If you're a SPASA Vic member and you can't answer that question, you may want to get along to the association's AGM on 8 November and listen to guest speaker Greg Johnson, Principal Consultant of Ascend Business Partners.
Zodiac is rewarding both retail and trade customers this summer. Under the trade-based Freestyle Rewards program, pool shop professionals can earn points and claim rewards when they sell eligible Zodiac products.
Waterco has rounded out 2017 by taking home the coveted SPASA National Training and Excellence Award — adding to three state wins for the Waterco Advance program.
Jonas Leisure has launched a mobile-friendly solution to help leisure and fitness centres manage sales and sell memberships.
Katoomba looks set to be the latest public pool casualty, with locals up in arms over the Blue Mountains City Council proposal to close the 50 m outdoor pool in an effort to curb high maintenance costs.
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SPASA Australia has announced that it will host a series of training courses at the 2018 SPLASH! trade show, which can be used to acquire CPD (continuing professional development) points.
Pilot projects for power demand response have been announced for Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. While this is one way to reduce energy use, SPASA Australia is objecting to the use of demand response for pool pumps.
SPASA Australia has appointed a new sales executive: David Stennett. Stennett will oversee sales for the SPLASH! magazine and expo, as well as bringing his diverse knowledge and skills to the association. Stennett's appointment comes after the resignation of Karen Jacques from the role of national sales manager of SPLASH!, effective 20 October 2017.
SPASA Australia has appointed Australasian Exhibitions and Events (AEE) to manage its Adelaide Pool and Spa Show. The name of the Adelaide show will be changed to the Pool Spa and Outdoor Living Expo, and the date has been brought forward to 24–25 March 2018.
What happens when you encounter a competitor’s shoddy work or product that threatens the reputation of our industry? While your first instinct might be to criticise them, a negative reaction makes you look bad too — no-one wins.