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Congratulations 2022 DPHA University and Recognition Program Graduates!
Congratulations 2022 DPHA University and Recognition Program Graduates!

Graduates of DPHA University, formerly the Recognition Program, have successfully completed all three categories of tests: Kitchen & Bath, Hardware, and General Knowledge. They have shown that they are experts in their field - congratulations to this year's graduates! Haley Bridgman -... Continue Reading

12/30/2022


Why DPHA is the Best Marketing Resource for Dealers.
Why DPHA is the Best Marketing Resource for Dealers.

For years DPHA board members and leaders have been brainstorming ideas for dealer deliverables, and I think we finally stumbled on our hidden treasure. In mid-2022, DPHA and ShowroomMarketing.com launched a Digital Marketing Dealer Incentive Program to promote all dealer members on the internet.... Continue Reading

by Phil Hotarek
12/16/2022


Congratulations to Our Conference Scavenger Hunt Winners, The Village Idiots!
Congratulations to Our Conference Scavenger Hunt Winners, The Village Idiots!

Networking was ramped up at conference last month with the addition of a Scavenger Hunt around New Orleans! The hunt took participants through Lafayette Square Park, to the historic Julia Street, the National WWII Museum, and many other fantastic spots. The rain couldn't keep our DPHA family at... Continue Reading

11/11/2022


DPHA's Council of Fellows Welcomes New Inductees.
DPHA's Council of Fellows Welcomes New Inductees.

This year at conference we honored the achievements of three outstanding members to be formally inducted to DPHA’s Council of Fellows on stage. Emeritus Executive Director, Jim Babbitt, gave heartfelt words and shared with the attendees the full list of contributions each of our newest... Continue Reading

11/11/2022


2022 POTY Award Winners Announced.
2022 POTY Award Winners Announced.

The 2022 Product of the Year winners and honorable mentions were announced at our 21st Annual DPHA Conference and Showcase held in New Orleans last week. You can learn more about our winners and all of the products nominated by downloading this year's Product of the Year Guide. A special note of... Continue Reading

11/4/2022


2022 DPHA Professional Awards Announced.
2022 DPHA Professional Awards Announced.

During last week's 21st Birthday Conference and Product Showcase in New Orleans, we announced the 2022 DPHA professional award winners! The companies and individuals honored below showcase the best of what DPHA has to offer in products and professionalism. PRESIDENT'S AWARD: ANTHONY... Continue Reading

11/4/2022


New Orleans is a Haven for Foodies!
New Orleans is a Haven for Foodies!

New Orleans is known for its food! No matter your taste, you are bound to find delicious bites around every corner, from crawfish and gumbo to beignets and bread pudding. The French Quarter, which is a quick Street Car or Uber ride away (or a 1-mile walk if you're with a group and feeling... Continue Reading

09/30/2022


August A+D Poll Results
August A+D Poll Results

In the August issue of Connections, A+D Edition, we asked our readers: When designing a bathroom, which element do you select first and design the space around? Twenty-two of our readers responded, and the results are all over the board, with toilet, tile, and bath furniture tied for first place... Continue Reading

09/1/2022


Why Showrooms Should Attend Conference.
Why Showrooms Should Attend Conference.

I am often asked why I go to the DPHA conference? What is it about? My first response has always been, how can you not be there! For this, I need to go back to where this all started for me. In early 1999, my future business partners and I sat in a restaurant and over some good food and... Continue Reading

by Gary Erickson
08/26/2022


Why I Attend Conference as a Professional Member.
Why I Attend Conference as a Professional Member.

The Bravo team proudly attends the DPHA conference each year. It’s a great time to strengthen our connections with industry partners, clients, vendors and sales representatives, while sharing and learning best practices, trends, and actionable techniques to grow. As a longtime technology... Continue Reading

by Glenda McCarthy
08/26/2022


Why I Attend Conference as a Rep.
Why I Attend Conference as a Rep.

Attending conference as a sales rep is a great experience and my favorite networking event of the year. It’s one of the only industry forums where you can meet with your peers, discuss common issues and successes, and learn how to apply their best practices to your agency. I’ve... Continue Reading

by Traci D'Antoni
08/19/2022


Why Manufacturers Should Attend Conference.
Why Manufacturers Should Attend Conference.

I’m going to New Orleans this year, are you? I am looking forward to spending a weekend with my business partners, friends, and colleagues and getting a leg up on my competition with all of the educational sessions. I love our conference; it’s always a happy mix of business and... Continue Reading

by Sarah Jenkinson
08/19/2022