Deadline Alert! 2022 Awards

Sep 1, 2022

Get recognized for the amazing work your company did this year. There are only a few weeks left to submit your entries to the 2022 Outstanding Achievement Awards.

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NESPA Welcomes the 2022-23 Board of Directors

Sep 1, 2022

NESPA inducted its 2022-2023 Board of Directors at the Association's Annual Membership Meeting held earlier this month.

Our new Board President, Julie Kazdin, was joined by her father, George Kazdin, who also served as NESPA President in 1986.

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NESPA:  New Depths

Sep 1, 2022

In this episode, Dominick chats with Chuck Rienzi, founder of Aquatic Artists. After years of working in the landscape business, he evolved into creating ponds for his clients.

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NESPA Partner: OMG New Digital Marketing

Sep 1, 2022

With fall here and the economy in a different spot than last year, pool and spa professionals, like most small businesses are looking ahead with some trepidation. After enjoying a strong post-pandemic boom in the industry, providers are now looking ahead at a more normal course of business in most markets. This extends to planning marketing and advertising spend for the off-season and into 2023.

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Get Ready for AC!

Sep 1, 2022

Start planning now for the 2023 Pool & Spa Show in Atlantic City! GegggadfgRegistration will open soon, so now is the time to consider which team members will attend and what skills you'd like them to gain. Taking place on January 24-26 (with seminars starting even earlier), this is the Show that will get you ready for the upcoming season. To accommodate the high demand for education at the Show, we will again offer sessions in the morning and afternoon. 

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Get Certified!

Aug 1, 2022

To meet the educational demands of an increasing market, GENESIS® now offers a 24-hour Vinyl Liner/Fiberglass Pool Construction School. Join PHTA and NESPA next month in New Jersey for C260: GENESIS® CONSTRUCTION SCHOOL: Vinyl Liner/Fiberglass Pools.

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Meet Us in Atlantic City

Aug 1, 2022

Mark your calendars for the 2023 Pool & Spa Show – January 24-26 in Atlantic City, New Jersey! This is YOUR Show – created for the pool & spa industry by the pool & spa industry.

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Training Around the Region

Aug 1, 2022

Take advantage of training happening at your local chapters!

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Enter the 2022 Outstanding Achievement Awards

Aug 1, 2022

We are now accepting entries for this year's awards competition. This year's competition includes Retail, Service, and Builders categories, allowing us to honor all aspects of the industry.

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NESPA:  New Depths

Aug 1, 2022

In this episode, Dominick catches up with Jesse Lubar, CEO of OMG National. OMG works with nearly 10,000 small businesses to help them navigate the near-constant evolution of internet marketing.

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Report Unlicensed Contractors

Jul 1, 2022

We know the season is n full swing. If you suspect a contractor is working without the necessary license, let us know so we can report this to the proper authorities.

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OnDemand Resources for Your Team

Jul 1, 2022

The NEW OnDemand Resource Library provides your company with convenient and flexible access to training on key industry topics. 

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NESPA Leaders Meet

Jul 1, 2022

Earlier this month, NESPA's Board of Directors met in New Brunswick, NJ, for its July Board Meeting.

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Training Alert! Winterization

Jul 1, 2022

Make sure your staff is ready for the closing season by attending our annual Winterization Course.

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Enter the 2022 Outstanding Achievement Awards

Jul 1, 2022

We are now accepting entries for this year's awards competition. This year's competition will include Retail, Service, and Builders categories, allowing us to honor all aspects of the industry.

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Rembering John Romano

Jul 1, 2022

Earlier this month, John Romano passed away after a brief battle with cancer. John was a long-time volunteer leader of NESPA, CONSPA, and our national association. He was a three-term president of CONSPA. He served on the NESPA Board and was Board President in 1995.

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NESPA:  New Depths

Jul 1, 2022

In this episode, we visit Loop-Loc headquarters in Hauppauge, NY. Frank Vingerhoets, Director of Professional Services for Loop-Loc, shares how Loop-Loc has evolved since the 1970s and how he found his way into the swimming pool industry through the company.

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2022 Awards Opens Soon!

Jun 1, 2022

Now is the time to start thinking about the projects you want to enter into the 2022 Outstanding Achievement Awards! 

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NESPA:  New Depths

Jun 1, 2022

In this explosive episode, We check back in with Tom Flint of Thomas Flint Landscape Design and Development in this episode. 

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Report Unlicensed Contractors

Jun 1, 2022

We know the season is n full swing.  If you suspect a contractor is working without the necessary license, let us know so we can report this to the proper authorities.  NESPA has an anonymous way for our members to report suspected companies operating without the required licenses needed throughout our region.

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Get Certified!

Jun 1, 2022

Keep your skills sharp with online certification courses offered by NESPA.  Online learning provides the flexibility to learn at your own pace and at times that work best for your schedule. Each of the certification courses from the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance is available in our online learning portal.

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OnDemand Resources for Your Team

Jun 1, 2022

he NEW OnDemand Resource Library provides your company with convenient and flexible access to training on key industry topics. 

