OUTDOOR TRADE SHOW (OTS) 2018

Tuesday 3rd - Thursday 5th JULY 2018

Event City, Manchester, M41 7TB

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OTS 2018 - now open for exhibitor bookings!

7th December 2017

New Venue: EventCity, Manchester

New Partner: ROKs joins OTS

New Dates: 3rd – 5th July 2018

The UK’s largest outdoor trade show is now open for exhibitor bookings! The Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2018 will take place from Tuesday 3rd to Thursday 5th July 2018 at its new venue, EventCity in Manchester, and will once again provide…

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OTS ANNOUNCES NEW VENUE AND DATES FOR 2018

16th October 2017

‘ROKS Joins with OTS’

The founders and organisers of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) are pleased to announce that the 2018 show will go ahead at EventCity, Manchester (3rd – 5th July).  The decision follows exhaustive research with retailers and exhibitors that reflected a common desire for the creation of ‘one unified trade show’ with…

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Quality visitor attendance at OTS following new July dates

31st July 2017

 

OTS 2017 was host to over 500 new and existing brands who signed up to showcase their product ranges to retailers in July. The show was revamped for this summer’s exhibition, with new July dates, new brands, new joint partner (OIA), a new layout inside the exhibition halls and more, with an increase…

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UK Outdoor Industry Awards - Finalists Announced at OTS Party

14th July 2017

The finalists for the 2018 UK Outdoor Industry Awards were announced in a presentation at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) Party on 12th July 2017.

All of the products entered were on display at OTS, the UK’s largest outdoor trade exhibition, giving the trade an opportunity to see and vote for their favourite outdoor…

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First outdoor show for ACAI trousers

10th July 2017

Newcomers to OTS, ACAI have developed amazing outdoor trousers which mimic the look of skinny jeans while being extremely lightweight, breathable and high performance to boot. ACAI truly feel these trousers are totally unique in the market as they are aiming for women who love to be outdoors walking, climbing,…

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Maier Sports teams up with Walks Around Britain at OTS

5th July 2017

Fitting and trousers specialist Maier Sports is teaming up with Walks Around Britain for TV series, season 4. Filming starts in July ready for broadcast in September. Founder, editor and presenter Andrew White will be joining the Maier Sports team on the stand at OTS on Tuesday 11th July 1-3pm – come and find…

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Terra Nova will again be exhibiting tents at OTS

28th June 2017

Terra Nova will again be exhibiting tents at OTS. Not content with 4 Guinness World Records for the world’s lightest tent, the development team has been hard at work producing 2 new record breaking models for Spring/Summer 2018 – the Laser Pulse Ultra 1 and the Laser Pulse 1. Both tents are aimed at…

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Snugpak to display new Softie Expansion collection at OTS 2017

23rd June 2017

Snugpak, the UK’s leading sleeping bag and insulated clothing manufacturer, is launching the new Softie Expansion collection at OTS 2017.

It boasts all of the features of a traditional sleeping bag with the added bonus of an Elasticated Expander Panel, which allows users to increase the width for extra space and freedom for movement. The sleeping…

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Storm to display new branding at OTS 2017

23rd June 2017

Storm is rebranding for 2018!

Whilst the trusted performance will stay the same, the brand has undergone a complete refresh; new logo, labels, and brand messaging to challenge the market and differ from competitors. Along with their rebrand they are launching a new campaign, ‘Before, During, After’ which embodies Storm’s reason for being – taking…

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GP Batteries to launch to the outdoor trade at OTS 2017

23rd June 2017

Launching to the Outdoors this season, world leading manufacturer of primary and rechargeable batteries, GP Batteries UK introduces its Red Dot award-winning range of professional grade torches. ‘Beam’ torches are ideal for the serious outdoor enthusiast and feature a lumen range of 100 to 1000, high quality CREE LEDs, aircraft grade aluminium and industry…

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Maier Sports all new SS18 PFC-free range showing at OTS in July

23rd June 2017

Following the UK launch at OTS last year, Maier Sports is back with a brand new collection for SS18 including completely PFC-free trousers.

To see Maier Sports at OTS, visit HEJ International – stand 60.

Unique tailoring, top functionality and a perfect fit are three convincing arguments with which Maier Sports has established itself as the…

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Hanwag exhibits new Tatra collection at OTS 2017

23rd June 2017

German bootmaker Hanwag will extend its award-winning Tatra collection for 2018, introducing both an updated version of the original Tatra as well as a new, lightweight model suited to less demanding terrain.  

