Advertising And Sponsorships

Don’t limit your Surf Expo experience to the walls of your exhibit space. It all starts before buyers even reach your booth. Put your company name, logo and brand message in high-visibility and unexpected locations -- places buyers really notice it. We offer brand marketing opportunities to match any budget. Make your next Surf Expo your most productive ever!

Market Special Package

Best Value

  • Half Page Color Ad in Surf Expo Printed Magazine
  • 3-Month Banner Ad on surfexpo.com
  • 6-Month product catalog on surfexpo.com
  • Appointment Postcards
  • One Additional Seniority Point
COST: $1,300
(A Value of $2,200)

Footwear Showcase

Surf Expo is making strides to enhance the Footwear Exhibitor experience at the show, and make it easier for buyers to shop for shoes, sandals and accessories.

Have a footwear product in your catalog? Get them highlighted in our footwear showcases located on the show floor in the footwear section. Samples are recognized with a with company name and booth number.

COST: FREE
DEADLINE: Samples Due December 13, 2014
Fashion Show

Don’t miss the opportunity to have your brand featured in the daily fashion shows at Surf Expo!

Exhibitors are welcome to submit 2 pieces for consideration at NO COST.

Guaranteed Paid Inclusions Available. Learn More

Cost: FREE
DEADLINE: November 28, 2014
Exhibitor Appointment Cards
Retailers tell us that the main reason they attend Surf Expo is their rep or manufacturer invited them.

Take advantage of Surf Expo’s free postcards to invite buyers to your booth.
FREE 4x6 postcards - You can personalize to set client appointments or invite prospects to visit your booth. Cards are shipped in packs of 5. Quantities are limited so order today.

Get Started Now.

Order your cards right here. Begin by selecting the quantity of card packs (packs are bundles of 50 cards) you would like. 

Note: Cards are only for current Surf Expo exhibitors.Shipped free within U.S. International orders contact june.griffeth@surfexpo.com to provide shipping account number.

COST: CARDS ARE FREE
Available while supplies last.
DEADLINE: December 5, 2014

Enhanced Exhibitor Listing
Have your brand highlighted and featured throughout the most highly used resources by Surf Expo buyers.
    Enhanced Exhibitor Listings Includes:
  • On-Site Directory (printed)- Your Exhibiting Company Name will appear in Bold in the Exhibitor Listing.
  • Online Exhibitor List- Your Exhibiting Company Name will be highlighted, your logo and brief company description will be included with your listing, and in addition, you will included in a separate "Featured Exhibitor" listing.
  • Show App - Your Exhibiting Company Name will be highlighted, your logo and brief company description will be included with your listing, and in addition, you will included in a separate "Featured Exhibitor" listing.
COST: $450
DEADLINE: January 2, 2015
Surf Expo Show App Ad
Before, during and after the show, retailers will rely on the Surf Expo Show App for the most up-to-date information about show events, exhibitors, floorplan and seminars.

The Show App is the ideal place to generate awareness among retail buyers of your brand/company and direct them to your booth. Your ad will be displayed throughout the official Surf Expo Show App.

    Show App Ad Includes:
  • Show App Banner Ad
  • 150 word description of your company to be displayed on your Exhibitor Listing in the Show App.
  • Bonus Company Logo – your logo will placed on your Exhibitor Listing in the Show App, as an added bonus.
COST: $575
DEADLINE: December 12, 2014
Banner Ads on SurfExpo.com
Each month thousands of retailers log on to surfexpo.com to catch up on the latest news and to register to attend Surf Expo.

Your brand now has the opportunity to reach these retailers and drive them to your own website with online ads on the award-winning surfexpo.com.

    surfexpo.com Statistics:
  • Average Monthly Pageviews: > 157,000 / Unique > 79,000
  • Average Monthly Visits: > 22,000 / Unique > 12,700
  • Ad Size: 300px wide x 250px tall
Premium Banner Ad Plan

Banner ad runs in rotation on the most trafficked pages of website including Home Page , Attendee Page, and Registration Pages.

Standard Plan

Rotating add on all non premium pages.

Premium Plan: $450/month
Standard Plan: $250/month
Product Spotlight Emails
Feature your brand to top buyers in the watersports and beach lifestyle industries.

The Product Spotlight email provides Surf Expo Exhibitors a way to showcase product directly to current and past Surf Expo Attendees.

With an average open rate of 20%, the Product Spotlight Emails are a great way to give top buyers a sneak peek at what they will see at the show.

Product Spotlight emails will have a single featured product spot, two sub-features and up to 10 highlighted product spots*. Every spot includes a product photo, a headline, a description, company name and booth number, links to your website/product page and an email address to your sales contact.

Featured Spot Includes:

Only 1 featured spot available per email.

  • Top full width placement
  • Product Image - 560px wide x 300px tall
  • 80 character headline
  • 600 character description
  • Link to your website
  • Sales contact email address
Sub Feature Spot Includes:

number of spots vary per email

  • Product Image - 260px wide x 260px tall
  • 40 character headline
  • 400 character description
  • Link to your website
  • Sales contact email address
Standard Listing Includes:
  • Product Image - 260px wide x 200px tall
  • 20 character headline
  • 200 character description
  • Link to your website
  • Sales contact email address
Previous Product Spotlights:

Select a date from the list below to see a previously sent Product Spotlight.

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SPECS

Click here for an example of the Product Preview Email specs and layout.

