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Gold Standard of Excellence
Enter the PHTA Midwest Chapter's Retail Excellence Award & Gold Standard of Excellence awards contest today!
The PHTA Midwest Chapter's Gold Standard of Excellence Award recognizes and rewards PHTA pool and spa companies for installations of pools and hot tubs that showcase the most beautiful and creative work, while adhering to accepted standards and construction methods. Hundreds of entries have been submitted through the years, representing member firms from across the Midwest.
The PHTA Midwest Chapter's Retail Excellence Award recognizes and rewards PHTA pool and spa companies with exceptionally professional brick and mortar retail stores.
Our awards events are open exclusively to PHTA members only.
Not a current member? Our Awards programs are open only to PHTA Members from most Middle USA Chapters. If you would like to sign up to be a member of PHTA, contact us!
A Valuable Marketing Tool
By entering these awards, you are giving yourself an opportunity to stand out above the rest. Winners of the Gold Standard of Excellence & Retail Excellence Awards are recognized by their peers for their expertise and professionalism.
Winning any of our covetted awards can translate directly into increased sales and an expanded customer base. Recipients incorporate their achievement into their advertising, promotional materials and sales presentations.
Gain Peer Recognition
Winners of our Awards will be recognized at chapter events, through our website and social media outlets.
About the Competition
Who can enter the competition?
All entrants in the Gold Standard of Excellence Awards competition must be current PHTA members. The competition is open to pool, spa, or hot tub builders and installers, designers, retailers, or service companies that receive payment for the installation being submitted. A manufacturer or distributor may submit entries on behalf of PHTA member builders and installers, designers etc., but the recognition will go to the firm that received payment for the installation.
All entrants in the Retail Excellence Awards competition must be current PHTA members. The competition is open to pool, spa, or hot tub retailers with brick and mortar retail stores.
Your PHTA Midwest Chapter will acknowledge that your entry has been received by an automatic email response. This information will not be given out over the phone, so please make sure that your entry uses your correct email address.
A nonrefundable entry fee in the amount of $99 US dollars per entry must accompany each entry form. Payment can be made by credit card (we accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express).
By virtue of making an application, all entrants agree to observe completely and recognize that the Gold Standard of Excellence Award Competition is essentially an aesthetic and technical competition, and agree that the PHTA Midwest Chapter will make no assertion or indicate that design soundness or safety considerations in the competition are evaluated in any manner.
Your PHTA Midwest Chapter makes no affirmations or certifications nor does it render any option with respect to the design soundness or safety of any entries or award winners, nor as to whether any entry or award-winning installation conforms in any respect with any PHTA / APSP or ANSI standard or any other applicable government code or regulation. All entrants recognize that the only affirmations of compliance with any standard, code or regulations are those made by entrants themselves, and entrants or winners will make no representations to the contrary.
By virtue of making application, all entrants agree to waive any right of action against PHTA, and your PHTA Midwest Chapter, for any loss that might be related directly to participation in the Gold Standard of Excellence & Retail Excellence Awards, or denial thereof. Further, entrants agree to hold PHTA and your PHTA Midwest Chapter harmless as to any loss that might be related directly to participation in the competition, or denial thereof.