January 14-16 2016


Exhibitor Resources

Exhibitor Services Manual

Move-In Hours

Tuesday, January 24 & Wednesday, January 25
Move in from 8 am – 6 pm.  Dock doors and POV doors will be closed at 6 pm.  The hall will remain open for set-up for exhibitors already in the hall, until 8 pm.

Personally Owned Vehicle “POV” Move-In
Check In times for personally owned vehicles is as follows:
Tuesday, January 24         8 am – 5 pm
Wednesday, January 25    8 am – 5 pm

Move-In Procedure for POV (Personally Owned Vehicles)
Map for POV Marshalling Yard


Shepard Exposition Services is Surf Expo’s official decorator – click on the link below to Order booth furnishings, labor and equipment, schedule shipping and material handling, print advance and direct to show site shipping labels.  Secure additional show services, including electrical and rigging through the Orange County Convention Center.

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Exhibitor Badge Registration

Exhibitor Badge Registration will open in mid November and will be accessible through the Exhibitor Console. Login credentials for the Exhibitor Console can be found in your Booth Confirmation email.

The Buyer Relations Team ensures you see the right buyers.  Learn More.


Please be aware that you may receive solicitations from companies that are NOT affiliated with Emerald Expositions or Surf Expo. The information below will help alert you to such companies. If you have any doubts about a solicitation using the Surf Expo name (for example, the solicitation requires payment made to an address in a foreign country), please contact your sales person or

Attendee & Exhibitor List and Directory Warning

Companies offering access to the Surf Expo attendee or exhibitor list are not affiliated with the Surf Expo or Emerald Expositions. Examples include Examples of unauthorized directories or guides include The Fair Guide, the Expo-Guide, and ExhibitPros, all of which use the name of Surf Expo. Emerald Expositions & Surf Expo are NOT affiliated with these publications. / Community-Commerce is authorized to provide official list rental services for the show.

Beware of Travel Scams

Emerald Expositions and the Surf Expo have partnered with onPeak (formerly Travel Planners) as the official housing coordinator.

Don’t be fooled by offers from other parties using the Surf Expo name – they are NOT affiliated with Surf Expo or Emerald Expositions.

Internet/Wifi Networking Service Warning

Trade Show Internet (TSI) is a 3rd party company who solicits convention internet packages to exhibitors. Trade Show Internet is not an official vendor of Surf Expo, Emerald Expositions, nor are they affiliated with the Orange County Convention Center. Any services they attempt to sell to exhibitors is not guaranteed nor do they include ANY on-site support. Smart City is the internet provider of Surf Expo and the Orange County Convention Center.

Smart City
Toll-Free: (888) 446-6911
Phone: (702) 943-6087
Fax: (702) 943-6001