The Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada represents the interests of more than 300 companies serving the sector. Its principal roles are to provide educational and networking opportunities for Members, to advocate and inform on behalf of the industry, and to promote the enjoyable lifestyle derived from owning a pool and spa.
Access to Education
The PHTCC regularly organizes technical training and professional development opportunities that are provided to Members at preferred rates. Courses and seminars are held during the annual Conference and also at some Chapter meetings.
Canadian Pool & Spa Conference & EXPO
Thousands attend this annual event, and Members are eligible to register to attend at a special rate for both delegates and exhibiting companies.
The Council makes up an extensive network of pool and spa professionals across the country. The exchange of information and knowledge shared among peers and industry experts provides tremendous value to all Members that choose to actively participate.
Industry Representation & Advocacy
As a Member, you have an active voice in important industry issues. The PHTCC works with allied organizations to promote the safe and healthy enjoyment of use of pool and spa products. As well, the Council effectively represents the industry to governments and regulatory authorities at all levels.
Promotion of the Industry
Through News Canada and a series of magazine articles and advertisements the Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada promotes the many benefits of owning pools and hot tubs. Regional public awareness campaigns on water safety are also supported.
Promotion of the Member
All Members abide by the Code of Ethics, and in so doing are recognized as reputable and responsible companies that perform to the highest of standards. These attributes are broadcast widely to consumers.
Members receive free subscriptions to the Kenilworth Media Inc. magazines Pool & Spa Marketing and Pools, Spas & Patios. Members are eligible for reduced advertising rates in these publications.
Members are able to purchase a number of industry publications at a reduced rate.
Members can take advantage of some exclusive products and services offered at special group rates.
Regional meetings and social activities take place from coast to coast throughout the year. These are ideal venues at which to learn from one another, and gain awareness of current industry issues and new products and technologies.
National Awards Program
Outstanding performance is recognized through an extensive awards program that rewards excellence in design, construction, service and contributions to the industry.
The Council provides regular news updates on key issues and events, and is a source of recommended operating guidelines for the industry.
Legal Insurance & Advice
Members in categories 5 and 12 can qualify for free legal insurance and legal advice by earning educational credits throughout the year.
Members in categories 5 and 12 can are eligible to receive a complimentary affiliated membership in the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals.