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Gordon Welch Named President Of The Association Of Private Club Directors (APCD)

By Dave White “My goal is to help private clubs by creating a better board that is well informed, well educated and represented.” That’s the objective of Gordon Welch who is taking over the reins as president of the Association of Private Club Directors, the parent association of BoardRoom magazine. “Through information, education and representation…

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With F&B Software Implementation Matters Most

By Bill Schwartz FOOD-TRAK My mother-in-law insisted on getting an iPhone. She only uses it to make phone calls. We have tried to show her the other great stuff she can do with it, but she doesn’t seem open to learning about that. The same kind of struggle applies when clubs introduce new systems. Most…

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Providing Great Service Is Our Passion Confidence, Experience, Reliance

By Susan Lyle clubsystems group In case you didn’t know, clubsysystems group is a leading provider of innovative club management software, offering products such as accounting, membership management, food & beverage, catering, tee time management, point-of-sale, and various online services. But what really sets us apart is our customer service; truth be told, our customers…

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Isn’t It Time We Quit Taking the Maalox?

By John G. Fornaro Private club boards of directors pose a fleeting presence. In fact, in most cases, the board goes through a 100 percent change within three years, with usually a third of the board being replaced each year. This can be a ‘sticky wicket’, because it’s often more difficult for a club to…

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Attracting New Members Requires A High Impact Web Presence

By Ray McDonald Clubessential “I could try to explain to you why choosing the easy and least expensive option for a club website costs the club more than a few dollars, but hearing it directly from a happy client — Elgin Country Club (Chicago) — is a more powerful message,” Ray McDonald, EVP sales, Clubessential.…

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Northstar Client The Bald Head Island Club Launches New Fully Responsive Website

By Alyson Stevenson Northstar Club Management Software The Bald Head Island Club is a beautiful oasis located among the North Carolina Barrier Islands that offers the ultimate island lifestyle. Pristine beaches stretch for 14 miles, making this a perfect retreat for anyone seeking the finest golf, dining and other activities. Robert Norton, general manager and…

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What Our Clients Have to Say!

By Don Williams ClubTec and Clubster Over the past several years, BoardRoom magazine has offered space in this particular issue to companies that provide a wide range of technology solutions to the club industry to tell their story. For all of those past issues, ClubTec and Clubster did just that…told you our story and provided you…

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What’s New in Technology This Year?

By Dave White The churn continues…as technology for the private club industry marches on! Our annual Technology issue (September/ October) focuses on our contributors and vendors, as they give us their opinions of what and where and the why of today’s club technologies, including some by way of case studies. They’re telling us where we’re…

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