2011 PGA Expo offers many Show specials for attending buyers

By
The PGA of America

Series: PGA Feature

PGA Professionals and golf buyers coming to the 2011 PGA Expo can anticipate many vendor Show specials among an abundance of new product introductions from more than 200 exhibitors at the PGA Expo, August 22-24, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“In addition to the introduction of exciting new golf merchandise and the latest lifestyle and performance apparel lines, the 2011 PGA Expo is an unparalleled resource for promotional offers available right on the show floor,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Industry Vice President John McGeary.  “Add these to education seminars, main stage presentations, designer forums, business best practices and professional networking -- and you have unprecedented value across all levels at this year’s PGA Expo.”

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About the 2011 PGA Expo
The 2011 PGA Expo begins with a new Demo Night and industry networking party at the Callaway Golf Center, just off the Las Vegas Strip, on Monday, August 22.  PGA Professionals, buyers and industry leaders attending the PGA Expo will be able to field test the newest equipment, training aids and accessories first hand, 5:00-9:00 p.m., at the Center’s two-tiered 113-stall lighted driving range, plus the putting and chipping greens. The Center’s Divine Nine, a nine-hole lighted par-3 course, will be the site of a social golf outing and a Demo Night networking party will be offered throughout the facility.

More than 200 golf companies and brands will present and demonstrate their latest merchandise in the Venetian Ballroom on Tuesday, August 23, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, August 24, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Attendees can participate in the comprehensive education conference; test equipment right at the Golf Performance & Training Center; uncover the newest merchandise at the New Product Zone; and network with colleagues among displays of the latest golf fashion lines in the new Fashion FOREward Spotlight. 

Each Show day, the energy on the Show floor will be infused by numerous main stage presentations by industry leaders, golf fashion designers and PGA Professional instructors.  Well-known golf instructor Butch Harmon, veteran NBC/Golf Channel broadcaster Mark Rolfing and TNT Broadcaster Jim Huber are among main stage presenters.  PGA Professionals can earn nearly 20 MSR credits through participation in education seminars, main stage programs, PGA Town Hall, Demo Night and PGA Expo events.

Also, the popular Elations Industry Reception will return the first night of exhibition events, Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the TAO Las Vegas in the Grand Canal Shoppes of the Venetian, with a new, complimentary Opening Night After-Party at LAVO in the Palazzo Las Vegas Resort.

Returning to the apparel industry’s “Fashion Week” and the Venetian ballroom, the PGA Expo is positioned at the center of the MAGIC, MODA, MRket and ACCESSORIES: The Show events.