Palm Beach Gardens, United States: The 2017 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience is introducing a new industry networking and product testing event at Topgolf Las Vegas and moving the popular Pro-Pro Tournament to TPC Las Vegas.
Additionally, enhancements are being planned for the education and exhibition events returning to the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas from August 14-16.
“We are pleased to announce Topgolf Las Vegas as the exciting new venue for the PGA Demo Experience, plus TPC Las Vegas as the new host course for the Pro-Pro Tournament,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Event Director Marc Simon.
He added: “The combination of Topgolf, TPC Las Vegas and the upscale Venetian Hotel create an unparalleled environment for PGA Professionals and golf retailers to meet face-to-face with peers, industry leaders and business experts, while building relationships with golf’s top brands.
“All-new content in the 2017 Education Conference and a vibrant showcase of the latest merchandise, coupled with PGA membership programmes and a myriad of networking events, offer a premium opportunity to learn valuable business solutions and drive golf retail.”
The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience is co-located with multiple fashion trade shows during Las Vegas Fashion Week, providing PGA Professionals and buyers with an apparel and accessories showcase, while sourcing a diverse assortment of golf products.
The PGA Education Conference offers certification programmes, daily keynote presentations and classroom seminars focusing on teaching and coaching, leadership, golf fitness and wellness, sales and marketing and retail topics. PGA Professionals have access to more than 20 MSR education credits.