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Report Unlicensed Contractors

May 1, 2022

We know the season is in full swing.  If you suspect a contractor is working without the necessary license, let us know so we can report this to the proper authorities. 

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Get Certified!

May 1, 2022

Keep your skills sharp with online certification courses offered by NESPA.  Online learning provides the flexibility to learn at your own pace and at times that work best for your schedule. Each of the certification courses from the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance is available in our online learning portal.

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Member Benefit: Benchmark Payment Network

May 1, 2022

As a member of NESPA, you now can take advantage of Benchmark’s newly Expanded payment processing solutions. Eliminate or significantly reduce your credit card processing costs. Benchmark provides electronic payment services to merchants in all 50 States and Canada. Using Benchmark, NESPA members have a cost-effective approach to merchant bank processing, ACH/E-check processing, and credit card processing with cutting-edge technologies.

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NEW Resources for NESPA Members

May 1, 2022

The NEW OnDemand Resource Library provides your company with convenient and flexible access to training on key industry topics. 

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NESPA:  New Depths

May 1, 2022

In this explosive episode, Dom is joined by Steve Barnes – Director of Science and Compliance for AquaStar Pool Products. You probably know Steve from his years teaching at the Pool & Spa Show, but did you know he spent 30 years as a pyrotechnician – creating and executing full-scale firework displays.

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NEW Resources for NESPA Members

Apr 1, 2022

The NEW OnDemand Resource Library provides your company with convenient and flexible access to training on key industry topics. 

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Get Certified!

Apr 1, 2022

Keep your skills sharp with online certification courses offered by NESPA.  Online learning provides the flexibility to learn at your own pace and at times that work best for your schedule. 

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Report Unlicensed Contractors

Apr 1, 2022

We know the season is n full swing.  If you suspect a contractor is working without the necessary license, let us know so we can report this to the proper authorities.

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Reminder! NJ Plastic Bag Band

Apr 1, 2022

Effective May 4, the ban on the provision or sale of single-use plastic and paper carryout bags goes into effect.  

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NESPA:  New Depths

Apr 1, 2022

In this episode of New Depths, we tackle marketing fundamentals for pool pros with Brett Abbott.  

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Member Spotlight: Sheryl Heather

Nov 1, 2020

 Get to know fellow NESPA members and leaders in a new light! Each month we will put the spotlight on a member of the NESPA community.   Know someone we should profile or interested in being profiled? Email Kelly McKelvey at kmckelvey@nespapool.org. How long have you worked in the pool & spa industry? I set up our retail store in 1986. My professional background was in advertising and marketing, and I was Director of Advertising for a large auto parts franchise, which...

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Member Spotlight: Lisa Segen, Pool Corp

Feb 2, 2021

Member Spotlight: Lisa Segen
Lisa Segen
Pool Corp

How long have you worked in the pool & spa industry?
This is my 21st season

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​Member Spotlight: Ben Basch

Mar 1, 2021

Member Spotlight: Ben Basch

Ben Basch
American Pool

How long have you worked in the pool & spa industry?

I started in the industry as a lifeguard thirty-five years ago. I began working full-time in the swimming pool service after college, and that was 26 years ago.

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Member Spotlight

Sep 1, 2021

Mike Todd
Rainbow Pools and Living Art Design

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NESPA Member Benefits

Mar 1, 2022

Everyone has been busy, so we wanted to remind you of TWO new benefit programs we've launched that offer real value to NESPA members and can help you with your business right now.

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Get Inspired

Mar 1, 2022

As your season gets into full swing, get inspired by the work of your peers around the region.

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Report Unlicensed Contractors

Mar 1, 2022

If you suspect a contractor is working without the necessary license, let us know so we can report this to the proper authorities.

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The Edge Magazine Online

Mar 1, 2022

The latest digital edition of The Edge is available now! Click here to start reading the entire issue. You can also click on the headlines below to go straight to this issue's top features. Thank you for reading!

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Get Certified!

Mar 1, 2022

Keep your skills sharp with online certification courses offered by NESPA. Online learning provides the flexibility to learn at your own pace and at times that work best for your schedule. Each of the certification courses from the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance is available in our online learning portal.

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NESPA:  New Depths

Mar 1, 2022

In this episode of New Depths, Dom is joined by Amy Rullo (past president of NESPA and current president of the Penn-Jersey Chapter) and Sarah Garrahan (past president of Penn-Jersey Chapter.

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Spring Training

Feb 1, 2022

It's training season at NESPA! Make sure your team is ready to hit the ground running this year. Register now to make sure you don't miss out.

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NESPA: New Depths

Feb 1, 2022

We kick off season 2 of New Depths with Jim Dorsey of Kayden Manufacturing. Jim's path into the pool industry is one of the most unique we've heard, but somehow it makes complete sense.

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Get on the Fast Track to PHTA Builder Certifications

Feb 1, 2022

We are excited to welcome PHTA/Genesis to our headquarters for five full days of learning. They will be offering two of their builders' pathway courses.

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NESPA Member Benefits

Feb 1, 2022

Everyone has been busy, so we wanted to remind you of TWO new benefit programs we've launched that offer real value to NESPA members and can help you with your business right now.

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