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Accounting

 

Moss Adams is proud to be a leading provider of audit, tax, and consulting services to over 150 companies in the action sports and apparel industries. Our clients include surf, skate, snowboarding and motorsports companies like yours. We also represent both the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) and the International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC).



Apparel Footwear Software

 

Award winning Centric provides product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the most prestigious names in fashion, retail, footwear, luxury and consumer goods. Its flagship platform, Centric 8, delivers enterprise-class merchandise planning, product development, sourcing, business planning, quality and collection management functionality tailored for fast-moving consumer industries.



 

Innovative Systems, LLC, founded in 1994, is a developer and proven provider of enterprise-wide software solutions for the sewn products industry, including manufacturers, importers, and distributors. Our industry specific solutions are used as a supply chain management tool in the manufacturing of apparel, accessories, and footwear.



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Design

 
jonidesign

Joni Casimiro is a freelance graphic designer based in Monarch Beach, CA. After more than a decade as Art Director of Surfer Magazine, Joni has continued working with clients in the surf and outdoor industry, such as the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association, Clark Little Photography, Rob Machado Foundation and Shop-Eat-Surf.



Digital Marketing and Software Development

 

Rambletype develops custom Web software, builds digital marketing strategies and provides high-level digital business and management consultant. Rambletype can tie deep analytics to your digital strategies to make sure you're maximizing your advertising and marketing spend.



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Factoring

 

CIT is the nation’s leading provider of financing, factoring and credit protection services to the apparel industry. Our Los Angeles office works closely with action sports companies of all sizes, from privately held companies to global corporations. Protect your accounts receivable today. Call 800-248-3240.



 

Rosenthal is a privately held finance company specializing in factoring and asset based lending. For almost 80 years, the Rosenthal family has helped clients of all sizes in the action sports industry grow their businesses. As a private firm, Rosenthal has flexible lending practices and provides fast friendly service. Contact: email Maria Contino at mcontino@rosenthalinc.com or call 818-914-5906.



 

Companies in the action sports industry rely on the experience and know-how of the Trade Capital division of Wells Fargo Capital Finance for factoring and trade finance products and services that fit their current and future needs. Put our flexible financing to work for you today. Learn more by clicking on our logo or title.



Food and Drinks

 

Java junkies need look no further than Coffee.org, a family-owned and operated coffee supplier for home and office.

From Miss Ellie’s signature line of gourmet coffee, to coffee beans, pods, and over 40 flavors of delicious single brew Real Cups that are compatible with any Keurig Brewing System, Coffee.org carries the coffee to delight the most discriminating taste buds. Carrying top brands like Starbucks, Seattle’s Best, Miss Ellie’s and more.

Coffee.org also offers teas and other drinks, coffee machines and supplies. All orders over $99 ship for free and all orders placed by 4:30 CST ship out same day.



 

Farm Fresh To You is a second-generation organic farm that got its start in the Coastal Range's Capay Valley, 90 miles northeast of San Francisco and 35 miles west of Sacramento.

The farm was founded by our parents, Kathleen Barsotti and Martin Barnes, in 1976 – marking the early stages of the organic foods movement.

Understanding the sometimes harmful methods of modern agriculture, they realized that there was a niche for quality organic produce grown the way that nature intended it to be – organically. We deliver organically grown fruits and vegetables to doorsteps and offices in both Northern and Southern, CA.

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Gold Medal Wine Club and Craft Beer Club

GoldMedalWineClub.com and CraftBeerClub.com are monthly clubs that deliver great wines or the finest American craft beer to your doorstep. Discover big discounts on extraordinary wines, gifts and accessories. 

With a national reputation for finding America's finest, limited production wines, GoldMedalWineClub.com featured wines meet strict selection criteria, including multiple medals from major wine competitions along with high ratings from national wine publications such as Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, and Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate.

And it’s all about the beer at CraftBeerClub.com. From ales and lagers to porters and stouts, CraftBeerClub.com’s buyers discover exceptional craft brews from around the country. Each selection is produced by small-production, independent brewers who use only traditional brewing ingredients and time-honored brewing methods.



