FRISCO, Texas (June 15, 2023) – The 2023 PGA Buying & Education Summit, July 31 – Aug. 2, at PGA Frisco, will feature a Live Fashion Show, sponsored by RepSpark and an Opening Night Welcome Reception at the Omni PGA Frisco Resort on Monday evening, July 31. The fashion show and reception are open exclusively to PGA Professionals, golf buyers, industry leaders and media attending the Summit. Event attendance qualifications and registration are available at PGABuyingSummit.com.
The Opening Night Welcome Reception, 5 – 6:30 p.m. CDT, precedes and follows the Live Fashion Show, 5:30 – 6 p.m. Both events will be held in the resort’s well-appointed Ryder Cup Reception Foyer, offering sweeping views of the new PGA Frisco campus. PGA Professionals, golf buyers, and industry leaders can enjoy networking with peers during the reception and preview the latest fashions from emerging and established golf lifestyle brands in a professional, live runway event. Hailey Hunter of NBC Sports and Golf Channel will be the fashion show host, and music by a live DJ will be played throughout the evening events.
Participating Brands in the Live Fashion Show, sponsored by RepSpark
(As of June 15, 2023; See Full Directory of 150+ Brands at PGABuyingSummit.com
Catapult Group, LLC
Reflo Sports Ltd
Following the Live Fashion Show, attending guests can vote for the “2023 People's Choice: Best in Fashion Show” award, with the winner announced at the opening of the Summit’s ballroom exhibits on Tuesday morning, Aug. 1.
The new location and format for the 2023 PGA Buying and Education Summit have resulted in a tremendous industry response with more than 150 top and emerging golf brands planning to showcase the latest trends in apparel, accessory, equipment, technology and golf lifestyle products. In addition to product sourcing, the packed three-day schedule also features equipment and technology testing, the live fashion show, and national-level PGA Education sessions.
Each evening of the Summit will offer PGA Professionals, buyers and vendors a chance to unwind and stay connected. Monday’s Welcome Reception and Fashion Show and Tuesday’s Demo Night will be followed by experiential networking events within the Monument Realty PGA District, including putting contests on the lighted 2-acre putting course, The Dance Floor; tee times at the 10-hole, lighted par-3 short course, The Swing; and after-hours networking at the Lounge by Topgolf and Ice House.
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 2023. The exhibitor directory, detailed event schedule and education topics and presenters are available at PGABuyingSummit.com.
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. More than 12 PDR credits can be earned by PGA Professionals for participation in the event and education programs. Registration, education enrollment and hotel reservations can be made 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
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