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Paddlesports Retailer 2017 - Attendee Registration
Wed, Aug 30, 2017, 9:00 AM – Fri, Sep 1, 2017, 3:00 PM CDT
Paddlesports Retailer began with a very simple concept - create a high-quality tradeshow for paddlers, by paddlers - held at a time of year when retailers can actually attend and in a location that is affordable and accessible to most of the country. Thus, Paddlesports Retailer was born.
We invite you to join us in Madison this fall to discover for yourself why Paddlesports Retailer is the official tradeshow of the paddlesports industry! Visit www.paddlesportsretailer.com for more information
Please use this form to register for the Paddlesports Retailer 2017 show. The show is open only to retailers, exhibitors, independent reps working for an exhibitor, working media (by approval by show management only), and industry non-profits. It is not open to the public. Paddlesports Retailer reserves the exclusive right and at all times to determine attendee eligibilty for the show.
Information about Paddlesports Retailer
SEE ALL THE BRANDS IN ONE PLACE
Paddlesports Retailer is the only place where you can see a curated mix of only brands that serve paddlesports retailers. Join us at Alliant Energy Center (home of Canoecopia) from August 30th - September 1st and then get back to your store for the weekend.
Wednesday, Aug. 30 - Friday, Sept. 1, 2017
Exhibit Hours (Wed-Thurs): 9:00 - 6:00 pm
Exhibit Hours (Friday): 9:00 - 3:00 pm
Location: Alliant Energy Center
TRY BEFORE YOU BUY
The demo day is central for buyers to be effective. We are holding the demo day a few hundred yards from the exhibition hall, in a small lake with grassy banks and shade. No more one hour bus rides!
The demo will be held Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 4:00 to 7:30. The main floor of the show will be open 9:00 to 6:00. This way a buyer can look at a boat on the show floor and make notes of what boats he or she wants to paddle. It makes the demo much more effective.
And of course, no demo day would be complete without a party - the First Annual Paddlesports Retailer Pig Roast!
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
On-Water Demo Hours: 4:00 - 7:30 pm
Pig Roast: 7:30 to Dark
Thursday, August 31, 2017
On-Water Demo Hours: 4:00 - 7:30 pm
HAVE FUN WITH FRIENDS
Work hard, play hard. We will celebrate the unique culture of paddlesports with networking events and industry parties. But we will also come together to discuss the most important topic facing our industry - getting more people on the water.
Full event listing coming soon!
GETTING TO MADISON
Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) offers non-stop flights to 12 major airports around the country and is only 15 minutes from downtown. And one of the world's busiest airports, Chicago's O'Hare (ORD), is only a quick two-hour drive from Madison and offers direct flights to 153 US cities and 55 international destinations.
BEST DEALS ON HOTELS
There are over 900 hotel rooms within walking distance of Alliant Energy Center, and another 1,500 within a short drive. We have negotiated a room block with preferred pricing with the Madison Visitor's Bureau. Visit our website for a link to the room block.
THINGS TO DO IN TOWN
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