Getting to know each other at the 2016 Networking Function

A great time was had by all at our Monday night networking drinks at The Duke. Thanks to everyone for making the effort to come along - there were some sore heads on the Tuesday! From our perspective, it was a terrific chance to catch up with friends and colleagues in a more relaxed environment. Click on each photo to see a bigger version and leave any G-rated comments below!

[Thanks to Stewart Donn Photography]

It's a wrap for 2016

As the dust settles on an amazing couple of days, take a look at how the Forum played out and hear direct from some of our delegates. More coming with photos and presentations to be provided soon. Thanks to all who helped make the Golf Business Forum 2016 a huge success.

Whilst you're here, have another look at the opening video that launched the Forum:

Two sides of a beer-fuelled golf-cart race

Two sides of a beer-fuelled golf-cart race

Many enjoyed a video by Vice Sports of PGA Tour Pro Kevin Kisner having a day out with mates at a prestigious US members' Club. The Club didn't: they suspended Kevin for his shenanigans. Check out two perspectives on this story from US Golf Writers Michael Buteau and Geoff Shakelford - what exactly does this story mean for golf's engagement of those elusive Millennials?

The customer is always right, right?

The customer is always right, right?

Customer complaints are par for the course, but when it comes to price, are we training the customer to push for a better deal? In order to move away from price-based marketing, we need to understand the drivers of customer loyalty. If not we all face the consequences of the long-standing practice in the golf market to push price as the primary driver of customer attraction. Share your stories with us!