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PGA Show accepts no-cost registration

  The MAJOR of Golf Business  2019 PGA Merchandise Show 

December 14th Early Registration Savings Deadline Nears for
2019 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Jan. 22-25

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Dec. 11, 2018) —Industry professionals attending the 2019 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 22-25 in Orlando, can register at no cost through the end of the day on Dec. 14, 2018, at

The PGA Merchandise Show, the international golf industry’s "MAJOR of Golf Business" for more than 60 years, will begin with the PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit presented by OMEGA, Jan. 20-21, at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). The 17th Annual PGA Show Demo Day at Orange County National Golf Center will be on Tuesday, Jan. 22. PGA Merchandise Show exhibits, demonstrations, education seminars, special events and industry presentations will fill out the industry calendar Wednesday – Friday, Jan. 23-25, also at the Convention Center.

There is no event registration fee for qualified golf industry professionals through Dec.14, 2018. Beginning Dec.15, 2018, PGA Professionals and Allied Association members can continue to register at no charge, while other industry personnel will incur a $50 registration processing fee through Jan. 21, 2019; and a $195 fee at the PGA Show through Jan. 25, 2019.

Attendance at the 66th PGA Merchandise Show is restricted to PGA Professionals and golf industry personnel. Attendance and registration guidelines are available at Savings on PGA Show official hotels, plus additional travel discounts, are also available at

In addition to event registration, PGA Show Education Conference registration is open offering early pricing incentives through Dec. 14, 2018, The comprehensive education program includes multiple outdoor instructional workshops and more than 50 classroom education sessions focusing on Executive Management, Teaching & Coaching and Golf Operations. PGA Professionals are able to earn more than 40 MSR credits through participation in PGA Education, PGA Merchandise Show and PGA of America programs. PGA Show MSR Credits details are available at

About the PGA Merchandise Show
The 66th PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 22-25, 2019, in Orlando, 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 Demo Day, the world’s largest professional golf testing event, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Orange County National Golf Center. During PGA Show days, Jan. 23-25, 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, learn proven business best practices, network among peers and move forward the business of the game. The PGA Merchandise Show, "the MAJOR of Golf Business," is a trade-only event, not open to the public.
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Media Contacts:
PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Media: Sherry Major, (716) 662-3855,
PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Exhibitor: Mike Choma, (203) 840-5356,
PGA of America/Media: Michael Abramowitz, (561) 624-8458,

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