January 14-16 2016


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Surf Expo Achieves Fastest 50 Status for Fourth Consecutive Year

Surf Expo Recognized as one of the Industry’s Fastest 50 For Growth in 2015 By Trade Show Executive

Posted 2/4/2016

Trade Show Executive this week named Surf Expo among the Fastest 50 tradeshows in 2015 for growth in exhibitors. This marks the fourth consecutive year the show has been on the Fastest 50.

“Surf Expo is excited to be again included in Trade Show Executive’s Fastest 50. The award for exhibitor growth is a reflection of our market strength and buyer-focused efforts. We look forward to expanding our market verticals in 2016 and attracting more attendees to help us achieve our goal of being the #1 marketplace for water sports in the world,” said Roy Turner, Surf Expo Show Director.

“The Fastest 50 Class of 2015 once again includes a mix of established shows and up-and-coming events in nearly every industry sector, proving that face-to-face exhibitions are important assets to the business world,” said Darlene Gudea, President of Trade Show Executive Media Group.

The next Surf Expo will take place September 8-10, 2016, with Board Demo Day on September 7, in Orlando, Florida.

For more information, please contact Veronica Carmichael

About Surf Expo
Surf Expo’s upcoming show will be held September 8-10, 2016.
Surf Expo is the longest running and largest boardsports and beach/resort lifestyle trade show in the world. Produced in January and September, the show draws buyers from specialty stores, major resorts, cruise lines and beach rental companies across the U.S., the Caribbean, Central and South America and around the world. The show is recognized as a leader in the industry and features more than 2,600 booths of apparel and hardgoods and a full line-up of demos, annual industry award ceremonies and special events. All shows are open to trade only. For more information visit

About Surf Expo
Surf Expo is the global watersports and beach lifestyle tradeshow. Produced in January and September each year, the shows draw buyers from specialty stores, major resorts, cruise lines and beach rental companies from across the U.S., and 71 countries. Surf Expo features approximately 2,500 booths of apparel and hard goods and a full line-up of special events, demos, fashion shows, and annual award ceremonies. The 2013 shows were named among Trade Show Executive's Fastest 50 for growth in attendance, number of exhibitors and net square footage in addition to being named The Fastest Growing Tradeshow for Attendance by TSNN. For more information visit All shows are open to trade only.