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Golf Business TechCon 2018 Announces Google Executive
as Opening Keynote Speaker

#TechCon18’s Agenda and Speaker Lineup Continues to Grow

Charleston, S.C. (August 28, 2018) - Golf Business TechCon 2018 is pleased to announce Jenny Thomassian, Head of Industry at Google Travel as the Opening Keynote speaker. Golf Business TechCon 2018, hosted by the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA), will be held October 11-12 at the ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

Jenny Thomassian is a digital marketing guru and seasoned speaker, and she has spent the last 15 years managing digital marketing for the biggest and most successful names in e-commerce, including Amazon and Travelocity. Jenny currently oversees Google's relationships with large scale resort destination and global supplier partners. She provides industry insights, content creation and marketing strategy ideas to help build effective and memorable digital programs across search, display, mobile, video and social platforms.

“Our lineup of accomplished, charismatic speakers, lead off by Google’s Jenny Thomassian, is very exciting,” said Jay Karen, NGCOA’s Chief Executive Officer. “The combined expertise in technology, business, and golf industry issues promises to give our members and other attendees a top-tier experience.”

Golf Business TechCon is the golf industry’s only event specifically designed to showcase golf course technology. This educational, instructional two-day event allows golf course owners, operators and other industry professionals to experience some of the tools, tactics and techniques currently transforming golf course operations.

"Golf Business TechCon18 will give golf course owners and operators a chance to learn about some of the latest trends in technology, and show them how to implement those trends to grow their own business," said Boots Gifford, NGCOA Director of Education. "Attendees will learn the latest trends in the collection and analysis of customer data, explore drone technology, discuss cybersecurity issues, and discover how to use virtual reality as a revenue generator… TechCon will show what the future holds for the golf course industry."

NGCOA members save $100 on attendee registration. Deadline for group rate at the ARIA Resort & Casino is September 17, 2018. View Golf Business TechCon 2018’s educational agenda, speaker biographies and industry sponsor listings at at golfbusinesstechcon.com.

About the NGCOA
The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) is the leading authority on the business of golf course ownership and management. The association represents and promotes the interests of golf courses as the principal businesses and economic assets of the game of golf. The not-for-profit organization is the only trade association dedicated exclusively to golf course owners and operators. Through advocacy, education and information resources, purchasing programs and networking opportunities, the NGCOA helps golf course owners and operators run more successful businesses. For more information, visit www.ngcoa.org or call 800-933-4262.

Media Contact:

Renee Flowers
NGCOA Director of Marketing and Communications
843-636-8843 (mobile)

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