Guide to EuroSIMA October events
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 28 September, 2014 - The EuroSIMA Surf Summit brings together 200 attendees, employees and CEOs from the boardsports industry, for two days of conferences to participate in constructive and informative seminars and workshops. The Summit aims to foster ideas, debates and discussion on various issues with the participation and perspective of international experts from outside the industry.
Among this year’s speakers, EuroSIMA will be welcoming special guest, Hawaiian Joe Noonan, the dolphin whisperer, to discuss how shared trust can be used as a management technique. Two of our very own iconic speakers will also provide fascinating insight: Greg Long, big wave surfer and Maximilien Brabec, will join us to discuss innovation in business models.
Retailers from all over Europe invited to join manufacturers at the Surf Summit
This year, in order to reinforce and encourage strong relationships between retailers and manufacturers, EuroSIMA is glad to invite retailers to join in the industry festivities.
In partnership with ISPO Academy, conferences will cover themes related to future development perspectives for the industry, namely relative to specialized and multisport distribution, open-innovation, market studies and the ladies’ markets. The Summit will take place right alongside the Sufing Lounge exhibit at the Belambra Club “Les Estagnots” in Seignosse.
Location : Belambra des Estagnots, avenue du Penon, Seignosse Date : October 2-3, 2014
THE WATERMAN’S BALL
The annual boardsports industry gala
The gala officially closes the two-day Surf Summit conference with a relaxing event and a delicious gourmet buffet.
Annual Awards Ceremony
The annual awards ceremony will take place during the gala to reward key players and individuals of 2014 in our industry: European athletes of the year (male and female), Boardsports person of the year, Innovation of the Year.
Finally, as always, the evening will also host an auction of premium and collector items to raise funds to help EuroSIMA carry out future charitable actions.
Location : Belambra des Estagnots, avenue du Penon, Seignosse Date : October 3, 2014 - 8pm
THE SURFING LOUNGE : UNIQUE EXHIBITION - THE EXPERTISE AND KNOW-HOW IN OUR INDUSTRY
For its first edition, the exhibit will display the expertise, creativity and dynamic energy in our industry, highlighting particularly great projects.Through each brand’s unique image, the show provides companies with the opportunity to communicate their values.
The idea is to «speak honestly» to our target audience, the younger generations in our industry and convey how dynamic we truly are. Surf schools and associations will also be invited to the exhibit.
The Surfing Lounge will be held with the Quiksilver Pro France, world championship taking over beaches nearby, which should generate substantial and interesting attendance to the exhibit. The Surfing Lounge will be also open to the public, free of charge, on October 4, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location : Belambra des Estagnots, avenue du Penon, Seignosse Date : October 1-4, 2014
Open to the public, free of charge: October 4, 2014