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Day One
2018 Asia Pacific Golf Summit
Friday, November 2, 2018

Venue: Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, Grand Ballroom

Engagement – Golf’s New Engine For Growth!

 

8:30am
Official Opening
8:35am
Welcome Address
Mike Sebastian, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific Golf Group
8:45am
Engagement – China –The Looming Powerhouse Of Golf Tourism
Tenniel Chu, GROUP Vice Chairman, Mission Hills Group, China
9:15am
Engagement – The PGA TOUR – Growing The Game In Asia!
Masashi Ishii – PGA TOUR Vice President/Managing Director of Asia
Gregory P. Gilligan – PGA TOUR Vice President/Managing Director; Greater China
Todd M. Rhinehart – PGA TOUR Vice President & Executive Director
10:00am
Engagement – APGS 2018 – Sustainability Delivered!
John Blanch, General Manager, Thai Country Club, THAILAND
Brian Distel, director of agronomy, Thai Country Club, Thailand
10:30am
Engagement – IoT – What The Hell Have You Got To Lose?
Mohamed Juma Buamaim, Founder and Chairman, Golf Citizen, Dubai
Stuart Daly, Golf Operations Director, Banyan Golf Club, Thailand
11:00am
Engagement – Beacon Technology Beckons!
David Townend, Managing Director, Azalea Hospitality
AND General Manager, Amata Spring Country Club, Thailand
11:30am
Engagement – Taking Local Global!
Andy Johnston, General Manager, Sentosa Golf Club, Singapore
12:00pm
Engagement – A First Class Ticket!
Steven Thielke, Chief Executive Officer, TPC KL, Malaysia
12:30pm
 LUNCH
2:00pm
Engagement – What Is Service Excellence
MARK CHAPLESKI,  President of TROON INTERNATIONAL, DUBAI 
2:30pm
Engagement – Golf Communities – Raising The Bar!
Aakash Ohri, Executive Director of the DLF golf & country club, India
3:00pm
Engagement – What The Hell Have You Got To Lose!
A panel discussion featuring:
Eric Ng, Managing Director
BIG FISH GOLF, Singapore
Jeffrey Bose,Manager, Fitting & Education
WINGOLF, Singapore
Tony Meechai, Founder/President of
BLACK HAT GOLF, Thailand
Derek Schade, General Manager, 
Lotus Valley Golf Club, Thailand
4:00pm
Engagement – Golf Version 3.0 – An Irreverent Look At The Game We Love!
Gregg Patterson, Founder and President, Tribal Magic Inc, U.S.A.
James Graham Prusa, President, Prusa Associates, U.S.A.
5:30pm
 Closing Session

 

 

DAY Two
2018 Asia Pacific Golf Summit
Saturday, November 3, 2018

Venue: Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, Grand Ballroom

Engagement – Golf’s New Engine For Growth!

 

8:45am
Engagement – The “Wow Factor” – Putting On The Polish And The Shine!
andrew wood, founder & managing director, legendary marketing, USA
9:45am
Engagement – A Good Hard Look At Golf Tourism – Warts And All!
Mark Siegel, Managing Director, GolfAsian, Thailand
10:15am
Engagement – CASE STUDY: PACIFIC LINKS CREATES THE WORLD’S MOST COMPELLING RECIPROCAL CLUB           NETWORK PAVING THE WAY FOR CHINESE GOLFERS TO EXPERIENCE SIGNATURE GOLF DESTINATIONS AROUND THE WORLD.
        RUDY ANDERSON, PRESIDENT, PACIFIC LINKS INTERNATIONAL, USA
10:45am
Engagement – Town Hall Session On Golf Tourism
Mark Siegel, Managing Director, GolfAsian, Thailand
Stacey Walton, Managing Director, GLS asia Limited & General Manager/Director
Banyan Golf Club, Hua hin, Thailand
Rudy anderson, President, pacific links international, USA
Moderated by James Cronk, President, Cronk Group, Canada
12:30pm
Closing Session
12:45pm
Lunch

 

2018  Asian Golf Awards

Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018

Time: 6:30pm to 10:30pm (Guests to be seated by 7:00pm)

Venue: Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, Grand Ballroom

 

6:30pm
Pre-dinner cocktails
7:00pm
Welcome Address
7:40PM
Greg Norman Fire-Side Chat
8:00PM
Dinner Commences
8:15pm
Asia Pacific Golf Of Fame Awards
8:25pm
Dinner Resumes
8:45pm
Zenith Awards
8:50pm
Dinner Resumes
9:00pm
Asian Golf Awards – Country By Country (Part One)
9:15pm
Dinner Resumes
9:30pm
Asian Golf Awards – Best In Asia Pacific (Part Two)
9:45pm
Dinner Resumes
10:00pm
Asian Golf Awards – Special Awards Inductees (Part Three)
Global Vision Award
Asia Pacific Golf Personality Of The Year Award
Asia Pacific Golf Innovation Award
Asia Pacific Golf Custodian Of The Environment Award
Asia Pacific Sustainability Award
Legion Of Leaders
10:15pm
Asian Golf Awards – Special categories (Part Four)
10:30pm
2018 Most Powerful People In Golf In Asia
10:40pm
Group Photo of all award winners on stage
Closing Address
APGS 2019 Venue

 

** Timings may be subject to change **