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WSL and Surf Expo added to Surf Park Summit 2 Speakers

Surf Park Summit 2 Speakers Added from World Surf League and Surf Expo

On September 7, 2016, Surf Park Summit 2 will take place at Surf Expo in Orlando, Florida.

Hundreds of invitees from a broad range of industry sectors and relevance to the industry will come together for Surf Park Summit 2 and what is sure to be one of the biggest days of the year for the future of surfing outside the ocean.

With an incredible lineup of speakers already in place and more being announced in the lead up to the event, there’s not a better nor more capable group of people in the world to act as catalysts in the realm of Surf Park development.

The latest additions to the Surf Park Summit 2 speaker lineup include:


Graham Stapelberg Graham Stapelberg | Surf Park Summit 2

Executive Vice President & General Manager Tours at the World Surf League

The World Surf League organizes the annual tour of professional surf competitions and broadcasts each event live at where you can experience the athleticism, drama and adventure of competitive surfing — anywhere and anytime it’s on.

The WSL exists to celebrate and grow the history, elite athletes, diverse fans and dedicated partners that together embody professional surfing today.


Norb Garret | Surf Park Summit 2 | Surf Park Central

Norb Garrett

Executive Vice President, Sports & Entertainment at The Enthusiast Network

The Enthusiast Network’s Sports & Entertainment Group, which includes TEN’s action/adventure sports business featuring brands such as Surfer, Snowboarder, TransWorld Skateboarding and TransWorld Motocross and TEN’s Home Tech Group. Since joining the company in 2010, Norb has overseen the acquisition and integration of the Grind Networks digital media group (October 2010) which includes a content partnership with and Yahoo! Sports, the re-branding of the Action Sports Group into GrindMedia (July 2011), and the acquisition/integration of TransWorld Media (May 2013).


Roy Turner Roy Turner Surf Park Summit 2 | Surf Park Central

Executive Vice President & Group Show Director for Surf Expo

Surf Expo is the longest running and largest boardsports and beach/resort lifestyle trade show in the world. Produced in January and September the show draws buyers from specialty stores, major resorts, cruise lines and beach rental companies across the U.S., the Caribbean, Central and South America and around the world. The show is recognized as a leader in the industry and has celebrated record-breaking attendance in 2014 and 2013 and features more than 2,600 booths of apparel and hardwoods and a full line-up of special events, and annual award ceremonies and demos.

James Harold | Typhoon Lagoon | Surf Park Summit 2

About Surf Park Summit 2

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.

Learn more and request an invite to Surf Park Summit 2 here.

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