Unveiled to the UK trade at OTS 2017, the updated Tatra II GTX features…

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Fjӓllrӓven showcases its new Greenland collection at OTS

23rd June 2017

2018 marks 50 years since Swedish outdoor expert Fjӓllrӓven first introduced its iconic Greenland Jacket and to celebrate the anniversary of the jacket which became such a pivotal piece, the brand will introduce a new Greenland collection for SS18. 

Showcased at OTS this July, the collection combines a…

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Ruffwear showcasing new products at OTS 2017

13th June 2017

Ruffwear®, the performance dog gear brand, launched its largest ever product development range this year, fuelled by demand driven by rapid sales growth world-wide. The latest range features new product additions and developments across canine harnesses, leashes, collars, backpacks and boots.

 

Fastest-Selling Premium Dog Harness

The brand’s fastest-selling premium Front Range™ Harness received a colour-refresh and…

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New Terra Nova and Wild Country Tents for SS18 at OTS

13th June 2017

The Laser Pulse Ultra 1 and Laser Pulse 1 are both the lightest and second lightest double wall tents in the world. The Laser Pulse Ultra 1 weighs only 450g minimum (490g packed). The Laser Pulse 1 weighs just 485g minimum (545g packed).

The Pioneer Micro, Pioneer 1 and Pioneer 2 in our new Minima…

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Deadline extended for UK Outdoor Industry Awards

12th June 2017

Deadline extended to 28th June 2017 – ENTER NOW

The Awards offer a great opportunity for promotion to trade and consumers – here are five reasons why you should enter.

1. All products entered will be on display in a feature area at OTS (11th – 13th July 2017) in front of over 1000 retail visitors….

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OTS 2017 Party tickets now on sale!

8th June 2017

Wednesday 12th July @ 6pm

Following last year’s successful sold out event, the OTS Party is to make a welcome return for 2017 and will begin straight after the second day (12th July) of the show comes to an end at 6pm. Tickets cost just £10 per person, which can now be…

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MyFenix launching new products at OTS 2017

17th May 2017

MyFenix will be showing several new lights at OTS 2017, including the new FD20 AA battery powered focusing torch – more new product launches will be announced closer to the show!

Now the UK Distributor for the Ruike brand of knives, the UK legal range will be shown for the first time at OTS 2017.

“We have…

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OrderWise exhibiting at OTS 2017

3rd May 2017

OrderWise will be exhibiting at the Outdoor Trade Show for the first time in July and we’re looking forward to meeting with a range of attendees from across the country.

The outdoor leisure sector has seen growth in recent times and following the nation’s decision to leave the EU, more people appear to be camping…

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OTS 2017 Visitor Registration Now Open!

18th April 2017

Online visitor registration for the UK’s largest outdoor trade show is now open for this year’s event, which will take place from Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th July 2017 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire.

Trade visitors can now register to attend OTS 2017 by visiting the website (www.outdoortradeshow.com/visitor-registration) and filling in one simple online…

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Deadline for OIA Member Discount Extended - Book Your Stand Now!

20th March 2017

OTS is quickly filling up with almost 70 exhibitors booked to attend the July UK show. OIA members now have until the 31st March to book their stand at the show at a discounted member rate.

Brands committed to OTS so far include: Hi-Tec, Vango, Cadac, Petzl, La Sportiva, Gregory, Ortlieb, Exped, Icebreaker, Keen, Sherpa,…

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Exhibitor bookings rise for OTS 2017

31st January 2017

The UK’s largest outdoor industry exhibition, OTS 2017, is all set to be another successful year thanks to variety of new and existing brands that have already signed up to showcase their product ranges to retailers, over five months ahead of the opening day – the latest floor plans and

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Book your stand at OTS 2017 - discount for OIA Members!

12th December 2016

As a direct benefit of membership of the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), members can claim an exclusive discount on stand space at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2017, which will once again be held at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire.

Rather than the usual September date, it will take place from 11th to 13th July 2017…

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OTS 2017 now open for exhibitor bookings

14th November 2016

New July Dates, New Look and New Partnerships!

The UK’s largest outdoor trade show, OTS 2017, is now open for exhibitor bookings! Taking place from Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th July 2017 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, the annual show provides exhibiting companies with a fantastic opportunity to showcase their product ranges to over 1,000…

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Exhibitors impressed with quality of retailers at OTS 2016

13th September 2016

The 11th Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2016) closed its doors on Thursday 8th September following a hugely successful event, according to the outstanding feedback received from exhibitors so far. 965 trade visitors attended the show over the two day show, which was host to the latest products and innovations within the outdoor industry.

