First and foremost, board builders who join SIMA have the opportunity to let their voice be heard. SIMA Board Builder membership serves as a platform for board builder specific concerns to be heard, acknowledged, and acted upon by like-minded peer advocates.  SIMA and the Board Builder Committee are dedicated to developing creative solutions to problems specific to the board builder community.  Your membership provides you the opportunity to be connected to the pulse of the industry, to grow your business and connect with other board builders, brands, and non-endemic partners looking to move the industry forward.  Your membership dues are skin in the game for you to have your input on how we grow together, as we are stronger together than as individuals.
Below are current and upcoming opportunities specifically designed to meet the needs of board builders:
– Board Builder specific business development workshops
– Surf Industry specific research
– Collaborative opportunities with soft good brands and non-endemic partners
– Member highlights/profiles 
– Conversations and networking with surf retailers 
– Eco/sustainable initiatives
– Updates and discussions on wave park innovation 
– Join at a discounted rate compared to your soft-goods and accessories brand counterparts