Paddlesports Retailer Hits 250+ Registered Retailers, Continues Focus on Paddle Industry

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Madison, WI. - July 7, 2017

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With the inaugural Paddlesports Retailer tradeshow debuting August 29 – September 1 in Madison, WI., the commitment and excitement from retailers continues to build. More than 250 stores have already registered, indicating strong support from within one of the fastest-growing sectors of the outdoor industry.

Ed McAlister, owner of River Sports Outfitters, echoes this support. “We’re excited to attend a show where the focus is on one thing above all else – the paddler. The team behind Paddlesports Retailer has a proven track record in our industry and we’re expecting a phenomenal show.”

“Paddlesports is a large and constantly expanding category for our company, says Rich Orr, paddlesports buyer at The Alpine Shop in St. Louis, MO. “With Big Box Retailers presenting an increasing number of low-end offerings to unwary consumers, it’s critical for specialty buyers to be able to zero-in on the brands and models that will help us to compete successfully and profitably with retailers of that size. Paddlesports Retailer offers us that opportunity in a way no other show has before.”

Retailers and exhibitors are encouraged to register for the show at www.paddlesportsretailer.com. For more information, including the full show schedule, current exhibitor lists and information about the room block, visit the website or email info@paddlesportsretailer.com.

Paddlesports Retailer is a tradeshow designed for paddlers, by paddlers. Endorsed by the Paddlesports Industry Coalition as its official tradeshow, Paddlesports Retailer provides the premier commercial and cultural experience for exhibitors, retailers, media and industry advocates alike. Visit www.paddlesportsretailer.com for more information.

Contact: Carly Fleming Darby Communications carly@darbycommunications.com

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