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New Technology Enhances Golf Industry Show

Technology will be at the forefront of the 2011 Golf Industry Show as smartphone apps, social networking sites and online scheduling tools will be available for attendees of the February event. Photo - GCSAA


The 2011 Golf Industry Show, Feb. 9-10, in Orlando, is offering several new technological tools to improve the trade show experience for both attendees and exhibitors.

Golf Industry Show Connection is a new smart phone app available for free at It allows users to review and add education sessions to their calendars; search for exhibitors and find them on the show floor; preview the show floor with an interactive map; download brochures from exhibitors; receive show alerts; and follow the Golf Industry Show Twitter feed. Plans for additional features include Orlando destination spots and local merchant coupons and discounts. Golf Industry Show Connection is available for iPhone, Android, Blackberry and any smartphone that has web-browser capability.

My Planner, an online scheduling tool at, allows users to plot out their conference and show agenda each day. It allows users to search and add education sessions to their schedule; view the trade show floor plan and map routes to each planned booth visit; search for exhibitors, products or booths; set appointments and add the locations to their itinerary. My Planner users may also download their information to their Golf Industry Show Connection app.

EventSocial is a new tool that allows attendees and exhibitors to find and connect with people in their personal and professional networks (Outlook, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Yahoo) who are registered for the event.

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America and the National Golf Course Owners Association will present the Test Drive Technology Center in booth 311 during the Golf Industry Show. It will showcase the newest technology solutions in the golf course industry, allowing attendees to 'test drive' state-of-the-art products and provide them with solutions to more effectively and successfully manage all aspects of their business.

The Golf Industry Show is an innovative trade show designed for the owners/operators of golf facilities and the professional members of the golf course industry. The event combines education, networking and solutions for golf course superintendents, owners, operators, architects, builders, equipment managers, appraisers and others.

The Golf Industry Show is presented by GCSAA and NGCOA, along with participating partners the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA), the Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA), the United States Golf Association (USGA), the National Golf Foundation (NGF), the International Golf Course Equipment Managers Association (IGCEMA), and supporting partner the Society of Golf Appraisers (SGA).

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