We are proud to announce #sanbahsurf took out two awards at the 2017 Surf and Boardsports Industry Association awards last night held in Sydney. We won the coveted "2017 Australian Core Board Store" award and are also the "2017 Breakout Retailer of the Year". We came runner up as the "NSW Retailer of the Year". We are stoked with this recognition from the Australian Surf Industry and would like to thank our customers, the brands, and the community for their continued support!
See the below exert of the SBIA press release.
A surfboard traction pad made from algae, the creators of the world’s first neoprene-free wetsuit an 11-time World Champion and a core surf / skate store from Newcastle were among the winners announced at the Australian Surf Industry Awards today.
The Australian Surf and Boardsports Industry Association’s annual awards, which celebrate the high achievers of Australia’s multi-million dollar surf industry, attracted 200 retailers and brand representatives from across the country to the Crowne Plaza in Coogee, Sydney.
Thirty-one awards were up for grabs – ranging from state and national retail categories, to products and account managers – and a host of surfing legends, including former World Champions Mark Occhilupo, Tom Carroll and Joel Parkinson, helped present the trophies.
Saltwater Wine | Stormriders won National Retailer of the Year for the third year running, while also taking out NSW Retailer of the Year. Sanbah (Merewether, NSW) won a new award for 2017, Breakout Retail of the Year, and also picked up the highly sought-after Coreboard Store of the Year. Rounding out the Retail Awards were Beaches Apparel (SA), BeachBeat (QLD), Strapper Surf | Blunt Skateboarding in (VIC/TAS) and Hillzeez (WA).