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Slide & OTS Winter 2025 Dates Announced

April 26, 2024 11:38 am Published by Comments Off on Slide & OTS Winter 2025 Dates Announced

Save the Date: 7th – 9th January Following the results of a survey of exhibitors and visitors who attended Slide & OTS Winter, in 2024, the dates of the 2025 show have now been agreed as 7th – 9th January 2025. The early January dates suited the majority of respondents and the consensus was for a three-day show taking place on the popular Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mid-week slot.  Telford International Centre is again the venue with opening times of 9am to 6pm on the first two days and 9am to 4pm on the final day. Slide & OTS Winter offers brands from the snowsport, winter outdoor and action sports markets, a ‘trade launch’ opportunity to showcase and promote new equipment and seasonal collections of clothing and accessory products to a captive audience of key buyers. The show also provides opportunities... Read Moreread more.


SLIDE & OTS WINTER 2024 RECORDS GROWTH

January 18, 2024 10:16 am Published by Comments Off on SLIDE & OTS WINTER 2024 RECORDS GROWTH

 Visitors and exhibitors full of praise for three-day show The 2024 Slide & OTS Winter Show saw record numbers of visitors and exhibitors, enjoying three days of networking, product and industry updates, and social events, once again at the Telford International Centre. There was a very encouraging rise in both exhibitor numbers as well as visitor attendance which reflected an 8% overall increase on the 2023 show. Looking back over the past couple of years to 2022 when OTS joined forces with Slide, visitor attendance has risen by 22% indicating that there is a strong interest from a wider audience of retailers wishing to benefit from a winter show and the depth of products showcased by all the brands.  The three-day show featured 110 exhibitors, showcasing new products and innovations for the 2024/25 winter season. Day 1 kicked off in... Read Moreread more.


DIEZZ helmets and APHEX sunglasses now being distributed in the UK by Wipeout Store

January 8, 2024 11:24 am Published by Comments Off on DIEZZ helmets and APHEX sunglasses now being distributed in the UK by Wipeout Store

French helmet brand DIEZZ will be distributed in the UK for the first time by Wipeout Store, with samples available on the Wipeout Store stand at Slide & OTS Winter 2024. DIEZZ, who have been operating from the shores of Lake Annecy since 1999, are specialists in visor helmets and photochromics. A down to earth, family-based brand, DIEZZ manufacturers their high quality helmets in France and Italy, with price points for all different skiers and budgets. With safety at the heart of DIEZZ helmets, the technology includes the Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrnene (ABS) shell which reduces cortical bone impact by 97% through lateral load distribution, while Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam absorbs and protects the head. All visors are photochromic in categories 1-3, with interchangeable lenses. There are also options of DIEZZ helmets without visors. Julie Slaughter from Wipeout Store said: “We... Read Moreread more.


Slide & OTS Winter 2024: 24hrs to go!

January 8, 2024 11:13 am Published by Comments Off on Slide & OTS Winter 2024: 24hrs to go!

Show starts 9am, Tuesday Slide & OTS Winter 2024 opens at 9am tomorrow morning, Tuesday 9th January. We’re sure those of you who have already registered are looking forward to the UK’s premier winter show for the snowsport and outdoor trades, with more than 100 exhibitors across almost 6000 square metres of exhibition space at Telford International Centre. If you haven’t yet registered, there’s still time! Here’s some useful information for getting the most out of Slide & OTS Winter 2024: Who’s where at Slide & OTS Winter 2024? Click for the latest floor plan and the list of exhibitors. What’s on at Slide & OTS Winter 2024? The show provides a great opportunity to network and socialise with industry colleagues. Here’s what’s on: Tuesday 9th January Networking Drinks Evening in association with The London Snow Show – 6:00pm to... Read Moreread more.


Slide & OTS Winter 2024 Outdoor i Preview

January 8, 2024 11:06 am Published by Comments Off on Slide & OTS Winter 2024 Outdoor i Preview

Outdoor i Preview – Your free personal copy Please click below to download the Slide & OTS Winter 2024 preview issue of Outdoor i, produced and distributed free of charge in association with Slide & OTS Winter, and filled with information about the show and the products that exhibitors are looking forward presenting for 2024. If you have any job vacancies, do not forget to advertise them on the ‘Vacancies Board’ at the venue. This service is free of charge and brought to you in association with Profile Bulletin. Download Outdoor i Previewread more.


