Official Submission Form For the GearTrends® Supplier Resource Directory '06


Your responses must be received in the SNEWS® offices by April 3, 2006 to be included in the GearTrends® Supplier Resource Directory. Email your information directly to our Managing Editor, Wendy Geister at Be sure to include in the subject line: "Supplier Directory '06 - your company name." If you have questions, call Wendy at 406-295-5286.

In order to be included in our Supplier Resource Directory, you MUST use the submission form below – a separate form is required for each brand/product to be featured. You are limited to a maximum of five brands submitted, so those of you with numerous brands all worthy of consideration, choose carefully.

Simply cut and paste the form below into a Word document, or into an email text box (be sure it is HTML enabled), for quick and easy filling out and submission.

Official Submission Form For the GearTrends® Supplier Resource Directory '06

Company name:

Primary contact person:

Company telephone:


Brand/Product Name:

Only one brand per form, no more than 5 forms may be submitted. We reserve right to reduce listed brands to accommodate magazine space constraints.

Materials Description:

Short description of the material the brand is made of. (Example: Nylon; polyester; non-porous membrane of hydrophilic polyester, etc.)


A short 25-word description of the properties of the material and how it works. (Example: Waterproof, breathable, soft hand, DWR finish, resists mildew and odors, in plain or rip-stop.)

End Use:

What product applications the brand/product is used in. (Example: Outerwear, gloves, hats, activewear, skiwear, etc.)

Manufacturers Currently Using the Brand:

List the major manufacturers (maximum of 10) currently using your brand/product in the outdoor industry market. (Example: Mountain Hardwear, The North Face, Outdoor Research, etc.)


GearTrends, OIA to partner on industry directory

GearTrends® will team up with the Outdoor Industry Association to produce a first – an industrywide resource directory for association members, including manufacturers, retailers, reps, suppliers and affiliated groups. "The OIA Member Directory will be an invaluable resource more

GearTrends is (gasp) almost 1 year old!

July 7, 2003 On Aug. 1, GearTrends® Network -- including SNEWS,, and our GearTrends magazines -- will be 1 year old, and to celebrate, we thought we'd share a few milestones with you.  SNEWS (Specialty NEWS) In the last year, SNEWS has brought our nearly 5,000 more