Feb
16
2019

Team GB announces partnership with the University of Hull

Category :

Team GB today announced a six-year partnership with the University of Hull, which will incorporate both the Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Olympic Games and the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games. At the heart of the partnership will be the ability to benefit from shared information, joint research and enterprise…

Read More
Feb
15
2019

PLANKS Clothing Wins Slide Award For AW19 Unisex Collection The People’s Series

Category :

Last month Planks Clothing was exhibiting its Autumn Winter 19 collection at The Slide Tradeshow in Telford, a UK based tradeshow organised by the Snowsport Industries of Great Britain (SIGB). All exhibiting brands were eligible to enter their top products into the slide awards which celebrate the very best new…

Read More
Feb
15
2019

Outdoor Trade Groups Announce Collaborative Effort on Climate Change Solutions

Category :

At the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show, Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), Snowsports Industries America (SIA) and the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), announced the formation of the Outdoor Business Climate Partnership, an alliance that will provide leadership on advocacy and inspire meaningful action on climate change across the outdoor business sector.…

Read More
Feb
12
2019

Outdoor Trade Groups Announce Collaborative Effort on Climate Change Solutions

Category :

At the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show, Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), Snowsports Industries America (SIA) and the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), announced the formation of the Outdoor Business Climate Partnership, an alliance that will provide leadership on advocacy and inspire meaningful action on climate change across the outdoor business sector.…

Read More
Feb
10
2019

In-telligent Keeps Skiers and Snowboarders Safe with SkiConnect Emergency Contact Service

Category :

In-telligent, provider of a personal safety and emergency communications platform designed to keep individuals safe during emergency situations and time-sensitive events, today announced the availability of SkiConnect, a free service that immediately connects skiers and snowboarders with emergency services at major ski resorts in North America, Europe and Asia. SkiConnect,…

Read More
Feb
07
2019

Snow sport enthusiasts from Asia grow by 15% in 2018/19 reports GTC Travel Group

Category :

GTC Travel Group, a UK-based group flight organiser, has seen demand for snow holidays from the Asia Pacific region grow by 15% for the 2018/19 season. Following reports of a rapid growth in the snow sports holiday market within this region, where it is estimated that 200 million people from…

Read More
Feb
02
2019

Heaven Publicity Welcomes New Account Director

Category :

Leading UK PR and marketing agency, Heaven Publicity, is delighted to welcome Tim Blostone to its talented team. The appointment comes as a result of several significant client wins for the company, spanning the ski and adventure travel sectors. Tim’s title is Account Director and he will be responsible for…

Read More
Jan
31
2019

ISPO Trend Report: Digital, individual, and sustainable: winter sports trends for 2019/2020

Category :

Enthusiasm for winter sports remains unbroken. Demand for the right winter sports equipment is correspondingly high. The buying preferences of many amateur athletes have changed considerably in recent years: for example, consumers are increasingly interested in how sustainable their equipment is and what materials are used to produce it. In…

Read More
Jan
30
2019

ISPO Trend Report: Digitalization accelerates individualization

Category :

Individualized products are moving to the forefront, creating a broad range of new opportunities for the sporting goods industry in the process. This trend is all about “me, myself and I.” And that should be found in the product being purchased. Examples range from personally designed athletic shoes or skis…

Read More
Jan
28
2019

ISPO Beijing celebrates successful anniversary

Category :

More than 400 exhibitors representing 682 brands and approximately 30,000 trade visitors and key opinion leaders (KOLs) took part in ISPO Beijing and Alpitec China held at the China International Exhibition Center (CIEC) from January 16 to 19, 2019. This year, the most important sports trade fair in the Asia-Pacific…

Read More