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NEWS, EVENTS & TRADESHOWS

The latest news about our organisation, events and shows are showcased here.

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OutDoor by ISPO
OutDoor by ISPO is the year-round platform for a new outdoor movement, combined with the largest annual international trade fair for the outdoor sector. This is carried out in close partnership with the European Outdoor Group (EOG). ISPO Business Solutions expand the portfolio year-round with both digital as well as cross-media services and create a […]
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ISPO Munich
ISPO Munich is the world’s largest multi-segment trade fair in the sports business. The fair is the most important international industry gathering for the sports industry and offers a complete overview of the market as well as an overview of innovations and trends. At ISPO Munich 2018, 83,606 visitors and 2,801 exhibitors participated. ISPO Munich […]
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The outdoor industry – united against racism and intolerance
The outdoor industry – united against racism and intolerance Recent events in Germany, where there have been examples of outdoor companies being attacked on social media for stating clearly that discrimination and intolerance have no place in our modern society, have led us to publish a statement on behalf of all members of the European […]
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Changes to the EOG CSR and sustainability team
We have confirmed some changes to the EOG’s CSR and sustainability team.  Dr. Katy Stevens, who joined the EOG in 2016, will step up to the role of head of CSR and sustainability, succeeding Dr. Pamela Ravasio who is leaving the organisation to pursue new opportunities.  In addition, we have welcomed Dr. Jane Turnbull to […]
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European Outdoor Summit 2018 ends with record number of delegates
The sixth annual European Outdoor Summit (EOS) was the biggest to date, with 305 delegates registered for the two-day event, which was hosted in Malmo, Sweden. The European Outdoor Group (EOG) is now pleased to announce that Interlaken, Switzerland will host  EOS 2019, which will take place from 26–27 September 2019. The two-day programme of presentations, […]
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European Outdoor Group confirms Burton and Nitro as first boardsports members
The European Outdoor Group (EOG) has confirmed that two snowboard companies have joined the association, as the first members that are wholly from the boardsports sector.  Burton and Nitro have had their applications approved by the EOG’s membership committee and are now full members.  In addition, Salomon is adding its snowboard business to its existing […]
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EOS 2018 early bird delegate rate ends on Friday 27th July
The ‘early bird’ delegate rate for the 2018 European Outdoor Summit ends on Friday 27th July.  Now is the time to register to secure your discounted place. The summit will be held on the 19th and 20th September 2018 at the Clarion Hotel & Congress Malmӧ Live, in Malmö, Sweden. Offering excellent value for money, the EOS delegate […]
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Paralympian and Deputy Mayor of Gothenburg, David Lega to speak at EOS 2018
With the European Outdoor Summit (EOS) 2018 ‘Early Bird’ rate ending on Friday 27th July, now is the time to register to ensure your discounted place at the summit.  Bookings can be made at the EOS website www.europeanoutdoorsummit.com Giving would-be delegates another compelling reason to book, the European Outdoor Group (EOG) is pleased to announce […]
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ISPO Digitize
Secure your ISPO Digitize ticket now The first ISPO Digitize conference will be held from 28th-29th June at the Internationales Congress Center, München.  Digital transformation is a hot topic and the event has been developed for anyone who wants to play an active part in shaping this process and make it a success for the […]
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New EOG research indicates strong growth for the outdoor market during 2017
New research has been released, revealing that the European outdoor sector experienced significant growth in 2017.  The European Outdoor Group (EOG) has published figures from its latest State of Trade report, which indicate that the wholesale outdoor market grew by 7.2% in value* and 6.7% in volume.  The 2017 State of Trade results offer a […]
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National associations line up to support the EOG Sustainability Charter
National associations line up to support the EOG Sustainability Charter The European Outdoor Group (EOG) has confirmed that two more national associations have adopted its Sustainability Charter.  The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) and Outdoor Sports Valley (OSV) have both pledged their support to the charter, making the commitment to pursue best practice in corporate citizenship, […]
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Scandinavian Outdoor Group takes a lead and adopts EOG Sustainability Charter
Scandinavian Outdoor Group takes a lead and adopts EOG Sustainability Charter   The Scandinavian Outdoor Group (SOG) has announced that it has signed up to support the European Outdoor Group (EOG) Sustainability Charter.  The charter sets out an understanding of good corporate citizenship and responsibility and articulates stages and aspirations of a journey towards best […]
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#itsgreatoutthere grant supports inner city school project
The It’s Great Out There Coalition has confirmed that the next #itsgreatoutthere grant will be awarded to a collaboration between Finnish children’s outdoor brand Reima and an inner city primary school in London....
