The GSAg team and just got back from the San Diego Golf Industry Show. The show is put on by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America; 15k courses in the US, 16k members. This is THE golf course management trade show.
The show was incredible in its scale! Everything in maintaining a golf course, and some curiously unrelated oddities, were on display. Including GreenSight's new drone systemy offering golf courses daily surveys of their turf along with alerts and notifications about its health.
The trade show itself has produced many leads enabling us to close out our 2016 pilot. The meetings adjacent to the show included a kickoff with our first corporate customer. We also met with the head of R&D for a major equipment manufacturer and were pleasantly surprised when then their President swung by our booth. Distributors throughout the US, NA, and Asia courted us. Neighboring exhibitor's jealously was thinly veiled.
San Diego of course was as hospitable as can be. 65-80 degree temps and outdoor dining clashed with the reality of landing back in New England to sub-0 temperatures. The team is now looking forward to pursuing leads and executing our contracts.