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Jun 27, 2017
Orlando, FL

The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, sponsored by The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, has announced the return of the Spa Retailer VIP Program and a new, additional VIP program targeting high-volume pool builders based on annual revenue. The programs encourage participation of key stakeholders by incentivizing them to attend. Nominations for both programs are now open and can be submitted at www.poolspapatio.com/vip. Last year’s Spa Retail VIP Program, sponsored by SpaRetailer ma ...

Jun 20, 2017
Orlando, FL

Registration is open for the 2017 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo™, which returns to the Orlando, FL for the first time since 2014. The exposition, sponsored by The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, will be held November 1-3, 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center. Pre-show conference begins October 29, 2017 with extensive educational offerings throughout the duration of the show days. The largest exposition of its kind in North America, the 2014 event attracted 11,103 total at ...

Jul 13, 2016
New Orleans, LA

The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo (PSP) has announced its partnership with SpaRetailer magazine to launch the VIP Program sponsored by SpaRetailer magazine. The program will take place in conjunction with the 2016 edition of the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, to be held in New Orleans, LA, United States. Education begins on October 30, 2016 and the exposition on November 2, 2016. Both conclude on November 4, 2016.The VIP Program sponsored by SpaRetailer incentivizes spa retailers ...

Jun 23, 2016
New Orleans, LA

The International Pool | Spa | Patio has opened attendee and press registration. The event’s conference program will be held Oct. 30-Nov. 4, 2016 and the expo hall will be open Nov. 2-4, 2016. This year, the exposition returns to New Orleans, Louisiana, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for the first time since 2012. Last year’s exposition drew 11,556 total attendees. This year’s exposition will feature over 525 companies in 137,600 square feet of exhibit space. “We’ve noticed a shift i ...

Dec 14, 2015
Dallas, Texas

The 2016 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo [PSP] has issued a Call for Presentations to all educators, consultants and specialists from around the world who want to share their knowledge and business expertise as presenters for the educational conference program.    Taking place October 30 – November 4, 2016, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, the educational conference program presents the latest trends in the pool, spa and backyard industry designed to he ...

Dec 07, 2015
Dallas, Texas

The 2015 International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo was a big winner in Las Vegas, November 10-12, 2015, bringing an impressive display of industry products, education and networking opportunities. This year’s PSP Expo drew 11,556 attendees from across the country and around the world, a strong showing from the global pool, spa and outdoor industries. Attendees experienced a 137,600 square foot exhibit hall packed with brand new industry product launches, innovative show floor features, and an unmatc ...

Sep 30, 2015
Dallas, Texas

Attendees of the 2015 International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo will enhance their experience at the show with a lineup of events organized by one of the world’s most respected experts in watershape design, Genesis. Genesis will be presenting the Genesis Design-Build-Landscape Pavilion, the Genesis Lifestyle Program, new seminars in the show’s conference program and an incredible evening networking event, the Family Reunion & Wine Maker Dinner. Being held November 10-12, 2015, the International Poo ...

Sep 16, 2015
Dallas, Texas

Genesis, the industry’s most-respected experts in watershape design and construction offers a premiere suite of unparalleled educational offerings at the 2015 International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo [PSP]. Genesis education offers IACET and additional continuing education credit options. Industry professionals in the building, design and landscape architecture fields attending the 2015 PSP Expo will experience international-level education that is paving the way in watershape hydraulics, structur ...

Aug 17, 2015
Dallas, Texas

Attendees and exhibitors of the 2015 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo [PSP] are able to efficiently devise their trade show plan and schedule using the new mobile app, available now for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry users.   The mobile app is available free of charge and can be found by searching “PSP” in the Apple App Store or Google Play. BlackBerry and all other web browser-enabled phone users should point your mobile browser to http://app.core-apps.com/psp2015.        The PSP Exp ...

Jul 06, 2015
Dallas, Texas

Online registration is now open for the 2015 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, taking place November 10-12, in the Bayside Halls B-D at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada USA.   Online registration is available at www.PoolSpaPatio.com/Attendee/Register, where information is accessible 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Registering in advance will save attendees not only money, but also time by not having to wait in long on-site registration lines.   "Online registration ...

