Norwalk, Connecticut, United States: PGA Golf Exhibitions has announced the launch of PGA Show Connects, a year-round, interactive virtual community designed to engage PGA Show attendees and exhibitors by offering live and on-demand access to premium golf industry content, digital business sourcing and professional networking programmes.
The announcement also includes the release of a twice monthly webinar series beginning on July 28, and an extensive PGA Show Connects Virtual Summit on August 18.
“While we look forward to the day when it is safe to meet again in person, we are dedicated to delivering the resources, meaningful connections and innovative solutions to help move our industry forward right now,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Event Vice President Marc Simon.
“In partnership with the PGA of America, we are offering a number of free virtual and digital options to complement in-person events and help to immediately connect and re-engage the golf industry, and support PGA Professionals, attendees, exhibitors and associations.
“Together, we can embrace innovation through change and have the opportunity to emerge stronger and better connected than ever,” added Simon.
The PGA Show Connects platform will offer industry access to:
- Educational Webinars – Live and on-demand webinars featuring direct connections to expert presenters and live polling and analytics.
- Exhibitor Marketplace & Appointment Scheduler – Engaging content platform for exhibitors and brands to tell their story and foster direct connections between supplier and buyers.
- Industry Engagement Hub – Virtual library of upcoming and on-demand webinars paired with multi-media content from industry associations, thought-leaders and participating brands.
The PGA Show Connects webinar series will provide free access to live and on-demand education and insights from industry leaders to stay ahead of the curve and be successful during challenging Covid-19 times.
Participants will be able to connect directly to webinar speakers with question and answer sessions and real-time polling, accessible on any browser and any device.
PGA Professionals actively participating in PGA Show Connects webinars will be able to receive MSR Education Credits. Full details and complimentary industry registration is available at PGA Show Connects.
The PGA of America is an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.