Pondliner Wholesale’s 2019 Water Garden Expo will be held Feb. 19 – 22 at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Kevin Dougherty, a 31-year veteran of the construction industry, headlines the show this year. He has served as sales manager, project manager, operations manager and corporate trainer for a multimillion-dollar specialty-services contractor. Dougherty has also been a frequent speaker for many trade associations across multiple industries. His professional and educational experience enables him to relate to today’s problems and provide tangible solutions in an easy-to-listen style. Dougherty’s client base ranges from family-owned businesses to corporate conglomerates.
Tuesday and Wednesday (Feb. 19 and 20) will feature hands-on construction at the Pond Pro Shop with a large-scale pond and stream build led by Jason Lenox of Ponds Inc. of Illinois and the Living the Pond Life team. This project will showcase innovative design and construction methods that will be beneficial for professionals at any experience level.
The presentation of POND Trade magazine’s 2018 Water Artisans of the Year will kick off Thursday morning, with 24 seminars following over the next two days. Three educational tracks will provide learning opportunities for all knowledge levels. Attendees can also visit with more than 25 manufacturers at the trade show and network with peers from across the country.
The Water Garden Expo is open to trade professionals only. Visit WGExpo.com or call 866/219-3561 to register or learn more.