Golf

 
TaylorMade

Customize your favorite golf ball with an image, number and more! Free shipping when you sign-up for an account on TaylorMadeGolf.com!



 
TeeOff Tee Times

At TeeOff.com by PGA TOUR, we have a passion for golf. For getting up at 6am for a tee time and for working well after 6pm to make sure everything is right for our golfers, for you. Want to track your game? Relive a shot? Book a round at midnight? We're here. We love golf as much as you do - it's who we are. TeeOff.com by PGA TOUR making it easier for you to play more.

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TGW

Save up to 75% on golf apparel and equipment.

In April 1998, TGW.com - The Golf Warehouse took its first order and became one of the world's first online golf stores.

Based out of Wichita, Kansas, TGW began as The Golf Warehouse, a small family-operated business with only four full-time employees. The company has since grown to over 250 team members. During this growth, The Golf Warehouse has become TGW to reflect the transition from online golf store pioneer to industry leader. The name and look are updated, while maintaining the same great selection and service you trust.

Now, with over 230,000 square feet of warehouse space devoted to over 40,000 golf products, TGW is the Sweetest Spot in Golf.



Insurance Brokers

 

Barney & Barney LLC is one of the leading insurance brokers for the Action Sports, Apparel & Retail Industry.

We understand your industry and deliver comprehensive risk management programs tailored to your needs and exposure. As California’s largest privately held brokerage firm with over 100 years of experience we offer the buying power, resources and expertise to drive optimal results.



Investment Banking

 

Founded in 1935, D.A. Davidson & Co. Investment Banking provides customized advisory services to public and private companies nationwide including those in the Active Lifestyle sector. Our professionals have advised on over 80 M&A and equity transactions within Active Lifestyle in the last 10 years making us a leading firm.



 

Intrepid provides M&A, capital raising and strategic advisory to entrepreneurs and middle-market companies in various industry sectors. Our Apparel & Retail practice combines decades of experience assisting retail, apparel, accessories, and footwear companies with expert execution in various transaction types, including capital raises, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. We maintain deep industry relationships with strategic acquirers, private equity investors and leading executives.



 

ROTH Capital Partners, LLC (ROTH), is a relationship-driven investment bank focused on serving emerging growth companies and their investors. As a full-service investment bank, ROTH provides capital raising, M&A advisory, analytical research, trading, market-making services and corporate access. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, ROTH is privately-held and employee owned, and maintains offices throughout the U.S. and Hong Kong. For more information on ROTH, please visit www.roth.com.



Law

 

We had a firm name change for 2016. We're a boutique business law firm based in Woodland Hills, California. We are "Where Legal Strength Meets Business Sense." For over the past 30 years, we have earned a reputation for being among the leading lawyers for apparel and textile manufacturers, designers, piece good suppliers and retailers. The firm’s apparel industry practice group attorneys guide, protect and partner with businesses to increase their value.



 

Call & Jensen is a premier boutique law firm in Newport Beach, California that is well-recognized for its work in the fashion, action sports, and retail industries. Its lawyers are experienced in transactional and litigation matters, including intellectual property, real estate, and employment matters. With approximately 20 lawyers, the firm provides a unique combination of excellent credentials, expertise, reasonable billing rates, and unmatched skill.



 

FSG’s “Action Sports Practice Group” provides tailored legal services to the action sports industry. Our clients include surfers, skiers, snowboarders and skaters, as well as sponsors and leading apparel companies. Our attorneys serve in positions with industry organizations such as the Association of Surfing Professionals. Our Action Sports Practice Group provides practical solutions to the wide variety of legal issues facing our action sports businesses, including: Corporate & Business; Employment & Labor; Intellectual Property; Real Estate & Construction; Tax & Estate Planning; and Litigation.