Jun 24, 2015
Dallas, Texas

Attendees and exhibitors of the 2015 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo can now make housing and travel reservations through the official hotel vendor, PSP Housing, powered by onPeak. Offering hotel, airline and car rental discounts through a variety of companies, PSP Housing offers the biggest savings and most valuable perks.   Taking place November 10-12, in the Bayside Halls B-D at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada USA, the show will offer commercial and residential p ...

Jan 09, 2015
Dallas, TX

The 2015 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo [PSP] has issued a Call for Presentations to all educators, consultants and specialists from around the world who want to share their knowledge and business expertise as presenters for the educational conference program.    Taking place November 10-12, 2015, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, the educational conference program presents the latest trends in the pool, spa and backyard industry designed to help attendees incre ...

Dec 19, 2014
Dallas, TX

The 2014 International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo made a splash as it returned to Orlando for the first time in seven years, November 5-7, 2014, bringing the region an impressive display of industry products, education and networking opportunities.  This year’s PSP Expo drew 11,103 attendees from across the country and around the world, a strong showing from the global pool, spa and outdoor industries.  Attendees experienced a 148,600 square foot exhibit hall packed with brand new industry product ...

Dec 04, 2014
Murfreesboro, TN

Genesis 3, Inc. made waves in sunny Orlando at the 2014 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo held November 5 - 7, 2014 at the Orange County Convention Center.   Starting the show off this year, Genesis 3 continued their high quality and cutting edge educational programs to sold-out classrooms and hosted the most extensive selection of on-the-floor seminars yet at their ever-popular Lifestyle Booth. Genesis 3 Platinum Member, Paolo Benedetti, SWD launched the free seminars with his Outdoor Kit ...

Nov 25, 2014
Dallas, TX

From a unique line-up of more than 55 innovative industry products displayed in the Product Showcase at the 2014 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo [PSP], a panel of industry experts awarded “Best New Product” and “Best Green Product” to first, second and third place winners.  Sponsored by AQUASALT, the Product Showcase is a pavilion that provides attendees the opportunity to review new products in a direct, non-selling environment, offering time saving opportunities to make side-by-side co ...

Nov 18, 2014
Washington, D.C. I Parties to Enter Into Long-Term Partnership Agreement

Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell its Hanley Wood Exhibitions business to Informa PLC, a UK-based publishing and events company that operates in more than 40 countries and is one of the world’s leading knowledge providers. The sale is subject to customary regulatory review and is expected to close by the end of ...

Oct 27, 2014
Dallas, TX

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals [APSP], sponsor of the International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo, is presenting a new line-up of professional certification and comprehensive training courses that will enhance the careers of pool, spa and backyard living professionals.  Attendees seeking to elevate their careers into an elite group of industry experts and to show their pool, spa and backyard living clients they mean business should participate in the APSP educational offerings to achieve ...

Oct 17, 2014
Dallas, TX

The International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo (PSP) is proud to partner with Pentair Aquatic Systems as the Platinum Sponsor for the 2014 PSP Expo in Orlando.   Taking place November 5-7, in the North Halls at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida USA, the show will offer residential and commercial pool and spa builders, retailers, service companies, designers and landscape architects a comprehensive preview of the entire outdoor space marketplace.  “The commitment by Pentair t ...

Oct 15, 2014
Dallas, TX

Genesis 3, the industry’s most-respected experts in watershape design and construction offers a premiere suite of unparalleled educational offerings at the 2014 International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo [PSP], including both IACET and Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation (FDBPR) certification and continuing education credit options.  Industry professionals in the building, design and landscape architecture fields attending the 2014 PSP Expo will experience international-level edu ...

Oct 13, 2014
Dallas, TX

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) will celebrate and host industry leadership, knowledge and production excellence at the 2014 International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo (PSP) through a host of special events and activities. The International Awards of Excellence hosted at the PSP Expo Welcome Party, WAVE Young Professionals Network Events, The Hot Tub Open Meeting, Coffee with Carvin and the Big Dogs’ Celebration, all are carefully crafted to acknowledge and develop the professional ...