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ISPO – Shanghai
ISPO Shanghai July 05 – 07, 2019: The multi-segment tradeshow focused on booming summer sports.   The summer trade show in Shanghai attracts visitors and exhibitors with four exciting segments: Running, Health & Fitness, Watersports and Outdoor. Additionally manufacturers and suppliers present the newest trends and showcase new technologies.   Some compelling facts and figures […]
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ISPO – Beijing
  ISPO Beijing: the leading multi-segment sports business trade fair in Asia with its focus on winter sports collections The trade show takes place from January 16–19, 2019 and presents its visitors and exhibitors the entire world of winter sports with the following segments: Snowsport, Outdoor, Health & Fitness and Manufacturing & Suppliers.     […]
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European Outdoor Summit – delegate registration now open and new headline sponsor
European Outdoor Summit – delegate registration now open and new headline sponsor   Online delegate registration for the 2018 European Outdoor Summit (EOS) is now open.  EOS will take place from 19-20 September at the Clarion Hotel & Congress Malmӧ Live, in Malmӧ Sweden.  Bookings can be made with an early bird discount rate until […]
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European Outdoor Summit 2019
We are pleased to announce that the 2019 European Outdoor Summit (EOS) will be held in Interlaken, Switzerland, from 26-27 September. Once again, around 300 senior  figures from the outdoor sector will gather for one of the trade calendar’s key events. Full details of the event will be posted on www.europeanoutdoorsummit.com as they are confirmed, […]
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EOCA
EOCA has had a busy and successful start to 2018: Raising double the usual levels of funds at the ISPO trade show Finalising the assessment of record numbers of funding applications Receiving exciting and inspiring reports back from projects currently being funded by the association, and Setting up the next public vote. EOCA was once […]
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#itsgreatoutthere
Aline Bock The #itsgreatoutthere campaign has welcomed its second official ambassador, professional snowboarder Aline Bock from Germany. Aline was crowned Freeride World Tour Champion in 2010 and continues to snowboard professionally – she has just started a six-week snowboarding, surfing and camping adventure in Iceland with fellow snowboarder Anne-Flore Marxer that will provide content for […]
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European Outdoor Summit
Save the date – 19th-20th September – Malmö, Sweden The theme and programme for this year’s European Outdoor Summit are taking shape and booking for places at this key event on the calendar will open in due course. The theme of EOS will be ‘Outdoor Digital’ and the summit will explore a variety of interlinked […]
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CSR & Sustainability
EOG publications We have now made available a series of new publications. Recycled Down – a sourcing best practice guide The document is intended as a supporting reference document for all members of the supply chain – producers, agents, suppliers, brands – and aims at creating a common understanding of various aspects of the recycled down supply chain.  The […]
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European Outdoor Group statement on OutDoor and the Vision 2020 process
In response to material that has appeared in the public domain following yesterday’s announcement about the long-term future of the OutDoor trade fair, the European Outdoor Group (EOG) is issuing this statement to clarify some key facts.
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European Outdoor Group members choose Messe München as the new partner for the OutDoor trade fair
The European Outdoor Group (EOG) has confirmed that Messe München will be the long-term partner for the OutDoor fair. The decision was made by EOG members in a voting process that ran from 1-7 February, following the presentation of proposals at the association’s Annual Assembly....
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European Outdoor Group 2018 Annual Assembly update
The European Outdoor Group (EOG) held its Annual Assembly ahead of ISPO MUNICH, which was attended by 83 representatives of the brands, retailers, technology brands and national associations that make up its membership. During the meeting, the EOG board and executive updated members on a range of issues, and outlined priorities and plans for 2018....
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#itsgreatoutthere teams up with Unsplash to share outdoor inspiration
As part of the ongoing #itsgreatoutthere campaign, the coalition has teamed up with Unsplash, a website where over 60,000 photographers contribute their work openly and for everyone to use freely.  The two organisations are curating a collection of inspirational images that showcase what the outdoors means to people around the world and are asking the public to contribute....
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Industry unites in the fight against microplastic release from the washing of synthetic textiles
The European Textile and Apparel Confederation (EURATEX), the International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products (A.I.S.E.), the European Outdoor Group (EOG), the European Man Made Fibres Association (CIRFS) and the Federation of European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) struck an agreement to address the release of microplastic in the aquatic environment. ...