Every year, a few weeks after PADDLEexpo, the annual Buyers Guide comes to life; for paddlers in all four corners of the world, the Guide becomes the juncture to check out the novelties of the Planet Paddlesports.
Opening its pages with the industry magazine section, the Guide also aims to be a reflection of what visitors would have seen at this year’s show, while anticipating where the future will take us.
This PADDLEexpo Buyers Guide you are about to read, known to some as the Paddlesports Bible, has become the reference over the past 10 years. With over 185 000 digital views and downloads in 2016, (250,000 anticipated for 2017), and 30,000 print copies, we are proud to say it is the biggest and most widely read in the world. This year, we hope this guide keeps answering your needs and thirst for information on anything paddlesports gear related.
So here it is paddlesports enthusiasts, gear addicts, water lovers: the 2017 Paddlesports Buyers Guide. The awaited annual collection of all the products available on the market is now out – brought to you by KAYAK SESSION PUBLISHING. This publication gathers 700+ products, doing the work for you. No matter how you find pleasure on the water, whether you are a newcomer to paddlesports or an expert, here is your annual fix for dream gear.
FREE DOWNLOAD. You can either download the full guide (60MB), or, download it per category:
Die PADDLEexpo 2016 schloss mit ähnlichen Zahlen wie in den Vorjahren:
Besucher: 1550 (2015: 1393) aus 44 Nationen.
Der Anteil internationaler Besucher lag bei 54%, führend waren: Schweiz (5%), Italien, Tschechien, Großbritannien, Frankreich (je 4%) gefolgt von Österreich, Norwegen, Portugal, Polen, Slowenien und Holland.
Anzahl Stände 135 / Marken 282
Fläche brutto 8400 / netto 5000 m2 (ausgebucht)
Die nächste PADDLEexpo findet vom 19.–21. September 2017 statt, dann in Halle 7A im Messezentrum Nürnberg.
PADDLEexpo 2016 attendance similar to previous years:
Visitors: 1550 (2015: 1393) from 44 nations.
The percentage of international visitors is 54%, most came from SWITZERLAND (5%), ITALY, CZECH REPUBLIC, UNITED KINGDOM, FRANCE (4%), followed by AUSTRIA, NORWAY, PORTUGAL, POLAND, SLOVENIA and THE NETHERLANDS
Number of booths 135 / brands 282
Floor space gross 8400 / net 5000 m2 (fully booked)
The next PADDLEexpo will be 19.-21. September 2017, then in hall 7A at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre.
Visitors 2016 came from:
AUSTRIA; BELGIQUE; BULGARIA; CANADA; CHINA; CROATIA; CYPRUS; CZECH REPUBLIC; DENMARK; GERMANY; ESPANA; FINLAND; FRANCE; GREECE; HUNGARY; INDIA; IRAN; IRELAND; ISRAEL; ITALIA; JAPAN; KUWAIT; LATVIA (LETTLAND); LITHUANIA (LITAUEN); LUXEMBOURG; MALTA; NORWAY; POLAND; PORTUGAL; REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA; ROMANIA; RUSSIA; SERBIA / SRBIJA; SLOVAK REPUBLIC; SLOVENIA; SOUTH KOREA (ROK); SWEDEN; SWITZERLAND; TAIWAN (R.O.C.); THE NETHERLANDS; TUERKIYE; UKRAINE; UNITED KINGDOM; USA
Yes, we are listening to the news from the other side of the Atlantic (SLC-show considering moving from August to June). Yes, we have acknowledged the Friedrichshafen event shifting to June. However: PADDLEexpo will stay an annual event and will be held between mid of September and early October. Period.
The 2017 dates are: 19.-21.September 2017, Hall 7A (slightly bigger than this year’s hall)
Every year after the show, Kayaksession Magazine puts together the Buyers Guide for the next season. The printed version of the Buyers Guide will be sent to the subscribers with the next magazines, further on the PDF version will be published on several websites.
PADDLEexpo exhibitors can promote some of their products there for free. More details at the product data upload page:
Coolest Product of the Show 2016 We are now accepting entries for the PADDLEexpo
Taking place at the expo, october 7th-9th 2016, the PADDLEexpo Coolest Product of the Show is geared towards designers, manufacturers and importers. The only condition is the product must be at the show. This contest is aimed to highlight a product that the jury thinks is making a difference, through its innovation, performance, design, utility, etc……read more