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Industry Research

PHTA provides members with current industry research needed to plan for the future and stay ahead of the competition.

To operate profitably in this market, you must get regular business intelligence that will keep you up to date on significant industry developments—and help you quickly identify all-important growth opportunities.

Quarterly Pulse Surveys

The PHTA quarterly pulse surveys are brief touchpoints that will identify trends in hiring, revenue generation, project back-logs, and sentiment on future earnings. These surveys take only a minute or two to fill out and are mobile-friendly, and will serve as quarterly updates on business performance in the pool, spa, and hot tub industry.

The only way to access this valuable information is to participate! Participants receive free, personalized reports each quarter to better understand where their business stands.

Business Operations Survey Flier

2024 Business Operations Survey

The PHTA Business Operations Survey, an annual benchmarking tool for the pool and hot tub industry, opens the door to new business insight that will take your business to the next level. Those who participate in the survey will receive access to a free, personalized report that provides a valuable benchmark comparison between their company and the overall industry, at no cost.

PHTA Members: Click here to watch our free webinar on the 2024 Business Operations Survey results, led by our research partners Industry Insights.

Participants: Your survey results will be available soon!

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Pool & Hot Tub Industry Trends Weather Report - Q1 2024

We are happy to share a Q1 2024 Weather Report video update from our economist at Industry Insights. The PHTA Quarterly Pulse Report comes out four times per year and reports on trends in hiring, revenue generation, project back-logs, and sentiment on future earnings.

PHTA Economic Impact Study

Released in November 2023, the PHTA Economic Impact Study, prepared by Pkdata, presents the overall economic impact of the swimming pool and hot tub industry on the United States economy during 2022. The study outlines the influence of the industry in several areas: new construction, remodel/renovation and repair, retail/accessory, and services.


Economic Impact Study

PHTA Market Report

Released in September 2023, the PHTA Market Report, prepared by Pkdata, offers more than 80 pages of information and statistics on the residential inground and aboveground markets, labor, equipment and raw materials, hot tub sales, and more.


Market Report

2023 Business Operations Survey Report

The 2023 Business Operations Survey Report presents a detailed analysis of key operating data of PHTA's members, including builders, service companies, maintenance companies, retailers, and spa retailers. Based on confidential surveys completed by 232 members in early 2023, the Report examines changing trends in business operations. 

2023 Business Operations Survey Results Infographics
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Pool & Hot Tub Alliance Strategic Partners:

  • Biolab
  • Fluidra
  • Hayward
  • Heritage Pool Supply Group
  • Lou
  • Lyon Financial
  • Pentair
  • WatkinsWellness
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