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 winter 09 show on Feb. 1-4 at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany.
The ispo BrandNew Awards give up-and-coming companies the opportunity to present their new products to an international audience consisting of 65,000 professional visitors, retailers and journalists from more than 100 countries. The awards have proved to be a stepping-stone into international business, as well as an important trend barometer in the field of sports.
Applicants have to meet the following criteria:
- The brand or company must not be more than four years old
- They have never exhibited at ispo before
- They present innovative products, designs or marketing concepts
The judging jury is comprised of 18 representatives from the sports goods industry and the sports press. Winners receive a free, fully equipped 20-square-meter booth at the BrandNew Village. Finalists get a 10-square-meter booth. All companies receive exposure in the BrandNew Awards public relations campaign.
There is no charge to register or to apply, and applications are due Oct. 28. Click here for an application.