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  • OR-Summer

    Consumers seek solace outdoors: Key trends and insights from OR Summer 2024


    Discover how the outdoor industry is evolving with trends from Outdoor Retailer Summer 2024. From casual outdoor fun to fashion-forward gear and sustainable practices, learn how consumers find solace and cope with modern life outdoors.

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    Tenth speaker confirmed for tenth European Outdoor Summit


    The organizers of the upcoming European Outdoor Summit (EOS 2024) have released new details of speakers appearing at the event. EOS will celebrate its tenth anniversary this year. It will deliver a program exploring key issues for the sector, with contributions from both within the trade and the wider business ...

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    Nalgene and Reverb continue to reduce trash at US music festivals


    Nalgene Outdoor is launching its tenth year of the #RockNRefill campaign, which was launched in 2013 with US non-profit organization Reverb to reduce single-use plastic at live music events.

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    Columbia expands Hike Society to continental Europe


    Columbia has announced the launch of its hiking program, the Columbia Hike Society, in Europe. The Hike Society is Columbia’s flagship initiative to foster a vibrant hiking community. The program was launched in the UK in 2022, where Columbia developed a series of free hikes led by collectives and content ...

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    OIA and Outdoor Retailer end exclusive partnership


    The US Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) and the Outdoor Retailer (OR) trade show have agreed to end their exclusive partnership. Until the OR Winter Show 2024 (Nov. 6-8, 2024), OIA members will continue to receive a 10 percent discount on exhibitor booth fees. Sean Smith, Outdoor Retailer Show Director, said, ...

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    2025 and beyond: A new direction for OutDoor by ISPO?


    Due to the ongoing discussions about OutDoor by ISPO and the very ambivalent opinions about the last edition earlier this June, the European Outdoor Group (EOG) and Messe München (MMG) have started the consultation process on the first proposals for fundamental changes to the trade show. A first taste of ...

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    Outdoor Retailer Summer in the books


    Outdoor Retailer (OR) kicked off summer last week at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, along with the Outdoor Design + Innovation Sourcing Show, which made its debut this year. OR introduced several new features, including the all-new Hosted Buyer Program, limited booth sizes (max. 185 ...

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    Recap: OTS 2024 Sustainability Breakfast


    The British Outdoor Trade Show summer event has copied the principle of the European Outdoor Group’s (EOG) gathering on the second morning of the show to get interested people in the same room to focus on a subject. Whereas OutDoor by ISPO has migrated to the whole reach of the ...

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    Trade show recap: OTS finds a long-term home in Liverpool


    Last week, outdoor brands, retailers, not-for-profit organizations, and journalists headed to Liverpool for the 2024 edition of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS), which, after changing venues multiple times over the last decade, seems to have firmly made the Liverpool Exhibition Centre its home. Held over three days across one 8,100-sqm ...

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    More than a trade show: Pitti premieres BECYCLE before start of the Tour de France


    On the occasion of the historic start of the Tour de France in Florence, Italy, Pitti Immagine, an organizer of international cultural and trend events, is launching a new event focusing on the cycling industry, culture and lifestyle. BECYCLE, which will take place from June 26-28 at the historic Leopolda ...

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    OutDoor by ISPO 2024 – what’s next?


    In this recap/opinion piece on OutDoor by ISPO, OIC editor-in-chief Wolfgang Greiner tries to get to the bottom of the question of how the future of trade shows could look and whether everything is as bad as often portrayed.

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    News briefs

    2024 ORBDays a success


    The 10th edition of the Outdoor & Running Business Days (ORBDays) was held in Italy’s Riva del Garda on May 26-27 this year, earlier than its usual summer dates, and was a success, according to the organizers. The B2B event attracted 4,000 people overall, including exhibitors, retailers, media and other ...

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    Eurobike Festival Days for consumers in Frankfurt on July 6-7


    Frankfurt is once again all about bicycles at the third consecutive Eurobike in the city. With 1,900 exhibitors in four halls on eight levels, 150,000 square meters of total space, an even longer test track with a gigantic range of tests, huge demo and hands-on areas, show stages and a ...

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    EOCA: Conservation fundraiser returns to OutDoor by ISPO


    The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is gearing up to present its work and successes at OutDoor by ISPO in Munich (June 3-5). The association is looking to raise further money for its vital conservation work through a fundraiser on its stand, alongside its involvement in several meetings and presentations ...

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    Pitti Uomo will host outdoor brands


    At the summer edition of Pitti Uomo, the biannual men’s fashion show held since 1972, which will next take place from June 11 to 14 at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence, the “I Go Out” section will be dedicated to the passion for open spaces and outdoor sports. Pitti ...

  • Join us at OutDoor by ISPO 2024

    Join us at OutDoor by ISPO 2024


    Join us at OutDoor by ISPO. Stop at our booth for a chat and listen to our consumer trends panel talk.

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    ​OTS venue commits to net zero by 2030


    Exhibition Centre Liverpool, the venue for the UK trade show OTS since 2021 and recently confirmed as a future venue until at least 2027, has committed to becoming a net zero venue by 2030. This puts Exhibition Centre Liverpool twenty years ahead of the events industry’s 2050 target and reflects ...

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    Dates for Slide & OTS Winter 2025, ski test in France


    Following a of exhibitors and visitors who took part in Slide & OTS Winter 2024, the dates for the 2025 trade show have now been set for Jan. 7-9, 2025. The early January date suited the majority of respondents, the survey found out, and there was a strong preference ...

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    OutDoor by ISPO 2024 with a more diverse range of exhibitors and products

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    Explore OutDoor by ISPO with Lena Haushofer. Discover larger spaces and diverse exhibitors at Messe München redefining industry meet-ups.

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    Sympatex presents new Sherpa laminate at Techtextil


    At Techtextil Frankfurt, April 23–26, 2024, Sympatex will present Sherpa, a new laminate concept that combines the advantages of the classic quilted jacket with those of a membrane jacket. Source: Sympatex The Sympatex Sherpa Modular Parka consists of the new Sherpa laminate, designed with respect to ecodesign ...