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Agenda

Each delegate registration includes all education, trade show, and social events excluding Wednesday Night Dinner & Entertainment event.

Monday, November 28
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Junior Ballroom Foyer
Registration | Info Desk
 
 
Tuesday, November 29
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Junior Ballroom Foyer
Registration | Info Desk  
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Junior ABC
All Ontario Chapter Meeting
NGCOA Canada golf facility members only
 
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Pavilion ABC
Women in Golf Summit | Keynote Speaker: Elisa Gaudet, Founder, Women's Golf Day
presented byrainbrd
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Grand Ballroom
Opening Ceremonies  
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Grand Ballroom
Lunch  
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Grand Ballroom
Opening Keynote Speaker | Scott Stratten - UnMarketing: Everything Has Changed and Nothing Is Different
presented by
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Junior | Pavilion Foyer
19th Hole Networking
presented by coca-cola
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Golf Business Canada Operational Breakout Sessions 
 

How To Create Win-Win Relationships Between YOUR Facility & YOUR Pro Shop Team


Junior D
SCOTT KOLB | Founder, Fresh Golf 

Please Come Work For Me!
Pavilion ABC
JAMES CRONK | Founder, Cronk Group and Golf Industry Guru 

PANEL:

DOUG BREEN | Regional Vice President GolfNorth Properties & Chief Agronomist, County of Wellington Councillor, Golf North
BRIAN SCHAAL | President & GM, Copper Point Golf Club
ASHLI KOMARYK | MBA ACC, Komaryk Communications
ROBIN TURNILL | MHRM, FCPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPCC

Beyond The Box
Pavilion D 
JAY ASHTON | National Brand Activation Manager, Sysco Canada
Managing Price In High Demand
Junior ABC
PANEL SESSION
TOM DOULL | Director of Golf, Morgan Creek Golf Course
ROB HOWELL | General Manager, Metcalfe Golf Club
FRASER STALKIE | Director of Operations, Innerkip Highlands Golf Club

 

presented by
club car
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Junior |Pavilion Foyer
19th Hole Networking
presented bycoca-cola
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Grand Ballroom
Great Canadian Idea Share
Be ready to hear the BEST of the BEST ideas and start making money as soon as next season begins!

All ideas submitted will be posted here on the conference website for your viewing pleasure after the conference – a great idea is just waiting for implementation at your course next year!
presented by
tee-on
5:30 pm Meet in Hotel Lobby
NGCOA Canada staff will accompany you to GoodCo Bars (965 Granville St).
 
5:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Good Co. Bars
Get Linked Opening Reception
 
presented by
rain bird
Wednesday, November 30
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Junior Ballroom Foyer
Info Desk  
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Grand Ballroom
Breakfast  
8:45 am - 10:00 am
Grand Ballroom

Solutions Summit: Magical Marketing Tour
This solution-based session features round-table discussions to generate ideas for you to take back to your course. 

MODERATOR |  Shawn Hunter, Regional Director, NGCOA Canada – Southwestern ON Chapter and Managing Editor, Golf Business Canada magazine

presented by
kubota
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Junior |Pavilion Foyer
19th Hole Networking Break
presented by coca-cola
10:30 am - 11:30 am Golf Business Canada Operational Breakout Sessions
 

Leveraging The Demand Boost To Maximize ROI And Increase Asset Value


Pavilion D

CRAIG JOHNSTON | Partner, GGA
MURRAY BLAIR | Director, GGA
MARTIN TZANKOV | Senior Manager, GGA

The Keys To A Successful Customer Engagement Strategy
Pavilion ABC
MODERATOR | JASON WILSON, Gallus Golf

PANEL:
SLADE KING | 
COO, Play Golf Calgary
JEFF CIECKO | Co-Owner, CK Golf Solutions
MEGAN MOLLOY | Golf Events & Marketing Manager, Morgan Creek Golf Course
Short Supply - Proven Strategies To Solve The Hiring And Retention Crisis In Golf Course Operations
Junior ABC
MATT ROLFE
| Founder, Results Hospitality and Westshore Hospitality Group

 

presented by
club car
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm Board the Bus for the Vancouver Convention Centre  
12:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre
Golf Business Canada Trade Show | Vancouver Convention Centre
East Hall A
 
LUNCH 12:15 pm
PRIZING on the hour
GRAND PRIZE 4:15 pm

GRAND PRIZE | trip for four (4) including airfare and hotel to Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Must be in attendance to win!
presented by
toro
4:15 pm - 6:15 pm Put your feet up after a long day before the evening festivities begin  
6:15 pm until late
Grand Ballroom & Foyer
A Hard Day's Night | A Beatlemania Dinner and Show

SOLD OUT
Our Beatlemania Dinner event will transport you back to the wildly exciting era of the pop phenomenon The Beatles!

 

Dress code: Dress to impress, in true Beatles fashion

presented by
moosehead
Thursday, December 1
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
Junior Ballroom Foyer
Info Desk  
8:00 am - 9:15 am
Grand Ballroom
Breakfast | Annual General Meeting | Elections  
9:15 am - 9:45 am
Junior | Pavilion Foyer
19th Hole Networking Break
presented by coca-cola
9:45 am - 10:45 am Golf Business Canada Operational Breakout Sessions
 
Surviving Golfdemic: Staying Healthy & Well In spite of Pandemic Success
Pavilion ABC
PAM PAQUET
| Founder, Pam Paquet & Associates Performance Management 
This Isn’t Your Grandparents Strategic Planning Session!
Junior ABC
QUINN MAGNUSON
| Senior Client Partner, BDC Advisory Services
There’s Mom, Dad, Johnny, Mary….Where Does That Leave Me? An Open Forum For Next Generation Owners
Pavilion D
MODERATOR
 |  Shawn Hunter, Regional Director, NGCOA Canada – Southwestern ON Chapter and Managing Editor, Golf Business Canada magazine
Public Relations 301 For Golf Operators: Professional Tactics for Creating and Executing More Effective Government Advocacy and Media Relations Strategies.

Junior D
HUW WILLIAMS
| MBA, President, Impact Public Affairs

presented by
club car
10:45 am - 11:00 am
Junior | Pavillion Foyer
19th Hole Networking Break
presented by coca-cola
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Golf Business Canada Operational Breakout Sessions

BUILDING LINKS: How To Create An Inclusive Culture For Your Workforce
Pavilion D
BRANDON BELL
| Syngenta
Different Generations Demand Different Talk: 5 Tips For Improved Workplace Communication
Pavilion ABC
PAM PAQUET
| Founder, Pam Paquet & Associates Performance Management 

Rising Food Costs vs. Food Cost Killers


Junior ABC
KEVIN PENNER
| Marketing Manager/BR Consultant, Sysco Canada - Prairies

 

presented by
club car
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Grand Ballroom
Lunch  
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Grand Ballroom

Why the F#@K Should I Work For You?
James Cronk, Golf Industry Guru

A Keynote Speaker & Collaborative Workshop all rolled into one session! Come listen to and participate in the most powerful session about the current labour issues in the golf industry!

 
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Grand Ballroom
Closing Ceremonies
Grand Prizes to be drawn:
Trips | Cash Prizes | MORE