Surf Expo, the premier watersports and coastal lifestyle tradeshow, returns to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando on Sept. 8-10 in the West Concourse with a wide range of brands and a diverse floor plan.
Over 600 exhibitors are participating this September with an 18% increase in square footage compared to the previous September show.
“We are thrilled to return to Orlando this summer with an extensive and impressive list of brands to help retailers fulfill all their buying needs,” said Roy Turner, Surf Expo senior vice president and show director. “Coastal and beach related categories have been in high demand the past two years, and with our increased list of exhibitors, we look forward to introducing buyers to new brands as well as offering them a productive environment to connect with their existing brand partners.”
Brands exhibiting in the Watersports sections of Surf Expo include 4ocean, AVID Sportswear, Billabong, BN3TH, Body Glove, Brixton, Carve Designs, Carver Skateboards, Captain Fin, Dark Seas, Fair Harbor Clothing, Havaianas, HAYDENSHAPES SURFBOARDS, Hurley, IMSY, IPD International, Jetty, Katin, …LOST, Lotus and Luna, Manhattan Beachwear, O’Neill, Otis Eyewear, Party Pants, POP Board Co., Psycho Tuna, Pura Vida Bracelets, Quiksilver, Rastaclat, Reef Apparel, Rhythm, Rip Curl, Roark, ROXY, RSVLTS, Rusty, RVCA, Saint Maddox, Salty Crew, Sand Cloud, SEATEC OUTFITTERS, Simbi, Sisstrevolution, Sun Bum, Surfer Dudes, Tahe Outdoors, Teva, Thread, Vissla, Volcom and YETI.
In the Coastal Life categories, brands attending the show include Beach & Barn, Bogg Bag, Dippin Daisys, ELAN, EXIST, Hang Loose, HUK, Kanga Coolers, Lakeshirts/Blue84, LowTides Ocean Products, Old Guys Rule, Quintsoul Swimwear, Sperry, Steamboat Sticker, Sun ‘N’ Sand Accessories, Surface Sunscreen, The Life is Good Company, Teva, Tommy Bahama, Tori Richard, Vionic, and Yesterdays Sportswear.
Surf Expo is also welcoming more than 150 new brands to the show including Bartolo Beachwear, Benson, Chasefire Outdoor, Duck Camp, Guy Fox California, Imago Portugal, iROCKER SUP, JBAY.ZONE, Johnny Fly, Lake Label, LaTAN Swim, Marine Layer, OneOne Swimwear, Phoozy, Puffin Coolers, Roostas, Seatec Outfitters, Sea & Grass, Stoners Life, Teema Towels & Blankets, The Wave Hut and Trippy Outdoor.
“We look forward to seeing the vibrant Surf Expo community come together to discover new products and make new connections as our industry continues its rapid growth thanks to more consumers embracing the active coastal lifestyle,” Turner said.
Registration is open for Surf Expo September. Head to Surfexpo.com for further show information, including the exhibitor list and floor plan.
Find out more about exhibiting, sponsorships, or other opportunities at Surfexpo.com.
About Surf Expo
Surf Expo is largest and longest running watersports, beach and resort lifestyle tradeshow in the world. Produced twice annually in January and September and draws buyers from stores across the U.S., the Caribbean, Central and South America and around the world. The show historically features hundreds of apparel and hard goods and a full line-up of special events, education and awards ceremonies. Surf Expo is a trade-only event. Visit www.surfexpo.com for more information.
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