Wednesday, September 05, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Bill Federick Park at Turkey Lake
A day on the water for buyers, media, social influencers & top brands! Sponsored by Location: Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake - 3401 S. Hiawassee Rd, Orlando, FL 32835. View map > Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018, Noon to 5pm. Learn more. ...
  • Demo Day

Thursday, September 06, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Thursday, September 06, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room: What Youth Lounge
  • Professional Learning Lab

Thursday, September 06, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: The Stage
  • Fashion Shows

Thursday, September 06, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: JR's Lounge
Should I Be On Amazon?, Mike Duncan, Sage Island Learn more about selling your merchandise through Amazon’s international inventory and if it’s the right move for your company.  Mike Duncan is the CEO and Creative Director of Sage Island Digital Marketing, an agency which has spent the last 20 years at the forefront... Read More
  • Professional Learning Lab

Thursday, September 06, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: The Stage
Specialty retail is becoming more and more difficult with brands selling direct and increased competition from Amazon and other online merchants.  Knowing which way the market is trending is more important than ever to insure success and growth.  Patrik Schmidle of Action Watch presents an overview of the sales results... Read More
  • Professional Learning Lab

Thursday, September 06, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: The Paddle Lounge
Panel discussion with legendary waterman Dave Kalama, Kim Ball (Hi-Tech Maui), Alex Aguera (Go Foil), and John Hughes (Florida Surf Museum, Cocoa Beach) in The Paddle Lounge, Booth 144....
  • Professional Learning Lab

Thursday, September 06, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: The Stage
How To Use Content To Acquire New Customers, Mike Duncan, Sage Island Social media, search engine optimization, brand ambassadors, user-generated feedback: all of these tools and more make up a comprehensive content marketing strategy to help you and your business succeed in the digital market. But how does it work? When... Read More
  • Professional Learning Lab

Thursday, September 06, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: The Stage
A Presentation about Millennials by a Millennial, Kent Mann, The Mann Group With working ranks at 56 million, Millennials are officially the largest generation of labor force participants in the country—and likely within your business. Despite their generation’s bad rep, digital natives like speaker Kent Mann are proving advantageous in the... Read More
  • Professional Learning Lab

Thursday, September 06, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: Boutique Lounge
Refining Your Product Data & Descriptions on Amazon, Mike Duncan, Sage Island Find out about how you can use quality content structured in easy-to-read ways to improve your Amazon sales. Mike Duncan is the CEO and Creative Director of Sage Island Digital Marketing, an agency which has spent the last 20 years at... Read More
  • Professional Learning Lab

Thursday, September 06, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: The Stage
  • Fashion Shows

Thursday, September 06, 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Thursday, September 06, 4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: What Youth Lounge, Booth 1618
Join Quiksilver for the premier of the new Generations surf movie at Happy Hour in the What Youth Radical Class Lounge! View the flyer....
  • Industry Awards & Parties

Thursday, September 06, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Room: Top of South A Escalators
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  • Industry Awards & Parties

Thursday, September 06, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Room: S320
2018 marks the 15th Wake Awards show from WAKEBOARDING Magazine, and since it was introduced at Surf Expo in 2004, the annual party has become a staple in the industry. Easily the biggest night for all of wake sports, Wake Awards is a chance for wake athletes, fans, insiders, media,... Read More
  • Industry Awards & Parties

Friday, September 07, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Friday, September 07, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: What Youth Lounge
Website Critique Live, Mike Duncan, Sage Island Show off your website to an expert in the field and get real-time advice on how to improve it and optimize your business’s online presence. Mike Duncan is the CEO and Creative Director of Sage Island Digital Marketing, an agency which has spent the last 20... Read More
  • Professional Learning Lab

Friday, September 07, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: The Stage
  • Fashion Shows

Friday, September 07, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: The Stage
From Storytelling to Selling: Social Marketing for Retailers Few retailers are capitalizing on the huge opportunity that Facebook presents. With rich demographic data and new, sophisticated advertising programs, Facebook has become a highly investable advertising channel for retailers because of its ability to address all parts of the eCommerce conversion... Read More
  • Professional Learning Lab

Friday, September 07, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: The Stage
Taking Charge of Your Business - High Performance Leadership, Mikke Pierson, Certified Business Coach Mikke Pierson is the owner of Pierson Business Growth Solutions and has decades of experience in coaching and mentoring business owners and employees. Mikke is a business growth expert and certified business coach. As a business coach... Read More

    Friday, September 07, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    • Room: The Stage
    So You Think You know Millennials: Millennials and Communication, Kent Mann, The Mann Group Millennials may be digital natives, but their inherent immersion in technology is, almost ironically, making the generation connoisseurs of customer service. Millennials crave connection through platforms both digital and real, and the companies that can provide a... Read More
    • Professional Learning Lab

    Friday, September 07, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    • Room: Room S230B
    In collaboration WSIA, take part in these learning opportunities with industry leaders. State of the Modern Cable Park – Opportunities for expansion and Success Blake Hess will discuss successes and failure had with Texas Ski Ranch and NLand Surf Park in building a connection to local participants. Endeavors that are most... Read More
    • Professional Learning Lab

    Friday, September 07, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    • Room: The Stage
    • Fashion Shows

    Friday, September 07, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    • Room: What Youth Lounge
    • Industry Awards & Parties

    Friday, September 07, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    • Room: Top of South A Escalators
    • Industry Awards & Parties
    • Room: Top of South B Escalators
    • Industry Awards & Parties

    Friday, September 07, 10:00 PM - 11:59 PM

    • Room: Senor Frog's
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    • Industry Awards & Parties

    Saturday, September 08, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    • Room: The Stage
    • Fashion Shows

    Saturday, September 08, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    • Room: The Stage
    The Future of Sports Facilities and the Retail Impact, Dev Pathik, CEO, Sports Facility Advisory Dev is the foremost authority on Sports facilities and his seminar will be on the sports and retail implications of the Surf Resorts which will be built across the USA in the next five years. ...
    • Professional Learning Lab

    Saturday, September 08, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

    • Room: The Stage
    • Fashion Shows
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