2021 African American Golf Expo & Forum Plans Announced at PGA Show
OMAHA, NE — Jim Beatty, President of Jim Beatty Golf Ventures and Executive Editor of the African American Golfers Digest, the nation’s leading African American golf publication, announced plans to convene the First Annual African American Golf Expo & Forum to be held February 21 -23, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. The announcement was made on Wednesday at the 67th PGA Merchandise Show & Convention in Orlando, Fla.. The inaugural program will be hosted at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel & Conference Center with full days comprised of learning sessions, panel discussions, a tradeshow exposition and networking functions along with other attendee activities being planned.
The 3-day comprehensive event is open to all industry and trade professionals along with those interested in the sport, business, career, and leisure sectors available in golf. The ticketed program will offer merchandising and sales opportunities for companies that seek to tap into the $1.2 Trillion African American consumer market, which includes over $1 Billion spent on sporting goods and apparel.
“This historic effort will provide golf merchandisers with a unique opportunity to increase their sales, branding, and exposure in this demographic segment,” says Beatty who is Founder of NCS International, an Omaha, Nebraska-based company that providers of an array of economic development services. He also serves on the We Are Golf Task Force and is Chairman of the We Are Golf Recreational and Competitive Play Subcommittee.
Beatty also stated this will be the first time that golf industry businesses will be convened specifically to market to African Americans. “The Forum will also address Careers in Golf, Golf at HBCU’s, Supplier Diversity, Fundraising, and introduce new players to the game, to name a few of the workshop topics and forum sessions. In depth research on African American Golfing trends and preferences will also be conducted during the expo.
The African American Golf Expo and Forum is a combined effort of Jim Beatty Golf Ventures, the African American Golfers Digest, Golf My Future My Game, Women of Color Golf and Warren360Media.
Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available. For more information contact Jim Beatty at Jim@jimbeattygolfventures.com or call (402) 415-9615 or visit www.aagolfexpo.com
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Jim Beatty Golf Ventures is a golf management and promotion company based in Omaha, Nebraska specializing in tournament management, events, and issues publicity. For more visit www.jimbeattygolfventures.com
Contact: James Beatty
February 3, 2020 Tel: (402) 415-9615