National Golf Course Owners Associations
Both divisions of the NGCOA (America and Canada) hold annual conferences. The upcoming Canadian Conference will focus on turing you Team into Champions while the American conference theme is The Power to Change.

  • NGCOA Golf Business Canada Conference – Huntsville, Ontario, November 15 – 17, 2012
Jeff will be speaking at the NGCOA Canada conference on the topic of Finding and Connecting With Your Customers Through Social Media: It’s all about Engagement. We hope to see you there.
  • NGCOA Conference – San Diego, California, February 3 – 8, 2013
This conference is running concurrent with the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (February 4 – 8), the Golf Industry Show (February 6 & 7) and the Club Managers Association of America World Conference (February  7 – 11). 
 
Consumer Golf Shows
It is also time to start thinking about having your golf course in attendance at a Consumer Golf Show. Here are the upcoming dates across Canada:

Seattle Golf & Travel Show – CenturyLink Field, February 8 – 10, 2013
Portland Golf Show – Oregon Conference Center, February 22 – 24, 2013
Toronto Golf Show – Metro Toronto Convention Center, March 1 – 3, 2013
Vancouver Golf & Travel Show – Vancouver Convention Center, March 2 & 3, 2013
Edmonton Golf Show – Edmonton Expo Center, March 9 & 10, 2013
Ottawa-Gatineau Golf Expo – March 9 & 10, 2013
Montreal Golf Expo
– Place Forzani (Laval), March 15 – 17, 2013 
Calgary Golf Show – BMO Center , March 23 & 24, 2013
Winnipeg Golf Expo – Red River Exhibition Center, March 23 & 24, 2013
Atlantic Golf Expo – Casino New Brunswick (Moncton), March 23 & 24, 2013

 
Jeff & Tara Ciecko of CK Golf Solutions write two blogs on their website, one is there 19th Hole Blog where they share personal experiences and the Biz Blog where they share business best practices and golf industry related opinions. They have owned CK Golf Solutions for 5 years and provide marketing, social media and business services to the golf industry.