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2019 Show Season is Here

2019 Show Season is Here

Posted On: February 4, 2019 by VGM Club in: Agronomy, Food and Beverage

2019 show season is upon us, and VGM Club will be attending multiple shows across the country! Take a look at the upcoming shows we will be attending and be sure to stop by and say hello. We would love to discuss ways to fully utilize your membership! Golf Industry Show – San Diego, CA – February 2 – 7 The GIS in San Diego, CA is going on now! We cannot be more excited to take part in such an impactful week for the club industry.  This year we are will be located in booth #5625. We hope to continue to build on the success we have had in recent years. Our goal every year is to ensure we are doing everything we can to help clubs expand their budget and provide their members with the best quality products and services.  This year we will have Stens, Wells Fargo, PepsiCo, Gallo, and VGM Insurance & Financial services joining us in our booth. These partners, along with our representatives will be available to discuss potential savings opportunities

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