Hosted Buyer Program - PSP Expo

The Hosted Buyer Program is aligned with the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo's goal of attracting even more qualified attendees to the exposition.

Previously open to only spa/hot tub dealers, the program has become more inclusive. High-volume buyers from all segments of the industry are encouraged to apply to become a hosted buyer.

 Hosted Buyer Perks:

  • Two free nights hotel accommodations
  • Free Conference Super Pass
  • Access to the Welcome Party and Metrostudy's Pool Study Report Presentation
  • Access to the VIP Lounge at the event including:
    •  Wifi
    • Refreshments
    • Private meeting space
  • Express badge pick-up at the event

Hosted Buyer Expectations:

  • Request appointments with 5 exhibitors at least one month prior using the registration system
  • Check into the VIP Lounge at the event, located outside the exhibit hall
  • Complete post-show survey at the event, to be sent within one week of the event

Nominations for the Hosted Buyer Program will open in early July. Hosted Buyers will be selected by September 15, 2018.


Contact Patricia Studebaker, Hosted Buyer Manager, at

Rules & Regulations:

  • Must be involved in purchasing decisions
  • Preference for hosted buyers will be based on purchasing volume and prior attendance
  • Hosted Buyers and VIP guests will be selected by Show Management
  • Private meeting space and refreshments are available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • For Hosted Buyers, only hotel room and tax are covered. Show Management determines hotel. A credit card will be required to cover any incidentals and Show Management is not responsible for any charges made to the room. If you register and book your hotel, you will be charged if you do not attend the exposition
  • VIP program not applicable to Manufacturing Agents/Dealers, non-exhibiting Manufacturers/Distributors or Wholesaler registrations. VIP program applies to new registrations only; no refunds issued for pre-existing registrations. 
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