Tuesday, February 20, 2018

8:00AM - 5:00PM
Pond Rehab at Pond Pro Shop led by John Eccles- Waterscape Creations, Living the Pond Life & OASE Living Water

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

8:00AM - 5:00PM
Pond Rehab at Pond Pro Shop led by Jake Langeslag - Aqua Eden
Water Feature Facelift led by Brian Helfrich & Chris Hanson- Aquascape

Thursday, February 22th, 2018

8:00AM - 9:00AM
Trade Show Open - Continental Breakfast
9:00AM - 9:20AM
Welcome - Opening Comments- Presentation of the 2018 Pond Artisan Awards
9:30AM - 10:30AM
Session I
How to Find, Train, Motivate and Retain Employees- Part I
Kevin Dougherty
Aquatic Plants - Ordinary to Extraordinary
Kelly Billings, Water Becomes a Garden
Getting Maximum Results with Water Treatments
Jeff Spillars, Airmax
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Session II
How to Find, Train, Motivate and Retain Employees- Part II
Kevin Dougherty
Aeration for Water Gardens, Ponds & Lakes
Rick Weidman, Airmax
Understanding the Science of Water Pumps
Demi Fortuna, Atlantic
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Session III
Advanced Estimating
Kevin Dougherty
The Haitian Pond Project
Paul Amos- Amos Sales Associates
Andy Dyke- Pondliner Wholesale
Filtration - the Key to Beautiful Ponds that Last!
Sean Bell, Atlantic
Session IV
Growing & Developing Supervisors
Kevin Dougherty
Bring that Broken Pond Back to Life
Frayne McAtee, OASE Living Water
- Making Money Selling Floating Fountains
Joe Holz, Kasco Marine
Happy Hour Presented by OASE Living Water & Living the Pond Life

Friday, February 23rd, 2017 - Top

8:00AM - 9:00AM
Trade Show Open - Contental Breakfast
9:00AM - 10:00AM
Add-on Sales with Water Entertainment
Jim Chubb, OASE Living Water
Large Commercial Projects
Andy Shoenberger, Franklin Electric
The Lake Management Business Model
Ken Rust, Louisana Pond Service
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Session VI
Firestone Certification Part 1
Paul Amos, Amos Sales Associates
Aquascape Hands On Academy/Operations Manual
Colleen Heitzler, President - Aquascape
How my Pond Company made an Extra $200K with Marketing & a CRM- You can too!
Laura Reale, PondTent
Special Mini-Session
Drone Services - Mapping the Possibilities
Shane Leach & Kelly Nuttall, Unit Liner Company
Session VII
Firestone Certification Part 2
Paul Amos, Amos Sales Associates
Q&A with the Experts
Brian Helfrich & Chris Hanson, Aquascape
BJ Linger, Jeff Duggins - Professional Outdoor Network Director Services (PONDS)
Session VIII
Firestone Certification Part 3
Paul Amos, Amos Sales Associates
The Atlantic Professional Contractor (APC) Program
Demi Fortuna, Atlantic
Building a Scalable, Sellable Business
Dr Tom Gerard, Carl Petite - Active Business Partners, LLC
Closing- Door Prizes

* Classes and Speakers are subject to change.

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