Camping Equipment Trade Shows:
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Wool instead of synthetic fleece, carbon skis and a spoon-shaped sleeping bag are among the hottest products at the world’s largest expo for outdoor equipment and apparel, where vendors are vying for a share of the $289 billion and were hoping for a sales boost at a trade show also crowded with “completely new category” of sleeping bags, made for side sleepers. The jam-packed expo underscores a thriving corner of the economy. Outdoor-gear sales grew 5 percent annually Itâ€™s show time! The Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show kicks off today in Utah with an on-snow demo event at Solitude Resort. Tomorrow, the business begins in the Salt Palace convention hall, where the GearJunkie editorial crew will be roaming Montana State University Billings has taken the first steps to identify what its students need to succeed and find ways to improve student retâ€¦ HELENA â€” Sen. John Walsh gave his farewell speech to the Senate on Wednesday and called for a return to SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell says she can’t get anything done in Washington and is making a pitch for a privately funded youth conservation corps. Jewell spoke Wednesday to a crowd of business people as a big trade show HOUSTON, Texas –(Ammoland.com)- For the very first time, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, a leading manufacturer of concealed carry, general range use and competition holsters, will be exhibiting at the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas .
The Outdoor Trade Show is a great big gear fest where the brands that market the clothing, equipment and gadgets used by fans of the great outdoors display their new wares to retailers in the hope of persuading them to stock them on their shelves. Twice a year in Utah, the Outdoor Retailer trade show brings more than 1,000 gear brands together to launch new products Women’s outdoors cape: Going retro, Woolrich will soon debut a “cape”-style jacket for women. Called the Portage Plaid Rain Cape EDITOR’S NOTE: First in a two-part series of columns on new gear from the recent Outdoor Retailer trade show. The Outdoor Retailer trade show is a twice-annual gathering in Salt Lake City where journalists and buyers preview the latest in outdoors gear Every year the reporters and product testers at Consumer Reports scout out new products at industry trade shows Auto Show. By comparison, the Green Industry and Equipment Expo (GIE+Expo) may seem small, but with 19 acres of outdoor power equipment .