web design/SEO and online marketing to his company portfolio starting Imarket Solutions as a co-founder. Gary graduated from Ohio State University with a BSBA and also holds a Master’s Degree in Business and Finance.

Speaker Andrew

Andrew Allen
Co-Founder at Contractor Headquarters, Inc.

Andrew Allen has been working with small businesses starting in the 1990s with a family direct mail, mailing list, and database marketing company which evolved into online marketing starting in 1999. Since then, he has built home services contracting specific projects such as Net Prophet, ePL for Residential, EPC Training, iMarket Solutions, Contractor HQ and EGIA Contractor University. Andrew brings a wealth of contractor specific marketing know-how and constantly pushes the limits on how technology can serve contractors and the industry throughout North America.