PGA Professionals, golf buyers and industry leaders can now register to attend the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 20-23, in Orlando, Fla., online at www.PGAShow.com. Housing reservations also are available online for PGA Show official hotels at www.PGAShow.com/hotel-travel.
The PGA Merchandise Show, the international golf industry’s annual business gathering for more than 60 years, will begin with the 13th annual PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day at Orange County National Golf Center on Tuesday, Jan. 20, with PGA Show exhibits, demonstrations, education seminars, special events and industry presentations at the Orange County Convention Center being held Wednesday through Friday, Jan. 21–23.
“Golf industry professionals come from around the world to Orlando each year to experience everything the business of golf has to offer in one week and one setting at the PGA Merchandise Show,” said PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions Senior Vice President and General Manager Ed Several. “The opportunity to be among the first to see new products from major golf brands; to uncover the latest trends and industry news; to learn from the industry’s top teachers and to reconnect with colleagues from the close-knit golf community is an unmatched resource to grow business and we look forward to an exciting PGA Show week.”
Attendance at the PGA Merchandise Show is restricted to golf trade affiliates, commercial buyers and sellers of golf related products and services only. PGA members and allied golf association members may register with their membership identification at the time of registration. Golf industry personnel and first-time buyers seeking admission to the show must submit at least two forms of industry identification at the time of registration. Industry identification documents may be uploaded during the online registration process or sent via email or fax to PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions. Acceptable forms of industry identification are available at www.pgashow.com/Validation.
There is no registration fee for qualified golf industry professionals through Dec. 1, 2014. After Dec. 1, 2014, PGA Professionals and allied association members may register at no charge; other industry personnel will incur a $30 registration processing fee through Jan. 20, 2015, and a $100 fee onsite through Jan. 23, 2015. A portion of the registration processing fee will be donated to support golf industry initiatives. Media pre-registration is available and exhibitor registration will open shortly.
About the PGA Merchandise Show
The 62nd PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 20-23, 2015, in Orlando, Fla., will welcome some 1,000 top golf companies and brands and more than 40,000 industry professionals from around the world to the industry’s annual global summit for the business of golf. The PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day, the world’s largest professional golf testing event, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at the Orange County National Golf Center. During PGA Show days, Jan. 21-23 at the Orange County Convention Center, PGA Professionals, retailers and industry leaders will uncover the latest trends, source the newest golf merchandise, test the latest equipment, learn proven business best practices, network among peers and move forward the business of the game. The PGA Merchandise Show is organized in partnership with The PGA of America as a trade-only event.