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June 12, 2018

2018 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience Events Announced and Registration Opens at PGALasVegas.com

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida — The 2018 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, Aug. 13-15, returns to the popular host venues of The Venetian Hotel, Topgolf Las Vegas and TPC Las Vegas for the annual late-summer, comprehensive golf business event. PGA Professionals, golf buyers and industry leaders will preview the newest fashion trends; source a wide array of golf merchandise and services; test the latest in equipment and technology; attend a comprehensive education conference; and network with industry peers over the course of three exciting days in Las Vegas.Complimentary industry registration and savings on hotel reservations, airfare and car rentals are now available at PGALasVegas.com.

“The new venues and programs introduced at the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience last year were a big success with attending PGA Professionals and industry leaders,” says PGA Golf Exhibitions Event Vice President Marc Simon. “We are excited to return to The Venetian Hotel, Topgolf Las Vegas and TPC Las Vegas to provide an upscale environment and high-level programming to drive forward the business of golf. The event’s PGA Demo Experience, exhibits, Education Conference and special events, such as the Pro-Pro Tournament and Live Fashion Show, will offer attendees an enjoyable and productive three days to preview the newest merchandise, learn proven business solutions, uncover fashion trends, gain industry insights and strengthen professional connections.”

2018 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience Schedule of Events 
(all times PDT)

 

PGA Fashion & Demo Experience Pro-Pro Tournament
TPC Las Vegas
  • Monday, Aug. 13 – 8 a.m. Shotgun Start
    • Limited to 50 two-person teams in a four-ball, stroke-play format; $13,000 purse and additional cash prizes. Early registration savings through July 16, 2018, are available at PGALasVegas.com.
PGA Demo Experience
Topgolf Las Vegas
  • Monday, Aug. 13 – 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    • Equipment and technology testing, skills contests and prizes, product demonstrations, and industry networking in the fun, dynamic setting of Topgolf Las Vegas
(Complimentary transportation to and from The Venetian will be provided for all event attendees)
Exhibits of the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
Palazzo Ballroom, The Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas 
The 2018 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience returns to the Venetian Palazzo Ballroom, with an upscale presentation of the latest golf lifestyle apparel and accessories, plus the newest golf equipment, products and technology exhibits. Co-located with multiple fashion trade shows during Las Vegas Fashion Week, PGA Professionals and buyers have an exceptional apparel and accessories showcase, while sourcing a wide breadth of golf products.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018
    • 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Golf fashion, equipment, technology and products exhibits and special events
  • Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018
    • 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Golf fashion, equipment, technology and products exhibits and special events
Live Fashion Show
Palazzo Ballroom, The Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas 
The annual Live Fashion Show features the latest lifestyle, resort, golf and accessories brands coming to life on the runway. This lively fashion production is a great way to see what is trending in color, fashion, form and function from leading, and up-and-coming brands.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018
    • 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Fashion show and networking (Show floor is open until 7 p.m.)
PGA Education Conference 
The Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas 
Certification programs, daily keynote presentations and classroom seminars focusing on executive management, teaching & coaching, and golf operations. PGA Professionals have access to more than 20 MSR education credits. Conference details and registration will be available at PGALasVegas.com.
Attendance & Registration
Complimentary industry registration and details regarding admission qualifications are available at PGALasVegas.com/Show-Information. Travel and event hotel savings are available at PGALasVegas.com/travel with reservation deadlines beginning July 12, 2018.
About the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience 
The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, Aug. 13-15, 2018, in Las Vegas, is an annual merchandise sourcing, product testing, industry networking and professional education event, exclusively for golf industry professionals. Event details and registration are available at PGALasVegas.com.