Special Events Add Even More Value to PGA Buying & Education Summit in Las Vegas, July 11-12, 2022

New Golf Industry Careers Program, AGM special events, Southwest PGA Section Town Hall, networking reception & nighttime Par 3 Shootout complement buying and education schedule.

FRISCO, Texas (June 21, 2022) – The 2022 PGA Show Buying & Education Summit features a packed two-day schedule of business and career-building events throughout the day, and fun social and networking events at night, July 11-12 at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa. Event details, complimentary industry registration and education conference enrollment are available at PGALasVegas.com.

Influential PGA Professionals and golf buyers will preview the latest inno­vations and trends from some 50 top apparel, accessories and golf lifestyle companies, while being among the first to place orders for the new 2023 spring lines.

While open ballroom exhibits and preset One2One buyer appointments and a PGA Education Conference are the main focus of the Summit, the mid-season golf business event delivers additional value with multiple career and networking events in collaboration with PGA of America Career Services, the Southwest PGA Section, Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) and the National Golf Sales Representatives Association (NGSA).

PGA SHOW BUYING & EDUCATION SUMMIT AGENDA

As of 6/21/2022 | All Times PT | Subject to Change |

Invitation-only One2One additional schedule here

 

Sunday, July 10

5 – 7 p.m.              AGM Networking Reception

Exclusively for AGM Members and Vendor Partners. Light hors d'oeuvres and cocktails provided complements of PGA Golf Exhibitions. JW Marriott, Cascade Ballroom - Palm Tower

Monday, July 11

8 – 9:30 a.m.         Southwest PGA Section Town Hall

Exclusively for Southwest PGA Section Members. MSR credit will be awarded at one (1) credit per hour. Register for Town Hall here.  JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room.

 

10 a.m. – noon      PGA Education Sessions

Session details here. JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room.

 

11 a.m.  – 5:30 p.m.        Golf Industry Careers Program

PGA Professionals, students and golf sales reps will learn about golf career paths; network with industry leaders; attend an industry Q&A session and participate in breakout sessions, one-on-one meetings and open interviews. Learn more here. JW Marriott, Marquis 4 Room.

 

1 – 6 p.m.                Open Ballroom Exhibits

                                 Exhibitor directory here. JW Marriott, Grand Ballroom.

 

3 – 5:30 p.m.           PGA Education Sessions

 Session details here. JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room.

 

6 – 8 p.m.              Welcome Reception

All registered Summit attendees welcome to enjoy light hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, complements of PGA Golf Exhibitions. JW Marriott, Cascade Ballroom - Palm Tower

 

8 p.m.                    Southwest PGA Section Par-3 Shootout & Putting Contest

Under the lights at Angel Park Golf Club! Par-3 Shootout features a purse of $2,500 minimum, open exclusively to PGA Professionals.  Shootout details and limited field registration here.  All Summit attendees are welcome to attend this networking event and participate in various putting contests.

 

Tuesday, July 12

8 – 8:45 a.m.                    AGM Industry Trends Panel Discussion

Sustainability panel discussion featuring AGM Vendor Partners Radmor and Tasc. JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room.

 

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.             Open Ballroom Exhibits

                                        Exhibitor directory here. JW Marriott, Grand Ballroom.

 

1 – 3 p.m.                         PGA Education Sessions presented by AGM

Session details here. JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room.

 

The PGA Buying & Education Summit, open to golf industry professionals, offers no-cost registration for Summit exhibitor line showings, networking events and the Golf Industry Career Program. PGA Professionals can earn a total of 8 MSR credits by participating in the event and six national-level education workshops. Additional paid registration is required for education workshops ($50 total for all six workshops) and for the Par-3 Shootout featuring a minimum $2,500 purse.

About PGA Golf Exhibitions

The PGA Show, PGA Buying & Education Summit and PGA Show Connects are organized in partnership 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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Contacts:
PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Media:  Sherry Major, sherry.major@rxglobal.com
PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Exhibitors:  Greg Scott, gregory.scott@rxbglobal.com

PGA of America/Media: Michael Abramowitz, mabramowitz@pgahq.com