SUPIA Summit

  • Tue, September 24, 2013
  • 10:00 AM
  • Wed, September 25, 2013
  • 8:00 PM
  • The Aliso Creek Inn, Laguna Beach, California


  • $245 for one registrant.
  • Multiple guests from a SUPIA Member company have a reduced rate.
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    All Day Tuesday OR
    All Day Wednesday
    (meal choice indicates choice of day)

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September 24 - 25, 2013
Aliso Creek Inn, Laguna Beach, California

Tuesday, September 24

9:00 - 10:00 Morning CHECK-IN / Coffee & Tea

10:00am   Welcome Session

11:30am  Lunch (plated on Patio)

12:30pm Keynote - Robert Owens "In this Together"

1:15pm Panel Discussion Envisioning the Future. Where will SUP be in 5 years?

2:00pm Break

2:15pm Round Table Discussions SUP SWOT by Industry Segment

3:15pm Business Know How Break Out Sessions                 E-Commerce - Gary Sirota or Tax planning - Matt Collins

4:00pm Break 

5:00pm Member only Cocktail Party/ & Silent Auction   "SUP Originals: Art & Innovation"

7pm -10pm  Open Party / Live Music from 'The Blues Offenders'.  Silent Auction continues until 8:30

Wednesday, September 25

8:00  Morning excursion: Paddles in Dana Point "Baby Beach to BOP" Hosted by SUPIA Member Diane Wenzel of Westwind Sailing.  

10:00am Panel Discussion  Industry & Races/Events

10:45am SUP Bites Trade Shows 

11:00am Panel Discussion  Smart Business - Certification & Safety

11:45am Round Tables  Strategies for Growth via Industry Segment 

12:30pm Buffet Lunch  

1:30pm Guest Speaker  Anthony Scaturro

2:15pm Panel Discussion  Truth or Dare: Vendors vs Retailers

3:00pm Break

3:15pm SUPIA Consumer Trend Study - Q&A   Mark Capper 

4:00pm Closing Session

4:45pm Break

5:30pm Member Banquet (Upstairs)

LODGING; please contact the ALISO CREEK INN directly at 949-499-2271  
Be sure to tell them you're with "SUP INDUSTRY". 

If you are staying just one or two nights, our negotiated room rates will be the best rates: Studio $125/night, 1 bedroom $145/night & 2 bedroom $179/night. If you are staying 3 nights or more (ie. through weekends before and/or after ... it's just 4 miles North of BOP), the 20% off rate for longer stays may be the best discount.

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