OTS Organiser…

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UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017 - finalists announced!

9th September 2016

The finalists for the 2017 UK Outdoor Industry Awards were announced last night in an award ceremony at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) Party, sponsored by Vango, ‘celebrating 50 years outdoors’, which was brand new for this year’s show.

All 100 products entered are currently on display at OTS, the UK’s largest outdoor trade…

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Snugpak to showcase new sleeping bags at OTS!

1st September 2016

Snugpak, the UK’s leading sleeping bag and insulated clothing manufacturer, will be showcasing a variety of new sleeping bag ranges at this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS), including the Travelpak range, which has been updated for 2017, and a new Basecamp Explorer bag for kids to complement the existing adult collection. Snugpak will also…

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BRITA to launch new water filter bottle ‘fill&go Active’ at OTS!

31st August 2016

BRITA will be exhibiting for the first time at the Outdoor Trade Show showcasing new products launching this year. Building on 61% market share in the water filter bottle category*, the new fill&go Vital and fill&go Active have great potential to drive further growth. With its portable, light and durable design, they are perfect hydration…

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UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017 - Vote Now!

31st August 2016

** Voting Closes @ 5pm on Friday **

Online voting for the 2017 UK Outdoor Industry Awards has been launched, giving the trade an opportunity to select their favourite outdoor products which are brand new to the outdoor market.

Not only can the outdoor trade vote online – until 5pm on 2nd September – but all of the…

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OIA Director’s Forum with Tom Levitt to be held at OTS 2016

25th August 2016

Book now – non-members welcome!

The next OIA Director’s Forum is to be led by former-MP Tom Levitt, influential consultant on business engagement with communities, trainer, writer on responsible business, author of ‘Welcome to GoodCo: Using the Tool of Business to Create Public Good’, and more!   It is scheduled to take place at 6.15pm…

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Moskito Guard® to introduce a new, DEET-free insect repellent

24th August 2016

At OTS this year, Moskito Guard® is to introduce a new, DEET-free insect repellent that is scientifically proven to help provide protection against mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, sandflies and other biting insects both at home and abroad which can cause infectious diseases and skin irritations.

Moskito Guard® contains 20% Picaridin, which is recommended by the World Health…

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OTS Party - last chance to buy tickets - over 200 tickets already sold!

24th August 2016

Brand new for this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2016) is the OTS Party (Sponsored by Vango, Celebrating 50 Years Outdoors) – and with over 200 tickets already purchased, it promises to be one of the networking highlights of the year!

Tickets available to buy online until Wednesday 24th August 2016 at www.outdoortradeshow.com/party,…

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MyFenix to display new multi-charger at OTS 2016

18th August 2016

Fenixlight have expanded their range of chargers with the new ARE-X2. Similar to the hugely popular ARE-X1 but now with two charging bays featuring spring loaded sliding contacts to allow the charging of a wide variety of Li-ion batteries. In addition, this device will also charge AA and AAA sized Ni-mH batteries.

ARE-X2 also features…

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OIA Director’s Forum to be hosted at OTS 2016

12th August 2016

Book now – limited places available

The next Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) Director’s Forum is scheduled to take place at 6.15pm on Wednesday 7th September during the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2016 at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. As the first day of the show comes to an end, attendees will make their way…

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Storm to launch new PCF-Free One Bottle ‘Wash & Proof’ Solution

8th August 2016

New for 2016, leading cleaning, proofing and aftercare brand STORM, introduces Wash & Proof; its latest one wash solution for those occasions when a garment needs a quick clean and top-up proofing, which it will be showcasing at OTS 2016.

Based on STORM’s ECO, PFC free chemistry, Wash &…

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Snugpak’s Kitmonster collection, updated for 2017

8th August 2016

At this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS), Snugpak, the UK’s leading sleeping bag and insulated clothing manufacturer, will be showcasing its newly revamped Kitmonster range of rugged multi activity holdalls, which are now made with an extra tough weather resistant tarpaulin fabric.

