So why should you attend Golf Business Forum 2016?


You’re looking to drive operational performance and improve profitability

Come and see experts present and engage with industry leaders on the exhibition floor. See new operating technologies, best practice retail strategies and tips on driving revenue growth from the best in the business. Learn from case studies with from industry benchmark facilities including Wembley Golf course (Perth), Yarra Bend Golf (Melbourne), Moore Park Golf (Sydney) and Parkwood International (Gold Coast). Don’t miss: Kim EllisTony HallamLuke AltschwagerBill YatesAndrew Davies.

customer relationships

You’re looking to build and leverage customer relationships

Discover what drives golfer loyalty and customer engagement, and hear from experts in golf and sport on how to create customer experiences that directly translate to repeat visitation and bottom line returns. See the latest online tools in practice, and take home some practical tips that will have you developing stronger relationships with the regulars, the fans and the infrequent visitors to your golf facility. Don’t miss: Adam Posner, Kristy IhleSean Callanan, Elizabeth Sattler.


You’re a local government executive with a golf facility in your portfolio

Learn how to work more effectively with your operational manager, whether employed by you or under contract. Hear from industry leaders on trends driving sport and recreation participation and golf participation, see how a long term vision coupled with an investment strategy can lead to sustained financial returns. Don’t miss: Mark BandStephen PittPaul FairweatherKim EllisTony HallamLuke Altschwager.

world trends

You’re wanting to understand where golf is heading, international perspectives and sport participation trends

The markets in the USA and Europe offer critical insights, and industry leaders from Golf Australia and the PGA of Australia as well as the Australian Sports Commission and Repucom have valuable intelligence to offer all in the golf industry. Knowing where industry is going enables accurate business planning, and add your voice to the conversation to ensure the future design of golf participation programs is influenced by the facilities responsible for the majority of golf in Australia. Don’t miss: Jay Karen, Lodewijk KlootwijkStephen PittBrian ThorburnPaul FairweatherDanny BowerinMark Band.


You want to meet peers, industry leaders, experts and industry partners

Be at the Forum and enjoy interaction with all delegates and participants throughout both days, including the cocktail night on Monday 25 July. Check out the full program for details.