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STEC attains GCSAA Silver Partner status

by Jul 27, 2021 | Angela Hartmann

Leader in specialized turf equipment distribution joins GCSAA Partner Recognition Program

STEC logoLawrence, Kan. (July 27, 2021) – STEC (Specialized Turf Equipment Company) has pledged its support of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) and its members through participation in the association's Partner Recognition Program. STEC will invest resources at the program's Silver Partner level.

"GCSAA is thankful for STEC’s partnership and support of the golf industry,” said GCSAA CEO Rhett Evans. "The generosity of partners like STEC funds programs that help golf course superintendents succeed in their roles and enhance the enjoyment of the game for everyone.”

STEC has also donated items with more than $10,000 in value to the GCSAA Foundation’s annual Silent Auction in 2020 and 2021. They regularly exhibit at the GCSAA Conference and Trade Show and are sponsors of the “Photo Quiz” feature in the association’s magazine, GCM.  

 “STEC believes that GCSAA is a quality organization with members that are dedicated to golf, growth, education, and good communication,” David Taylor, STEC owner and president, said. “It is important for STEC to support this organization and its members so that we can give back to the industry and provide support for the members and our customers. By being a part of GCSAA, STEC is able to provide support and education on new and innovative machines that will help this industry grow. As a company we look forward to working closely with GCSAA and its members to learn and teach new techniques and methods and provide quality  innovative technology to save our customers time and money."

GCSAA’s Partner Recognition Program provides year-round exposure based on a prescribed level of investment. GCSAA industry partners can choose among Platinum, Gold or Silver levels as a means to achieve marketing objectives. Each level provides partners unique communications and recognition options to position themselves in the marketplace. Vehicles in the program include the GCSAA Conference and Trade Show, GCM magazine, media communications, social media and GCSAA.org. Additional opportunities for exposure within GCSAA membership, committees, chapters, career services and others exist as well.

The program offers industry partners strategic, diverse and ongoing communication with members. The association’s primary communications vehicles are the most read in the industry and are considered the cornerstone of marketing activities by the industry. Additional program features desired by companies in their marketing mix are maximizing year-round visibility, securing proprietary options and engaging in philanthropy in a strategic manner by supporting the GCSAA Foundation.

About STEC

STEC Equipment Inc. is the industry leader in specialized turf equipment distribution. For the golf course superintendent, turf manager and crew member alike, we provide access to the highest quality specialized equipment from around the world. At STEC Equipment, we understand that you need to be more efficient, effective & budget conscious at all times. Our commitment to quality products and impeccable customer service keeps you on schedule and ahead of the competition. Quality. Innovation. Delivered.