Mid-season industry event features sold-out exhibits, live fashion show, Demo Night, One2One buying appointments, PGA Education sessions and peer networking across PGA Frisco campus
FRISCO, Texas (May 22, 2023) –– Complimentary registration is now open at PGABuyingSummit.com for PGA Professionals and golf buyers attending the 2023 PGA Buying & Education Summit at PGA Frisco, July 31 – Aug. 2.
The new location and format for the event have resulted in a tremendous industry response with more than 120 top and emerging golf brands planning to showcase the latest trends in apparel, accessory and golf lifestyle products in the sold-out exhibit ballrooms of the new Omni PGA Frisco Resort. Participating brands also have been capped for the invitation only One2One buying appointments. In addition to product sourcing, the packed three-day schedule also features equipment and technology testing, a live fashion show, national-level PGA Education and peer networking during experiential events at the golf-centered entertainment and dining area of the Monument Realty PGA District.
Participation in the PGA Show Buying & Education Summit exhibits, special events and networking programs are complimentary for PGA Professionals and golf buyers. Education enrollment for all six national-level education sessions is only $75 for PGA Professionals and $100 for golf buyers and industry professionals. Registration, education enrollment and hotel reservations can be made at PGABuyingSummit.com.
The Summit begins on Monday, July 31, with curated One2One Buying Appointments at the Omni PGA Frisco Resort and the PGA Education Conference at the new, state-of-the-art PGA Professional Development Center, which features hybrid indoor/outdoor hitting bays, simulators, an indoor short-game area, a putting lab, modern classrooms, and a full-size driving range. A total of 8 PGA of America PDR credits can be earned through participation in each education session as well as the event.
The exhibit floor will be open Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 1-2, at the Omni PGA Frisco Resort. Golf equipment and technology demonstrations and education also will take place at the PGA Coaching Center located in the Monument Realty PGA District, adjacent to the Resort.
Each evening will offer PGA Professionals, buyers and vendors a chance to unwind and stay connected. There will be a welcome reception and fashion show at the Omni PGA Frisco Resort on Monday, and Demo Night product testing at the Monument Realty PGA District on Tuesday. Both nights also will feature networking events and fun golf competitions within the PGA District, which features: The Dance Floor, a lighted 2-acre putting course; The Swing, a 10-hole, lighted par-3 short course; the PGA Coaching Center, offering coaching, club fitting and fitness elements to golfers from PGA Professionals; restaurants, children’s play areas, and shopping options for the public to enjoy, such as the PGA Shop, Ice House, Gimme Toys, Blue Lacy Mercantile, Vineyard Vines, Margaret’s Cones & Cups and Lounge by Topgolf.
Organized tours of the new PGA Frisco campus are also being planned during event days. The new Home of the PGA of America debuted in August 2022, and the Omni PGA Frisco Resort and Monument Realty PGA District opened May 2, 2023.
The exhibitor directory, detailed event schedule and education topics and presenters are available at PGABuyingSummit.com.
About PGA Golf Exhibitions
The PGA Show, PGA Buying & Education Summit and PGA Show Connects are organized by PGA Golf Exhibitions (part of RX) and the PGA of America. Since its inception in 1954, the PGA Show has grown into the largest annual business event for the global golf industry. The mid-season PGA Show Buying & Education Summit and the PGA Show Connects digital platform connect the industry year-round and drive business leading up to the annual PGA Show. Learn more at PGAShow.com and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
About the PGA of America
The PGA of America is one of the world’s largest sports organizations, composed of nearly 28,000 PGA Professionals who work daily to grow interest and inclusion in the game of golf. For more information about the PGA of America, visit PGA.com and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
About RX (Reed Exhibitions) & RELX
RX is in the business of building businesses for individuals, communities and organizations. We elevate the power of face-to-face events by combining data and digital products to help customers learn about markets, source products and complete transactions at approximately 400 events in 22 countries across 42 industry sectors. RX is passionate about making a positive impact on society and is fully committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our people. RX is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. www.rxglobal.com
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PGA Show/Media: Sherry Major, SherryMajor@RXGlobal.com
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PGA of America/Media: Michael Abramowitz, (561) 624-8458, MAbramowitz@PGAHQ.com