Congratulations to the 2017 Finalists 

NSW Retailer of the Year      Men’s Marketing Campaign of the Year Award
Aquatique Billabong: Life’s Better In Boardshorts
Coopers Surf Australia Patagonia: 100% For The Planet
Saltwater Wine | Stormriders Quiksilver: Mongrel Mike
Sanbah Surf Shop RVCA: Inspired By…
Southern Man Vissla: Creators & Innovators
Dream Steeple Campaign
QLD Retailer of the Year Ladies Marketing Campaign of the Year Award
Beach Beat Amuse Society: Beach Vida Bling
Crave Surf Industries Billabong: A Bikini Kinda Life
Freetime Surf Rip Curl: My Bikini
Suburban Surf Roxy: POP Surf
Tript Port Douglas Volcom: Caught Up In A Good Thing
SA/NT Retailer of the Year Breakout Brand of the Year
Beaches Apparel Afends
Extreme Boardriders Creatures of Leisure
JR’s Surf & Ski Patagonia
JT Surf & Skate Reef
The Surf Shop Slater Designs
VIC/TAS Retailer of the Year Ladies Brand of the Year
Inland Surf Billabong
Passport Surf Rip Curl
People Roxy
Red Herring Surf Rusty
Strapper Surf | Blunt Skateboarding Co Tigerlily
WA Retailer of the Year Mens Brand of the Year
Clear Water Surf Billabong
Destination Surf Quiksilver
Evolution Surf Rip Curl
Hillzeez RVCA
Vidlers Surf Vissla
Core Boardstore Award Environment Award
Aloha Surf, Manly Billabong
Sanbah, Mereweather Firewire
Cooly Surf, Coolangatta Patagonia
Kirra Surf, Kirra Rip Curl
Strapper Surf, Torquay Slater Designs
Quiksilver Boardriders, Coolangatta Volcom
Sales and Customer Service Office of the Year Breakout Retailer of the Year
Creatures of Leisure / Otis Head Office Coopers Surf, NSW
Quiksilver Head Office Extreme Boardriders, SA
Rip Curl Head Office Hillzeez, WA
Rusty Head Office Sanbah, NSW
Volcom Australia Head Office The Board Store, WA
Account Manager of the Year – NSW Product Innovation Award
Dayyan Neve: Surf Hardware International Afends: Hemp Revolution
Jodie Watson: Rip Curl Nixon: “Mission” Smartwatch
Michael Peters: Rip Curl Oakley: Prizm Lens Technology
Nathan Marsh: Creatures of Leisure / Otis Patagonia: Mens Reversible Bivy Down Vest – 100% Recycled Down
Ross Curtin: RC Agencies Slater Designs: Algae Traction Pad
Account Manager of the Year – VIC/TAS Shop Fit out of the Year Award
Lachlan McDonald: Oakley Nixon, Bondi Junction, NSW
Lahnee Firth: Roxy Rip Curl, Torquay, VIC
Lucas Nicol: Billabong Sanbah, Mereweather, NSW
Paul Sunderman: Creatures of Leisure / Otis Strapper Surf, Aireys Inlet, VIC
Rob Cottrell: Lark Agencies The Board Store, Vasse WA.
Account Manager of the Year – QLD Boardshort of the Year
Bryan Balthazaar: Quiksilver Billabong: Tribong Boardshort
Drew Petrohilos: Havaianas O’Neill: Hyperfreak Jordy Boardshort
Jess Hitchcock: Roxy Quiksilver: New Wave Highline Boardshort
Joel McCabe: Inspired Youth Agency Rip Curl: Mirage MF Focus 21 Boardshort
Kent Wright: Afends Vissla: Upcycled Coconut Boardshort
Simon Bonny: Billabong  
Account Manager of the Year – SA/NT Wetsuit of the Year
Paul Bock: Havaianas O’Neill: Psychofreak
Prue Staude: Roxy Patagonia: Mens R1 Yulex Front Zip Full Suit
Ryan Anderson: Instant Agencies Quiksilver: Syncro High Dye Wetsuit
Travis Ochota: Bishop Agencies Rip Curl: Flashbomb Chest Zip Wetsuit
Will Mills: Will Mills Agency Vissla: Vissla 7 Seas Wetsuit
Account Managers of the Year – WA Surfboard of the Year
Ainslie McLean: Roxy Firewire: Greedy Beaver
Brad Fraser: Creatures of Leisure / Otis JS: HYFI Monstabox
Kerry Whitford: Rip Curl Rusty: Smoothie
Marty Farrow: Quiksilver Slater Designs: Sci-Fi
Mike Maxted: Onboard Agencies  
 Surfing Accessory of the Year Sunglass Style of the Year
 Creatures: Triple Shortboard Cover Arnette: Cornerman
 FCS: Essential Series Surfboard Covers Dragon: Monarch
 Futures Fins: Alpha Series Electric: Swingarm
 Rip Curl: F-Light Global Stacka Travel Bag Otis: Youngblood
 Slater Designs: Algae Traction Pad  Oakley: Holbrook
 Footwear Brand of the Year  Swimwear Brand of the Year
 DC  Billabong
 Havaianas  O’Neill
 Kustom  Rip Curl
 Reef  Roxy
 Vans  Tigerlilly


About the SBIA

The Surf & Boardsports Industry Association Inc (SBIA) is a non profit organisation, founded by, and run by Surf & Boardsports Retailers and Industry Brands.  The association serves as the preeminent voice on a grassroots level with manufacturers, suppliers, and other associations.

The SBIA is run by its members, who through the elected Board determines policies and sets strategic goals. The Board is directed and maintains its strength and focus through the input of its members and is the public voice of the Association.

The Association’s vision is to “Support the development of the Surf & Boardsports Industry” and does this through it’s Industry Awards, forums, summits, research and communications.

Thanks to our 2017 Award Sponsors