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Queensland Golf Forum - “Know your business” Former touring professional golfer and junior golf advocate Jack Newton will headline the upcoming Queensland Golf Forum to be held on March 13 at the Victoria Park Golf Complex. items with each speaker providing some relevant “ideas” to take back to your operation. Newton is passionate about the development of the game and has played a prominent role in promoting junior golf. During the recuperation from his accident in 1983, he set up the Jack Newton Junior Golf Foundation in 1986. Since then, and under his constant direction, the foundation has cultivated golf at schoolboy/girl level and membership now exceeds 4,000 – with a further 20,000 kids annually reached by its program. Industrial Relations: Current issues in The Forum is expected to attract a variety of participants from golf club executives, captains and PGA professionals as well as up-and-coming industry professionals from the PGA IGI. Media commentator and golfing enthusiast Bruce Young will be Master of Ceremonies ensuring each participant gets the most out of the day from the presenters line up. The forum agenda will cover several topical Agenda the club industry and how a club can get assistance. Presented by Eric Porter from Clubs Queensland. Volunteer Management: Including recruitment, retention plus partnering with schools, councils and local businesses presented by Volunteering Qld. Risk Management: Including examples of risks and mitigations presented by Brian Kunde from Club Insurance Queensland. Club Scorecard: Monitoring your golf club’s progress annually. Click here to view the Club Scorecard. Marketing Member Loyalty: Connecting with your members so they stay longer. Presented by golf operations and marketing specialist Mike Orloff, Golf Industry Central. Growing the Game - Gaining relevance in a modern world. Presented by PGA of America member and growing the game specialist Grant Garrison. Register Now! Cost: $69 per person or two for $99 (one payment, same organisation). Check out the event section at www. for further information or phone (07) 3252 8155. *Beat the traffic and come have a chat with your peers as the day will start off with a special Early Bird networking opportunity from 7:30am. Double Up with the Golf Industry Awards The 2011 Golf Industry Awards Night will follow the Forum with many participants expected to attend both events. The Awards will be held at The Sebel and Citigate King George Square from 6.30pm. Read more Seeking a job in the Golf Industry? Interested in finding the right staff? We have a full range of job seeking and recruitment services. Golf Industry Central Autumn 2012 3