The PGA Merchandise Show date back to 1953 and has changed significantly with the decades into a comprehensive multi-purpose business platform. There are over 1000 vendors that represent every business sector of golf from market leaders to start-up companies, golf industry leaders will address key issues; attend timely education seminars and share relevant best practices. There will be more than 40,000 industry professionals from around the world to the industry's annual global summit for the business of golf.
Nike has recently released that they have signed a three year contract with the PGA show. Mike Francis who is the U.S. General Manager for Nike Golf states: "The PGA Merchandise Show is the perfect platform to present our innovative products to PGA Professionals, retailers and media. We have a strong partnership with the PGA of America and its members and look forward to sharing with them our newest and most innovative club line to date, the Nike VR_S Covert. With a powerful product line up and a strong athlete roster, we will continue to amplify Nike Golf's exciting momentum at the PGA Show."
Photo's from 2012 PGA Show
I am so excited for this show as I have never had the opportunity to attend before. If your going to one show this is the show to take in, every company that Sunset does business will be here and more. I will come back with the latest and greatest technology, style, and trends for 2013.