|Call For Presenters Expo 2018|
PDCA is looking for speakers to present the latest information in business growth, marketing, finance, management, products, and techniques which can be applied to the painting industry. We are excited to spotlight new ideas and fresh voices at the 2018 Painting and Decorating Expo in Galveston, Texas on February 21-24. If you or your company has information to share that will be useful and engaging for other contractors, please read the following Presenter Guidelines and the Commitment To Educational Excellence, and submit your presentation to PDCA Education by September 1, 2017 using the form below. In order to ensure all presentations are of the highest quality and offer superior practical value for Expo attendees, the Presenter Guidelines and Commitment To Educational Excellence will be followed closely for all 2018 presentations. If you have questions please contact us: (800) 332-7322, or email@example.com.
We appreciate your interest in presenting at the Painting & Decorating Expo 2018. Presentation submissions must be received utilizing the form below by August 15, 2017. Presentation selections will be finalized by September 15, 2017 and presenters will be offered an agreement stipulating the Presenter Guidelines and the Commitment To Educational Excellence. Upon receipt of signed agreement PDCA will begin marketing your presentation to its membership. If you are selected to present at the 2018 Expo you will be asked to provide PDCA with your presentation notes and your completed slide deck no later than January 31, 2018.
The list below contains suggested/recommended topics for presentations. Other topics will be considered upon submission.
Presentation Schedule Overview:
Classes within the 2018 Expo dates are currently being determined and will be subject to change.
Note: Education schedule is subject to change. All presenters must remain flexible and prepared for schedule adjustments. For the full Expo Schedule visit the 2018 Expo schedule (TBD).
Standard Presentation Room Equipment:
Classrooms at the 2018 Painting & Decorating Expo will provide the following resources for speakers. Items not listed here will be considered when requested by a presenter but their availability is not guaranteed. Rooms will be arranged in “classroom” setting, providing a seat and table for attendees.
Commitment To Educational Excellence:
By agreeing to present at the 2018 Painting & Decorating Expo, presenters agree to uphold Contractor College’s Commitment To Educational Excellence. This Commitment is designed to maintain the highest quality of educational standards.
The benefits of a commitment to a high standard of educational excellence guarantee:
To ensure the integrity of these benefits, presenters must be prepared to agree to the following standards:
It is the sole prerogative of the PDCA Education Committee to select presenters for all PDCA education events, online or regional, including the PDCA EXPO. The Education Committee bases its decisions on the knowledge and expertise of the speaker, relevance and usefulness of information, freshness of voice and presence, uniqueness of perspective and delivery, record of engagement results with various audiences, and with priority consideration given to PDCA Associates and Sponsors.