Fauna Skis’ concept for the future of the small & independent ski brand

December 21, 2023 2:31 pm Published by Comments Off on Fauna Skis’ concept for the future of the small & independent ski brand

Fauna Skis has developed a concept for what the small, independent ski brand of the future will look like, starting with high quality, durable, affordable skis; sold in an environmentally and economically sustainable way; in collaboration with the gear experts in independent ski retailers; putting the freeskiing community at the heart of the business. The 2024/25 season will bring an expansion of the range of models and sizes of Fauna Skis, sold in a way never seen before by the industry, making high-quality gear more affordable and tackling the challenges brick-and-mortar retailers face. To talk to us about the skis, the brand and the concept, visit Fauna Skis at stand D39, with Tuesday dedicated to the ski media.read more.


Slide & OTS Winter 2024 Sustainability Breakfast

December 8, 2023 10:31 am Published by Comments Off on Slide & OTS Winter 2024 Sustainability Breakfast

  The popular Slide & OTS Winter Sustainability Breakfast will take place once again next year and with limited places available, we encourage early registration to secure your attendance. The breakfast takes place on Wednesday 10th January in the Newport Suite at the show venue, the Telford International Centre. Exhibitors and visitors are invited to register their attendance by emailing Full Name, Company & Job Title to the show organisers (maximum attendance of two people per company). Breakfast Programme 7.30am – 7.55am – Breakfast and networking 7.55am – 8.00am – SIGB Welcome & Introduction 8.00am – 8.20am – Scott Nelson, Operations Director, European Outdoor Group (EOG) The European Outdoor Group adopts the UNFCCC’s Race To Zero initiative   The most frequently asked questions we receive at the EOG are around what the industry is doing about climate. Where do we start? Which initiatives should the trade adopt,... Read Moreread more.


What’s on at Slide & OTS Winter 2024?

December 8, 2023 10:20 am Published by Comments Off on What’s on at Slide & OTS Winter 2024?

Slide & OTS Winter 2024 is not just the UK winter show for the snowsport and outdoor trades. It’s also a great opportunity to get up to speed on the latest developments in the snowsport and outdoor markets, and to catch up with colleagues. The show, which runs from 9th to 11th January 2024 at Telford International Centre, include: Tuesday 9th January Networking Drinks Evening in association with The London Snow Show– 6:00pm to 8:00pm – meet and socialise with industry colleagues in the cafe after the exhibition closes on Day 1. Wednesday 10th January Sustainability Breakfast – 7:30am to 9:00am – this popular event returns for 2024. Hear inspiring and thought-provoking presentations from industry leaders. Further details TBC, watch out for future mailings! SIGB Annual General Meeting – 7:00pm to 8:00pm Slide & OTS Winter Awards 2024 Product entries on display in a dedicated ‘awards feature area’... Read Moreread more.


Look Who’s Exhibiting: Don’t Miss Out!

December 8, 2023 10:02 am Published by Comments Off on Look Who’s Exhibiting: Don’t Miss Out!

In just over six weeks’ time the doors will open to Slide & OTS Winter 2024, the UK winter show for the snowsport and outdoor trades. More than 100 snowsports and outdoor exhibitors have already taken stands at the show, which once again will be a must-attend event for anyone involved in buying or selling into the trade, and you can see who’s exhibiting on the latest floorplan, by clicking on the image below. Running from 9th to 11th  January 2024, the Show will once again take place at Telford International Centre, and to make everything as easy as possible for trade visitors, you can pre-register online to attend.read more.


Slide & OTS Winter 2024 is waiting for you!

December 8, 2023 9:48 am Published by Comments Off on Slide & OTS Winter 2024 is waiting for you!

Here are just a few from more than a hundred outdoor brands that have already booked their stand at Slide & OTS Winter 2024. These brands know the value of presenting their products to winter sports buyers at the UK’s premier winter sports trade show. We’d love you to join them! Book your Slide & OTS Winter 2024 stand. If you are involved in the manufacture, supply or distribution of apparel, equipment or accessories for the snowsport or winter outdoor trade, exhibiting at Slide & OTS Winter 2024 is the best way of presenting your brands to existing and future customers. As a Slide & OTS exhibitor, you’ll get to: meet with snowsports and outdoor buyers from the major multiple and leading independent retailers, attending to select their Autumn & Winter 2024/2025 ranges network with colleagues and engage with the rest of the trade join our... Read Moreread more.