Find out the winners at the OTS Social

Entries for the prestigious Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) Novel Awards have been assessed by a panel of industry experts and the finalists for each category have now been selected.
 
Since they were introduced in 2010, the Novel Awards have continued to grow in popularity demonstrating the importance of recognising achievements and innovations from manufacturers across the outdoor industry.
 
The finalists in each category are:
 
ACCESSORIES

•    Eskimo Agencies – LifeStraw Go Water Filter – Stand 210
•    Meridian Zero – Skywatch Windoo – Stand 32
•    Eskimo Agencies – Scrubba Wash Bag – Stand 210
•    Ardblair Sports Importers – Leki Albula Lite Speedlock 2 – Stand 40d

CAMPING EQUIPMENT

•    Outdoor Brands – Powermonkey Explorer 2 – Stand 1a
•    Rosker – Primus Winter Gas – Stand 85
•    Wild Stove – EzyStove – Stand N8
 
CLOTHING

•    Keela – Heritage Trousers – Stand 54
•    Páramo -Ciclo Jacket – Stand 69
•    Kozi Kidz – Vestis Rainset – Stand 214
 
FOOTWEAR

•    Feetz – Pocket Wellies – Stand N10
•    Keen – UNEEK Shoes – Stand 5
•    Rosker – Hanwag Tatra Bunion GTX – Stand 85
 
RUCKSACKS/LUGGAGE

•    Force Ten – Alpine 45 – Stand 352
•    Smashii -Global Pack 55 – Stand 40f
•    Peak Development – Packr Mountaineer 56 – Stand 51
 
SLEEPING BAGS

•    SMG Outdoor – Kelty Dualist – Stand 337
•    SMG Outdoor – Sierra Designs Mobile Mummy – Stand 337
•    SMG Outdoor – Sierra Designs Back Country Bed – Stand 337
 
TENTS & AWNINGS

•    Coleman – Cortes Octagon 8 – Grass Block 32-1
•    Coleman – Event Shelter – Grass Block 32-1
•    ProAgencies – Therm-a-Rest LuxuryLite Cot Bug Shelter and Sun Shield – Grass Block 49-6
 
All of the finalists’ products will be on display throughout OTS and will be located within the Link Area between Hall 1 & 2, with the tents being displayed separately at the top right hand corner of Hall 2.  The winner in each category and the overall ‘Product of the Year 2014’ will be voted by a panel of industry figures which include:
 
•    Andrew Denton – CEO – Outdoor Industries Association
•    Ben Winnard – South West Regional Manager – Cotswold Outdoor
•    Bryn Davies – Gear Editor – Adventure Travel
•    John Manning – Editor – Lakeland Walker
•    Phoebe Smith – Editor – Wanderlust
•    Simon Ingram – Editor – Trail
•    Steve Jenkinson – National Sales Manager – Go Outdoors
•    Tom Richardson – Editor – Outdoor Review and Gear Editor Climb
  
The winners will be announced on Wednesday 10th September at the OTS Social at 6pm, a great opportunity for manufacturers and retailers to network over complimentary refreshments.

Visitors can pre-register for OTS 2014 at www.outdoortradeshow.com

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