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AGM Merchandiser Membership

 

Merchandiser Membership Types

Merchandiser
 

$400/ Year

Member Type:

Golf professionals, assistants, buyers/merchandisers, specialty golf shop owners, club managers/club owners who are directly involved in the buying/selling of merchandise at a golf retail operation.

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Associate Merchandiser

$300/ Year

Member Type:

Individuals who work at the same golf retail operation as an AGM Merchandiser Member.

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Student
 

$150/ Year

Member Type:

Merchandising students enrolled in an accredited college or university and interested in pursuing a career in the golf retail industry.

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Merchandiser + CRM Program

$1,200

Merchandiser &
CRM Program 

Certified Retail Manager (CRM) Program

Includes Merchandiser Membership for 1 year

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Membership Benefits

Enhance Relationships

AGM Retail Conference

The AGM Retail Conference is an investment in your future, and your career is 110% worth it! This event represents the largest gathering of AGM members annually. Attendees are given the tools to be more successful by expert speakers who are recruited to provide the best educational resources available for successful golf retail operations.

Improve your skills as leaders in the industry, with education in critical areas of retail operations, merchandising, leadership skills, marketing, and management techniques.

Additional Fee Applies

2-Nights Free Hotel at Atlanta or Las Vegas Markets……….

Complimentary room nights and travel discounts for summer and winter Atlanta Market at AmericasMart or Las Vegas Market. Sponsored by ANDMORE. – a value over $400

Virtual Coffee Talk

A vibrant conversation where connections are fostered, knowledge is shared, and inspiration abounds. Designed exclusively for AGM members, these coffee talks offer a platform for casual yet insightful chats, creating opportunities to deepen networking within our esteemed community.

AGM Job Posting Board

Our AGM Job Board, open to the public and attracting over a thousand visits each month, is an exclusive benefit for AGM members who can post job listings. It’s a valuable resource for connecting with top talent in the golf retail industry.

Elevate Retail

Vendor Partner Promotions

Marketing Promotions and Buying Incentives are offered by participating AGM Vendor Partners.  Taking advantage of these member-only specials will more than repay our membership investment.  A bi-monthly email is sent out will all current promotions and buying incentives.

AGM e-Tailer

Stay informed with our AGM Monthly Newsletter, featuring insightful articles, member spotlights, Golf Datatech reports, photo galleries, video library updates, special programs, and more.

AGM Merchandising Calendar

This calendar features more than 150 visual merchandising displays from our members, as well as hundreds of promotional ideas specifically designed for golf retail operations.

Annual Member Survey

A comprehensive 74-page with key metrics of golf retail operations including compensation, sales, turn rates, brand preferences, buying trends, and much more. 

Golf Datatech Reports

Each month in our e-Tailer we have industry reports provided by Golf Datatech.

Educate Always

Weekly Webinars for Continuous Learning

Each week, the AGM hosts an educational webinar exclusively for our members. These sessions cover essential topics in merchandising, management, and marketing within golf retail. Can’t make it to the live session? No worries! Registered members will receive a video link to watch the webinar at their convenience. Join us and stay ahead in the competitive world of golf retail with insights from industry experts.

Publications & Materials

As an AGM Members, you will have access to the following publications:

Subscriptions:

GGP Women Complimentary Subscription for 2024 ($60 Value) 

Online:

  • AGM Merchandiser Manual: A comprehensive, 12-chapter guide to make your retail operation successful and profitable.
  • AGM Guide to Apparel: Comprehensive manual on fabrics and fabrications.

Included in your Membership Packet:

  • “The Little Book of Big Golf Promotions, Volumes IV, V, and VI” by Ken Morton, Jr.

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