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2020 PGA Merchandise Show Education Conference Schedule Announced

1.19pm 6th November 2019 - Exhibitions & Conferences

A full day of outdoor Teaching & Coaching workshops and four days of more than 50 classroom education sessions will be offered during the PGA Merchandise Show Education Conference in Orlando, Jan. 21-24, 2020.

Up to 25 percent in early-registration savings, plus additional savings incentives for PGA Members and PGA Associates, are available through Nov. 18, 2019, for single session, single day, full conference and all-access education passes. Conference details and online registration are available at

The 2020 PGA Show Education Conference will offer a full day of educational programming, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 21, with hands-on Teaching & Coaching workshops at Orange County National Golf Center, and classroom sessions focused on Executive Management and Golf Operations at the Orange County Convention Center.

PGA Show Week also features multiple additional professional development opportunities, including complimentary industry presentations on the PGA Forum Stage, PGA Member workshops in the PGA Member Business Center, the NGCOA Golf Business Conference, the AGM Golf Retail Conference and the Tennis Owners & Managers Conference of the co-located Racquet & Paddle Sports Show.

“PGA Show Week is full of valuable education opportunities to help attendees drive forward their business and career, and best prepare for the future,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Event Vice President Marc Simon. “Influential, national-level experts from the world of business, golf operations and instruction will present best practices, current innovations and emerging golf industry trends during an extensive PGA Merchandise Show Education Conference schedule. We look forward to welcoming PGA/LPGA Professionals and industry leaders to take advantage of all that PGA Show Week has to offer.”

NGCOA – Golf Business Conference 2020

The annual Golf Business Conference, the largest annual meeting of golf course owners and operators, joins PGA Show Week for the first time, Jan. 20-22, 2020, at the OCCC. The event offers 15+ education sessions including a pre-conference Master Class, the annual Yamaha Golf Outing, the annual Celebration & Awards Dinner, social/networking receptions and more. All GBC20 education sessions are eligible for PGA and LPGA continuing education credits/units. Details are available at

AGM Retail Conference/Product Preview & Buyers’ Reception

The Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) host their annual retail conference, including a full schedule of educational sessions, presentation of the Platinum Awards, and the evening Product Preview & Buyers’ Reception, Jan. 21, 2020, at the OCCC. Details are available at

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.

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