Surfing is a growth business. Fortune estimates by 2020 the global surf industry will generate more than $14 billion with worldwide participation growing by 30% annually.
As both federal and the state governments around Australia begin to wind back restrictions, we are planning for next summer’s surf contest season. We have here at Island Style Promotions updated health and safety procedures and policies implemented to minimise any chance of community infections through social contact, for every body’s protection. Sponsorship is now being actively sought to ensure we can produce Australia’s best longboard events with some of the best longboard surfers in the world providing star power and leadership positioning as we promote one of the most healthy, active, and desirable lifestyles on the planet. With subscription TV coverage to broaden the events appeal secured we would like to invite you and your clients to partner with us as we promote the world’s best professional longboard surfing events.
Island Style Promotions understands that everyone’s needs are different when it comes to partnerships, so we invite you to work with us in tailoring the perfect solution for your company that will support your marketing objectives and delivers promotional opportunities while enabling us to stage Australia’s premier professional longboard surfing events.
THE AUSTRALIAN LONGBOARD SURFING OPEN
The Australian Longboard Surfing Open is the premier international longboard surfing and festival event in New South Wales with its home being Kingscliff Beach, on the far North Coast of NSW.
ALSO represents a unique multi day differentiated surfing festival model with no near equivalents. ALSO consists of a range of family, social and sporting activities for everyone to be a part of.
This multi-day surfing event attracts competitors, spectators and media Australia wide and internationally. The competition programme has a focus on gender equity and includes, Open men’s and women’s professional longboard, Amateur men’s and women’s longboard, All-age amateur divisions
TRANS-TASMAN SURFING COMP
Get ready for the biggest Australia-New Zealand rivalry in sport.
Over three action-packed days, we will see two countries battle it out to be crowned the first Trans-Tasman surfing champions.
This will be the biggest occasion to take place in the surf, between neighbours who share a rich sporting rivalry. The Trans-Tasman Surfing Comp will be like no other. Aussie Vs Kiwi surfing legends, celebrities and the best surfing talent representing their respective country will go head to head showcasing their skills on shortboards and longboards.
KIRRA LONGBOARD KLASSIC
A single day fun longboard event designed to bring together like-minded local amateur surfers in a fun-filled day of surfing.
Mission: To encourage like minded surfers to gather for a fun day at Kirra. Boost the economy of Kirra/Coolangatta. Promote a healthy, active lifestyle. Competitors and visitors to be treated to an atmosphere proving fun and entertainment for all ages.
OZ LONGBOARDING PODCAST
A Podcast with no near equivalent about everything that is longboarding in Australia, live for 1 hour every week. Here we showcase the sport / art of longboarding around our great nation.
Hosted by West Australian Jason ‘Weeksy’ Weeks who is joined by a panel of regular commentators, Kirra Molnar from the Sunshine Coast, Big Sean McKeown from the Gold Coast, Jack Entwhistle from Northern NSW. Matt ‘The Waxhead’ Chojnacki from Sydney’s Northern Beaches. From Cronulla we have Matty Cook and rounding it out is Nathan Rivalland from Torquay Victoria. Together with our regular panel of commentators we will have weekly guest commentators to discuss different aspects of the longboard lifestyle, from equipment to accessories, surf fitness and contest strategy, and everything in between.