Did you hear?... OutDoor show moves its dates for 2003

The OutDoor show in Friedrichshafen has moved its dates for 2003 to late July, the week before the summer ispo show in Munich.

The OutDoor show in Friedrichshafen has moved its dates for 2003 to late July, the week before the summer ispo show in Munich. Next summer, OutDoor will be Thursday-Sunday, July 24-27, dates that were decided by a trade show panel of international retailers. The show's management also has reported that this year's show had an increase in attendance of 9 percent, reaching 11,537, and an increase in exhibitors of 10 percent, from 452 to 650 brands represented. SNEWS® View: ispo and OutDoor are continuing the waltz of dates, trying to figure out the best match for best attendance. This year, many outdoor brands who were at both ispo and OutDoor did the trans-Atlantic hop twice with the Outdoor Retailer show planted square between the two. These July dates are early, but at last companies can if they want simply go to one, break down, move to the next city and go to the next, then hop a plane back to the U.S. for the show here. If they want…


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