The 100% brand has always been synonymous with motocross Americana and has been linked to many iconic moments that have built the roots and history of what is modern motocross.
Based in San Diego, California, 100% produces a collection of premium goggles, eyewear, helmets, gloves, and sportswear that is designed specifically for today's demanding racer.
Beyond all football norms, we want to fully immerse ourselves in the culture, subcultures and the magic of community that make up football. We too, come from very different places and since, have played all over the world. But for many of us, our love for the game began in the very same place — the streets.
Bob Watkins, President
• Provide CEO services and advisory to ventures of various sizes and stages
• Build business plans and pitch decks. develop and implement optimal high growth strategies
• Value and vet prospective companies for investment
• Host of podcast The Unapologetic Capitalist about building value in ventures
Alison B Gerlach, Founder
Abington Emerson Capital is a commercial finance company. We offer short-term bridge loans to small and mid-sized businesses. As a direct lender, we have the flexibility to customize loans for borrowers operating in various types of industries at any point in their business cycle. We specialize in purchase order, contract and project financing.
John McLean, President
Aculief is wearable acupressure for active lifestyles. Aculief uses acupressure to relieve blockage in your "Qi" (pro-nounced "chee") and promote the natural circulation of energy throughout your body. Go about your day with all natural acupressure and find relief with Aculief.
John Doogan, Founder
An evolution in Fitness. The patent-pending F2 creates a new category in fitness: Outdoor Fitness with professional fitness equipment, until now only used indoors, is a reality. The F2 is the first portable fitness studio that can be fully customized and shipped anywhere in the World.
Brett Kehler/Mario Scade, cofounders
We successfully manage Supply Chains so you can focus on the bigger picture! Under the Radiant Logistics umbrella our scope of services and capabilities are endless….our people make it happen. Airgroup approach is to manage your business like ours~ involved, efficient, pro-active and passionate! Click here to watch our video
Aldrich CPAs + Advisors
We exist to improve the lives of our clients, our people and our communities. Our vision is to be a long lasting business with an entrepreneurial spirit that drives our desire to be leaders in the markets we serve.
American Wave Machines is the world's leading wave pool, surf park, and wave technology company producing authentic surf experiences. SurfStream® 5-15K square foot venues have capacity of 100's while PerfectSwell® surf pools and surf parks are 1 acre plus with capacity in the 1,000's. Since 2007 over 3,000,000 surf sessions have been enjoyed at American Wave Machines locations around the globe.
Arêt Basewear is a women owned and run company from San Diego that creates technical basewear for use in the outdoors. From mountain tops to wave crests our products are versatile enough to perform on any adventure. With a focus on redefined fit, positive brand messages, and sustainable operations our team is paving the way in technical women's apparel.
A division of LifeCORE Fitness, Assault Fitness Products has been a leader in developing equipment for the elite fitness world for over 20 years Forged in the belief that tradition fitness equipment did not offer the durability and strength necessary for true athletic use, all Assault products are designed to take a beating and be easy to maintain.
Taking a chance. That’s what every business owner does in the beginning. They take an idea and shape it into something that has value for others. And where there’s value, there’s a need to secure it, grow it and leverage it that’s where we come in. Banner Bank is a business‐focused community bank offering commercial and small business banking, mortgage lending, treasury management products and consumer banking services.
BLDG ACTIVE was built on a foundation of biotech entrepreneurship and a love for outdoor sports. Our company makes products that promote personal health and recovery through clinically proven technologies. At BLDG, we believe that personal health and the health of our environment are entwined.
Our vision is simple, bringing effective fitness exercise and technology to people for use in their homes, at their gym of choice, work, and while on vacation. Wherever your favorite exercise location is, on any given day, you can enjoy your BFF.
We love coffee. We love skating surfing, skydiving, snowboarding and anything that gets our adrenaline pumping. That's why we created bold brew. We wanted to hype ourselves up at all times of the day without having to ingest harsh chemicals & artificial flavors.
