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Everyone can learn at Harrogate Week 2010

12.13am 13th October 2009 - Exhibitions & Conferences - This story was updated on Thursday, March 18th, 2010

The Continue to Learn programme for Harrogate Week 2010 has been launched and it offers something for everyone.

The five day programme contains 23 Workshops and a series of Seminar Sessions both on the official programme and the “Fringe” programme which offers exhibitors the opportunity to present to visitors.

For the first time Harrogate Week will offer education on conjunction with the PGA (Professional Golfers Association, BALI (British Association of Landscape Industries) and the CMAE (Club Managers Association of Europe). In addition there will be the regular Seminar run and organised by the R&A (Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, EGU (English Golf Union) and the GCMA (Golf Club Managers Association).

The programme covers all aspects of a sports turf industry from Management, Presenting; Accounting; First Aid; Irrigation and Water Management; health and Safety; Marketing; Training Assistants; Soil Science and Carbon Auditing.

The week will also include “The 2mm Debate” Seminar, a topic which has had the sports turf industry buzzing for the last 12 months and which has attracted much interest.

“We are delighted that our 2010 Continue to Learn programme offers so much to so many and I am particularly pleased that so many related bodies have identified Harrogate as the ideal opportunity to conduct training and meet fellow professionals,” said either BIGGA Chief Executive, John Pemberton.

A copy of the Continue to Learn Brochure has been distributed with the October issue of Greenkeeper International and can also be obtained as a download from the BIGGA Website or from BIGGA Headquarters Tel: 01347 833800.


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