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Southwest P&S Show Looking For Speakers

Pool & spa service professionals are invited to contribute to the industry and share their technical knowledge and business expertise with other industry professionals during the 2014 Southwest Pool & Spa Show. 

The show will be held in San Antonio, Texas, at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center from Jan. 15 to 19. 

Those who are chosen to speak would do so during the conference dates, which are slated for Jan.16, 17 and 18. 

The show’s education committee is looking for speakers who have technical and/or business knowledge on current topics that are relevant in the pool and spa industry today. 

The fast-approaching application deadline is Aug.8. Candidates may apply online at the show’s website: 

Applicants may also contact Tom Blumenkamp, the education chairman for the show, to receive the application in word format or to get more information: Email Blumenkamp at or call 281-455-5567. 

The application requires candidates to provide a brief description of their topic, the desired learning objectives, the length of time needed and the content level. 

Speakers may use audio/visual equipment, but those who plan to speak on any technical subjects are asked to avoid product-specific discussions. 

If selected, the show’s education committee will ask speakers to electronically submit their attendee handout and presentation one month prior to the show.


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