Advanced Registration is Closed. 

You can register on-site starting Tuesday, January 16th

**Click here for the 2018 Attendee Brochure **


Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Show. Following is a list of courses scheduled for the 2018 Mid America Show. 


Wednesday, January 17th   8:30am -10:00am                                       Click here for Course Overviews


Marketing Game Changes for 2018!

Pam Vinje, Small Screen Producers

Pool Construction Techniques 

Rick Woemmel

Water Chemistry - The Fundamentals  Free!

Paul Gillio, Lonza

Basic Electricity

Dick Hoover Pentair


Understanding Basic Hydraulics

Keith Roberts, Hayward


Pool Surface Forensics 101

Greg Garrison, NPC


Wednesday, January 17th  10:15am - 11:45am                                  Click here for Course Overviews

Hot Water Chemistry

Paul Gillio, Lonza


Hydraulic Designs for Performance: energy efficiency, safety & code compliance

Steve Barnes, AquatStar


The Buzz About Fiberglass Pools

         Fiberglass Pool Council, Bill Khamis & Ed Vondell, Thursday Pools,LLC

Retail MarketPlace Edge: One on One Professional Testing

Gigi Carter, Lonza


Valuation & Exit Strategies for Family owned Pool & Spa Businesses

Rod Sterling, Sterling Advisory Group


Pool Pumps: Size Does Matter

Dick Hoover, Pentair


Thursday, January 18   8:30am -11:45am                                        Click here for Course Overview

Intermediate Water Chemistry

Paul Gillio, Lonza

Thursday, January 18      8:30am -10:00am                                                               Click here for Course Overviews

Algae- Identifying and Defying it

Chris Marcano, NC Brands

Pool Openings & Closings

Rick Woemmel, Bi- State Pools

Basic Troubleshooting for Gas Heaters

Keith Roberts, Hayward


Pool Surface Forensics 201

Greg Garrison, NPC

Afraid of Selling Automatic Pool Covers??

Bruce Holmes, APC


Analyze More than your Bottom Line

Leah Williamson, Evosus


Thursday, January 19       10:15am - 11:45am                                Cllick here for Course Overviews


Pool Surface Forensics 301

Greg Garret, NPC

Coping: For Beginners and Beyond

Dave Rethemeyer, Federal Stone

Heat Pumps Explained

Eric Gabrielson, Raypak


What Does Your Company Want to be?

Dennis Chapman


Upcoming VGB Requirements and Standard Revisions

Steve Barnes, AquaStar

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Manufacturer & Specialized Training    Click Here


 Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsors

 Zodiac and CP logos MidAmericaTS v1

Belargo Banner

 Fiberglass Pool Sponsor

ThursdayPools new

Partner Sponsors




2018 Show Schedule

Monday, January 15
Pentair Training
CPO Course New!

Tuesday, January 16
Exhibitor Move in
Pentair Training (cont)
Zodiac Academy (cont)
CPO Course (cont)

Wednesday, January 17
Show Education

Show Floor Open 11-5p
Show Party

Thursday, January 18 
Show Education
Show Floor Open 10-2p

2018 Exhibitor Information

Click here for the 2018 Exhibitor Contract

Click here for the 2018 Floor Plan