It may seem early to be thinking about conferences in May, but I invite you to start considering attending the Club Industry East conference and trade show, which will be May 5-7 in New York. Initial details about the show are on pages 42 and 43 of this issue. More information is online at

The Club Industry East show is a smaller, more intimate conference where you have a chance to really talk with exhibitors and attend some quality sessions with quality speakers. This year, the show is a bit shorter, running Wednesday through Friday. Great keynote speakers are planned and will be announced soon, so watch for details in coming issues and at