The PHTA Greater Austin Chapter is dedicated to promoting the quality, professionalism and success of the swimming pool industry in the central Texas area. All members have agreed to adhere to the PHTA Code of Ethics.
The Austin PHTA Chapter meets on the third Thursday of every month, eight times a year, at DAVE & BUSTERS, which is near the Arboretum in North Austin. (9333 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78759). (We do NOT meet in the month of May, June or August, because most pool companies are busy getting ready for Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day. In December, we often have a Christmas party, usually sometime in the first week of the month).
Our meetings are structured as follows:
6:15 p.m. Informal Industry Networking
6:45 p.m. Buffet Dinner is served
7:00 p.m. Meeting begins. Self-Introductions & Industry news
7:15 p.m. "Builder's Corner" (local news affecting local pool builders)
7:25 p.m. Special / Keynote Presentation (typically from a manufacturer, a technologist, or some other industry executive, official or specialist)
8:30 p.m. Meeting adjourns
The meeting room fee is $30 for IPSSA, APEC and APSP Members and guests, and $40 for non-members. Dinner is INCLUDED in the meeting fee.
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) is the world’s oldest and largest association representing swimming pool, spa, and hot tub manufacturers, manufacturers’ agents, builders, designers, distributors, suppliers, installers, retailers, and service technicians. Dedicated to the growth and development of its members’ businesses and to promoting the enjoyment and safety of pools and spas, APSP offers a range of services, from professional development to advancing key legislation and regulation at all levels, to consumer outreach and public safety. APSP is the only industry organization recognized by the American National Standards Institute to develop and promote national standards for pools, hot tubs, and spas.
APSP enhances the business success of its member professionals and ensures consumer safety through: