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Special Events

Make connections you'll never forget.

The International Pool I Spa I Patio Expo, co-located with DeckExpo 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

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

More info coming soon.


The Million Dollar Pool Design Challenge

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 Expo/DeckExpo 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.

GENESIS® Annual Family Reunion & Winemaker Dinner

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.

More info coming soon.

Welcome Party
Pool Prize Party

Welcome Party

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

At the Welcome Party, attendees and exhibitors can network, see a great view of the Dallas skyline, and enjoy complimentary beer, wine, and appetizers.

Trolleys will be available to take folks back and forth from the Omni Hotel (the host hotel). 

Pool Prize Party

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.