TripShock and the Awkward Watersports Guys Podcast present the Watersport Forum

TripShock and the Awkward Watersports Guys Podcast present the Watersport Forum

TripShock and the Awkward Watersports Guys Podcast present the Watersport Forum

TripShock will be hosting a very special watersport-focused forum in collaboration with the Awkward Watersports Guys podcast. This event will bring together some of the brightest minds and most experienced operators in the watersports and boating industry.


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    What is the Watersports Forum?


    The Watersports Forum is a meetup event specifically catered to the watersports and boating industry. The Watersports Forum will begin on October 17th with an 8pm kick off party, then formally launch October 18th at 9am with an opening session presented by Douglas Quinby, CEO of Arival.

    The day will be continue with speakers and roundtable discussions highlighting new tech, online marketing, operational strategies, and more. With lots of industry-leading professionals behind the mic, and an audience packed full of watersport professionals, there is sure to be lots to gain from participation in this year’s forum!


    Who Should Attend?




    Whether you are looking to set up a new tour, add new equipment, maximize your Online Travel Agency relationships, or are interested in rebranding your travel business, this is where you want to be. You must be a member of the watersport and boating industry to participate in the event.


    Schedule & Speakers


    The event will cover a range of pressing topics in the watersport and boating world including…

    • Internet marketing
    • Regulations
    • Booking/pricing
    • Operations
    • And much more!


    Attendees can expect to learn a great deal about new opportunities and trends in the industry, and have a chance to meet and mingle with some of the most successful tour operators in the world. Special guests & speakers include…

    • Greg Fisher – CEO, TripShock!
    • Douglas Quinby – CEO, Arival
    • Justin Buzzi – Owner/Operator, Get Up And Go Kayaking
    • Rachel Dickey – Vice President, TripShock!
    • Marica Mackenroth Brewster – CEO, Von Mack Agency


    The Watersport Forum event schedule includes fun events like industry parties, cocktail reception, and plenty of chances to network, as well as in-depth presentations and roundtable discussions covering the hottest topics in travel and watersports.

    View the Full 2021 Watersport Forum Schedule Online


    How to Sign Up



    The event is taking place at the Rosen Shingle Creek Inn, and special event rates are available. We can’t wait to see you there! 

    DISCLAIMER: If you’re looking for details on the Watersports Conference 2022, please refer to the watersports event 2022 announcement.

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