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  • 2015 Expo Schedule is Online

    The 2015 Painting and Decorating Expo and Trade Show will be here again before you know it. Take a look at the preliminary schedule and start planning your visit to Charleston, SC today!


  • This is Your Business's Lifeblood

    They’re out there. They know painters exist. What’s more, they know they need one. Top of the Funnel Opportunities, or TOFOs, are leads at the very first stage of your sale funnel. They’re made up of suspects (i.e., just about everyone in your target market). A suspect, however, isn’t just a potential customer.


Welcome to PDCA!

The Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA) is the only trade association dedicated to the success of painting and decorating contractors. PDCA offers members many opportunities to become the best painters in the industry through participation in education programs, attendance at local networking meetings, use of PDCA Industry Standards and much, much more. Nearly 2,000 painting and decorating contractors in the United States and Canada are proud members of this organization. Explore the PDCA website to learn more about why PDCA Painters Are Better.

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