The Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada (PHTC) and Kenilworth Media, Inc., publisher of Pool & Spa Marketing and Pools, Spas & Patios magazines, are pleased to announce they have teamed up to provide the Canadian pool and spa/hot tub industry with a single national awards competition recognizing industry excellence.

“The Canadian Design & Construction Awards have long recognized the best our industry has to offer and we are very excited to partner with Pool & Spa Marketing and Pools, Spas & Patios in continuing to celebrate the work of Canadian pool/spa professionals,” said PHTC executive director Robert Wood.

“We are pleased to be part of such a fantastic event and I am confident that by combining our efforts with the Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada, we will create a prestigious competition that will be synonymous with quality, creativity and professionalism,” said Kenilworth group publisher Ellen Kral.

The awards competition will be open to all members of the Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada. Gold, silver and bronze winners will be presented in over 30 different categories. The awards will be handed out at an evening gala on December 9, 2009 at the end of the first day of the Canadian Pool & Spa Conference & Expo in Toronto.

Full contest details and entry forms will soon be available on the PHTC website

For more information, contact:
Robert Wood
Executive Director
Pool and Hot Tub Council of Canada
10-242 Applewood Cres.
Vaughan ON L4K 4E5
Tel: (905) 761-7920