Tag Archives: Salt Lake

Outdoor Retailer and SIA Snow Show Merge

Outdoor Retailer and SIA

It’s been an insane year for Emerald Expositions, LLC (“Emerald Expositions”), producer of Outdoor Retailer.  When the largest conference for reps, retailers and manufacturers of outdoor goods (Outdoor Industries Association/OIA) recently took a political stand and bailed on Utah, it forced Emerald to hunt for new digs for the OIA expo when their contract expires with Salt Lake City in 2019. […]

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Salt Lake Olympics’ Light Shines On

Fifteen years ago last week, Utah saw a party like no other. For a brief three weeks, the world’s eyes turned to Salt Lake City and the Salt Lake Olympics. Who would have guessed that the Beehive State with its crappy liquor laws and right-wing politics could host the world’s biggest party; especially after the devastation of 9-11 in 2001. […]

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Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2017 Lookbook

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The Outdoor Retailer Show blew into Salt Lake City with a shortened, three-day schedule and flurry that equaled the Wasatch storms of #Janubury. These were trying times; struggling to walk the show floor of the Salt Palace Convention Center while it dumped that famous Utah snow on the mountains outside. Dumped. The irony was noted; stuck inside looking at the […]

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