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Latest news and services for your coverage of ISPO

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.

Discover the press services for ISPO Munich and OutDoor by ISPO.

In addition, current exhibitor press information is available to you.

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Press releases
  • 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.
  • ISPO Beijing
    Professional exchange of the international sporting goods industry at ISPO Beijing
    The leading trade fair for the sporting goods industry in the Asia-Pacific region – ISPO Beijing – will celebrate its 15th anniversary from January 16 to 19, 2019. ISPO Beijing will then take place in a new location — the China International Exhibition Center (CIEC) in Beijing. Visitors will discover product innovations and trends from the Winter Sports, Outdoor and Health & Fitness segments in three halls. Many presentations and events will also take place during the four days of the trade fair. A ski resort tour, which will give visitors the opportunity to get to know the Chinese winter sports region, will round off the trade fair.
  • ISPO Munich
    Sports program at ISPO Munich
    ISPO Munich is the most important event in the calendar for the international sports business. In January 2018, over 2,800 exhibitors showcased their products at the leading international trade fair spread across 16 halls, however the 2019 event will boast an extra two halls. The multi-segment trade fair will feature all industry highlights for the upcoming year and provide manufacturers, brands and sports retailers with plenty of space for meetings and networking. Set across 18 halls for the first time ever, the main focus in 2019 will be on “Health, Physical Activity and Sport.” However, other topics under the spotlight at ISPO Munich will include “Digitalization” and “Women in the Sports Business.” ISPO Munich will be held from February 3 to 6, 2019.
  • ISPO Munich
    ISPO Team best prepared
    The ISPO team is getting a boost with the addition of two new Community Managers, Franziska Zindl and Bastian Dietz. They will be in charge of the forward-looking areas “Digitize – Retail & Industry Services” and “Snowsports & Bike” and are part of a new team structure that takes account of the extended ISPO network. After all, another leading trade fair will also be held in Munich from 2019, namely OutDoor by ISPO. It will be headed by Markus Hefter as Exhibition Group Director, who is already in charge of ISPO Munich. ISPO introduces the new colleagues.
  • OutDoor by ISPO
    Climbing equipment
    OutDoor by ISPO is coming to Munich and numerous exhibitors and partners have already confirmed their involvement in the trade fair (June 30 to July 3, 2019)—around nine months in advance. The international trade fair for the outdoor industry owes its popularity in no small part to the new profile, which extends far beyond the exhibition halls themselves: the 365-day platform provides brands and manufacturers with the digital and physical channels they need to be able to communicate with their customers all year round. As such, OutDoor by ISPO is the reliable, modern and pioneering platform that the industry has been looking for.
  • ISPO Award
    ISPO Award Logo
    The phase for the submission of applications for the ISPO Award 2019 will start on October 1, 2018. The process is designed to uncover the world’s most outstanding products and services in the sports industry. An independent panel of international experts will assess several hundreds of entries against strict criteria. There are some changes compared to previous years, including the fact that this year the application process will end on December 7, 2018.