Currently, there is a mask mandate for all New Jersey state-owned buildings, including the Atlantic City Convention Center. Anyone entering the Convention Center, regardless of vaccination status, will need to wear a mask and to keep it on at all times while in the venue, except when eating and drinking. In addition, all attendees will need to provide proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours prior to entering the Atlantic City Convention Center.

 

Anyone entering the Convention Center, attending The Pool & Spa Show, or on Pool & Spa Show-sponsored transportation will be required to wear a face mask, regardless of vaccination status.

Yes, masks are required on the shuttle bus.

You will be required to show your convention badge for entry to the Welcome Party taking place Monday evening.  If you purchased a Welcome Party ticket, your badge will still be mailed to you.  If you are not attending conference sessions on Monday at the Convention Center, therefore, not able to go through the verification process prior to the Welcome Party, you will STILL have to be verified Tuesday a.m. for vaccination proof or negative test to enter the Show. Masks are not currently required in casino/resort facilities.

Currently, a person is considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after receiving the second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer/Moderna) or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine (Johnson & Johnson).

Yes, The 2022 POOL & SPA SHOW JANUARY 25–27 will be back in Atlantic City at the Atlantic City Convention Center.

Expanded Show Floor Hours
Enjoy more time to meet with our Exhibitors, more opportunities to see the latest products, and more time to learn on the Show Floor.  With this additional time, you can take advantage of everything our Education Conference and Show Floor has to offer for every member of your team.

Guarantee Your Seat! 
Arrive at the Show knowing exactly what courses you and your team will be attending.  To help you plan and help us manage attendance, we require every Education Conference attendee to select their courses when registering for both the Technical and Business Passes. 


Learn All Day Long
To accommodate the high demand for education at the Show, we are now offering sessions in the morning and afternoon.  Chose the times and topics that work best for you.  Send your staff to more training while you and your executive team hit the Show Floor. Over 6 hours of learning are available each day!

Yes, During published exhibit hours only.  Every attendee must register for a badge.

ADMITTANCE POLICY: NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 WILL BE ADMITTED TO THE EXHIBIT FLOOR DURING SET-UP HOURS. No exceptions.  This is for safety reasons. 

The 2022 Welcome Party will be at the Saloon Bar at the Wild Wild West (Bally’s Casino) on Monday, January 24, 2022, from 7 pm - 10 pm. Live music, tons of tasty treats, beer pong, and even a mechanical bull. We know this event will sell out early.

Note - You must be 21 years of age with a valid I.D. to attend. 

This is a Trade Only Show.  It is not open to Consumers.

That's right, walking the Show floor is FREE* to NESPA/PHTA Members. Non-members not attending any paid education will pay $25 per person.  All you need to do is register for a Show Badge.  Once on the floor, you'll get access to hundreds of top industry vendors, The Connection Garden, The Training Wall, and Prize Giveaways. 

Non-Exhibiting Manufacturer $200 / Mfg. Agent $35 per person.

Requests for refunds must be received in writing by email at bburtt@nespapool.org on or before January 14, 2022.  

There are no refunds after January 14, 2022.  If you are unable to attend and would like to send a substitute attendee to your purchased classes, please bring all Show credentials to onsite registration during Show hours and prior to your first scheduled class.

No refunds for Welcome Party or cancellations or no-shows.  Substitutions are accepted anytime without penalty. 

If the 2022 Pool & Spa Show is cancelled as a result of COVID-19, you will automatically be refunded the full amount with no action required on your part. 

Shuttle buses will run to and from The Atlantic City Convention Center during the below stated hours to the Pool & Spa Show Hotel blocks only: 

The Shuttle Hours are...

Monday, Jan 24, 2022
Welcome Party - Bally's Wild West Casino
6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022
7:30 a.m. To 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022
7:30 a.m. To 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022
7:30 a.m. To 5:30 p.m.

