The New Zealand Golf Industry Council(NZGIC) is holding its inaugural Conference and Trade Show at the Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland from Monday 3 August to Wednesday 5 August 2020 in a conjoint arrangement with its constituent bodies New Zealand Golf, the Professional Golf Association of New Zealand, The Golf Managers Association of New Zealand, the Golf Course Superintendents Association of New Zealand, The New Zealand Sporting Goods Association – golf sector and the New Zealand Golf Tourism sector and we would like to extend an invite to you as a valuable supplier to the golf industry to participate in this event.
The conferences will bring together golf professionals, club managers and administrators, course superintendents, golf retailers and wholesalers and machinery equipment and course grass and chemical suppliers from all over New Zealand together for the first time. Delegates will be able to network amongst their peers and to take in presentations by experts in fields including several overseas experts relevant to the golf industry and to view the latest developments in club management and operations.
The Conference based around a theme of Coordinate – > Collaborate – > Communicate is designed to bring together all sectors of the golf industry.
Previous golf conferences have dealt with papers around the issues that we are faced with and some that we are still experiencing. This conference recognizes this, but there is a need is to move forward together.
We look forward to your positive response to our sponsorship/trade exhibitor proposal, to answer any questions that you may have and to invite your participation at the NZGIC conference August 3-5, 2020.
The number one objective of the New Zealand Golf Industry Council (NZGIC) Conference is to provide opportunities to all attendees to share and disseminate information about new innovations, concepts, research and best practices happening within the golf industry. It will also provide delegates and exhibitors the opportunity to network amongst our New Zealand and international domiciled peers.
The NZGIC Conference and Trade Show attracts delegates and exhibitors from across the spectrum of the golf club industry. These include:
We invite you to be part of this industry event to mix and mingle with major industry decision makers.
NZGIC, the organizers of the 2020 Whole of Golf Conference can confirm the following appointments:
Tom Doak – Renaissance Golf Design
World renowned golf course architect. He has 5 courses ranked among the top 100 in the world according to the “Top 100 Courses in the World” list compiled by Golf Magazine including Cape Kidnappers and Tar Iti golf courses.
Peter Walton – CEO IAGTO
IAGTO’s membership comprises 2741 accredited golf tour operators, golf resorts, hotels, golf courses, receptive operators, airlines, tourist boards, approved media and business partners in 101 countries including, at its core, 718 specialist golf tour operators in 64 countries.
Jonathan Smith Executive Director GEO Foundation
GEO is involved with sustainability in golf, from field support to planning, working for golf and for government bringing a positive vision, progressive strategic direction, an ethos of collaboration and a genuine passion… a dynamic, credible, influential and trusted organization, helping usher golf to the forefront of the sustainability movement.