DANA POINT, California – The Stand Up Paddle Industry Association (SUPIA) has recently announced the dates and opened registration for their annual 2015 SUPIA SUMMIT. SUPIA is the trade organization that handles all businesses of stand up paddle boarding. This includes manufacturers, retailers, as well as service providers. Race directors, guides, instructors, event planners, service reps, distributors, and more are all members of the organization.
The SUPIA Summit is in its third year and aims to bring together all aspects of the Stand Up Paddle Industry for two days of speakers, round tables and networking. The exciting new partnership between SUPIA and Emerald Expositions has seen Surf Expo and Outdoor Retailer step up as the Main Event Sponsors, combined with the passion of the current SUPIA President, Tyler Callaway this year’s Summit is sure to appeal to all levels of industry.
The SUPIA Summit is in its third year and aims to bring together all aspects of the Stand Up Paddle Industry for two days of speakers, round tables and networking.
“As our industry continues to grow and evolve. SUPIA is stretching its young legs to stay ahead of the changes and help our industry rise to the challenges. This summit will be a reflection of that. A chance to learn, connect and be part of the voice of our industry" comments SUPIA President, Tyler Callaway.
The Summit will be held on October 7-8 at the beautiful Dana Point Yacht Club overlooking baby beach and coinciding with the newly announced Pacific Paddle Games, the replacement event for the cancelled Battle of the Paddle.
The Summit will be held on October 7-8 at the beautiful Dana Point Yacht Club overlooking baby beach and coinciding with the newly announced Pacific Paddle Games.
“This is a great opportunity for people from all over the country and the globe to come together, experience the industry association. We’re really lifting the level this year – We have amazing Keynote speakers, as well as great presenters from within the Industry. Our featured speaker, World renowned speaker is LaunchPad CEO, Andrea Kates, for bridging the gap between innovation &Commercialization.” explains SUPIA Executive Director, Kristin Thomas.
For more information or to purchase tickets to the SUPIA Summit please go to www.SUPIndustry.org/Events. Early Bird Registration through August 20th only $145 for individual members or $500 for companies.
About Stand Up Paddle Industry Association
Founded in 2013, SUPIA is the trade organization for all SUP businesses. The association is focused on bringing businesses together to propel the industry forward while improving the individual businesses of members. Early initiatives have strived to provide research, networking, and educational opportunities as well as an array of member discounts. More than 250 businesses have joined the industry association, spanning 36 states and 8 countries.
More information can be found at SUPIndustry.org