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PHTA Leadership Certificate Program Powered by Cornell University - Part 1  

February 1 - May 4
Virtual

PHTA has teamed up with Cornell University to deliver to you a private leadership learning experience. Through a series of four on-demand courses and two live-virtual events with colleagues and a Cornell professor, you are sure to learn the necessary leadership and management skills needed to elevate your career. With the tumultuous times we are facing, brushing up and constantly honing these skills is necessary to stay ahead, motivate your team, and continue to drive your company to success.

Part 1 takes place February 1-14.


National Plasterers Council 34th Annual Conference  

February 8-10 | Coronado, CA

The Annual Conference is the place to learn more about the NPC. Be part of the action and get involved as we present the NPC's Strategy for 2023 and beyond! The NPC has become a strong force in the industry. Join us, make your voice heard, help make us stronger! The NPC's Annual Conference is a great way to increase your knowledge, improve your skills and grow your business. We open with 12 classes in three tracks on Thursday and conclude on Friday with the extremely popular Pool Shell Primer, three consecutive classes ensuring you do not miss a thing!


Southwest Pool & Spa Show  

February 8-11 | Houston, TX

Visit us at the George R. Brown Convention Center | Hall D in Houston. The Southwest Pool & Spa Show is a trade-only event and is open to pool builders, pool service professionals, and industry retailers and is not open to consumers or the general public.


E211: Fluid Hydraulics for Pools & Spas  

February 8-9 | Houston, TX
Southwest Pool & Spa Show
16 hours | 1.6 IACET | 16 PHTA CEUs
$1,690 PHTA Member | $2,190 Non-Member

During this 2-day session, you will develop a basic understanding of the hydraulic principles in order to design more efficient and  serviceable hydraulic systems. This class is required education for the Advanced CBP certification.


D211: Elements of Design  

February 8-9 | Houston, TX
Southwest Pool & Spa Show
16 hours | 1.6 IACET | 16 PHTA CEUs
$1,690 PHTA Member | $2,190 Non-Member

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of good design and will teach you how to lay out the different improvements in your projects (e.g. pool, spa, patio, etc.). We will break the fundamentals down into two categories: the Elements of Design and the Principles of Design. Once you have a good grasp of the fundamentals, you will learn how to apply them. We will start with short practice exercises and build up to a final project: creating a master plan that includes a pool and spa. This is a required course to become a Certified Expert Pool Builder & Design Professional.


NDPA National Water Safety Conference  

February 13-16 | Colorado Springs, CO

The 2023 NWSC, presented by the National Drowning Prevention Alliance (NDPA), will be co-located with the 2023 AOAP Annual Conference at the Broadmoor Hotel. Watch amazing speakers, live sessions, trainings, workshops, town-hall events, and live Q&A interactions with real experts.


ForumPiscine  

February 15-17 | Bologna, Italy

ForumPiscine - International Pool & Spa Expo and Congress is the Italian know-how in the world of pools and spas to set up one of the main events at the global level (and a one-of-a-kind event in Italy) for the water industry.


PHTA Leadership Certificate Program Powered by Cornell University - Part 2  

February 1 - May 4
Virtual

PHTA has teamed up with Cornell University to deliver to you a private leadership learning experience. Through a series of four on-demand courses and two live-virtual events with colleagues and a Cornell professor, you are sure to learn the necessary leadership and management skills needed to elevate your career. With the tumultuous times we are facing, brushing up and constantly honing these skills is necessary to stay ahead, motivate your team, and continue to drive your company to success.

Part 2 takes place February 15.


The Backyard, Pool & Spa Show  

February 17-19 | Novi, MI
Hosted by the PHTA Michigan Chapter

The Backyard, Pool & Spa Show is the only event where you can meet with Michigan's leading experts in backyard living. Whether it’s to swim, entertain, exercise, recharge, or just relax, this is the place to revitalize your new or renovated outdoor living space a reality.


Carecraft Annual Meeting  

February 20-24 | Marco Island, FL

The Carecraft Annual Meeting brings Members and Vendors together in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere where the latest products, techniques, and tips are shared by industry leaders. 


C410: Advanced Pool Construction  

February 22 | Orlando, FL
Everything Under the Sun Expo
8 hours | 0.8 IACET | 8 PHTA CEUs
$699 PHTA Member | $999 Non-Member

This course is an advanced construction one-day school intended to discuss advanced soil mechanics, difficult site solutions, and more advanced concrete science than presented in the basic C201: GENESIS® CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL: Concrete Pools. The course also delves into alternative pool construction materials, major defect repair, and the rehabilitation of old pools. This is a required course to become a Certified Master Pool Builder ® Design Professional.