Available in 70L and 120L capacities, the larger pack (Roller Kitmonster 120) also…

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Forestia introduces new organic cereal bars

8th August 2016

Spanish outdoor food brand Forestia has the most important meal of the day taken care of in 2017 as it extends its collection to include a new range of organic cereal bars. Available in a selection of flavours including Cereal and Fig, Cereal, Fruit and Chocolate and Cereal with Quinoa and Cranberries, the new…

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Real Turmat launches new ‘On the Go’ products

8th August 2016

Expedition food expert Real Turmat extends its product range for 2017 with a new ‘On the Go’ collection that is ideal for giving outdoor enthusiasts an extra burst of energy and protein while trekking or taking part in expeditions.

A lightweight yet nutrition-packed snack made of dried, Norwegian beef, the ‘On the Go’ range will…

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Mora unveils the full-tang Garberg knife

8th August 2016

Continuing to build its UK brand-presence, Mora Kniv will display its latest collection of outdoor knives at OTS 2016. Ideal for camping, bushcraft and everyday outdoor activities, all Mora knives are manufactured at the company’s headquarters in Sweden for guaranteed quality and performance.

At OTS, Mora will exhibit the new Garberg, the brand’s first and…

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Hanwag introduces the new Makra footwear family

8th August 2016

At OTS 2016, Hanwag will showcase its 2017 collection including the new Makra Combi GTX. A versatile new boot ideal for scrambling or lightweight glacier crossings, the Makra Combi offers comfort and performance across rugged terrain. Constructed on Hanwag’s Alpine Wide last, the Makra Combi offers a close, precise fit, yet has slightly more…

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Fjӓllrӓven upgrades its backpack collection

8th August 2016

Fjӓllrӓven will unveil a brand new backpack collection at OTS, including the new Abisko Friluft trekking pack. Available gender-specific versions and two sizes (35 and 45litre), the Abisko Friluft features an advanced, new ventilated backsystem that offers increased carrying comfort in warm weather or on longer treks.

Packed full of Fjӓllrӓven’s ‘DNA’ the new packs…

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MyFenix to showcase new rechargeable headlamp Fenix HP25R at OTS

3rd August 2016

Following on from the success of the original Fenix HP25, Fenix have redesigned and improved on what was already an excellent model. Now featuring a more powerful spot LED giving 1000 ANSI lumens, combined with a deeper reflector for even longer range.

A 350 lumen, diffused 90 degree angle flood light for local area lighting,…

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OTS 2016 Party - tickets now on sale!

29th July 2016

*Sponsored by Vango, Celebrating 50 Years Outdoors*

Brand new for this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2016) is the OTS Party, sponsored by Vango, which has been making tents and equipment for families to camp in comfort, adventurers to go light and wild, and for mountaineers to survive in extreme conditions for 50 years!

Taking place…

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LIFESAVER to showcase range of portable water filters for the first time at OTS

28th July 2016

Following on from a successful first appearance at this year’s OutDoor show, LIFESAVER® is ready to further develop the brand’s position and profile in the Outdoor Market and will be exhibiting at OTS for the first time in the Autumn. LIFESAVER® is a robust, high-capacity, portable water filter that removes viruses, bacteria and cysts….

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Powertraveller to proudly introduce a new range at OTS 2016

26th July 2016

Over the last few months we have been working hard here at Powertraveller HQ on re-designing and upgrading the products to meet our customer requirements and we are now extremely proud to introduce our new range to attendees of OTS 2016.

The new range will offer better performance and more competitive pricing, all wrapped up…

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UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017 - two weeks left to enter!

22nd July 2016

Following the success and exposure that the inaugural UK Outdoor Industry Awards received last year, the search is back to find the next product of the year!

There are now just over two weeks left for brands to be in with a chance of winning – the 2017 UK Outdoor Industry Awards are open to…

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Man O’Leisure to Launch French Mountain Sports Specialist CAIRN at OTS

20th July 2016

Well-established wintersport distributor Man O’Leisure (MOL) is delighted to add leading French mountain sports specialist CAIRN to its portfolio of existing brands.

CAIRN is the number one provider of helmets and goggles in the French market and are now setting its sights on growing the brand here in the UK. Created in 1938 by Albert…

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MyFenix to launch even more lights at OTS 2016

20th July 2016

The Fenix CL30R rechargeable lantern has finally arrived, come and see it on stand 43a. Pack small but illuminate LARGE. From 10 to 650 lumens it can be a low level night light or used to light up the whole campsite. CL30R is compact, bright, waterproof and even floats. It also features a USB…

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BUFF to showcase new SS17 Pack Run Cap at OTS 2016

18th July 2016

Known for its industry-leading winter headwear, BUFF® the multifunctional headwear brand is entering a new era with its new product, Pack Run Cap, which will be showcased at OTS 2016 (available 1st March 2017) on stand 38.

