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Join us at the main entrance of the show floor for the official opening of the 2017 trade show. This event promises to energize attendees with a spectacular kick off to the largest trade show in golf course management.
Take a few minutes to sit down during your trade show tour and join us at the GIS stage for brief presentations and discussions by golf industry leaders. Check back soon for complete details on the stage presentations.
The Test Drive Technology Center will provide an opportunity to preview technologies at short and informative Tech Tips on the Half sessions, where experts in the industry will be presenting innovative ways technology is being used in business. You'll also have the chance to chat with the experts who have used these products and applications in the field.
Tech Tips on the Half schedule »
Try hands-on demos of the industry's newest and greatest products on a live, 15,000-plus-square-foot fairway and green, and test drive electric carts and turf utility vehicles on a test track. You can also check out all the new products debuting at this year's show. Come experience everything created inside the ropes by the professionals in this industry.
All attendees are invited to play the “Get On Board with BMP” game throughout both trade show days. Monopoly-like game boards will be distributed in registration bags for players to visit participating booths and obtain stickers. Exhibitors at participating booths will share how they’re demonstrating their support for the BMP initiative. Once all appropriate stickers have been obtained, game boards can be turned into the Silent Auction booth for a drawing Thursday afternoon.
Take advantage of a convenient and delicious buffet lunch at the Bistro on the trade show floor at the back of Hall WA4. Unwind from a busy morning while you enjoy restaurant-style dining and continue to connect with your peers. Pre-payment is available during conference registration or pay on-site with cash or credit card at the Bistro. Cost for lunch is $22 per person/per day.
Stick around for the conclusion of the trade show for a fun opportunity to mix and mingle with your peers. Visit food and beverage stations across the show floor for your chance to win $2,500, $1,500 or $1,000. Be sure to check the insert card in your registration bag for more details or visit the Bayer booth.