2012 PGA Expo

2012 PGA Expo
August 20-22, 2012
The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino
Las Vegas, Nevada

Attendees: Click here for PGA Expo details
Twitter: Use hashtag #PGAE12

Monday: Demo Night | Tuesday: Opening Day

Scene and Heard: Tuesday
PGA.com Coordinating Producer John Kim is in Las Vegas to check out all the happenings at the PGA Expo. For his second report, he spent Tuesday roaming the Show floor and reporting on everything from the opening ceremony to new clothes and accessories that caught his eye.

2012 PGA Expo set to inspire golf industry
The 28th edition of the PGA Expo tees off Tuesday, with thousands of influential PGA Professionals, buyers and industry leaders joining 200-plus top golf companies and brands to build a marketplace of inspired solutions for merchandising top new products, learning effective business-building strategies and sharing best practices in growing the game.

Scene and Heard: Monday
PGA.com Coordinating Producer John Kim is in Las Vegas to check out all the happenings at the PGA Expo. For his first report, he braved the heat (for a little while, anyway) and dropped in on Demo Night (which actually began in the daylight).


PGA Expo attracts top vendors and buyers to Las Vegas
Thousands of industry professionals representing top golf destinations, resorts, golf clubs, retail stores, mass merchandisers and golf organizations from 47 U.S. states and 28 countries are expected to take advantage of a robust schedule of exhibits from more than 200 top golf companies and brands, indoor and outdoor product testing, fashion programs, education seminars, industry presentations and professional networking events.

PGA Expo adds new business resources to complement exhibits
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.

PGA Expo to begin with new Demo Night at Callaway Golf Center
The PGA Expo will kick off 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. The PGA Expo Demo Night complements a full schedule of exhibits, main stage presentations, demonstrations, education seminars and professional networking events at the annual industry business gathering.

New Fashion Designer Panel identifies trends and crossover marketing
Leading golf and lifestyle fashion designers will discuss the latest trends and crossover merchandising opportunities during a new Fashion Designer Panel on the main stage in the Las Vegas Venetian Ballroom. The panel will be moderated by Golf Digest Fashion Director Marty Hackel and Win McMurry, Golf Channel reporter and resident fashion expert.

New instruction workshops set to be introduced at 2012 PGA Expo
PGA Professional Eric Alpenfels will present two new high-impact instruction workshops on Monday,  just prior to the PGA Expo Demo Night. A widely-recognized PGA teaching professional and director of the Pinehurst Golf Academy and instruction at Pinehurst Resort, Alpenfels will offer proven training techniques used to motivate, encourage and develop skills and participation of junior and women golfers in the workshops “The Players of Tomorrow” and “Connecting with Her.”


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