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The longest running and largest boardsports and beach/resort lifestyle tradeshow in the world.


7,000+store fronts


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.

No matter what the market category, Surf Expo is your one-stop marketplace for the latest product and hottest trends.


Surf Expo is the longest running and largest boardsports and beach/resort lifestyle tradeshow in the world.
Get a head start on Spring & Summer orders. Dollar for dollar Surf Expo offers your sales and marketing teams the highest ROI for both time and budget. Our September 2013 Surf Expo was the largest in our 38 year history, and we welcome you to be a part of this proven, vibrant marketplace for buyers and sellers.

There may be many networking opportunities at the Surf Expo - September 2014. Find out more in the event details below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 09/04/2014 - 09/06/2014
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 09/04/2014 - 09/06/2014
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Wholesale / Retail
Other Industries: Business, Clothing, Fashion & Accessories, Sports Marketing & Business, Wholesale / Retail
Estimated Attendance: 26,000
Audience: Specialty Retailers
- In addition to specialty retailers Surf Expo is also shopped by Costco, Macy's, Target, Disney, Paradies, Academy Sports, Military Exchange, Sandals Resorts, etc.
- More than 400 foreign stores are in attendance, with a high percentage of Caribbean and Puerto Rican retailers.
Notes: What Buyer categories attend Surf Expo?

Primary Company Category:
Boutique 45%
Footwear 30%
Gift & Souvenir 57%
Resort 63%
Skate 22%
Surf 70%
Swimwear 42%
Wake 28%
Wind 11%
Please note: while retailers are asked to pick one main category, most attendees buy across several categories.
Venue: Orange County Convention Center
Venue Phone: (800) 345-9845
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:2,600+ Booths
Show Owner:George Little Management, LLC
Show Manager:George Little Management, LLC
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Donâ€TMt limit your Surf Expo experience to the walls of your exhibit space. It all starts before buyers even reach your booth. Put your company name, logo and brand message in high-visibility and unexpected locations -- places buyers really notice it. We offer brand marketing opportunities to match any budget. Make your next Surf Expo your most productive ever!

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
10' x 10' - 1st Booth (Option 1) $40.50 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
10' x 10' - 2+ Booths (Option 1) $28.25 per sq. ft.   Water: n/a
10' x 10' (Option 2) $28.25 per sq. ft. / Prices are subject to change.   Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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Amy Hornby

Category Manager
Surf, Skate, Electronics


Doog Becker

Category Manager
SUP, Wake, Wind/Kite


John "JR" Rosenberg  

Category Manager
Resort & Souvenir


Nikki Houston Duroe

Category Manager
Swim, Lifestyle, Boutique, Footwear, Yoga/Athletic Apparel


Hunter Swindle

Sales Coordinator

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