Using the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance’s Fall Show in Knoxville, Tenn., to make the announcement, Outdoor Retailer is moving both its Winter and Summer Market shows to new months starting in 2018. That year, Outdoor Retailer Summer Market will move to June 11-14 (Monday-Thursday) in Salt Lake City, and Winter Market will take place November 12-15 (Monday-Thursday).
Both events will take place about a week prior to Grassroots’ Connect expos, with the June event scheduled to take place in Sandy, Utah.
Outdoor Retailer also announced it would create a “Paddle Life Expo” show in September. There has been talk for some time about paddlesports getting its own event, and Paddle Life is expected to supplant Surf Expo for OR’s parent Emerald