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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.
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
Advntur connects athletes away from home with locals to share the sport they love. Hosts earn money playing their sport and connect with fellow athletes to share a unique experience. Share equipment. Share the journey. Share adventures.
Matt Doran, CEO
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
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.
Athelytix brings analytics to all levels of athletic training. Our first product for baseball/softball, ‘The Grid’, synchronizes real-time video with precision laser measurement to give customized hitting or pitching feedback. Our patent pending technology can be used in other object based sports.
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.
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
BLDGACTIVE™ was built on a simple vision to provide athletes access to advanced medical products that allow for a quicker, healthier recovery. We are focused on bringing cutting-edge medical technologies to the sports we love by sourcing products that are superior to current over-the-counter solutions–both in effectiveness and environmental impact.
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.
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.
A new form of incubation and 4PL services allowing companies to offload costly fulfillment functions such as receiving, assembling, warehousing, pick/pack/ship, returns and customer service as well as consider other services such as business consulting, go-to-market, marketing, co-working space and business development.
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..
Cirque-It® 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!
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
Clickit Golf California is an online marketplace for golfers to find local golf specials. We help golf courses sell tee-times during their low demand times. We help golfers find great deals (up to 70% off) on golf. Our first market was San Diego. We plan to expand to all markets in California.
Cam Stephens, President
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.
Compete Consulting Group helps companies reduce their shipping costs with FedEx, UPS and DHL. As former FedEx, UPS, and DHL Pricing Analysts and Account Executives, we provide an insider perspective into the carrier pricing models and strategies to ensure our clients receive the most competitive pricing available in the marketplace. Our clients do not have to change carriers and we are only compensated a percentage of the savings.
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 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
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.
The SpeedMaker is designed to elicit Post Activation Potentiation (PAP). PAP is the enhancement of muscle fiber recruitment following a high force activity. Immediately after training or performing a warm-up with the SpeedMaker, an athlete will perform at a higher level when running without it.
Benga Adeeko, Cofounder
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.
EPIC Series is the first ever functional fitness obstacle course, and it’s followed up by an awesome post party with gear tents, live music, and lots of food where all of our EPIC athletes can bond over their mutual achievement. We’ve crafted a course that will push people to their limits.
Tim Fitzpatrick, Founder & CEO
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
Top global communications firm that specializes in public relations, public affairs, marketing, paid media, and transmedia and social content.
Emilie Cotter, Senior Vice President and Partner
FunLy Events provides amazing travel experiences to the best events in the world. From Summer Games, to Soccer World Cup and unique Festivals such as Pamplona, Oktoberfest, Palio in Siena, SXSW and Burning Man. We are assisting custom requests.
Adam Dailey, Co-Founder
Gemini Finance Corp. provides investment capital to U.S. based small and mid-sized companies to help fuel growth. In addition, our extensive and diverse financial, operational, sales, and logistics expertise creates a value-added resource to our clients not found with traditional lending.
Genuine Products Group is a Brand Development, Marketing, E-Commerce and Third Party Logistics company. We help entrepreneurs and growing brands utilize our enterprise level resources while maintaining the fun, small company footprint that every brand starts out with.
High Performance Movement 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
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
HYLETE is changing the way performance apparel is purchased. Premium performance apparel is expensive, and with training often taking place 4 to 5 times a week, quality, variety, and value are key. You won't find HYLETE in traditional retail stores. By removing the resellers mark-up, the savings are then passed on to you.
Garrett Potter, CFO
We create digital marketing content, specifically video/photography for sports and active lifestyle brands. “Video production” doesn’t quite sum it up. That oversimplifies all that goes into the projects we develop. We’re that partner brands collaborate with when their goal is to educate, inspire, and engage their audience. And do it in a way that creates distinction.
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
Insperity makes business owners' lives easier by taking HR and administrative burdens off their plates. We're dedicated to helping businesses succeed by taking care of the things that could be distracting you from the bigger picture. We do this by helping you control expenses, minimize risk exposure and maximize your opportunities for revenue generation.
IPPOS is an innovative designer, manufacturer and seller of premium quality MADE IN THE USA sport and lifestyle bags. The IPPOS collection is designed as a multi-functional organization system to keep all your gear clean, neat, and right where you need it.
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
Knits R Us strives to design, produce, and distribute the most unique sports inspired apparel. We create products that turn boring outfits into an unforgettable experience. Our products can be found at www.jerseysweater.me, boutiques, ski resorts, casinos and gift stores throughout the country.
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.
LALO’s develops and markets technologically advanced footwear designed and developed in conjunction with the US Special Forces Operators, specifically the US Navy SEALs. LALO manufactures Tactical boots, Cross Training shoes, Cross Fit shoes and other technical footwear.
