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CMAE tees up Spring Conference at Wentworth

8.13am 19th March 2009 - People

The famous Wentworth Club, Surrey, will stage the 2009 Club Managers Association of Europe’s (CMAE) Spring Conference on Monday 30th March, where former Executive Director of the PGA European Tour, Ken Schofield, will be guest of honour.

Delegates attending the conference and Annual General Meeting will benefit from a day of educational seminars, sponsored by Premium Credit, starting with a session on ‘Clubs and the Economy, ’ chaired by Lt. Col. John Hunt of The Berkshire Golf Club.

Following this opening round table discussion, there will be an industry panel featuring John McCormack CCM, President CMAE, Julian Small, Managing Director of The Wentworth Club, Mark Dempster, Head of Direct Debit Management Services, Premium Credit and Andy Brown, Corporate Account Manager of Toro.

CMAE Chief Executive Officer, Jerry Kilby CCM, said, “Our hope is that by sharing these important topical issues with the group, delegates will be able to come away with a number of case study examples and solutions from colleagues who may have had experience and success in these matters.”

Jerry Kilby will also make a ‘State of the Association’ presentation, reporting on the CMAE’s recent growth and activities, including the Certified Club Manager qualification, and will launch new membership services.

Delegates will be then be given the chance to unwind as the day draws to a close with a tour of The Wentworth Club, followed by drinks reception and networking dinner, where guest of honour Ken Schofield will speak.

Jerry Kilby added, “Club managers will benefit from the professional experience and insight of an outstanding line-up of speakers and panellists, coming together at a world class venue. It is set to be a great occasion.”

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