Four more companies have registered as exhibitors for the 27th Annual ING Spring Conference at the World Golf Village May 21-25.
The ING Spring Conference is the annual gathering of golf media and industry executives, and is conducted by the non-profit, media-based International Network of Golf. Anyone in the golf industry or media is eligible to attend.
PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions, Visit Central Florida, Zero Friction Golf and Tour Edge Golf have committed to the May conference. All will participate as Exhibitors in the One-On-One Appointment Show, and Tour Edge will also be exhibiting in the Demo Lab on Tuesday morning of the conference. All four are returning exhibitors from the 2016 ING Conference.
PGA WORLDWIDE GOLF EXHIBITIONS – In partnership with the PGA of America, PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions organizes two industry business gatherings in the U.S. each year. The PGA Merchandise Show, held each January in Orlando, hosts some 43,000 industry professionals and more than 1,000 golf-related companies and brands participating in product exhibitions, demonstrations, educational seminars and special events. The PGA Fashion & Demo Experience in Las Vegas in August features an upscale presentation of golf fashion, equipment and technology merchandise. www.pgalasvegas.com.
TOUR EDGE GOLF – Tour Edge manufacturers and sells golf clubs under both the Exotics and Tour Edge brands. With experienced designers and smaller production runs, Exotics by Tour Edge brings futuristic technologies to the marketplace months, even years, ahead of its time. Exotics’ manufactures the finest quality, high-technology golf clubs and hand-assembles them one club at a time. Tour Edge clubs have forged a name for itself as a producer of high-quality golf clubs that are sold at unbeatable prices. www.touredge.com.
VISIT CENTRAL FLORIDA – Some truly fantastic golf opportunities abound throughout Central Florida’s Polk County, with more than 40 public access courses. Many of the top designers, including Donald Ross, Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw and Tom Doak have left an indelible mark on the region, providing a wide variety of course design styles. From Streamsong Resort’s highly ranked modern courses to five courses that appear on Florida’s Historic Courses trail, Polk County will accommodate golfers of all abilities and budgets. www.visitcentralflorida.org.
ZERO FRICTION – Zero Friction provides high-quality, technologically advanced products for golfers worldwide, including gloves, performance golf tees, grips, balls and accessories. Hall of Famer Johnny Miller was so impressed when introduced to Zero Friction in 2015 that he took a stake in the company and helped designed the Johnny Miller Motion-Fit Glove. Zero Friction’s most recent success story is the groundbreaking DistancePro golf glove, which includes a small, ultra light GPS device attached to glove flap. The package includes two gloves and the transferrable GPS device and starts at $140. www.zerofriction.com.
The ING Spring Conference will be a blend of timely educational workshops and panels, networking at its best featuring the One-On-One Appointment Show, product testing in the Demo Lab and golf competitions. Guest speakers include famed golf instructor Dave Pelz and World Golf Foundation CEO Steve Mona.