Demo Night product testing and technology education add even more value for Summit attendees; Total participating golf brands grow to 160-plus.
FRISCO, Texas (June 28, 2023) –– PGA Golf Exhibitions and the PGA of America announced today participation by top equipment and technology companies at the 2023 PGA Buying & Education Summit at PGA Frisco, July 31 – Aug. 2, bringing the total number of participating golf brands to more than 160.
The three-day Summit begins on July 31, when PGA Professionals can attend the PGA Education Conference at the state-of-the-art PGA Professional Development Center. Invitation-only One2One VIP Buying Appointments will also take place on July 31 at the Omni PGA Frisco Resort and all Summit attendees are invited to attend the Welcome Reception and Live Fashion Show that evening at the resort.
The exhibit floor will be open to all industry attendees Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 1-2. PGA Professionals and buyers can learn details of the latest product advancements and clubfitting strategies from experts of top equipment and technology companies on Aug. 1 at the PGA Coaching Center. That night, attendees are invited to test the latest products and technology from some of golf’s most recognizable equipment and technology brands at the event’s Demo Night on the PGA District range and putting green.
Participating Equipment & Technologies Brands as of June 28:
Blue Tees Golf
Full Swing Golf
LA Golf Shafts
Perfect Hands Golf
*See Full Directory of 160+ Brands at PGABuyingSummit.com
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 complimentary tee times on The Swing, a 10-hole, lighted par-3 short course, and access to The Dance Floor, a lighted 2-acre putting course. Networking opportunities continue into the night at the Ice House with six live hitting bays, Lounge by Topgolf, and additional retail and dining destinations in the expansive PGA District.
The new Home of the PGA of America opened 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. The event is not open to the public. 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
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 organisations. 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
RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. RELX serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs more than 35,000 people over 40% of whom are in North America. The shares of RELX PLC, the parent company, are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RELX. Note: Current market capitalisation can be found at http://www.relx.com/investors
PGA Show/Media: Sherry Major, Sherry.Major@RXGlobal.com
PGA of America/Media: Michael Abramowitz, (561) 624-8458, MAbramowitz@PGAHQ.com
PGA Show/VIP Buyer Program: Lisa Langas, (203) 722-8481, Lisa.Langas@RXGlobal.com
PGA Show/Exhibitor: Gregory Scott, (203) 840-5399, Gregory.Scott@RXGlobal.com