Planners and suppliers from across the U.S. and Canada traveled to Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., May 15-18 to experience
the best of PGA National Resort and Spa’s varied
offerings during the Meetings Today Live! Golf
hosted buyer program, which featured rounds
of golf on The Champion course—home of the
The event kicked off with a Sunday dinner
reception sponsored by Discover The Palm
Beaches followed by a nighttime glow-ball
putting contest. The second day featured a
shambles-style golf contest on the PGA’s Champion course, with a $10,000 hole-in-one contest
sponsored by Bellagio Resort & Casino.
After the team golf play, attendees gathered for
a one-on-one business exchange that matched
meeting planners with golf resort facilities and other
suppliers that fit their upcoming programs. The first
full day ended with a dinner sponsored by Bellagio
and held at the waterfront Seasons 52 restaurant.
The last full day of Meetings Today Live! Golf
at PGA National Resort & Spa included an educational session by Kristen Brown, who delivered
an hour-long address on the benefits of developing a system to overcoming the challenges and
fears affecting one’s work and personal life.
The final night also featured a bowling outing
and a closing reception and awards ceremony,
calling attention to some of the high-achievers in
There are two more Live! events in the pipeline
for 2016, including Meetings Today Live! West at
The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo., from
Sept. 11-14, and Meetings Today Live! Las Vegas
at SLS Las Vegas from Nov. 13-16. Planners at-
tending the events will be able to get a closer look
at the host properties and other popular meeting
venues in the area to consider for their upcoming
events, and partake in special activities.
Each event will also include an educational
session and networking opportunities.
Meetings Today Live! Golf Hits the Greens