 

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP is one of the largest full-service business law firms in Southern California. Procopio’s Action Sports and Apparel team is a collaboration of attorneys with diverse practices and experience who possess an in depth understanding of the day-to-day challenges faced by companies in the action sports and apparel industries. This affords us the knowledge to assist emerging and well-known surf, skate, snow, motocross and apparel businesses in Southern California and globally.



Office Supplies

 
FedEx Office

FedEx Office has a network of over 1,800 digitally connected locations providing customized, needs-based solutions which include pickup or delivery options!

We offer a variety of simple, convenient online printing services. Print and ship any document any time, anywhere. From presentations and flyers to manuals, customers can print documents and even save for easy re-ordering. Customers can also create custom business cards, invitations, announcements, calendars and greeting cards with our online designs or by uploading their own.

For Shop-eat-surf readers, save 20% on any print order over $150.



Office Technology & IT Services

 

Our mission is to be the premier provider of flexible, self-service webinar solutions that help you reach, engage, educate, and convert your audience.

ClickMeeting is rich in features that help you before, during, and after your webinar.

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eReleases’ founder Mickie Kennedy started the company 14 years ago after working in a PR environment that was not meeting the needs of small- and medium-sized businesses and firms.

He struck out on his own to build a company that would give smaller firms access to the newswire – with a personal touch.

PR is hard -- we make it easy. Use press releases to get media attention for your company. Generate traffic and build buzz.



 

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Trade Shows

 

Agenda Long Beach is our flagship show with the most diverse product offering and 750+ brands. Categories include lifestyle, streetwear, contemporary, women's, accessories, action sports, outdoor, footwear, and both surf and skate hard goods. If you are only able to attend one trade show this year, it should be Agenda Long Beach! Agenda Miami offers a reimagined brand mix that showcases 250+ brands in surf, lifestyle, contemporary, street, and skate in a business-focused setting. Agenda Miami delivers and unique show experience that includes parties, art exhibits, and food with a twist of Miami flavor. And Agenda is a permanent staple in Las Vegas Fashion Market Week, serving as the streetwear, action sports and lifestyle-related extension to the Modern Assembly alliance with 250+ brands. Given the timing and grand scale of Market Week, the shows tend to draw many key media, celebrities, and high-level fashion executives.



 

Surf Expo is the largest and longest running and board sports and beach/resort lifestyle tradeshow in the world. Produced in January and September in Orlando, Florida, the shows feature more than 2,300 booths of apparel and hard goods and draw top buyers from the U.S., and more than 69 countries. Voted The Fastest Growing Show in the US by TSNN.



Travel

 

The portfolio of the Barceló Hotel Group’s four brands is made up of more than 100 hotels in 20 countries and is one of the leading tourism companies in the Spanish market, and one of the largest in the world. The group’s property has been in the hands of the Barceló family for three generations. They have successfully drawn on the knowledge and the tradition of one of the pioneering hotel groups across Spain and Europe to provide it with the latest developments and innovations in the sector. The new structure of the Barceló Hotel Group features 4 brands: Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels & Resorts, Barceló Hotels & Resorts, Occidental Hotels & Resorts and Allegro Hotels. An exciting project aimed at positioning the group as one of the leading hotel management chains worldwide, whose aim is to offer more specialized, higher quality services to each guest.



 
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The Vegas V Card is essential to the ULTIMATE Las Vegas experience!  This pass gives you exclusive, complimentary, VIP access to nearly 50 of the hottest venues that Las Vegas has to offer.  Vegas V Card gives you VIP Access to Nightclubs, Ultra Lounges, Bars, Dayclub Pools and Clubs. To ensure the ULTIMATE Las Vegas experience the Vegas V Card also provides VIP offers to drinks specials, entertainment and first-class transportation.
 



 
ExecuCar

ExecuCar is the leader in luxury transportation. Professional drivers offer high-end black car service for airport and around-town rides. Passengers can be confident that you will receive the best service while also enjoying our upfront pricing model. Arrive in style. Hourly rides and around-town rides also available!



