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Archive - February 2017

  • Categories: Clubhouse, Food and Beverage

    March 5-7 is the annual Chef to Chef conference in Atlanta, Georgia brought together by Club & Resort Business Magazine. "Club & Resort Business' Chef to Chef Conference is devoted exclusively to the special needs of club and resort food and beverage operations. The conference agenda is designed by practicing club chefs, to assure that it will be of practical use for attendees from the food-and-beverage management teams at private, semi-private and daily-fee clubs, resorts, golf courses and

  • Categories: VGM Club

    Written by: Cam Schultz There is a proverb that says, "It takes a village to raise a child" meaning everyone who is around an adolescent should take a role in assuring that child grows into a healthy adult. The same could be said about VGM Club's approach to this year's Golf Industry Show (GIS) in Orlando. Our company has had a presence on the expo floor for almost two decades, but after the 2016 show in San Diego we asked ourselves... "What can we do to enrich the golf industry

  • Categories: VGM Club

    Written by: Cam Schultz I should start by saying what a phenomenal CMAA EXPO this year was, and we have been to many great shows through our 20-plus year history. However, this one just felt different. And don't worry, we have a theory on why this was the case: The club industry is truly bustling again and with that uptick, club managers are actively looking for ways to make their facilities better, smarter, faster, stronger. Services like those VGM Club provides can be tricky to visually

  • Categories: VGM Club

    Written by: Pete Kinney - Director of Business Development, Pro Shop   2017 is a big year for both our industry and our members. We have a HUGE opportunity in front of us to "take back" the pro shop business - and that is our goal. What do I mean by that? I had this conversation with many people at the PGA Merchandise Show. In 2016, we saw a dramatic condensing of off-course channels after businesses like Golfsmith and Sports Authority closed their doors. This opened the

    Tags: PGA Show, Trade Show