Outdoor Retailer Summer Market has proven to be the leading growth vehicle for retailers and brands of outdoor gear interested in progressing and advancing into multiple channels of the outdoor products marketplace. Summer Market is the outdoor products show where orders are written, new accounts are found, connections are made and brands are launched. From small shops and regional chains, to the largest national and international retailers - Summer Market attracts thousands of buyers and senior level decision makers that are looking for outdoor products, services, brands, fresh ideas, apparel launches, and outdoor innovation. Summer Market is where the latest technical innovations of outdoor gear are found.
Our number one priority is to provide outdoor gear manufacturers the most cost/time efficient means of connecting with outdoor sports specialty retailers, manufacturer reps and the media for unmatched selling opportunities and exposure. Celebrating more than 30 years, Outdoor Retailer connects approximately 46,000 attendees on a semi-annual basis for its Summer and Winter Market shows, conferences and education, and thousands more through our year-round online resources and platforms.
Don't miss the biggest outdoor industry gathering! Learn what brands are hot and see innovations in outdoor travel gear first-hand from the manufacturers at Summer Market. Outdoor retail stores and buyers looking for the latest outdoor products for the upcoming season know exactly where to find them - at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.
Outdoor Retailer Summer Market shows are considered the most powerful buying events in the outdoor industry with more quality brands, cutting edge technologies and emerging trends here than at any other single outdoor industry event. Summer Market is the show to find the legitimization of products and new brands for the outdoor specialty channel. Outdoor retail stores come to Summer Market because we are committed to helping you grow your business.
Benchmark Brand Awareness
Which exhibitors are creating a buzz on the show floor? Experience first-hand the brands that are getting the attention of consumer media, industry leaders and other outdoor retail stores. Discuss with these manufacturers what they are doing to create brand awareness and consumer loyalty with your core customers. Understanding both the new and established brands dominating the outdoor retail product landscape for the upcoming season allows you to stock the right inventory for your brand-driven consumers in search of quality products and services with confidence.
Maximize Your Profit Potential
Compare your current product offering to new ones. Are the lines in your outdoor retail store still the best fit for your customer and your bottom line? Summer Market offers the opportunity to compare the price points and profit potential of your best selling lines with their competition and use that information to negotiate and leverage opportunities during face-to-face meetings.
Update Your Product Mix for Secondary Markets
While placing orders and previewing products for your core markets at Summer Market, you can also keep a watchful eye on expanding your secondary market product line-up and revenue stream. Our exhibiting manufacturers are committed to fulfilling the needs of buyers looking to find new and interesting blends of products.
Experience the Product
Stimulate your planning process as you preview product lines, see material stories firsthand, and search for technical ideas and new emerging trends. At Summer Market you can experience the product just as your consumer would when they make a final purchase decision. This ability to touch and feel new products and test new technologies can replace hours of shopping lines' sell sheets and catalogs.
Why Top Manufacturers Exhibit At The Summer Market
How Outdoor Apparel And Product Manufacturers Exhibit?
Summer Market continues to be the largest gathering of the outdoor industry, giving exhibitors, outdoor apparel manufacturers and innovative gear designers unparalleled access to the core audience that provides measurable ROI.
As Summer Market continues to be a sold out show the benefits of exhibiting at Summer Market are demonstrated time and again. Outdoor apparel manufacturers and the outdoor apparel market come to Summer Market to gather market intelligence, see the competition, learn cutting edge technology and learn the upcoming trends.
· Experience growth
· Demonstrate new products
· Obtain insight and commitments
· Create new and consistent alliances
· Meet with senior level decision makers
· Accomplish valuable business in 5 days
· Establish the right trajectory for your brand
· Celebrate the community of the outdoor industry
· Promote advances in technology, safety and innovation
Summer Market features our annual Open Air Demo for in environment testing, community zones, timely education for retail, design, trend and manufacturing audiences, and is the largest gathering of the tribe and qualified key industry retailers.