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  • A Birthday Party At The Pool & Spa Show

    by Scott Webb January 2015

    AQUA Executive Editor Scott Webb in front of the Bel-Aqua booth at the Pool & Spa Show.
    AQUA Executive Editor Scott Webb in front of the Bel-Aqua booth at the Pool & Spa Show.
    The Bel-Aqua booth features a fun golf challenge. Participants who got...</div></li><li> <a class=Atlantic City: It's Showtime!

    by AQUA Editors January 2015

    photo of Atlantic City

    The Pool & Spa Show

    January 27-29, 2015 Atlantic City Convention Center

    Trade Show Hours Tuesday, Jan. 27: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29: 10:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    It’s a new year, and in the spirit of renewal and...

  • Expo Returns to Orlando

    by Scott Webb November 2014

    Scott WebbTomorrow marks the first day of the 2014 PSP Expo. Thousands of builders, retailers and service people have ventured to the Sunshine State for the biggest pool and spa show of the year. It’s a fitting location.

    Last time we were here for Expo was 2007. As we arrived in Orlando that November, the economy was just sliding into recession, but at the time, no one had any...

  • 2015 PSP Expo: Day 1 Picks

    by AQUA Editors November 2014

    It’s official — trade show season has begun. The pool and spa industry’s biggest trade show, the PSP Expo, opened this morning to large crowds of industry pros eager to roam the trade show floor and soak up some new knowledge.

    RELATED:See the Full 2015 PSP Expo Schedule

    In addition to more than 135,000 square feet of show floor space, today’s agenda is packed with a full...

  • Sneak Peek Alert: New Products at the PSP Expo

    by AQUA Editors October 2014

    There's tons of reasons to get excited for trade show season. A big one: It's when manufacturers big and small reveal their latest offerings. Below you'll get just a taste of what you can find at next week's PSP Expo — if you see anything you like, make sure to see it in person! 

  • Off to the Orange State

    by AQUA Editors October 2014

    photo of the Orlando, FL skyline at night

    2014 PSP Expo

    Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. Exhibits: Nov. 5-7 Conference: Nov. 2-7

    Between ever-warm temperatures, theme parks and attractions, Florida has a lot going for it as a family-friendly destination. Another big piece of the (key lime) pie: swimming. According to...

  • Why Trade Shows are Perfect for Pool Builders

    by Brett Lloyd Abbott October 2014

    photo of the Orlando skyline

    We at AQUA can go on and on about how awesome trade shows are, but really, what’s in it for you? AQUA contributor Brett Lloyd Abbott makes a strong case for why pool builders in particular have a lot to gain from show attendance.

    Before I joined the swimming pool industry, I spent about 20 years in high-tech sales and marketing....

  • Southeast Pool & Spa Show Moves 2015 Show

    by AQUA Editors August 2014

    After years of hosting the Southeast Pool & Spa Show in Atlanta, show organizers announced the 2015 show will move to Charlotte, N.C.

    According to the official press release: "By relocating the show from Atlanta to Charlotte, it will draw additional attendees in the Southeast region. In addition, the location will offer attendees a...

  • Online Registration Open for 2014 PSP Expo

    by AQUA Editors July 2014

    photo of the 2013 PSP Expo
    A photo from last year's show in Las Vegas, courtesy of the PSP Expo.

    Planning on heading to Orlando for this year's PSP Expo? Take note: online registration for attendees is officially open. Show organizers are excited to note a new online registration system, launched for...

  • Landscape Design Conference Co-Locating with the 2014 PSP Expo

    by Cailley Hammel June 2014

    As the industry continues to evolve, one of the issues we’ve stressed is growing the relationship between the pool building and landscape design industries. That goal has reached a new step with a major announcement: The PSP Expo has partnered with the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, which has agreed to co-locate its...