Women in Board & Action Sports announces its 6th annual conference in Biarritz


From the Alps to the Atlantic, Women in Board & Action Sports gets ready for the 6th annual conference in beautiful Biarritz, France, from September 29th until October 2nd 2014.

The WIB’s new location will make it more accessible to more women, and with Biarritz being the hub of the boardsports industry it has become the perfect venue for this event.

Women in Board & Action Sports goal is to bring together inspirational speakers to give their inside in different subjects about the boardsports business and life, as well as creating a perfect networking opportunity for all the women involved or interested in working in this industry.

This year´s theme will be about the power of female connection and surfing is going to be a big part of the workshops, taking advantage of the privileged location we will be in. Also, for those women interested in the Quiksilver Pro or the Eurosima, our program includes attending to some of both events.

This year’s speakers line up will include Iker Aguirre, a motivational speaker, company coach from Spain and France with over 20 years of experience in the boardsports business. Cori Schumacher, from California, is a Longboard Surfer World Champion, a true leader and a visionary, she is the Inspire Initiative Founder and women activist. Joebaby Noonan from the Bahamas, is a dolphin whisperer, shaman and a business consultant, he is the perfect person to tell us what ‘female connection’ really means. Maritxu Darrigrand from France is the Roxy Founder, and one of the women who has contributed the most to female surfing growth and surfing lifestyle over many years. Antoine Haincourt is a Brand Strategist from France, he will guide us through the DO’s and DON’Ts of creating a successful company and personality. Valeria Kechichian from Spain is the Longboard Girls Crew Founder and a driven individual who has introduced thousands of people to the experience of skateboarding and longboarding!

The conference will take place at the seminar hotel Domaine de Bassilour in Bidart, just 3 kms from Biarritz. You can now sign up for your conference pass on www.womeninboardsports.com . For those ladies who want to book their accommodation at the same place, will be asked to this separately and asap. Please follow the instructions on the website.

You can find the program, the travel and accommodation information and further details about the speakers, workshops and activities on www.womeninboardsports.com and please follow us on Facebook to be up to date of the latest news of this years conference and women in the Board & Action Sports industry in general.