General Show Information
What are the dates of the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show?
The Show will take place January 22-24, 2014 with PGA Show Demo Day on January 21, 2014.
Is the PGA Merchandise Show open to the public?
No. The PGA Merchandise Show is a trade event only.
Who attends the PGA Merchandise Show?
Attendees are PGA and LPGA Professionals, Retail and Equipment Buyers, Golf Course Owners/Managers/Developers, Golf Instructors, Superintendents, and Industry Professionals. Who either buy or directly influence the purchase of golf-related products and services for their business or facility.
Where is the Show located?
The 2014 PGA Merchandise Show will be held in the West Hall at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
I'd like information on exhibiting at the PGA Merchandise Show.
Contact Erin McArdle, Director of Sales at 203-840-5685.
How can I register?
Registration will be live in September of 2013 for the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show.
How much does it cost to attend?
PGA Professionals, PGA Buyers and up to 4 Guests are free.
The registration processing fee is now $30 for any Non-PGA Members. The onsite fee for Non-PGA Members is $75.00. A portion of this fee will be donated to support We Are Golf.
There is a $500 charge per person for professionals providing services to the golf industry (i.e. advertising agencies, suppliers, etc.).
What forms of identification do you accept as proof of business?
You must provide your tax ID number OR three references (name and phone number/email) that will validate your status as a retail buyer or golf industry professional. If you are a member of an allied association*, please provide association name and membership number only.
*PGA, AGM, ASGCA, CFTG, GCAA, GCSAA, GEMA, GRAA, GWAA, GTAA, LPGA, NGBA, NGCOA, NGSA, PCA, PCA, WIGI
Can I bring my family to the PGA Merchandise Show?
Family members and guests can be registered by a badged attendee at the show for $50 a person. PGA Members may register up to four family members and guests in advance of the show at no charge. There is a $10 fee for each family member and guest over this allotment.
How can I obtain a visa letter of invitation to attend the PGA Merchandise Show?
You may request a visa letter of invitation by completing our online form.
Do you want to plan ahead for the Show?
You can plan ahead, online through Map Your Show; search exhibitors, products and the floor plan as you build your personalized agenda.
Is there Education available at the Show?
The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show featured revolutionized education that you were able to experience in three different ways; NEW Instructional Workshops, NEW Fast Track and the traditional conference sessions with fresh topics.
Do you have Special Events at the Show?
The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show featured a full line up of Special Events, Celebrity Appearances, and much more on the Show floor