PGA BUYING & EDUCATION SUMMIT PROVIDES EARLY ACCESS TO SPRING 2023 COLLECTIONS IN LAS VEGAS, JULY 11-12, 2022

Top Brands and Buyers Gather for Mid-Season Summit Offering Deals, education, career and social networking programs

FRISCO, Texas — The 2022 PGA Show Buying & Education Summit, July 11-12 at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, will host influential PGA professionals and golf buyers to learn about the latest innovations and trends from the top 50 apparel, accessories and golf lifestyle businesses, while offering one of the first opportunities to place orders for the new Spring 2023 lines.

The two-day event includes open ballroom exhibits and pre-scheduled One2One buyer appointments, a PGA education conference, a Southwest PGA chapter meeting, a new careers program in the golf industry, a welcome networking reception and a Southwest PGA Section Par-3 night shootout ($2,500 minimum bag) and Putting Contest at Angel Park Golf Course. Event details, free industry registration, and educational conference registration remain available at PGALasVegas.com.

“We look forward to welcoming the best brands and buyers to this year’s PGA Buying & Education Summit in Las Vegas,” said Marc Simon, vice president of the PGA golf exhibition industry. “With business and career development events during the day and networking events in the evening, the Summit provides an efficient and enjoyable two-day program during golf’s mid-season.”

PARTICIPATING APPAREL, ACCESSORIES AND GOLF LIFESTYLE COMPANIES:

7Diamonds
Andalusia
Ashworth
Bald Head Blues
Biion Shoes
BlockUV
BN3TH
Callaway Clothing
Chervo
Colombia Golf
Dormie workshop
DrinksTanks
Duca del Cosma
RELAUNCH
just liar
Flag and anthem
Foot Joy
Fury Athletix LLC
Lifestyle
Galicia
Greg Norman collection
Harlestons
Hedgren
legend of the horn
Hot Girls Beads
Imports JIM (Danini)
J.Lindeberg
Jane fifteen thirty
Johnston and Murphy
Kenny Flowers
Linksoul
lucky soap
Mizzen + Hand
OARS + ALPS
Original penguin golf
Pac Golf
Palm Golf
Proud 90 Golf
Pukka Inc.
RADMOR Golf
Robert Graham
SanSoleil. Clothing UV 50
Gear Scales
Scheyden precision glasses/
ClubGlove
Sofibelle
Stix Golf Co
Sweet suit
SwingPlat
SwingJuice
Performance
REAL links
under protection
VimHue
Vintage Room Concepts
Yatta Golf

SAMPLING OF GOLF STORES, RESORTS AND REGISTERED MANAGEMENT COMPANIES:

American Golf Society
Country Club Anthem
The best of bears in Las Vegas
Grand Canyon Country Club
Bighorn Pro Shop
Blackhawk Country Club
Brentwood Country Club
Briarwood Country Club
Catalina Golf and Tennis
Chaparral Country Club
CotoDeCaza Golf & Racket
Country Club in Woodmore
Desert Horizons Country Club
desert mountain
Diamante Cabo San Lucas
dragon ridge
El Rio Golf Club
Haggin Oaks
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Hotel
Indian Canyons Golf Resort
LaQuinta Country Club
Nevada Bob’s Golf
Palm Royal Country Club
Pete Carlson’s golf and tennis
PGA West
Pinehurst Resort
Rancho Bernardo Inn
Richmond Country Club
Riverside Country Club
La Rochelle Ranch
Sandals and resorts
Santa Ana Country Club
Silver Leaf Club
Southern Uplands Golf Club
Terravita Golf Club
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
The Las Vegas Country Club
The Los Angeles Country Club
The Mid Ocean Club
CPT Las Vegas

While product presentations and education sessions are the focus of the summit, the event provides additional value with multiple career and networking events in conjunction with PGA of America Career Services, Southwest PGA Chapter, The of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) and the National Association of Golf Sales Representatives (NGSA).

EVENT CALENDAR

As of 06/07/2022 | All time PT | Subject to change |

One2One additional schedule by invitation only here

Sunday July 10

5 p.m. – 7 p.m. AGA Networking Reception – JW Marriott, Cascade Ballroom – Palm Tower

Monday July 11

8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PGA South West Section Town Hall – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Bedroom

10 a.m. – noon PGA Training Sessions – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Bedroom

  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. – From exhaustion to balance in 12 weeks
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Essentials to improve your value and overall business impact

11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Golf Industry Careers Program – JW Marriott, Marquis 4 Bedroom

noon – 6 p.m. Open ballroom ExhibitionsJW Marriott, Grand Ballroom

3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. PGA Training Sessions – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Bedroom

  • 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Recruitment and retention in today’s challenging job market
  • 4:00-5:00 p.m. – Player Engagement Strategies to Retain and Activate Golfers

6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Welcome Reception – JW Marriott, Cascade Ballroom – Palm Tower

8 p.m. Southwest PGA Section Par-3 Shot and Putt Contest – Angel Park Golf Club

tuesday july 12

8 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Industry Trends Roundtable at AGM – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Bedroom

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Open ballroom ExhibitionsJW Marriott, Grand Ballroom

1 p.m. – 3 p.m. PGA Education Sessions Presented by AGA – JW Marriott, Marquis 5 Bedroom

  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Planning for uncertainty to win in retail in 2022 and beyond
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – It’s Not Business as Usual – The Psychology of Pricing and Markdown Strategies

The PGA Buying & Education Summit, open to golf industry professionals, offers free registration for Summit exhibitor presentations, networking events and the Golf Industry Careers Program. PGA Professionals can earn a total of 8 MSR credits by attending the event and six national level training workshops. Additional paid registration is required for the Educational Workshops ($50 total for all six workshops) and for the Par-3 Shootout with a minimum purse of $2,500. The Southwest PGA Chapter Town Hall is open to Summit-registered Chapter members.

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contacts:

PGA Worldwide Golf Shows/Media: Sherry Major, sherry.major@rxglobal.com
PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Exhibitors: Greg Scott, gregory.scott@rxbglobal.com
PGA of America/Media: Michael Abramowitz, mabramowitz@pgahq.com