LAS VEGAS (Aug. 18, 2015) – Thousands of PGA Professionals, golf buyers, manufacturers and industry leaders are in Las Vegas for Day 2 of the 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, 8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m., at The Venetian. Events for Tuesday include exhibits and demonstrations by more than 200 companies and brands; exhibitor special events, contests and guest appearances; the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience Live Fashion Show featuring 17 top golf designers; and the Opening Night Reception on the Show floor.
The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience continues with a comprehensive schedule of events on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., at The Venetian.
Golf industry professionals may continue to register onsite. The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience is an industry-only event and is not open to the general public. Further registration details are available at www.pgalasvegas.com
Golf enthusiasts may follow all the action of new product introductions, industry announcements, celebrity appearances and special events at PGALasVegas.com; with reports at PGA.com and in Golf Channel news programming during Morning Drive and Golf Central. Additionally, all the action will be covered extensively on PGA Golf Shows social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Schedule of Events for Tuesday, Aug. 18
PGA Fashion & Demo Experience – Show Floor
8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.: Palazzo Ballroom
• More than 200 top companies and brands will showcase the newest equipment and technology, plus the hottest fashion trends and accessory collections exclusively for attending PGA Professionals and buyers at the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience. Co-located with multiple Las Vegas Fashion Week trade shows, the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience is taking place in the Palazzo Ballroom on the fifth floor of the Venetian Conference Center.
PGA Fashion & Demo Experience Live Fashion Show
5:00-5:30 p.m.: Fashion Show Stage, Palazzo Ballroom
• On Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 5:00 p.m., the main stage and networking lounge will be transformed for a special evening affair, as industry guests are invited to the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience Live Fashion Show, presented by SWINGDISH. This live, runway production will showcase many of the latest golf lifestyle collections by the industry's top designers and will be moderated again this year by Golf Channel's Bailey Mosier.
Participating companies to date include: Callaway Golf, Chip Shot Kids, Cross Golf USA, Cutter & Buck, Daily Sports, Dominie Luxury, Fairway Fox, Nivo Sport, Sligo Wear Inc., Straight Down Clothing Co., SWINGDISH, TravisMathew Apparel, Line Up Group/San Soleil, Longball Inc., and Under Armour.
PGA Fashion & Demo Experience Opening Night Reception
5:30-7:00 p.m.: Palazzo Ballroom
• Immediately following the Live Fashion Show, all registered event attendees are invited to the Opening Night Reception, presented by SWINGDISH, from 5:30-7:00 p.m., featuring wine, beer, & light hors d'oeuvres in a social, lively atmosphere on the Show floor. Exhibitor booths will be open for business during this networking event for buyers to enjoy the extended hours to explore, browse and discuss all the latest finds the Show floor has to offer.
PGA Education Conference
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.: The Venetian, Marcello Meeting Rooms
• The PGA Education Conference, held in conjunction with the 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, features certification programs, an outdoor short-game instructional workshop, more than 20 classroom seminars, a full-day player development workshop and a special keynote industry conference. On Tuesday morning, Aug.18, the educational offerings begin with "Developing Power and Maximizing Your Golf Performance", led by David Donatucci, M.Ed, C.S.C.S Owner/Director The Florida Institute of Performance. PGA Professionals can earn up to 20 MSR credits through participation in the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience.
About the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience
The 2015 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience, Aug. 17-19, in Las Vegas, is a golf merchandising, product testing and professional education event, exclusively for golf industry professionals and golf lifestyle apparel retailers. The PGA Outdoor Demo Experience at Cascata Golf Club, Aug. 17, was open 2:00-7:00 p.m. The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience at the Venetian is open Aug. 18, 8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.; and Aug. 19, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. The event is organized by the PGA of America and PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions. Additional details and registration are available at PGALasVegas.com