Buchalter Nemer is a full-service business law firm providing legal counsel for our clients at all stages of their growth and evolution. We value each client relationship, and our overarching goal is to get the best results for our clients in an efficient manner with sensitivity to timeliness and cost.
CALI Strong is an iconic sports brand that represents the California lifestyle and its “anything’s possible” ideology. The CALI Strong attitude shows up in every authentic skateboard, surfboard, snowboard, shoe, tshirt, and hoodie design worthy enough to be symbolic of the “Mecca of Cool”. The destination promises to be spectacular but more so the journey… Livin’ Life CALI Strong.
Jim Stroesser, CEO
Cardiff Skate Co. Cardiff Skate Co. is located in beautiful Cardiff, CA, a San Diego coastal community known for its beautiful weather and active residents. Cardiffs create a custom fit and feature tri-skate wheel technology so no matter the level, every skater can step on, strap in and skate away.
Bob Pollack, President
The Department of Kinesiology at CSUSM prepares students for a wide variety of careers in the areas of rehabilitation, wellness, fitness, and education. One area of research in this field studies the biomechanical and physiological requirements of surfing and skateboarding.
Founded by Brian Harper and Jeff Jewett in 2013, CA Productions is a full service event production company handling all aspects of event production including promotion, athlete relations, athlete selection, selection of judges, formats, judging criteria, event creation, staffing and sport organizing for the todays top action sports events.
CBRE is the global leader in real estate services. Our mission is to deliver superior results for stakeholders by: putting the client first — always, collaborating across markets and services lines, and thinking innovatively, but acting practically..
The Century Club hosts a world-class PGA TOUR event to maximize support for the San Diego community and local youth programs.
Cirque-It® Fitness is circus-infused circuit training that brings the fun of the circus into your gym. Our program offers participants of all fitness levels cardio, strength, and flexibility training in one expertly designed workout. Get fit, fun and done in 45 minutes with Cirque-It Fitness!
The CL!CK Carabiner concept began with the skate carabiner tool. Skateboarding specific wrenches, a screwdriver, and a bottle opener were all fit into a carabiner form to make the first on the go skateboard tool that that clips right to a belt loop or backpack. CL!CK Carabiner’s keep your keys secure and your tools on hand at all times
Comerica Bank (NYSE: CMA) is strategically aligned by three business segments: The Business Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. The San Diego middle market group serves customers such as manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers. The Technology & Life Sciences group serves technology, biotech and venture-backed companies.
Headquartered in San Diego, CA, Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) is the active lifestyle industry’s leading media and event entertainment company. The aggregate CGI customer base now exceeds 7 million endurance enthusiasts and athletes.
John Smith, Sr. Vice President
COR Surf is a surf accessory company that specializes in making board racks and storage products for the action sports market. COR Surf focuses on developing innovative, eco-friendly products for surf, stand-up paddle and other action board-sports.
The core360 is the patent pending first-of-its-kind training belt that helps you move, breathe and perform better. Designed by a physical therapist, the core360 belt gives you the feedback necessary to activate your core correctly and consistently.
Erin McGuire, Founder
The Core-Tex is a reactive training device that combines dynamic strength, cardiovascular endurance, razor sharp reaction, flexibility and balance into ONE design, creating the optimal training environment.
Anthony Carey, CEO & Inventor
The Del Mar Racetrack is a world-class Thoroughbred racing destination welcoming the industry's top athletes and California's most spirited partygoers during it's Summer (mid-July through early September) and Fall (November) seasons.
Being a full-service digital agency means we live at the intersection of creative, marketing, technology and data. What makes DO different, is that data provides the roadmap to a destination.
BJ Cook, Cofounder
Grab Your Travel Bag & Hit The Open Road With Eagle Creek! We Have Lightweight Luggage & Travel Accessories For All Types Of Travelers.
