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Special Events

Make connections you'll never forget.


PSP/Deck Expo offers a wealth of special events throughout the week, designed to create networking opportunities for attendees to mix and mingle with peers, colleagues, friends, mentors, and vendors. Attendees are encouraged to enrich their on-site experience by attending these events. 


PHTA WAVE Young Professionals Network Event

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Join us to network and socialize with your fellow young professionals. Admission includes select alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and appetizers. Registration is free, but space is limited, so reserve your ticket when registering for the show. 


The Million Dollar Pool Design Challenge

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Are you up for this year's challenge? The clients and their long list of requirements are fictitious but the contest is real. Design the ultimate outdoor oasis with a million-dollar budget.

Five finalists, including one student, will be selected to receive a trip to the PSP/Deck Expo where they will be present their rendering to their peers. Voting will be live and the winning designer will receive a $5,000 cash prize.


Pool Nation Awards

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The Pool Nation Awards™ recognizes companies, products, and individuals in various categories in the service and repair industry and are chosen by leading Pool Pros in the industry. These Pool Pros are industry experts and represent the best of the best.


GENESIS® Annual Family Reunion & Winemaker Dinner

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Engage with fellow GENESIS® students, sponsors, faculty, and industry personnel on this special occasion. Enjoy some incredible wines and relish an extraordinary 4-course meal.


Welcome Party

Welcome Party

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Join your colleagues and kick off the week! The Welcome Party will be at a fun local spot and feature food, drinks, and entertainment!

At the Welcome Party, attendees and exhibitors can network, and enjoy complimentary beer, wine, and appetizers.


Pool Prize Party

Pool Prize Party

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The Pool Prize Party will wrap up the last day of the show with tons of laughter, excitement, and giveaways. Displayed within the Product Showcase will be various products in the Pool Prize Party.

As an attendee, you will receive a raffle ticket to enter for a chance to win prizes. Collect additional tickets (and increase your chance of winning!) by visiting booths of participating exhibitors.


Pool Prize Party

BBQ Bash

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We’ll fire up the grill, and attendees can kick up their feet and enjoy a chill area. Once the expo hall closes on Wednesday, the BBQ Bash starts, outdoors, in the Grill + Chill Area.

Attendees can network, enjoy refreshments, and devour the goodies being roasted, grilled, poached, and more.