ATTENDEE REGISTRATION FAQ
Q. What are the dates of your upcoming shows?
A. January 14-16, 2016
Q. What are the show hours for January 2016?
Thursday, January 14, 9 am - 6 pm
Friday, January 15, 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday, January 16, 9 am - 4 pm
Q. I have attended Surf Expo in the past. Do I have to register all of my Company data again?
A. Although you must "register" your attendees for each show, no, you don't have to enter your company data again.
Q. I would like to attend Surf Expo for the first time. What credentials do I need?
A. Stores need to supply a valid Federal Tax ID, a copy of a valid Retail Business License or Certificate of Resale and two recent invoices for products merchandise similar to that exhibited at Surf Expo as well as a valid website URL. First time attendees (buyers) need to show government-issued photo ID (driver's license, passport), a business card for the Attending Company store and a copy of a recent paycheck stub or W-2 for each prospective attendee.
Q. I am an approved store owner and would like to bring a guest, what do I need to do?
A. Buyers' guest fee is $30 and all buyer guests must register onsite along with the main store contact.
Q. Can I bring a minor into the show?
A. Minors are allowed to attend Surf Expo only under specific circumstances. Please click here for a full explanation of our minor policy.
Q. Is childcare available at the show?
A. No. Quality childcare nearby the convention center is available from providers recommended by the Orange County Visitors' Bureau. Strollers are not permitted on the show floor at Surf Expo.
Q. I'm traveling internationally to Surf Expo, where can I request an invitation request for an international visa?
A. After completing the regular registration process, you will have the opportunity to complete the Invitation Request for International Visa for a letter from Surf Expo in support of your participation in our show.
Emerald Expositions reserves the right to accept, reject or prohibit registration for or attendance at its events at any time for any reason.