ISPO Presse Portal

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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
  • OutDoor by ISPO
    Outdoor Equipment
    But what does it mean to be outdoors and what is its significance for people? What hurdles need to be overcome for the perfect outdoor experience? Commissioned by the OutDoor by ISPO team at Messe München, the renowned Cologne-based market research institute rheingold searched across Germany for answers to these questions and investigated the spiritual core of being outdoors. The results can be used to derive specific recommended actions for outdoor gear manufacturers and specialty retailers.
  • ISPO Munich
    The megatrend “individualisation”
    Individualized products are moving to the forefront, creating a broad range of new opportunities for the sporting goods industry in the process. This trend is all about “me, myself and I.” And that should be found in the product being purchased. Examples range from personally designed athletic shoes or skis to customized ski boots. Brands are learning that they must integrate their customers into manufacturing processes or into the late-stage refinement work that goes into their products. The trend is being accelerated by digital gadgets, those popular “wearables” that are actually mini-computers that support athletes during their activities and collect data. These data then form the basis for the manufacture of even more personalized products. At ISPO Munich (February 3–6, 2019), trade visitors will gain a comprehensive overview of today’s and tomorrow’s trends.
  • ISPO Munich
    Women in Sports Business
    The international survey of ISPO Munich involving 833 exhibitors and visitors to ISPO Munich shows that a high share of sports products is specifically aimed at women – but there are still too few female managers. While the sports business increasingly focuses on women and their requirements as a target group, a lot of potential is not being exploited in the areas of marketing and product development.
  • ISPO Munich
    Safety equipment
    Enthusiasm for winter sports remains unbroken. Demand for the right winter sports equipment is correspondingly high. The buying preferences of many amateur athletes have changed considerably in recent years: for example, consumers are increasingly interested in how sustainable their equipment is and what materials are used to produce it. In addition, many are becoming more willing to spend on high-quality products if this increases enjoyment and performance.
  • ISPO Munich
    Sport highlights
    From yoga and fitness trends to esports and new developments in the world of climbing: more than 2,800 international exhibitors will be presenting their highlights and innovations at ISPO Munich, the world’s largest sports trade fair, which is set to be held from February 3 to 6. In addition to live demonstrations and workshops, industry professionals can expect to see a large number of prominent athletes. Among them biathlon legend Ole Einar Bjørndalen, who will receive the ISPO Cup this year.
  • ISPO Beijing
    ISPO Beijing Product innovationen
    More than 400 exhibitors representing 682 brands and approximately 30,000 trade visitors and key opinion leaders (KOLs) took part in ISPO Beijing and Alpitec China held at the China International Exhibition Center (CIEC) from January 16 to 19, 2019. This year, the most important sports trade fair in the Asia-Pacific region was jam-packed with numerous forums, trends and innovative products and services relating to winter sports, outdoors, health & fitness, and manufacturing & suppliers. Soccer also featured for the first time.
  • ISPO Munich
    ISPO Munich Sports Week
    Each year, ISPO Munich (February 3–6, 2019) attracts more than 2,800 international exhibitors and over 80,000 industry professionals to the Bavarian capital. Trade visitors get an exclusive overview at the highlights of the upcoming sporting year. Since 2018, end consumers have also been able to take advantage of the trade fair: ISPO Munich Sports Week (February 2–9, 2019) brings the passion for sports to downtown Munich and invites sports enthusiasts to take part in and try out numerous events. A highlight of the sports week is the ISPO Munich Night Run presented by BUFF®, which takes place on February 2 at the Olympic Park.
  • ISPO Textrends
    Textrend jury
    A record number of international companies applied for ISPO Textrends, the performance textiles, accessories and trims forum for the Sports & Out-doors markets. Judged by an international jury of textile experts, Best Product, TOP TEN and Selection were awarded in 10 sectors that will feature at the ISPO Textrends forum at ISPO Beijing in January and ISPO Munich in February 2019.