Sep 25, 2014
Dallas, TX

Careful review of the International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo attendance demographics, a comprehensive look at the state of the construction industry and a thorough analysis of the pool, spa and outdoor living industry are the key factors in a launch of the Commercial segment expansion at the 2014 International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo.  The PSP Expo will feature a Commercial Pavilion, on-floor Education Classroom, exhibitor commercial product listings in the show program and other marketing resour ...

Sep 18, 2014
Dallas, TX

Attendees of the 2014 International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo will enhance their experience at the show with a lineup of events organized by one of the world’s most respected experts in watershape design, Genesis 3.  Genesis 3 will be presenting the Genesis 3 Design-Build-Landscape Pavilion, the Genesis 3 Lifestyle Program, new seminars in the show’s conference program and an incredible evening networking event, the Family Reunion & Wine Maker Dinner. Being held November 5-7, 2014, the Internation ...

Sep 22, 2014
Dallas, TX

The Int'l Pool I Spa I Patio Expo offers the Hayward School of Business, located right on the show floor, for a second year.  Pool, spa and backyard residential and commercial professionals attending the Expo and wanting to increase their professional business and sales skills may participate in the Hayward School of Business’s new lineup of educational offerings.School attendees will receive critical small group business training from top-level professionals whose purpose is to sharpen and hone ...

Sep 10, 2014
Dallas, TX

The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo (PSP Expo) is excited to announce the addition of Houzz to the show floor at the 2014 Expo in Orlando, Florida.  This partnership with Houzz will bring valuable opportunities and resources to the PSP Expo attendees, tailored to offer success tips and consumer insights that will grow their businesses and build their brands. Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design where homeowners and professionals can connect for their next indoor or ...

May 30, 2014
Dallas, TX

The International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo [PSP] has partnered with the Association of Professional Landscape Designers [APLD], co-locating their event, the APLD International Landscape Design Conference, with the 2014 International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo in Orlando, Florida. This partnership is sure to bring attendees of both events a unique designer landscape experience at the expo. The Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) is an international organization to advance the profe ...

Apr 16, 2014
Dallas, TX

The Trade Show News Network’s (TSNN) recently released the rankings of the Top 250 U.S. tradeshows announcing the International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo [PSP] in position 151, from amongst a pool of over 14,000 tradeshows.  The TSNN Top 250 list, distributed annually, is a valuable resource in assisting businesses across all industries in the selection and targeting of their face-to-face marketing efforts.   TSNN ranked the leading tradeshows by their net square feet of exhibit space.  The 201 ...

Mar 25, 2014
Dallas, TX

The International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo [PSP] was awarded Best Redesign of a Show Website in the 2014 Digital Excellence Awards by Expo Magazine.  The Digital Star award winners were chosen by Expo Magazine from award submissions across all industry tradeshows.  The PSP Expo’s Marketing Manager, Michelle Swayze, accepted the award presented at an expo industry luncheon in Washington, D.C. at the National Press Club, on March 25, 2014. The PSP redesigned website launched in July of 2013, alongs ...

Feb 04, 2014
Dallas, TX

The 2014 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo [PSP] has issued a Call for Presentations to all educators, consultants and specialists from around the world who want to share their knowledge and business expertise as presenters for the educational conference program.    Taking place November 5-7, 2014, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, the educational conference program presents the latest trends in the pool, spa and backyard industry designed to help attendees increas ...

Jan 16, 2014
Dallas, TX

Hanley Wood Exhibitions reports significant attendee growth at its 2013 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, a signal to the industry that positive growth is in store for in 2014.  Total attendance was 11,120, a 16% attendee increase over the 2012 show in New Orleans. Attendees represented all segments of the industry, including pool/spa builders, retailers, service companies, designers, and landscape architects from around the globe.  The conference program also showed significant growth with ...

Oct 14, 2013
Dallas, TX

Adding to the already incredible 2013 line-up of events and activities at the 2013 International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo, is a well strategized key group of activities and seminars organized by one of the world’s most respected experts in watershape design, Genesis 3.  Genesis 3 will be presenting the Genesis 3 Design-Build-Landscape Pavilion, the Genesis 3 Lifestyle Program, new seminars in the expo’s main conference program and an incredible evening networking event at the Family Reunion & Win ...

