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. 

Keynote: CEO Panel

Tuesday, November 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.

Kick-off PSP/Deck Expo with inspiration from leaders at top manufacturing companies with a CEO Panel on opening morning. This is a phenomenal opportunity to hear about current trends and expectations for the future of our industry

Welcome Party

Tuesday, November 15 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

An attendee favorite! The Welcome Party is a networking event on the first evening of the show. Happening on Tuesday, November 15, attendees and vendors can mingle with colleagues, and enjoy food, drinks, and entertainment with a spectacular view from the third floor outdoor terrace at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Million Dollar Pool Design Challenge

Wednesday, November 16, in a show-floor session

Based on a fictitious scenario, designers create an ultimate outdoor oasis with a million-dollar budget. For the first time, designers can win a top prize of $10,000 thanks to Lead Sponsor, Riverflow Pumps by Current Systems.

NEW! Breakfast of Champions Powered by PHTA

Wednesday, November 16, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

A new relationship-and idea-building event that connects industry subject matter experts with a group of peers for a deep dive into solutions around a specific topic.

PHTA WAVE Young Professionals Network Event

Tuesday, November 15, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

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. And be sure to stick around and enjoy the Welcome Party!

GENESIS® Annual Family Reunion & Winemaker Dinner

Wednesday, November 16, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Join GENESIS® for an unforgettable evening at Celebrity Cars Las Vegas. This unique venue is home to millions of dollars’ worth of rare and exotic cars, motorcycles, and more. After taking in the dazzling displays, enjoy a chef-curated four-course dinner expertly paired with an amazing selection of wines from Three Wine Company, featuring winemaker Matt Cline. 

Pool Nation Awards™ 

Wednesday, November 16, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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

This year the awards will encompass 24 different categories, including Pool Guy and Pool Girl of the year, Sales Rep of the year, Pool Builder of the year, Variable Speed Pump of the year and many more. We have also partnered with Pool Pro Magazine to showcase dual awards to some of the Pool Pro's 30 under 40 recipients and awards will be featured on Pool Pro Mag.

Heritage Pool Supply Group Benefit Concert

Tuesday, November 15 from  7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Pat Green and Lee Brice will play exclusively for PSP/Deck Expo attendees and exhibitors. This Heritage Cares Foundation event benefits Swim Across America and Step Into Swim. Join the Heritage Pool Supply Group at the House of Blues for an amazing night of
entertainment, fun, and fundraising. Free to attend, but registration required.

Booza-POOL-Ooza: Networking Happy Hour

Wednesday, November 16 from  4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Because it’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right? Meet or get reacquainted with colleagues while you enjoy complimentary light snacks and beverages during this friendly mixer, directly in the Expo Hall. Or bring out your competitive side with games of cornhole.