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5 Things to Check Out at Surf Expo 2016

5 Things to Check Out at Surf Expo 2016

It’s almost here! Surf Expo 2016 kicks off tomorrow for another year of the largest and longest-running board sport and beach/resort lifestyle trade show in the world. With the best and brightest industry vendors in attendance, an array of intriguing speakers, and endless exhibits to visit, this event is guaranteed to be a success! Here are just a few things that we are excited to see and do:

Demo Day

Surf Expo’s Annual Demo Day takes place the day before the tradeshow kicks off! Demo Day allows retailers the opportunity to have face-to-face interactions with SUP, Wakeboard, Kayak, and Canoe market leaders. Demo new products before they hit the market!

2500+ booths

Attendance records will be broken at this year’s Surf Expo! More than 2500 booths will be displaying incredible products that will definitely add value to the watersports industry. In fact, more than 250 new brands will be featured at the tradeshow. Buyers will be in heaven as they get first dibs on the newest coastal products to hit the market.

9500+ store fronts

Easily find what you are looking for at Surf Expo 2016! The event will feature nine different categories of products, including: swimwear, resort, surf, wake, wind, skate SUP, kayak/canoe, boutique, footwear, coastal gift, and performance. With over 9,000 store fronts under one roof, you are sure to find products that will exceed your expectations.

27,600+ attendees

Surf Expo 2016 is the industry’s largest trade show in the world, with exhibitors and buyers attending from all over the world. This event is also a trade only event and not open to the general public. Therefore, all attendees are looking to preview new brands and get business done.

Buyers from all over the globe

Buyers at Surf Expo expect to find the best products and newest trends, and always leave satisfied. Not only that, but they are attending from all over the world! With the release of so many new brands, buyers flock from specialty stores across the U.S., the Caribbean, Central and South America, and beyond.

It feels like Christmas Eve for all of us here at Board Retailers Association! We cannot wait to see all that unveils from this year’s 40th annual Surf Expo.