Product Of The Year Awards


Taking place annually at PADDLEexpo are the Paddlesport Product of the Year Awards, geared towards designers, manufacturers, and importers. The contest aims to highlight products that are making a difference through innovation, performance, design, utility, etc.
A panel of independent authorities, from product development engineers, retailers, outfitters, and former manufacturers, as well as paddlers, have been recruited to vote. The lucky winners will be announced during the industry dinner.

There are 11 categories:
– Paddles
– Accessories
– Recreational Paddling
– Sea Kayaking
– Canoeing
– Inflatable
– Kayak Fishing
– Stand Up Paddling
– Whitewater Kayaking
– Apparel/Equipment
– Special jury prize

The award ceremony is held by Kayaksession Publishing, this company is the responsible organizer. Contact:
To participate in the competition:….

Kayak Session Publishing is the international media partner of PADDLEexpo and has been since the very beginnings of the show. The Kayak Session crew will once again be presenting the Paddlesport Product of the Year Awards at the annual Industry Dinner alongside award-winning movies.

PADDLEexpo is a professional trade show, it is not a public show. If you are unsure of your eligibility please get in touch with us before traveling to the show.