Named Fastest-Growing Attendance winner in the for-profit tradeshow category and overall Fastest-Growing Show was Surf Expo at the 4th Annual Trade Show News Network (TSNN) Awards in Reno, Nev.
“We are thrilled to be recognized for our outstanding growth in attendance,” said Roy Turner, show drector, Surf Expo. “With a 37-year history as the best marketplace for boardsports and beach lifestyle products, we strive to constantly bring in the best brands and buyers from all over the world. This award reflects our success in attracting and growing our buyer base, which is essential for a thriving marketplace. ”
The TSNN Awards honor excellence in tradeshow innovation, growth and achievement.
“During some of the most challenging years in the tradeshow industry, the 2013 TSNN Awards Fastest-growing Trade Show winners not only managed to thrive but also by very impressive numbers,” said Rachel Wimberly, president and editor-in-chief, TSNN. ”
Surf Expo is the longest running and largest boardsports and beach/resort lifestyle tradeshow in the world. Produced in January and September, the show draws buyers from specialty stores, major resorts, cruise lines and beach rental companies across the U.S., the Caribbean, Central and South America and around the world. Surf Expo features approximately 2,500 booths of apparel and hardgoods and a full line-up of special events, including fashion shows, annual award ceremonies and demos.
The next Surf Expo is Jan. 9-11, 2014 in the West Hall of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. All shows are open to trade only.