File photo courtesy of Surf Expo
PRESS RELEASES | Published Dec 7, 2022
ORLANDO, Fla. (December 5, 2022) – A diverse group of retailers from all regions of the U.S. and beyond are registered to attend Surf Expo, the world’s premier watersports and beach lifestyle tradeshow, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on January 4-6, 2023.
Buyers from influential surf, souvenir, cruise, gift, theme park, resort, and airport shops have signed on to attend the show. In addition, Surf Expo will welcome several key department store buyers to the January event.
“We at Surf Expo pride ourselves on attracting a wide range of retail buyers who can find what they need across our varied show floor,” said Surf Expo Show Director and SVP Roy Turner. “From surf hardgoods brands to gift vendors, Surf Expo offers a one-stop shop for buyers to discover new products for their stores.”
Watersports retailers that are registered to attend include Coastal Edge Surf Shop from Virginia Beach, Va.; Mavericks Surf Company from Half Moon Bay, Calif.; Quiet Storm Surf Shop from Ocean City, Md., and other states; Hansen Surfboards from Encinitas, Calif.; Glik’s from multiple Midwestern states; Ron Jon Surf Shop from Cocoa Beach, Fla. and other states; Warm Winds from Narragansett, R.I.; Ocean Hut Surf Shop from Lavallette, N.J.; Sun Diego from Carlsbad, Calif; Secret Spot Surf Shop from Nags Head, N.C.; McKevlin’s Surf Shop from Folly Beach, S.C.; Sweetwater Surf Shop from Wrightsville Beach, N.C.; and Archie’s Surf Shop from Ontario, Canada.
Several key accounts are also coming from Hawaii including Hawaiian Island Creations, Local Motion, Déjà Vu Surf Hawaii, and Hi-Tech Surf Sports.
We, at Board Retailers Association, strongly encourage you to attend this massively important trade show. The new product ideas and business strategies that can be identified at the various educational seminars, networking forums, exhibitors booths and special events can make the difference between a normal or down season and a significant up season for your shop and enable you to recharge your battery and motivation. You can learn more and register by clicking the following link: https://boardretailers.org/surf-expo/ – Doug Works, Executive Director of BRA
If you are not yet a BRA Retail Member, you can easily opt in to either Regular (no cost) or Distinguished ($100/yr.) Membership via this super simple join form