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October 23, 2018

PGA Show Week Schedule & Early Exhibitors Announced for 2019 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 22-25, in Orlando

The PGA Show Week schedule has been announced and PGA Professionals, buyers and industry leaders can begin to schedule face-to-face meetings with key brands and top names returning to the PGA Show Floor at the 66th PGA Merchandise Show, the annual “MAJOR of Golf Business,” Jan. 22-25, 2019, in Orlando.

The international golf industry’s annual global gathering 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. PGA Show Week will begin with the PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit presented by OMEGA, Jan. 20-21, at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). The 17th Annual PGA Show Demo Day at Orange County National Golf Center will be on Tuesday, Jan. 22. PGA Merchandise Show exhibits, demonstrations, education seminars, special events and industry presentations will fill out the industry calendar Wednesday – Friday, Jan. 23–25, also at the Convention Center.

Key brands such as Callaway Golf, Cobra Golf, PING, Srixon/Cleveland Golf, Titleist and Wilson will showcase their newest equipment and technology within a comprehensive Equipment Section at the PGA Merchandise Show—and will be joined by Mizuno and Bridgestone, returning to the Show floor for the first time since 2005 and 2016, respectively. Golf lifestyle apparel and accessories are also well represented, with companies such as adidas Golf, AHEAD, Antigua, Bobby Jones Apparel, Callaway Apparel, Cutter & Buck, Dunning, FootJoy, Greg Norman Collection, Peter Millar, Polo/Ralph Lauren, PUMA Golf, Summit Brands (B. Draddy, Fairway & Greene, EP NY, Zero Restriction), Travis Mathew and Under Armour anchoring the PGA Merchandise Show apparel section. In all, more than 1,000 exhibiting companies and brands will build a diverse and comprehensive marketplace within nearly 10 miles of aisles on the PGA Show Floor. A directory of exhibiting companies is updated regularly at PGAShow.com.

The PGA Merchandise Show, first established in 1954, is organized in partnership with the PGA of America and is the largest annual gathering of PGA Professionals.

“The PGA Merchandise Show provides PGA Members and retailers with a strong PGA Show Week agenda and an unparalleled marketplace of the newest innovations to improve the golf experience,” said PGA of America Chief Commercial Officer Jeff Price. “Valuable personal interaction with industry leaders at the PGA Show, coupled with comprehensive education and career programs, helps to advance the PGA Profession and drive industry business.”

“While continuing to offer extensive sourcing, education, networking, buying and business opportunities, the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show will feature a variety of programs to make planning and executing your PGA Show Week objectives easier than ever,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Event Vice President Marc Simon. “Online planning tools, mobile activations, more efficient floor navigation, customized event recommendations, digital alerts and more will be offered to help PGA Professionals and buyers get the most out of the PGA Show experience.”

PGA Show Week Events Schedule

PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit Presented By OMEGA
Orange County Convention Center – West Concourse

  • Sunday, January 20 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, January 21 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

PGA Show Demo Day
Orange County National Golf Center

  • Tuesday, January 22 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PGA & LPGA Professionals, Media & Invited Guests Only 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. All other PGA Show Attendees

PGA Show Education Conference
Orange County Convention Center – West Concourse

  • Tuesday, January 22 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 23 7:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 24 7:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, January 25 7:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

PGA Show Exhibits
Orange County Convention Center – West Concourse

  • Wednesday, January 23 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 24 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday, January 25 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Registration for the 66th PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 22-25, 2019, in Orlando, is now open for PGA and LPGA members, golf buyers and industry professionals at PGAShow.com. Attendance at the 66th PGA Merchandise Show is restricted to PGA Professionals and golf industry personnel. Attendance and registration guidelines are available at PGAShow2019.com/Attendance. Savings on PGA Show official hotels, plus additional travel discounts, are also available at PGAShow2019.com/Hotel-Travel.

There is no registration fee for qualified golf industry professionals through Dec.14, 2018. Beginning Dec.15, 2018, PGA Professionals and Allied Association members can continue to register at no charge, while other industry personnel will incur a $50 registration processing fee through Jan. 21, 2019; and a $195 fee at the PGA Show through Jan. 25, 2019.

About the PGA Merchandise Show

The 66th PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 22-25, 2019, in Orlando, 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 Demo Day, the world’s largest professional golf testing event, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Orange County National Golf Center. During PGA Show days, Jan. 23-25, 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, “the MAJOR of Golf Business,” is a trade-only event, not open to the public. Learn more at PGAShow.com and engage with us at: /Facebook, /Twitter, /Instagram, /LinkedIn, /YouTube

Media Contacts:

PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Media:
Sherry Major
(716) 662-3855
smajor@reedexpo.com

PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Exhibitor:
Mike Choma
(203) 840-5356
mchoma@reedexpo.com

PGA of America/Media:
Michael Abramowitz
(561) 624-8458
mabramowitz@pgahq.com