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The Pool and Spa Industry's Choice for Education

PSP/Deck Expo is where thought-leaders come together to deliver the highest standard of education.

Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned professional, there are classes and courses for everyone!  The best value in education is the Conference Super Pass, which includes access to all conference sessions, access to the Expo Hall and all show floor education.

Pre-Show Education 

The PSP/Deck Expo is the event to attend for leading industry education and the most sought-after association certifications. Pre-Show Education runs from Saturday, November 13, to Monday, November 15; and a varity of options are available. Once you've taken a Pre-Show Education course, you can continue your education! All Pre-Show Education courses include a Super Pass or an Expo Pass.

Courses are available from our partners at PHTA, GENESIS, NADRA, Watershapes University, ASA, and NPC.

PHTA Education

All pre-conference education courses from PHTA include a Super Pass

The Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is proud to present PHTA education and training courses as part of the
pre-conference education held at the PSP/Deck Expo each year. 

GENESIS Education

All pre-conference education courses from GENESIS include a Super Pass

GENESIS offers the most comprehensive and powerful curriculum for pool building professionals. Since 1998, we have  brought together the best and the brightest faculty to teach thousands of students in best practices governing proper water vessel design, engineering, and construction.

NADRA Education

All pre-conference education courses from NADRA include an Expo Pass

The mission of the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) is to provide a unified source for the professional development, promotion, growth, and sustenance of the Deck and Railing building industry in North America so that members can exceed the expectations of their customers.

Watershape University Education

All pre-conference education courses from Watershape University include a Super Pass

Watershape University is founded on the premise that a “TEAM” always wins over individual achievement. We believe principled leadership, honesty and integrity, a supportive culture, and altruism will result in personal growth and professional gain for the entire WU TEAM of students, faculty, and corporate partners. 

Education During the Event

The education program is peer-selected by experienced and knowledgeable professionals. In addition to classroom sessions, there are also show floor education sessions and demos.

Core Conference 

The in-depth conference program for this year’s show is packed full of learning opportunities so that YOU can be ready to take your business to the next level.

With 45+ sessions and a wide variety of education tracks to choose from...our conference program can be tailored to meet your specific needs! 

The Core Conference is from November 16-18. Courses are included with a Super Pass, or a Day Pass (on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday)

Show Floor Education

From general business and marketing classes, to panel discussions and live demos the show floor is packed with a large selection of education for all attendees.

These courses are included in all registration types: Super Pass, Expo Pass, and Day Pass.

More Education Options - Speciality Courses & Certification Programs

 PSP/Deck Expo actively works with multiple industry associations for education, including American Shotcrete Associationand National Plasterers Council.

With an affordable conference program, plus these association led-educational courses, and a large selection of free education on the show floor, the PSP/Deck Expo is the market-leading event to attend for continued educational growth.