Slide & OTS Winter Awards

The Slide & OTS Winter awards recognise the hottest, most talked about products at the show – the ones that will get buyers excited and will prompt ‘I want one of those!’ exclamations from customers.

Entries are displayed on the Awards display stand for the duration of the show, and the winners were announced and awards presented during the show.

The 2024 Awards are open for entries here



Slide & OTS Winter Awards 2023

And the winners were..

Snowsport Hardware Award 2023

LANGE Shadow 130 MV GW
The industry's first power assisted ski boot, giving assisted performance and suspension, 2 technologies working together using a suspension blade and dual pivot. No shell distortion, no blocking of the ski boot, consistent flex, greater rebound, assisted power drive and leverage, superior snow contact, more effective vibration dampening, lighter weight, better fit.

Outdoor Hardware Award 2023

OSPREY Soelden 32
The Soelden series offers a lightweight, comfortable carry for the ascent, and dynamic movement for the descent. These packs, now constructed from bluesign® approved fabrics, are equipped with well-considered, snow-specific features; including a snow-shedding contoured foam backpanel, ski and snowshoe carry options, backpanel access, and avalanche safety kit pocket. Also available in a female fit - Sopris 30.

Software Award 2023

RAB Mythic G
Next level warmth for minimum weight, Mythic G features 1000FP RDS down and a visible heat reflective TILT lining. Designed with ultralight construction at just 277g (Size M), 7D Atmos™ nylon ripstop fabric with a fluorocarbon-free DWR and body mapped TILT; this jacket pushes performance so you can push yours.

Accessories Award 2023

SUPERFEET Winter Comfort
Built on the foundation of the EVOLyte® carbon fibre infused stabiliser cap; these insoles deliver responsive support that keeps its shape through every turn. They feature medial and lateral support, comfort foam with a thermal top cover and the heel cup cradles your heels to amplify your body’s own cushioning.

Eco Award 2022 in partnership with POW UK

Recyclable ski (77%) constructed using 30% PEFC certified wood, 30% recycled materials and 2% bio sourced. Produced using a simple philosophy and the fewest possible materials. Graphic design process using no solvents or water. Produced using renewable energy.

Fresh Brand Award 2023

SYTX – stylish and eco-friendly customised ski goggle package includes choice of frame, lens and strap. Designed for longevity, individual parts can be replaced. Like all Aphex goggles 65% of flexible plastic is biobased, 100% of hard plastic is recycled and 100% of strap fabric is made of recycled bottles.

Social Events

After a hard day of buying, selling, deliberating and planning for the season to come, it’s important to unwind and refresh yourself for the next day of serious business. There are a number of events crucial for:

  • Catching up on gossip
  • Meeting old friends
  • Making new contacts
  • Getting new ideas
  • Socialising with suppliers
  • Networking with business colleagues and the media


The SIGB AGM will take place on Wednesday 10th January 2024 at 7pm.

Further details will be published in October.