Acceptable forms of proof of vaccination include:

  • Original vaccination card
  • A copy of the vaccination card
  • Picture of vaccination card
  • Electronic vaccination record (NJ Docket/NY Excelsior Pass apps, etc.)

Please note: You must also provide a valid, government-issued ID matching the name on your proof of vaccination.

A negative rapid Antigen or PCR test is acceptable. Proof of negative test result needs to be within 72 hours of entrance and directly from the healthcare provider that performed the test. It can be displayed on your smartphone or by original or copy of negative test results from the healthcare provider that performed the test.

Please note: You must also provide a valid, government-issued ID matching the name on your test results.

You will be required to complete the verification process immediately upon entrance to the Atlantic City Convention Center.

No, once you have been verified and placed the verification sticker on your badge, you do not need to complete the verification process again.

Please note: if you forget or lose your convention badge, you will be required to complete the verification process again (including a new onsite rapid test, if used as your original verification or your pre-convention test becomes outdated)

Have you already pre-registered for The Pool & Spa Show?

  • Proceed to the Verification Check-in area in the Atrium with proof of vaccination or negative test and your government-issued ID ready.
  • Obtain your verification sticker and proceed to Registration Area, Level 2
  • Scan your badge registration confirmation bar code or search by the last name at Pre-Registration scan & print booths to print your badge.

Do you need to register for The Pool & Spa Show onsite?

  • Proceed to the Verification Check-in area in the Atrium with proof of vaccination or negative test and your government-issued ID ready.
  • Obtain your verification sticker and proceed to Registration Area, Level 2
  • Sunday, January 23, 7:30am – 1:00pm
  • Monday, January 24, 7:30am-4:00pm
  • Tuesday, January 25 – 7:30am – 4:00pm
  • Wednesday, January 26– 7:30am – 4pm
  • Thursday, January 27 – 7:30am – 12:00pm

Yes, onsite rapid testing is available in the Atlantic City Convention Center in the Atrium Level. Testing will be available:

  • Sunday: 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM

  • Monday: 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

  • Tuesday: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

  • Wednesday: 7:00 AM – 3:00 Pm

  • Thursday: TBA

Rapid testing will be available at no cost. Anyone requesting a rapid test will be asked to provide insurance information but will not be charged.

All attendees and exhibitors who complete the verification process will receive the same sticker indicating they can enter the show.  This sticker will not reflect vaccination or testing preference or status.

Onsite rapid testing is available in the Atlantic City Convention Center in the Atrium Level. Testing will be available:

  • Sunday, January 23, 7:30am – 1:00pm
  • Monday, January 24, 7:30am-4:00pm
  • Tuesday, January 25 – 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, January 26– 7:30 am – 4 pm
  • Thursday, January 27 – 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Pool & Spa Show will adhere to any and all safety guidelines put forth by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the New Jersey Department of Health, which may add to or modify any of the above practices.

All Participants in The Pool & Spa Show Must Be Verified.

Already Verified?

  • You only need to be verified once during the Show.
  • Proceed to the Conference or Show Floor

Need to be Verified?

  • Proceed to the Verification Area in the Atrium of the Convention Center
  • Have photo ID and Proof of Vaccination or Negative Test Result ready
  • Home tests will not be accepted.
  • Verification Area is only open during these times
    • Sunday: 7:30am – 1:00pm
    • Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: 7:30am – 4:00pm
    • Thursday: 7:30am – 12:00pm

Need to take a rapid test?

  • Proceed to the Testing Area in the Atrium of the Convention Center
  • Tests are free. You will be asked to provide insurance but will not be charged.
  • Testing is only available during these times
    • Sunday: 7:00am – 12:00pm
    • Monday: 7:00am – 3:00pm
    • Tuesday: 7:00am – 4:00pm
    • Wednesday: 7:00am – 3:00pm
    • Thursday: TBA

MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES
IN THE ATLANTIC CITY CONVENTION CENTER except as necessary to consume food or beverage