The PDCA EXPO is a national gathering place for painting business owners and their teams who look to PDCA for education, training and opportunities to connect with the brightest minds in the industry.

Thank you for your interest in presenting at the 2020 EXPO. Please fill out the form below with information about yourself, your company and desired topic, and we will be in touch shortly with more details.

If you have any questions, please contact Chris Shank at cshank@pdca.org or 314-900-2016.

EXPO Presenter


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Nick Slavik

Nick Slavik

Nick Slavik Painting and Restoration

Session: The Modern Apprenticeship: From 0-22 employees in 20 months.
Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Teach Initiative

Session: Building Instructional Processes For Your Company
Lawrence-M.-Merlin

Lawrence Merlin

Friedman, Denver, & Merlin, LLC (Presentation Sponsored by Federated Insurance)

Session: Protect your painting business with an exit plan! - What Painting Businesses Need to Know About Business Succession & Estate Planning
Madeleine MacRae

Madeleine Macrae

Macrae Coaching and Consulting

Session: Hiring Success: Attract Your Best Team Despite Low Unemployment
Tom Reber

Tom Reber

The Contractor Fight

Session: ATA - Ask Tom Anything About Production, Profit, Management, Hiring, Firing, Training, Sales, Marketing…Anything!
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Jason Paris

Paris Painting

Session: Engineering Your Leadership Team - How finding and developing a millennial leadership team who habitually challenge industry norms helped build my business super fast
Bill Silverman

Bill Silverman

Springboard Coaching

Session: Transforming a Million-Dollar-Business From Plateaued and Frustrated To Growing, Profitable, and Smooth-Running: A Case Study
Rick Holtz

Rick Holtz

Springboard Coaching

Session: Transforming a Million-Dollar-Business From Plateaued and Frustrated To Growing, Profitable, and Smooth-Running: A Case Study
Brian Young

Brian Young

Home Painters Toronto

Session: CRM Your Business: Asking the Right Questions to Choose a Customer Relationship Management System That can Grow Your Business
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John Busick

Workglue

Session: Rapid Growth and Smooth Operations - Wait…What? Is that possible?
Igor Trninic

Igor Trninic

Breakthrough Academy

Session: Exceptional Leadership That Maximizes Productivity
Ian Siegner

Ian Siegner

Siegner and Company

Session: Leveraging Your Company's Position In Sales Negotiations: A Fireside Talk.
Gina Koert

Gina Koert

SPI

Session: Leveraging Your Company's Position In Sales Negotiations: A Fireside Talk.
Brian Nolan

Brian Nolan

Nolan Consulting Group

Session: Cascading Leadership Which Attracts Talent and Leads Growth
Bill Loepp

Bill Loepp

SPI

Session: Employee Management Through Leadership Development
Tom Droste

Tom Droste

Estimate Rocket

Session: All Aboard the Technology Train – A team approach to integrating new technology
Fred Yarur

Fred Yarur

PEP (Painters Estimating Program)

Session: Master's Class: Basics of Estimating and Blueprint Reading Using the PDCA Cost and Estimating Guide (Part 1)
Eric Belley

Eric Belley

North Atlantic Painting Company

Session: Company Culture that Invests in Retaining and Attracting Quality Employees
Peter Burke

Peter Burke

North Atlantic Painting Company

Session: Company Culture that Invests in Retaining and Attracting Quality Employees
Matthew Kunz

Matt Kunz

Dwyer Group

Session: Why Training Often Fails
Kevin Calmes

Kevin Calmes

Legacy Painting

Session: Growing Simple Systems For Big Change and Bigger Profit
John Meyers

John Myers

Small Business Development Center

Session: Buying Personas and Sales Types: Identifying the Types of Buyers and the Types of Salespersons, Making a Match, and Closing the Sale
Chase Cowart

Chase Cowart

University of Georgia

Session: Buying Personas and Sales Types: Identifying the Types of Buyers and the Types of Salespersons, Making a Match, and Closing the Sale
Nick May

Nick May

Walls By Design

Session: Putting Down the Brush: Building Processes that Allow you to Get Away