Developed by in-house experts and tested by professional athletes, this ultra-lightweight cap provides outstanding protection from the sun…

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Proagencies to launch new products to the UK Market at OTS

24th June 2016

New products are to be launched to the UK Market at OTS 2016 by Proagencies brands on stand 84:

MSR® TrailShot™ Microfilter Delivers Hydration on the Run – the new MSR® TrailShot™ Microfilter effortlessly delivers filtered water direct from the source into your mouth or hydration system. The TrailShot is the smartest way to hydrate…

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OTS 2017 moves to July & OIA becomes joint shareholder

24th June 2016

With the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2016 still over two months away, the organisers have announced next year’s dates and a new joint shareholder for the 2017 event.

In a move to further embrace the extraordinary work of the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) and become more representative of the whole trade, OTS has gifted the…

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UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017 - now open for entries

23rd June 2016

Following the success and exposure that the inaugural UK Outdoor Industry Awards received last year, the search is back to find the next product of the year!

The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), in association with the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) and The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show, has launched the 2017 UK Outdoor Industry…

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MyFenix to launch three new rechargeable lights at OTS 2016

17th June 2016

Compact, light, bright and rechargeable via micro USB, Fenix new UCO1 mini torch offers 3 brightness levels from 1 to 45 lumens via its stainless steel push button switch. UC01 remembers your last used brightness setting and features a battery level indicator so you’ll never be left in the dark.

The new Fenix RC09 is…

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OTS 2016 opens booking for New Brands Area

10th June 2016

This year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2016) is to once again host a special area dedicated to new brands looking to showcase their products to around 1,300 retailers – the organisers are now taking bookings.

Limited to 10 brands that have not exhibited at OTS before, the New Brands Area is a dedicated display area…

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Online Visitor Registration Now Open!

1st June 2016

The countdown to the UK’s largest outdoor trade show has officially begun, marked by the opening of online visitor registration – OTS 2016 is to take place on Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th September 2016 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire.

Trade visitors can now register to attend the largest outdoor show in the UK…

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Award Winning Gadget Keeps Sports Enthusiasts Perfectly Hydrated

24th May 2016

The world’s first electronic fuel gauge and app to monitor and maintain hydration levels on the move will be launched at OTS this September!

An ultra runner, turned product designer has launched the world’s first plug and play device, which connects to any existing hydration bladder to help runners, trail bikers, hikers, climbers and outdoor…

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Why exhibit at a trade show?

21st April 2016

One of the main reasons to exhibit at a trade show is to meet and connect with new prospective customers, and ultimately make some sales. Exhibitions offer an unbeatable, cost effective opportunity for manufacturers and distributors to generate sales by presenting brands, products and services to a very relevant and captive audience in person….

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OTS 2016 - online exhibitor list now live!

18th April 2016

The website for the UK’s largest outdoor trade show, OTS 2016, is now live and includes the latest exhibitor list and floor plans. Many of last year’s exhibitors have rebooked and some have even doubled the size of their stands, including Mountain Boot Company (MBC), Regatta and Buffera.

Taking place on Wednesday 7th and Thursday…

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OTS 2016 - exhibitor bookings now being taken!

7th March 2016

The UK’s largest outdoor trade show, OTS 2016, is now open for exhibitor bookings! Taking place on Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th September 2016 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, the annual show provides exhibiting companies with a fantastic opportunity to showcase their product ranges to around 1,300 retail visitors.

OTS Organiser Marta Williams said “We…

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UK Outdoor Industry Awards - Vote for your favourite outdoor product online now!

15th January 2016

Online voting for the brand new UK Outdoor Industry Awards is now open, giving the public an opportunity to select their favourite outdoor products, which are new to the outdoor market. Votes can be placed by clicking here.