Reef has the best surf-inspired sandals, shoes and apparel for your next adventure or trip.
Elevated is unlike any other digital marketing agency. Our team is made of the top creators, developers and strategist in SoCal. We Are The Search-To-Conversion Funnel Experts. We Design and Launch Stellar Digital Experiences
ElliptiGO, Inc. is the San Diego-based company that created the world’s first outdoor elliptical bike. Combining the best of running, cycling and the elliptical trainer, the ElliptiGO® delivers a high-performance workout experience that closely mimics running outdoors while eliminating the impact.
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa features ten lush landscaped acres, 210 spacious guest rooms & suites, over 47,000 square feet of indoor & outdoor meeting space, three onsite restaurants, a 7,000 square foot full-service Spa, a courtyard heated saltwater pool & whirlpool, and executive fitness center.
Manda McHugh, Business Travel Sales Manager
Events.com is a SaaS company driven by a mission to connect people with experiences they love. The suite of software products combines powerful tools with intuitive design offering simple-yet- sophisticated solutions. This enables event organizers to easily manage, market and monetize events. Events.com is headquartered in San Diego.
Mitch Thrower, Founder
Hookit’s digital platform supports and connects athletes and brands by enabling the marketing and eCommerce relationships between them. Hookit targets the most influential, highest spending athletes who compete in their sport. The Hookit Score™ measures athletes’ commitment, performance and reach to quantify their value to brands.
Scott Tilton, Co-Founder/CEO
HP develops and provides hardware, such as personal computers and printers.
Aaron Weiss, GM Consumer Accessories
Performing since 1999, Injinji® is the innovator of the patented five-toe-sleeve Performance Toesock™ for sport, outdoor and casual use. Injinji (pronounced in-jin-jee), which means to reach one’s peak performance, is dedicated to helping athletes attain their personal best by offering a seamless, anti-friction sock that offers the ultimate in natural toe splay, blister prevention and superior moisture management.
Jason Battenfield, President & CEO
Founded in 2004 ISLE Surf & SUP offers one of the largest selections of surfboards and paddleboards in the US thru its ecommerce web store and retail location in San Diego, CA. ISLE is a surfer and paddle boarder owned and operated company that is here to spread the stoke of surfing and stand up paddling by providing the largest selection of high quality, value driven products.
J!NX is a clothing company dedicated to geek and gaming culture in all its forms. We started making hacker t-shirts in 1999 and have grown into a worldwide leader for geek and gaming apparel, toys, and accessories.
Tim Norris, Co-Founder
KPMG San Diego delivers audit, tax and advisory services including: assistance with international, federal, state and local tax services; audits of public and private companies; IFRS; mergers and acquisition and internal audit services; IT risk management; corporate finance; and forensic services.
Founded in 1995, Liquid Force quickly became the leader in wakeboard products and apparel. Liquid Force is dedicated to relentless innovation, progressive design, maximum functionality and unparalleled quality. Supported by a superior team of athletes, Liquid Force events include the Free For All series and world famousBROstock.
Matt Gleason, Director of Marketing
We pride ourselves on providing custom solutions to fit each of our clients’ unique insurance needs. Our goal is to provide peace of mind and create lasting partnerships with our clients. We are one of the nation’s leading insurance brokerages, offering a comprehensive line of risk management and employee benefit solutions.
Krystyna Dunstan-Kempsell, Client Executive
Mesa Rim is a premier indoor climbing and fitness facility that is dedicated to serving the needs of the whole community. We strive to provide opportunities to explore and challenge limits within a supportive community.
Ian McIntosh, President
We help high net worth clients that include individuals, families, professional athletes, successful business owners and trusts navigate the noise that purveys Wall Street and build customized investment strategies within the context of each client’s goals, objectives and risk tolerance.
Moss Adams is a leader in assurance, tax, consulting, risk management, transaction, and wealth services, to both public and private middle-market manufacturers, distributors, retailers and apparel sports-action companies across the nation.
