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The Golf Industry Show is an innovative trade show designed for owners and operators of golf facilities and golf course management professionals. Featuring the largest exhibit floor in the industry, the event combines education, networking and solutions for golf course superintendents, equipment managers, owners/operators, general managers, chief operating officers, and architects and builders.

About the GCSAA Education Conference:

The GCSAA Education Conference is the largest education event in the industry and covers all aspects of golf course management, including agronomics, environmental management, communication and business management. With a faculty of university researchers, industry experts and leading superintendents, it’s the best way to sharpen your skills, learn the latest techniques, share best practices with your peers and meet thousands of golf course management professionals from around the world.

The annual conference is part of a full week of industry events. It's immediately preceded by GCSAA's popular members-only golf tournament – the National Championship and Golf Classic – and the conference is held concurrently with the industry's largest trade show, the Golf Industry Show, and the National Golf Course Owners Association's annual conference.

ABOUT THE 2013 NGCOA Annual Conference:

Change is here.
Change Yourself. Change Your Business. Change Your Industry.

Change is taking place all around us. So if we’re not adapting, then we’re falling behind.

Get the tools you need to position yourself, your business and your industry for success in an evolving marketplace. Make plans now to attend the 2013 NGCOA Annual Conference and Golf Industry Show!

Chock-full of educational offerings and networking opportunities, the Annual Conference will challenge you to embrace change and rethink the way you approach the business. It’s a must-attend event for any course owner looking for ways to attract and retain customers, increase revenues, and operate more efficiently.


Exhibit at the Golf Industry Show

The Golf Industry Show is the premier learning and networking marketplace serving the business of golf course and club facilities. No other single event attracts more key decision-makers from every aspect of the industry under one roof. Sign up to be a part of the Orlando event today!

If your business services any aspect of the golf facility – including the clubhouse, pro shop, golf course, driving range or other outdoor facility – the Golf Industry Show is the event for you.

No other event can compare to the Golf Industry Show in breadth, depth or purchasing power of its attendees. Because of its strength, you can use your presence at the show to cost-effectively achieve a number of your most important business objectives. You can:

  • Identify new customers
  • Strengthen relationships with current clients
  • Promote brand awareness
  • Network with other industry professionals
  • Generate sales leads
  • Shorten the sales cycle

About the NGCOA:

Established in 1979 and headquartered in Charleston, S.C., the NGCOA is the leading authority on the business of golf course ownership and management. The Association represents the industry’s key decision makers with ultimate responsibility for golf courses throughout the world.  The not-for-profit organization is the only trade association dedicated exclusively to golf course owners and operators.

About the GCSAA:

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America is the professional association for the men and women who manage and maintain the game’s most valuable resource — the golf course. Today, GCSAA and its members are recognized by the golf industry as one of the key contributors in elevating the game and business to its current state.

**The Golf Industry Show, the GCSAA Education Conference and the NGCOA Annual Conference are all co-located.

If the Golf Industry Show & Education Conferences 2014 is important to your business, act now and make the appropriate connections. See the contact information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 02/03/2014 - 02/06/2014
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 02/05/2014 - 02/06/2014
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Wed & Thurs, 9am-5pm
First Move-In Date: 02/02/2014
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Sports Marketing & Business
Other Industries: Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Sports Marketing & Business
Estimated Attendance: 14,000
Previous Attendance: 13,192
Audience: Golf course superintendents
Golf course owners and operators
General managers
Chief executive officers
Chief operating officers
Chief financial officers
Mechanics and equipment managers
Golf course distributors and dealers
Golf course architects and builders
Turf industry representatives
Membership marketing directors
Golf course appraisers
Club managers
Notes: **The Golf Industry Show, the GCSAA Education Conference and the NGCOA Annual Conference are all co-located.

Key facts:
95% of attendees have significant influence on purchasing decisions

63% of attendees are the primary purchasing decision-makers
Venue: Orange County Convention Center
Venue Phone: (407) 685-9800
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:517 (Previous Year)
Event Square Footage:173,000 (2013 Event)
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:GCSAA / NGCOA
Show Manager:Freeman
Prospectus PDF:Download Exhibitor Prospectus PDF
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Advertising and sponsorship opportunities
As the year's greatest gathering of golf course and facility management professionals, the Golf Industry Show offers countless ways to place your message in front of your target audience.

From pre-show mailings and advertising in the industry's most widely read publications, to online enhancements and on-site promotions, you can choose the options that support your business objectives and fit within your budget.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
100 square foot minimum $24.50 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
Corner Additional $250 for all corner booths in Linear areas.   Water: n/a
  Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Call
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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