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The press portal gives you access to all information about the ISPO network that is necessary for editorial coverage. The latest press releases as well as photo material for ISPO Munich, OutDoor by ISPO, ISPO Beijing, ISPO Shanghai and the ISPO Business Solutions are available for download.

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Press releases
  • ISPO Award
    Product of the Year Outdoor: Biopod DownWool Nature/Grüezi Bag
    The ISPO Award is regarded as a well-established seal of quality and approval for outstanding products in the sports industry. The 2019 winners have now been chosen. An independent international jury of experts have chosen the winners in the five segments Health & Fitness, Outdoor, Snowsports, Team & Social Sports, and Urban from amongst several hundreds of entries. Various trends are emerging in terms of the digital connectivity of sports products, the area of modern high-tech materials and the sustainability of functional clothing and footwear. A selection of the award-winning products will be showcased from February 3 to 6, 2019 at ISPO Munich in Hall B1.
  • ISPO Munich
    Ski sporting goods retailers
    The range of skiing activities has never been so expansive: Winter sports enthusiasts can choose from all sorts of innovative and traditional activities, including carving, freeskiing, ski touring and Alpine skiing. Each of these activities will be brought together in one special skiing hall at ISPO Munich (February 3–6, 2019). Exhibitors representing the leading ski brands will have the best conditions to display their solutions. Professional visitors will profit from the central hub for the entire skiing portfolio. Through the integration of the ski hall (Hall B5) in the Snowsports segment (Halls B2—B6), all information for the winter sports season will be ideally presented for sports business professionals.
  • ISPO Digitize
    ISPO Digitize Area Hall C6
    The digital transformation within the sports industry will be one of the hot topics at ISPO Munich 2019 (February 3 to 6) and for the second time ever will be given its very own dedicated area at the world’s leading trade fair for the sports business in the form of the ISPO Digitize Arena. Since it was launched in 2018, ISPO Digitize is the trend and innovation platform through which digital experts inform sports retailers and manufacturers about digital products, services and market opportunities. For the first time ever, ISPO Digitize will also enable visitors to experience the world of eSports. The ISPO Academy will also address the topic of digitalization as part of its program.
  • ISPO Beijing
    Visitors at ISPO Beijing
    ISPO Beijing 2019 will open its doors from January 16–19. About 400 exhibitors representing 700 brands are expected for the 15th anniversary of the fair at its new location, the China International Exhibition Center (CIEC). They will present their latest products and technologies in the areas of winter sports, outdoors and health & fitness to the specialist audience. One of this year’s highlights is the partnership with Germany’s top professional soccer league, the Bundesliga. A number of leading clubs in the league will also attend the fair, which will be complemented by a variety of talks, podium discussions and forums.
  • ISPO Digitize
    FC Bayern Basketball
    By adding eSports as a new element to the ISPO network, ISPO continues to drive the global evolution of sports. For representatives of the sports business, including sporting goods retailers, brands, manufacturers and associations, the ISPO network is now the perfect place to find out about trends, developments and the potential of eSports and to learn more all year round on ISPO Digitize will also focus on the topic during ISPO Munich 2019 (February 3–6). Exhibitors and visitors will have the opportunity in Hall C6 to experience eSports in person and learn about more about it in workshops.
  • ISPO Munich
    ISPO Munich Retail
    The retail program “Altogether to Munich” supports sports retailers from Austria, Italy, Poland, Scandinavia, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom in their planning for ISPO Munich itself and on site. From registration and hotel bookings to arranging appointments and trade fair tours in their own language, the all-round carefree package covers everything the sports retailers need to get a market overview at the world’s leading trade fair for the sports business. The program is an extension of “Club ISPO France”, which has been connecting retailers from France with partners and exhibitors for five years now. ISPO Munich is taking place from February 3–6, 2019.
  • ISPO Munich
    ISPO Brandnew Overall Winner ORIGINAL+
    The expert jury for the ISPO Brandnew award has selected the 2019 winners from more than 400 submissions. The most innovative products with true market relevance are distinguished each year in the world’s largest competition for start-ups in the sports industry. This year, the concept from ORIGINAL+ for the mass custom manufacturing of alpine skis came out as the overall winner. The other award winners offered remarkable products with personalized functions, new safety features and unconventional ideas. Visitors can see the ISPO Brandnew award winners and finalists from February 3 through 6, 2019, in the ISPO Brandnew Village at ISPO Munich.