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
At Medicus Kick X we know performance. For over 25 years, Medicus products have been helping people improve their golf game. Working with coaches and teachers, our products and R&D expertise based on the true science of the golf swing, has made us #1 in golf training. The Kick X equipment complements and enhances what you’ve learned with Medicus. Medicus Kick X gives everyone at any level a complete performance solution. Do you KICK X?
Merrill Marketing/Communications (MMC) is a full-service, boutique marketing public relations firm specializing in branding, marketing and communications consulting to established and emerging companies and professional organizations. MMC provides specialized services in media relations, strategic communications, social media relations, word of mouth marketing, national and international public relations, branding, advertising, graphic design and product marketing communications..
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
Osiris has been one of the leading action sports footwear brands worldwide for over 15 years. Osiris is renowned for its lifestyle take on skateboarding shoes. Always original and often imitated, Osiris has been driving trends in lifestyle footwear since 1996. Located in Carlsbad, Ca, Osiris is proud to represent San Diego and its skateboarding culture.
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.
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.
We’ve logged countless hours navigating the stormy and ever-changing waters of online marketplaces, such as Amazon, Best Buy, eBay, Sears, and Alibaba. We have tactics. We have maps. Most of all, we have a proactive, diligent, and dogged nature that will not give up until your brand is on top.
Danny DeMichele, Chairman
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.
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
Prescribed for the functional athlete, Rx Smart Gear maker of the Rx Jump Rope, pioneered the first totally custom jump rope made to fit the athlete and ready to use right out of the box with no assembly required and no parts to lose. Rx offers the most diverse training options with 6 cable weights.
SkateXS provides high quality correctly sized skateboards and skateboarding resources just for kids age 5-12. By building skateboards that are both smaller AND high quality, SkateXS provides safety and performance benefits for young skaters.
SKLZ is the innovator in athletic training, and is the premier developer and marketer of athletic performance and skill development training products for athletes of all ages. The flagship brand of Pro Performance Sports, SKLZ delivers broad lines of training products across a variety of sports.
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. The Slyde handboard line ships everywhere, including 30 countries to date and counting.
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
Sullen is an Art-Driven lifestyle apparel brand that integrates like-minded sub-cultures within one platform. We represent a community of culturally aware individuals inspired by a diverse range of interests, each of which is represented through Sullen’s underground movement.
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 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.
Founded in 2010, Topical Gear has redefined the care of youth female athletes. Our Orthopedic Sports Medicine staff used published research to develop T:25 technology to enhance functional movement protecting ligaments of the ankle, knee or structures of the shoulder. We don’t brace, we train muscles.
Tower is a manufacturer-direct beach lifestyle brand. Tower was named the “Fastest Growing Company in San Diego” by the San Diego Business Journal, was invested in by Mark Cuban on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” was named one of the show’s “Top 10 Success Stories” by Entrepreneur Magazine, and was featured by People Magazine as one of “Shark Tank’s Biggest Winners”. Tower was founded by Stephan Aarstol, a local University of San Diego MBA alumni. To learn more visit their SUP brand at TowerPaddleBoards.com or their beach lifestyle magazine at Tower.Life
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 System 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
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.
VAVi Sport & Social Club started with just 30 people playing beach volleyball in Pacific Beach in 2003 and now is the largest sport and social club on the west coast with over 55,000 members. VAVi’s brings together 21-40 year old active professionals through adult sports leagues, social events, races and volunteer opportunities.
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
Voit Real Estate Services
Voit Real Estate Services is a regional, broker-owned firm that is in the business of helping commercial space users and investors develop and execute a customized real estate strategy. At Voit, our clients come first.
Ricky James, Associate
VULCAM by Vulcan Vision is a sports coaching solution that provides 360 video from the outside in. Captured by mobile devices, VULCAM’s wirelessly transferred and time-synced 360 video is available for slow motion viewing on your tablet in just a matter of seconds. See the unseen with VULCAM.tv
Wax Research Inc
As a leader in the global sport wax and accessory market, Wax Research, Inc. unwinds traditional logic as witnessed in the performance of their trailblazing brands. The company was founded in 1971 Encinitas, California and is recognized by the international sports community as one of the original surf accessory companies. Every handcrafted bar of high quality wax is poured and processed in our California factory.
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
Lean forward to go. Lean back to stop. Thats how you ride the ZBoard - the world's first and only weight-sensing electric skateboard. With a top speed of 20mph and a range of 20 miles per charge the ZBoard is a fast, easy, convenient, and most importantly FUN way to get around.
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.