Did you hear?... Go Outdoors launches a new development and training service with PFA International

Go Outdoors, the Outdoor Industries Association, has launched a new development and training service in conjunction with PFA International, a major supplier of retail-specific programs and consultancy.
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Go Outdoors, the Outdoor Industries Association, has launched a new development and training service in conjunction with PFA International, a major supplier of retail-specific programs and consultancy. The program will commence with high impact training workshops to be held alongside the association’s Go Outdoors trade show at Harrogate in September. "We are aiming to offer a series of learning program for managers and sales people in the outdoors sector and the Harrogate workshops will be followed by other initiatives later in the year," said Go Outdoors marketing director Andrew Maxted. Two separate one-day workshops will be held during the 2002 show. For more information, email info@go-outdoors.org.uk.

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