July 26 - 29, 2017
Salt Lake City, UT

Demo Experience
July 25, 2017

Media Coverage

Just a few of the post-show articles and editor's picks from Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2015, and a few of the coverage of the upcoming show:
 

8-11-15 • 'Best In Show' At OR Show - Top Gear For 2016 (Part II) from GearJunkie- Our team spent four days at the OR Show to uncover these worthy evolutions and innovations in gear design. "Best in Show" winners often represent...



8-11-15 • Sports, Outdoor & Adventure Gear, STEM, Wearables & Medical Tech Highlight Action Packed Summer Issue of Innovation & Tech Today from Marketplace - The spirit of summer breaks free in the newest issue of Innovation & Tech Today, with an across-the-board look at the sports, adventure, and medical tech worlds that features some of the most identifiable figures in each area. The issue is available in every Barnes & Noble in North America, airports, and select newsstands throughout North America, and top commercial and business centers throughout the world. I & T Today is also available on every major digital platform to include Apple Newsstand, Google Play, Nook, Fire, Magzter, Issuu and Zinio...

8-10-15 • Teton Gravity Research presents Top 19 "WTF" Products from the Outdoor Retailers Conference - Every year over 25,000 people and 1,300 vendors descend on Salt Lake City for the Outdoor Retailers Conference. Brands are eager to show off their new products and innovations. Right alongside some of the most advanced gear come some truly head scratching products that make you say, "What the F&*K?". Here at TGR we celebrate these oddities and have compiled a gallery of the Top 19 "WTF" Products from the Outdoor Retailers Conference...

8-10-15 • 22 New Products Triathletes Will Love from triathlete - More than 1600 equipment and apparel manufacturers displayed their new products for 2015-2016 at Outdoor Retailer, the world’s largest outdoor sports show. Offerings for triathletes include high-tech wearables, fashionable (and functional) clothing design, and customizable comfort...

8-7-15 • This Week in Gear: What You Missed by Gear Institute - Happy Outdoor Retailer! If you'e not already aware, this week plays host to America's largest outdoor-industry tradeshow--during which thousands of outdoor gear nerds descend on Salt Lake City to debut prototypes, scope out new equipment...

8-7-15 • 'Best In Show' at Outdoor Retailer - Top Gear For 2016 from GearJunkie - Our team of experts spent the week sifting through thousands of products at the massive event to find the best to-be-released gear for 2016...

8-5-15 • SUP Magazine writes about On the Floor at Outdoor Retailer 2015 - Outdoor Retailer. It's the mecca for anyone with any sort of stake in the outdoor/action sports industry - the gargantuan, gear gurus' arena where deals are sealed, names are faced and good (or bad) impressions are made among industry moguls and micro-brands alike...



8-5-15 • 2016 Portable Power Preview from Backpacker - Whether you're a professional photographer, serial selfie-taker, or looking to keep your GPS watch alive, your options in portable power continue to grow. But just powering your tech isn's enough anymore; companies are doing so with style...



8-5-15 • Top 5 Gear Picks from Day One of Outdoor Retailer 2015 presented by Grind TV - This year at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market exhibition in Salt Lake City, boundaries were broken with innovative technology...



8-5-15 • Brooks Unveils Their Latest Technology: The Stride Signature Concept from Footwear News - As part of Outdoor Retailer 2015, Seattle-based running brand Brooks held a launch event Wednesday night in Salt Lake City to unveil its latest Stride Signature concept. The idea may be simple — find the perfect fitting shoe for each runner — yet Brooks’ way to achieve this goal includes the latest in sport technology, allowing the brand to determine how each runner differs, and match them to the appropriate shoe...



8-5-15 • Men's Journal presents Our Favorite New Gear for a Summer Adventure: Best of Outdoor Retailer - Outdoor gear continues to improve, and the floor at this summer's Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City didn't disappoint. From bear-proof coolers to grill-cleaning robots, here's the stuff we can't wait to get our hands on for summer...



8-5-15 • Glamping the O.R. from Park City Magazine - My Summer Outdoor Retailer show started off big with a glamping adventure courtesy of Visit Salt Lake. Tents were set up so guests could stay just west of where the Open Air Demo would take place the following morning... 

8-5-15 • Outdoor Retailer Show nearing decision about whether to stay in Salt Lake City beyond 2016 from Fox Business - Organizers of a lucrative biannual outdoor retailer show that has been in Salt Lake City for nearly two decades...

8-5-15 • Outdoor Retailer Show nears decision on staying in Utah from The Washington Times - Organizers of a lucrative biannual outdoor retailer show that has been in Salt Lake City for nearly two decades said Wednesday they are getting close to making a decision about whether the expo will stay beyond 2016...

8-4-15 • AspectSolar Introduces PoweRack 1500 at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Show from Yahoo! Finance - AspectSolar, an innovator in Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) green batteries and advanced solar panel technologies, has announced a portable power solution...

8-4-15 • Altra Running Introduces the Altra IQ Powered by iFit, the World's First Shoe-Able from StreetInsider.com - A running shoe that is able to collect data about your stride as you run, making you better informed about your own personal biomechanics...



8-4-15 • The Adventure Blog shares Off to the 2015 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market! - If you're an avid outdoor enthusiast, and a gear nut, you probably already know that the 2015 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market is set to get underway in Salt Lake City Utah tomorrow. For those of you who don't know...



7-20-15 • Outdoor Shoes For Multiple Terrains from The OR Show Issue of Footwear News - The landscape of the outdoor market is changing, with brands feeling the influence from a more urbanized outdoor enthusiast, social-based athletic events and experiences that last no longer than a day. But while the consumer landscape is changing, the traditional outdoor aficionado still exists, taking long hikes, going on camping trips and enjoying as much of the great outdoors as they can. Because of this expansion of the market, for spring '16, brands are taking steps to appeal to both customer types, broadening their product lines and offering silhouettes with crossover potential. Check out what brands will be offering for the upcoming season...