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Last updated: 05/24/2017 - 16:58

SIA members overwhelmingly approve merging Outdoor Retailer with the Snow Show in Denver.

Last updated: 05/24/2017 - 16:53

Emerald Expositions, the parent company of Surf Expo, Outdoor Retailer, and dozens of other shows, has offered to buy the Snow Show from SnowSports Industries America for $16.7 million.


Last updated: 04/27/2015 - 01:53
Outdoor Retailer and Surf Expo, tradeshows within the Emerald Exposition’s portfolio of business-to-business events, today announced a partnership with the StandUp Paddle Industry Association, “SUPIA.”
Last updated: 07/20/2014 - 21:59
The Shmooz at OR is featuring many heavy-hitter exhibitors this summer - the industry leaders are out on this one!!


Last updated: 06/25/2014 - 05:27
Outdoor Industry Association® (OIA) and Outdoor Retailer (OR) announced today a partnership to create a first-of-its-kind Made in America Product Showcase at OR Summer Market, August 6 – 9, 2014.
Last updated: 04/16/2014 - 03:38
Interbike and Outdoor Retailer have signed several key brands to participate in Charged Up, a new experiential media event that will bring electric bike and portable outdoor technology brands together with non-endemic consumer and technology print, broadc
Last updated: 05/13/2013 - 00:15

January trade shows in the industry reported small declines in traffic because of the slumping economy, but most organizers said the figures were in line with what they'd expected. In some cases, the trade shows said they fared better or held the line in certain areas.

Last updated: 05/12/2013 - 23:44
In a statement emailed to ASR customers, Andy Tompkins forecasts that consolidation at brands and retailers will continue, and says that makes ASR not viable.
Last updated: 05/12/2013 - 23:37

Press Release:


New Wave of Brand Offerings to Strengthen Action Sports Presence at Sold Out Outdoor Retailer Summer Market


Action Sports continues to rise as a relevant lifestyle in the active outdoor recreation market, as evidenced by a growing presence at the sold out Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2011.


Last updated: 05/12/2013 - 23:31
Outdoor Retailer was hopping on Friday, and we have lots of photos of action sports brands and executives that were there, and images of outdoor brands using surf themes.