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ispo goes out fast, kicks it home with running

The running show segment that debuted at the summer ispo trade show in Germany will hit the winter show that opens Feb. 1 as a full-fledged "community."

The running show segment that debuted at the summer ispo trade show in Germany will hit the winter show that opens Feb. 1 as a full-fledged "community." Life Fitness will outfit the demo area with treadmills and hold special retailer presentations, SNEWS hears. Plus, a multi-sport team competition of cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, Nordic walking and trail running will take place on the ispo grounds on Feb. 2. Other exhibitors include adidas, Concurve, Ecco, Etonic, Pearl Izumi, Tao, Sugoi, Ironman und Löffler. Presentations will include discussions about trends in outdoor sports. Already lined up for an appearance at the summer ispo show (June 29 to July 1) is New Balance Athletic.


Germany's ispo show proves status with sold-out, record-breaking event

From the packed fashion exhibits and busy aisles of the outdoor and snowsports halls to the hinterlands of fitness and running, the ispo sporting goods show in Munich, Germany, proved again that it has what it takes to help every market segment and every exhibitor succeed. The more

Did you hear?... ispo halls are sold out

Ispo, the sporting goods show in Munich, Germany, with the winter show Feb. 2-5, has announced its 16 halls are sold out with 1,584 exhibitors and 1,694 brands showing 3,370 products. The show covers everything from snow sports and fitness, to team sports and outdoor. SNEWS® will 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 more


Earn a free trip to ISPO -- Deadline for Retailer of the Year nominations fast approaching

The Retailer of the Year Awards are back! And, it is once again time for your nominations. SNEWS® and Backpacker magazine, together with Horny Toad, are recognizing outdoor specialty retailers with our 2011 Retailer of the Year award. All you have to do is be sure your store gets more

ispo sports show in Germany rolls toward February winter event

For the Winter ispo show, Feb. 1-4, 2003, more than 1,500 exhibitors are signed up from more than 45 countries. The running show, new last summer, will also be a part of this winter show. At the fitness ispo, vendors will include Icon, Bremshey, Compex, Hammer Sport, Horizon, more

Did you hear?... ispo directors participate in the Odlo Fast Forward

An urban multi-sport team event in Munich, Germany, called the Odlo Fast Forward (title sponsor: Switzerland-based Odlo, of course) July 28 just days before summer ispo's start brought out 16 teams of four each including everyone from sports company management, ispo directors and more

Did you hear?... Tobias Groeber is ispo's new exhibition director

Tobias Groeber is ispo's new exhibition director for the segments outdoor, fitness and bike, a position he took as of Nov. 1 with the trade show based in Munich, Germany. He will be responsible for overseeing the entire outdoor, bike and fitness segments, with special attention more

ispo outdoor/ski shows thumping with energy

With a third of the halls dedicated to outdoor or ski at last week's ispo show in Germany and a lively crowd and ambience that kept energy high and beer flowing, these segments were a focal point of the annual winter show. Although some exhibitors felt the normally slow first day more

ispo preps summer show with strong Nordic fitness theme

Considered the centrally located gateway to the international sports market, Munich will host its ispo summer '04 trade show July 4-6, showcasing the latest market trends in sport equipment and apparel. After dabbling in Nordic walking at the last couple of shows, this show's more