If you are planning a visit to the National Outdoor Expo, make sure that you pay a visit to the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) stand to cast your vote for the most innovative outdoor products being launched to the market in 2021.  The OIA will have a display feature that highlights all the product entries in the 2021 UK Outdoor Industry Awards.  Public voting online is already open on the OIA website HERE where you can review the product entries and cast your vote early.  Alternatively you can do it personally at the show where you can learn about the products in all nine categories before casting your vote.  You might also be lucky enough to win one of the featured products.

A panel of judges comprised of experts from the outdoor industry including key journalists and retailers will also help to decide the eventual overall winners from over 90 product entries in the nine categories including. Footwear, Accessories, Backpacks / Travel Luggage, Camping Equipment, Climbing Equipment, Clothing, Family, Sleeping & Tents.   Confirmed judges include Will Renwick ( Editor, Outdoorsmagic) Sian Lewis (Freelance writer and magazine editor, The Girl Outdoors) Andy Green (Commercial Director, SportPursuit), Matt Jones (outdoor writer and editor, Matt Jones) Gary Martin (Editor, Caravan and Motorhome Club Magazine) Jon Doran (Gear Editor, Trek & Mountain).  Online voting remains open until the 2nd April 2021, and the winners of each category will be officially announced at the Outdoor Industries Association’s (OIA) annual Conference & AGM on the 21st April 2021.  Following the awards ceremony, news of the winners will be shared via various media publications and social media platforms.

For further information about the awards, please visit  https://www.theoia.co.uk/awards2021vote/  Online voting URL: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/OIAAwards

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