Media Attendance

Nearly 1,000 editorial media professionals representing 25 countries typically attend and report from the PGA Merchandise Show. Reporting media outlets represent the full spectrum of consumer and trade golf media outlets, plus business, sports and lifestyle outlets such as: USA Today, New York Times, Fox News,, CNBC, Forbes, IMG TV (UK), Chicago Daily Herald, NBC Sports, Orlando Sentinel, Ottawa Citizen, CBS Sports, Palm Beach Post, Sports Illustrated, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Yahoo Sports and more.

Golf Channel provides nearly 20 total hours of live news and instruction coverage and SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio Network broadcasts some 32 hours of live radio programming from the PGA Merchandise Show. Additionally, daily live video reports, blogs and photo galleries are available at,, and national golf media outlets such as Global Golf Post, Golf Digest, Golf Magazine and Golfweek.

View a selection of the 2018 PGA Merchandise Show media coverage »

Media Registration

Advance media registration is now closed.
Media may register with proper media credentials and photo ID onsite at the PGA Show Media Center (OCCC, Room W311). View the media registration policy and acceptable forms of media credentials. There is NO onsite media registration at the PGA Show Demo Day – only media badge pick-up for registered media. To register onsite Tuesday, Jan. 22, media must register at the PGA Show Media Center in Room W311 of the OCCC.

PGA Show Media Center
Orange County Convention Center, Room W311

Monday, January 21
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 22
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 23
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 24
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Radio Frequency Coordination at the 2019 PGA Show

Media (and exhibitors) utilizing wireless microphones, IFB/IEM, intercoms or cameras are required to coordinate frequencies with Professional Wireless Services (PWS).  Radio frequency coordination will reduce interference between live broadcasts, exhibitors hosting live in-booth special events, and roving media outlets.

This service is provided at no charge.

Request frequencies in advance by January 18, 2019, at   

PWS staff will be on site at OCCC to manage frequency coordination questions and/or issues.  In advance, please contact Sherry Major regarding any radio frequency questions.  Thank you!

Media Hotel/Shuttles

Media Accommodations

Discounted media accommodations are available at the Rosen Inn Pointe Orlando and the Courtyard Orlando International Drive.  Select the media category and use “PGAMedia” (case sensitive) as the password to access the media room block here.  Media rooms are limited and available first come, first served.  Additional official housing accommodations for PGA Show attendees (also inclusive of complimentary shuttle service) are available by selecting the attendee category (no password required).

Hotel reservation deadlines begin January 1, 2019

Additional Discounts + Shuttles

  • Additional travel discounts with Delta Airlines, United Airlines and Avis Car Rental are available here
  • Orlando destination discounts are available here.
  • Information on PGA Show, Demo Day and Airport shuttles is available here.
  • Scooter or wheelchair reservations can be made here.

Media Services


  • Show Media Materials
  • Exhibitor News Releases
  • Previous Year Show Photos
  • Exhibitor PR Contacts
  • Show Mgmt/PGA of America Interviews
  • Media Hotel Room Block
  • Attendance, Registration & Coverage Assistance

On Site

  • Comprehensive Media Center, Room W311
  • Show Media Materials, Exhibitor Directory, Floor Plan
  • PGA Show Mobile App
  • Locker Storage (limited supply)
  • Working Media Area
  • Current Year Digital Show Photos
  • Media Reception
  • Free Shuttle - Demo Day (OCCC-OCN) & Show Days (Official Hotels-OCCC) 
  • Exhibitor Media Materials Library
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch Service (fee) Available in Media Center Lounge
  • Complimentary High-Speed Wired Internet Access
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet Access
  • Private Interview Offices*
  • Exhibitor News Conference Rooms
  • Show Floor Radio Broadcast Facilities*
  • Exhibitor News Releases
  • Exhibitor PR Contacts
  • PGA Show News (daily digital newspaper)
  • Show Mgmt/PGA of America Interview

Post Show

  • Post-Show Media Report
  • PGA Show Photos
  • Show Mgmt/PGA of America Interview

Media Assistance

For assistance, contact:
Sherry Major, Media Consultant
716.662.3855 (office)
305.318.5208 (mobile)

2020 PGA Merchandise Show


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