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Registration opens for the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show

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PGA of America

Published: Monday, September 30, 2019 | 5:19 p.m.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Registration for the 67th PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 21-24, 2020, in Orlando, is now open for PGA and LPGA Members, golf buyers and industry professionals at PGAShow.com.   

The PGA Merchandise Show, the international golf industry’s MAJOR of Golf Business, attracts nearly 40,000 golf industry professionals from around the world and nearly 1,000 participating golf companies and brands to Orlando. 

The 2020 PGA Show Week will begin with the NGCOA’s Golf Business Conference (Jan. 20-22), the AGM Retail Conference (Jan. 21) and the PGA Show Education Conference (Jan 21-24) at the Orange County Convention Center. The 18th Annual PGA Show Demo Day, featuring nearly 100 top golf companies within 200+ hitting bays, practice greens, and a golf cart test track, will be held Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Orange County National Golf Center.  PGA Merchandise Show exhibits, demonstrations, education seminars, special events and industry presentations will fill out the industry calendar Wednesday - Friday, Jan. 22–24, at the Convention Center. Additionally, the Racquet and Paddle Sports Show, a four-day trade event for the tennis, racquet and paddle sports industry, will be co-located with the PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 22-24, in the Convention Center (West Halls E/F). 

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Registration for the PGA Show Education Conference is also now available. The annual Education Conference features industry experts presenting outdoor instructional workshops, multiple certification programs and more than 50 classroom sessions. Early education registration savings up to 25 percent are currently available through Nov. 18, 2019.  Additionally, PGA Members can save with a “Buy One, Get One Free” offer for Full Conference registration for an additional PGA Member or industry professional employed by the same facility. Conference single-day and single-session pass registration will open later this month. PGA Professionals are able to earn more than 40 MSR credits through participation in the PGA Show Education Conference and various PGA Merchandise Show programs.  PGA Show Education Conference details are available at PGAShow2020.com/education

Attendance at the 67th PGA Merchandise Show is restricted to PGA Professionals and golf industry personnel.  Attendance and registration guidelines are available at PGAShow2020.com/Attendance. There is no registration fee for qualified golf industry professionals through Nov.18, 2019. Beginning Nov.19, 2019, PGA Professionals and Allied Association members can continue to register at no charge, while other industry personnel will incur a $50 registration processing fee through Jan. 20, 2020; and a $195 fee at the PGA Show through Jan. 24, 2020.   

About the PGA Merchandise Show 

The 67th PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 21-24, 2020, in Orlando, will welcome some 1,000 top golf companies and brands and nearly 40,000 industry professionals from around the world to the industry’s annual global summit for the business of golf. The PGA Show Demo Day, the world’s largest professional golf testing event, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Orange County National Golf Center. During PGA Show days, Jan. 22-24, at the Orange County Convention Center, PGA Professionals, retailers and industry leaders will uncover the latest trends, source the newest golf merchandise, test the latest equipment, learn proven business best practices, network among peers and move forward the business of the game. The PGA Merchandise Show, “the MAJOR of Golf Business,” is organized in partnership with the PGA of America and is a trade-only event, not open to the public.