IASC and BRA did a great job putting on the annual skateboard industry conference this week at the Doubletree in Orange, CA. The attendance was good, the subjects all worthy of attention, and the beer sponsor much better than last year. Credit also has to go to Steve Van Doren and Vans for providing some food, some goodies, and use of their skate park which, happily, was within walking distance of the hotel.
There was also a floor show Tuesday night at the hotel (technically, it was Wednesday morning). I’m told it involved some conference participants, four cop cars, and a red bowling ball that was prominently displayed the next day in the conference room. My only real complaint about the conference is that if there’s going to be entertainment, could you try and schedule it before I go to sleep?