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PaddleTV’s 2022 Buyer’s Guide – Open for Submissions

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Beachburg, Canada: Submissions for the second annual PaddleTV Buyer’s Guide are now being accepted. The Buyer’s Guide series is released through the PaddleTV YouTube Channel as well as shared through Facebook and Instagram. With over 86,000 subscribers and 16 million views, PaddleTV is one of the most popular paddling focused YouTube channels in the world.

Produced by Heliconia, PaddleTV’s Buyer’s Guide is an authentic and unbiased video series showcasing the year’s best paddlesports products. The series will be hosted by world renowned paddler, instructor, TV show host, and YouTuber Ken Whiting, and will help consumers with their purchasing decisions through authentic and unbiased reviews of kayaks and kayaking gear. Once he has fully reviewed and tested each product, Ken will recognizing the best paddlesport products of the year with PaddleTV’s Best-In-Class Awards. “The biggest challenge the paddlesport industry faces,” explains Ken, “is turning the large number of new and casual paddlers into lifetime participants. One of the best ways to do this, is to help them choose the right gear, to ensure a positive paddling experience.”

The Buyer’s Guide categories will feature products from the following categories: 

Recreational Kayaks

Touring and Sea Kayaks

Fishing Kayaks

Portable Kayaks (Inflatable, folding, etc)

Multiwater Kayaks

Whitewater Kayaks



Paddling Apparel & PFDs

Paddling Accessories

Submissions for product consideration are being accepted until November 19th, 2021. Brands interested in being featured in the PaddleTV Buyer’s Guide series are encouraged to read more at or to reach out to Jenna Hill at

ABOUT HELICONIA: Heliconia is an award-winning video production and marketing company that helps destinations and brands reach the US adventure travel audience. The company produces eight unique media projects, providing authentic storytelling opportunities for every adventure and every destination. These series include: Epic Trails, Epic Trails: Mountain BikingFacing WavesAdventure CitiesGreat Family AdventureBA FishingChad Hoover Fishing and Road Trip Angler. Heliconia has a proven formula that marries inspiring video production with guaranteed television and digital distribution, ensuring that your message is heard by the adventure travel community in a unique and impactful way. For more information, visit


Lauren McIllfaterick

Heliconia, Communications Manager