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The GCSAA has announced that registration is now open for the 2014 Golf Industry Show, which will be held Feb. 1-6 in Orlando, Fla.
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The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America has announced that registration is now open for the 2014 Golf Industry Show, which will be held Feb. 1-6 in Orlando, Fla.

"We are excited about the variety of opportunities for GCSAA members under the umbrella of the Golf Industry Show," GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans said. "The changes added in recent years, including options for the golf championships, varied education formats and a shortened schedule, have been well-received. Attendees have multiple options to best manage their time away from home and budgets."

The Golf Industry Show will feature golf events (Feb. 1-3) and an education conference (Feb. 3-6), which will offer more than 435 hours of education, including 18 new GCSAA education seminars and 54 hours of new session content.

Additional highlights of the Golf Industry Show for GCSAA members include:

• The GCSAA Golf Championships presented in partnership with the Toro Co., offer options to play one, two or three days: Four Ball (Feb. 1), Shamble (Feb. 2), and/or Golf Classic (Feb. 2-3) or National Championship (Feb. 2-3).

• The GCSAA Opening Session presented in partnership with Syngenta will feature Old Tom Morris Award winner Annika Sorenstam, Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 8 a.m.

• Staff will be available with information and to discuss such issues as career and job opportunities, membership, certification, advocacy, communications, the Environmental Institute for Golf, etc., in the Association Clubhouse.

• The New Product Showcase is a channel for exhibitors to launch new products and technologies and for attendees to review innovative products, services and solutions.

• The latest in the software and hardware technology will be displayed at the Test Drive Technology Center on the trade show floor. Tech Tips on the Half education will be offered at this location with industry experts sharing the latest developments in turf and facility management technology.

• Growth of the game initiatives are front and center at the Association Clubhouse on the trade show floor as staff and members of golf's allied associations will discuss how to attract and retain golfers.

• The Design and Construction Center, also on the trade show floor, will offer ideas, options and alternatives as to how course improvements can grow the game. This will include the chance to consult with golf course architects for no-cost reviews of design options.

• A variety of current issues in course and facility management will be up for discussion on the trade show floor with the highly popular Answers on the Hour sessions.

• The Silent Auction will return once again with a wide variety of items available for bid, offering great values for the purchaser and as a means to support the Environmental Institute for Golf.

For more information about the trade show or to register, please visit

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