Attendee services

Shuttle transportation

Complimentary shuttle transportation will be provided between the Orange County Convention Center and the official conference and show hotels, except those within walking distance of the convention center.

Hotel Route Hotel boarding location
Avanti Resort Orlando 5 Curbside on I-Drive at I-Ride stop
Clarion Inn & Suites I-Drive/Convention Center Walk  
Days Inn Convention Center/I-Drive Walk  
DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld 1 Main lobby entrance
Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando I-Drive/Convention Center 5 Curbside on I-Drive at I-Ride stop
Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando at SeaWorld 2 Front entrance
Hampton Inn Orlando I-Drive/Convention Center 4 At Springhill Suites
Hilton Garden Inn Orlando at SeaWorld 3 Front entrance
Hilton Grand Vacations Club at SeaWorld 3 Curbside on Sea Harbor at I-Ride stop
Hilton Orlando 1 Group arrivals area
Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando I-Drive/Convention Center 4 At Springhill Suites
Hyatt Place Orlando Convention Center/I-Drive 4 At Springhill Suites
Hyatt Regency Orlando (formerly the Peabody Orlando) Walk  
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld 2 North lot entrance
Residence Inn Orlando at SeaWorld 3 Front entrance
Residence Inn by Marriott/Convention Center 4 At Springhill Suites
Rosen Centre Hotel Walk  
Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando 5 Curbside on I-Drive
Rosen Plaza Hotel Walk  
Springhill Suites Orlando at SeaWorld 2 Front entrance
Springhill Suites by Marriott Orlando/Convention Center I-Drive 4 Curbside on Universal Blvd.


Shuttles will pick up riders every 30 minutes.

  • Monday, Feb. 3: 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 4: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 5: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 6: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Association Clubhouse

9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Feb. 5 - 6

Association booths and services will be located together in one common area on the trade show floor:

Merchandise & Bookstore

6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m, Feb. 3
7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Feb. 4

7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Feb. 5-6
Level 1, Lobby A, Orange County Convention Center

Shop a huge selection of books and apparel, and have your purchases shipped directly to your home or business, avoiding the addition of added pounds in your luggage. Titles related to classic golf course management, golf general interest, career development and the newest industry trends, as well as materials for your conference seminars, will be available.

If you can't wait to catch up on the latest selections or would like a seminar textbook in advance, you can always visit the GCSAA Store.

International Resource Center

Presented in partnership with Syngenta and Jacobsen

9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Feb. 5 - 6

Designed for the international attendee, this is the ideal spot to network with peers, meet up with friends and enjoy refreshment. The center will be staffed with a multilingual interpreter. Badges are required for admittance to the center and may be picked up at registration.

GCSAA Member Headquarters and career consulting

Member Headquarters

Drop in to visit with GCSAA team members about all the programs and services available to you through your GCSAA membership. Team members can assist you with any questions you may have regarding your membership, transcripts, Class A status, path to certification and more. Also a great place to meet up with your peers and network with GCSAA field staff.

Career consulting

If you're looking for the latest tips and techniques for a profitable career in the golf course management industry, Carol Rau, PHR, Career Advantage LLC consultant, will be available to provide professional career advice, guide you through updating your résumé, and assess your interview skills.

Contact Career Advantage to schedule an appointment in advance. Walk-in appointments are also welcome.

Career photo booth

FREE professional headshot!
Do you want to add your picture to your business card, blog, website or portfolio? Stop by to let Corporate Visual Services take a new photo that puts your best foot forward. Your shots will be emailed to you to choose your favorite. And if your photo doesn't turn out the way you like, complimentary retouching will also be provided. The whole process is simple and only takes minutes! 

GCSAA Golf Championships display

Presented in partnership with The Toro Company

Results will be displayed for all flights of the Four-Ball, Shamble, Golf Classic, and National Championship.

Skin cancer screenings

Presented in partnership with Sun Safe Tee

Sun Safe Tee will provide information about skin cancer safety and skin cancer screenings.

Attendee Justification Resource

The Attendee Justification Resource offers tips to minimize your expenses and garner a higher return on your investment. It will guide you through five steps to communicating with your employer about the importance of attending the 2014 Golf Industry Show.

Custom letter to your employer »

Host city: Orlando

Microsite for GIS attendees

The 2014 host city has something for everyone, from theme parks and championship golf courses, to restaurants, nightlife and shopping.

Check out everything Orlando has to offer »

Coupons for dining, attractions

Who doesn't like a good deal? Save money on meals, sightseeing and other attractions with these exclusive coupons for Golf Industry Show attendees.

Visit the Orlando Convention Aid website »

CMAA Conference and Expo

The 2014 CMAA World Conference and Club Business Exposition will be held at the Marriott World Center in Orlando during the same week as the Golf Industry Show. Registered attendees of the 2014 Golf Industry Show will have free access to the CMAA conference (Feb. 4-8) and the expo (Feb. 7-8).

The agreement is reciprocal for CMAA attendees, who are welcome to attend all Golf Industry Show events and sessions that do not have separate registration fees. Registration is not required - respective badge holders will be granted access to events that do not have separate fees.

CMAA World Conference and Club Business Expo »

Other services

Hydration stations

Presented in partnership with Civitas

Badges and lanyards

Presented in partnership with John Deere Golf

Registration and education pens

Presented in partnership with Quali Pro

Attendee registration bags

Presented in partnership with The Andersons

GCSAA Partners:

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