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    New mobility show in Munich sends good signals for ISPO and other fairs


    Messe München, the organizer of the ISPO fairs, says that the success of IAA Mobility, the first international in-person event of the kind in 18 months, proves that major international trade fairs can again be held in Germany like in the past. The show, where the bike sector was relatively ...

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    Expo 2020 Dubai will celebrate sports and fitness in 5,400-square-meter dedicated hub


    Expo 2020 Dubai has unveiled its Sports, Fitness and Wellbeing Hub, a 5,400-square-meter space that will offer a large range of free sporting activities and an entire zone dedicated to fitness and wellness. The Hub features a multi-sports area for basketball, volleyball, tennis and netball, as well as a five-a-side ...

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    Outdoor Retailer sees strong Snow Show in Denver for January 2022


    Reacting to an announcement that the buying associations that make up the U.S. Winter Sports Market (WSM) show would be moving their event to Salt Lake City starting next winter, Marisa Nicholson, senior vice president and show director of Outdoor Retailer (OR), stated in an open letter that the winter ...

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    Munich Fabric Start ready to "Rise" physically next week


    With around 1,000 collections on 430,000 square meters of “Covid-19 compliant” exhibition space at MOC Munich and the newly designed Zenith area, “visitors are invited to be inspired, meet long-term partners and finally experience materials live again in their diversity and depth” at Munich Fabric Start (seasonal title: ”Rise”) on ...

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    Messe München deploys a 5G network


    Exhibitors and visitors at ISPO Munich and other shows organized by Messe München may be able to work on the internet faster in the future.Messe München has announced that it will join forces with the mobile communication operators Telekom, Vodafone and Telefónica Deutschland/O2 to launch one of the world’s most ...

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    More details on consumer integration at ISPO Munich


    After providing some initial information about ISPO Munich ’s new concept in passing during a webinar in July – including plans to partially open the show to consumers – Messe München finally gave more details about the event, set for Jan. 23-26, 2022, in an official ...

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    Italian Skipass trade show confirmed as a physical event this autumn


    After the cancellation of the event in 2020 due to the Covid-19 crisis, Skipass , the Italian consumer-oriented trade fair for winter sports and tourism, will regularly take place in Modena from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1, 2021. The event, organized by ModenaFiere , targets tour operators, managers of winter ...

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    Paris 2024 and Milano Cortina 2026 sign collaboration agreement


    The Organizing Committees for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games and the Milano Cortina 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games have announced a collaboration agreement aimed at encouraging joint initiatives and activities toward more sustainable and innovative Games in 2024 and 2026. The agreement was signed ...

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    Markus Dirr appointed executive director product marketing and sales at Messe München


    Source: Messe München Markus Dirr Just in time for the restart of the trade show season, ISPO organizer Messe München has established a new central division, “Product Marketing and Sales.” The newly structured unit is to bring together the marketing and sales competencies ...

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    Companies still want in-person trade shows, new survey suggests


    Companies appreciated and approved the additional benefits offered by hybrid trade show formats during the pandemic but still want to participate in physical trade fairs. Among the respondents in a new survey conducted by Messe Frankfurt , 97 percent said that in-person events are essential components of trade fairs, including ...

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    Diffusion Sport is holding a sports industry congress


    Diffusion Sport is organizing a congress, called Sport Forum , for professionals in the sporting sector. The first edition is scheduled for Oct. 20-21 at the International Convention Center in Barcelona, Spain. It will form part of the Plataforma de Negocio event, a gathering of professionals in the ...

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    FIBO postponed to April 2022


    After the Covid-related rescheduling of the international fitness trade show FIBO from June to November, the team of organizer Reed Exhibitions ( RX ) has decided to postpone the show again and move it to spring, the original FIBO season. Consequently, it will be held again on a ...

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    RiminiWellness opens ticket sales for live event


    The organizers of RiminiWellness have announced that online ticket sales are officially open for the 15th edition of the show, which is scheduled to take place as a physical event on Sept. 24-26 at Rimini Expo Center in Rimini, on Italy’s Adriatic coast. RiminiWellness is the Italian Exhibition ...

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    2022 Skyrunning World Championships to be held in Italy


    The seventh edition of the biennial Skyrunning World Championships will be held in Italy on Sept. 9-11, 2022. The host venue will be Ossola, in Italy’s Piedmont, a region situated to the north of Lago Maggiore, close to the Swiss border. The area, set in an amphitheater surrounded by ...

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    OutDoor by ISPO 2021: More conference, less exhibition


    The upcoming OutDoor by ISPO , dubbed the “ Global Summit Edition ” and scheduled to be held in Munich on Oct. 5-7, 2021, will focus more on the conference component in combination with the European Outdoor Summit and offer a scaled-down exhibition space with pre-built booths for a ...

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    Expo Riva Schuh closes with 406 exhibitors and 2,700 visitors


    The 95th edition of Expo Riva Schuh and the 6th edition of Gardabags attracted over 2,700 visitors from 79 different countries, confirming their international reach despite the travel limitations caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Buyers came from Europe - especially Italy, Germany, Poland, Spain, France and the Netherlands - ...

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    ISPO Munich to open up to consumers and tourism


    For the next edition of ISPO Munich , scheduled to take place on Jan. 23-26, 2022, the ISPO Group is planning to reserve a dedicated B2C hall for consumers at Messe München ’s fairgrounds. They would be invited to try out new sports and new products. They would also ...

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    ISPO launches a new network, the Collaborators Club


    As a derivative of the ISPO Open Innovation platform for community activation, the ISPO Group has now launched the ISPO Collaborators Club as a new network for both industry members and consumers. As a member, you can keep your finger on the pulse of the consumer ...

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    The Sportsdays trade show in Zurich went well


    A total of 70 companies representing more than 240 brands took part in the by ISPO Munich in Zurich on June 21 and 22, addressing Swiss buyers with a preview of spring/summer 2022 collections. The new format of the national Swiss trade show, which replaces the former Inspirationstage ...

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    The Scottish Golf Show is being re-branded as it goes national


    The Scottish Golf Show , which is regarded as Europe’s largest consumer-oriented golf exhibition, is being re-branded as part of a new growth strategy, resulting in two national events scheduled to take place early in 2022. They will be named “ bunkered Live .” The first one will be held ...