Details Released for Racquet and Paddle Sports Event in Orlando
3 Dec, 2019
The 2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show schedule of events was announced for the global racquet sport industry event taking place, Jan. 21–24, in Orlando.
The Racquet & Paddle Sports Show will bring together racquet sports professionals, industry leaders, facility suppliers, and wide-ranging product manufacturers from around the world for four days of merchandise sourcing, product testing, education and professional networking. The industry gathering will begin with hands-on product testing at Demo Day: Lake Nona Experience, at the USTA National Campus, on Jan. 21. The Show Floor, co-located with the PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC), will feature more than 200 comprehensive exhibits, multiple demonstration courts, complimentary industry presentations and an extensive education conference, Jan. 22–24.
Racquet sports professionals can register, free of charge, and learn more about the event at RacquetPaddleSportsShow.com.
2020 Racquet & Paddle Sports Show Schedule of Events
Demo Day: Lake Nona Experience - Show week will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona for a hands-on product demo experience from leading equipment companies, campus tours, and networking with industry professionals.
Exhibits & Demonstration Courts at Orange County Convention Center: Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 22, through Friday, Jan. 24, Show attendees will see more than 200 emerging and market-leading racquet, paddle and tennis vendors, presenting the newest innovations, products and services in apparel, accessories, footwear, fitness & more. Multiple demonstration courts, including a full-size USTA Tennis Court, Padel and multi-use short court, will offer full schedules for demonstrations. Additionally, a Smash Fest table tennis tournament and demonstration area will be featured.
Education Offerings: The Tennis Industry Association will present the annual Tennis Owners & Managers (TOM) Conference, featuring "TOM Talks" by industry experts, followed by roundtable discussions to generate and share ideas and best practices. Continuing education credits are available for members of the USPTA and PTR. Complimentary industry presentations will also be available on the Show floor throughout the event.
Retail Studio: The Retail Studio curated area on the Show floor will provide free insightful talks on retail best practices and strategies from industry experts. Additionally the Retail Studio will serve as a hub for peer-to-peer conversations, experiential activations and networking events.
Access to the PGA Show: All Show attendees will have access to the PGA Merchandise Show, the world's leading golf industry event, co-located with the Racquet & Paddle Sports Show at the Orange County Convention Center.