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Apply to Speak at PSP/Deck Expo 2024

The Call for Presentations for PSP/Deck Expo is now open. If you have valuable insights and expertise to share, now is the time to prepare
and submit your proposal.

Our Education Advisory Board is dedicated to curating an enriching conference program. We value your input and encourage you to contribute your ideas, ensuring a diverse range of learning opportunities for all attendees.

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024


Key Info

Conference: November 12-14, 2024 (Pre-Show Education: November 9-11)


Location: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center | Dallas, Texas

Audience: Pool Builders, Deck Builders, Pool/Spa/Outdoor Living Retailers, Service Technicians, Outdoor Living Designers, Residential Contractors, Business Owners, and Project Managers, among other professionals in the pool, spa, decking, and outdoor living industries.


Guidelines & Recommendations

While all ideas are welcome, the following course topics have been identified to be of interest to our audience and those submissions that fit the following criteria will be given more weight.

Business

Projections, Challenges, and Solutions; Labor Issues; Succession Planning

Design/Construction

Engineering, Plaster, Project Profiles, Soil / Site Work, Steel Framing, Illumination

Outdoor Living

Design Elements, Architectural Landscape, Pool Design Concepts, Hardscape, Louvered Roofs

Retail

Merchandising, Sales and Data, Showroom Design

Service

Alternative Sanitation, Efficiency, Inspections, Leaks, Specialty Chemicals



Selection Criteria

Presentations must show evidence of material that will make a significant contribution to the development of attendees’ professional
capabilities and knowledge of the field. 

  • Four, well-defined learning objectives that can be readily implemented in the workplace   
  • "How-To" sessions that stimulate and provide attendees with new skills, technology, or processes
  • Practical and forward-thinking content that will promote interactive exchange of ideas
  • Presenter with strong speaking experience and in-depth knowledge of topic and audience needs  

Submission Acceptance

The PSP/Deck Expo Advisory Board will begin reviewing session submissions in late March 2024. Historically, several new submissions are received and reviewed each year, not will be selected. Speakers will be notified via e-mail regarding final decisions in late May 2024. Selected speakers will receive confirmation documents outlining roles, responsibilities, and requirements to prepare for their presentation.


A Note to Exhibitors

Companies wanting to submit a presentation for consideration must be participating as exhibitors in PSP/Deck Expo 2024. To exhibit in the show, contact [email protected].


Need Help? Have a Question?

If you have any questions regarding the submission process, please contact Krissy Adams, Conference Manager, at [email protected].