Surf Park Summit 2
Surf Park Summit 2 will be a gathering of the industry’s top minds including surf park and surf pool developers, investors, operators, suppliers, academics, experts and athletes to discuss the opportunities and challenges related to the development of man-made surf destinations. This is your opportunity to become an integral part of the rapidly developing surf park and man-made surf destination market and engage with the leaders in the field.
Promo Code for Group Y’s members
GROUPYVIP — Valid for 50% off standard registration of $600
Speakers & Panelists Include:
+ Graham Stapelberg – EVP, General Manager Tours at the World Surf League
+ Doug Palladini – Vice President & General Manager, North America at Vans
+ Fernando Aguerre – President of the International Surfing Association (ISA)
+ Mark (Skip) Taylor – Experience Creator at RePlay Resorts & an alumni of IMG
+ Norb Garrett – EVP, Sports and Entertainment at The Enthusiast Network
+ Andy Ainscough – Operations Director at Surf Snowdonia
+ Roy Turner – Executive Vice President & Group Show Director for Surf Expo
+ Tristan Boxford – Founder & CEO of the Waterman League
+ Brad Gerlach – Founder & Commissioner of the National Surf League
+ Peter “PT” Townend – First World Professional Surfing Champion
+ Dr. Jess Ponting – Founder and Director of the Center for Surf Research at San Diego State University
+ Glenn Brumage – Managing Director at Wabsono International
+ Robert Reynolds – Director at Park Lane and Managing Director at Surf Park Solutions
+ Mohammad “Mo” Rahma – The UAE’s First Competitive Surfer
+ Tony Finn – Founder of Liquid Force
+ Claude Coudry – Founder and President of Oasis Surf
+ Seán Young – Founder and Head of Colliers International Destination Consulting
+ Wave Technology Panel
+ Finance & Ops Panels
The first Surf Park Summit was held in Laguna Beach, CA in 2013 with over 300 attendees from 30+ countries including 3 world surfing champions and a range of great speakers. The event attracted global media attention and was picked up by Yahoo! News, NBC, ESPN, USA Today and the Associated Press in TV format. Over 100 combined digital & print publications covered the event.
The industry’s second ever Summit to accelerate the future of surfing outside the ocean.
As we see it, the vision is clear: build authentic, sustainable and profitable surf experiences to grow the surf industry and provide the mental, physical and emotional stoke of surfing to those that do not have access to the ocean. To do this, the Summit will gather the industry’s top minds including surf park and surf pool developers, investors, operators, suppliers, academics, experts and athletes to discuss the opportunities and challenges related to the development of man-made surf destinations.
For businesses this is a powerful opportunity to showcase your company’s services, products, technology and expertise to key investors, developers and influencers within the burgeoning surf park industry. Become an integral part of the rapidly developing surf park and man-made surf destination market and engage with the leaders in the field. The very latest in surf park and surf pool innovations will be on display with pre-event, on-site and post-event media coverage via top tier media outlets including global digital, print and video coverage.
Surf Park Summit 2 Topics & Features Set to Include…
+ Wave Technology Panel featuring the industry’s top companies and experts showcasing the latest breakthroughs.
+ Finance / funding solutions and opportunities for surf parks and surf pool centric real estate developments.
+ Presentations by key industry executives, governing bodies of competitive surfing & SUP, surf pool operators, media and more.
+ Private after-party will be hosted at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Surf Pool & Beach for all Surf Park Summit 2 attendees.