March 8, 2013 – Daytona Beach, Florida. Despite its production weeks before the customary date, the Spring Break Nationals rocked the house with yet another strong showing of support from dealers, distributors, competitors and spectators. “I presume that there was trepidation regarding the date change” said SBN founder Paul Papadeas, “perhaps that’s why a few brands were absent from the show floor. After 38 years in Car Audio and 27 years of producing this consumer and trade show event, it has become very clear to me how to escalate the importance of SBN to the industry; I’ll have more to speak about that subject in the next few months”.
Scosche Industries, SBN Gigawatt sponsor for two years running, were joined by leading industry brands that have long discovered the marketing benefits of SBN. Several new exhibitors joined SBN this year. They include aftermarket wheel companies Lenso and RNR (Rent ‘n Roll) Skar Audio, Mobileye, Xtreme Camera Company (Fujita Japan) and Bluetooth Keyless all new to the venue. Along with these inaugural participants, newcomers LOUDFORCE (from Mexico) launched