NORWALK, Conn. – PGA Golf Exhibitions, along with Bobby Jones and Jack Nicklaus Sportswear, announced today the prestigious apparel brands continued support of the PGA Merchandise Show. Each brand has consistently participated in the PGA Merchandise Show since their early beginnings and will exhibit in the same size booths as 2009 during the 2010 PGA Merchandise Show, Jan. 28-30, in Orlando, Fla.
“We look forward to showcasing our iconic golf lifestyle brands to the loyal customer base of the PGA Merchandise Show. Both Bobby Jones and Jack Nicklaus Sportswear return with a strong presence for Fall 2010,” states John S. Kirwan, Jr., President of the Golf Division of HMX, LLC.
Bobby Jones and Jack Nicklaus Sportswear return to anchor the apparel section of the 1.1 million gross square feet of the Orange County Convention Center show floor. Nearly 1,000 golf vendors, representing every business sector of golf from market leaders to start-up companies, will display and demonstrate hundreds of thousands of golf merchandise that will appear in golf shops and
retail stores throughout the 2010 golf season.
“We are pleased to welcome back the popular and well-regarded apparel brands of and Bobby Jones and Jack Nicklaus Sportswear to the 57th PGA Merchandise Show,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Group Vice President and General Manager Ed Several. “Both brands count an overwhelming number of attending PGA Professionals and golf retailers among their most valued customers. The opportunity to view their latest lines, speak with designers and company executives, plus plan their inventory needs for the new season is tremendously valuable to our attendees who come from around the world.”
About the PGA Merchandise Show
Since its inception in 1954, the PGA Merchandise Show has become the world’s most influential golf trade show and the global summit for the business of golf. In January 2010, influential golf manufacturers will exhibit; international leaders will address industry issues; timely education seminars and relevant best practices will be offered; new golf employment initiatives will be launched; and professional networking will build important relationships. More than 40,000 industry professionals from some 75 countries will source the newest golf merchandise from nearly 1,000 golf vendors within one million gross square feet of interactive exhibit space of the Orange County Convention Center, Jan. 28-30, 2010.
On January 27th, the 8th Annual Outdoor Demo Day provides the setting for the world’s largest professional testing event as nearly 90 golf vendors demonstrate product attributes exclusively for PGA Professionals and invited retailers at the 42-acre practice facility of Orange County National Golf Center. For more information and to register to attend the 57th PGA Merchandise Show, visit www.pgashow.com.
The PGA Merchandise Show, organized in partnership with The PGA of America, is one of three leading golf trade shows in PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions’ golf portfolio including the PGA Fall Expo in Las Vegas and the Ontario PGA Golf Merchandise Show in Toronto, Canada.
About Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones brings elegance and sophistication back to the game with cotton performance fabrics, silk outerwear and updated classics for the modern country club lifestyle. The men’s and women’s collections for Fall 2010 reflect the long standing design traditions of functional refinement for which the brand is known throughout the world.
For more information, visit www.bobbyjonesshop.com.
About Jack Nicklaus Sportswear
Jack Nicklaus Sportswear has earned a reputation for style, quality and bold colorations. Inspired by the legendary
Golden Bear, style and performance harmonize to create a signature golf collection. Continued innovations in fit and Performance 18 technology ensure that Nicklaus’s eponymous golf lifestyle brand remains ahead of the competition.
For more information, visit www.jacknicklaussportswear.com.
PGA Merchandise Show: Sherry Major, (716) 662-3855, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jack Nicklaus Sportswear/Bobby Jones Sportswear: Fiona Chiotellis Zeman, 212.532.6377, email@example.com