Andy Warren, Audit Partner
NiteRider is dedicated to providing our customers with products and customer service of exceptional quality. We strive to push the boundaries of lighting technology in order to deliver our customers the most advanced, best performing bicycle lights available anywhere in the world. We are proud that we design, engineer, test and assemble our leading lights at our San Diego based facility.
Mike Ely, VP Sales and Marketing
NorthStar Law Group combines the expertise and high level of quality of a large firm, with the value and personalized service of a small firm. Its legal team has almost 50 years of combined experience handling complex legal matters in the areas of intellectual property and general business transactions.
Jonathan Muenkel, Founder
Realize the full potential of your product. Whether you’ve already launched, or just have a great idea, we’ll help you take it to the next level. With a proven track record in active lifestyle, health and medical products, we’ve helped hundreds of partners, like you, go to market and get it right the first time. Just ask LifeProof. Visit our website for more information, or call Jarrod for a confidential, obligation-free consultation.
Pacific Golf Group is the parent company for San Diego Golf Reservations, ClickitGolf, and CS Consulting. San Diego Golf Reservations is the largest golf call center in San Diego. They are experts at getting golfers tee times at Torrey Pines and 20 other premier local golf courses. ClickitGolf is a nationally branded website that specializes in selling discounted golf coupons. CS Consulting offers golf operations and expert legal/witness testimony for golf courses. PGG owns and operates the following websites: www.SanDiegoGolf.com www.TorreyPines.com www.ClickitGolf.com www.GolfSD.com www.GolfSanDiego.com www.sandiegogolfreservations.com
Cam Stephens, CEO
Protein, Vitamins & Hydration Powders in biodegradable PODs - activated with PODlife’s world first shaker system.
Procopio’s Action Sports and Apparel team is a collaboration of attorneys with diverse practices and experience. We possess an in depth understanding of the day-to-day challenges faced by companies in the sports and apparel industries, allowing us to assist emerging and well-known businesses in the space.
Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We are from many different countries and speak many different languages. We come from diverse cultures and have unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs.
Race Guards was established in San Diego, CA to provide in-race first aid for athletic events throughout the country with a focus on running and cycling races, triathlons and endurance events. Race Guards is comprised of volunteers trained in CPR, AED and First Aid who are committed to assisting race participants with any medical or physical support need in a race.
Andy Voggenthaler, Founder
Red Door Interactive offers a range of services strategy, SEM, analytics, creative, user experience and so much more via expert teams that work in tandem. Clients include Asics, Road Runner Sports, SKLZ, Shea Homes, Rubio’s Restaurants, Inc. and Charlotte Russe.
At Reveel, our mission is to increase our clients’ profitability by empowering them with shipping intelligence and advocating for transparency within the FedEx/UPS/DHL industry. Our dedicated team of local experts will also help you identify measurable savings with invoice auditing and real-time reporting & analytics. The best part is that all of this comes at zero cost to you.
We Reinvented The Wheel. No more rolling across the room. No more taking up unnecessary space. No more hair or clothing jams. Introducing the stationary foam roller as the new way for users to get the most out of foam rolling.
Road Runner Sports
Road Runner Sports Since 1983, Road Runner Sports has been sharing our passion, growing our family and helping our Customers find their best fit ever in gear that will keep them moving! Born out of a garage in Del Mar, CA you’ll now find Road Runner Sports from coast-to-coast in 11 different states throughout the US.
Mike Gotfredson Jr., Sr. Director of E-Commerce
Roth Capital Partners, LLC
ROTH Capital Partners, LLC (ROTH) is a full-service middle market investment bank focused on leading public and private growth companies. As a full-service investment bank, ROTH provides capital raising, M&A advisory, equity research, trading and market-making services. ROTH is privately-held and owned by its employees, and is headquartered in Newport Beach, CA with additional offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong and a Shanghai Representative Office. For more information on ROTH, please visit www.ROTH.com
SD Running Co. is an experience company dedicated to bringing the community together through unique, memorable events that tell a story and empower people to get out and enjoy new experiences.
