OCC OUTDOOR - TOP NEWS

OIA cans Outdoors Future Camp

Monday, 14 August 2017 11:05

The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) has cancelled its Outdoors Future Camp (OFC) in partnership with ISPO Academy due to take place on 5th and 6th September in Eccleshall, Sheffield.

Climb goes digital

Climb closing print edition

Monday, 14 August 2017 11:00

Climb magazine has closed its print edition and will become a free online and digital-only product from October. 

Columbia stalwart departs

Thursday, 1 June 2017 0:00

Columbia’s long-serving Bryan Timm is stepping down from his role as President and Chief Operating Officer after 20 years with the firm.

IGOT gathers momentum

Thursday, 1 June 2017 0:00

The It’s Great Out There coalition has now closed the window for Founding Members to join.

Addnature takes Isbjörn chunk

Monday, 1 May 2017 0:00

Swedish outdoor retailer Addnature, has taken a significant stake in Isbjörn of Sweden.

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Summit secures gold

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 7:00

As it looks to host the autumn European Outdoor Summit (EOS), the Outdoor Industry Association’s preparations have received a significant boost with the news that it has secured all three slots for headline sponsors. 

Lyon wins influence

Monday, 23 March 2015 7:00

Lyon Equipment has landed a three year deal which will see it provide both equipment and financial support to BritishMountain Guides (BMG), the national association in the UK for IFMGA-qualified mountain guides (the International Federation of Mountain Guide Associations). 

BETA pulls forward

Friday, 20 March 2015 7:00

The BETA trade show has announced that from 2016 it will take place a month earlier. The news comes after organisers published figures for the 2015 event showing a drop of 11% in attendance. 

OIA’s success forces move

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 7:00

The Outdoor Industries Association AGM and Conference will relocate to Harrogate in 2016. This announcement came at the end of its hugely successful two day event in Ambleside, where for a second year would be delegates had to be turned away because there was no space for them at the venue. 

Big lift for event

Monday, 16 March 2015 7:00

February’s Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show broke through the 50,000 visitor mark for the first time. According to the organisers the event, which is held annually at London’s Excel Centre, saw an 11% uplift in visitor numbers when compared to 2014.

Bridgedale stands alone

Friday, 13 March 2015 7:00

Two years after appointing US distributor Terramar to handle its products in North America, sock producer Bridgedale  has announced that it is to set up shop on its own.

Stubai reaches New Heights

Thursday, 12 March 2015 7:00

Climbing accessory brand, Stubai, has ended its relationship with long term distributors, Trailwise.

Berghaus ready to spend

Friday, 27 February 2015 9:00

Berghaus is set to drop the flag on a major promotional consumer campaign ahead of the integration of brasher footwear into the Berghaus range. 

Early closing for OIA

Friday, 20 February 2015 7:00

The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) has put up the house full shutters following an announcement that with a month still to go until the event takes place, its AGM and Conference is now sold out. 

TKC in MBO

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 15:00

Distributor, TKC Sales, has been the subject of a management buyout, which sees current Managing Director, Matt Woodruffe and Finance Director Paul Wearmouth  take over the business.