Featured Spot: $925
Sub Feature: $675
Standard Listing: $475
Product Spotlight Schedule:

November 18, 2014
(Mat. Due: Nov 13)
December 2, 2014
(Mat. Due: Nov 20)
December 16, 2014
(Mat. Due: Dec 11)
December 29, 2014
(Mat. Due: Dec 23)

January 5, 2015
(Mat. Due: Dec 27)

Post Show:

January 20, 2015
(Mat. Due: Jan 14)

Surf Expo Printed Magazine

Don't miss your chance to get your ad in the official Show Guide of Surf Expo-- The Surf Expo Printed Magazine.

The full color reference guide is loaded with trend reports, show information, association updates, and the schedule of special events.

COST: Ads start at $600
DEADLINE: December 1, 2014
Attendee Registration Confirmation Email Ad
Reach: over 10,000 Registered Buyers

With an open rate of nearly 100%, the Registration Confirmation sent to more than 10,000 retailers is the most anticipated and referenced email of the show cycle.

    Ad Specs:
  • 160px wide x 240px tall
  • Runs while Buyer Registration is open for the September 2014 Surf Expo.
COST: $1,750
DEADLINE: December 13, 2014
Online Product Catalog Gallery

Post your catalog on surfexpo.com for buyers to preview before, during and after the show.

Post your catalog on surfexpo.com for buyers to preview before, during, and after the show. All you need is a single pdf document.
Surfexpo.com has an average of 140,000 unique visitors annually. Don’t miss this opportunity to extend the show.

    Catalog Specs:

  • A Single PDF Document.with a single page/spread dimensions for best results
COST: $450 for a 3 month listing.
DEADLINE: December 13, 2014
Direct Mail to Surf Expo Retailers

Mail postcards directly to Surf Expo's retailer database.

Invite buyers to schedule meetings, visit your booth and promote your brand before the show. Our turn-key packages include list rental, printing, postage and mailing and start at just $1,595! Get started now!

    List Options:

  • Boardsports Retailers (Surf, Skate, SUP, Boardsports Footwear, Boardsports Swim)
  • Beach Lifestyle Retailers (Resort, Gift, Souvenir, Resort Footwear, Resort Swim)
  • Entire List of Retailers
COST: Turn-key mailings start at $1,595
DEADLINE: December 13, 2014
On-Site Directory Ad
Still prefer the printed ad? What better place than in our On-Site Show Directory?

Buyers stuff it in their back pocket the second they hit the Convention Center. Choose half- or full-page, black and white or four-color.

Four-color ads are limited.

COST: Ads start at just $675
DEADLINE: December 13, 2014
Branded Meter Board
At 87" tall, meter boards are hard to miss.

Print one and get it placed right on the floor at Surf Expo. A great way to direct buyers right to your booth.

COST:

$1,500, double sided

DEADLINE: November 14, 2014
Badge Lanyards
No one walks the show without one of these around their neck.

Prime branding location, badge lanyards are worn by all Retail Buyers and Exhibitors. (Sponsorship available for each).

*Exhibitor Supplied
Note: Most Exhibitor-supplied sponsorship items can be produced by Surf Expo for an additional cost.

COST: $3,250*
DEADLINE: December 1, 2014
Door Graphics

Door graphics are a great way to be seen as people enter and exit the show.

*Exhibitor Supplied
Note: Most Exhibitor-supplied sponsorship items can be produced by Surf Expo for an additional cost.

COST: $8,000 for 50 clings*
DEADLINE: July 15, 2014
Escalator Graphics
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Only 2 Available

Generate awareness and communicate your brand message with your booth number to all attendees on their way in and out.

COST: $1,800 for on escalator graphic
DEADLINE: November 28, 2014
Show Bags
Be in everyone's hands throughout the entire show.

Provide the bags attendees fill up and take home.

*Exhibitor Supplied
Note: Most Exhibitor-supplied sponsorship items can be produced by Surf Expo for an additional cost.

COST: $2,750*
DEADLINE: November 21, 2014
Magazine Bins
Be in everyone's hands throughout the entire show.

Include your publications and branding in the magazine bins around the Registration Area or even on the show floor.

Shared bins and Exclusive bins available.

COST: Starting at $650
DEADLINE: December 15, 2014
Fashion Show Scene

Expose your brand to top buyers in the watersports and beach lifestyle industries.

 

    Full Scene Includes:
  • 4 full looks by your brand featured in one daily fashion show (total of 3 shows, one daily on Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Logo inclusion on-screen at Fashion Show when your outfits are on the runway.
    Accessories Scene Includes: Available to Eyewear, Footwear, Jewlery, Handbag and Accessory exhibitors.
  • Product included in 4 looks in one fashion show daily (total of 3 shows, one daily on Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Logo inclusion on-screen at Fashion Show when your accessories are on the runway
Full Scene Cost: $575
Accessories Scene Cost: $375
DEADLINE: December 1, 2014
VIP Gift Bag Product Placement
Have your product put directly into the hands of our top 50 VIP retailers.

Our VIP Gift Bags are assembled and delivered to VIP hotel rooms prior to the show.

Full Scene Cost: $375 plus product for inclusion in 50 bags
DEADLINE: December 1, 2014
Restroom Product Placement
Promote your product in the restrooms all around Surf Expo.

Include your product along with small signage about your product and booth.

*Exhibitor provides product and signage.

Cost: $1,150 per restroom + product and signage
DEADLINE: December 12, 2014

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