Industry Associations

 
BRA

The Board Retailers Association (BRA) is a non-profit representing over 550 action sport retailers in the surf, skate, snow and wake industry with over 3,000 storefronts across the country. The association serves as the preeminent voice for independent retailers with manufacturers and trade shows. BRA also provides educational resources, discounts from vendors, industry research and private label sourcing solutions.



 

Created in 1999, EuroSIMA is the European association of boardsports manufacturers. Its mission is to federate the various stakeholders in the boardsports industry, defend their interests and ensure their development on a European scale. The association’s objectives are articulated around 5 main themes: Education, Research, Events and Philanthropy, Communication, and Networking.



 

The International Assoc. of Skateboard Companies (IASC) is a non-profit trade association formed to promote skateboarding, increase participation, save members money and educate by focusing on the business, sustainability and health of our industry. We represent our global community as a united force by listening, understanding and addressing the needs of skateboarders and the industry. IASC members are passionate about skateboarding, protecting its integrity and pushing it forward globally.



 

San Diego Sport Innovators (SDSI) is a business accelerator that connects and drives growth in San Diego's vibrant sports economy by offering innovative programs and services for start ups, mature companies and service providers. We offer mentoring, education and capital funding opportunities for start-ups; best practice collaboration, access to new technology and public policy advocacy for mature companies; as well as deal flow to our service providers and the San Diego investment community.



 
SIA

SnowSports Industries America (SIA) is the member-owned, industry inspired non-profit trade association representing suppliers and service providers of consumer snow sports products with constituents in the retailer, rep and resort communities. Founded in 1954, SIA annually produces the SIA Snow Show and On-Snow Demo, the largest snow sports industry trade show and social environment globally, while delivering invaluable data/research, support, marketing products, services and consumer programs.



 

Founded in 1989, the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) is a non-profit trade association that promotes the surf industry and participation in the sport of surfing through a variety of services, educational programs and research. SIMA also supports oceanic environmental efforts through its 501(c)(3) foundation, the SIMA Environmental Fund. The SIMA Humanitarian Fund, also a 501(c)(3), awards grants to surf-related humanitarian organizations. Follow SIMA at Twitter.com/SIMA_SURF.



 

Stand Up Paddle Industry Association (SUPIA) is the trade organization for all SUP businesses: Manufacturers, Retailers, and others. We strive to move stand up paddling forward in a positive direction, while improving each members individual business. Our mission is to serve the stand up paddle industry for the betterment of the sport and the community as a whole.



Industry Non Profits

 

Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) is a non-profit foundation that advocates early detection + a healthy, active lifestyle as the best means of breast cancer prevention. Founded over 15 years ago, B4BC’s education + awareness programs and events seek to serve young people and the action sports community at large. Learn more about B4BC’s grassroots events, signature “Check One, Two” health initiative, and how you too can stomp out breast cancer by clicking HERE.



 

Ocean Champions is a 501(c)(4) organization with a connected political action committee – the first national organization of its kind focused solely on oceans and ocean wildlife. Our goal is to create a political environment where protecting and restoring the oceans is a national government priority. By helping to elect pro-ocean Congressional candidates and engaging with Congress to pass pro-ocean laws and shoot down bills that would harm the ocean.



 

Stoked is a non profit that creates action sports programs for youth in underserved communities. Stoked’s mission is to empower youth from underserved communities to achieve a more successful future by providing programs based in action sports culture that result in personal development, academic achievement, positive relationships and a healthy lifestyle.



 

SurfAid is a non-profit humanitarian organization whose aim is to improve the health, wellbeing and self-reliance of people living in isolated regions connected to us through surfing. Founded in 2000, SurfAid’s health programs involve education in nutrition, hygiene, healthy environments and disease prevention - including mosquito net distribution.



 

The Surfing Heritage and Culture Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, presenting and promoting surfing’s heritage for the appreciation and education of current and future generations; and to achieving our goal of surfing being more accurately understood, represented and enjoyed.



 

The Surfrider Foundation is a non profit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains over 50,000 members and 100 chapters worldwide.