Expand and strengthen your business at Golf Business Conference 2021


Golf Business Conference is the industry’s largest annual gathering of golf course owners and operators, and is hosted by the NGCOA. Each year, this event offers relevant and timely education delivered by expert speakers on the most critical areas of golf course operations.


This year, GBC will be 100% virtual, and will offer education over three days with business-critical topics. GBC21 will also offer education beneficial to new golf course owners, and PGA Professionals and others interested in golf course ownership.


GBC21 education sessions will be eligible for continuing education credits from the PGA of America, as well as the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), the Club Management Association of America (CMAA), and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).


Return to your golf business with new and stronger relationships, and tools and tangible plans for improving operations, enhancing marketing efforts, increasing revenue, and starting the year off strong!

NGCOA Members


Virtual NGCOA annual meeting and annual awards ceremony included.


Join NGCOA today and save $30!


2021 PGA Show Virtual Experience & Marketplace

Our strategic alliance with the PGA of America offers you an incredible venue to learn about the latest trends and suppliers, while affording ample opportunities to discover innovative products and services to run a better golf operation. This year, explore interactive exhibitor showrooms featuring the latest products in apparel/apparel accessories, technology, equipment, training aids, travel and more.

Have you renewed your Yamaha Golf Cars contract this year? If so, you’re eligible to attend GBC21 at no cost. Contact Sherea Malcolm, NGCOA’s Events Manager, at smalcolm@ngcoa.org to redeem your FREE registration!

Continuing Education Units

PGA Members viewing sessions live will receive one (1) MSR credit for each session attended at least 31 minutes in duration (please be sure to watch until the session concludes).


PGA Members viewing sessions on demand will receive one (1) MSR credit for the session after you have viewed the session in full AND completed and passed the short quiz (which will be accessible once the session concludes).


For LPGA, CMAA and GCSAA credits, please email Nancy Downie at ndownie@ngcoa.org with your organization and membership number. Upon verification of your attendance, we’ll submit your information to your association.

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2021 PGA Show Virtual Experience & Marketplace | January 26-29

In addition to Golf Business Conference 2021 real-time education sessions and related on-demand recordings, attendees will get access to the following PGA Show features:

  • Free PGA Show Education content
  • PGA Show Keynotes on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
  • Exhibitor showrooms
  • Exhibitor, product and session recommendations
  • Appointment setting and chat feature
  • Exhibitor-to-Attendee matchmaking
  • Virtual special events
  • Buying capabilities (Marketplace) and more!

Who should attend #GBC21?

  • Golf Course Owners, Operators, and Managers
  • Buyers for Golf Facilities and Courses
  • Golf and Pro-Shop Owners and Managers
  • Golf Tournament Directors and Organizers
  • PGA Professionals and others who are interested in becoming an owner or operator
  • Anyone else who is responsible for the success of a golf course business