PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The PGA Expo, the industry retail springboard for golf equipment, accessories and apparel in the second-half of the golf season, returns to The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino in Las Vegas, Aug. 19-21, 2013. Multiple fashion tradeshows will take place at The Venetian and in Las Vegas during the PGA Expo timeframe, providing synergy to golf industry apparel buyers and manufacturers. Attending industry professionals also will have access to high-level golf instruction and business education seminars at the PGA Expo from leading PGA teachers and industry executives.
"During the past three years the PGA Expo has found a valuable niche in the Las Vegas fashion marketplace to provide timely sourcing of new golf fashion, equipment and accessories, plus key golf instruction and business education opportunities for PGA Professionals and golf retailers," said PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions Senior Vice President Ed Several. "Our positioning among upscale fashion tradeshows continues to add extended value for PGA Expo attending industry professionals to maximize their exposure to additional premium men's and women's fashion wear while conducting business with more than 200 golf equipment, instruction, apparel and accessories companies."
Thousands of golf industry leaders are expected to attend the 2013 PGA Expo to source new merchandise among some 200-plus golf companies and brands, preview Spring 2014 apparel lines, test the newest equipment and training aids, learn new teaching and business strategies and network among peers and industry executives. In addition to a strong mix of golf apparel brands such as adidas, AHEAD, Aristo 18/Bentley, Cross Golf USA, Cutter & Buck, Dunning Golf, Ecco, E.P. Pro, Fairway & Greene, Greg Norman Collection, PGA Authentic and PUMA, the PGA Expo features leading equipment companies such as Callaway Golf, Cobra, Nike Golf, Tour Edge, FlightScope, Forsesight Sports, Full Swing and Ernest Sports offering hands-on testing of their latest innovations and technology in the Club Performance and Testing Center, putting green, and ball flight analysis area on the Show floor.
The 2013 PGA Expo will begin with an Instructional Workshop and outdoor equipment testing from more than 40 participating vendors at Demo Night on Monday, Aug. 19, at the Callaway Golf Center, just off the Las Vegas Strip. The PGA Expo continues with exhibits, educational seminars and industry networking events on Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 20 & 21, at The Venetian.
The PGA Expo is not open to the public and is an industry professionals-only event. PGA Professionals, buyers and media can register, make travel arrangements and hotel reservations online beginning April 2013, at pgaexpo.com or by calling 800-840-5628.
The PGA Expo and PGA Merchandise Show are organized in partnership with The PGA of America.
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