Conference Tracks

Below, please find the 2018 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo conference program aligned by track.

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Topics will cover all of the best practices; including: fiberglass pool installation, innovative repair techniques, fire features, shotcrete construction, as well as structural and hydraulic considerations. In addition, sessions for commercial builders will be offered to assist in designing and building public facilities.

General Business

Designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas and fuel your creativity; this track includes– business planning, sales, employee management, company culture, viral marketing, social meeting, customer service, scheduling strategies plus specialized learning to position your business for success.


This track features commercial focused learning opportunities to increase the knowledge for current commercial industry professionals, as well as, bridge the gap for residential professionals seeking to commercially expand their businesses.

Outdoor Living

Featuring courses on landscape design and decor, portable hot tubs, fire features, and outdoor kitchens.


Designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas and fuel your creativity, retailer-specific seminar topics include retail stores, social media, company culture, viral marketing, e-commerce websites, cash flow management, energy efficiency, and more.


Learn basic to advanced skills required of a successful service professional including – energy efficiency, best practices, intermediate/advanced water chemistry, water safety, equipment troubleshooting, salt water pools, etc.