Surf Expo - September 2015

  • Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida
  • Sep 10 - 12, 2015

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Event Overview:

Surf Expo is produced in January and September in Orlando, Florida and draws buyers from specialty stores across the U.S., the Caribbean, Central and South America and around the world. The show features approximately 2,600 booths of apparel and hardgoods and a full line-up of special events, including fashion shows, annual awards ceremonies, and demos. Average buyer and exhibitor turnout exceeds 26,000 attendees including retailers, exhibitors and media per show.  The January 2016 Surf Expo will be held January 14-16, 2016.

Attendee Information:

WHY ATTEND SURF EXPO IN SEPTEMBER?

Surf Expo is the largest and longest running watersports and beach lifestyle tradeshow in the world. Since 1976 retailers from around the world have relied on Surf Expo to identify new trends, new brands, and to get business done. Our sold out September 2014 show was the largest in our 39 year history. Don't miss your chance to be a part of this vibrant, award winning marketplace in September 2015!

  • Record Breaking Attendance  -  The last two Surf Expo September shows have achieved the highest attendance in Surf Expo's 39 year history. With more than 2,200 booths featuring products ranging from high end surf brands to value-price souvenirs and coastal gifts the show is a buyers paradise. 
  • Annual Board Demo Day -  The September Surf Expo hosts Board Demo Day, an outdoor event that attracts more than 800 retailers to test the latest wake, wake surf and SUP products.
  • Surf Expo is THE marketplace for Wake- Period - Surf Expo September is the place where the Wake & Wind industries gather each year to showcase the latest hardgoods, apparel and more.
  • Buyers Rely on Surf Expo -  More than half of Surf Expo buyers have attended at least 4 consecutive shows/markets, and come from all over the globe because they trust that they will find the best of beach lifestyle, resort and board sports at each show.

Exhibitor Information:

WHY EXHIBIT?

  • Record Breaking Attendance  -  The last two Surf Expo September shows have achieved the highest attendance in Surf Expo's 39 year history. Attendees come from 47 states & territories and more than 74 countries.
  • Strong, Growing International Buyer Base -  The September not only draws buyers from 47 states and territories, it also draws international buyers from 74 countries including year-round warm weather destinations such as Puerto Rico, the Caribbean Islands, Latin & South Americas, Bermuda, Mexico, Southeast Asia and Costa Rica. Between September 2013 and September 2014  International Retail Attendance grew by 11%.
  • Annual Board Demo Day - The September Surf Expo hosts Board Demo Day, an outdoor event that attracts more than 800 retailers to test the latest wake, wake surf and SUP products.
  • Surf Expo is THE marketplace for Wake- Period - Surf Expo September welcomes the Wake & Wind industries, attracting retailers from both inland, freshwater & coastal locations. 
  • Buyers Rely on Surf Expo - Surf Expo has a loyal buyer base; over 50% of Surf Expo buyers have attended at least 4 consecutive shows/markets.

WHAT MAKES SEPTEMBER SURF EXPO UNIQUE?

  • The addition of our Wake & Wind categories in September attracts retailers from inland & freshwater locations.
  • September draws international buyers from year-round warm weather destinations such as Puerto Rico, the Caribbean Islands, Latin & South Americas, Bermuda, Mexico, Southeast Asia and Costa Rica.
  • The September Surf Expo hosts Board Demo Day, an outdoor event that attracts more than 800 retailers to test the latest wake and SUP lines.
  • Annual Board Demo Day -  The September Surf Expo hosts Board Demo Day, an outdoor event that attracts more than 800 retailers to test the latest wake, wake surf and SUP products.
  • While 65% of buyers attend BOTH September and January Surf Expo, 35% attend one or the other (approximately 1,200 buyers). A consistent presence at both shows is the only way to reach all Surf Expo buyers.

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