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Lisbon to host 2013 European Golf Business Conference, 23-25 October

9.56am 7th June 2013 - Exhibitions & Conferences

Lisbon Harbour
Lisbon Harbour

The 2013 European Golf Business Conference is headed for Lisbon, Portugal. The annual event hosted by the European Golf Course Owners Association (EGCOA) is now widely regarded as a must attend event on the golf business calendar.

Two hundred golf course owners, managers and industry professionals from around Europe are expected to attend the conference, which is entitled “Back to Basics”, from 23-25th October at the five star Hotel Tivoli Lisboa, located in the Heart of Lisbon.

Lodewijk Klootwijk, EGCOA director, said: “Lisbon was an easy choice for this year’s conference. The city is a vibrant capital and is ideally setup to host our event. Each year the conference is growing in strength attracting new delegates from around the world. We are very excited for this year’s event which has attracted many of the golf industry’s leading speakers and industry experts from around the world.

“We would like to thank the Lisbon tourism board who have been very supportive and welcoming to our event and we look forward to working together with them in the coming months.”

Vitor Costa, General Manager of Lisbon Tourisms Visitor & Convention Bureau, said: “It is a great pleasure and honour to welcome the European Golf Business conference to Lisbon in October 2013. It is a fantastic opportunity for the city of Lisbon to host such a prestigious event in the golf industry.

“Our close proximity from most European cities, the quality of our golf courses, the light and beauty of Lisbon and the historical heritage all contribute to make Lisbon an ideal destination to host such an international event.

“We look forward to working together with the European Golf Course Owners Association in sharing our city with Europe’s leading golf course owners & industry professionals.”

The European Golf Business Conference is now open for registration. Delegates registering for the event before the 15th July will receive an early bird discounted rate. To learn more about the event or to register visit


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