PHTA Leadership Certificate Program Powered by Cornell University - Part 3  

February 1 - May 4
Virtual

PHTA has teamed up with Cornell University to deliver to you a private leadership learning experience. Through a series of four on-demand courses and two live-virtual events with colleagues and a Cornell professor, you are sure to learn the necessary leadership and management skills needed to elevate your career. With the tumultuous times we are facing, brushing up and constantly honing these skills is necessary to stay ahead, motivate your team, and continue to drive your company to success.

Part 3 takes place February 22 - March 7.


E245: Standards, Codes, and Ordinances; A Builder's Guide to Proper Implementation  

February 23 | Orlando, FL
Everything Under the Sun Expo
8 hours | 0.8 IACET | 8 PHTA CEUs
$699 PHTA Member | $999 Non-Member

Codes and standards come at us from all sides, it seems, and every year or so those codes and standards are updated, creating a feeling of being lost in the woods for contractors, designers, enforcement, and permitting agencies. In this course, we’ll differentiate between codes, standards, and ordinances. Examine what these documents require of all parties affected by them and conclude with providing background and intent on the provisions within these documents. This is a required course to become a Certified Expert Pool Builder & Design Professional.


Everything Under the Sun Expo  

February 24-25 | Orlando, FL

Come for professional growth and learning while sharing your knowledge to help build the next generation of Pool Pros. The Everything Under the Sun Expo has passed the 50 year mark! It all began in 1972 as the Florida Pool Show, a small tabletop event. Over the years it was also known as the Florida Pool Show and the Orlando Pool Show and now the Everything Under the Sun Expo. There will be a fantastic selection of classes, the exhibit, and the popular Friday Night Party.


C201: GENESIS® CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL: Concrete Pools  

March 1-3 | Hamilton, NJ
Co-hosted with NESPA
24 hours | 2.4 IACET CEUs | 24 PHTA CEUs
$2,090 PHTA Member / $2,590 Non-member

This comprehensive construction school is the only program that satisfies the education requirement to sit for CBP exam. Attendees spend three days with a team of expert faculty learning all of the necessary disciplines for building a structurally sound water vessel. Topics covered include site analysis, introductory fluid engineering, geotechnical and structural engineering that includes a review of difficult sites, shotcrete, waterproofing, tile, interior finishes, coping, and concrete decking.


C260: GENESIS® CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL: Vinyl Liner/Fiberglass Pools  

March 1-3 | Hamilton, NJ
Co-hosted with NESPA
24 hours | 2.4 IACET CEUs | 24 PHTA CEUs
$2,090 PHTA Member / $2,590 Non-member

Whether a pool is concrete, vinyl liner, or fiberglass, the necessities of a properly executed project remain the same. The water vessel requires correct hydraulics, proper installation, code compliance, and a desired aesthetic. To meet the educational demands of an increasing market, GENESIS® now offers a 24-hour Vinyl Liner / Fiberglass Pool Construction School. This is a required course to become a Certified Builder Professional.


PHTA Midwest Chapter 2023 Spring Training & Expo  

March 6-10 | Downers Grove, IL

The PHTA Midwest Chapter is hosting a local event that will be loaded with something for everyone! PHTA members and non-members are welcome. Events include PHTA certification training, Pentair training, a WAVE Young Professionals Networking Reception, a vendor expo, and more.


C260: GENESIS® CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL: Vinyl Liner/Fiberglass Pools  

March 8-10 | Downers Grove, IL
In conjunction with PHTA Midwest Chapter
24 hours | 2.4 IACET CEUs | 24 PHTA CEUs
$2,090 PHTA Member / $2,590 Non-member

Whether a pool is concrete, vinyl liner, or fiberglass, the necessities of a properly executed project remain the same. The water vessel requires correct hydraulics, proper installation, code compliance, and a desired aesthetic. To meet the educational demands of an increasing market, GENESIS® now offers a 24-hour Vinyl Liner / Fiberglass Pool Construction School. This is a required course to become a Certified Builder Professional.


