Golf Equipment Market Leaders Confirm Plans for the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show

Adams Golf, Bridgestone, Callaway, Cleveland/Srixon, COBRA PUMA GOLF, Nike Golf, PING, TaylorMade Golf Company and Titleist lead the list of exhibiting companies to meet with industry influencers in Orlando.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. November 18, 2014 – PGA Professionals, golf buyers and industry leaders will have the opportunity to preview and test the latest products, learn merchandising and clubfitting techniques and meet with executives of golf equipment market leaders who will be among some 1,000 exhibiting golf companies and brands at the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 20-23, in Orlando, Fla.

Equipment companies including Adams Golf, Bridgestone, Callaway, Cleveland/Srixon, COBRA PUMA GOLF, Mizuno, Nike Golf, PING, TaylorMade Golf Company, Titleist, Tour Edge, Wilson and Yonex will present their latest products and offer testing and merchandising programs at the at the PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day at Orange County National Golf Center, Jan. 20, and at the PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center, Jan. 21-23. Some 1,000 companies and brands utilize the PGA Merchandise Show, “The Major of Golf Business,” to launch the new season, demonstrate their latest product lines, connect with influential PGA Professionals and golf retailers from around the world and grow the business of golf.

“The PGA of America is excited to have all of the key brands in golf returning again to the PGA Merchandise Show,” said Jeff Price, PGA of America Chief Commercial Officer. “Thousands of PGA Professionals will have an unparalleled opportunity where they will preview the newest products and learn the latest technology and innovations to enhance their customers’ golf experience.”

“The strong participation of market leaders, established manufacturers and start-up companies in the PGA Merchandise Show creates an unmatched resource in merchandise variety and business potential to jumpstart an exciting and profitable new season for the golf industry in 2015,” said PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions Senior Vice President and General Manager Ed Several. “When you combine the product presentations representing every sector in golf at the PGA Merchandise Show with opportunities in trend spotting, professional education, leadership presentations and networking among peers from around the world – PGA Show Week uniquely allows you to experience everything golf in one week and one setting.”

Exhibiting companies and event details are updated weekly at www.PGAShow.com.

Attendance at the PGA Merchandise Show is restricted to PGA Professionals, allied golf association members, golf trade affiliates, commercial buyers and sellers of golf related products and services only. Details of attendance qualifications are available at www.pgashow.com/Validation. Attendee registration is now available at www.PGAShow.com. There is no registration fee for qualified golf industry professionals through Dec. 1, 2014. After Dec. 1, 2014, PGA Professionals and allied association members may register at no charge; other industry personnel will incur a $30 registration processing fee through Jan. 20, 2015, and a $100 fee onsite through Jan. 23, 2015. A portion of the registration processing fee will be donated to support golf industry initiatives. Housing reservations also are available for PGA Show official hotels at www.PGAShow.com/hotel-travel.

About the PGA Merchandise Show
The 62nd PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 20-23, 2015, in Orlando, Fla., will welcome some 1,000 top golf companies and brands and more than 40,000 industry professionals from around the world to the industry’s annual global summit for the business of golf. The PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day, the world’s largest professional golf testing event, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at the Orange County National Golf Center. During PGA Show days, Jan. 21-23 at the Orange County Convention Center, PGA Professionals, retailers and industry leaders will uncover the latest trends, source the newest golf merchandise, test the latest equipment, attend industry presentations, learn proven business best practices, network among peers and move forward the business of the game. The PGA Merchandise Show is organized in partnership with The PGA of America as a trade-only event.

SOURCE: PGA Merchandise