Attendee Profile


For the past five years Surf Expo has been ranked among the fastest growing trade shows in the U.S. for attendance.  The business-focused marketplace attracts buyers from all over the world.

  • Surf Expo's total buyer attendance represents over $2 billion in buying power.
  • Average attendance exceeds 26,500 including buyers, exhibitors and media.
  • The top four reasons buyers come to Surf Expo are to see new products, find new suppliers, keep up to date with trends and see existing suppliers.
  • Buyers represent more than 7,500 storefronts from across the U.S., Canada, Europe and the Caribbean.
  • The show features more than 2,300 booths of apparel and hardgoods and a full line up of special events, including fashion shows, annual awards ceremonies and watersport demos.
  • The number one order-writing show in the industry.