More exhibitors, more themed areas, and more than 21,000 visitors from 90 countries were a feature of the OutDoor 2017 trade show.
Add plenty of buzz to the much better weather and this year's Outdoor Retailer Australia show was shaping up well, reports Editor Maggie Coleman
Cycliq Group has inked a sponsorship deal with Australian professional road cyclist Caleb Ewan.
Outdoor Retailer Australia trade show will return to Sydney's Moore Park precinct next week.
The new Vibe 40 travel pack from Pacsafe is designed for exploration 24/7, says the brand, distributed in Australia by Sea to Summit.
Footwear has a "feel-good factor," reports organisers of the OutDoor trade show, and is a major drawcard.
After huge popularity last year, the demo area is being expanded at Eurobike in Germany this year.
This year, the Outdoor trade show will focus on having fun and taking time to unwind as well as devoted adrenalin junkies and outdoor devotees. OutDoor's first HangOut platform will be a fusion of outdoor lifestyle, BBQs, chill-out zone and product presentations, says organisers.
Polar Electro Australia names its newest Australian ambassador, pro athlete and Olympian Courtney Atkinson.
Trade show OutDoor focuses on all running this year and cuts division between trail running and running segments.
The Australian Ice Hockey League will hold its season opener between two Sydney teams this week on the refurbished Macquarie Ice rink.
The North Face launches the "Question Madness" campaign in Australia and New Zealand, a global brand campaign part of its golden jubilee.
Junior cricket in Australia will be transformed next summer to deliver a game for all to have a go and then go home.
Fastest growing mass participation sport in the UK is mud runs, according to the BBC. Writers Neil Heath and Andrew Aloia reported in late March "on the growth of the multi-million pound industry."
Swimwear brand Speedo launched its new cross training range, along with the "world's first floating exercise mat."
The North Face launches the innovative Access Pack, designed for today's commuter, into Australia and New Zealand following from the original release in the US.
Sydney-based outdoor specialist Zen Imports is launching a capsule collection of Fjällräven apparel.
The IWA OutdoorClassics enters its 44th year with a new record of 1,515 exhibitors, with most coming from outside Germany.
New face for the ATEC show in Sydney in September is Craig "Crowie" Alexander, five-time Triathlon world champion.
Chilly Beijing was the home for the 13th Ispo Beijing multi-sport trade show, breaking a record with more than 40,000 visitors.
Wilderness Wear Australia, is a producer of high-end technical clothing for the outdoors, and has enjoyed a reputation for premium product in this market category for more than 20 years.
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A new venue, date change and format enhancements are at the heart of the rejuvenation of Australia's Triathlon Endurance and Cycling Show (ATEC).
Outdoor Retailer Australia trade show will return to Sydney's Moore Park in June this year.
Organisers of the "largest sports business trade fair in the world" claim a record number of exhibitors at Ispo Munich next week.