C201: GENESIS® CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL: Concrete Pools  

March 20-22 | Birmingham, AL
Master Pools Guild
24 hours | 2.4 IACET CEUs | 24 PHTA CEUs
$2,090 PHTA Member / $2,590 Non-member

This comprehensive construction school is the only program that satisfies the education requirement to sit for CBP exam. Attendees spend three days with a team of expert faculty learning all of the necessary disciplines for building a structurally sound water vessel. Topics covered include site analysis, introductory fluid engineering, geotechnical and structural engineering that includes a review of difficult sites, shotcrete, waterproofing, tile, interior finishes, coping, and concrete decking.


CPSA Western Pool & Spa Show Golf Tournament: Under the Sea!  

March 22 | Long Beach, CA
10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. PT

Join the California Pool & Spa Association (CPSA) at Skylinks at Long Beach Golf Course for a special golf tournament open to everyone in the pool, spa, and hot tub industry! Come to town a day early for the Western Pool & Spa Show and spend the day on the golf course networking with your industry colleagues and clients. Proceeds benefit CPSA's grassroots advocacy efforts and the CPSA Industry Defense Fund. Sign up your company or IPSSA Chapter for a foursome or sponsorship!


Western Pool & Spa Show  

March 23-25 | Long Beach, CA

The pool industry is rapidly changing and the Western Pool & Spa Show is here to help you! The Western Pool & Spa Show, at the Long Beach Convention Center, consists of the industry’s largest seminar schedule. We provide classes from basics to the most advanced in both English and Spanish. We have an expansive exhibit floor, with valuable prize giveaways every hour.


PHTA Day on the Hill  

March 29-30 | Washington, DC
$50 (attendees are responsible for their own travel and hotel expenses)

The PHTA Day on the Hill is back! Every day, Members of Congress work on legislation that impacts our industry. The PHTA Day on the Hill educates you on how to effectively advocate for the pool, spa, and hot tub industry; brings you face-to face with policymakers; and gives you an opportunity to discuss issues important to you. The experience also allows you to build relationships with Congressional offices and convey our industry’s story and the impact we have on the national economy.

PHTA and its federal lobbyist DCLRS will arrange all meetings on your behalf, including large and small group visits with members of Congress and their staff. This event is designed to provide each individual with a valuable experience; from those who have never been to the Hill, to the veterans who've traveled every hallway. PHTA will tailor meetings to each person to make sure your voice is used effectively.


PHTA Leadership Certificate Program Powered by Cornell University - Part 4  

February 1 - May 4
Virtual

PHTA has teamed up with Cornell University to deliver to you a private leadership learning experience. Through a series of four on-demand courses and two live-virtual events with colleagues and a Cornell professor, you are sure to learn the necessary leadership and management skills needed to elevate your career. With the tumultuous times we are facing, brushing up and constantly honing these skills is necessary to stay ahead, motivate your team, and continue to drive your company to success.

Part 4 takes place March 29 - April 11.


PHTA Leadership Certificate Program Powered by Cornell University - Part 5  

February 1 - May 4
Virtual

PHTA has teamed up with Cornell University to deliver to you a private leadership learning experience. Through a series of four on-demand courses and two live-virtual events with colleagues and a Cornell professor, you are sure to learn the necessary leadership and management skills needed to elevate your career. With the tumultuous times we are facing, brushing up and constantly honing these skills is necessary to stay ahead, motivate your team, and continue to drive your company to success.

Part 5 takes place April 19 - May 2.


C201: GENESIS® CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL: Concrete Pools  

May 1-4 | Virtual
6 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET
16 hours | 1.6 IACET CEUs | 16 PHTA CEUs
$2,090 PHTA Member / $2,590 Non-member

This comprehensive construction school is the only program that satisfies the education requirement to sit for CBP exam. Attendees spend four nights with a team of expert faculty learning all of the necessary disciplines for building a structurally sound water vessel. Topics covered include site analysis, introductory fluid engineering, geotechnical and structural engineering that includes a review of difficult sites, shotcrete, waterproofing, tile, interior finishes, coping, and concrete decking. This is a required course to become a Certified Builder Professional.


PHTA Leadership Certificate Program Powered by Cornell University - Part 6  

February 1 - May 4
Virtual

PHTA has teamed up with Cornell University to deliver to you a private leadership learning experience. Through a series of four on-demand courses and two live-virtual events with colleagues and a Cornell professor, you are sure to learn the necessary leadership and management skills needed to elevate your career. With the tumultuous times we are facing, brushing up and constantly honing these skills is necessary to stay ahead, motivate your team, and continue to drive your company to success.

Part 6 takes place May 4.


 

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