At a meeting at ispo winter in Munich held the week of February 5th top managers of SIA and ispo looked at all possibilities to try to alleviate a holiday-based show date conflict for 2008. ISPO winter dates are set for January 27th through January 30th, and SIA Snow Sports Trade Show is scheduled from January 29th to February 1, 2008.
ispo Russia had a good winter premier in the Crocus Center Moscow from February 20 to 23, 2006 following the summer event in September 2005. A total of 230 brands from 21 countries exhibited their latest fashion collections and sports products over an area of 11,000 sq. m.; the exhibitors also included national service and technology suppliers.
A group of 13 trend-setting US board retailers is headed to ispo Winter in Munich to explore the growing side of a market, previously dominated by US brands. The visit supports the ever-increasing image and value of the European board markets and the interest US companies show in expanding their business overseas.