NOVEMBER 6-8, 2024

JUNE 18-20, 2025



Online Registration for Outdoor Retailer Winter & Outdoor Design + Innovation is open!

The show returns November 6-8, 2024 to the Salt Palace Convention Center, in Salt Lake City this winter and we can’t wait to see you there! Register now!

Apply Now For The All-New Hosted Buyer Program

Outdoor Retailer and Outdoor Design + Innovation features a robust Hosted Buyer Program intended for specialty independent retailers who are ready to purchase outdoor apparel, clothing, footwear, gear, recreation and leisure products. Get in on the ground floor and be part of this brand new program. Submitting your application below will afford specialty retailer buyers the opportunity to subsidize out-of-pocket travel costs to attend the show. Each application will be reviewed and vetted by our Buyer Relations team on a case-by-case basis. Submitting an application does not guarantee approval

Apply today for Outdoor Retailer Winter 2024.

Need help determining which registration type to select?
View our credentials guidelines.

Do you have additional questions?
Be sure to visit our FAQ page or reach out to our Buyer Relations team.


Frequently Asked Questions

+ When and where is the Outdoor Retailer tradeshow?

Winter — November 6-8, 2024

Wednesday, November 6:        9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Thursday, November 7:       9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, November 8:  9 a.m. – 4 p.m.*


Buyer Hours: Dedicated Buyer Hours for Retail Buyer, Importer/Distributor, and Working Media badge holders at Outdoor Retailer are available on Day 1 and Day 2 from 9-11 a.m., and the show floor opens up to all attendees at 11 a.m. The Outdoor Design + Innovation show floor is open from 9 a.m. each day. Access to education sessions in The Camp, the Ranger Station and Trend + Design Center is also available at 9 a.m. all three days.

Salt Palace Convention Center
100 SW Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

+ How much does Outdoor Retailer cost?

Please note that you must qualify to attend.

Retail Buyer, Importer / Distributor, Designer, Developer Working Media:

  • FREE
  • Onsite (starting November 06, 2024): $40

Independent Representative, Media Sales, Event Organizer, Non-Buyer, Non-Exhibiting Manufacturer

  • Early Bird (until October 04, 2024): $1,000
  • Pre-Show (October 05 – November 05, 2024): $1,100
  • Onsite (November 06, 2024): $1,200

+ What business credentials are required to register for Outdoor Retailer?

Please review the Credential Requirements information.

+ How do I find my registration log-in information?

If you are having trouble logging in, please call the registration hotline at (866) 221-7934 or email OTRSummer@maritz.com.

+ I completed registration online and did not receive a confirmation email. What should I do?

If you completed the registration process online and did not receive a confirmation email immediately after saving, please log back on to the registration page and search your company name. If the lookup says your status is pending or already registered, call the registration hotline at (866) 221-7934, confirm that we have the correct email and ask to have your confirmation resent. If you are unable to locate your registration record, it was not completed the first time and you will need to re-register.

+ I submitted my business credentials when registering online. When will I receive my approval confirmation?

You will be notified via email once your registration has been reviewed. We will follow up and/or send confirmation within two weeks. If you have not heard from us after two weeks, please call the registration hotline at (866) 221-7934.

+ How do I change my registration type?

Please review the Credential Requirements to assure you are registered correctly. If your registration type has been changed, you have not been approved and need to submit further credentials. Follow the Credentials Requirements for details on documents for your attendee type.

+ I am bringing someone with me; do they need a badge to enter the show?

All attendees of Outdoor Retailer must be qualified and registered for a badge. Children of qualified attendees are allowed and must be registered for a badge as well. Outdoor Retailer is a business-to-business trade event and is not open to the public. Please make sure that anyone you bring is a qualified attendee as well, and each individual will need to provide credentials, as outlined HERE.

+ How do I add more staff to my store/company once I’m registered and qualified?

Register your additional staff just as you registered originally. If you are registering a first-time buyer, you must submit their credentials.


+ What if I want a refund for my registration?

Registration for Outdoor Retailer is non-refundable. No exceptions.

+ I am traveling from another country. How do I get a Visa/Invitation Letter?

Invitation letters are sent upon completion of registration.


+ How should I prepare to attend?

After receiving registration confirmation:

  • Make travel plans to attend Outdoor Retailer.
  • Visit our Hotels page to book lodging.

+ Terms & Conditions

  1. Attendee grants Emerald the right to use Attendee’s name, image and likeness, including but not limited to any photographs or video taken of you at the show, for marketing purposes.
    ATTENTION: Exhibitors and Sponsors at Outdoor Retailer and Outdoor Design + Innovation may utilize badge scanning in order to follow up with you after the show. Please be aware that by permitting an exhibitor/sponsor to scan your badge, your contact information including address, email, phone & fax will be shared with the exhibitor/sponsor, and Outdoor Retailer, Outdoor Design + Innovation, and Emerald will no longer be in control of how your information is used. Questions or concerns? Email privacy@emeraldx.com.Emerald reserves the right to accept, reject or prohibit registration for or attendance at its events at any time for any reason.Attendee expressly assumes, and releases Emerald and any affiliates from, all risks, claims, damages, losses, costs and expenses, whether or not reasonably foreseeable, associated with, resulting from or arising in connection with Attendee’s participation, presence or sampling of any products at the Event, including, without limitation, all risks of harm, damage, illness (including viruses or illness from any communicable disease or from any sampled products) or injury (including death) to or related to Attendee and his or her person or property.Attendee expressly agrees to fully comply with applicable health and safety measures and protocols for attendance at Outdoor Retailer and Outdoor Design + Innovation.By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, you confirm that you have reviewed and agree to the Emerald Privacy Policy.