Melbourne, Florida – September 24, 2015 – The September 2015 Surf Expo ended on Saturday, September 12th at 3:00 PM after a three day run. In addition to exhibiting at the show, many brands draw buyers into their booths by putting on great happy hours events. This year was no exception. At this September’s Surf Expo, Sanuk went all out to promote their brand. At 6:00 PM, when the Friday Surf Expo ended for the day, the Sanuk Beer Garden opened for business.
The following is a summary of two noteworthy footwear brands that were exhibiting their new lines for fall 2015 and spring of 2016.
CHACO – Chaco is one of those brands that has a huge social media following. Outdoor enthusiast who wear Chaco sandals, shoes and booths brag about how durable their footwear by posting photos of their experiences on the Chaco web and Facebook pages. At this fall Surf Expo, Chaco’s fall lineup was on display. Click HERE for an Examiner article about the Chaco fall lineup that was posted in January.
SANUK –Some footwear brands has a few distinct collections with a few new offering each year. Well Sanuk is not one of those brands. The number of new sandals, shoes and sidewalk surfers Sanuk designers come up each year is just amazing. This year was no different. To check out their entire summer collection, click HERE to visit the Sanuk web page. Did you know that Sanuk has an official store in the new Disney Springs? Click HERE to visit their Disney Springs web page.
Wow, what a great addition the Sanuk Beer Garden was for this Surf Expo. In the area where the food court was during the day, the beer garden was set up. The bar had six tap stations where they were serving Stone Brewing Company craft beer. Stone Brewing Company calls Escondido, CA home. Last year Stone Brewing Company brewed 287,075 bbls (35% increase) over 2013. That is a lot of beer. Click HERE to visit their web page. If you do not live on the west coast, you can order their beer on line from Total Wine.
The beer garden was loads of fun. Many of the brand teams could be seen having a great time like the IceMule Coolers and Fern Gypsy Gangster teams. Click HERE to watch a video about the Beer Garden.
On January 14-16, 2016, 2015, the doors of the 2016 Surf Expo will open and the fun will begin again. It will be held at the Orange County Convention Center – NORTH & SOUTH CONCOURSE – 9899 International Drive – Orlando, Florida 32819. Will you be there?
Until next time, be safe in the sun and have a great day in the great outdoors.