2024 Country Pool Managers Conference - FORSTER

DATES: Wed 15th to Thu 16th May 2023

LOCATION: CLUB FORSTER, Strand St,  Forster NSW 2428

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Welcome to the Country Pool Managers website

The idea for the group was formed in 1996 to provide an affordable conference and 'get together' for country based Pool Managers. Through this forum, all communities large and small could benefit.

The first conference was held at Mudgee in 1997 and attracted 70 pool and 15 trade delegates. The event was wrapped up with a BBQ dinner on the verandah of the soldiers club.

In 1998 the conference was held in Wellington where a more formal approach was adopted. A steering group was formed which included Mick O'Sullivan (Mudgee), Mick Austin (Wellington), Brian Lynch (Cowra), and Les Drury (Lithgow). Billy Smith (Engadine) joined the team as MC. The conference would rotate at these venues, keeping it central for all.

Attendees have steadily increased over the years to the current number of around 160 managers. The trade show attracts about 30 aquatic industry businesses. Conferences have since been held in Parkes (2003), Young (2004), Maitland (2005), Muswellbrook (2006), Gilgandra (2007), Port Stephens (2008), Port Macquarie (2009), West Wyalong (2010), Forbes (2011), Katoomba (2012), Cowra (2013), Lake Macquarie (2014), Tamworth (2015), Forbes (2016), Queanbeyan (2017), Nambucca Heads (2018), Armidale (2019) Barooga (2020 - cancelled due to Covid), Forster (2021), Barooga 2022 (cancelled due to Covid), Goulburn (2023) and Forster (2024).

Extra training sessions have been added to meet new qualification standards with more being planned for the future.

UPDATE 18/12/23


Country Pool Managers (CPM) Conference - Exciting New Training for 2024!

Building upon a rich history of organising training sessions during the CPM Conferences, the ALM Magazine is thrilled to present a diverse lineup of speakers offering insights into the latest technologies and processes for optimal aquatic facility management.

Our 2024 speakers, whose names will be revealed closer to the event date, bring a wealth of dynamic culture and technological expertise. They will provide valuable insights into how your organisation can leverage innovation, automation, and effective staff management principles.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills. Join us at the CPM Conference in Forster, NSW on May 15 and 16, 2024.

Stay tuned for more exciting updates on our distinguished speakers!