Golf Business Network
Instructor Division PGA Show Events


We're gearing up for a big week of networking, education and idea sharing with our members from all across North America at the 2012 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando next week. We hope you'll be able to attend many of the events as we've lined up another fantastic group of speaker and topics and we will be making some exciting money-saving announcements at the annual meeting that will more than cover the annual cost of being a part of GBN.

Tuesday, January 24th
5:00-6:00pm GBN Kick-off Cocktail Party in Room W224. All GBN members are invited to attend.

Wednesday, January 25th
10:30-12:30pm Instructor Division Annual Meeting in Room W224. There is no charge to attend the annual meeting. The agenda includes: 
  • Announce new 2012 member benefits including new ways to save money through your GBN membership
  • Debut of our new GBN Instructor Business Analysis Template
  • Guest Speaker: Dr. Rick Jensen on How to Make $1500 Over Your Lunch Hour
Thursday, January 26th
7:30am-6:00pm   GBN Clubhouse open for your use (Room W224)

Noon  Lunch Served in Room W224 (must sign-up in advance)

12:30-1:15pm  Panel Discussion: Retailing in Today’s Private Club Market.
     Panel includes: Marty Hackel, Golf Digest; Leigha Main, Green Grass One and Doug Steffen, Baltusrol GC.


4:30-6:00pm  Cash bar in the GBN Clubhouse Room 224

Thursday also includes a full day of seminars listed below. All are open to all GBN members and will be held in Room W109 (behind the PGA Education rooms on the lower level). All sessions are 50 minutes in length. There is no charge for GBN members for these sessions.
     9am    Brian Manzella: New Ideas on The Release
     10am  Charlie King: How to Earn Six Figures In Any Economy
     11am  Jeff Boulton and Jeff Ritter: Branding Yourself for Financial Success

     2pm    Todd Sones: Using and Fitting the Belly Putter

     3pm    Lou Guzzi and Brian Mogg: How to Create Professional Quality Video Tips
     4pm    Gale Peterson: How to Conduct World-Class Clinics
     5pm    Peter Sanders: Four Mistakes Instructors Make When Analyzing Golf Statistics

Friday, January 27th
7:30am-6:00pm  GBN Clubhouse open for your use (Room W224)

Noon  Lunch Served in Room W224 (must sign-up in advance)

12:30-1:15pm  Panel Discussion: What’s Next in Instruction.
     Panel includes the last four PGA National Teachers of the Year including Todd Anderson, Sea Island Learning Center; Mike Bender, Mike Bender Golf Academy; Martin Hall, Ibis C.C.; and Mike Malaska, Nicklaus Golf Academies, all of whom are GBN Instructor Division members.


4:30-6:00pm  Cash bar in the GBN Clubhouse Room W224

To register for the above events, go to www.golfbusinessnetwork.com and click on the Instructor Division Annual Meeting link on the temporary landing page to register.

We'll look forward to seeing you next week!

Sincerely,

Lorin Anderson, Executive Director