Sport Achat is updating its 20th anniversary dates

Sport Achat is updating its 20th anniversary dates

A great meeting place for mountain and outdoor sports brand retailers, Sport Achat has always had the strength to offer a full range of equipment, apparel and accessories in a friendly environment, but also to be the place to take orders that strive to do well. meet the needs of buyers and brands, especially in terms of calendaring.

Sport Achat celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2023.

In 2023, to meet these last expectations, the show has decided to make a strategic change that also marks the 20th anniversary of the event. Therefore, brought forward by 5 weeks, the meeting will take place from January 30 to February 1 to adapt as much as possible to market trends and developments, especially with the changes imposed by the Covid crisis.

“Purchasing schedules are closed earlier and earlier to ensure the time of production and delivery, explains Mathieu Kurtz, director of the show. We must be at the service of the market, adapt to its changes and create new marks that will be placed on time. The date of January and February was praised and the largest number of our exhibitors, regardless of their product type. It also brought together the largest number of retailers during the shopping period.”

Already confirmed, the date change sees the return of many of the main players in the big family of winter sports. Therefore, more than 20,000 square meters, of the 402 exhibition brands registered for this 20th edition (mainly Rossignol, Amateis, Zag Skis, TSL, Sun Valley, Schöffel, Picture, Odlo, Petzl, Icebreaker, Monnet, Völkl, Dakine or Bolle) , Sport Achat announces the return of clothing and apparel experts such as Helly Hansen, Spyder, Norrona, Peak Performance, Salewa, Maandamano, Trespass, O Neill, Luhta or Icepeak among others and equipment manufacturers such as Scott, Dynafit and Lacroix which dates are more suitable.
Although this year also marks the strong presence of lifestyle brands: Palladium, Amman Shoes, Lathuile, Wrangler, Jeep, Olang Hooper, Blackstone, Hoff, Morisson, Kimberfeel, Pataugas, Blundstone, Emu, HBT, Project X, Sports d’ epoque , Vondutch, Pajar Canada, Heroseven, Dutexdor…

Purchase of Games 2022. Photo: Purchase of Games.

At the same time, the distribution also responded. Although more than 3,500 professional visitors are already expected for the 2023 edition, Sport Achat is also a meeting place for important players in the sale of outdoor sports products in France, such as Skiset (faithful to the show since the beginning) which will be connected. thanks to the change of date with Sport 2000 and Vieux Campeur.

Finally, this anniversary edition will bring an exhibition about pieces from the collections of the past 20 years and their evolution in 2024. A glimpse into the future will take place with the 20th anniversary of Sport Achat. Not to be missed either: Eneo New will bring together 12 creative and innovative companies with a conference program that will be launched soon. The evening in the exhibition hall will finally invite all the main characters of Sport Achat on Monday January 30 from 6:00 pm

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