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Bluewater at Surf Expo

Surf Expo to Launch New Bluewater Category at January Show!

Bluewater will make its debut at the January 2018 Surf Expo.  Catering to inshore and offshore apparel and accessory companies, the new section will be anchored by veteran Surf Expo exhibitors Salt Life, Bimini Bay and Yeti. View full press release. Inspired by like-minded watersports brands, Bluewater connects to the waterman lifestyle that has always…

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Professional Learning Labs

Sharpen your skills with Surf Expo Professional Learning Labs.

Announcing the January 2018 line up of free seminars for Surf Expo Attendees. Learn from industry leaders and experts. Why Isn’t My Store Growing Like I Want It To? 5 Things Every Shop Owner Can Do to Enhance Online Visibility Building Loyalty Through Events: How to Design Events to Engage Newbies and Create Loyal Customers….

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Helping after the Hurricanes

As members of the Surf, Beach/Resort & Watersports Lifestyle community, most of us know fellow businesses that have been affected but the recent hurricanes. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma as well as the victims of the earthquake in Mexico. We’ve compiled a…

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Demo Day

Surf Expo Paddle Life Demo Day – September 6, 2017 Highlights

Sponsored by Hobie Here are some highlights from September 2017 Demo Day ! Supporting the Stand Up Paddle, Kayak & Canoe markets, Demo Day allows the retailer to ‘try it before you buy it’. The event gives manufacturers valuable face to face time with key retailers, and the opportunity to demo new boards, paddles and equipment…

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Surf Summit 20

Surf Expo Proudly Sponsors SIMA Surf Summit 20

Los Cabos Mexico May 17-20th The Surf Expo team will join top manufacturers and retailers to learn, share ideas, network and help shape the future of the surf industry. This year’s lineup of manufacturers includes Billabong, Electric, Jetty, JK Surfboards, Hawaiian Island Creations, Lost, Nixon, O’Neill, Oakley, Quiksilver, Rip Curl, Roark Revival, RVCA, Sanuk, SImbi,…

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Surf Expo Named Top 250 Trade Shows in 2016

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA – March 20, 2017 – Trade Show News Network (TSNN) has announced Surf Expo among the Top 250 Trade Show for 2016. Each year, TSNN compiles a list of the Top 250 Trade Shows in the United States. Surf Expo earned spots 95 and 96 in this latest ranking for the January…

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Exhibitor Spotlight: JambuKD

With Water Ready™ technology and removable/washable insoles, JambuKD’s Spring ‘17 line is just what your little one needs for summertime. Focusing on the importance for children to get out and explore the world around them, we make a point to design stylish shoes with quick drying materials, comfort and traction in all environments. By designing…

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Just Bones Boardwear

Exhibitor Spotlight: Just Bones Boardwear™

Just Bones Boardwear™ revolutionizes boardshorts with a patented adjustable waist and performance fabrics, giving you maximum comfort and flexibility along with the perfect fit! Our boardshorts are available in sizes for boys, juniors, toddlers and men. At Miami Swim Week, Just Bones Boardwear™ debuted a sexy and sporty line of bikinis during its fashion show…

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Surf Park Summit September 7, 2016 in Orlando, FL.

Surf Expo welcomes Surf Park Summit 2 in September

San Juan Capistrano, CA – March 24, 2016 – Surf Expo is pleased to announce the co-location of Surf Park Summit 2 with Surf Expo’s September 2016 show. Surf Park Summit is the largest industry conference designed for surf park entrepreneurs, investors, developers and suppliers to accelerate the growth of surfing outside the ocean. The…

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TransWorld Business State of Surf Report

Surf Expo is sponsoring the 2016 State of Surf report, by TransWorld Business.  The State of Surf report is an independent research project that combines industry data and insight from surfers. The goal is to make surfing better and help surf brands provide better products and services. After filling out the survey, you are entered to win a $200…

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ISS Orlando co-locates with Surf Expo in September

IMPRINTED SPORTSWEAR SHOW Surf Expo September is once again co-locating with the Imprinted Sportswear Show, the leading tradeshow dedicated to the decorated apparel industry. See live demonstrations of apparel screen printing, embroidery and digital printing directly to the garment equipment and specialty products such as performance stretch inks and glitter threads. Ideal for stores who…

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Surf Expo Kayak and Canoe

Surf Expo Expands Watersports Categories for September

San Juan Capistrano, CA – February 9, 2016– Emerald Exposition’s Surf Expo today announced it will be adding kayaks, canoes and related gear and accessories to its September 8-10, 2016 Orlando-based event. This addition reinforces the show’s standing as the premiere watersports show in the United States. The addition of the kayak and canoe segment of…

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Exhibitor Spotlight: Ruffwear

Ruffwear encourages everyone with a four-legged friend to get outdoors and find adventure – on a trail run, a day hike, or multi day back country expedition. Ruffwear is committed to preserving wild lands and waterways, providing important habitat for wildlife and recreational opportunities. Ruffwear partners with The Conservation Alliance to give back to the…

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SUP ATX Stand Up Paddle Boards

Exhibitor Spotlight: SUP ATX

SUP ATX is credited with introducing and popularizing the sport of Stand Up Paddle Surfing (SUP) in lakes, rivers and surfing areas throughout the United States and around the world beginning in 2008. In its first year, SUP ATX established itself as the #1 Stand Up Paddle Board Maker Worldwide which it remains to this…

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Southern Living Cotton Collection

Exhibitor Spotlight: Southern Living Cotton Collection

Club Red, a 21-year leader in the licensed apparel industry, is pleased to announce the launch of our exclusive Southern Living Cotton Collection during Surf Expo, January 14th-16th in Orlando, FL in booth 2276. Officially endorsed by Southern Living Magazine, SLCC celebrates the artistry of the South by bringing hand-rendered artwork, to this southern-lifestyle-collection of…

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Bustin' Down the Door

Surf Expo Celebrates “Bustin’ Down the Door”

Atlanta, GA. – This year Surf Expo celebrates its 40th anniversary as the multi-billion dollar surfing industry’s largest and longest running tradeshow. The launch of the tradeshow in 1976 coincided with the establishment of pro surfing and a lifestyle that has captured the imagination of the world. To commemorate its 40th anniversary, Surf Expo in…

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The Neighborhood at Surf Expo

See Brands Exhibiting in The Neighborhood

  THE NEIGHBORHOOD AT SURF EXPO A COLLECTION OF LIKE-MINDED BRANDS ROOTED IN SURF, TRAVEL & ADVENTURE. LOCATED IN THE HEART OF THE SURF SECTION EXHIBITORS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD JANUARY 2016 Adidas Sport Eyewear 617 Amuse Society 1415 Astronomy Clothing/ Ocean Current 1209 Buccaneer Board Riders 1523 Captain Fin 918 Catch Surf 815 Converse, Inc….

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