LIBERTYVILLE, IL (January 19, 2010) Crescent Systems, the leader in integrated management software for the golf club industry, will be exhibiting in Booth 3805 at the PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on January 28-30, 2010.
Crescent offers fully integrated systems covering tee sheet management and online reservations, credit card processing, retail and dining POS to complete back-office inventory management, accounting and reporting all backed by its 24/7 customer support unmatched by competitors.
A regular attendee since 1997, Crescent Systems will be showcasing its most extensive display of new products and promotions. Among them will be:
Public Launch of Crescent Version6: This is the more powerful, 2nd generation of the already popular management software application. Crescent has invested over 30 months of product re-design, software development and internal testing using customer focus-groups to provide key inputs. The investment has produced a new software framework that will support many new features and create a more interactive marketing platform. Amongst the key new features and benefits are:
• Provide more online and interactive services to complement excellent database/marketing modules
• The ability to publish pro-active information to simplify and enhance management and marketing
• Easily implement multi-course, multi-location operations within a single, real-time database
• Provide user-customized touch-screen interface layouts such as POS to minimize manual effort
In Fall 2009, this version began roll out to customers and the 2010 PGA Show will represent the first public showing of the new product.
Cres-Tee Online Tee Time Reservations: After being released in the Fall of 2009, this online tee time reservation engine is now in full use by many Crescent customers in 17 states – and growing. The product offers a one-stop solution for clubs to manage and market their rounds via online at little cost, little effort and without 3rd-party fees. It posts bookings to client tee sheet, captures credit card information and automatically sends an email with auto-confirmations.
Show Special Promotions: Speak to a company representative at the Show about Crescent’s innovative, everyday pricing and the special 2010 Show promotions:
• The “Pay-as-you-go” payment option is a now being offered for all Crescent product versions. This single, easy annual payment provides all the benefits of using Crescent at a lesser entry price.
• Show Only Specials: In conjunction with the “Pay-as-you-go” option, Crescent is offering a one-time-only special through a series of 4 pre-packaged configuration options to make it easier for clubs to make the move to Crescent.
“We have the best line-up of products we have ever had at this year’s show. We understand the mind-set in the marketplace and we are pro-actively trying to meet our customers with programs that make sense for them and at great values” said E. Neal Trogdon, President of Crescent Systems.
Neal along Brian Brinkworth (Vice President), Martin Izzi (Chief Business Development Officer) and, Sam Acosta (Senior Analyst), will be available to consult with clients and prospective clients. Product demonstrations will be available for all Crescent software and updates will be available for current clients.
Also in Crescent’s booth will be Larry DeSando, President of One Source POS, as Crescent’s credit card processing partner. Visitors should speak with Larry about reducing their current credit card fee structure to ensure they aren’t over-paying. One Source offers a $500 guarantee that they will save clubs on their processing statements.
Let the Crescent experts demonstrate how your club can become more efficient and compete more effectively for players and revenues. Crescent looks forward to meeting with you and learning about your club’s needs.
About Crescent Systems:
Crescent Systems provides integrated hospitality and club management software to all segments of the club, municipal and resort industries including golf, yacht, athletic, city, alumni and destination resort clubs. Founded in 1996 with world headquarters north of Chicago, Crescent Systems has several hundred clients in 47 states and extending into the Pacific Rim. Crescent has established and sustained its reputation as a high quality software provider with outstanding customer service. Unique in the industry as the only former owner/manager of member-based clubs, Crescent now focuses its expertise exclusively on providing efficient technology solutions and making the complex solution a simple implementation. Crescent’s intuitive and easy-to-use system has made it a leader in integrated, real-time enterprise business systems in both client-server and now in the online web-services space. Crescent offers products for point-of-sale, inventory, membership, reservations, fine dining, credit card processing, loyalty rewards, labor management and on-line access for conducting secure transactions and information retrieval. For more information, contact Crescent Systems at (888) 487-9011 or visit the website, www.crescentsystems.com.