|2012 PGA Expo Adds New Business Resources to Complement Golf Exhibits|
|More than 250 top golf brands and companies will showcase the latest products at the 2012 PGA Expo, Aug. 20-22, in Las Vegas.|
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – New business resources are being added to the 2012 PGA Expo, where more than 250 top golf brands and companies will showcase the latest equipment, training aids, fashions and accessories in the spotlight of the Las Vegas Strip at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, Aug. 20-22, 2012. More than 4,000 attending PGA Professionals, golf retailers, apparel buyers and golf executives will be able to take advantage of a multitude of new product introductions, demonstrations, equipment testing opportunities, featured speakers, fashion programs, education seminars, professional networking events and business resources to create an industry environment that is a sure bet investment in building business for the upcoming golf season.
"The PGA Expo show floor in 2012 is packed full of new merchandise and business resources that will payout immediately for PGA Professionals and buyers at their facilities back home," said PGA Golf Exhibitions Industry Vice President John McGeary. "This year’s programming is resulting in a nice uptick in advance registration and we look forward to an energetic business atmosphere at our PGA Expo events next month."
Main Stage Presentations
Hank Haney – Excel Through Golf - 8/21, 9:00 a.m.
Fashion Designer Panel - 8/21, 10:00 a.m.
Jim Fannin – Maximize Your Golf Instruction and Business Performance - 8/22, 9:00 a.m.
Equipment & Instruction Section
Fashion Row, Las Vegas Fashion Week & Apparel Companies
Some of the brightest brands in apparel will be showing off their newest designs at the 2012 PGA Expo, including Abacus, adidas Golf, Ahead, Antigua, Ashworth, Bobby Jones, Callaway, Carnoustie, Cobra Puma Golf, Cutter & Buck, Donald Ross Sportswear, Dunning Golf, Ecco, EP Pro, Fairway & Greene, FootJoy, Gear for Sports, Greg Norman Collection, Imperial Headwear, J. Lindeberg, Kentwool, Linksoul, Maui Jim, Nivo, PGA Authentic, Page & Tuttle, Ping Apparel, Pukka Headwear, Sport Haley, Straight Down, Sunice, Tommy Hilfiger, Travis Mathew, Under Armour, Zero Restriction and many others.
New Product Zone
New Professional Networking Lounge
PGA Golf Shop
About the PGA Expo
The 2012 PGA Expo, Aug. 20-22 in Las Vegas, begins with an all-new Demo Night featuring product testing, instruction workshops, professional networking and a social golf outing at the Callaway Golf Center, just off the Las Vegas Strip, on Monday, Aug. 20.
More than 250 golf companies and brands will present and demonstrate their latest merchandise in upscale, exhibit displays in the Venetian Ballroom on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Attendees can test equipment on the show floor at the expanded Golf Performance & Training Center; uncover the newest merchandise at the New Product Zone; and network with colleagues among displays of the latest golf fashion lines in the new attendee networking lounge. Each morning begins with a new keynote industry presentation and attendees can participate in a comprehensive education conference. Additionally, the popular PGA Expo Industry Reception will be held Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Lagasse Stadium in the Palazzo Las Vegas Resort.
The PGA Expo is held at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in the heart of the apparel industry's "Fashion Week" and the MAGIC™*, MODA™*, MRket®*, and ACCESSORIES: The Show®* events. It is an industry-only event and is not open to the public. Buyers, exhibitors and PGA Professionals can register and learn more information about the 2012 PGA Expo in Las Vegas online at pgaexpo.com.
The PGA Expo and PGA Merchandise Show are organized in partnership with The PGA of America.
*MAGIC™ is a trademark of Advanstar Communications Inc. Neither MAGIC nor Advanstar Communications Inc. is affiliated with The PGA of America, PGA Expo, or Reed Exhibitions. MODA™, MRket®, and ACCESSORIES: The Show® are trademarks of Business Journals, Inc. These shows and Business Journals, Inc. are not affiliated with The PGA of America, PGA Expo, or Reed Exhibitions. PGA Expo® is a registered trademark owned by The PGA of America.