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Not everyone can win big in Vegas, but you can by attending this year’s PSP Expo.
More than 10,500 people from all over the world (80 different countries are represented this year) are expected to gather at Mandalay Bay for the show, with 500 exhibitors showing off the latest exciting developments in residential and commercial pool and spa technology. Add to that the 45 conference sessions on design practices, installation techniques, retail strategies, construction, digital media and management, among others, and it’s clear the PSP Expo is a sure bet.
Wednesday, October 31, 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday, November 1 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday, November 2 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
In addition to the expansive 134,000-squarefoot show floor, the PSP Expo is host to an array of fun, engaging events. The annual Welcome Party, for example, is always one of the highlights of the week; this year, the party moves off-site to Acrylic Tank Manufacturing, home of Animal Planet’s hit show “TANKED.” Fifty bucks will get you a ticket to the event with complimentary beer, wine and appetizers. (And for Vegas, there are few better deals than that.)
Also new this year is the Million Dollar Pool Design Challenge. In this exciting, new competition, up-and-coming builders were given a fictional client, location and a wish list of features, and tasked to draft an epic outdoor oasis on a $1 million budget. On Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 9:15 a.m., the five finalists will present their designs and the winner will take home a $5,000 cash prize.
The show floor has a few new attractions as well. At the Connection Corner (booth #1040), attendees can network with fellow pros and get a professional headshot taken. (A great idea if your LinkedIn page could use a refresh!) Take a break between seminars at the Party on the Patio area (booth #2575) and play an outdoor game or two, or visit the Relaxation Station (booth #3519) for massages, refreshments and more.
In response to attendee feedback, the Expo is partnering with APSP University to offer invaluable hands-on learning opportunities. Guests can learn about highly sought-after skills including systems integration for commercial pools, hydraulics and tile application. Visit APSP University at booth #2637 to learn more.
With an impressive educational lineup, sprawling show floor, networking opportunities and fun, it’s a good year to go all-in with the PSP Expo. We’ll see you there.
The pool and spa industry took Las Vegas by storm last week at the PSP Expo, with thousands walking the aisles, taking in industry education, networking and, of course, having fun along the way. (Which is never hard to come by in Las Vegas, especially when the first day of the show falls on Halloween.) Below you’ll find just a few highlights from the show floor and beyond.
The PSP Expo is just around the corner, and the very first day of the show happens to fall on Halloween. Interested in making your Vegas trip a little spookier? In the "spirit" of the holiday (pun intended), we developed a list of just some of the Halloween activities you can enjoy while in town. From big bashes to eerie museums (and a whole lot of zombies) there's something for everyone. See you in Vegas!
Registration has officially opened for the 2018 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, which returns to Las Vegas, Nev., for the first time since 2015. The exposition, sponsored by The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, will be held October 31 to November 2 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Bayside Halls D-F.
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Today is the exam registration deadline for APSP University courses at the 2016 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo. This is the last time that attendees will be able to take these courses in person this year. Click here to sign up for courses on topics ranging from construction to service to retail.
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