PGA Buying & Education Summit Provides Early Ordering Access to Spring 2023 Collections in Las Vegas, July 11-12, 2022

Top brands and buyers come together for mid-season Summit offering business,

education, career and social networking programs

FRISCO, Texas (July 6, 2022) – The 2022 PGA Show Buying & Education Summit, July 11-12 at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, will welcome influential PGA Professionals and golf buyers to preview the latest inno­vations and trends from 50 top apparel, accessories and golf lifestyle companies, while offering one of the first opportunities to place orders for new 2023 spring lines.

The two-day event features open ballroom exhibits and preset One2One buyer appointments, a PGA Education Conference, Southwest PGA Section Meeting, new Golf Industry Careers Program, welcome networking reception and a nighttime Southwest PGA Section Par-3 Shootout ($2,500 minimum purse) and Putting Contest at Angel Park Golf Course. Event details, complimentary industry registration and education conference enrollment remain available at PGALasVegas.com.

“We look forward to welcoming top brands and buyers to this year’s PGA Buying & Education Summit in Las Vegas,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Industry Vice President Marc Simon. “With business and career-building events during the day and networking events at night, the Summit offers an effective and enjoyable two-day agenda during golf’s mid-season.” 

PARTICIPATING APPAREL, ACCESSORY AND GOLF LIFESTYLE COMPANIES:

7Diamonds

Andalucia

Ashworth

Bald Head Blues

Biion Footwear

BloqUV

BN3TH

Callaway Apparel

Chervò

Columbia Golf

Dormie Workshop

DrinkTanks

Duca del Cosma

Dunning

Fair Liar

Flag & Anthem

FootJoy

Fury Athletix LLC

G Lifestyle

Galicia

Greg Norman Collection

Harlestons

Hedgren

Horn Legend

Hot Girls Pearls

J.I.M. Imports (Danini)

J.Lindeberg

Jane Fifteen Thirty

Johnston & Murphy

Kenny Flowers

Linksoul

Lucky Soap

Mizzen + Main

OARS + ALPS

Original Penguin Golf

Pac Golf

Palm Golf

Proud 90 Golf

Pukka Inc

RADMOR Golf

Robert Graham

SanSoleil. UV 50 Apparel

Scales Gear

Scheyden Precision Eyewear/ ClubGlove

Sofibella

Stix Golf Co

Swet Tailor

SwingDish

SwingJuice

tasc Performance

TRUE linkswear

Under Armour

VimHue

Vintage Coin Concepts

Yatta Golf

SAMPLING OF REGISTERED GOLF SHOPS, RESORTS AND MANAGEMENT COMPANIES:

American Golf Corporation

Anthem Country Club

Bear's Best Las Vegas

Big Canyon Country Club

Bighorn Pro Shop

Blackhawk Country Club

Brentwood Country Club

Briarwood Country Club

Catalina Golf and Tennis

Chaparral Country Club

CotoDeCaza Golf & Racquet

Country Club at Woodmore

Desert Horizons Country Club

Desert Mountain

Diamante Cabo San Lucas

DragonRidge

El Rio Golf Club

Haggin Oaks

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort

Indian Canyons Golf Resort

La Quinta Country Club

Nevada Bob's Golf

Palm Royale Country Club

Pete Carlson’s Golf and Tennis

PGA West

Pinehurst Resort

Rancho Bernardo Inn

Richmond Country Club

Riverside Country Club

Rochelle Ranch

Sandals & Beaches Resorts

Santa Ana Country Club

Silverleaf Club

Southern Highlands Golf Club

Terravita Golf Club

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Country Club

The Los Angeles Country Club

The Mid Ocean Club

TPC Las Vegas

While merchandise line showings and education sessions are the main focus of the Summit, the 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).

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

As of 7/6/2022 | All Times PT | Subject to Change |

Invitation-only One2One additional schedule here

Sunday, July 10

5 – 7 p.m.                         AGM Networking Reception – JW Marriott, Cascade Ballroom - Palm Tower

Monday, July 11

8 – 9:30 a.m.                    Southwest PGA Section Town Hall – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room

 

10 a.m. – noon                PGA Education Sessions – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room

10 – 11 a.m. – From Burnout to Balance in 12 Weeks

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Essential Elements to Enhance Your Value and Overall Business Impact

 

11 a.m.  – 5:30 p.m.       Golf Industry Careers Program – JW Marriott, Marquis 4 Room

 

noon – 6 p.m.                      Open Ballroom ExhibitsJW Marriott, Grand Ballroom

 

3 – 5:30 p.m.                   PGA Education Sessions – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room

3 – 4 p.m. – Recruiting and Retention in Today's Challenging Labor Market

4 – 5 p.m. – Player Engagement Strategies to Retain and Activate Golfers

 

6 – 8 p.m.                         Welcome Reception – JW Marriott, Cascade Ballroom - Palm Tower

 

8 p.m.                               Southwest PGA Section Par-3 Shootout & Putting Contest – Angel Park Golf Club

 

Tuesday, July 12

8 – 8:45 a.m.                   AGM Industry Trends Panel Discussion – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room

 

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.                Open Ballroom ExhibitsJW Marriott, Grand Ballroom

 

1 – 3 p.m.                         PGA Education Sessions presented by AGM – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Room

1 – 2 p.m. – Planning for Uncertainty to Win at Retail in 2022 and Beyond

2 – 3 p.m. – No Longer Business as Usual – The Psychology of Price & Markdown Strategies

 

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 Careers 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. The Southwest PGA Section Town Hall is open to Section Members registered for the Summit.

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

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PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Exhibitors:  Greg Scott, gregory.scott@rxbglobal.com

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