July 19, 2021
Two of summertime’s biggest tradeshows for paddlesports are just around the corner, The Big Gear Show and Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, with iCAST at the end of July. But after a hard-fought year during the pandemic and a changing tradeshow landscape, is the industry, and are retailers attending? To find...
July 14, 2021
Tanya Miller, president of Secret Weapon Media Agency, will host two workshops on messaging and customer acquisition in the digital marketing track at the 2021 RV Dealers Convention/Expo. The event will take place Nov. 8-12 at Paris Las Vegas. RV-PRO
May 11, 2021
Organizers revealed the health and safety plan for the upcoming event, which will take place from Aug. 10-12 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. In the plan — which will include precautions beyond what has been mandated by government and local authorities — Outdoor Retailer stated it will require...
April 26, 2021
Outerbike announced it will hold two events this year and canceled four others this summer because of a demo bike shortage. Outerbike Moab will take place Oct. 1-3 and Outerbike Bentonville (Arkansas) Oct. 22-24. The previous events — Killington, Vermont (July 23-25), Crested Butte, Colorado (Aug. 13-15), Duluth, Minnesota (Aug....
February 23, 2021
After having to go virtual with multiple events due to COVID-19, Outdoor Retailer will return to an in-person event this summer, two months later than usual. Footwear News
February 22, 2021
Hervé Sedky, the new president and CEO of Emerald Holding, sees “early signs of a comeback” with two shows, including Surf Expo Winter, delivering 365-day customer engagement with digital tools rolled out over the pandemic. SGB Media
February 8, 2021
Surf Expo, the largest and longest running watersports and beach lifestyle marketplace, successfully staged its winter event January 6-8, 2021 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida businesswire
February 1, 2021
Will the industry's warm-season shows run as scheduled this year? SNEWS spoke to leaders of several important events to find out
January 13, 2021
Surf Expo 2021 staged live in Orlando, Florida, on Jan. 6-8, even as Florida, on Jan. 2, reported its largest surge (more than 31,000 new cases and 217 deaths) in Covid-19. According to surfexpo.com, there were 321 registered exhibitors. SNEWS
December 16, 2020
After debuting its first all-digital trade show this summer and making tweaks to the format, Outdoor Retailer is ready to go forward with its second iteration of the online show. A replacement for January's traditional Snow Show, "OR Winter Online" will open to registrants on January 6 and run for...
November 2, 2020
Two weeks ago we highlighted that the SHOT Show— the industry gun and hunting trade show — would hold their annual event in Las Vegas on Jan. 19 to 22, 2021. The organizers were confident they could pull off an in-person event. Last year, more than 58,000 people descended on...
November 2, 2020
You know them for your favorite trade shows that didn't happen this year including Outdoor Retailer, SurfExpo and others. The company reported revenues of $8.5 million in the third quarter ending September 30 compared to revenues of $75.6 million for the third quarter of 2019, a decrease of 88.8 percent....
October 29, 2020
BGS lays out its vision for the summer 2021 event, which includes some significant changes but still has the original goal in tact: be the place where hardgoods-centric retailers can see products, try products, and buy products all in one place. The 2021 event is scheduled for August 3-5. Find...
October 19, 2020
The SHOT Show—the industry-adjacent gun and hunting trade show that reliably attracts crossover brands like Mystery Ranch and CamelBak— will hold their annual event in Las Vegas this January. The show is set to run from Jan. 19 to 22, and organizers are confident they can pull it off safely....
October 15, 2020
What was promoted as an innovative new online event has come to a halt as employees and contractors allegedly missed payments. Read more on Outside.
October 14, 2020
Outdoor Retailer announced that, in light of ongoing challenges presented by the pandemic, the 2021 Snow Show will adapt to a completely virtual format. The original show, scheduled for Jan. 27-29, has been cancelled. Organizers have dubbed its replacement "Outdoor Retailer Winter Online." Exact dates haven't been released, but OR...
October 12, 2020
The Virtual Glamping Show USA is set to open its doors Oct. 13 at 7:30 a.m. MDT, and will run through Oct. 15. Almost 1,500 registered, not including 62 vendors, with attendees from 49 U.S. states (except North Dakota), Puerto Rico, and 44 other countries. Vendors from the U.S., Canada,...