Oct 11, 2013
Dallas, TX

Join the Int'l Pool I Spa I Patio Expo as it presents the Hayward School of Business located right on the show floor.  Pool, spa and backyard professionals attending the 2013 International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo will have the unique opportunity to increase their professional business and sales skills by participating in the Hayward School of Business.School attendees will receive critical small group business training from top-level professionals whose purpose it to sharpen and hone your busine ...

Oct 04, 2013
Dallas, TX

Incredible excellence in pool, spa and backyard design and construction awarded through the APSP International Awards of Excellence will be mixed with the beauty and grandeur of Cirque du Soleil’s, LIGHT Nightclub, at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV, as the Int’l Awards of Excellence sponsors the 2013 Int’l Pool I Spa I Patio Expo [PSP] Welcome Party. Attendees of the PSP Welcome Party will unleash their imaginations while networking with industry colleagues at the first-ever n ...

Sep 23, 2013
Dallas, TX

A new lineup of service professional education will enhance the 2013 International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo as The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals [APSP] offer professional certification with comprehensive training that meets the needs of the ever changing service environment.  These advanced educational programs will occur prior to the 2013 Int’l Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, November 9 through November 11 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada USA.  APSP’s cutting-edge t ...

Sep 09, 2013
Dallas, TX

In an effort to continue to meet and exceed the specific needs of advanced pool/spa builders, the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals(APSP) is offering a new line-up of programs at the 2013 Int’l Pool | Spa | Patio Expo.  These programs are the centerpiece of the Expo’s stellar line-up of educational offerings offering industry professionals technical hours to achieve their career certifications .   The APSP Pool & Spa Construction Course (PSCC) is a comprehensive three day program for buil ...

Aug 27, 2013
Dallas, TX

The International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo [PSP] is proud to partner with the Genesis 3 Design Group, the industry’s most-respected experts in watershape design and construction, uniquely offering IACET certifications education at the expo.   Builders, designers and landscape architects attending the 2013 expo will experience international level educational opportunities that are leading the way to refinement of water shape hydraulics, structures and cosmetic innovations in the Genesis 3 educatio ...

Jul 02, 2013
Dallas, TX

The International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo [PSP] is proud to announce the launch of a brand new website.  The PSP website is launching on a new web interface that provides easy-to-use navigation, upgrading scheduling and planning, and user dashboards that in conjunction with one another will produce a dynamic user experience.The site is simply structured with a fresh look and easy to use features such as the exhibitor search that offers advanced search capabilities; integrated hotel reservations; ...

Jun 17, 2013
Dallas, TX

Steve Schlange, the former Director of Sales and Marketing of Pool & Spa News has joined Hanley Wood Exhibitions as the Sales Manager of the International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo {PSP} and the International Roofing Expo [IRE].   The new position was effective May 21, 2013.Schlange’s prior position as Director of Sales and Marketing of Pool & Spa News has given him a unique insight into the industry and extensive knowledge of the players and market priorities.  His twenty years of leadership expe ...

Apr 10, 2013
Dallas, TX

After a mutually successful five year partnership, the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo [PSP] has renewed its endorsement partnership with Genesis 3, Inc., effective March 29, 2013, extending the current contract from 2014 until 2018.Under the terms of this extended four year agreement, Genesis 3, Inc., one of the industry's most-respected experts in water shape design and construction, will continue to receive billing as one of the Expo’s official show endorsers, while providing unparallel ...

Apr 15, 2013
Washington, DC

A U.S. federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order that could finally derail the European publishers of Fair Guide, an allegedly bogus directory that has targeted trade show exhibitors and has been a thorn in the side of exhibition organizers for several years. The order was granted in Chicago late last month and orders the publishers of Fair Guide, who are based in Slovakia and have been identified as Wolfgang Valvoda and Susanne Anhorn, to stop doing business in the U.S. It also req ...

Jan 22, 2013
Dallas, TX

An elite group of shows vaulted over some 4,000 other trade shows in the U.S. by growing at least seven times the average growth rate of 2012 and the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo [PSP] made the list.  The 50 top performers in each of three metrics – net square feet, number of exhibiting companies and attendance – (totaling 96 individual events) will be honored for their elite status at the Trade Show Executive (TSE) Fastest 50 Awards & Summit, May 8-10, 2013 at the Swissôtel Chicago.“Wi ...
 
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