ISPO BEIJING 2015: Asia’s Strongest Sporting Goods Exhibition Posts New Record Numbers
A total of 434 exhibitors (2014: 431) with 656 brands presented their products from the Outdoor, Action Sports, Ski, Sportstyle and Fabrics & Fibres segments on about 40,000 square meters of exhibit space.
The ISPO AWARD is a reliable tool for retailers to navigate the multi-faceted selection of sporting goods offered by the industry. Consumers like the award because it provides them with neutral purchasing advice by experts.
ISPO BEIJING 2015: Top Brands And Plenty Of Highlights At Asia’s Strongest Sporting Goods Exhibition
The exhibition has been consistently expanding its role as the only B2B multi-segment platform in the Asia-Pacific region since 2005. At its tenth anniversary the event celebrated a new visitor record with 30,000 visiting business professionals.
Strong partnerships in the kayaking and water segment
ISPO SHANGHAI, taking place from July 2 to 4, 2015, will be the first cross-segment sports business platform in the growing Chinese market, with the kayaking and water segment expecting tremendous growth in the Asia-Pacific region.
The ISPO AWARD is the seal of quality for extraordinary sports products. The ASIAN PRODUCTS segment expanded the concept in 2013. The focus is on entries from Asian companies, evaluated by a neutral, international jury in Munich.
The expansion of the ISPO AWARD by adding the COMMUNICATION area offers an international platform for all creatives in the sports business. Their work embodies the form, image and impact of the world of sports as presented to the public.
Newcomer Competition Receives Record Number of Entries
ISPO BRANDNEW, the world’s largest newcomer competition in the sports business, will honor the top 50 newcomers from the international sports industry. Former winners test and evaluate the entries during the jury meeting at the end of October.
Messe München International adds the ISPO SHANGHAI to its exhibition portfolio which already includes ISPO BEIJING; the new event is yet another strong, segment-overlapping sports business platform in the key growth market of China.
One-Time Date Change for ISPO BEIJING 2015 to January
In 2015 the Chinese New Year celebrations start on February 19, and traditionally last for fifteen days, thus overlapping the usual February date for ISPO BEIJING. Moving the trade show forward was essential.
Textile Innovations For The Sportswear Market 2015/2016
The ISPO Textrends Forum presented innovations from the textile and component sector for the second time during ISPO MUNICH. Close to 2,450 interested visitors – representing an increase of 63 percent – came to this year’s forum.
The desire of the industry for a summer platform in China has been expressed increasingly at ISPO BEIJING, which has taken place for the past 10 years. In addition to Winter ISPO, it should simplify the required market coverage.