International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo sets seminars, special events

Genesis 3 to provide education

Pool, spa and backyard professionals who want to increase their knowledge of watershape design and construction should plan to attend the 2010 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo in Las Vegas, where the Genesis 3 Design Group will present a selection of educational seminars and special events.

The show will take place Nov. 3-5 in the Bayside Halls at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Covering the dynamic and diverse nature of the pool, spa and watershape design and construction industry, the Genesis 3 Design Group will present nine seminars as part of the Expo's core educational program.

On Wednesday, Nov. 3, from 8-9:30 a.m., classes include "Shotcrete Applications - Guides and Techniques as Stipulated by the American Concrete Institute and Genesis 3," "The Beauty of Glass Tile" and "Waterproofing Applications, and Pool Project Sales and Design, The Interview."

Held from 8-9:15 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4, seminars include, "Color Theory in Finish Materials," and "The Art in Closing More Deals - Rethinking the Sales Process."

Also on Thursday, Nov. 4, "Renovation and Remodeling of Existing Pools and Spas - Part A: Options and Design" will take place from 8-11 a.m.

On the final day of the show, Friday, Nov. 5, "Startups: The $64,000 Answer," will be held from 8-9:15 a.m., while "Renovation and Remodeling of Existing Pools & Spas - Part B: Engineering and Construction," and "The Beauty of the Edge: Vanishing Edges, Perimeter Overflows and Wet Deck Projects," take place from 8-11 a.m.

"The nine seminars offered by Genesis 3 provide an unparalleled opportunity to sharpen their skills," said Brian Van Bower, president and co-founder of Genesis 3. "Attendees who want to see a real difference in their business success should register now before these classes sell out."

In addition to the educational seminars, Genesis 3 will also feature two events on the show floor. The Genesis 3 Pavilion will feature hundreds of products and services targeting builders and designers. Participating exhibitors include AquaCal-AutoPilot, Clearwater Tech, Structure Studios, Pebble Technology, Lightstreams Glass Tile, Aquamatic Cover System, Scottsdale Water Design, ZIPLEVEL/Technidea Corporation, BioNova Natural Pools, Longust Pool & Patio Tile, Garden Prairie Pool & Spa Enclosures, Morton Salt, AQUA Magazine, and WaterShapes Magazine, just to name a few.

As part of the Genesis 3 Lifestyle Program, a wine tasting will take place on Thursday, Nov. 4, from 3:30-5 p.m. in booth #414. Attendees will be able to enjoy one-on-one discussions and a glass of wine in a relaxed environment with Stephan Asseo, the French winemaker from L'Aventure in Paso Robles, Calif.

Vino enthusiasts will want to get acquainted with Genesis 3 faculty and members at the annual Genesis 3 Family Reunion & Winemaker Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 4. Taking place at the RM Seafood restaurant in the Mandalay Bay Hotel, the event be held from 7-10 p.m., featuring L'Aventure's full-flavored, award-winning wines and a delectable, state-of-the-art dinner by Chef Rick Moonen.

To read the seminar descriptions, visit to search the full conference schedule by seminar title, track, date, speaker, certification and/or keyword. Registration is required for the Genesis 3 classes and events and can be made at For general show information, visit or call 972.536.6350 or 888.869.8522. For more information about the Genesis 3 seminars or events, please visit or call 877.513.5800.

Additional information about the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo can be found on Facebook at, LinkedIn at and Twitter Twitter users can follow the show using #PoolSpaPatio or @PoolSpaPatio.

To read the seminar descriptions, visit

Registration is required for the Genesis 3 classes and events and can be made at

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