Media Release to the professional golf and sportsturf management industry, the WCTA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 54th Annual WCTA Conference and Trade Show will take place at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, Penticton, British Columbia, February 15-17, 2017.

Plans for the conference include an exhibitor trade show, pre-conference seminars and multiple education tracks spanning all sectors of turf management plus social networking events. 

Past President Trevor Smith stated, “Our regional conference has a great history and after looking at several options for timing and location, the Board felt returning to Penticton in 2017 would provide golf and sportsturf managers the best possible combination of professional development and networking our members have come to expect.”

Further event details will be worked on during the summer of 2016 and presented next September.

About the WCTA
The WCTA is a 700+ member, inter-provincial, not-for-profit industry organization whose purpose is to promote the interchange of scientific and practical knowledge through education, discussion, research and to undertake advocacy relating to the care and management of turfgrass. 

The WCTA is proud to serve and support a diverse range of professional turf management interests such as golf courses, school boards, municipalities, sod farms, nurseries, landscapers, lawn bowling greens, mechanics, horticulturists and industry suppliers. 

For further information, contact:
Jerry Rousseau, Executive Director
Western Canada Turfgrass Association
(604) 869-9282