Premier Buyers Club

Become a Member of PBC     PBC

Members of the Premier Buyers Club (also known as “PBC”) are Surf Expo’s most loyal buyers and retailers. Some have been attending Surf Expo since the very beginning back in 1976. They know Surf Expo has the right product for their markets. Surf Expo’s PBC members are cornerstones in the industry, and they know that their attendance at Surf Expo is the best way to find the hottest new products.

Benefits to PBC Members:

PBC Lounge Access

PBC Members have exclusive access to the PBC Lounge located conveniently next to Registration on the main concourse. Need a place to do a quick order off the floor? Take a moment and take a load off!

PBC Lounge Features

PBC Members have exclusive access to the PBC Badge Pickup, avoid the big line! There will be limited access to the room for a quick meeting or some peace and quiet!

  • Coffee in the AM, lemonade in the PM! Stop by for a quick pick-me-up in the mornings or a refresh in the afternoon
  • Snacks will be available to the earliest of birds
  • Free WiFi
  • Dedicated Registration stations for easy badge pickup

Exclusive Show Benefits and Giveaways

As a PBC member you will also receive benefits reserved only for you, including free parking on the last day of the show. Pick up your pass from the PBC Concierges!

How to Qualify

The Premier Buyers Club is reserved for Surf Expo’s most loyal retailers and buyers. To qualify a retailer must:
Attend 8 consecutive shows
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Attend 4 consecutive Markets

Questions about Surf Expo? The Buyer Relations Team is here to help!


Kathy Wilkie
Sr. Buyer Relations Manager
Coastal Life – Resort, Swim, Boutique, Footwear, Coastal Gift & Souvenir

Steven “Fish” Fisher
Sr. Buyer Relations Manager
Watersports – Surf, Bluewater, Paddle, Skate