Did you hear?... Isis wins ispo DuPont BrandNew Women Award

Isis, maker women's outdoor apparel, has won the ispo DuPont BrandNew Women Award for Winter 2002.

Isis, maker women's outdoor apparel, has won the ispo DuPont BrandNew Women Award for Winter 2002. The ispo DuPont BrandNew Awards are for "young, imaginative, future-oriented and usable brands" and products in the sports sector. Isis was chosen by nine international members of the ispo Dupont BrandNew panel for its creativity, innovation, marketing and design within the women's sportswear category. All category winners -- selected from 102 entries from 21 countries, or more than a third more than in Summer receive free booth space at ispo, the world's largest trade fair for sporting equipment and fashion in Munich, Germany, as well as marketing support and media exposure through press conferences and special show events. The awards will be presented to companies at the opening gala at the ispo trade show on Feb. 2. "We are pleased and honored to be recognized in such a significant way for our commitment to building outdoor apparel specifically for women," said Poppy Gall, co-founder with Carolyn Cooke of the 4-year-old brand. The only other U.S.-based winner was Thrill Sled Inc., which won the Kevlar Performance BrandNew award for its mountain sled.


Did you hear?... Deadline for the ispo DuPont BrandNew award is approaching

The deadline for the ispo DuPont BrandNew award Winter 2002 is approaching. If you have a product that's been out for only short time, email info@hansenandheinz.com. Deadline for their receipt of materials in Germany is Nov. 9. Winners get free booth space. ...read more

Isis: Waiting to Exhale After ispo's BrandNew Award Whirlwind

It all began with a message in mid-December: Isis had won the Tactel Women award as part of the semi-annual Dupont BrandNew awards for sporting good start-ups. Then began the whirlwind, which didn't stop at the ispo sporting good show earlier this month. Nor has it stopped yet. ...read more

Did you hear?... Overall winner of 2002 ispo DuPont BrandNew awards is Nicolai

Winners of the Summer 2002 ispo DuPont BrandNew awards include five from the United States, with the Lycra overall winner being bike manufacturer Nicolai of Germany. The DuPont Special award went to USA-based non-profit Nikao, which manufactures and sells trendy streetwear with ...read more


Did you hear?... ispo BrandNew Awards calling for submissions

If you’re a young innovative company making sport products, the ispo BrandNew Awards competition is looking for you. The competition offers a unique platform for newcomers in the sporting goods industry -- and nearly 50 companies will be awarded in eight categories. Click here to ...read more


Did you hear?...ispo BrandNew Award submission deadline approaches

For the last 10 years, the ispo BrandNew Award competition has been giving young sport product entrepreneurs a stage where they can introduce themselves to the international marketplace…and it's looking for its next crop of entries. If your company was founded in 2006 or later ...read more

Did you hear?...New entrepreneurs don't miss out -- ispo BrandNew Awards application deadline near

Considered the world's biggest start-up competition for young entrepreneurs in the sports equipment sector, the ispo BrandNew Awards is accepting applications until Oct. 28. ispo offers winning companies and finalists the chance to exhibit in the BrandNew Village during the ispo ...read more

DId you hear?... OIWC establishes Pioneering Women Award

The Outdoor Industry Women's Council has established a Pioneering Women Award to honor women who have demonstrated "an outstanding commitment to mentoring female colleagues." Nominations are being accepted through Dec. 1, 2001 and should be submitted to Maile Buker at: ...read more

ispo DuPont award winners reap benefits

GERMANY -- As winners of the sixth annual ispo DuPont BrandNew Awards at the summer event in August, several have already seen the benefits. For example, Liquid Ice has expanded its international sales network into 10 countries. "I won an initial contract for over 500,000 euros ...read more


Changing of the guard at Isis for Women

Isis co-founder Poppy Gall has left the company after 11 years to follow other design and creative ventures. Gall, as lead product developer and designer, departed with her stamp firmly on the company’s products with their bold colors, playful prints and small added details. She ...read more