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Tuesday, December 1st 2015

Relaunch of the ISPO.COM website

by Andi Spies

With the relaunch of ISPO.COM the new website becomes an information platform and contact point for all B2B and B2C sports business professionals. The ISPO NEWSBLOG that has been reporting on the latest sports industry news on a daily, weekly and monthly basis will now be part of ISPO.COM. With ISPO.COM sports business professionals that […]

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Monday, October 5th 2015

Dynafit expands in the Far East

by Markus Huber

After opening its own office in Tokyo last year, the specialty brand of ski touring equipment is expanding quickly in the Asian-Pacific region. Dynafit has now signed distribution agreements for South Korea and China. For Korea, it has sealed a ten-year contract with K2, which distributes K2 and Eider in the country. It was said […]

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Olympic Beijing 2.0: After the 2008 Summer Games, the Bird's Nest will be used again for events at the 2022 Olympics - right next to the venue of ISPO BEIJING.

Sunday, August 2nd 2015

2022 – a year of opportunities for China’s industry

by Markus Huber

Beijing was the top candidate for the Winter Olympics 2022, and, therefore, it came as no surprise that the Chinese capital walked away with the ticket to host the games in 2022 last Friday. It may have also been a political decision to grant the event to Beijing so shortly after it had already hosted […]

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Freunde im Olympischen Geist: (v.l.n.r.) Direktor der Messe Bozen, Reinhold Marsoner, Klaus Dittrich, Vorsitzender der Geschäftsführung der Messe München International, Armin Hilpold, Präsident der Messe Bozen, und der deutsche Botschafter a.D. und Verwaltungsratsmitglied der Messe Bozen, Reinhard Schäfers. (C) Jan Frommel

Friday, July 31st 2015

ISPO BEIJING: In anticipation of 2022 Olympics – extended agreement with Alpitec China

by Markus Huber

We crossed our fingers, now it is official. The 2022 Olympic Winter Games will be held in Beijing! ISPO is especially pleased with this outcome, since the trade fair has been expressly supporting the development of the Chinese sports market for many years with ISPO BEIJING and the recently launched ISPO SHANGHAI. The extension of […]

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Friday, July 3rd 2015

ISPO SHANGHAI: “A new era is dawning”

by Markus Huber

Three questions for Tobias Gröber, executive director business unit consumer goods, Messe München, and head of ISPO Group You have been represented in China since 2005 with ISPO BEIJING. What is your take on your involvement? ISPO BEIJING has been growing continuously for years. It has evolved into the most important B2B multi-segment platform in […]

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Thursday, June 25th 2015

Exclusive: China in a paralympic spirit

by Markus Huber

An interview with Baggio Zhong, founder and CEO of Chinese outdoor brand Kailas, and German Paralympics champion Martin Braxenthaler China’s sports industry is becoming increasingly aware of the opportunities and challenges of physically disadvantaged sports people in the country. This is partly due to Beijing’s possibly successful bid for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games and […]

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Monday, February 2nd 2015

ISPO BEIJING: Asia’s strong sports trade show posts new record figures

by Markus Huber

ISPO BEIJING continues its success story. 29.948 participants came to Beijing from January 28 to 31, 2015. This year, the show hosted over 430 exhibitors with more than 600 brands. Exhibitors praised the high quality of the visitors and the first-class side event program – in particular the Trend Forum, the Asia Pacific Snow Conference […]

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Friday, January 30th 2015

ISPO honors best Asian Sports Products for 2015-16

by Markus Huber

An international jury has picked the best Asian products for the next winter season. The prize-winning products are being exhibited at the current ISPO BEIJING trade show ending tomorrow. The overall winner to walk away with the prestigious “Asian Product of the Year” award is the Treksta Hands Free 103 GTX from South Korea, a running […]

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Friday, January 30th 2015

Lowa outlines ambitious plans for China

by Markus Huber

At ISPO BEIJING, which ends tomorrow, Werner Riethmann, managing partner of outdoor footwear manufacturer Lowa, confirmed his ambitions for the Chinese market. Currently, the company has 60 single-brand stores around the country. The target by the end of next year is to increase this to 100 outlets. According to Riethmann, 10 percent of annual production should be sold […]

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Tuesday, January 27th 2015

Today’s show to be largest ISPO BEIJING ever

by Markus Huber

During a press conference yesterday in the Chinese capital, Tobias Gröber, business unit director for consumer goods at Messe München, said that this year’s ISPO BEIJING will break another record in terms of the number of exhibiting companies. The show started today and will run through until Saturday, Jan 31. It hosts 434 exhibitors representing 656 […]

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