SASTEX – Summer Alpine Sports Trade Exchange

12th January 2019

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What is SASTEX?

New Year, new event. SASTEX is a brand new business to business event for all organisations and professions working in the summer mountain sports industry, brought to you by the the team behind LISTEX.

Connecting mountain travel tour operators, mountain resorts, mountain activity suppliers, mountain clothing and equipment brands, retailers, mountains sports media and leading speakers from the mountain and outdoor industry, SASTEX is the place for all professionals working in the mountain industry to meet, network and develop partnerships to grow the industry for the benefit of all.

When is SASTEX?

SASTEX is on 1st March 2019.

SASTEX is a one day event with leading speakers, pre-scheduled business meetings, networking breakfast, lunch and evening party, and a chance to try out some activities too!


Summer mountain tourism has huge potential for growth in all mountain resorts, but to date there are no trade forums to bring together all of the individual suppliers, buyers and media in the worldwide summer mountain sports industry to meet, discuss opportunities and challenges they face, and to make new partnerships to grow their businesses.

Who operates SASTEX?

SASTEX is brought to you by the team behind LISTEX, the London International Snowsports Trade Exchange. In just 6 years LISTEX has established itself as one of the most important trade events for the snowsports industry, welcoming over 500 snowsports professionals and creating thousands of new partnerships and business relationships in the snowsports industry.

Where is SASTEX?

SASTEX takes place at Kingdom in Kent, UK. Kingdom is a dedicated mountain biking centre located in the beautiful Kent countryside, just 45 minutes from central London and Gatwick Airport.

What happens at SASTEX?

Trade Exchange

The Trade Exchange is where attendees meet in pre-scheduled, one to one meetings. Our online matchmaking system ‘pitch and match’ allows any trade exchange attendee to search and request meetings with other attendees in the trade exchange.

Up to 10 meetings can be pre-scheduled for all attendees of SASTEX 2019


Based on the successful LISTEX Forum format, the SASTEX forum provides thought leadership for the mountain industry. Packed with industry debate, insightful presentations, diverse and engaging panel discussions, the LISTEX Forum sessions are a must-attend for catching up on industry news, trends, issues and innovations.


Networking at SASTEX centres around the hosted breakfast, lunch and evening party at Kingdom. There will also be a variety of outdoor activities to try during the day. With the forum providing some topics for lively debate and conversations started during the trade exchange meetings, SASTEX is the perfect place to build your network of fellow professionals working in the mountain industry.