Pete Hess/Eric Marenburg, Cofounders
SC Design Co. provides small to medium sized businesses with a turnkey solution for product design, engineering, prototyping, and sourcing. We navigate the complicated product development process for our clients — giving business owners more time to tend to other essential parts of their business.
We are committed to providing timely and reliable service, working as efficiently as possible to keep our clients’ costs down, maintaining accurate books, working closely with our clients’ CPA, and, most importantly, develop positive and productive relationships with our clients.
We strive to post at least one story and multiple industry press releases every business day, usually delivered to eNewsletter subscribers’ inboxes in the early a.m. The feedback on the site has been gratifying, and propels us out of bed early each morning to tackle the next story.
Andrew Horan, President
Established in Southern California in 2010, by founder and creative director Steve Watts, Slyde Handboards, the makers of most advanced line of handboards, has patented design and technology that provides the best body surfing ride across the globe. Slyde handboards come with a GoPro attachment so “slyders” won’t loose their GoPro with unique safety lock features.
We are experienced publicists, marketers, executives, Olympic athletes, Ivy league scholars, and go-getters who believe in standout brands, innovative products, and the ability to tell better stories through creative customized campaigns and Public Relation(ship)s.®
Elisette Carlson, Founder
As the leading online and in-store destination for performance soccer products, soccerloco impacts the local San Diego community delivering high-quality soccer footwear, apparel and equipment giving soccer fanatics the chance to take their game to the next level.
Sony Electronics, Inc
Sony is a leading manufacturer of audio, video, communications, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Its motion picture, television, computer entertainment, music and online businesses make Sony one of the most comprehensive entertainment and technology companies in the world. Sony is a company that inspires and fulfills curiosity, and our vision is to use our unlimited passion for technology, content and services to deliver groundbreaking excitement and entertainment, as only Sony can. Sony Electronics Inc. (SEL) serves as the U.S. sales and marketing arm of Sony’s global electronics business. It is a leading provider of audio/video electronics, digital imaging and information technology products for both the consumer and professional markets.
Jay Meerbergen, Executive Director Corporate Development
Sourcify is the fastest growing sourcing platform that helps hundreds of companies manufacture products around the world.
Strategy Meets Performance is a leadership development firm focused on creating powerful, engaging and innovative workplace cultures. We educate and empower leaders to drive organizations people are proud of and give their best to.
Sherry Nooravi, PsyD, Organizational Psychologist & Principal
Street Swings is the ultimate source for entertainment, team building, fostering client relationships and lead generation. With a state of the art Full Swing golf simulator, putting green, and Street Swing Photo Lounge, it’s the premier entertainment experience for your next event. The best part? We bring it all to you.
Jenn Harris, Founder
Strengthportal is a SaaS cloud platform for gyms to manage and scale personal training services.
Sun Diego Boardshops…specializing in southern California active lifestyle and your culture…providing the best selection of surf, skate and beach apparel, accessories and equipment for 30 years. We also strive to give our customers a rewarding in-store or on-line experience.
Surf Cup Sports is one of the most influential and recognized youth sporting event organizers in the nation. Originally formed as a local soccer club for San Diego's best youth soccer players, Surf Cup Sports is now recognized nationally for Surf Soccer Club and globally for Surf Cup, which draws the "best of the best" players from all over the world to compete in "America's Finest City."
Rob Haskell, VP
Surf Park Central
Surf Park Central is the world’s leading resource for surf parks, surf pools and the development of man-made surf destinations. At SPC we’re focused upon accelerating the development of surfing beyond the ocean and the man-made venues that make it all possible. SPC also co-host’s Surf Park Summit.
