The Pool & Spa Show 2023

Presented by the Northeast Spa and Pool Association

Jan. 24-26, 2023

Atlantic City Convention Center

1 Convention Boulevard,

Atlantic City, New Jersey


We’ve highlighted all the education hot tub retailers will want to take in at the Boardwalk City this January.

NEW: VIP Experience Pass Available only for NESPA/PHTA members, this new pass includes full access to the technical and business passes; a VIP pass to the welcome party; access to new VIP lounges throughout the show and conference; and an exclusive on-floor reception. VIP pass holders will also receive a preshow swag bag and 30-day post-show access to online, on-demand show content from the exhibitors and speakers.

Pre-show Education

PHTA Certified Hot Tub Technician (CHTT) 

Sunday – Monday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tuesday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Members: $795 | Non-Members: $1,025

The Certified Hot Tub Technician exam can be taken on Tuesday following the class. Visit phta.org for complete details regarding program and exam requirements. All materials, exam and hot tub manual included.

Full-day Workshops

What’s Next? Creating Certainty 

in an Uncertain World 

presented by Guy Gruenberg

monday, jan. 23

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Members: $375 | Non-Members: $475

Creating a roadmap for your business success will give you the tools you need to adapt to a constantly changing marketplace. Strategic planning doesn’t have to be a slow and tedious process. This fast-paced workshop will reveal a new approach to analyzing your market, your business and new opportunities. 

Women in the Industry: Staying Afloat Together 

Facilitated by Anne Obarski

monday, jan. 23

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Members: $375 | Non-Members: $475

This workshop is a collaborative look at strategies and methods to keep yourself above water in the pool and spa industry. You’ll learn directly from women who work in all aspects of this industry how they’ve dealt with professional challenges and the lessons they’ve learned along the way. Coffee and lunch is provided.

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PHTA WAVE Network Young Professionals Thriving in An Unknown Future

Monday, Jan. 23 

5 – 6 p.m.

Welcome Party

7 – 10 p.m. 

The Saloon Bar at the Wild Wild West (Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino)

900 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, New Jersey 

Ticket: $25


Detailed Overview of Employee Handbook & Importance of Job Description


9 – 10:30 a.m.

Developing Leaders from Within


9 – 10:30 a.m.

Confronting 2023’s Critical Issues: Strategies and Tactics for Getting Work, Retaining Employees and Keeping Profits


1 – 4:15 p.m.

So You Want to Be a Master Salesperson

tuesday jan. 24

1:30 – 3 p.m.

Team Up for Success: How a Culture Can Cure Your Staff Needs

wednesday jan. 25

8:30 – 11:45 a.m.

Video Tips and Tricks on How to Create Stellar Videos and Use for Every Stage of the Buyer’s Journey

wednesday jan. 25

1 – 4:15 p.m.