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ASB MAGAZINE: The count down is on to the Surf & Boardsports Industry night-of-nights!   Are you a finalist?  Don’t forget to secure your ticket to our Gala Event, by clicking the link below.

 

SALES AND CUSTOMER SERVICE OFFICE OF THE YEAR:
Billabong National Customer Service – Burleigh Heads, QLD
Boardriders Customer Service – Torquay, VIC
Rip Curl Customer Service Office –  Torquay, VIC
Rusty Customer Service Office – Osborne Park, WA
Volcom Australia Head Office – Balgowlah, NSW

ACCOUNT MANAGERS OF THE YEAR:

NSW:
Bruce Turner (Carv’n Co): Billabong
Greg Hop Masters: Ocean & Earth
Jodie Watson: Rip Curl
Lara Millar: Roxy
Nathan Marsh: Creatures of Leisure / Otis
VIC:
Ben Griffiths: Rip Curl
Daniel Jenkin: Rip Curl
Joel Reid (Easey Street): Volcom
Josh Grimshaw: Quiksilver
Lahnee Firth: Roxy
QLD: 
Bryan Balthazaar: Quiksilver
Jasmine Muller: Billabong
Jess Hitchcock: Roxy
Sean Finlay: Rip Curl
Shaye Newman: Billabong
SA/NT:
Bruce Howarth: Airial Agencies (Dragon Alliance/Nike SB Vision)
Paul Bock (Bock Agency): Havaianas
Prue Staude: (Roxy/Quiksilver)
Ryan Anderson (Instant Agencies): Creatures of Leisure / Otis
Travis Ochota: Rip Curl
Will Mills (Will Mills Agency):  (Hurley / Electric)
WA: 
Andrew Forrest: Rusty
Britt Houghton: Roxy
James Graham: Billabong
Kerry Whitford: Rip Curl
Marty Farrow: Quiksilver

BOARDSHORT OF THE YEAR:

Billabong : Sundays Airlite
Quiksilver: Men’s Highline New Wave Boardshort
Rip Curl: Mirage Conner Surge Boardshort
Vissla: Upcycled Coconut Stretch Boardshorts

 

WETSUIT OF THE YEAR:
Billabong: Billabong Furnace Carbon Ultra
O’Neill: Men’s Psycho 1
Quiksilver: Quiksilver Highline Plus
Rip Curl: Flashbomb Chest Zip
Vissla: 7 Seas Wetsuit

SURFBOARD OF THE YEAR:

Firewire: Go Fish
JS: Monsta Box
Pyzel Surfboards: Pyzel Ghost
Slater Designs: Gamma
Tomo: SKX

 

SURFING ACCESSORY OF THE YEAR:
Creatures Of Leisure: Shortboard Triple Cover
FCS: Freedom Leash
Mrs Palmers: Mrs Palmers Softboard Wax
Ocean & Earth: One Piece Leash Technology One XT
Rip Curl: F-Light Posse Backpack
SUNGLASS STYLE OF THE YEAR:
Carve: Volley
Dragon: Monarch
Electric: The Anderson
Oakley: Oakley Holbrook
Otis Eyewear: After Dark

FOOTWEAR BRAND OF THE YEAR:

DC
Havaianas
Kustom
Reef
Rusty
SWIMWEAR BRAND OF THE YEAR:
Billabong
O’Neill
Rip Curl
Roxy

LADIES BRAND OF THE YEAR:

Billabong
Rip Curl
Roxy
Rusty
Volcom
MENS BRAND OF THE YEAR:
Billabong
Quiksilver
Rip Curl
RVCA
Vissla
BREAKOUT BRAND OF THE YEAR:
Afends
Creatures of Leisure
Patagonia
Reef
CORE BOARD STORE OF THE YEAR:
Kirra Surf
Quiksilver (Boardriders): Coolangatta
Sanbah Surf Shop
Slimes Board Store
Surf Culture Bondi

Finalists of Judged Categories listed below in alphabetical order:

Ladies Marketing Campaign of the Year
Billabong | A Bikini Kinda Life
Patagonia | Fair Trade Surf
Rip Curl | My Bikini 
Roxy | Make Waves, Move Mountains
Volcom | Volcom For Everybody
 
Men’s Marketing Campaign of the Year
Billabong | Life’s Better in Boardshorts
Creature of Leisure | Creatures Country
Dragon | The BaileCampaign
Quiksilver | Generations of Quiksilver
Rip Curl | #Cheersmick
 
Retail Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year
The Central Surf Style Surf Gifts
Coopers Surf
Sanbah

Product Innovation
Boomerangz Footwear | Boomerangz Interchangeable Thongs
FCS | FCS Freedom Leash
OTIS | OTIS Lit Lens
Quiksilver | Highline Airlift Vest 
SurfEars | SurfEars Juniors
 
Environment Award
Afends
Patagonia
Quiksilver
Rip Curl
Slater Designs 
Vissla
Volcom

Shop Fit Out of the Year 
Dessa
Rip Curl
Stormriders
 
Australian Breakout Retailer of the Year 
Coopers Surf
Jungle Surf
Sanbah
Strapper Surf
Surf Esteem
 
Australian Retailer of the Year – Single Door
The Central Surf Style Gifts
Corner Surf Shop 
Saltbush Surf
Sanbah
Southern Man
 
Australian Retailer of the Year – Multi Door 
Aquatique
Coopers Surf
Strapper Surf