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National Golf Sales Rep Association, Association of Golf Merchandisers, and RepSpark Announce Educational Partnership to Empower Golf Sales Reps

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Jan 17, 2024 12:16:31 PM

[January 17, 2024] – In an industry that thrives on enduring relationships as its fundamental guiding principle, the National Golf Sales Association (NGSA), the Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM), and RepSpark proudly announce an educational partnership to guide sales reps on how to be successful in the industry. This collaboration is designed to empower golf sales representatives, equipping them for success in their careers in this dynamic and ever-evolving landscape.

Get Your Golf Sales Career in Full Swing with a Trailblazing Partnership

This groundbreaking collaboration brings together the collective expertise of three golf industry powerhouses to create a comprehensive educational program designed for golf sales reps to excel in their career. 

The decision to form this strategic partnership stems from the shared commitment to strengthen relationships and business within the golf community. By combining their resources and expertise, the organizations aim to provide an educational resource, ensuring that sales reps are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in an ever-evolving market.

Visionary Insights from Industry Leaders

"RepSpark is excited to be at the forefront of this collaborative effort. Together with NGSA and AGM, we are dedicated to providing a platform for continuous learning, networking, and skill development for golf sales reps, ensuring their success in a competitive industry."
- Joel Bush, CRO of RepSpark

"This partnership represents a pivotal moment in the golf industry. By combining the strengths of NGSA, AGM, and RepSpark, we are not only enhancing the capabilities of individual sales reps but also contributing to the overall growth and vibrancy of the golf market."
- Phil Immordino, President of NGSA

"AGM is thrilled to be part of this transformative initiative. Our commitment to education aligns seamlessly with the goals of this partnership, and we look forward to empowering golf sales reps with invaluable insights and knowledge."
- Justine Gray, Director of Membership and Education of AGM

Kickstarting the Partnership with a Live Panel at 2024 PGA Show

NGSA, AGM, and RepSpark will host a live panel in the Career Zone at the 2024 PGA Show on Thursday, January 25th, from 2-2:45 PM ET to mark the official launch. The panel will speak on key topics such as the benefits and earning potential of becoming a golf sales representative, what manufacturers seek in a sales rep, and practical insights on how to kickstart a successful career in golf sales. Attendees can expect valuable tips for success from seasoned industry professionals.

Your Pathway to Success: Monthly Webinars and PGA Credits 

AGM will be the main host of the eight monthly webinars from February to July, offering attendees an exclusive opportunity to earn PGA credits while gaining valuable insights from industry experts. The Golf Sales Rep Educational Webinar series, occurring on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, covers a diverse curriculum. These webinars will feature insights from leading Sales Managers at both established and emerging brands, golf retailers, and other industry trailblazers.

Sessions range from foundational knowledge and sales strategies tailored to the golf industry to advanced topics like digital sales technology, relationship building, and career advancement, providing comprehensive insights and actionable takeaways for sales professionals at all levels. Don't miss the chance to be part of this free educational initiative that promises to reshape the future of golf sales.

To register for these webinars and embark on a journey of professional development, visit https://mailchi.mp/agmgolf/golfsalesrepprogram.

Anticipating Tomorrow's Triumphs: Unveiling a Visionary Roadmap at the 2024 PGA Buying and Education Summit!

As we embark on this journey of stewarding the future of golf sales education, the collaborative efforts of NGSA, AGM, and RepSpark are just the beginning. Anticipate an unveil of more educational content at the 2024 PGA Buying and Education Summit. Stay tuned as we gather resources to move the industry forward and empower sales professionals with the tools they need to thrive. The best is yet to come, and we invite you to be part of this extraordinary evolution in golf sales education.

For more information on this partnership and to register for the monthly webinars, visit https://mailchi.mp/agmgolf/golfsalesrepprogram.

About RepSpark:

RepSpark is the leading provider of digital solutions for B2B wholesale commerce.  Designed to be personalized, intuitive, and powerfully intelligent, RepSpark’s platform drives brands to connect and collaborate with their buyers to place orders, create digital line sheets and analyze key data 24/7. RepSpark brands leverage technology to drive sales growth and better serve their retailers. Founded in 2007, RepSpark is headquartered in Anaheim, CA. To join RepSpark Community, claim your forever-free account at app.repspark.com, and for more information, visit www.repspark.com.

CONTACT: Colleen Tatum, colleen.tatum@repspark.com


About National Golf Sales Rep Association:

The National Golf Sales Rep Association (NGSA) is the Association for Golf Sales Reps throughout the US. Our purpose is to assist individuals to become the best at what they do through education, training, teaching and offering the tools that they need to be successful. Connecting Manufacturers and suppliers to the right Reps in their prospective territories, as well as helping individuals to start a new career as a Sales Rep.  

CONTACT: Phil Immordino, pimmordino@gtaaweb.org


About the Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM):

The Association of Golf Merchandisers is an international, professional association consisting of more than 850 buyer members and 200 Vendor Partners, all dedicated to strengthening the golf retail and merchandising industry. AGM buyer members are responsible for the retail operations at over 1,500 golf shops with annual sales in excess of $1 billion. These members, both the Merchandisers and the Vendor Partners, are among the best and most recognized in the golf industry.

CONTACT: Megan Fidler, AGM Director of Marketing, megan@agmgolf.org


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