PGA Show Features New Career Zone to Connect Employers with Industry Job Seekers and Provide Golf Career Insights

FRISCO, Texas (Jan. 5, 2023) – The 2023 PGA Show, Jan. 24-27 in Orlando, will feature a new golf industry Career Zone where PGA Professionals, college students and second-career professionals can connect with employers right on the Show Floor. In addition to company recruiting activations, the Career Zone will host employer-led panel presentations and networking events.

Organized by the PGA of America and PGA Golf Exhibitions, the 70th PGA Show will bring together thousands of PGA Professionals, golf leaders, industry executives and retailers from around the world who will source new products from nearly 800 golf and golf lifestyle brands, attend high-level industry presentations, participate in education and career workshops, and also connect in person with peers and golf leaders to drive continued growth of the sport and the business of golf. The PGA Show begins on Jan. 24 with the PGA Show Demo & Fitting Day at Orange County National Golf Center and moves to the Orange County Convention Center, Jan. 25-27, for exhibits and a full schedule of industry events. PGA Show details and industry professional registration are available at PGAShow.com.

New Career Zone at the 2023 PGA Show

The new Career Zone at the PGA Show will be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 25-26, and is co-located with the PGA Golf Management University Pavilion at Show Floor location #3577. Leading golf industry companies will be featured each day and will share information about their businesses while recruiting for open positions with job seekers at all career levels.

Participating Companies

Currently, the following companies will participate in the Career Zone as recruiting employers: Acushnet, NBC Sports, NGSA (National Golf Sales Association), PGA of America, Troon and USGA. Additional participating employers will be regularly updated at PGAShow.com.

 

Employer-Led Panel Discussions

PGA Career Services will moderate panel discussions with varying employers on Jan. 25 and Jan. 26.  The “Where Should I Start My Golf Career” panel will be held each day from 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. ET and “Work Life Balance” will be held each day from 3 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. ET.

 

Networking and the Career Zone Passport Program

PGA Professionals, college students and second-career professionals can network with potential employers as part of the Career Zone Passport Program and will be entered into a drawing for prizes awarded daily at 4 p.m. during an informal employer-professional reception.

 

About PGA Golf Exhibitions

The PGA Show, PGA Buying & Education Summit and PGA Show Connects are organized by PGA Golf Exhibitions (part of RX) and the PGA of America. Since its inception in 1954, the PGA Show has grown into the largest annual business event for the global golf industry. Regional PGA Show Buying & Education Summits and the PGA Show Connects digital platform connect the industry year-round and drive business leading up to the annual PGA Show. Learn more at PGAShow.com  and follow us on TwitterInstagram and  Facebook.

 

About the PGA of America

The PGA of America is one of the world’s largest sports organizations, composed of nearly 28,000 PGA Professionals who work daily to grow interest and inclusion in the game of golf. For more information about the PGA of America, visit PGA.com and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

 

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Media Contacts:

PGA Show/Media: Sherry Major, SherryMajor@RXGlobal.com

PGA Show/Exhibitor: Gregory Scott, (203) 840-5399, Gregory.Scott@RXGlobal.com

PGA of America/Media: Michael Abramowitz, (561) 624-8458, Mabramowitz@PGAHQ.com