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    ISPO Group without Markus Hefter


    After working for Messe München for 18 years, Markus Hefter , exhibition director for the ISPO Munich and OutDoor by ISPO trade shows, has left the company, apparently to pursue a new opportunity with a yet unnamed company later in September. Source: ...

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    ​Update: Ortovox Diract Voice avy transceiver wins Product of the Year and Public Choice at ISPO


    Source: Ortovox Diract Voice Ortovox heralds a new era in avalanche emergency equipment with the Diract Voice avalanche transceiver – and manages to score the „ Product of the Year “ award by ISPO Munich in the Snowsports category. The new device ...

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    Mammut introduces the world’s first climbing tracker


    Source: Mammut Climbax Mammut has developed what it claims is the world’s first climbing tracker. The hardware of the Climbax , presented at this year’s ISPO Munich Online , resembles a pair of watches. Climbers put on one watch per wrist, sync them together ...

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    Scandinavian Outdoor Overall Award 21/22 goes to Bergans of Norway


    A total of six products were honored on Feb. 1 with the Scandinavian Outdoor Award ( SOA ) for the autumn/winter 2021/22 season. The overall winner is a fully circular anorak with a fully circular business model by Bergans of Norway . Last year, Bergans and Spinnova already ...

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    Ispo Brandnew winners announced


    Source: Messe München ISPO Brandnew 2021 Ispo Brandnew , purportedly the world’s largest start-up competition for the sporting goods industry started by Messe München 20 years ago, will as usual form part of the next – entirely virtual – Ispo Munich trade show, ...

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    Ispo Munich Online to focus on digitization, health, sustainability


    As reported earlier , Messe München has announced that Ispo Munich 2021 , originally scheduled for Jan. 31 - Feb. 03, will be held entirely digital from Feb. 1 - 5 due to the current developments of the Covid-19 pandemic. Ispo Munich Online , the new all-digital format, ...

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    Breaking News: Ispo Munich 2021 will be digital only


    Messe München has announced today that Ispo Munich 2021 , originally scheduled for Jan. 31 - Feb. 03, will be held entirely digital from Feb. 1 - 5. “As a digital edition,“ the website says, “ Ispo Munich Online offers the proven advantages of the trade ...

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    The winners of the French Outdoor Award 2020


    Since 2017, Outdoor Sports Valley ( OSV ) has been presenting the French Outdoor Award in summer and winter to promote innovative French products and services in the outdoor sports sector. Usually, the winners are announced during OutDoor by Ispo in summer and Ispo Munich in ...

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    Ispo Munich will be hybrid


    Messe München has announced that its next Ispo Munich show will be a hybrid event – on-site and digital. It will be smaller and more digital in physical terms, but it will be intended to reach a more international audience through the internet. We understand that the ...

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    Ispo Awards open for submissions from Sept 28


    The 10th annual Ispo Awards will be receiving product submissions from Sept. 28 to Dec. 4. All companies in the sports industry, even non-exhibitors at the forthcoming Ispo Munich , may submit. Those who do so by Nov. 6 will enjoy an early-bird discounted rate: €125 for exhibitors, €325 ...

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    Germany to admit foreign participants in trade shows


    Foreign visitors are expected to be able to attend the next Ispo Munich show, scheduled for Jan. 31 to Feb. 3.The government of Germany has decided to grant entry into its territory – even from outside the EU, the Schengen area or Germany’s list of approved countries – to ...

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    ​Ispo Munich: New hybrid concept for 2021

    2020-09-10T13:56:00Z published an interview with exhibition director Markus Hefter giving insights into the next Ispo Munich , which will open its doors from Sunday, Jan. 31, to Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. In the interview, Hefter explains the newly developed hybrid concept of physical and digital participation opportunities. ...

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    ISPO Brandnew 2021 application has started


    ISPO Brandnew , the largest platform for sporting goods start-ups, is entering the next round and has just opened its application platform at . The competition was launched 20 years ago and has since produced some high-profile winners, including GoPro , Naish Kites , Maloja , Nixon , ...

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    Ispo Munich 2021 dates changed to avoid overlap with OR


    To avoid overlapping with the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in the U.S. (Jan. 27- 29), Messe München has postponed the next Ispo Munich to Jan 31 to Feb 3, 2021. Originally, the event was scheduled to run from Jan. 28-31. The new dates will bring the show ...

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    The North Face is exploring new territories


    The North Face is reserving some interesting new surprises in its footwear range for the spring/summer 2021 season, to be presented at the OutDoor by Ispo show in Munich later this year. At the last Ispo show in Munich, the brand created a sensation with its highly ...

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    Eoca with new members, successful Ispo Munich


    The European Outdoor Conservation Association ( Eoca ) has announced that fundraising at Ispo Munich in January came to more than double the amount received last year at the same show. Donations from 44 of its members and events held on members’ own stands brought the total ...

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    New graphene yarn from Tecnofilati


    Tecnofilati , the Italian yarn developer, has introduced a new range of graphene-containing yarns called Resistex . Thanks to the graphene, the yarns are said to offer high thermal and electrical conductivity, as well as greater abrasion-resistance and durability than polyamide or polyester. Resistex yarns are expected to offer sports ...

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    Ispo Group announces improvements for OutDoor by Ispo 2020


    The OutDoor by Ispo 2020 show, on June 28 to July 1 in Munich, will present some new features. According to an interview on with Markus Hefter , exhibition group director of OutDoor by Ispo and Ispo Munich , the organizers surveyed some of the 22,000 visitors ...

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    Ispo Awards praise sustainability, get new team


    (SGI) As usual, an independent jury has selected the winners of the Ispo Awards for this year’s Ispo Munich . The most innovative products in outdoor, as well as in snow sports, running, fitness team sports and sustainability, were chosen from a large number of high-quality entries. ...

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    Musto signs long-term partnership with Land Rover


    (SGI) Musto , the British brand of nautical and outdoor apparel, announced a five-year worldwide licensing deal with Land Rover at this year’s Ispo Munich , extending a previous deal that produced Above and Beyond , a 24-piece apparel collection launched with the new Land Rover Defender at the Frankfurt ...