Controls-Con 2019 to Educate Attendees on Smart Building Technologies This May in Detroit, Michigan

Controls-Con, A Smart Building and Building Controls Conference, will bring more than 500 industry professionals to the Motor City to learn about the latest technologies in building automation.

Detroit, MI, January 23, 2019 --( Controls-Con, a bi-annual conference proudly presented by Cochrane Supply & Engineering, will educate attendees on the latest technologies and possibilities of Building Controls, Building Automation and the Internet of Things (IoT) at the MotorCity Casino Hotel on May 2nd and 3rd, 2019.

During this streamlined, power-packed event, contractors, systems integrators, service technicians, facility managers, engineers and more will join an industry-leading speaker lineup to dive into current hot topics and where the industry is heading. Topics will include: Indoor Positioning Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Building Emotion, Cyber Security, Master Systems Integrators, the Future of the Industry, and more.

“It’s exciting to watch this event continue to grow and attract people from all over the United States and Canada,” says Scott Cochrane, President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering. “You have to stay educated on the latest technologies to continue to thrive in this industry—and our goal continues to be to provide an affordable means for industry peers to come together to do just that.”

Confirmed Controls-Con speakers include Kevin Smith, Chief Technology Officer at Tridium, Jim Young, Co-Founder and CEO of the Realcomm Conference Group, Ken Sinclair, Editor, Owner, and Founder of, Laurent Vernerey, EVP and President of Technology at Acuity Brands, Inc., Jim Morris, Vice President and General Manager of Global Business Management Systems at Johnson Controls, and Scott Cochrane, President and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering.

Controls-Con attendees will learn about the newest products and services in the building controls industry, automation best practices, and how to grow and differentiate their business via a large general session and business and technology breakout sessions. The event’s trade show will be comprised of nearly 30 of the industry’s top manufacturers, including VYKON by Tridium, Honeywell, Johnson Controls, and Distech Controls, all of which attendees will have the opportunity to meet with one-on-one to help them strategize for the future.

For more details or to register now at the lowest-offered event prices, visit

Cochrane Supply & Engineering was founded in 1967 and has grown into a multi-award-winning company and a Leading Industrial IoT Supplier with locations in Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky. Cochrane Supply is proud to be your source of building controls products and hardware to connect to the internet, as well as software and world-class support to enable and successfully implement functional integrations. Representing the industry’s top manufacturers, Cochrane Supply’s diverse product lines blend innovation and solutions for successful facility management and improved building efficiency when it comes to HVAC, security, energy, lighting, gas-detection, and more.
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