FSPA is currently accepting nominations for the awards listed below. All winners will be revealed at the 2020 Everything Under the Sun Expo. To nominate a candidate please complete the form below and provide additional information if necessary.
Awards Recognition Program
Behind the Scenes Award This award honors a person who is considered an unsung hero of the FSPA who works diligently and tirelessly as a champion for the association and swimming pool industry, at times without recognition.
Community Service Award This award honors an individual who actively participates in state and/or local programs to improve pool safety awareness and in efforts to reduce drownings.
Design Awards**The annual Florida Swimming Pool Association Design Awards program gives members an opportunity to enter their pools, spas and water features for judging on workmanship, soundness of design, beauty, practicality and safety.
Distinguished Service Award This award honors an individual for their selfless and exemplary volunteer service to the association.
FSPA Hall of Fame** Recognition for an individual who has provided ten or more years of active service on the state level committees, programs and projects (not including local chapter activities). The individuals’ actions clearly intend to benefit the entire industry and be recognized by the industry as a leader in their actions and accomplishments. Recipients must have an outstanding reputation as a responsible and widely respected business person.
Instructor of the Year This award recognizes a volunteer instructor for excellence in delivering swimming pool industry education to Florida pool pros, aiding them in a successful and thriving career.
Member Company of the Year – Trade This award is to honor and recognize engaged members who actively serve on FSPA task forces and standing committees, participate in FSPA events, and serve as overall ambassadors for FSPA and the industry.
Member Company of the Year – Supplier This award is to honor and recognize engaged members who actively serve on FSPA task forces and standing committees, participate in FSPA events, and serve as overall ambassadors for FSPA and the industry.
Partner of the Year This award recognizes an FSPA strategic business partner who supports the swimming pool industry with a mutually beneficial program which provides for smoother business dealings, as well as collaborations throughout the year.
Person of the Year Presented by the FSPA as determined by a vote of the Chapter Presidents. It is based on the individual effort and effectiveness of the individual in providing the State Office with leadership, commitment and service.
Philanthropist of the Year This award honors an extraordinary individual who has shown outstanding leadership in the area of philanthropy and who, through their giving, have made a remarkable difference in the efforts of FSPA. This award represents the vision for positive change and the responsibility we all have to care for one another.
Rising Leader Award This award honors an up-and-coming individual FSPA member who demonstrates emerging leadership traits along with dedicated active involvement in State association activities and programs.
Service Professional of the Year This award recognizes customer satisfaction and the positive results that pool and spa service professionals produce for the people who use our products. Professionals who demonstrate technical knowledge and outstanding customer service skills every day in backyards of consumers across Florida are selected by the local chapter to receive this award.
Social Media Engagement Award This award is to recognize an individual or organization which is producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, etc. which advances the swimming pool industry.
Tops in Trucks** A program to recognize a member organization’s outstanding fleet vehicle graphics and excellent modifications of service and repair trucks. Fleet graphics increase brand recognition and positively affect sales and the image of pool professionals.
Workforce Development Champion This award honors a company or an individual for exemplary involvement in programs which encourage individuals to pursue a career in the swimming pool industry.
Awards presented based on nominations received. All awards may not be presented each year.
(**Note: Design Awards, Hall of Fame, Tops in Trucks, Service Professional have separate nomination forms and /or application fees. The Person of the Year is selected by Chapter Presidents.)