The Surf and Boardsports Industry Association (SBIA) is a not for profit organization dedicated to the Australian Surf and Boardsports Industry.

Association members include the best of Australian surf and boardsport brands, retailers and suppliers. Members include the likes of major brands such as Quiksilver, Billabong, Rip Curl, Rusty, O’Neill, Hurley, Oakley and Volcom. National retailers including Surf Dive n Ski, Ozmosis, City Beach and key independent retailers across the country.

Become an SBIA Partner

Get your business in front of retailers and industry brands and manufacturers from as little as $500 per year and maximise your reach!

SBIA offer three Partner packages to suit your needs;
Basic: $500 per year
  • 50-word online listing in the Partner Business Directory on the SBIA website
  • Company CYMK logo
  • Opportunity to provide product and service incentives and member discounts to SBIA members
Premium: $1,000 per year
  • 50-word online listing in the Partner Business Directory on the SBIA website
  • Company CYMK logo
  • Opportunity to provide product and service incentives and member discounts to SBIA members
  • Use of the SBIA Preferred Supplier logo
  • Four joint email blasts with other partners to SBIA members
Platinum: $2,000 per year
  • 50-word online listing in the Partner Business Directory on the SBIA website
  • Company CYMK logo
  • Use of the SBIA Preferred Supplier logo
  • Four joint email blasts with other partners to SBIA members
  • One exclusive email blast to SBIA members
  • One website side banner advertisement on rotation on the SBIA website homepage
  • One email leader board advertisement in the SBIA members e-newsletter
  • Opportunity to provide expert advice and commentary to SBIA members via monthly newsletter
  • Opportunity to provide product and service incentives and member discounts to SBIA members

 

Platinum plus Awards Category Sponsorship: $5000 per year

With all the benefits of the Platinum partnership (above) PLUS sponsorship of one category group (Retail, Service, Product, Brand & Marketing) at the Surf Industry’s night of nights, the Australian Surf Industry Awards! Category sponsorship is sold separately at $4,000 per group and when combined with Platinum partnership represents a saving of $1000.

Each year, SBIA hosts the Australian Surf Industry Awards. In 2014 these awards were held on the Gold Coast in front of an audience of more than 250 key suppliers and retailers. The awards celebrate the best of the industry including 33 categories ranging from the best retailers to innovative new products and category marketing campaigns. The awards recognize those companies and individuals who have contributed to the enormous success of the surf and boardsports industry in Australia.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:

a) Corporate identification on the relevant trophies and certificates.
b) Prominent visual recognition at the awards during the presentation of the sponsors awards.
c) An opportunity for a brief presentation to the audience at the commencement of the first award presentation.
d) One banner advertisement in the Awards issue of the “Australian Surf and Boardsports News” digital magazine,
distributed to all Australian surf and boardsport suppliers and retailers.
e) Acknowledgement in all Awards media releases throughout the campaign.

 

SBIA Australian Surf Industry Awards Categories

CATEGORY SPONSORSHIP – $4,000 (+ GST)

Industry Awards (1)

Environment award

Retail Awards (6 x 2)
Group 1

Retailer of the Year by state (5 awards)
Australian Retailer of the Year

Group 2

Breakthrough Retailer of the Year by state (5 awards)
Fitout of the Year (Judged)
Core Boardstore of the Year

Service Awards (6)

Rep of the Year by state (5 awards)
Sales Office of the Year

Product Awards (6)

Surfboard of the Year
Surf Accessory of the Year
Sunglass of the Year
Wetsuit of the Year
Boardshort of the Year
Product Innovation (Judged)

Brand & Marketing Awards (7)

Mens Marketing campaign of the Year
Ladies Marketing campaign of the Year
Breakthrough Brand of the Year
Swimwear Brand of the Year
Footwear Brand of the Year
Ladies Brand of the Year
Men’s Brand of the Year

Partnership Information Document

SBIA New Partnership Application form