This is the final stage of the awards process, where over 100 entries in ten categories…

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OTS 2016 - Dates set for an early September two-day show

15th December 2015

 

The dates have been confirmed for the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2016 following feedback received from exhibitors and visitors who attended this year’s show. There has been an increasing number of requests for the show to be moved to a slightly earlier September date, so OTS 2016 will take place on Wednesday 7th and…

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10th Outdoor Trade Show sees increased retailer attendance

22nd September 2015

The tenth anniversary of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2015) closed its doors on Thursday 17th September following a hugely successful event, with 1277 trade visitors attending the show over the three day period. With 133 exhibitors, and a record number of 25 outdoors, the show was the largest in its history and was…

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New UK Outdoor Industry Awards - finalists announced

17th September 2015

The finalists for the brand new UK Outdoor Industry Awards have been announced in an award ceremony at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2015, which is this year celebrating its 10th anniversary.

All 103 products entered by brands across the outdoor industry have been on display at OTS, providing visitors with an opportunity to vote…

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Terra Nova unveils world's lightest two person free-standing tent

14th September 2015

Guinness World Record holding outdoor gear specialist Terra Nova Equipment is continuing to lead the way in cutting edge technology for outdoor adventurers. On display at OTS 2015 (Stand 73 and Grass Block 49:1-5), and in the shops this season, is the ultimate two person free-standing tent – the Solar Ultra 2 – which…

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Petromax and Feuerhand - first time at OTS

3rd September 2015

The two brands Petromax and Feuerhand are bringing their passion for light and fire to the OTS in 2015. Besides the established products in the range of outdoor, garden and camping, Petromax is to showcase more than 10 new products on their stand 62b.

Petromax, which has gained new fame with…

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MyFenix to unveil Fenix CP30R rechargeable camping lantern

28th August 2015

MyFenix will be showcasing the soon to be released Fenix CP30R rechargeable camping lantern at OTS 2015.

Able to use either one, two or three 18650 Li-ion rechargeable batteries and giving a maximum output of 650 lumens neutral white light, this lantern is also capable of running up to 350 hours at the lowest 10…

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Keeblecare to showcase The Queen’s Award winning incognito® at OTS 2015.

27th August 2015

“incognito® has won The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Developments recognised as the ultimate UK business award. The category of Sustainable Development is awarded for a business: “ensuring a better quality of life for generations to come” and was made to incognito® for applying outstanding ethical standards in the development and production of…

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New UK Outdoor Industry Awards - less than a week left to enter!

26th August 2015

There is now less than a week left to enter the brand new UK Outdoor Industry Awards, which have recently been launched by the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), in association with the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) and The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show. The deadline for…

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New for the 2016 Season from Isabella

24th August 2015

At this year’s OTS, Isabella is introducing the New Commodore Seed, a 3 metre deep awning, ideal for seasonal caravanning. This spacious awning is produced in Isacryl our durable, breathable fibre-dyed acrylic material in warm, subdued colours of Granite, Steel and Seed. It has large windows, mosquito nets in both side and…

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Rosker brands Fjӓllrӓven and Hanwag launch new products

20th August 2015

Fjӓllrӓven is to showcase its award-winning new tent collection at OTS 2015. Combining advanced, new models with new and improved versions of the brand’s most popular designs, the SS16 tent range has been carefully considered to the smallest detail. Constructed with a lightweight, new Nylon TripleRip fabric that offers…

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Kozi Kidz launches the perfect outfit choice for adventurous kids

20th August 2015

Kozi Kidz will unveil its new Oxford Explorer range at OTS 2015. Combining outstanding weather protection with exceptional durability, the new Oxford Explorer Jacket and matching trousers are the perfect outfit choice for adventurous kids. 

Kozi Kidz Oxford Explorer Jacket

Waterproof, breathable, durable; the new Oxford…

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Lifemarque prepares to unveil its most comprehensive collection to date at OTS 2015

20th August 2015

2016 is set to be an exciting year for all three of Lifemarque’s travel-focused brands as the UK-based company prepares to unveil its most comprehensive collection to date at OTS 2015. Building on a strong year of growth, in which the company saw sales increase by more than 10%, the 2016…

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Coleman’s exciting new range of FastPitch™ tents

20th August 2015

Speed is key for Coleman in 2016 as the family-camping expert unveils an exciting new collection of FastPitch™ tents at OTS 2015. Featuring advanced inflatable constructions to help make pitching quicker and easier, the new FastPitch™ Air models pair their fast set up times with Coleman’s signature reliability and comfort-enhancing features. 

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Harvey Maps at OTS

6th August 2015

HARVEY specialises in publishing maps for outdoor recreation, created from original mapping.  We have been producing these award winning, waterproof maps since 1977.

