As we put together our in-depth assessment of the first Outdoor Retailer Online, we want to hear from you one more time. If you attended the live portion of the show last week, how valuable did you find it? Vote now to see what the rest of the industry is saying instantly.

And be on the lookout tomorrow for our story collecting the industry's reactions to the virtual trade show: an analysis of what went right, what didn't, and what we've learned so far.

If you have any firsthand impressions you'd like to be considered for the article, please email them to Andrew Weaver at


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Poll | What is the most desirable swag item?

While some trade show-goers covet lip balms to stash in every one of their pockets and bags, others hunt down snacks, handouts to replace their holey socks, or other freebies. We recently published an op-ed about doing away with useless swag items, which got us thinking: What do more

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Poll: Are you attending OR online? If so, why?

Outdoor Retailer Online kicks off today with its all-digital version of the typical Summer Market. The attendee list is, predictably, much smaller than that of the last in-person event. But that doesn't mean people aren't excited about it. If you're attending this week, we want more