First-Time attendees

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GCSAA First-Time Attendee Panel Discussion

Tuesday, January 26, 1 PM EST

Don't miss this panel discussion featuring GCSAA Director Kevin P. Sunderman, CGCS; Renee Geyer, superintendent at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio; and , Shelia Finney, GCSAA senior director of member programs.

In addition to answering questions from the virtual audience, the panelists will discuss ways to enhance your involvement in the industry, how to advance your career and how to take advantage of the resources that GCSAA has to offer.

All GCSAA first timers will receive invitation via email in January. Questions? Contact Libby Queen.

GCSAA First-Time Prize Drawing

Participate in first-time attendee activities for your chance to win prizes.

GIS first timers have three chances to earn up to three entries into the First-Time Attendee Prize Drawing. Earn one entry for doing each of the following:

  • Submit a question for the First-Time Attendee Panel Discussion prior to the discussion.
  • Attend the live panel discussion on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at 1 pm EST. Register now.  
  • Visit the AgStone virtual booth during GIS, including during the on-demand period in the 30 days following GIS.
First-Time Attendee Drawing Prizes

Grand Prize: $250 Amazon gift card + AgStone folding chair
Second Prize: $200 Amazon gift card + AgStone swag
Third Prize: $150 Amazon gift card + AgStone swag

Read the official terms and conditions.



Make your first Golf Industry Show a success

As a first-time attendee, GIS week may seem overwhelming. Using the following tips and tricks should help you feel confident and ready to take on the week:

Registering for GIS

  • Use the Justification Resource to communicate with your employer the importance of attending GIS and the impact it can make for your facility.
  • Register now and take advantage of facility pricing so your whole team can attend.

Before GIS

  • Check out the schedule and plan for the education and events you don't want to miss.
  • Make a list of solutions or products that you want to find at the trade show so you know which exhibitors you want to visit.
  • Read the January issue of GCM. It's full of information to help you prep.

During GIS

Pay close attention to which events and education offerings you plan to attend and watch them during GIS or on demand with extended access. Check back soon for more info on accessing the virtual platform.