Lawrence, Kan. (Oct 11, 2022) – The GCSAA Conference and Trade Show returns to Orlando February 6-9, 2023, with an interactive experience you won’t find anywhere else.

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) and its presenting partners, the Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA) and the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA), will provide a week of interactive education, experiences practices and celebration of the golf course management industry.

The 2023 GCSAA Conference and Trade Show will be held at the Orange County Convention Center and begins with the GCSAA Golf Championships presented by Toro February 2-6 at Omni Resort at ChampionsGate Resort and Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge. Following four fun golf events and the crowning of the GCSAA National Champion, the Education Conference and Trade Show provides unparalleled professional development and networking opportunities for those who manage, own and build golf facilities, as well as companies that take care of golf facilities.

“Orlando is always a popular location for our attendees and exhibitors, so we’re excited to bring a full suite of interactive experiences and enhanced opportunities to the city in 2023,” said Rhett Evans, CEO of GCSAA. “There really is something for everyone in the industry.”

In addition to dedicated education and show time, each day of the GCSAA conference will feature a special theme and corresponding events.

  • Monday, February 6Cultivating Growth: Course Champions Day One includes enhanced training with seminars, practice hours and interactive facility tours, plus a beach party at the Welcome Reception, presented in partnership with Syngenta, at Aquatica.
  • Tuesday, February 7Cultivating Growth: Immersive EducationDay two starts early with the Health in Action 5K, presented in partnership with Syngenta, then revolves around even more education, including 14 tracks developed on specialized topics and for each role in the ‘establishment. The day ends with the events organized by the exhibitors called Industry Night
  • Wednesday February 8Cultivating Growth: Discovering InnovationThe GCSAA Sunrise Celebration, presented in partnership with Syngenta and honoring award winner Col. John Morley and more, start the day. Then the focus is on the living room. With over 500 exhibitors expected and the budding interactive stage built by GCBAA, GCSAA, USGA and ASGCA, attendees will see the latest innovations and learn about the solutions they can bring back to their facilities. Wednesday night features events hosted by GCSAA affiliated chapters.
  • Thursday February 9Cultivating Growth: Celebrating YouOn the last (and biggest) day, the show is still the center of attention, but will become even more interactive with chances to test and showcase products, win prizes in giveaways every hours and end the day with the GCSAA Send-Off Celebration, presented in partnership with John Deere, featuring award winner Old Tom Morris, GCSAA Collegiate Turf Bowl champions, additional giveaways and more.

Attendees can reserve their place by registering at during pre-registration until November 15.

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) is a premier golf organization in the United States. It focuses on golf course management, and since 1926 the GCSAA has been the premier professional association for the men and women who manage golf courses in the United States and around the world. From its headquarters in Lawrence, Kansas, the association provides education, information, and representation to more than 19,000 members in more than 78 countries. The association’s mission is to serve its members, advance their profession and improve communities through the enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf. Visit GCSAA at or find us on Facebook Where Twitter. Visit our industry leading magazine at

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