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Share Ideas & Build Professional Relationships all while Boosting Your Business.

Northeast Spa & Pool Association is your best resource! NESPA is your connection to networking, marketing tools, benefits, strategies and products that will help ensure the success of your business and your future.

3 Associations working for you

When you join the Northeast Spa & Pool Association (NESPA) you also become a member of the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) and your local chapter. That’s three associations for ONE membership fee. 

Northeast Spa & Pool Assoication

Regional association with members located in eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, south-eastern New York, and Connecticut.

Focused on the specific needs of the pool & spa industry in the northeast by providing;

  • training & education
  • professional networking
  • government relations
  • industry news
  • connections with consumers

For more than three decades, the Pool & Spa Show in Atlantic City has been powered by NESPA.

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA)

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is our national association.  All members of NESPA automatically become members of PHTA and have access to all of the national association's member benefits.

For more than half a century, PHTA has been serving members and the public with critical industry knowledge that ranges from sound regulatory practice to industry trends and sonsumer attitudes.  

Your Local Chapter

NESPA members also are members of their local trade association.  Local Chapters offer valuable benefits designed to meet the unique needs of companies located in that area. 


Being a part of the industry’s leading professional association gives your business credibility when dealing with prospective customers and helps you stand apart from the competition. Members are able to use the NESPA logo on marketing materials including your website, print brochures and business cards.

The Association also promotes the benefits of pool and spa ownership to consumers in the Northeast through a comprehensive, ongoing consumer outreach campaign.

NESPA is the owner and producer of The Pool & Spa Show (formerly The Atlantic City Pool & Spa Show), one of the swimming pool industry's largest events.  

Member Directory

The outreach campaign drives consumers to our online pool and spa professional locator that connects consumers right to professionals in their area. Our members get a FREE listing in this directory and find the locator to be a great lead generator.

Marketing Toolkit

You've asked and we've answered!  NESPA has compiled essential marketing tips to help boost your business.  These tips are from top marketing professionals who have written for our magazine, The Edge, or have presented at The Pool & Spa Show.  We've taken their insights and created easy to follow and use tip sheets.

Money Savings Program

As a NESPA member, you will also receive membership in your local chapter and the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA). Learn more about PHTA Discount Programs.

NESPA Exclusive Member Programs

The Edge

As a member of NESPA you will receive print and online access to the Edge, the regions quarterly magazine featuring the latest updates industry.

Industry Survey

NESPA regularly surveys attendees at The Pool & Spa Show in Atlantic City in order to hihglight trends in the industry. Click to review key trends or compare results prove previous surveys.

Advocacy & Representations

The Northeast Pool & Spa Association is your voice on legislation and regulations impacting our industry. The Association monitors legislation across the region and represents the pool and spa industry when these important actions are being debated.

The Pool & Spa Show

Your One-Stop for Education and Industry Connections

For over 30 years, the Northeast Spa and Pool Association has powered The Pool & Spa Show. With a variety of courses, covering the key industry topics you are looking for, the Show simplifies your employee training process and helps you get everyone ready in one place. Meet with trusted exhibitors that have years of industry experience as well as companies offering the latest innovations in the pool and spa industry.

Association members receive discounted pricing for the Show education program and exclusive recognition at the Show including special gifts and member-only programs.

Training and Education

From pool openings to pool closings and everything in between, the Northeast Spa and Pool Association provides year round education to give you the business and technical skills you need to compete successfully in a field as demanding as the pool, spa, and hot tub industry.

NESPA’s Professional Training Institute provides ongoing education on technical and business topics for the beginner up to the seasoned professional. Courses offered at our training facility provide hands-on training on technical topics. The Association also offers certification courses that meet licensing and other local requirements.

NESPA also develops the Education Conference at The Pool & Spa Show each year. The program includes over 70 technical and business courses covering the latest training topics to help you stay ahead of your competition.

Update Email Newsletter

The Update is NESPA's monthly e-newsletter which highlight's association activities, breaking industry news and insights on business topics.  Below are links to the most recent editions.  If you are looking for an article and aren't able to find it, please contact NESPA at info@nespapool.org.

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