Surf Summit Is Back

Surf Summit’s coming back. And it’s taking place straight after #WebSummit 2015. [Insert Tech-Surf pun here]! We’re delighted to announce Sligo as the host town. Let’s take a look at last year.

Last November, more than 200 investors, start-ups and entrepreneurs made their way to the Surf Summit in Westport, Co Mayo – the Adventure Capital of Ireland


Big wave surfer Andrew Cotton, attempting to break the world record for the largest wave ever ridden, and pro-surfer Anastasia Ashley both spoke. Other attendees included Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, Jimmy Gopperth and Jonny Miller of Tribe, John Huikku of Brown Bag Films, Chris Kelly and Richard Welsh of Big Balls Media, Brendan O’Driscoll, Aidan Sliney and Craig Watson of Soundwave. 


Attendees took to the waves of Achill for surfing and kitesurfing, before other awesome things like zorbing, ziplining and archery tag. 

Fancy coming surfing with international tech CEO’s, investors, media and more? We’ll see you at Surf Summit ’15. Tickets on sale now for Web Summit. Stay tuned for more news about tickets for Surf Summit.



Related Articles

Web Summit to ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell LIVE onstage in Dublin We're incredibly excited to announce that  the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be rung live onstage at the RDS during the Web S...
Irish Government announces €175 million seed fund for Ireland The Irish Government has just announced a €175 million seed fund for Ireland. Much of the money will be given to existin...
The Bubble in Tech, The Statistics & The Need For Questions in Ireland This article was originally published in the print edition of the Sunday Business Post, June 2, 2013. Please find additi...