January 22, 2014

Cover Story

CEO of the Year

Utah’s business landscape is rich with professionals who have le...Read More

Featured Articles

Did you go Skiing this winter?

Around Utah

Sections

Spotlight
Martin Plaehn

Spotlight
Karen Sendelback

Legal Briefs
Social Media and Employers: Friends or Enemies?

Money Talk
The Case for HSAs

Economic Insight
Time to Show Up

Lessons Learned
Make a Move

TechKnowledge
In the Lab

EntrepreneurEdge
Rent to Own

Business Trends
Back from the Dead

Living Well
Artful Inspiration

Features
A Breath of Fresh Air

Features
Worst-Case Scenario

Regional Report
Northern Utah

Focus
Measure Up

Industry Outlook
Travel & Tourism

Players
Players

Article

Outdoor Retailer Returns to Salt Palace Convention Center Jan. 22-25

Information from press release

January 22, 2014

Salt Lake City — An estimated 22,000 manufacturers, retailers and suppliers to the outdoor industry are expected to visit Utah this week, generating more than $20 million in direct delegate spending to Salt Lake and the state of Utah. The Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2014 expo runs Jan. 22 through Jan. 25 at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center. The All Mountain Demo was held at Solitude Mountain Resort Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Since moving the Summer and Winter Markets to Salt Lake in 1996, direct delegate spending by Outdoor Retailer attendees has totaled more than $468 million, accounting for nearly $43.6 million in city, county and state taxes.

Salt Lake is the ideal location for the Outdoor Retailer conventions; our mountains are close and our city is vibrant,” said Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams. “Convention-goers benefit our local economy when they eat in our restaurants, ski at our resorts, and shop in our stores.

"The manufacturers, retailers and suppliers attending OR understand the ethos of Salt Lake,” said Scott Beck, president and CEO of Visit Salt Lake. “This show fits Salt Lake and all it represents, and we appreciate everything it adds to our community."

I know I speak on behalf of our entire community in lauding and celebrating our biannual opportunity to host the Outdoor Retailer gathering in Salt Lake City,” said Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker.

Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) recently released “The Outdoor Recreation Economy,” a report showing that outdoor recreation is a major economic driver in the United States — and one that has grown throughout the recession.

Utah Business Social
UB Events View All
Utah Healthcare Summit and Healthcare Heroes Utah Business Event
Oct 6, 2015
The Utah Healthcare Summit is a gathering of all of the major employers, healthcare professionals...
Sustainable Business Awards Utah Business Event
Nov 19, 2015
Utah Business magazine is pleased to announce the Utah Sustainable Business Awards. This program ...
Sustainable Business Awards 2015 - NOMINATIONS OPEN IN JULY 2015Utah Business Event
Nov 19, 2015
Utah Business magazine is pleased to announce the 2015 Sustainable Business Awards! This program...
Community Events View All
Advanced Human Resources Management 5-day Certificate Program
Sep 3, 2015
Employers Council, a trusted non-profit employers association, is proud to present Advanced Human...
Utah Special Needs Workshop
Sep 8, 2015
Utah Special Needs Workshops gives information that empowers families to create the best environ...

info@utahbusiness.com  |  90 South 400 West, Ste 650 Salt Lake City, Utah 84101   |  (801) 568-0114

Advertise with Utah Business

Submit an Event

* indicates required information
* Event Name:
Price (general):
Website (if applicable):
Coordinator's Name:
Coordinator's Email:
Coordinator's Phone:
Venue Name:
Venue Address:
Venue City:
Venue Zip:
Event Capacity:
Date(s):
to
* Event Description:
  Cancel