Do Your Homework at our FREE Speakers Corner Seminar Sessions

The decision to install a spa or pool today is a complex issue and a big "lifestyle choice" decision for the whole family. Get the latest professional advice and information from SPASA members at the free show seminars to help ensure you get it right.

Hear from the experts to ensure that you are armed with all the right information when planning and purchasing your new spa or pool. The seminar theatre is situated on the floor of the Show and you do not need to book.

 Free Speakers Corner Seminars

Saturday 12 August 2017

11am

Landscape + Pool Design
Justine Carlile, Justine Carlile LANDSCAPEdesign
Learn the importance of engaging a landscape designer when you are considering building a pool. From the initial design phase through to the final concepts, a landscape designer will help you achieve your dream outdoor space.

12pm

The Swimming Pool as Part of the Landscape
David Kirkpatrick, Outdoor Creations
Customers purchase pools without giving consideration to the location. The swimming pool type, size and location are dependent on many factors such as budget, style of the architecture and personal tastes. Consumers need to be aware of potential costs and plan accordingly. Items such as fencing, paving, equipment, blankets add to the pool experience. Consumers will be made aware of what is possible for them that they may have thought was out of reach.

1pm

Construction Process, Step by Step
David Jarman, Coolabah Building and Landscape Construction
Join David Jarman, the Managing Director of Coolabah, who will present on range of topics from the importance of a design, to understanding the construction.  He will discuss what to look for when choosing the right contractor and how you can work with them to achieve your building and garden dream.

2pm

Garden & Pool Design. Why Do Some Just Work?
Ian Barker, Ian Barker Design
Discover the key elements behind successful Pool & Garden Design with landscaping expert Ian Barker. This presentation will offer specialised industry tips and advice on how to make the right decisions when planning your garden.

3pm

Key Consumer Advice for Prospective Spa & Pool Owners
Brendan Watkins, SPASA VIC
SPASA's CEO presents everything consumers need to know on purchasing a new spa or pool. This session covers contracts, insurance, current regulations, permits, barriers, building surveyors and important consumer advice on how to find the right builder and the questions you need to ask your spa or pool builder.

4pm

Considering a Fibreglass Pool? Learn the A- Z
Ted Martin, Compass Pools
Hear an overview of the benefits and options in choosing fibreglass pools. Learn the history of fibreglass pools to what to look for, the position of the pool to finished product and examples of installations.

   
   

 Sunday 13 August 2017

10.30am

Choosing the right pool for my area
Mario Aiezza, Structerre Consulting Engineers & Surveyors
The choice of pool type and location can be influenced by many factors but the primary factors are the soil classification. the proximity to adjacent structures, the number and size of trees around the area.  This session will go through the importance of understanding these factors and ensuring you’re your pool builder has considered them and investigating them correctly.  Find out how to ask the right questions and find out what to avoid.

11.30am

Construction Process, Step by Step
David Jarman, Coolabah Building and Landscape Construction
Join David Jarman, the Managing Director of Coolabah, who will present on range of topics from the importance of a design, to understanding the construction.  He will discuss what to look for when choosing the right contractor and how you can work with them to achieve your building and garden dream.

12.30pm

Landscape + Pool Design
Justine Carlile, Justine Carlile LANDSCAPEdesign
Learn the importance of engaging a landscape designer when you are considering building a pool. From the initial design phase, through to the final concepts, a landscape designer will help you achieve your dream outdoor space.

1:30pm

Key Consumer Advice for Prospective Spa & Pool Owners
Brendan Watkins, SPASA VIC
SPASA's CEO presents everything consumers need to know on purchasing a new spa or pool. This session covers contracts, insurance, current regulations, permits, barriers, building surveyors and important consumer advice on how to find the right builder and the questions you need to ask your spa or pool builder.

2.30pm

Considering a Fibreglass Pool? Learn the A- Z
Ted Martin, Compass Pools
Hear an overview of the benefits and options in choosing fibreglass pools. Learn the history of fibreglass pools to what to look for, the position of the pool to finished product and examples of installations.

3.30pm

Good Swimming Pool Design
Don Thomson, Gardenridge
Installing an in ground swimming pool can create a place for family and friends to gather and relax.  The pool can be a feature within the landscape. We will look at a range of things that potential pool owners need to consider such as site factors, pool finishes for the deck, coping and interior, pool equipment including and statutory constraints around planning and building permits.

4.30pm

The Swimming Pool as Part of the Landscape
David Kirkpatrick, Outdoor Creations
Customers purchase pools without consideration as to the location. The swimming pool type, size and location are dependent on many factors such as budget, style of the architecture and personal tastes. Consumers need to be aware of potential costs and plan accordingly. Items such as fencing, paving, equipment, blankets add to the pool experience. Consumers will be made aware of what is possible for them that they may have thought was out of reach.

5.30pm

Door Prize winner announced

   
   
   
   

Sessions may be subject to change.