At this years OTS we will be showcasing the newly re-designed Superwalker XT25. These maps are clear and easy to read, open directly to either side of the sheet and are light, slim…

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New UK Outdoor Industry Awards launched - open to entries from all until 1st September 2015

5th August 2015

The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), in association with the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) and The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show, has launched the new UK Outdoor Industry Awards, which are now open to entries from brands across the UK outdoor industry.

The new awards replace the existing OTS Novel Awards, and encompass the whole…

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OTS 2015 Outdoor Area - The Place To Pitch!

30th July 2015

The one stop shop for tent, caravan accessory and awnings retailers

With the sheer volume and quality of tent and awnings brands already booked to exhibit at this year’s 10th anniversary show, the outdoor area of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) 2015 is proving to be the place to pitch!   The show offers caravan…

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Eskimo to launch Minipresso at OTS 2015

30th July 2015

Distribution company, Eskimo Agency, will be using OTS 2015 to launch a number of new, exciting products, to the outdoor trade including Minipresso. Minipresso is the world’s most portable espresso machine being hand-powered and requiring no batteries, electricity or cartridges.

All you need is boiling water and ground coffee.  The semi-automatic piston injects water through the coffee…

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FRIO to launch new adventure cooling products at OTS

28th July 2015

FRIO UK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of coolant products for outdoor pursuits, including hiking, camping and mountaineering, is launching a range of new products at the Outdoor Trade Show (Stand 211).

Renowned for its patented, pocket-sized insulin cooling wallets used by adventurers with diabetes, the British company is introducing its new drinks cooler…

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Buff to showcase new hat line at OTS 2015

7th July 2015

BUFF®, the leading brand of neck accessories, is to showcase its new line of HATS and its sport lifestyle collection at this year’s Outdoor Trade Show 2015.

Over 160 designs comprise the collection, which covers the entire range of market needs, from the most lifestyle design to the top performance hat. Innovation and design are…

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OTS 2015 Visitor Registration now open!

7th July 2015

OTS_170The countdown to the UK’s largest outdoor trade show has officially begun, marked by the opening of online visitor registration for the 10th anniversary of the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS).

Taking place from Tuesday 15th September to Thursday 17th September 2015 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, OTS…

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Rider to launch to the outdoor trade at OTS 2015

2nd July 2015

Rider has selected OTS 2015 to launch to the outdoor trade, which will be the only UK outdoor exhibition the brand will be showcased at in 2015.

Since its inception in 1986, Rider has grown exponentially and with the backing and marketing support of the world’s largest casual shoe manufacturers, Grendene (who introduced wildly popular…

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Meet the New Man O'Leisure Owner at OTS

30th June 2015

Originally founded over 30 years ago by Geoff and Sally Burton, who established a reputation for offering quality brands together with exceptional customer service. Earlier this year Geoff and Sally sold South-West based Man O’Leisure to Jon Whitfield. Jon’s immense passion and love of the outdoors is reflected in the exciting new brands that…

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New website launched to celebrate the 10th anniversary of OTS

18th June 2015

With three months still to go, over 100 exhibitors have signed up for the 10th Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2015), and a new website has been launched to provide visitors and exhibitors with more information about the event.

The new OTS website is simple to navigate and has the latest floor plans available to download…

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New Brands Area returns for OTS 2015

1st June 2015

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this year’s Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2015) begins on Tuesday 15th September 2015, and there will once again be a special area dedicated to new brands looking to showcase their products to around 1,500 retailers.

Limited to 10 brands that have not exhibited at OTS before, the New Brands Area is…

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10 years of OTS!

15th May 2015

Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, OTS is already taking shape, with repeat bookings from major brands and the launch of new products which will debut at this year’s show. New exhibitors indoors include Regatta, Thule, Falke, Hoka One One, with the outdoor grass areas boasting all the major tent and awnings brands in…

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Keela to launch new Primaloft Hood

15th May 2015

Keela is launching a new Primaloft Hood at this year’s show. It is designed as an add-on for the popular Sherpa jacket it is nevertheless suitable for use with a variety of jackets. The Flylite outer fabric means it’s windproof and resistant to water, while…

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Cicerone to showcase new guidebooks

15th May 2015

Cicerone will be showcasing its new guidebooks at OTS in September. Particularly exciting titles include: ‘Abode of the Gods’ by Kev Reynolds, a new edition of ‘The National Trails’ by Paddy Dillon and the recently published ‘Book of the Bothy’ by Phoebe Smith, published in July and already a best-seller. Cicerone is continuing with…

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