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[2023-11-03] Registration Opens for Golf Business Conference 2024 

11-03-2023 05:05

Charleston, S.C. (November 3, 2023) — All golf course owners and operators from golf facilities, or professionals from golf management companies, are invited to register for the National Golf Course Owners Association’s (NGCOA) Golf Business Conference 2024 (GBC24). This annual event — the largest annual gathering of golf course owners and operators, and NGCOA’s annual member meeting — will be held at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida from January 22-24 (alongside the 2024 PGA Show, January 23-26). Visit for details.

The GBC24 full conference pass includes 16 business-critical breakout education sessions within four targeted topic tracks, various networking receptions, breaks and meals (including the popular New NGCOA Member & GBC First Time Attendee Reception), a GBC24 Sponsor Fair & Happy Hour, recognition and celebration of our annual award winners, and much more. Two pre-conference sessions, the annual Yamaha Golf Outing, an “Owners Dinner” and guest passes for social and networking events are optional additions.

The comprehensive education program will include sessions on revenue management, marketing and content planning, credit card processing and surcharge regulations, capital project planning and execution, legislative coverage and engagement tactics, geopolitical and economic forecasting, artificial intelligence, food and beverage operations, and many others. GBC24 education sessions will be eligible for continuing education credits from the PGA of America, LPGA, CMAA and GCSAA.

A GBC24 conference pass also includes four NGCOA+PGA joint education sessions and access to the expansive exhibition hall at the 2024 PGA Show at the adjacent Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). GBC24 attendees are encouraged to visit NGCOA in Booth #2479 Wednesday through Friday to network with NGCOA staff and members, participate in sponsored social activities, and explore the neighboring “NGCOA Vendor Village.”

Visit for the developing agenda, registration, and hotel options. NGCOA members save $200 on GBC24 registration; to learn about membership benefits, email Sherea Malcolm, NGCOA’s Assistant Director of Membership, at Sponsorships are also available; industry suppliers may contact with interest.

About the National Golf Course Owners Association

The NGCOA is the leading authority on the business of golf course ownership and management. The association represents and promotes the interests of golf courses as the principal businesses and economic assets of the game of golf. The not-for-profit organization is the only trade association dedicated exclusively to golf course owners and operators. Through advocacy, education and information resources, purchasing programs and networking opportunities, the NGCOA helps golf course owners and operators run more successful businesses. For more information or to join, visit or call 800-933-4262.

About the PGA Show

The PGA Show, organized by the PGA of America and PGA Golf Exhibitions, will bring together thousands of golf industry professionals from around the world who will source new products from nearly 1,000 golf and golf lifestyle brands, attend high-level industry presentations, participate in education and career workshops and connect in person with peers and golf leaders to drive continued growth of the sport and the business of golf. The 71st edition of the longest running and largest global gathering of the golf industry is expected to be better than ever in 2024 as the Show Floor is already larger than last year with strong support from top and emerging brands, and exciting new event announcements are coming soon. Learn more at

Media Contact: Renée Flowers, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications, NGCOA,

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