Trade fairs & Conferences

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    A glimpse into next year’s Ispo shows


    The three top executives of Messe München charged with Ispo ’s development and digital transformation – Tobias Gröber, Jeanettee Loos and Markus Hefter – gave a few details about the format of the next Ispo Munich and OutDoor by Ispo shows at the end of ...

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    Ispo Munich 2021 will be entirely virtual


    We have yet not received any official statement, but according to Messe München ’s post on today, Ispo Munich 2021 , originally scheduled for Jan. 31 to Feb. 3, will be held entirely in a digital format on Feb. 1-5. “As a digital edition,” the website says, ...

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    Some physical trade shows are cancelled or reinvented


    Replicating what has already happened with many summer shows, the organizers of various exhibitions and their clients are rethinking their programs for the next few weeks and months in reaction to an unexpectedly virulent second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in many parts of the world. The Eurobike Special ...

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    New timing and phygital formats for various trade shows


    Two major Italian trade shows have announced that they will be held in the traditional physical format next January. Pitti Uomo , where several lifestyle-oriented sports brands usually exhibit, will be held in Florence from Jan. 12 to 14, followed by Expo Riva Schuh in Riva del Garda from ...

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    Ispo Munich goes 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 Munich: New hybrid concept for 2021

    2020-09-10T14:11:00Z 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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    A wind of optimism from the Ispo Re.Start Days


    Generally positive vibrations came from the Ispo Re.Start Days , the all-digital conference organized by the Ispo Group on June 30 and July 1, confirming the resilience of the sports and outdoor industry, especially in segments like running, fitness, cycling and outdoor. You can check the SGI Europe ...

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    A packed online audience for the Ispo Re.Start Days


    Some 1,000 people have already registered for the Ispo Re.Start Days , the international online conference in English and German organized by the Ispo Group , which will take place on Tuesday, June 30 and Wednesday, July 1 st . More are expected to sign up during the conference, depending ...

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    New York marathons and others are cancelled, some go virtual


    Running has flourished during the corona-related confinement as an individual sports activity. Nevertheless, the 2020 edition of the famous New York City Marathon , which was scheduled to take place on Nov. 1, has been cancelled because of the risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic. The iconic race and world’s ...

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    More than 6,000 visitors at Oberalp's virtual convention


    The first virtual sales conventions organized by Schöffel and Oberalp went better than expected, as we have already reported. We have also learnt in the meantime at at least two other outdoor sporting goods companies, Mammut and Vaude, have also held their own digital sales meetings. ...

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    Oberalp holds its first Virtual Convention


    The current restrictions on international travel and social contacts are leading Oberalp to organize a ”virtual” sales convention to present the latest products of its brands, which include Salewa, Dynafit, Wild Country, Evolv and Pomoca . The 2020 digital convention, which is to replace the corresponding “physical” ...

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    More fairs are cancelled


    The Covid-19 pandemic is leading to the cancellation of more and more events because of the need for social distancing. In some cases, organizers are planning or exploring alternative formats that take advantage of the more or less sophisticated tools offered by the internet for the presentation of new products, ...

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    OR and other shows are cancelled or postponed


    Outdoor Retailer (OR) announced in a “letter to the community” that the OR Summer Market , initially scheduled for June 23-25 in Denver, Colorado, had to be cancelled. Marisa Nicholson , senior vice president and show director of OR, wrote that the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 ...

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    New dates for Fibo and IWA, no fair in France


    March 9, 2020 - We have already reported about the cancellation of Ispo Beijing . Three other big international fairs, Fibo in Cologne, IWA Outdoor Classics in Nuremberg and Prowinter in Bolzano, announced a few days ago the postponement of their events. Two of them have now communicated ...

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    ​EuroShop 2020: these trends determine the retail business of the future


    (OIC) What are the trends in retail design and retail technology? Which new solutions does the international shopfitting scene present to retailers? Düsseldorf’s international shopfitting trade fair, EuroShop , was able to provide a clear answer to these questions: the more digital the shopping experience, the more important the ...

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    Ispo Awards praise sustainability, get new team


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

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    Ispo will work for equality and sustainability


    While reiterating its intention to open itself up to other areas of the wider sports business besides the sporting goods market, which it has been covering for the past 50 years, the management of Ispo made solid new commitments in the areas of sustainability, social responsibility and diversity during ...

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    Ispo Munich wants us to be active, responsible and creative


    These are the three key words chosen by Ispo Munich  for its Jan. 26-29 edition, as the world’s leading sporting goods fair is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a new and broader positioning in the world of sports.

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    Micam diversifies into sports shoes


    Micam Milano , the world’s largest footwear trade show, wants to capitalize on the growing sneaker and urban outdoor trends with the second edition of the Players District , a new segment within the fair in which companies like Lotto , Joma Sport , CMP and Garmont participated ...

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    Ispo Group activates end consumers


    With the third Sports Week scheduled to take place from Saturday, Jan 25, to Saturday, Feb 1, 2020, the Ispo Group is again organizing a series of activities and events in Munich and the surrounding area in connection with this year’s Ispo Munich trade show. In keeping with the motto ...