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UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017

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The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), in association with the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2016) and The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show, has launched trade only online voting for the 2017 UK Outdoor Industry Awards, giving the trade an opportunity to select their favourite outdoor products which are brand new to the outdoor market.

Votes can be placed online until 5pm on 2nd September by clicking here.

Please note: only one entry per email address will be allowed, and invalid email addresses or email addresses relating to the entered brands (employees or sister companies from the same group) will not be counted.


Not only will the outdoor trade be able to vote online, but all products entered for the UK Outdoor Industry Awards will also be displayed at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS 2016), the UK's largest outdoor trade exhibition, in September (7th & 8th) 2016, providing an opportunity for visitors to touch and feel all of the products entered across the ten categories.

Combining the online votes with the expert opinions from the judges panel, a maximum of three finalists from each category will be selected and announced at the OTS Party, sponsored by Vango, 'celebrating 50 years outdoors', which is brand new for this year's show, taking place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 7th September.

Tickets are great value with a nominal cost of just £5, which includes entry to the party, hog roast, side dishes and a drink - party tickets are now available to buy online until 24th August at Please note: Tickets WILL NOT be available to purchase at the show or at the door as catering numbers need to be provided in advance. The final deadline to purchase tickets for the OTS Party is Wednesday 24th August 2016.

Award categories include Accessories, Backpacks/Travel Luggage/Bags, Camping Equipment, Climbing Equipment, Clothing, Footwear, Sleeping, and Tents/Awnings, Family Products, Digital Products.

For further information about exhibiting at OTS 2016, please contact the show organisers, MCS, on 0161 437 4634 or visit to download the booking form.