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Conference for golf range operators

9.00am 22nd August 2003 - Exhibitions & Conferences

Golf range owners and operators will have the opportunity to learn how to maximise business potential at the OGRO conference held as part of the 2003 Premiere Golf event, in Marbella from 5th to 7th November.
The Golf Range Owners and Operators Conference, presented by OGRO, will cover the very latest developments and issues in this specialist sector through a series of special presentations and a panel discussion delivered by golf range experts and industry professionals.
Topics to be covered will include: new trends in golf ranges and golf range user profiles; new concepts in golf range leisure activity; the latest technology and how it can deliver added value for owners and users alike; design issues and their impact on profitability; retailing and how to maximise its potential; the American experience and what can be learned from across the Atlantic, plus the role that ranges should adopt in developing the game of golf at grass roots level.
The speakers will include leading golf industry professionals from Europe and the United States, including Tony Norton, managing director of American Golf Discount; Stephen Proctor, managing director of Sports Marketing Surveys; Stephen di Costanzo, president of the Golf Range Association of America; Jordan Knez from Range Servant; Nigel Henbury of Swan Golf Designs; Charles Mador from Charles Mador Associates and Peter Allport from World Golf Systems.
The OGRO Conference will be staged on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th (mornings only) at the Palacio de Congresos in Marbella.
Further information about the OGRO Conference and Première Golf 2003 is available from both Robert Fairbairn on 01491 572062 ( or Neil Gray at GMS on 01438 718399 (
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