July 14, 2016

Early Registration Savings for PGA Education Conference in Las Vegas Expire Midnight July 15

The early registration savings deadline, offering up to 30% in savings, will expire at day’s end on July 15 for the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience Education Conference in Las Vegas, Aug. 15-17. Detailed descriptions of educational programming, instructor biographies and online registration are available at PGALasVegas.com/education

The 2016 Education Conference features an outdoor instructional workshop, certification programs and more than 20 classroom seminars, including the new PGA Strategic Management Simulation course. PGA Professionals are able to earn more than 20 MSR credits, through participation in PGA Education and PGA Fashion & Demo Experience programs, including the new PGA Candidates Forum and Coffee with the Candidates events.

Single-session, single-day and full-conference pricing options are available. Early registration fees range from $50 for the instructional workshop to $295 for the Full Conference Pass through July 15. After July 15, registration fees range from $75 for the instructional workshop to $375 for the full conference pass. Session attendance capacity is limited, and registration is on a space-available basis. With the purchase of a Full Conference Pass, PGA Professionals will receive a complimentary copy of the PGA of America Centennial Book, PGA Centennial: Celebrating the History of the Golf Professional (a $50 value).

PGA Fashion & Demo Experience Education Conference

Monday, August 15, 2016

9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – CPP 2.0 Certification Kick Start, Venetian

8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. – FlightScope Academy, Venetian

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – “Finding Your Natural Swing” Instructional Workshop, Mike Adams, PGA, Cascata Golf Club

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

9 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. – PGA Education Conference, Venetian. Classroom sessions focusing on leadership, teaching & coaching, sales/marketing and retail merchandising.  Sessions include:

Truth About WedgesProtecting Your Golf Brand in a Consumer-Driven Digital WorldRetail Strategies 101Research Findings Related to TechnologyWednesday, August 17, 2016 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. – PGA Education Conference, Venetian.  Classroom sessions focusing on leadership, teaching & coaching, sales/marketing and retail merchandising.  Sessions include:Strategic Management Simulation – (Capacity 25)How to Grow your Business through Social Media Marketing and CRMRetail Strategies 101Improving Youth Golf through Parent Education48 Great Ideas to Bring Customers to Your FacilityTeaching with the Latest TechnologiesStaying Competitive in a Challenging EnvironmentThe Principles of Effective Coaching and their Impact on Engagement and ProfitabilityHow to Create Organizational Excellence in an Ever-Changing Marketplace2016 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, Aug. 15-17, 2016, in Las Vegas, is a golf merchandising, product testing and professional education event, exclusively for golf industry professionals and golf lifestyle apparel retailers, presented in a modern, sophisticated setting and organized by the PGA of America and PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions. In addition to product presentations by more than 200 companies and brands, the annual industry event features a Pro-Pro Tournament, PGA Outdoor Demo Experience, Fashion Show, Industry Reception and Education Conference. Event details and registration are available at PGALasVegas.com.###Contacts:PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Media:  Sherry Major, (716) 662-3855, smajor@reedexpo.com PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Exhibitor:  Alex Goodman, (203) 840-5641, agoodman@reedexpo.com PGA of America/Media: Michael Abramowitz, (561) 624-8458, mabramowitz@pgahq.com

The Intersection of Technology and the Game/Business of GolfSuccessful Golf Industry Innovators Panel PresentationThe Next 5 Years – Megatrends and Preparing the PGA ProfessionalStrategic Management Simulation – (Capacity 25)