Exciting Nighttime Golf and Special Events Cap Busy Days at the 2024 PGA Buying Summit, July 29-31

June 5, 2024



Golf industry professionals will network under the stars during new special events across the impressive PGA Frisco campus.

FRISCO, Texas (June 5, 2024) –– Exciting nighttime golf and special events will cap busy days of sold-out ballroom exhibits and best-in-class education programs during the 2024 PGA Buying Summit in Frisco, Texas, July 29-31. The Industry Welcome Reception, Fashion Show, Summer Shootout and the all-new Summer Jam Golf Festival during event nights will drive additional networking opportunities among golf industry professionals across the impressive PGA Frisco campus.

The PGA Buying Summit, open exclusively to PGA of America Golf Professionals and golf industry personnel, is not open to the public. Event details and registration can be found at PGABuyingSummit.com.

Open ballroom exhibits by more than 150 brands, private ONE2ONE buying appointments, and 23 national-level education sessions will fill the schedule by day. Nighttime events begin with the Industry Welcome Reception on Monday, July 29, from 5 – 6:30 p.m., at the resort’s Panther Creek Pavilion. Complimentary drinks and light appetizers will be served in the resort’s flagship special events center, featuring modern farmhouse design and flooded with natural light from walls of windows that look out on the expansive Fields Ranch East Course.

During the reception, event guests will preview Spring 2025 fashion collections during a live Fashion Show, from 5:30 – 6 p.m., when emerging and top designers showcase the newest trends in a high-energy runway show.

Following the reception, the action moves outdoors to the Monument Realty PGA District, from 7 – 10:30 p.m., for After-Hours Industry Networking across golf entertainment, dining and retail spaces, and the new Summer Shootout taking place at The Swing, a lighted 10-hole short course in the heart of the PGA District. Exhibitors and attendees will play in teams during two shotgun starts, 7 and 8:45 p.m., competing in a fun best-ball format with prizes awarded for the top three overall team scores, plus closest-to-the-pin and hole-in-one contests.

Daytime business events on Tuesday, July 30, conclude with the all-new Summer Jam Golf Festival, from 7 – 10:30 p.m., in the Monument Realty PGA District. Live music, golf entertainment, games and contests, vendor tabletop displays, and complimentary barbeque and drinks will create a celebratory atmosphere to unwind and connect with peers after a productive day of business. Attendees will experience multiple destinations in the PGA District during the Summer Jam including The Swing; The Dance Floor, a lighted 2-acre putting course; the PGA of America Coaching Center Powered by T-Mobile, as well as dining and retail destinations.

The Summit concludes on Wednesday, July 31, with open ballroom exhibits from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Attendees may register for complimentary airport shuttle service that afternoon from the resort to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Attendance at the 2024 PGA Buying Summit is exclusive to PGA of America Golf Professionals and golf industry personnel. There is no event registration fee for qualified golf industry professionals through July 21, 2024. Beginning July 22, PGA of America, LPGA and International PGA Professionals can continue to register at no charge, while other industry personnel will incur a $50 event registration processing fee through the conclusion of the Summit, July 31, 2024. PGA of America Golf Professionals can earn up to 14 PDR Credits through participation in Summit events and education. Registration, education enrollment and hotel reservations can be made at PGABuyingSummit.com.  

Learn more about the event, view participating exhibitors, register and reserve housing at PGABuyingSummit.com.

About PGA Golf Exhibitions

The PGA Show and PGA Buying Summit - Frisco 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. Both the PGA Show and the mid-season PGA Buying Summit drive the business of golf by providing opportunities to showcase and source innovative products, develop professional networks, learn new business strategies, and connect with peers and golf leaders. Learn more at PGAShow.com and follow us on “X”, Instagram and Facebook.

About the PGA of America

The PGA of America is one of the world’s largest sports organizations, composed of more than 30,000 PGA of America Golf Professionals who love the game, are expert coaches, operators and business leaders, and work daily to drive interest, inclusion and participation in the sport. The PGA of America owns and operates numerous championships and events, including major championships for men, women, seniors and the Ryder Cup, one of the world’s foremost sporting events. For more information, visit PGA.com and follow us on X, formerly known as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

About RX

RX is a global leader in events and exhibitions, leveraging industry expertise, data, and technology to build businesses for individuals, communities, and organizations. With a presence in 25 countries across 42 industry sectors, RX hosts approximately 350 events annually. RX is committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our people. RX empowers businesses to thrive by leveraging data-driven insights and digital solutions. RX is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. For more information, visit https://www.rxglobal.com.

About RELX

RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. RELX serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs more than 36,000 people over 40% of whom are in North America. The shares of RELX PLC, the parent company, are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York stock exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RELX. *Note: Current market capitalization can be found at https://www.relx.com/investors.Media Contacts

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