As a leader in the manufacturing, sales and distribution of surfboards, paddleboards and standup paddlebaords, Surftech is honored to get to work with some of the world’s best craftsman, designers and athletes to develop cutting edge products for every level of athlete and share the stoke. We are Surftech and we live for this #weliveforthis.
TEN is the world’s premier network of enthusiast brands such as Surfer, Snowboarder, TransWorld Motocross, Grind TV, Motor Trend, Automobile and Hot Rod. It encompasses more than 50 publications, 60 websites, 50 events, 1,000 branded products, the world’s largest automotive VOD channel, and the world’s largest action/outdoor sports media platform.
True Nutrition is a leading wholesaler, retailer and manufacturer of dietary supplements, health foods and functional foods. We are unique because we allow customization of any of our raw materials to the end user and do all manufacturing in-house locally in San Diego.
Doug Smith/Dante Trudel, Founders
We are committed to building Southern California’s premier resource for Sales, Marketing and Operational professionals by offering unique career opportunities and personalized coaching to drive corporate success. Our team offers more than 50 years of combined experience in recruiting, career coaching, HR, training and management.
The specialty trained orthopedic surgeons and nonsurgical Sports Medicine specialists at UC San Diego Health are on the cutting edge of innovation, with access to the latest technological advances, diagnostic techniques and treatment strategies. We bring you top rated experts and a complete range of orthopedic services at multiple locations.
UC San Diego has 23 varsity sports teams and offers student participation in a wide range of sports including swimming, water polo, soccer, volleyball, crew, track and field, fencing, basketball, golf, cross country, softball, baseball, and tennis. UC San Diego participates at the NCAA’s Division II (DII) level.
Earl Edwards, Director of Athletics
Sprinter Campervan Rentals and Sales. Give #vanlife a try and rediscover the true meaning of travel!
Vantage Point Advisors is an independent business valuation and financial advisory firm. Having completed thousands of engagements across nearly every industry, including many action sports and active lifestyle companies, our trusted experts produce responsive and insightful solutions to even the most complex valuation issues.
The VerifiR® system’s cutting-edge technologies enable manufacturers to embed a unique identifier within each product. Products can be scanned by consumers with a swipe of a smartphone. Once verified as authentic, the consumer is able to interact with the product.
Jurgen Schmerler, CEO
Victorise software is for computer, mobile, and wearables. Our algorithms transform raw data from GPS, sensors, and devices, into user friendly notifications.
VULCAM sw platform reveals the invisible. VULCAM shows the unseen in movements, with multi-angle time-sync video. Smartphone cams at desired viewpoints wirelessly transmit the video in seconds for iPad viewing. VULCAM is unique for athletic performance and rehab optimization, and injury prevention.
WearBands is a groundbreaking advancement in functional resistance training for sports, fitness and physical therapy. Resistance bands that you wear and in them can perform any movement at any speed anywhere and get more results from any workout or fitness activity.
Wells Fargo Capital Finance
Wells Fargo Capital Finance As a leader in the factoring industry, the Trade Capital team at Wells Fargo Capital Finance has the depth of experience and the breadth of financing programs to help manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers in the U.S. and beyond with the flexible financing they need.
Kevin Sullivan, Capital Finance
XTERRA Wetsuits strives to make your swim faster and more comfortable, and to offer you the highest performing triathlon wetsuit at the best value. We confidently stand by our claim of making the world’s fastest wetsuit, and our sponsored athletes have the records to back it up: An XTERRA Wetsuit, worn by one of the world’s elite triathletes, holds the world record for fastest swim while wearing a wetsuit.
We focus our work in three key areas, because nurturing the potential of kids, helping people live healthier, and supporting our neighbors are fundamental to strengthening communities.
Baron Herdelin-Doherty, CEO
ZOIC is Mountain.Bike.Life. We created the category of mountain bike clothing over 20 years ago. Our unique blend of performance, comfort, style and versatility inspires a passionate community of mountain bikers who embrace the outdoors. ZOIC is Greek for life; we make clothing for active living.