The 2013 European Golf Business Conference now into its 8th year, has fast become a major event for golfing industry players of all levels, and is a once-a-year opportunity to get up to speed with the latest trends and developments in the European and worldwide golf arena. This year the conference will be hosted at the Hotel Tivoli Lisboa in the heart of Lisbon from 23-25th October.
Alexander Baron von Spoercken EGCOA President said:‘This year’s agenda will focus on getting back to basics. For the golf industry to evolve we must understand better what the customer wants. By identifying the root of issues such as falling levels of player participation we can clearly develop strategies& programmes in which to assist the industry in moving forward. Our international line up of leading industry speakers will explore a range of topics giving delegates a clear direction on how to grow the game and their business for the future.’
Among the panel discussions and presentation topics on the agenda are: Growing the game of golf, the power and potential of the female golf market, embracing and integrating technological advances in the golf industry, Intelligent pricing in golf, the role and impact and third party tee time resellers in golf and many more.
Some of the industry’s leading names to join the agenda are:
- Jeff Calderwood: CEO National Golf Course Owners Association Canada
- Dr. Nile W. Hatch: Chairman Quantival
- Paul Gibbons: Chairman of Leaderboard Golf Ltd.
- Gregg Patterson: General Manager The Beach Club Santa Monica
- Jereon Korving: Managing Director Leading Courses
- Scott Merchant: Founder Golf Pipeline
The European Golf Business Conference is now open for registration. Registrations received before the 15th July will receive a 20% early bird discount.To learn more about the event or to register visit www.egcoaconference.eu
European Golf Course Owners Association www.egcoa.eu