Outdoor Retailer moves winter shows to late January

By Stephen Frothingham

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show have moved next year’s show in Denver a few weeks later than previously planned.

The 2019 show will be Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at Denver’s Colorado Convention Center, instead of the previously announced Jan. 8-11 dates. The show will be held in the last week of January through 2022, the show said.

Outdoor Retailer also announced that the Winter Sports Market — an event organized by the Sports Specialists Ltd. and Snowsports Merchandising Corp. buying groups — will be held at Colorado Convention Center for three days leading into each Outdoor Retailer Snow Show.

“We’re listening, we heard you loud and clear and we’ve adjusted our January dates,” said Marisa Nicholson, vice president and show director for Outdoor Retailer. “While we received very positive feedback on this past January show, especially because it combined outdoor and snowsports, we also heard the message from the majority of retailers — the early January dates would not work. We heard it in our Advisory Council Meetings, in our store visits and at the rep shows. We heard it from reps and exhibitors looking out for their customers. Thanks to SSL and …read more

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