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Mary, FL – March 2018 / Newsmaker Alert / An
impressive and diverse roster of media outlets are among the early commitments
for the 28th Annual ING Spring Conference May 20-23 at the IP Casino Resort
& Spa in Biloxi, MS.
Leading Media Outlets Among Early
for 28th Annual ING Spring Conference
non-profit International Network of Golf,
the industry’s only media-based networking organization, conducts this
annual gathering of media and golf companies and leaders. ING is “where
the media and golf industry connect.”
in the golf industry and media is invited to join ING and attend the conference.
Call 407-328-0500 for details.
the publications, radio and TV shows already committed to attend the ING
Spring Conference are: PGA Magazine, The Golf Insiders radio show,
Golfing Magazine, Myrtle Beach Golf Channel, iNet Golf, New England
Golf Publishing, Pro Golf Weekly, Back 9 Boys radio, GolfWRX, Southern
New England Golfer, GolfBucksCounty.com, Front Page Golf, and several individual
golf writers and broadcasters.
ING Spring Conference schedule is packed with networking, educational and
golf events designed to help all attendees enhance their standing in the
golf industry. Highlights include:
the 11th Annual Durland Cup team scramble will take place The Oaks Golf
Club on Wednesday.
Show: The ING One-On-One Appointment Show was created to place an emphasis
on business relations between the media and golf companies, resorts, destinations
and entrepreneurs. Participating companies set up tabletop displays and
conduct private meetings held every 15 minutes. Media members use the time
to gather story material, do interviews and nurture relationships.
Lab: The ING Demo Lab will take place on Monday morning at Shell Landing
Golf Club. Companies with golf equipment and training aids set up on the
range and putting green where attendees try the products first hand.
Sessions include Marketing & PR, Social Media Marketing and more. Also,
ING TALKS, structured like Ted Talks, returns with four sessions.
The World Amateur Golfers Championship, USA National Qualifier will take
place Monday on the Davis Love-designed Shell Landing Golf Club. The top
five finishers in this individual stroke play net competition will earn
complimentary entry and accommodations in the World Amateur Golfers Championship,
USA National Championship Aug. 2-4 at the Hollywood Casino in Bay St. Louis,
MS. In recent years, ING Qualifiers John Duval and Jim Smith have won their
flights in the National Championship and went on to represent the USA in
the World Championship.
for the ING Conference, or to find out more about ING, visit www.inggolf.com,
or call 407-328-0500.
Several networking sessions are planned, including the Opening Night Welcome
Reception and the Tuesday Night Banquet.
International Network of Golf has been networking the golf industry since
1990. Anyone in the golf industry or media, at any level, can benefit from
being a member of ING. We all have our roles in the golf industry, but
we come together under the ING umbrella to help each other grow our businesses
with the Spring Conference, ING also conducts the ING Fall Forum in Mesquite,
NV, in September, offers discounts for players and exhibitors in the Myrtle
Beach World Amateur in late August, offers the ING Hospitality Room at
the PGA Merchandise Show for its members, and conducts the annual ING Media
Awards and the ING Industry Honors programs.